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Boysen, Mikkel Snorre Wilms; Jansen, Lena Højgaard; Knage, Mathilde – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Within both society and education, economic and social entrepreneurship is considered to be of great importance. However, there appear to exist different and contradictory principles regarding the essence of this entrepreneurship. On the one hand, entrepreneurship is associated with economical concepts like competition, individual achievement and…
Descriptors: Creativity, Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Cooperative Learning
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Löfström, Erika; Pyhältö, Kirsi – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
The purpose of this study was to examine ethics in doctoral supervision, and to analyse whether ethical issues in doctoral supervision relate to doctoral experience, and if they do, how. It focused on doctoral students and explored the relationships between ethical issues in doctoral supervision and attrition intentions, research engagement,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Ethics, Doctoral Programs
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Teng, Feng – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Recent research has highlighted the role of group metacognitive guidance in English writing. The present study was to examine 120 Chinese students learning English as a foreign language (EFL) participating in two different group metacognitive support methods for a college writing course--group feedback guidance (GFG) and self-explanation guidance…
Descriptors: Metacognition, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Writing Instruction
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Martikainen, Jari – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
This article examines how students categorize teachers based on visual cues. The research drew on theories of social representations, social perception, and social categorization to study how students perceive and interpret teachers' nonverbal communication. At a Finnish vocational college for culture studies, 17 paintings depicting a variety of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Nonverbal Communication, Classroom Techniques, Foreign Countries
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Aydin, Utkun; Özgeldi, Meriç – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The aim of this mixed methods study was to investigate the difficulties prospective elementary mathematics teachers have in solving the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 released items. A mathematics test consisting of 26 PISA items was administered, followed by interviews. Multiple data were utilized to provide rich…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Anspal, Tiina; Leijen, Äli; Löfström, Erika – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This paper describes a 2-year follow-up study on teacher identity development in different types of teacher education programmes. Teacher identity development was analysed with a focus on student teachers' views of teacher's roles and tensions experienced during their studies. Student teachers (n = 20) were interviewed at the beginning and end of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Role, Student Teachers, Professional Identity
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Korhonen, Vesa; Rautopuro, Juhani – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Finland offers a specific example of a country with a broad enrolment in higher education, where the educational starting age is relatively high and where studies may last considerably longer than in most other European countries. This study attempted to identify at-risk students in Finnish universities with the greatest probability of…
Descriptors: College Students, At Risk Students, Dropouts, Probability
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Meriläinen, Matti; Kõiv, Kristi – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The aim of this study is to determine the features of bullying in Estonian universities. In the spring of 2014, 864 faculty members answered our e-mail questionnaire. This questionnaire was based on the Negative Acts Questionnaire-Revised (NAQ-R22); eight additional items dealt with sexual harassment, cyberbullying, and work-related malpractice.…
Descriptors: Bullying, Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Work Environment
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Neycheva, Mariya; Joensen, Kári – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study evaluates Mankiw, Romer and Weil's augmented neoclassical growth model with human capital for Iceland. Moreover, we differentiate between the impact of upper-secondary and tertiary education. Both unrestricted and restricted regressions show that human capital stimulates real GDP per capita changes. The value of the elasticity of output…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Human Capital, Foreign Countries
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Jenset, Inga Staal; Hammerness, Karen; Klette, Kirsti – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Worldwide, scholars and policymakers have called for teacher education to link fieldwork and coursework. This article examines teacher candidates' opportunities to talk about field placement within their campus coursework as one way of doing so. It reports on survey data (n = 270) and observation data (n = 52 hours) from 3 teacher-education…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Comparative Education
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Blömeke, Sigrid; Thiel, Oliver; Jenßen, Lars – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This article examines the stability of Norwegian prospective preschool teachers' enjoyment of mathematics and their mathematics-related self-efficacy before, during, and after a teacher-education examination. In addition, the stability of the two constructs across countries was examined through a comparison with Germany. The data revealed partial…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preschool Teachers, Mathematics Education, Self Efficacy
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Erixon, Per-Olof; Erixon Arreman, Inger – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
In Sweden and many other countries, the academisation of teacher education goes along with increased emphasis on a student thesis, in Sweden formally entitled the final degree project. This study deals with students' writing trajectories in Early Childhood Education and Care aimed at work in the preschool or the recreation centre. The study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Theses, Academic Language, Professional Identity
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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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Sezer, Baris; Abay, Ece – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The objective of this study was to examine the effects of the flipped classroom method on the academic achievement of medical students in the Good Medical Practice Program, collect data on the students' opinions of this method, and offer solutions to some of the most commonly cited problems in the literature regarding its use. The research design…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Teaching Methods, Blended Learning, Medical Students
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Nielsen, Mathias Wullum – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This study investigates how Denmark, Norway, and Sweden approach issues of gender equality in research differently. Based on a comparative document analysis of gender equality activities in six Scandinavian universities, together with an examination of the legislative and political frameworks surrounding these activities, the article provides new…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis, Educational Research
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