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Englund, Hans; Frostenson, Magnus; Beime, Kristina S. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Critical educational literature suggests that an increased reliance upon neoliberally inspired management technologies transforms the very foundations from which images of the ideal teacher are constructed. The purpose of this paper is to add to this literature by (i) identifying and analysing a number of "theoretical qualities"…
Descriptors: Accountability, Neoliberalism, Secondary School Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Hofslundsengen, Hilde; Gustafsson, Jan-Eric; Hagtvet, Bente Eriksen – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study aimed to enhance our knowledge of the constituent variables affecting invented writing skills in 5-year-olds by investigating the concurrent relationships among home literacy, underlying language skills, and invented writing. The study comprised 111 Norwegian-speaking children (mean age: 5.7 years; 58 girls) and their parents. The…
Descriptors: Family Literacy, Family Environment, Language Skills, Preschool Children
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Myrberg, Eva; Johansson, Stefan; Rosén, Monica – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study investigates the relationship between teacher specialization and the reading achievement of fourth-grade students in Sweden. The empirical base is data from PIRLS 2011. The main method of analysis is a two-level regression. Results revealed a positive relationship between reading achievement and teacher education relevant for subject…
Descriptors: Correlation, Specialization, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Experience
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McIntosh, James – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This article examines whether the way that PISA models item outcomes in mathematics affects the validity of its country rankings. As an alternative to PISA methodology a two-parameter model is applied to PISA mathematics item data from Canada and Finland for the year 2012. In the estimation procedure item difficulty and dispersion parameters are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Secondary School Students, International Assessment
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Stenseth, Tonje; Strømsø, Helge I. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
When navigating through the vast amount of information that we encounter in our everyday lives, we constantly make decisions concerning what information to read more closely and what information to disregard. Consideration of the relevance and trustworthiness of information sources facilitates those decisions. In the present study, we interviewed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Critical Reading, Information Sources
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Williams, P.; Sheridan, S.; Pramling Samuelsson, I. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study explores how group size influences children's conditions for wellbeing, learning and development in preschool in relation to the intentions in the revised (2010) Swedish preschool curriculum. The study is based on qualitative methods generated from interviews and open-ended questions in a questionnaire. Group size is dependent on three…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Child Development, Preschool Children, Preschool Curriculum
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Sivenbring, Jennie – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The present article is concerned with how Swedish students in the last year of comprehensive school make sense and use of educational assessments of their school performance. Based on interviews with 28 students in Year 9, "talk about assessments" is analysed using a discourse analytical approach inspired by Michel Foucault's theories.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Grade 9, Student Attitudes
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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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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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Rasmusson, Maria; Albaek, Karsten; Lind, Patrik; Myrberg, Mats – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The present study aims at investigating the long-term cognitive effects of vocational education and training (VET) in Sweden and Denmark using data from the PIAAC Survey of Adult Skills. While Sweden has moved towards a more academic vocational education, Denmark has kept the apprenticeship system. Using multiple regression analysis we estimate…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Apprenticeships, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Blossing, Ulf; Roland, Pål; Sølvik, Randi M. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The aim of this article is to discuss how to interview to investigate the practice of school organizations. The research question is: What are the activities the interviewer uses to capture improvement practices in school organizations? We apply a self-assessment method to examine two former projects. We argue that a practice lens is required and,…
Descriptors: Interviews, Educational Practices, Educational Improvement, Power Structure
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Stevanovic, Melisa; Kuusisto, Arniika – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Identifying precisely what teachers do to elicit desired changes in their students' knowledge and skill is a long-lasting challenge of educational research. Here, we use conversation analysis to contribute to a deeper understanding of this matter by considering how Finnish-speaking musical instrument teachers use directives to guide their…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Music Teachers, Teaching Methods
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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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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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Šupule, Inese; Søholt, Susanne – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Rural depopulation, decreasing numbers of children, and general centralization, combined with high expectations for education, are factors that challenge rural communities and school structures in both Latvia and Norway. The aim of this article is to compare the role of the municipality and other levels of governance in making decisions on school…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Municipalities, Comparative Analysis, Public Officials
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