Search for dissertations about: "school choice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 112 swedish dissertations containing the words school choice.

  1. 1. School Choice, School Performance and School Segregation : Institutions and Design

    Author : Dany Kessel; Jonas Vlachos; Roine Vestman; Hessel Oosterbeek; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; School choice; school segregation; school performance; priority structures; information; gender; competition; experiment; house prices; housing wealth; consumption; house price elasticity; marginal propensity to consume; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained chapters. The first chapter, Are Parents Uninformed? – The Impact of School Performance Information on School Choice Behavior and Student Assignment, is co-authored by Elsisabet Olme. We investigate the effects of school performance information on school choice behavior and student assignment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Speed Choice : The Driver, the Road and Speed Limits

    Author : Mats Haglund; Nils Petter Gregersen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Driving behaviour; Speed choice; Risk estimates; Enforcement; Attitudes; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Speed choice is one of the more characteristic features of driver behaviour. The speed a driver chooses to travel at determines the degree of difficulty he or she operates under. Higher speeds lead to more accidents, higher accident risk and more severe consequences of an accident. READ MORE

  3. 3. School Leaders' View on Market Forces and Decentralisation : Case Studies in a Swedish municipality and an English County

    Author : Björn Söderqvist; Holger Daun; Eva Alerby; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; catchment area; choice; competition; educational quality; educational restructuring; decentralisation; market forces; school leaders; segregation; vouchers; International education; Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this study is to describe and analyse some of the consequences of market forces and decentralisation in the educational systems of Sweden and England.Since the 1980s, many countries have restructured their educational systems and introduced decentralisation and market forces. READ MORE

  4. 4. School choice, space and the geography of marketization- Analyses of educational restructuring in upper secondary education in Sweden

    Author : Anna Maria Fjellman; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; school choice; school market; marketization; space; equity; quasi-market; differentiation; spatial justice;

    Abstract : The main aim of the dissertation is to investigate, analyze and create a research-based understanding of the spatialities of the Swedish school choice in upper secondary education using a socio-spatial framework. The dissertation is comprised of three empirical studies based on six cohorts of register data from The Gothenburg Longitudinal Database. READ MORE

  5. 5. Computer Science Project Courses : Contrasting Students’ Experiences with Teachers’ Expectations

    Author : Mattias Wiggberg; Mats Daniels; Lecia J. Barker; Tony Clear; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; computer science education; computer science student projects; computer science projects; computer science education research; phenomenography; learning; higher education; communities of practice; capstone projects; constructivism; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot datavetenskapens didaktik; Computer Science with specialization in Computer Science Education Research;

    Abstract : Including small or large project courses is widely recognized as important in preparing computer science students for a professional career. Typical examples are the capstone courses, which often are seen as the jewel in the crown since this is where students will bring their previous knowledge and skills together to show mastery of their craft. READ MORE