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Eldblom, Julia; Boström, Petra; Broberg, Malin; Åsberg Johnels, Jakob – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2021
Reading difficulties are linked to several disadvantages in the general population. Less is known about correlates of reading difficulties in individuals with intellectual and severe developmental disabilities (IDD). Vocabulary and word reading were assessed in 112 adolescents with IDD, recruited from Special needs comprehensive schools in Sweden…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Adolescents
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Stark, Tobias H.; Silber, Henning; Krosnick, Jon A.; Blom, Annelies G.; Aoyagi, Midori; Belchior, Ana; Bosnjak, Michael; Clement, Sanne Lund; John, Melvin; Jónsdóttir, Guðbjörg Andrea; Lawson, Karen; Lynn, Peter; Martinsson, Johan; Shamshiri-Petersen, Ditte; Tvinnereim, Endre; Yu, Ruoh-rong – Sociological Methods & Research, 2020
Questionnaire design is routinely guided by classic experiments on question form, wording, and context conducted decades ago. This article explores whether two question order effects (one due to the norm of evenhandedness and the other due to subtraction or perceptual contrast) appear in surveys of probability samples in the United States and 11…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Test Format, Generalization, Foreign Countries
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Olsson, Daniel; Gericke, Niklas; Sass, Wanda; Boeve-de Pauw, Jelle – Environmental Education Research, 2020
This study contributes to an operationalization of the concept of action competence for sustainability through the theoretical development and empirical validation of a new 12-item Likert-scale questionnaire: "the Self-Perceived Action Competence for Sustainability Questionnaire," SPACS-Q. Other scales in environmental and sustainability…
Descriptors: Social Action, Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Questionnaires
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Golino, Hudson; H.amer, Rebecca; Almers, Ellen; Kjellström, Sofia – Cogent Education, 2019
New measurement of students' learning and teaching concepts is essential for creating constructive alignment in teaching and support formative assessment to promote epistemic development. The Epistemological Development in Teaching Learning Questionnaire (EDTLQ) was developed to meet these needs. In the present study, the factor structure of EDTLQ…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Epistemology, Teaching Methods, Factor Structure
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Fjelkner, Annika; Hakansson, Andreas; Rosander, Pia – Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 2019
What do we need to know about our students to better provide for more equitable outcomes? Who will succeed depends on many factors, and student personality traits constitute one factor that has received less attention in the engagement and teaching literature. The aim of the present study is to add to discussions on teaching in higher education by…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, College Students, Majors (Students), Preschool Teachers
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LaBontee, Richard – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
This article reports on the final round of piloting for a questionnaire instrument created and designed with the intention of collecting self-report data on adult, beginner Swedish L2 learners' use of vocabulary learning strategies. The "Swedish Vocabulary Learning Strategy Survey" (SVLSS) version 1.2 is distributed to 182 participants…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Vocabulary, Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning
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Ehrlin, Anna; Tivenius, Olle – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
The aim of this article is to highlight what opportunities a six year old in preschool class in Sweden might have for participating in and being inspired by music. We ask the following question: What factors determine how music teaching is conceived and carried out in preschool class? The present study is quantitative in character, and data were…
Descriptors: Music, Preschool Children, Music Education, Foreign Countries
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Ferry, Magnus; Lund, Stefan – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
In the fields of both education and sport, the possession of capital and habitus influences an individual's lifestyles and choices, which in turn affects the social selection within these fields. In this article, we will study the Swedish system of school sports as an overlap between the fields of education and sport, and thus viewed as a double…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Athletics, Team Sports
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Sundqvist, Pernilla; Nilsson, Tor – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2018
In recent years, technology has been emphasized as an important area in early childhood curricula; however, in many countries preschool does not have the tradition of teaching specific subjects, and research shows that many preschool staff members are unsure about what teaching technology should include and how it should be taught. Therefore, with…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Education
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Engström, Susanne – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2018
This study focuses on female and male students who succeed in engineering programmes in Sweden, and why they have success. Data were collected through a questionnaire sent to all engineering students in Sweden registered for their seventh semester during year 2012 and about 30% of the students in the cohort responded on several questions. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Engineering Education, College Students
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Svenningsson, Johan; Hultén, Magnus; Hallström, Jonas – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2018
The pupils' attitudes toward technology survey (PATT) has been used for 30 years and is still used by researchers. Since it was first developed, the validity of the questionnaire constructs has primarily been discussed from a statistical point of view, while few researchers have discussed the type of attitudes and interest that the questionnaire…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Questionnaires, Student Attitudes, Mixed Methods Research
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Gandolfi, Enrico – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2018
This article investigates the phenomenon of open and participative development (e.g. beta testing, Kickstarter projects)--i.e. extended prototyping--in digital entertainment as a potential source of insights for instructional interventions. Despite the increasing popularity of this practice and the potential implications for educators and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Instructional Design, Games
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Kristensen, Katrine Hahn; Karlsen, Jan Erik – Tertiary Education and Management, 2018
This article investigates strategies for internationalisation at technical universities in the Nordic countries. The study explores the institutional rationales for internationalisation, the stories told in the strategy documents, the importance of leaders, faculty, administration and students for implementation of the strategy, and barriers and…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Change Strategies, Educational Strategies, Technical Education
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Högfeldt, Anna-Karin; Malmi, Lauri; Kinnunen, Päivi; Jerbrant, Anna; Strömberg, Emma; Berglund, Anders; Villadsen, Jørgen – Tertiary Education and Management, 2018
This continuous research within Nordic engineering institutions targets the contexts and possibilities for leadership among engineering education program directors. The IFP-model, developed based on analysis of interviews with program leaders in these institutions, visualizes the program director's informal and formal power. The model is presented…
Descriptors: Program Administration, Teacher Leadership, Engineering Education, Institutional Characteristics
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Rutkowski, Leslie; Rutkowski, David – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Over time international large-scale assessments have grown in terms of number of studies, cycles, and participating countries, many of which are a heterogeneous mix of economies, languages, cultures, and geography. This heterogeneity has meaningful consequences for comparably measuring both achievement and non-achievement constructs, such as…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, International Assessment
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