Search for dissertations about: "pedagogical competence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words pedagogical competence.

  1. 1. Digital play in preschools : understandings from educational use and professional learning

    Author : Leif Marklund; Elza Dunkels; Kenneth Ekström; Åsa Bartholdsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; digital play; preschool; digitalisation; tablets; professional learning; professional development; early years; digital competence; literacy; workplace learning; preschool teachers; early childhood education; technology integration; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to improve knowledge on preschool teachers’ educational use of digital play and their professional learning about it. The thesis is focused on three questions; How can preschool teacher educational use of digital play be understood? How can the professional learning context of preschool teachers using digital play for educational purposes be understood? And, How can preschool teacher knowledge needs concerning educational use of digital play be understood?  The participants were preschool teachers who had started to introduce tablets and digital play in educational practice. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pedagogical quality in preschool : an issue of perspectives

    Author : Sonja Sheridan; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Pedagogical quality; external evaluations of pedagogical quality; selfevaluations of pedagogical quality; a model of competence development; children’s rights;

    Abstract : The main aims of this thesis on the pedagogical quality in preschool are: to define and describe a pedagogical concept of quality; to explore how quality is experienced and valued from different perspectives; to find out what characterises a pedagogical environment of high quality; and to discuss how those characteristics can be used to improve the quality of preschool. The thesis comprises four studies, a meta-perspective of the results of these and a theoretical framework. READ MORE

  3. 3. The professional preschool teacher under conditions of change – Competence and intentions in pedagogical practices

    Author : Panagiota Nasiopoulou; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; early childhood education; preschool teachers; professional competence; pedagogical practices; group organizing;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the relationship between preschool teachers’ professional competence and their pedagogical practices. Specifically, preschool teachers’ considerations on two pedagogical practices are studied: (i) organizing children into subgroups and (ii) working with curriculum content areas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Harnessing teachers’ perspectives : Recognizing mathematically highly able pupils and orchestrating teaching for them in a diverse ability classroom

    Author : Elisabet Mellroth; Yvonne Liljekvist; Jorryt van Bommel; Héctor Pérez Prieto; Marianne Nolte; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; High ability; Gifted education; Professional development; Mathematics; Differentiated education; Inclusive education; Teachers; Positioning theory; Pedagogiskt arbete; Educational Work;

    Abstract : There is a lack of research that explores teachers’ perspectives on teaching highly able pupils (HAPs) in the diverse ability classroom. Instead, pupils’ perspectives are common, such studies often concluding that teachers need more professional development or that they fail to support HAPs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Relational creativity : what can participatory art do for higher education?

    Author : Sol Morén; Simon Lindgren; Thomas von Wachenfeldt; Fernando Hernádez-Hernández; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; creativity; relational creativity; higher education; participatory art; visual arts; fine arts; arts-based research; participatory design; design for learning; sociotechnical design; educational design research; future education; rethinking education; sustainable development;

    Abstract : Why research creativity in higher education? Creativity is regarded as a key competence for future education by the European Union as well as by UNESCO, and my wish is to contribute to this contemporary global agenda of rethinking education. Creativity is central for complex problem- solving and we need to rethink education to facilitate for our future citizens to develop creativity, to be able to meet our interconnected world's urgent need for sustainable development. READ MORE