Essays about: "literacy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 275 essays containing the word literacy.

  1. 1. Gender in Pride and Prejudice : A look at gender roles relating to the characters Elizabeth and Lydia Bennet

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Jessica Pedersen; [2021]
    Keywords : Gender; Gender roles; Pride and Prejudice; Jane Austen; EFL; upper secondary school; critical literacy theory; feminist literary theory.;

    Abstract : This essay will discuss gender in Pride and Prejudice, the timeless work by Jane Austen. It also discusses how a teacher might approach the subject of gender roles in a classroom environment based on a reading project featuring Pride and Prejudice. READ MORE

  2. 2. Orð Víkinganna. The level and scale of literacy in the Viking World : The cases of Birka and Sigtuna.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Themistoklis Zacharopoulos; [2021]
    Keywords : Viking Age; Sweden; literacy; Birka; Sigtuna; runes; inscriptions; styli; writing tools; GIS; archaeolinguistics; archaeological research; Vikingatiden; Sverige; läs och skrivkunnighet; Birka; Sigtuna; runor; inskriptioner; styli; skrivverktyg; GIS; arkeolingvistik; arkeologisk forskning;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to study the level and scale of literacy as it expanded in Viking towns during the 8th-12th century. In order to get an understanding of this spread, I have worked with two case-studies of Viking towns, as they were founded and prospered during and by the end of the Viking Age in Sweden; the town of Birka located in Björkö Island in Lake Mälaren, and the town of Sigtuna located in the province of Uppland, in central Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. How Online Stock Trading Learning Platforms Can Contribute To Financial Literacy

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för tillämpad fysik och elektronik

    Author : Nils Fohlin; [2021]
    Keywords : Lean UX Development; Minimum Viable Product; Financial Literacy; Stock Market Trading; Stock Market Learning;

    Abstract : Prior studies have shown that investment knowledge and motivation increases when students in a school setting have access to a stock trading learning platform.  This thesis aims to further investigate if a stand-alone online stock trading learning platform, on its own, can help non stock investors understand financial literacy concepts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rethinking Source Criticism -Towards the development of an analytical model for evaluation of sources in times of massinformation and fake news

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Daniel Hernández Guerrero; [2021]
    Keywords : Democracy; didactics; social studies; civics; digitalisation; social media; news; fake news; critical source criticism; evaluation of sources; source criticism; critical thinking; journalism; pluralism; multiperspectivity; critical literacy; narratives; history; historical consciousness; political awareness; källkritik; crítica de fuentes;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses source criticism from a critical perspective which encompasses its challenges, demands and possibilities for teaching practice. The questions guiding the core of this research are the following:1) What differentiates people’s activities in the process of evaluating sources? 2) What characterizes an effective practice in critical evaluation of sources? 3) Which criteria, factors and strategies might be important to consider in order to have a successful source critical methodology that promotes the improvement of critical thinking when analysing information and news?The studied materials include data from one survey and 54 semi-structured interviews. READ MORE

  5. 5. Clearing the fog from the definition of Digital Literacy : A study investigating what it means to be digitally literate and if students at Jönköping University meet these requirements

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Avdelningen för datateknik och informatik; Jönköping University/JTH, Avdelningen för datateknik och informatik

    Author : David Westberg; Gytis Mickevičius; [2021]
    Keywords : Digital literacy; development; digital education; skill-set; definition; interviews; literature review;

    Abstract : The current COVID-19 pandemic accentuated knowledge and skill gaps in the digital education field, between both students and teachers. The purpose of this paper is to review old research articles and investigate to what extent these knowledge gaps of digital literacy reach between the students of Jönköping University specifically, as well as the development and evolution of Digital Literacy as a whole throughout the term's existence. READ MORE