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Mattsson, Torun; Larsson, Håkan – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2021
Background: Research has indicated that an aesthetic perspective on movement is lacking in physical education and that exploratory teaching assignments are rare. Purpose: The aim of the paper is to explore how PE teachers approach the issue of teaching expressive dance and which learning processes students are involved in while dancing.…
Descriptors: Dance, Self Expression, Creativity, Physical Education Teachers
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Hipkiss, Anna Maria; Windsor, Sally; Sanders, Dawn – Ethnography and Education, 2020
This article uses vignettes and photographs taken from ethnographic research to reframe the methodological assumptions within school garden research. New theoretical perspectives are applied to previous empirical school garden research that provides deeper understandings of both the teaching and the learning of ecoliteracy in such material…
Descriptors: Gardening, Vignettes, Photography, Ethnography
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Andersson, Ninnie; Ferm Almqvist, Cecilia – Research in Dance Education, 2020
This study sheds light on dance as democracy among people 65+. The article presents a study that is part of the project Age on Stage, in which elderly people were offered to express themselves through dance as an aesthetic form of expression. Hannah Arendt and Simone de Beauvoir are applied as philosophical lenses. Elderly people's participation…
Descriptors: Dance, Democracy, Older Adults, Program Descriptions
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Sigvardsson, Anna – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Poetry is a key element of many literature curricula but poetry teaching is something with which many teachers struggle. Research indicates that teachers lack experience of poetry as well as subject knowledge and that current high-stakes testing poses challenges. While previous research has investigated teachers' experiences through large…
Descriptors: Poetry, Secondary School Teachers, Teaching Methods, Learner Engagement
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Melander Bowden, Helen; Aarsand, Pål – Learning, Media and Technology, 2020
This study explores situated practices of game design critique in a Swedish 4th grade classroom. The analyses are based on video recordings of peer feedback activities within the context of a project on computational thinking using the software "Scratch." Drawing on ethnomethodology and conversation analysis, the interactional and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Design, Educational Games, Technological Literacy
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Landahl, Joakim – History of Education, 2019
This article is concerned with an early phase in the history of educational comparisons in which international exhibitions played a major role as spaces for comparison. It looks at the educational exhibits at the Exposition Universelle in Paris 1900, and more specifically its exhibitions on drawing instruction. By following a central Swedish…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Freehand Drawing, Exhibits, Studio Art
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Ackesjö, Helena; Lindqvist, Per; Nordänger, Ulla Karin – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
In 2014, a newly formed group of teachers graduated from Swedish universities. In addition to their qualification as leisure-time pedagogues, their degree includes teaching practical/aesthetical subjects in compulsory school. This group of teachers thus has to relate to dual professional identities and to maintain a balance between the socially…
Descriptors: Leisure Education, Professional Identity, Labor Market, Foreign Countries
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Pretorius, Melindie; van der Merwe, Liesl – Music Education Research, 2019
The purpose of this instrumental case study was to explore the extent to which Dalcroze-inspired activities can facilitate collective learning in a Swedish choir as a community of musical practice (CoMP). The research intervention was undertaken with an established, professional Swedish choir in Göteborg, the Amanda Sångensemblen. Data sources…
Descriptors: Singing, Music Education, Video Technology, Intervention
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Caiman, Cecilia; Jakobson, Britt – Science & Education, 2019
The aim of this study was to examine the role of aesthetic practice in elementary school and the consequences for children's meaning-making in science. More specifically, we intended to scrutinise what science learning emerges within the process, to target the consequences of adopting art practice in science class and to explore these two…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Science Instruction, Aesthetics, Teaching Methods
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Hofverberg, Hanna; Maivorsdotter, Ninitha – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Creative remake assignments using garments and textile refuse are common educational projects to promote environmental and sustainability actions. However, very little empirical research has been carried out on the learning processes of remake projects. In this article, the aim is to examine how students learn with garments and textile refuse when…
Descriptors: Recycling, Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Clothing
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Sundström Sjödin, Elin – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2018
Both inside and outside educational settings, reading literature is emphasized as something good, perhaps even something that makes us better people. This paper aims to open the 'black-boxed' conception of reading by studying how reading and (non)readers are conceptualized in relation to young people taken into custody. I examine a policy document…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Youth, Documentation
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Skantz Åberg, Ewa – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
This empirical study investigates what activities emerge when six-year olds are instructed to create narratives with an interactive whiteboard (IWB). A detailed analysis is provided of what the participants are oriented towards in the activity, and further what aesthetic judgements are used and their role in the evolving activity. Theoretically,…
Descriptors: Young Children, Teaching Methods, Bulletin Boards, Interactive Video
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Manni, Annika; Ottander, Christina; Sporre, Karin – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2017
This study uses John Dewey's theoretical concept of "aesthetic experience" in empirically exploring expressions of cognition and emotion in students' meaning-making processes. A case study was conducted in one class of Grade 6 students during a single school semester. This article reports results from five outdoor days. The empirical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 6, Aesthetics
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Gulliksen, Marte S. – Cogent Education, 2017
New knowledge on cognition and learning generated in the various fields of neuroscience is now being incorporated into the learning sciences. This development might have broad significance for the theoretical development of the field of education, in particular leading to a renewed and more nuanced understanding of learning as an embodied process.…
Descriptors: Art, Art Education, Art Activities, Aesthetic Education
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Ahlskog-Björkman, Eva; Björklund, Camilla – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
This study focuses on teachers' ways of mediating meaning through communicative tools and modes in preschool thematic work. A socio-cultural perspective is used for analysis on how tools and modes are provided for children to make use of for communicative purposes. The research questions are: (1) what communicative tools do teachers use in their…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Preschool Education, Communication Strategies, Teaching Methods
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