Search for dissertations about: "professional development program"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the words professional development program.

  1. 1. Professional development in formative assessment : effects on teacher classroom practice and student achievement

    Author : Catarina Andersson; Torulf Palm; Jeremy Hodgen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; formative assessment; mathematics education; professional development; teacher education; student achievement;

    Abstract : The potential of formative assessment, evident in several research reviews, has raised the interest in many countries to invest in reform initiatives to develop its use. However, implementation of formative assessment is not straightforward and there is a lack of knowledge about how to design appropriate professional development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Opening the black box of mathematics teachers’ professional growth : a study of the process of teacher learning

    Author : Sara Engvall; Magnus Österholm; Christina Ottander; Björn Palmberg; Hanna Palmér; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Teacher learning; professional growth; professional development program; formative assessment; motivation; mathematics teachers; secondary school teachers; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work;

    Abstract : There is a lot of research done on professional development programs for teachers, especially with a focus on different characteristics of the program and whether it makes teachers change their teaching practice to such an extent that it enhances student achievement. However, there is not much research done on the learning process. READ MORE

  3. 3. Becoming a physics teacher : Disciplinary discourses and the development of professional identity

    Author : Johanna Larsson; John Airey; Eva Lundqvist; Anna Danielsson; Karim Hamza; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; physics teacher education; discourse analysis; professional identity; Physics with specialization in Physics Education; Fysik med inriktning mot fysikens didaktik;

    Abstract : In this Licentiate thesis I examine the system of physics teacher education. Physics teacher education is important because it is one of the main ways to influence how physics is taught in schools. READ MORE

  4. 4. Careers of Swedish Professional Handball Players : From an Empirical Model to Career-Long Psychological Support Services

    Author : Johan Ekengren; Natalia Stambulova; Urban Johnson; Ing-Marie Carlsson; Stiliana Chroni; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Career assistance program; Career development; Career transitions; Cultural praxis; Empirical career model; Handball.;

    Abstract : This PhD Project with a specialization in sport psychology is inspired by the cultural praxis of athletes’ careers paradigm. This implies that the Project blends theory, research, and practice within the context of Swedish handball, by investigating career pathways of professional players providing empirically based, and context specific, implications. READ MORE

  5. 5. Critical features and impacts of mathematics teacher professional development programs : Comparing and characterizing programs implemented at scale

    Author : Jannika Lindvall; Andreas Ryve; Marie Wiberg; Torulf Palm; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; critical features; mathematics; teacher professional development; Didactics; didaktik;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to contribute to the knowledge base on conceptualizations and impacts of teacher professional development (PD) programs. This is done by studying the case of two large-scale teacher PD programs. READ MORE