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Tang, Xin; Pakarinen, Eija; Lerkkanen, Marja-Kristiina; Kikas, Eve; Muotka, Joona; Nurmi, Jari-Erik – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The present study reports on the psychometric properties of the Early Childhood Classroom Observation Measure (ECCOM) in Finnish and Estonian first and third grade classrooms. The observation data were collected from 91 first grade teachers and 70 third grade teachers. Teachers' curriculum goals, teaching experience and the classroom size were…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Students, Grade 1
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Nielsen, Mathias Wullum – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This study investigates how Denmark, Norway, and Sweden approach issues of gender equality in research differently. Based on a comparative document analysis of gender equality activities in six Scandinavian universities, together with an examination of the legislative and political frameworks surrounding these activities, the article provides new…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis, Educational Research
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Ekeland, Torun Granstrøm – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The article examines the use of archaeological knowledge in elementary history textbooks used in Norwegian schools today. The aim is to determine whether we can find any traces of colonialism by reviewing how these narratives perform in interrelations within and between the Sámi and Norse pasts, and how the narratives allow for hybridity and…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Textbook Content, Content Analysis, Archaeology
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Ekornes, Stine – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The present study highlights teacher stress related to student mental health promotion through the relationship between perceived competence, perceived responsibility and negative emotions. Data were derived from a mixed methods design, utilizing three focus group interviews (n = 15), followed by survey research (n = 771) amongst Norwegian K-12…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Mental Health, Focus Groups, Surveys
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Ottosen, Karl Ottar; Goll, Charlotte Bjørnskov; Sørlie, Tore – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The purpose of our study was to enhance understanding of teachers' and principals' experiences and views regarding the high dropout rate in Norwegian upper secondary schools. Qualitative analysis showed that the teacher-student relationships over years had become more complicated since the implementation of a new educational reform, making the…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Dropout Rate, Student Interests, Teacher Attitudes
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Aune, Tore Kristian; Pedersen, Arve Vorland; Ingvaldsen, Rolf Petter; Dalen, Terje – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The relative age effect (RAE) refers to that children born early in their year of birth show higher performance compared to children born late in the same cohort. The present study evaluated whether RAE exists within non-competitive physical education (PE) attainments, change in RAE magnitude with age, and possible gender differences. The results…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Physical Education, Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers
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Fiorilli, Caterina; Albanese, Ottavia; Gabola, Piera; Pepe, Alessandro – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This study explored the relationships among teachers' emotional competence, burnout as a mediator, and social support. Teachers' emotional competence was assessed via measures of emotional intensity and emotional regulation. Social support was evaluated in terms of external versus internal support, and teacher dissatisfaction with support…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Social Support Groups, Teacher Burnout, Self Control
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Erikson, Josefina – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The 1991, Swedish upper secondary school reform presents internationally an unusual case of the far-reaching integration of academic and vocational programmes. It has often been claimed that late tracking, such as characterizes this reform, helps to reduce inequalities between different social classes. This article addresses the question of how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Secondary Education, Educational Policy
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Wermke, Wieland; Forsberg, Eva – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This article discusses teacher autonomy in the case of the Swedish teaching profession since the 1980s. It is argued that deregulation, decentralization, and marketization reforms of the 1990s have indeed increased teacher autonomy, but in some respects also led to a increase of complexity in the Swedish school system. In order to handle this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Autonomy, Teaching (Occupation), Educational Change
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Lam, Ho Cheong – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This study set out to use phenomenography as a theoretical framework to investigate teaching in classrooms, focusing on how the same content is enacted differently in different teaching activities. We observed teaching activities intended to teach children to recognize Chinese characters in preschools and collected data about the delivery of the…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Teaching Methods, Chinese, Orthographic Symbols
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Elvira, Quincy; Imants, Jeroen; Dankbaar, Ben; Segers, Mien – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
How to facilitate learning by novices (students) on their road to expertise has attracted the attention of a vast number of researchers in cognitive and educational psychology as well in the field of learning and instruction. Although many studies have investigated the phenomenon of expertise development, the implications of the findings for…
Descriptors: Expertise, Literature Reviews, Instruction, Instructional Design
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Andersson, C.; Antelius, J.; Månsson, J.; Sund, K. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This study investigates technical efficiency and productivity for Swedish higher education institutions (HEIs). One identified problem in previous research concerns adjusting efficiency scores for input quality. This problem is avoided using grades from upper-secondary schools. A second problem concerns heterogeneity with respect to subjects and…
Descriptors: Efficiency, Productivity, Higher Education, Statistical Analysis
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Chang Rundgren, Shu-Nu; Rundgren, Carl-Johan – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Based on the EU FP 7 project, PROFILES, this article presents our findings from a three-round Delphi study conducted in Sweden that aimed at establishing a consensus on how science education should be developed for citizens to enhance civic scientific literacy. A total of 100 stakeholders (9th graders, school teachers, scientists, and science…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientific Literacy, Delphi Technique, Science Education
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Berisha, Anna-Kaisa; Seppänen, Piia – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The Finnish comprehensive school system is regularly referred to as a uniform and "no-tracking". In this article, we show with novel urban case data in Finland that school performance differed significantly between schools, most strikingly between school classes, and was connected to the school's selectiveness in pupil admission. A…
Descriptors: Urban Education, School Choice, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Peterson, Helen – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This article highlights the multifaceted character of the Swedish higher education sector and investigates senior academic management positions from a gender perspective using theories about an academic prestige economy and academic capitalism. The focus is on an aspect often overseen in research on Swedish academia: the distinction between…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Social Status, Foreign Countries, College Administration
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