Essays about: "performance in school"

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  1. 1. Can a parental questionnaire about children’s reading ability identify dyslexia in school children?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för neurovetenskap och fysiologi

    Author : Matilda Löfstedt; Astrid Hellman; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : dyslexia; screening; parental questionnaire; diagnosis; reading; dyslexi; screening; föräldraskattningsformulär; diagnos; läsning;

    Abstract : I dagens samhälle ställs stora krav på människors läs- ochskrivförmåga. Studier har visat att barn med dyslexi löper större risk att utveckladepression och ångest än andra barn. Man eftersträvar därför ett tids- ochkostnadseffektivt screeninginstrument för att identifiera dyslexi i tidig ålder. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pricing Currency Options with Bates Model: Analytical Tractability versus Empirical Misspeci cation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Oscar Thelander; [2021-02-02]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In this thesis I complement the results from Bates (1996) wherein a Stochastic VolatilityJump-Di usion model for pricing foreign currency options is introduced and evaluated againstUSD/DM foreign exchange options. I complement Bates results with two di erent calibrationmethodologies, nonlinear least-squares and the built-in MATLAB function fmincon, using thesame dataset that was used in Bates (1996). READ MORE

  3. 3. Fear of Failure in Swedish 9th Grade Students and its effect on their decision to study STEM : A quantitative study

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för kemi och biomedicin (KOB)

    Author : Melanie Büchele de Montes; [2021]
    Keywords : Imposter phenomenon; STEM attrition; Gender; gymnasieval;

    Abstract : Sweden faces a recruitment problem in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). It has been suggested that imposter phenomenon, a feeling of fraudulence and inability to internalize success, may be the reason why many individuals, especially women, leave STEM fields. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transition Work Between School Years K-3 and 4-6 in Sweden : - The Importance of Teacher Collaboration in the Subject of English.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för kultur, språk och medier (KSM); Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för kultur, språk och medier (KSM)

    Author : Lena Åkerman; Mikaela Linder; [2021]
    Keywords : years K-3; years 4-6; teachers’ perceptions; principals’ perceptions; students’ academic performance; transition work; transition collaboration; collegial learning; national governing documents; collective efficacy.;

    Abstract : This study has a fourfold focus. Firstly, the study aims to fill a gap in research regarding teachers and principals’ perceptions on transition work and collaboration in school years K-3 and 4-6 in the subject of English. Secondly, the study explores how these views affect students' academic achievement in the subject. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effect of Gender on English as L2 Learning Motivation

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för kultur, språk och medier (KSM); Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för kultur, språk och medier (KSM)

    Author : NannaLinnea Bergman; Emma Svensson; [2021]
    Keywords : gender; motivation; English as L2; extramural English; learning motivation;

    Abstract : Abstract The aim of this study is to expound on the gender discrepancy that is present in the English subject in the Swedish school, where female students generally and consistently attain higher grades. We do so by investigating any gender differences in motivation to learn a second language (L2). READ MORE