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Torkildsen, Lisbeth Gyllander; Erickson, Gudrun – Education Inquiry, 2016
The focus of the current study is students' perceptions of assessment and assessment practices. Assessment is understood as practices closely connected to the planning, enactment and evaluation of teaching and learning activities. The data derive from focus group interviews and dialogical meetings with students at a Swedish comprehensive school.…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Evaluation Methods
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Ibrahim, Nayr – Education Inquiry, 2016
Where adults go, children follow. The reality of a globalized, interconnected world, characterised by the mobility of people, goods and knowledge, across physical and virtual spaces and time, has had a significant impact on children's early experiences of language, literacy and identity. Children are not peripheral to, but constitute an integral…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Second Languages, Literacy, Multilingualism
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Rønsen, Anne Kristin – Education Inquiry, 2013
It is commonly known and accepted that feedback has a significant effect on learning and that it is a wise investment in the education system to develop good strategies for assessment involving informative feedback. However, despite the effort put into professional development programmes for teachers and despite teachers working with the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation, Feedback (Response)
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Backman, Ylva; Alerby, Eva; Bergmark, Ulrika; Gardelli, Åsa; Hertting, Krister; Kostenius, Caterine; Öhrling, Kerstin – Education Inquiry, 2012
Managerial documents for the national school system in Sweden have emphasised taking students' voices as a starting point in forming education, and several previous studies have indicated the benefits of giving students opportunities to participate in school. This study aimed to explore students' reflections on what they would do if they were to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Educational Environment, Student Attitudes
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Vinterek, Monika – Education Inquiry, 2010
The aim of the study presented in this article is to explore the teaching of pupils in relation to their behaviour and attitudes in "everyday work" in the classroom. It is the educational objectives associated with democracy linked to the teacher's teaching and fostering actions that are of main interest. The results are based on an…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Student Behavior, Student Attitudes, Democracy