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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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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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Lahn, Leif Chr.; Nore, Hæge – International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2019
Context: In this paper, we review and discuss the piloting in Norway of a German methodology for competence diagnostics in vocational education and training: the Competence Development and Assessment in TVET (COMET) project. Our overarching theme is determining to what extent such large-scale assessment systems are valid for international…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competence, Vocational Education, Job Skills
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Kim, Hyungryeol; Byun, Soo-yong – Multicultural Education Review, 2019
This study investigated whether a country's policy context for immigrant integration was related to native adolescents' attitudes towards ethnic minorities in European countries, using data from the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study. We found that students in a country with more inclusive and multiculturalist policies for…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Social Integration, Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents
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Gilje, Øystein; Silseth, Kenneth – Learning, Media and Technology, 2019
In this article, we use a model for games and literacy to explore how one FIFA gamer worked across contexts. Previously, this model has been used to address the role of computer and video games in the teaching of literacy in the subject of English. In the current article, we combine this model with a learning lives perspective, which builds on the…
Descriptors: Computer Games, Literacy Education, Transfer of Training, Teaching Methods
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Flensner, Karin K.; Von der Lippe, Marie – Intercultural Education, 2019
Safe space, used in educational settings as a metaphor, stresses the importance of the classroom being a learning environment characterised by respect and safety. Based on examples from Swedish and Norwegian classroom research, this article problematises and discusses the complexity in the discourse on safe space by asking the critical questions:…
Descriptors: School Safety, Figurative Language, Classroom Environment, Prosocial Behavior
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Britton, Thérèse Halvarson; Jørgensen, Camilla Stabel – Intercultural Education, 2019
Field visits to churches, mosques, temples or other buildings used by religious groups, are often valued by students of religious education as an opportunity to engage with the 'reality' of the subject: religions as they exist in the world. The Council of Europe text "Signposts" specifies field visits as an important contributor to the…
Descriptors: Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Education, Buildings, Books
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Dahl, Lena; Standal, Oeyvind Foerland; Moe, Vegard Fusche – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore how teachers in friluftsliv (the Scandinavian equivalent of outdoor education and outdoor recreation) reflect upon their safety strategies in relation to pupils' friluftsliv abilities in the upper secondary school 'Sport and Physical Education programme'. This article is based on six focus group interviews…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Safety, Outdoor Education, Secondary School Teachers
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Iversen, Elisabeth; Jónsdóttir, Guðrún – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This article explores factors that promote the practice of environmental citizenship in science education and aims to contribute to the development of the concept of practising environmental citizenship. We follow six Norwegian secondary students (aged 16-17) participating in a small-scale intervention study conducting an assignment on a…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Secondary School Students, Relevance (Education), Ecology
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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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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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