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Sjöberg, Lena – Education Inquiry, 2019
In 2011, new teacher education programmes were introduced in Sweden. This policy case study examines the outcome of the reform, focusing on the pedagogic discourses in the examination practise of the primary teacher education programme, but also on the possible effects of dividing teacher education for primary teachers into two specialisations:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Change, Elementary Education
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Jonsson, Bert; Wiklund-Hörnqvist, Carola; Nyroos, Mikaela; Börjesson, Arne – Education Inquiry, 2014
The aim of this study was to examine the performance of fifth-grade children in the reproduction of the content of a new text directly after they had read it (immediate recall) and one week later (delayed recall), as well as to investigate the relationship between performance, self-reported memory strategies, and working memory capacity (WMC). The…
Descriptors: Recall (Psychology), Correlation, Short Term Memory, Grade 5
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Olovsson, Tord Göran – Education Inquiry, 2014
The aim of this study is to explore, describe and analyse the assessment process in two different Swedish year-five classrooms. The study is mainly based on observations and interviews with pupils and teachers. The data were analysed in relation to Bernstein's (1977, 2000) theoretical concepts of classification, framing, codes, and pedagogic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 5, Evaluation Methods, Student Evaluation
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Lundgren, Berit – Education Inquiry, 2013
The aim of this study is to describe and analyse the writing discourse in one classroom and how students learn through studying a topic, i.e. the teaching and learning of written argument. The study takes its stance from a sociocultural perspective and is influenced by discourse analyses, new literacy studies and critical literacy (Fairclough…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing Instruction, Writing (Composition), Critical Literacy