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Kvernbekk, Tone – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2013
In this paper I analyze the role of hindsight in narrative configuration. Configuration means the grasping together of disparate elements into a coherent whole. I argue that hindsight, importantly, brings the temporal constraints on what we can know to the fore, but is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, hindsight is an indispensable tool both…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Personal Narratives, Memory, Story Grammar
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Englund, Tomas – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2009
In recent decades, the concept of social capital has had an enormous impact on the social scientific debate. Despite its vagueness, the concept expresses a distinction that is of significance for the maintenance and depth of democracy. At the same time, the overarching thesis put forward concerning the fundamental role of associations and social…
Descriptors: Democracy, Social Networks, Social Capital, Social Sciences
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Nielsen, Klaus – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2007
This article aims to clarify some of our pre-conceived assumptions when we address issues of learning in practice. It argues that we need to develop an understanding of practice based on its own premises. For this purpose the German philosopher Martin Heidegger's (1889-1976) understanding of practice and learning is introduced. Heidegger…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Theory Practice Relationship, Meta Analysis, Experiential Learning
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Arnesen, Anne-Lise; Lundahl, Lisbeth – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2006
In this article, education policy is analyzed from a welfare state perspective. The aim is to Analise the significance attributed to social-inclusive aspects of education in contemporary education policies of the Nordic countries, and the extent to which education is regarded as an element in welfare policies. Four aspects are addressed: (1)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Public Policy, Equal Education
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Lund, Thorleif – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2005
The purpose of this article is to critically examine some stated discrepancies between qualitative and quantitative research by taking actual studies as a starting point. It is argued that in ordinary empirical research within psychology and education, both approaches should be considered based on critical realism, and that the ordinary validity…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Research Methodology, Qualitative Research, Educational Research
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Cuttance, Peter F. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1980
Critically assesses a 1979 book by Rutter et al. entitled "Fifteen Thousand Hours: Secondary Schools and Their Effects on Children." Argues that the Rutter study fails to provide scientific evidence which is relevant and capable of corroborating its major hypothesis: that there are significant differences between schools. (AN)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Quality, Equal Education, Hypothesis Testing
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Sandven, Johs – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1979
Self-realization requires both protection and challenge from the environment. The developmental conditions of home and school are not meeting the needs of different children with their highly diverse and unique potentialities, especially in the provision of a proper balance between protection and challenge. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Aspiration, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives
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Kremer-Hayon, Lya – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1998
Explores the knowledge teachers will need to have in the future and considers the implications of new requirements for teaching and teacher education. Advances several propositions for changes in the perception of pedagogical knowledge, school curricula, and school structure and proposes a strategy of "core" and "periphery" aspects of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Sletta, Olav – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1992
A conceptualization of social skills as resources in social exchange is offered, and a social exchange theoretical framework is applied to educational research. In a social exchange framework, the contribution of the peer group to the social exclusion of an individual would not be ignored. (SLD)
Descriptors: Cooperation, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Buchmann, Margret – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1991
Departing from J. Dewey's vision of communication, a gap between the language of researchers and the language of lay people and policymakers is identified. Ways of bridging the gap are defined, and the communications task of the educational researcher is reviewed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Educational Policy, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Ohlsson, Stellan – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1983
Newell and Simon's new theory of thinking is summarized and some educational implications developed. The enaction theory implies that thinking is a skill and should be taught like other skills, by teaching methods of how to perform it. The traditional theory of thinking and its influence are briefly discussed. (Author/MH)
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Structures, Deduction
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Sigurdson, Ola – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1997
The ethics of the influential psychologist and ethicist Lawrence Kohlberg are analyzed from a communitarian perspective. Kohlberg's conception of morality is described as not as formal and universal as claimed, and it is suggested that it is, in fact, a monological ethic. (SLD)
Descriptors: Ethics, Intellectual Freedom, Moral Development, Moral Values
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Salomon, Gavriel – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1992
To shift educational research's focus from the rigorous study of individuals to whole learning environments, a systemic view of the classroom is proposed, with a list of seven generic components of the classroom environment. L. Guttman's Small Space Analysis is used, and a science teaching project illustrates the discussion. (SLD)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Classroom Research, Cultural Influences, Educational Environment
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Noddings, Nel – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1991
This paper contends that the structure of American schools may be pathological; it may work against creating, maintaining, and enhancing caring relations. Caring relations, such as parenting and teaching, require continuity of purpose; school residence; teachers and students; and curriculum. Educators must plan for continuity to create caring…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Cultural Traits, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives
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Wallin, Erik – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1988
A Swedish conception of didactics is proposed; its crucial elements are the what and how of teaching and the common base of values and knowledge that determines the what, the how, and their relation. This base is the rationale of the content and form of teaching, and is the object of didactics as a field within educational research. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Principles, Educational Research, Educational Theories
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