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Dewilde, Joke; Kjørven, Ole Kolbjørn; Skaret, Anne; Skrefsrud, Thor-André – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This article explores an international week in a Norwegian primary school from the perspective of the different participants. Such international weeks are typically organized in connection with the United Nations Day, to contribute towards the school's aims of inclusion and social justice. Whereas research literature has been critical towards such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Inclusion, Social Justice
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Gustafsson, Jan-Eric; Blömeke, Sigrid – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim is to describe the development of achievement in compulsory school in the Nordic countries from the 1960s. The study relies on published results concerning literacy and numeracy from the international large-scale assessments between 1964 and 2012. Among others, the following conclusions are drawn: (1) for most countries, a small but…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Compulsory Education, Educational Development, Educational Trends
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Hopfenbeck, Therese N.; Lenkeit, Jenny; El Masri, Yasmine; Cantrell, Kate; Ryan, Jeanne; Baird, Jo-Anne – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
International large-scale assessments are on the rise, with the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) seen by many as having strategic prominence in education policy debates. The present article reviews PISA-related English-language peer-reviewed articles from the programme's first cycle in 2000 to its most current in 2015. Five…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Strietholt, Rolf; Scherer, Ronny – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The present paper aims to discuss how data from international large-scale assessments (ILSAs) can be utilized and combined, even with other existing data sources, in order to monitor educational outcomes and study the effectiveness of educational systems. We consider different purposes of linking data, namely, extending outcomes measures,…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Group Testing, Outcomes of Education, Outcome Measures
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Rutkowski, Leslie; Rutkowski, David – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Over time international large-scale assessments have grown in terms of number of studies, cycles, and participating countries, many of which are a heterogeneous mix of economies, languages, cultures, and geography. This heterogeneity has meaningful consequences for comparably measuring both achievement and non-achievement constructs, such as…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, International Assessment
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Wittek, Anne Line – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This article addresses writing in higher education with the primary aim of conceptualizing writing as a mediational tool. The conceptual framework consists of three concepts: "learning trajectories," "mediation," and "recontextualization." The article describes how writing can work as a mediational tool and suggests…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing Processes, Writing Instruction, Higher Education
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Hultén, Magnus; Larsson, Bo – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim of this study is to contribute to an increased understanding of the flipped classroom movement. A total of 7 teachers working in school years 4-9 and who both actively flipped their classrooms and had been early adopters in this movement were interviewed. Two research questions were posed: "What characterizes flipped classroom…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Classroom Techniques, Interviews
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Viilo, Marjut; Seitamaa-Hakkarainen, Pirita; Hakkarainen, Kai – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This explorative case study longitudinally examines teacher orchestration of an inquiry learning process in a technology-enhanced elementary classroom. A 13-month investigative study on cultural artifacts was conducted on 32 fourth grade students who progressed to the fifth grade during the project. The activities were mediated and documented…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Longitudinal Studies, Video Technology, Teacher Attitudes
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Fejes, Andreas; Olson, Maria; Rahm, Lina; Dahlstedt, Magnus; Sandberg, Fredrik – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
In this article we have analysed the ways a discourse on individualisation is taking shape within adult education in Sweden, how it operates, and what effects it has in terms of shaping student subjectivity. Drawing on a post-structural theorisation we analyse interviews with teachers and students in municipal adult education and folk high schools…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Neoliberalism, Educational Practices, Democracy
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Erixon Arreman, Inger; Dovemark, Marianne – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Under a recent national curriculum reform in Sweden within a highly decentralised, competitive, and marketised education system, access to post-16 education is restricted. In this study, we map and analyse the early onset of new preparatory programmes. We draw on interviews with local politicians and school staff in six different municipalities,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Interviews, School Statistics
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Tiainen, Outi; Korkeamäki, Riitta-Liisa; Dreher, Mariam Jean – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This case study examined three pre-service teachers' reflection processes during their first teaching practicum. During the six-week practicum, the pre-service teachers reflected on their own as well as their peers' teaching in group mentoring meetings several times a week. Unstructured stimulated recall facilitated pre-service teacher-initiated…
Descriptors: Reflective Teaching, Beginning Teachers, Case Studies, Practicums
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Virtanen, T. E.; Lerkkanen, M.-K.; Poikkeus, A.-M.; Kuorelahti, M. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Self-ratings of behavioural engagement, cognitive engagement and school burnout were used in person-centred analyses to identify latent profiles among 2,485 Finnish lower-secondary school students. Three profiles were identified: high-engagement/low-burnout (40.6% of the sample), average-engagement/average-burnout (53.9%), and…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Burnout, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Students
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Bergmark, Ulrika; Kostenius, Catrine – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This paper focuses on school situations students experienced as meaningful and how these experiences can guide educational improvement. Participants included 15 students in grade 3 from a Swedish school. In this qualitative study, the data consisted of drawings, multimodal productions, interviews, and field notes. The analysis resulted in four…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Foreign Countries, Student Empowerment, Educational Improvement
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Szabo, Attila; Andrews, Paul – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
In this paper, we examine the interactions of mathematical abilities when 6 high achieving Swedish upper-secondary students attempt unfamiliar non-routine mathematical problems. Analyses indicated a repeating cycle in which students typically exploited abilities relating to the ways they orientated themselves with respect to a problem, recalled…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Foreign Countries, Problem Solving
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Bruin, Marieke – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Extensive research emphasises the importance of parental involvement for children's learning and academic achievement. This paper reports from a Norwegian study researching parents' experiences on follow-up after their child's cochlear implantation. Within this context, parental involvement is suggested to be of major importance for the child's…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parents as Teachers, Assistive Technology, Followup Studies
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