Essays about: "higher education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 761 essays containing the words higher education.

  1. 1. EDUCATIONAL QUALITY AND EQUITY IN SOUTH AFRICA: EVIDENCE FROM TIMSS 2015

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Ernest Mensah; [2020-09-09]
    Keywords : educational quality; educational equity; teacher quality; instructional quality; teacher qualification; teacher confidence; ocisoeconomic status; ; two-level structural equation modelling; TIMSS; South Africa;

    Abstract : Aim:This study aims to investigate the relationship between teacher qualification and characteristics, teacher instructional quality, students’ family socioeconomic background, and student mathematics achievement with the South Africa data from TIMSS 2015.Theory:The dynamic model of educational effectiveness, proposed by Creemers and Kyriakides (2008) in understanding variables within each level and across different levels related (such as student-level and classroom-level), and Input-Process-Outcome (IPO) model, proposed by Goe (2007) was used as the theoretical framework which leads the selection of variables and was operationalized with the achievement and contextual data available in South Africa TIMSS 2015 data. READ MORE

  2. 2. Reforestation & Marine Permaculture: Does the Method Affect the Willingness To Pay for Carbon Offsetting? A Randomised Contingent Valuation Study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Elice Fällström; August Schelin; [2020-07-24]
    Keywords : Carbon offsetting; Reforestation; Marine permaculture; Contingent valuation; Willingness to pay; Samhällsvetenskapligt miljövetarprogram;

    Abstract : Failing to limit global mean surface temperature rise to 1.5°C risks leading to irreversible environmental degradation. One measure to mitigate global warming is carbon offsetting through increasing biotic carbon sequestration. READ MORE

  3. 3. Entrepreneurship Education in HEIs: Comparing Innovative Teaching Methods and Curriculum Design Approaches - A Multiple Case Study of 5 European HEIs

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Aleksei Kuchera; Douglas Redman; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : entrepreneurship education; innovations in entrepreneurship education; entrepreneurship education in universities; practices in entrepreneurship education; teaching methods; curriculum and content design;

    Abstract : The thesis addresses modern practices in teaching methods and curriculum design approaches that are currently being used by top-ranked European higher education institutions (HEIs) in delivering their entrepreneurship programs. It reveals key differences and similarities in terms of what content and teaching methods the programs are using to teach entrepreneurship. READ MORE

  4. 4. CHALLENGES IN ACADEMIC WRITING FOR SECOND LANGUAGE STUDENTS. Focusing students with Somali background

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Christina El Saidi; [2020-06-30]
    Keywords : afrikanska språk; academic writing; higher education; Somali; language and culture; language and knowledge formation; second language acquisition; language support;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate and describe what specific challenges second language students in general and students with Somali background in particular, face in Higher Education in Sweden. The aim is also to argue for what type of support that would benefit this group of students most. READ MORE

  5. 5. Voting Behavior and Economics - An Analysis of Individual and Municipal Voting Behavior in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Joseph Haghighi; Alexander Myrberg; [2020-02-18]
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    Abstract : This study aims to determine if there is a relationship between a few chosen socio-economic and economic factors and the results of the 2006 and 2010 Swedish elections. The thesis relates to both individual- and municipal levels. READ MORE