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Saeverot, Herner; Kvam, Vegard – British Educational Research Journal, 2019
While teachers and practitioners are increasingly expected to conduct research on their own practice, there is a lot of educational research that is not directly involved in practice. This often leads to unilateral research perspectives on educational practice. Therefore, this article calls for an alternative model of researching educational…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Holistic Approach, Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Research
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Sundqvist, Pia – Language Learning & Technology, 2019
The purposes of this study are to examine the relation between playing commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) games in the wild and L2 English vocabulary and to offer comparisons with non-gamers' vocabulary. Data were collected from two samples of teenage L2 English learners in Sweden, Sample A (N = 1,069) and Sample B (N = 16). Questionnaires and…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Lagerlöf, Pernilla; Wallerstedt, Cecilia – Music Education Research, 2019
The overarching aim of this study is to problematise the image of the competent and musical child. The study highlights how attending to children's interactions during a musical practical activity may offer insights into children's musical fields of interest and help understand the learning processes children are engaged in when they are left to…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Preschool Children, Foreign Countries
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Walan, Susanne – Education 3-13, 2019
Earlier studies have discussed the usefulness of storytelling and hands-on activities when teaching young children science. However, few studies have investigated the use of the two methods in combination. This study reports on five pre-school teachers' experience of combining storytelling and hands-on activities in teaching science and their…
Descriptors: Hands on Science, Science Activities, Preschool Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Hartell, Eva – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2019
The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS), adopted by the United Nations in 2003, is one example where safety has served as a universal language. GHS has helped countries provide uniform chemical labels and safety data sheets (SDS). It also provided a series of chemical hazard pictograms that are now…
Descriptors: Design, Technology Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Safety
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Svensson, Malin – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This article examines challenges experienced by teachers of asylum-seeking pupils in Sweden, where the right to education is part of a policy of promoting "normal life" during the asylum process. A theoretical framework contributed a deepened understanding of the teachers' experiences as street-level bureaucrats. Interviews indicated…
Descriptors: Refugees, Public Policy, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes
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Lindfors, Maria; Winberg, Mikael; Bodin, Madelen – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Research on how epistemic beliefs influence students' learning in different contexts is ambiguous. Given this, we have examined the relationships between students' scientific epistemic beliefs, their problem solving, and solutions in a constructionist computer-simulation in classical mechanics. The problem-solving process and performance of 19…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Beliefs, Student Attitudes, Problem Solving
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Bergström, Peter; Mårell-Olsson, Eva; Jahnke, Isa – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study provides new insights into Swedish teachers' didactical designs when handling two contemporary challenges regarding the new national curriculum and the increasing digitalisation of schools through one-to-one computing initiatives. The research questions consider how teachers organise physical and digital resources in their classrooms as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Design, National Curriculum, Computer Uses in Education
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Schenker, Katarina – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The aim of this study is to understand the mechanisms supporting equality and social health in physical activity (PA) practices by analysing didactic choices. Social health is understood as equal distribution of power. Thereby, a healthy PA practice needs to be inclusive. 3 PA activities are analysed as cases. Issues of inclusion and exclusion are…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Health Promotion, Power Structure, Social Differences
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Sandström, Margareta; Klang, Nina; Lindqvist, Gunilla – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
In Sweden, policy changes for provision of special support have been introduced, implying that teachers are obliged to provide and evaluate "extra adaptations" in regular classrooms prior to referring pupils to special support. The policy changes raise questions about school staffs' views of support measures and of necessary professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrative Organization, School Administration, Special Education
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Jons, Lotta – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
This study explored feedback conveyed in nine triadic conferences in teacher education practicum. The supportive character of formative feedback was explored in detail by employing a framework that combines two conceptualisations of feedback.The study depicted feedback directed backwards, upwards or forward and focusing performance, strategies,…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Formative Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Practicums
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Talman, Lena; Wilder, Jenny; Stier, Jonas; Gustafsson, Christine – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Participation is a central aspect of quality of life, and it is indicative of high-quality outcomes for people with intellectual disabilities. However, participation is difficult to achieve for adults with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities. Aim: To describe staff members' perceptions of what participation means for adults…
Descriptors: Severe Intellectual Disability, Multiple Disabilities, Adults, Participation
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Löfgren-Mårtenson, Charlotta; Ouis, Pernilla – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
This study aimed to explore how sex education in special schools in Sweden is influenced and challenged by the multicultural aspects of modern society. In particular, it sought to explore professionalls' experiences of sex education and of honour-related experiences among young people with intellectual disabilities. Data from five individual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Cultural Influences, Intellectual Disability
Tavarez DaCosta, Pedro – Online Submission, 2019
The present work attracted our attention motivated by the need of seeking ways of helping people learning EFL, with certain "disabilities" than undertaking a research project by itself. The needs for implementing those special program in our country is out of the question, since to the extent that our society and country has been…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Special Needs Students
Noorani, Sogol; Baïdak, Nathalie; Krémó, Anita; Riiheläinen, Jari – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2019
This Eurydice Brief presents the main findings of the Eurydice report "Integrating Students from Migrant Backgrounds into Schools in Europe: National Policies and Measures," published in January 2019 and produced under the auspices of the European Commission. The information is based on existing top-level regulations and recommendations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Public Policy, Educational Policy
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