Search for dissertations about: "vocational identity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words vocational identity.

  1. 1. Vocational Students’ Agency in Identity Formation as Industrial Workers

    Author : Lisa Ferm; Maria Gustavsson; Daniel Persson Thunqvist; Louise Svensson; Nina Kilbrink; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Vocational education; Vocational identity; Industrial programme; Workplace- based learning; Yrkesidentitet; Yrkesutbildning; Industriprogrammet; Arbetsplatsförlagt lärande;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to contribute knowledge about vocational identity formation among students within the industrial programme in Swedish upper secondary education, with a particular focus on their workplace-based learning. To break down the aim, three research questions have been formulated and each is addressed in one or two specific articles. READ MORE

  2. 2. Student experience of vocational becoming in upper secondary vocational education and training. Navigating by feedback

    Author : Martina Wyszynska Johansson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : upper secondary vocational education and training; barn- och fritidsprogrammet; vocational becoming; vocational knowing; vocational concepts; feedback; students experienced curriculum; service work; security officer; learner readiness;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis explores student experience of vocational becoming, particularly the navigational role of feedback in the process for Swedish upper secondary vocational students. Vocational becoming is explored as conflating the development of vocational knowing and formation of a vocational identity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Auto Mechanics in English : Language Use and Classroom Identity Work

    Author : Janne Kontio; Ann-Carita Evaldsson; Guadalupe Francia; Helga Kotthoff; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Classroom Discourse; English Medium Instruction; Ethnomethodology; Identity Work; Linguistic Ethnography; Social Interaction; Vocational Education; Pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : This is a compilation thesis consisting of three different articles with the purpose to explore the relationships between language practices, identity construction and learning in the context of the Vehicle Program, a vocational program in Swedish upper secondary schools. A feature of the particular setting studied here that sets it apart from the general education of auto mechanics in Sweden is that it was carried out in English. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social psychological barriers to a gender balanced labor market : The role of gender identity threats, friendship priorities, and perceived discrimination

    Author : Samantha Sinclair; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; occupational preferences; gender typed choice; career compromise; gender identity threat; friendship; perceived discrimination; social psychology; vocational psychology; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Gender remains a key predictor of vocational choice. The present thesis aimed to investigate three social psychological barriers to nontraditional career choice. Study Ӏ showed that threats to gender identity may lead to more gender-typical occupational preferences among adolescents. READ MORE

  5. 5. Educational choices of the future : a sociological inquiry into micro-politics in education

    Author : Goran Puaca; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Educational choice; Micro-politics; Want-formation; Habitus; Identity;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how students’ practical considerations for future choices in education and occupations correspond to policy objectives of socially productive educational choices. This is conveyed through the primary aim of analyzing the correspondence between on the one hand educational policy intentions and on the other hand students’ educational choices and the social and cultural conditions that structure them. READ MORE