Essays about: "independent schools"

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  1. 1. AVA : Augmented Auscultation Simulation

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Manuel Hess; [2020]
    Keywords : design; concept; augmented; auscultation; simulation; laerdal;

    Abstract : This thesis was a collaboration with Laerdal medical, exploring how the learning experience for auscultation training in medical, nursing and paramedic schools can be improved. The motivation to do so results from the assumption that there were great opportunities from a user experience perspective and my own wish to explore virtual simulation techniques with digital media, which seemed to be a good match. READ MORE

  2. 2. Grade Leniency and Competition : A study of Swedish Compulsory Level Municipality Schools

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Fredrik Thor; [2020]
    Keywords : School choice; grade inflation; quasi-markets; independent schools; municipalities;

    Abstract : In Sweden, there has been an increased discrepancy between increasing merit ratings and decreasing results in international surveys such as PISA. At the same time, since the 1990s, Sweden has had several reforms that resulted in increased competition, decentralization and trust-based evaluations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Location Decisions of Independent Schools in Sweden- Does ideology matter?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Carolina Jansson; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The Swedish school voucher reform in 1992 gave rise to independent schools and free choice of school for students. Since 1997, local governments have the opportunity to utter their opinion regarding the establishment of an independent school. READ MORE

  4. 4. Location Decisions of Independent Schools in Sweden : Does Ideaology Matter?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Carolina Jansson; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The Swedish school voucher reform in 1992 gave rise to independent schools and free choice of school for students. Since 1997, local governments have the opportunity to utter their opinion regarding the establishment of an independent school. READ MORE

  5. 5. Speech fright : A study into communication apprehension and self-perceived communication competence among upper-secondary Swedish ESL/EFL students

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Eren Durak; [2020]
    Keywords : Communication apprehension; language anxiety; willingness to communicate; second language acquisition; self-perceived communication competence; Swedish national agency; ESL EFL;

    Abstract : The topic of communication apprehension and self-perceived communication competence in a second language learning has had a growing resurgence in recent years. The consensus among scholars is that communication apprehension is disruptive and can manifest in difficulties and disabilities for second language acquisition. READ MORE