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Englund, Tomas, Ed. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1990
Six articles on the curriculum history in Scandinavian countries are presented. Topics discussed include the role of patriotism in Norwegian history textbooks, pedagogic text analysis, mathematical curriculum development, social influences on school subjects, and the history of English as a subject in Norwegian curricula. (TJH)
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research
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Elovainio, Paivi – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1983
The article contrasts the development of secondary schools in Sweden, Finland, and Norway at the end of the nineteenth century and shows how secondary school development was affected by political power structure and conflicts involved in the definition of a national identity for each of the three countries. (SB)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Culture Conflict, Educational Development, Educational History
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Gjesme, Torgrim – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1983
Interaction effects of 524 grade six pupils' achievement motives, ability level, future time orientation, sex, and perceived importance of school activity were considered in relation to approach/avoidance motivation. Achievement scores were positively related to approach motivation; successs-oriented, high-ability girls and moderate-ability boys…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Academic Achievement, Achievement Need, Elementary Education
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Taylor, Philip H.; Reid, W. A. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1972
A study to estimate the degree of influence over what is taught in the English Primary School'' revealed that influences internal to the school--head teacher, class teacher, pupils--are stronger than those external.'' (Author)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Classroom Environment, Comparative Education, Curriculum Research
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Bertheussen, Birger; Eikeland, Hans-Magne – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1972
The influence of varying teaching experience on the evaluation and marking of essays is assessed in a field experiment where teachers from three different school types were asked to mark the same set of compositions written by students in the Norwegian youth school population. (Author)
Descriptors: Evaluation, Evaluation Criteria, Rating Scales, Teacher Evaluation
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Preus, Alf – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1972
In several earlier investigations an exceptionally high frequency of stuttering in individuals with Down's syndrome has been found. It has been doubted whether these symptoms represent genuine stuttering, or if it is the question of stuttering-like behavior, particularly cluttering. Statistical analysis showed the occurrence of stuttering and…
Descriptors: Downs Syndrome, Drafting, Language Handicaps, Language Research
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Alkin, Marvin C.; Johnson, Mauritz – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1972
Authors present their view of the current research and development activities supported by Byra L 4 of the Swedish National Board of Education. (Author)
Descriptors: Developmental Programs, Educational Development, Educational Research, Program Evaluation
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Bo, Ola O. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1972
Investigation of the connection between hand dominance and dyslexia are not at all conclusive. This may be due to the fact that the term dyslexia is used in different ways in different investigations. (Author)
Descriptors: Cerebral Dominance, Dyslexia, Language Research, Psychomotor Skills
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Sandven, Johannes – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1972
Sense of well-being was investigated in 1966 among more than 3,000 ninth-grade students in Norway. Causes cited for low sense of well-being included pressure to achieve, over emphasis on intellectual ambitions, suppression of experience, emotions, social contract, and personal activity. (DS)
Descriptors: Environmental Influences, Foreign Countries, Grade 9, Perception
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Brusling, Christer – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1973
Research implies that specific variations in teaching methods of composition writing to elementary school pupils can have different and specific effects on quality of compositions. (DS)
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Educational Research, Elementary School Students, Statistical Analysis
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Anderson, Bengt-Erik – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1973
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Patterns, Educational Research, Generation Gap
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orum, Bente; Fridberg, Torben – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1973
Traces development of Danish secondary school during last one hundred years. Notes learning differences and educational achievements between boys and girls. (DS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational History, Educational Opportunities, Educational Research
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Thorlindsson, Thorolfur; Bjornsson, Sigurjon – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1979
Using data on 1,438 Reykjavik children, this paper analyzes the influence of social origins, family characteristics, and IQ on scholastic performance in sixth, eighth, and ninth grades. Although IQ is the best single predictor of scholastic performance, both social structural and social psychological antecedents proved important. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Family Characteristics, Intelligence Quotient, Junior High School Students
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Axelsson, Rune – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1979
In 1975, recent graduates of the 13 vocational programs offered in Swedish comprehensive high schools were surveyed about their current employment, its match to their school training, and their opinions about the latter. Analyses are made for the whole group and by type of vocational program. (SJL)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Education Work Relationship, Employment Statistics, Followup Studies
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Nygard, Roald – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1979
After different conceptualizations of behavior in terms of personal and situational variables have been outlined, Endler's arguments on situational specificity are discussed and his data found not to warrant his conclusions. It is argued that there is no antagonism between interactionism and conditioned situationism or personologism. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Emotional Disturbances, Environmental Influences, Group Behavior
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