Search for dissertations about: "school context"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 346 swedish dissertations containing the words school context.

  1. 1. Juvenile Crime in Context : The Significance of School Affiliation

    Author : Julia Sandahl; Tove Pettersson; Bitte Modin; Robert Svensson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Juvenile crime; School context; Socio-structural approach; Multilevel analysis; Contextual theories of crime; kriminologi; Criminology;

    Abstract : Within criminology, research on the school-crime relationship has been dominated by individual-level theories and methods. This thesis contributes to the relatively scarce literature focused on the socio-structural aspects of juvenile crime by applying a multidimensional approach to the urban school context of Stockholm. READ MORE

  2. 2. Creativity in the School Context

    Author : Cecilia Levin; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; school; child; motivation; anxiety; creativity;

    Abstract : The main aim of the present investigation was to highlight middle childhood creativity, and the children’s perspective on creativity, in contrast to many, if not most, studies that investigate creativity from an adult perspective and a scholarly definition. This dissertation consists of two quasi-experimental studies, and one interview study. READ MORE

  3. 3. Distributed Leadership in Local School Organisations. Working for School Improvement?

    Author : Mette Liljenberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : distributed leadership; institutional perspective; school improvement; capacity building; local school organisation; teacher team; school leadership; principal; teacher;

    Abstract : This thesis takes its point of departure from the recent increased interest in leadership, and especially distributed leadership. Educational research states that if schools are to meet future demands, leadership must rest on trust within the organisation and distributed leadership must be understood, in the frame of professional collaboration and social learning. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Swedish School Meal as a Public Meal : Collective Thinking, Actions and Meal Patterns

    Author : Christine Persson Osowski; Christina Fjellström; Helen Göranzon; Päivi Palojoki; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; school meal; children; school; social constructionism; teachers; agreement; meal; Kostvetenskap; Food; Nutrition and Dietetics;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study what role the Swedish school meal has as a public meal in Swedish culture. An additional aim is to study the meal patterns of children, including the school meal.An ethnological questionnaire with 192 informants was used to study people’s perceptions and memories of the school meal. READ MORE

  5. 5. Occupational performance in school settings : evaluation and intervention using the school AMPS

    Author : Michaela Munkholm; Anne G. Fisher; Britta Löfgren; Curt Hagquist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational therapy; Assessment; Rasch measurement; Children; schoolwork performance; Differential item functioning; Differential test funktioning; Outcomes; Efficacy of intervention; school-based practice; instrument development; Occupational therapy; Arbetsterapi; Occupational therapy; arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : Background: This thesis is was designed to evaluate aspects of reliability and validity of the School Version of the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (School AMPS) (Fisher, Bryze, Hume, & Griswold, 2007), an observation-based evaluation of quality of occupational performance when children perform schoolwork tasks in school settings. The long term goal was to contribute to knowledge about children at risk or with mild disabilities who experience difficulties with occupational performance in school settings, and describe how the School AMPS can be used when a true top−down process of planning and implementing school-based occupational therapy services is implemented in a Swedish context. READ MORE