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Schenker, Katarina – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The aim of this study is to understand the mechanisms supporting equality and social health in physical activity (PA) practices by analysing didactic choices. Social health is understood as equal distribution of power. Thereby, a healthy PA practice needs to be inclusive. 3 PA activities are analysed as cases. Issues of inclusion and exclusion are…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Health Promotion, Power Structure, Social Differences
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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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Sandström, Margareta; Klang, Nina; Lindqvist, Gunilla – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
In Sweden, policy changes for provision of special support have been introduced, implying that teachers are obliged to provide and evaluate "extra adaptations" in regular classrooms prior to referring pupils to special support. The policy changes raise questions about school staffs' views of support measures and of necessary professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrative Organization, School Administration, Special Education
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Meriläinen, Matti; Kõiv, Kristi – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The aim of this study is to determine the features of bullying in Estonian universities. In the spring of 2014, 864 faculty members answered our e-mail questionnaire. This questionnaire was based on the Negative Acts Questionnaire-Revised (NAQ-R22); eight additional items dealt with sexual harassment, cyberbullying, and work-related malpractice.…
Descriptors: Bullying, Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Work Environment
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Arnesen, Anne; Braeken, Johan; Ogden, Terje; Melby-Lervåg, Monica – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Social functioning and reading proficiency are critical for success in school and society. Therefore, identifying children with such problems is important. This study had 2 parts: first, a random sample of 234 elementary schools was surveyed about which instruments they use to assess reading proficiency and social functioning. Second, a systematic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Competence, Reading Skills, Elementary School Students
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Böök, Marja Leena; Mykkänen, Johanna – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This article focuses on parents' construction of and emotions in their everyday lives. The study brings into focus the meanings in the foreground of everyday life, while also revealing new insights into cultural beliefs and prejudices. Interviews were conducted with five nuclear and four divorced families, and each participant (N = 18) was…
Descriptors: Mothers, Fathers, Emotional Response, Divorce
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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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Koivuhovi, Satu; Vainikainen, Mari-Pauliina; Kalalahti, Mira; Niemivirta, Markku – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study examined changes in pupils' agency beliefs and control expectancy from grade four to grade six, and whether they were associated with studying in a class with a special emphasis on a subject as compared to studying in a class without emphasis. After controlling for the effects of mother's education, prior school achievement, and gender,…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Elementary School Students
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van den Bogaart, Antoine C. M.; Mazereeuw, Marco; Hummel, Hans G. K.; Kirschner, Paul A. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
A characteristic of being a professional is the internalisation of the collective professional theory (CPT)--the shared insights of professionals. Problems arise when different opinions stemming from professionals' personal professional theories (PPTs) obscure a CPT's content. This study argues that cooperating professionals' CPTs form a so-called…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Correlation, Accounting, Teacher Attitudes
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Nordvall, Henrik; Fridolfsson, Charlotte – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The aim of this study is to explore the contemporary role of the folk high school as an educational pathway for Swedish MPs. Statistics from the folk high school register at Statistics Sweden are analysed. In summary, there are still quite a large number of former folk high school participants in the Swedish parliament (27%, 2014). The MPs' folk…
Descriptors: Folk Culture, Foreign Countries, Public Officials, School Role
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Neycheva, Mariya; Joensen, Kári – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study evaluates Mankiw, Romer and Weil's augmented neoclassical growth model with human capital for Iceland. Moreover, we differentiate between the impact of upper-secondary and tertiary education. Both unrestricted and restricted regressions show that human capital stimulates real GDP per capita changes. The value of the elasticity of output…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Human Capital, Foreign Countries
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Tholin, Jörgen – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
In Swedish compulsory school, students can choose to study a modern language in addition to English, i.e., French, Spanish, or German. Since 1994, instruction time for modern languages has been extended, the learning objectives have been made more attainable, and national assessment materials have been introduced. The government made these changes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), French
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Lind, Tommy – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Governmental reforms since the early 1990s have acted as a push factor for starting new schools in Sweden and have created options for pupils to choose a school irrespective of municipal borders. This study highlights the upper secondary school system in small municipalities in northern Sweden since the late 1990s. The analysis shows that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, School Organization, Municipalities
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Schildkamp, Kim; Smit, Maaike; Blossing, Ulf – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Schools need support in the use of data. To provide this support, a data team intervention was developed. A prior study conducted in the Netherlands showed that several factors can enable or hinder the work of data teams. The current replication study focuses on the factors influencing data use in data teams and the perceived effects of the data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Development, Information Utilization, Evidence Based Practice
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Gisslevik, Emmalee; Wernersson, Inga; Larsson, Christel – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The aim of this study is to explore conditioning factors influencing learning opportunities in food-related education taught from a perspective of sustainable development. Over the course of the eighth-grade school year, data were derived from field studies of two classes taught in Home and Consumer Studies with an exploratory case-study design.…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Consumer Science, Food, Foreign Countries
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