Search for dissertations about: "the deficit discourse"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words the deficit discourse.

  1. 1. Immigrant students' opportunities to learn mathematics In(ex)clusion in mathematics education

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Petra Svensson Källberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mathematics education; immigrant students; narratives; learning opportunities; foregrounds; identity; policy texts; fabrication; deficit perspective; discourse; power; Mathematics Education; matematikämnets didaktik;

    Abstract : This thesis explores immigrant students’ opportunities to learn mathematics. The research is concerned with issues of social justice and adopts a socio-political approach. Immigrant students are often described as students who do poorly in school because they lack “Swedishness” and have insufficient Swedish language skills. READ MORE

  2. 2. The accessibility paradox Everyday geographies of proximity, distance and mobility

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Katarina Haugen; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accessibility; proximity; distance; daily mobility; everyday life; residential conditions; spatial structure;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to explore the importance of proximity and mobility, respectively, for individuals’ accessibility, as well as the relationship between these two key spatial dimensions of accessibility in the context of everyday life. The thesis is based upon three empirical research papers which focus on accessibility-related preferences, actual accessibility conditions, and travel patterns. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reading for Life Three Studies of Swedish Students’ Literacy Development

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ulla Damber; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Literacy; fiction; second language learning; the deficit discourse; scaffolding; Läsning; skönlitteratur; andraspråksinlärning; bristdiskurs; stöttning; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore school classes with a higher level of achievement in reading than could be expected, with regard to socio-economic background factors and language background. What do those classes practice? Which attitudes towards reading and schooling do those children and their teachers display? The teacher and the classroom environment are in particular focus. READ MORE

  4. 4. Motivating eParticipation in Authoritarian Countries

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Wairagala Wakabi; Örebro universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Civic voluntarism; IS artefact; Uganda; eParticipation; citizen participation; social networking sites; authoritarian regime; ICT4D; Informatik; Informatics;

    Abstract : Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can enrich the ways in which citizens participate in civic and political matters. Indeed, many theorists on online participation, or eParticipation, proclaim the potential of digital technologies to empower citizens with convenient ways to participate in democratic processes and to hold leaders to account. READ MORE