Search for dissertations about: "professional growth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the words professional growth.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Local public expenditure : Equality, quality and growth

    Author : Emelie Värja; Linda Andersson; Lars Hultkrantz; Niklas Jakobsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sports; growth; spatial econometrics; day activity service programs; intellectual disabilities; regional differences; local expenditure; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The focus of this dissertation is local government expenditure, where growth, quality, and equality is in the center of attention Essay 1: Sports and Local Growth in Sweden: Is a Sports Team Good for Local Economic Growth? The purpose of Essay 1 is to analyzethe effect of professional sports on the municipality’s tax base. I find no indications of a positive effect on the growth rate of per capita income from having a team in the top series. READ MORE

  3. 3. No limits : the 20th century discourse of economic growth

    Author : Eva Friman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; economic growth; growth discourse; development discourse; history of economics; environmental economics; ecological economics; ecomodernism; modernist economic ethos; narrative; power of language; limits to growth;

    Abstract : The breakthrough of the concept of economic growth in economics marks a paradigm shift in thinking about the economy and its place in 'reality.' This thesis analyzes the 20th century discourse of economic growth, focusing its unlimited connotations. The thesis consists of four case studies, two introductory parts and a concluding dis­cussion. READ MORE

  4. 4. Making Meals in Restaurants : Daily Practices and Professional Ideals

    Author : Lotte Wellton; Inger M Jonsson; Ute Walter; Anette Svingstedt; Per Skålén; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; craftmanship; FAMM; leadership; hospitality; practice theory; work place training; Måltidskunskap; Culinary Arts and Meal Science;

    Abstract : Thanks to the gastronomic development in recent decades in Sweden, the restaurant industry is growing significantly and has opportunities to attract new and wider groups of labour. However, despite media images of successful chefs and culinary creativity, there is a common perception of tiring working conditions and low wages that prevent restaurants from attracting staff. READ MORE

  5. 5. Teacher Change in relation to Professional Development in Entrepreneurial Learning

    Author : Helena Sagar; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : teacher professional development; entrepreneurial learning; science and technology education; authentic learning;

    Abstract : Abstract Compulsory school teachers’ perceptions and change in relation to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in entrepreneurial learning are investigated in this thesis. The teacher level focus is based on evidence pointing to the teacher’s strong impact on student interest and learning and the teacher as the single most influential actor on the implemented curriculum. READ MORE