Search for dissertations about: "sociocultural perspective"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 58 swedish dissertations containing the words sociocultural perspective.

  1. 21. Portraits of PBL : A cross-faculty comparison of student's experiences

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren; [2001]

    Abstract : The aims of the present investigation were to describe and analyse aspects of students' experiences of PBL within three different academic contexts, computer engineering, psychology and physiotherapy. The idea of PBL as an educational approach comprises certain key features that are described in the literature as general and important for student learning. READ MORE

  2. 22. From doing to learning Inquiry- and context-based science education in primary school

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University Press

    Author : Susanne Walan; Niklas Gericke; Birgitta Mc Ewen; Pernilla Nilsson; Barbara A. Crawford; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; inquiry- and context-based; instructional strategies; primary school; science education; Biology; Biologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to develop an understanding of primary school teachers’ knowledge of Inquiry- and Context-Based Science Education (IC-BaSE) from different perspectives: what it is, how to use it and why these strategies are used. There are at least two reasons for performing research in this field. READ MORE

  3. 23. Relativizing linguistic relativity Investigating underlying assumptions about language in the neo-Whorfian literature

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ingrid Björk; Åke Viberg; Pär Segerdahl; Talbot J. Taylor; [2008]
    Keywords : Linguistics; Linguistic relativity hypothesis; Sapir-Whorf hypothesis; Language and thought; Neo-Whorfianism; Lingvistik; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : This work concerns the linguistic relativity hypothesis, also known as the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, which, in its most general form claims that ‘lan-guage’ influences ‘thought’. Past studies into linguistic relativity have treated various aspects of both thought and language, but a growing body of literature has recently emerged, in this thesis referred to as neo-Whorfian, that empirically investigates thought and language from a cross-linguistic perspective and claims that the grammar or lexicon of a particular language influences the speakers’ non-linguistic thought. READ MORE

  4. 24. Students' narratives from graphical artefacts Exploring the use of mathematics tools and forms of expression in students' graphicacy

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Oduor Olande; Karl Göran Karlsson; Astrid Pettersson; Luis Radford; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Critical-analytical approach; Graph comprehension; Graphicacy; Graphical artifacts; Statistical literacy; Semiotics; Mathematical Education; Matematikdidaktik;

    Abstract : The research concerns presented in this dissertation addresses aspects of students’ interaction with commonly occurring graphical artefacts in teaching and learning environments. In particular, focus is on how the students make sense of these artefacts in relation to subject specific tools and forms of expression. READ MORE

  5. 25. Att samtala om/i naturvetenskap : kommunikation, kontext och artefakt

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Jan Schoultz; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Learning; science; contextual effects on understanding; scientific concepts; communicative practices; thematic patterns; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Most studies focusing on students' knowledge in science show that the students have difficulties in conceptualising scientific phenomena in accordance with scientifically accepted models. The purpose of this work is to scrutinise from a sociocultural perspective some of the findings in this area. READ MORE