Search for dissertations about: "teachers meaning making"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 swedish dissertations containing the words teachers meaning making.

  1. 1. Designs for Learning in an Extended Digital Environment Case Studies of Social Interaction in the Social Science Classroom

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Susanne Kjällander; Staffan Selander; Eva Svärdemo Åberg; Ria Heilä-Ylikallio; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interaction; learning; meaning-making; digital learning resources; Social Science; school; classroom; pupils; teachers; didactic design; digital interface; assessment; designs for learning; multimodality; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; didaktik; Didactics;

    Abstract : This thesis studies designs for learning in the extended digital interface in the Social Science classroom. The aim is to describe and analyse how pupils interact, make meaning and learn while deploying digital learning resources.Together with the thesis a multimodal design theoretical perspective on learning has developed: Designs for Learning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Striving for Autonomy : Health sciences teachers’ enactment of policy

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Linda Barman; Klara Bolander-Laksov; Charlotte Silén; Brian Hodges; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Educational change; Educational development; Educational policy; Higher education; University teachers; Curriculum change;

    Abstract : Abstract This thesis explores how teachers within the health sciences enact education policy. The questions address how teachers’ choices related to the design of courses and curricula are made in the light of reforms that emphasise standardisation and transparency. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sharing lived experience : How upper secondary school chemistry teachers and students use narratives to make chemistry more meaningful

    University dissertation from Stockholm Institute of Education Press

    Author : Agneta Boström; Per Olof Wickman; Russell Tytler; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Chemistry; cognition; Dewey; knowledge emphases; learning; meaning-making; narrative; narrative inquiry; pedagogical content knowledge; post-modernity; pragmatism; science education; teaching; the content of science; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education Subject didactics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik Ämnesdidaktik;

    Abstract : This dissertation concerns the place of teachers’ and students’ narratives in making school chemistry more meaningful to students. The material was collected at upper secondary school courses and consists of interviews with six experienced chemistry teachers, five adult students attending evening classes and six younger students. READ MORE

  4. 4. Biologisk mångfald i läroböcker i biologi

    University dissertation from Stockholm Institute of Education Press

    Author : Maria Ferlin; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Textbooks; Biological diversity; Social semiotics; Multimodality; Meaning making; Concept; Species; Species concept;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to analyse offered meaning, that is, what and how subject content is communicated to the recipients. In this case the subject content is biological diversity and the communicative artefacts are biology books for the latter grades in the Swedish compulsory school. READ MORE

  5. 5. The educational challenge in "education for sustainable development" qualification, social change and the political

    University dissertation from Malmö University, Faculty of Education and Society

    Author : Helen Hasslöf; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental education EE ; education for sustainable development ESD ; discourse theory; subjectification; teachers meaning making; functions of education;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) as an overarching perspective makes meaning of educational aims and purposes. Sustainable development, as a concept, is by necessity complex, and deals with integrated dimensions of environmental, social-cultural and economic sustainability. READ MORE