Search for dissertations about: "school algebra"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words school algebra.

  1. 1. International large-scale assessments and mathematics textbooks in a curriculum reform process Changes in lower secondary school algebra in Sweden 1995–2015

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kristina Palm Kaplan; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; curriculum reform; algebra; textbooks; international assessment; TIMSS; secondary school; test validity; student achievement.; Curriculum Studies; Didaktik;

    Abstract : Reforming a curriculum entails more than simply launching new steering documents: it includes the development of new materials, evaluation of reform and identification of needs for further action. Drawing from algebra material surrounding the 2011 Swedish curriculum reform, this thesis contributes to understanding the process of curriculum reform concerning mathematics textbooks and international large-scale assessments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Decisions Algebra and Implementation

    University dissertation from Växjö : School of Computer Science, Physics and Mathematics, Linnaeus University

    Author : Antonina Danylenko; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Classification; decision algebra; decision function; decision information; learning; Computer Science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : Processing decision information is a constitutive part in a number of applicationsin Computer Science fields. In general, decision information can be used to deduce the relationship between a certain context and a certain decision. Decision information is represented by a decision model that captures this information. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mathematics textbooks for teaching An analysis of content knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge concerning algebra in Swedish upper secondary education

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Institutionen för pedagogik, kommunikation och lärande

    Author : Wang Wei Sönnerhed; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mathematics textbooks; school algebra; solving methods; factorization; solving quadratic equations; mathematics teaching; content knowledge; pedagogical content knowledge; geometrical models; algebra history; embedded teaching trajectories;

    Abstract : In school algebra, using different methods including factorization to solve quadratic equations is one common teaching and learning topic at upper secondary school level. This study is about analyzing the algebra content related to solving quadratic equations and the method of factorization as presented in Swedish mathematics textbooks with subject matter content knowledge (CK) and pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) as analytical tools. READ MORE

  4. 4. Decontextualized language, logic, and algebra the relationship between Mozambican students’ achievement in school mathematics and their language and social background

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Ribas Salatiel Madaucane Guambe; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social sciences - Pedgogical work; Socialvetenskap - Pedagogiskt arbete; Mathematics Education; Matematik och lärande;

    Abstract : Researchers in mathematics education have always stressed the relevance of algebra in school mathematics and have produced a wide range of empirical and theoretical outcomes in relation to this field. In addition, the importance of language proficiency for success in school mathematics has been explored in a variety of different contexts, as has been the relation between students’ social class and achievement in mathematics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Algebra in upper secondary mathematics a study of a selection of textbooks used in the years 1960-2000 in Sweden

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Teresia Jakobsson-Åhl; Luleå tekniska universitet.; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mathematics Education; Matematik och lärande;

    Abstract : The research interest in this licentiate thesis is the development of school algebra in the Swedish upper-secondary school. To be more precise, the notion of school algebra, in the period 1960-2000, is described and analyzed through the study of mathematics textbooks and their revisions as a consequence of curricular reforms. READ MORE