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Staurseth, Hanne Egenaes; Håland, Anne – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2019
Graphical representations are frequently used but normally not explicitly taught in social studies. The authors explore how to utilize the often unused potential of disciplinary graphical representations in student writing by offering insight into a Norwegian ninth-grade classroom where students were scaffolded to use such representations. The…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Visual Aids, Social Studies, Writing Skills
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Bjørnsrud, Halvor; Nilsen, Sven – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
The main theme of this article is teachers' experiences of how joint reflection and common follow-up practices impact on the development of inclusive education. The study was conducted using an adapted letter method, where the teachers at one school in Norway answered some open questions by discussing and formulating a joint text. The results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Collaboration, Inclusion
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Lyngstad, Idar; Bjerke, Øyvind; Lagestad, Pål – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
Previous research shows that understanding pupils' emotional affiliations with content in physical education (PE) is important. Findings point out the importance of the teacher signaling that the pupil is seen beyond the skill and knowledge aspects in class. However, the research literature does not offer very many detailed elaborations on the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teacher Student Relationship, Trust (Psychology), Feedback (Response)
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Pettersen, Andreas; Braeken, Johan – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2019
The implementation of mathematical competencies in school curricula requires assessment instruments to be aligned with this new view on mathematical mastery. However, there are concerns over whether existing assessments capture the wide variety of cognitive skills and abilities that constitute mathematical competence. The current study applied an…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Mathematics Tests, Cognitive Ability
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Lagestad, Pål; Bjølstad, Tina; Sæther, Eivind – Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2019
Traditional Norwegian "friluftsliv" activities are closely related to traditional outdoor recreational activities existing worldwide. These activities are unique in that they tend to reach adolescents whom organized sports do not. Therefore, the Norwegian government has focused on traditional friluftsliv activities in its public health…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Recreational Activities, Physical Activity Level, Outdoor Education
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Høgheim, Sigve; Reber, Rolf – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The purpose of the present study was to examine gender differences in mathematics interest. In a sample of middle school students (N = 366), we examined mathematics interest as a trait (i.e., individual interest) and as a current state (i.e., situational interest) during a learning activity in mathematics. Assessment of perceived competence,…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Middle School Students, Student Interests, Mathematics
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Kårhus, Svein – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
The Norwegian 2006 national curriculum reform introduced elite sport as an upper secondary school subject. The purpose of this innovation was twofold. Firstly, it was a political move to oppose the national growth of private elite sport schools. Secondly, the new elite sport curriculum formalizes opportunities for students taking academic programs…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Athletics, Secondary Education
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Strandbu, Åse; Stefansen, Kari; Smette, Ingrid; Sandvik, Morten Renslo – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
Recently parental involvement in youth sport has intensified, challenging the understanding of youth sports as an arena where adolescents can develop their identity and autonomy. On this background, our study explores how adolescents understand and negotiate their parents' involvement in sport and how they define ideal and undesirable forms of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Early Adolescents, Parent Participation
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Thomas, Andrew; Rolin, Alf – British Journal of Religious Education, 2019
Different religions are treated in different ways in Norwegian sixth form textbooks. We carried out an exhaustive content analysis of the chapters devoted to individual religions in textbooks for the Religion and Ethics course currently available in Norway, using rigorous indicators to code each word, image and question according to whether they…
Descriptors: Ethics, Religious Education, Buddhism, Christianity
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Solem, Marit Skarbø; Skovholt, Karianne – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This article examines teacher formulations in teacher-fronted whole class interactions. Using conversation analysis (CA), we have analysed topic talk between teachers and students (12-16 years old) in Norwegian classrooms. We have identified three sub-groups of teacher formulations-transforming, challenging, and summarising formulations. We show…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Teacher Student Relationship, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Students
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Tømte, Cathrine Edelhard – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
We study the implementation of a MOOC initiative which involved two distinct teacher education institutions at HEIs, and where the implementation was led by a governmental body. Our aim was to see in what ways this initiative changed the teacher education involved, in terms of institutional organisation and pedagogics. Based on interviews with…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Stang Lund, Elisabeth; Bråten, Ivar; Brandmo, Christian; Brante, Eva W.; Strømsø, Helge I. – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2019
The purpose of this study was to test a hypothesized model that specified direct and indirect effects of textual and individual factors on readers' ability to integrate information about sources and content when reading multiple conflicting texts on a controversial socio-scientific issue. Using a path analytic approach with a sample of 140…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Reading Comprehension, Information Sources
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Luimes, Maike; Karseth, Berit – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
This article investigates the composition of the Norwegian lower secondary school curriculum with a special emphasis on pre-vocational education from a contemporary perspective. The data consist of four official national curricula enacted from the 1970s until the present. Despite differences between the curricula, the main structure of school…
Descriptors: Prevocational Education, Social Change, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Tahirsylaj, Armend – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
The primary objective of the study was to empirically test theoretical claims made about differences between Didaktik and curriculum traditions concerning teacher autonomy (TA) and teacher responsibility (TR). It tests the hypothesis that TA and TR are higher among Didaktik than curriculum countries. The second objective was to explore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Autonomy, Teacher Responsibility, Comparative Education
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Munkhaugen, Ellen Kathrine; Torske, Tonje; Gjevik, Elen; Naerland, Terje; Pripp, Are Hugo; Diseth, Trond H. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
This study compared social, executive, emotional, and behavioral characteristics of students with autism spectrum disorder who did and did not display school refusal behavior. The participants were 62 students with autism spectrum disorder without intellectual disability aged 9-16 years attending inclusive schools. Parents first completed…
Descriptors: Individual Characteristics, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Comparative Analysis
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