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Tilga, Henri; Hein, Vello; Koka, Andre; Hagger, Martin S. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Grounded in self-determination theory (SDT), this cross-sectional study tested relations of students' perceptions of autonomy-supportive and controlling behaviour from teachers in physical education with students' health-related quality of life (HRQoL), and the potential role of students' perceived need satisfaction and need frustration as a…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Health Behavior, Self Determination, Student Attitudes
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Vehkakoski, Tanja M. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
This study offers detailed observational analyses of how teachers use optimism as an instructional resource when responding to students' failure expectation displays in classroom situations. The results were based on video-recordings of 25 lessons in two Finnish part-time special education settings, analysed by means of applied conversation…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Negative Attitudes, Discourse Analysis, Positive Attitudes
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Havik, Trude; Westergård, Elsa – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
The current study examined the associations between students' perceptions of classroom interactions and students' emotional and behavioral engagement. Given the nested structure of the data, multilevel analyses were employed to examine these associations. A total of 1769 Norwegian fifth to tenth graders from 100 classes and 10 schools participated…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Interaction, Classroom Environment, Emotional Response
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Laxdal, Aron; Mjåtveit, Atle; Leibinger, Eva; Haugen, Tommy; Giske, Rune – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the relationship between teacher learning support, motivational climate and self-regulated learning in upper-secondary school physical education. A sample consisting of 554 upper secondary school students from Norway (M[subscript age] = 17.05, SD = 0.91) answered a survey pertaining to their…
Descriptors: Self Management, Physical Education, Context Effect, Predictor Variables
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Virtanen, T. E.; Vasalampi, K.; Kiuru, N.; Lerkkanen, M.-K.; Poikkeus, A.-M. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Following approximately 1,800 Finnish children, this longitudinal study examined the associations between students' perceived social support (teacher-student relationships, family support, and peer support), behavioral engagement, cynicism towards school, and academic achievement during the transition from primary to lower secondary school. After…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Student Adjustment, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Maelan, Ellen Nesset; Tjomsland, Hege Eikeland; Samdal, Oddrun; Thurston, Miranda – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
This paper presents the findings from a qualitative study conducted in two lower secondary schools in Norway that explored pupils' perceptions of how teachers supported their mental health through their everyday practices. Focus groups with 26 pupils aged 14-15 years old were carried out. Data were analyzed thematically, revealing four main…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Classroom Techniques, Mental Health, Foreign Countries
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Bergström, Peter; Mårell-Olsson, Eva; Jahnke, Isa – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study provides new insights into Swedish teachers' didactical designs when handling two contemporary challenges regarding the new national curriculum and the increasing digitalisation of schools through one-to-one computing initiatives. The research questions consider how teachers organise physical and digital resources in their classrooms as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Design, National Curriculum, Computer Uses in Education
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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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Nilsson, Per – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The aim of this study is to investigate relationships between note-taking and the orchestrating of math-talk in whole-class teaching. A lesson on (average) velocity in a Swedish Grade 6 has been observed. Taking an inferentialist stance on human understanding, the study conceptualizes teaching and learning from the perspective of how students come…
Descriptors: Notetaking, Mathematics Instruction, Motion, Grade 6
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Smedsrud, Jørgen; Nordahl-Hansen, Anders; Idsøe, Ella Maria; Ulvund, Stein Erik; Idsøe, Thormod; Lang-Ree, Ole Christian – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Research regarding highly intelligent adolescents in Scandinavia is scarce. We know little about highly intelligent adolescents' experiences with the school-system and how they experience their social relationships and relationships with their teachers. We used survey and test data from approximately 16,000 respondents from the Norwegian Armed…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Intelligence, Interpersonal Relationship, Teacher Student Relationship
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Lundberg, Erik; Abdelzadeh, Ali – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
School is often ranked highly among social agents that are central to the development of various citizenship values and norms in younger members of society. In this paper, we examined the impact of two dimensions of school climate on changes in social trust among adolescents over time, namely relationships and safety. Using a series of latent…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Attitude Change, Trust (Psychology), Adolescents
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Hoff, Hild Elisabeth – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The work presented here is a qualitative study of socio-cultural approaches to literary texts in a selection of upper secondary English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classrooms in Norway. The article explores opportunities and challenges related to the fostering of competent "intercultural readers" in foreign language (FL) educational…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Sociocultural Patterns