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Bergmark, Ulrika; Kostenius, Catrine – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This paper focuses on school situations students experienced as meaningful and how these experiences can guide educational improvement. Participants included 15 students in grade 3 from a Swedish school. In this qualitative study, the data consisted of drawings, multimodal productions, interviews, and field notes. The analysis resulted in four…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Foreign Countries, Student Empowerment, Educational Improvement
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Szabo, Attila; Andrews, Paul – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
In this paper, we examine the interactions of mathematical abilities when 6 high achieving Swedish upper-secondary students attempt unfamiliar non-routine mathematical problems. Analyses indicated a repeating cycle in which students typically exploited abilities relating to the ways they orientated themselves with respect to a problem, recalled…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Foreign Countries, Problem Solving
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Bruin, Marieke – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Extensive research emphasises the importance of parental involvement for children's learning and academic achievement. This paper reports from a Norwegian study researching parents' experiences on follow-up after their child's cochlear implantation. Within this context, parental involvement is suggested to be of major importance for the child's…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parents as Teachers, Assistive Technology, Followup Studies
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Tammi, Tuure; Rajala, Antti – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Previous research has identified numerous obstacles that counteract attempts to involve pupils in democratic processes in schools. Drawing from deliberative democratic theory and sociolinguistic research on dialogic teaching we discuss an intervention grounded on the ideas of deliberative communication and decision-making in an elementary…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Decision Making, Democratic Values
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Gerrevall, Per – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Induction programmes including assessments of suitability were introduced in Sweden 2011 and were in use for three years. The purpose of this study is to examine the conditions for and the consequences of giving the induction programme a gatekeeper function to the teaching profession. The empirical basis consists of a web-based survey, which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teacher Induction, Online Surveys, Teaching (Occupation)
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Rissanen, Inkeri; Kuusisto, Elina; Hanhimäki, Eija; Tirri, Kirsi – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This qualitative case study examines teachers' implicit meaning systems built around their core beliefs on the malleability of human qualities. Previous research has demonstrated the influence of students' implicit theories on motivation and achievement and has presented successful interventions for students. However, research on teachers'…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Systems Approach, Recall (Psychology), Interviews
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Chong, Pei Wen – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Borrowing the lens of Finnish education policymakers, this article aims at dissecting the Finnish conception of inclusion and its approach in constructing an inclusive "special" education system as set against the wider debates and practices that shed different lights on the meaning and viability of inclusion. The discussion explores the…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Equal Education, Neoliberalism, Foreign Countries
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Elklit, Ask; Michelsen, Liv; Murphy, Siobhan – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The association between child maltreatment (CM) and educational outcomes have been well documented. However, there is a paucity of research that explores the association between different types of maltreatment and other school problems that may affect the educational outcomes of maltreated children. This study examined the association between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Abuse, Correlation, Attention
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Lytje, Martin – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
In the 1980s, Norwegian researchers pioneered efforts towards developing school support for bereaved children. Eighteen years later, a Danish approach was created based on these foundations. This article explores the Danish school bereavement response plans (b-plans) and investigates their ability to support both teachers and bereaved children.…
Descriptors: Grief, Foreign Countries, Educational History, Individual Needs
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Segerholm, Christina; Hult, Agneta – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Throughout Europe, school inspection has become a visible means of governing education. This education and inspection policy is mediated, brokered, interpreted, and learned through networked activities where the global/European meet the national/local, giving national and local "uptake" a variety of characteristics. We explore the local…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inspection, Case Studies, Observation
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Boesen, Jesper; Lithner, Johan; Palm, Torulf – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Internationally, education reform has been directed towards describing educational goals that go beyond topic and content descriptions. The idea of mathematical competencies describes such goals. National tests have been seen as one way of communicating these goals and influence teaching. The present study analyses Swedish national tests in…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, National Standards, Standardized Tests, Foreign Countries
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Fuglseth, Anna Mette; Grønhaug, Kjell; Jörnsten, Kurt – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This paper reports on a study exploring master students' ability to apply their knowledge when solving an internal pricing problem in a supply chain. Analyses of 33 negotiation progress reports and 8 recordings of discussions demonstrate that most of the students were not able to apply relevant concepts and models to guide their handling of the…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Graduate Students, Educational Games, Educational Technology
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Hanssen, Thor-Erik Sandberg; Mathisen, Terje Andreas – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
High school graduates in rural counties often move to urban areas to study at higher education institutions (HEIs). Because graduates from HEIs often settle in regions in which they graduate, the result is a permanent out-migration of young talent from rural areas. This study adds to the body of literature on student choice by addressing measures…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Rural Areas, Foreign Countries, High School Graduates
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Engevik, L. I.; Naess, K. -A. B.; Berntsen, L. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aims of this study were to gain insight into the quality of inclusion in mainstream classrooms involving students with Down syndrome and to reveal underlying predictors. A total of 39 8-year-olds with Down syndrome and their teachers participated. Via a survey, the teachers were asked to rate key indicators of inclusion. Their average rating…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Mainstreaming, Down Syndrome
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Sataøen, Hogne Lerøy – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Higher education institutions (HEIs) in Norway have been subjected to several reforms in recent decades. There are transformed relationships between institutions and their environment, and higher educations' third mission is emphasized. To improve our understanding of HEIs' third mission, this paper employs boundary object theory, enabling us to…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Institutional Mission, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education
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