Essays about: "education"

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  1. 1. “A WORLD-CLASS UNIVERSITY” A legitimation analysis of five Swedish universities’ information brochures in English

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Emelie Kauppala; [2017-06-08]
    Keywords : text analysis; discourse; higher education; CDA;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate how the University of Gothenburg, Lund University, Stockholm University, Umeå University and Uppsala University – five of the biggest universities in Sweden in terms of enrollment – legitimize Swedish higher education in their information brochures in order to attract international students. The study is mainly based on Theo van Leeuwen’s theory and model (2007) of legitimation, and a legitimation analysis is conducted with the aim of finding out which legitimation strategies the five universities use to explain and justify their practices. READ MORE

  2. 2. CHOOSING SCIENCE: The Role Of Social Values

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : ISHMAIL KAMARA; [2017-04-13]
    Keywords : Social values; Ethnography; Focus groups; Interactive; Natural science; Contexts; Perspectives; Motivation; Attitudes;

    Abstract : AbstractIn this work, the researcher investigated whether social values have a role in students' decisions to study the natural sciences. The research employed ethnography which included interactive discussions on some Relevance Of Science Education(ROSE) slides and focus group interviews as data collecting instruments. READ MORE

  3. 3. PARTICIPATION IN MUNICIPAL ADULT EDUCATION IN SWEDEN Why and How is the Second Chance Taken?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Yukiko Take; [2017-04-10]
    Keywords : Life history; adult education; participation; Bounded Agency Model; capability;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this study is to explore and describe how and why adults who have not fulfilled the current upper secondary education level become adult students in Swedish upper secondary municipal education, Komvux. Under this aim, there are two research questions: 1) why and how the adults decide to study in Komvux and 2) if they experience any barriers to participate in Komvux, if so how they overcome them. READ MORE

  4. 4. Student departure from teacher education A study of compulsory school teacher education programmes in Gothenburg University

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Aivi Toompalu; [2017-03-07]
    Keywords : Teacher education; student departure; study break; transfer; grounded theory;

    Abstract : Aim: Utilizing the information that Gothenburg University (GU) has about the cohort of students in compulsory school TE programmes that started their studies in autumn 2011, this current research aims to explore the possible emerging patterns regarding students’ decision to depart from their studies.Theory: As a data-driven research, the theoretical basis of this study lies on grounded theory (Glaser & Strauss, 2008) aiming to describe the phenomenon of student departure through the information that students have given to GU regarding their decision to leave. READ MORE

  5. 5. Female educational enrollment, labor force participation and economics growth - A panel-data study in Europe

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Cecilia Jansson; Evelina Nahtman; [2017-02-17]
    Keywords : Economic growth; education; employment; gender; labor participation;

    Abstract : During the last decades, female engagement in both educational and working activities has rapidly increased in many European countries. Hence, it is of interest to study whether this increase could be of significant importance for the economic growth. READ MORE