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Xu, Lihua – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The relationship between teaching and learning is a most central issue in education research, but it is yet to be fully understood. Variation Theory provides an explanatory account for teaching and learning and offers a specific view on what it means to learn: to discriminate and to discern critical aspects of the object of learning. This paper…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Correlation, Case Studies
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Solem, Marit Skarbø; Skovholt, Karianne – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This article examines teacher formulations in teacher-fronted whole class interactions. Using conversation analysis (CA), we have analysed topic talk between teachers and students (12-16 years old) in Norwegian classrooms. We have identified three sub-groups of teacher formulations-transforming, challenging, and summarising formulations. We show…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Teacher Student Relationship, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Students
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Hoff, Hild Elisabeth – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The work presented here is a qualitative study of socio-cultural approaches to literary texts in a selection of upper secondary English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classrooms in Norway. The article explores opportunities and challenges related to the fostering of competent "intercultural readers" in foreign language (FL) educational…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Sociocultural Patterns
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Jenset, Inga Staal; Hammerness, Karen; Klette, Kirsti – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Worldwide, scholars and policymakers have called for teacher education to link fieldwork and coursework. This article examines teacher candidates' opportunities to talk about field placement within their campus coursework as one way of doing so. It reports on survey data (n = 270) and observation data (n = 52 hours) from 3 teacher-education…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Comparative Education
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Lerang, Maren Stahl; Ertesvåg, Sigrun K.; Havik, Trude – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study aimed to investigate students' perceptions of classroom interaction and goal orientation in association with academic achievement, school non-attendance, and disobedience among students in lower-secondary schools. The sample contained 1975 students from grades 8-10 (age 14-16) in 11 Norwegian lower-secondary schools. The results…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement, Student Attitudes
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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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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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Björklund, Camilla – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This is an empirical inquiry concerning children's concept development and early mathematics teaching. The intention is to broaden the understanding of preschool children's perceptions of the concept "half" (as 1 of 2 equal parts of a whole), in designed mathematics teaching settings. Three teachers working with 4-5-year-old children…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Mathematics Instruction
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Kultti, Anne; Pramling, Niklas – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This study investigates how 6- to 7-year-old children in a bilingual preschool together with their teachers take on the challenge of translating the lyrics to a children's song from Finnish to English. With an interest in how translation activities can engage children in communication and metacommunication, and facilitate the development of…
Descriptors: Singing, Metalinguistics, Translation, Bilingualism
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Reichenberg, Olof – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim of this article is to identify the mechanisms behind the occurrence of teaching practices of seatwork and recitation across lessons. The study is based on an analysis of 74 video recorded lessons from 4 school classes in Swedish comprehensive schools during 2013. Firstly, the results suggest that teaching practices such as seatwork…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Regression (Statistics), Video Technology
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Skovholt, Karianne – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This article reports a case study on classroom interaction in teacher education in Norway. It addresses how teacher students in the school subject Norwegian constitute scientific talk in a student-led discussion. First, the analysis reveals tension in the classroom conversation between "mundane talk"--that is, where students make claims…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Teacher Education, Discourse Analysis, Classroom Communication