Essays about: "vocational programs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words vocational programs.

  1. 1. Teaching English 5 to Swedish vocational students : student attitudes, motivation and adaptation of teaching

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Kristoffer Keinvall; [2019]
    Keywords : Adaptation; attitudes; English; motivation; second language learning; vocationally oriented teaching; vocational programs;

    Abstract : There has been research that suggests that an anti-studying culture is present in vocational programs in Sweden (Högberg 2009), and that teachers need to adapt their teaching to the students’ vocational interests in order to create an interest in learning (Lindahl 2015; Riley & Eriksson 2014; Smagorinsky et al. 2010). READ MORE

  2. 2. The Complexity of Rehabilitation in Open and Closed Prison Setting

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Lana Osment; [2018]
    Keywords : closed prisons; open prisons; Germany; rehabilitation; social workers; Foucault; discipline; punishment; disciplinary power; bio-power; surveillance.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Germany, prisoners have a constitutional right to rehabilitation (“resocialization”). In the Lebach judgment of 1973, a landmark ruling that served as the basis for the 1976 Prison Act (Strafvollzugsgesetz [StVollzG]), rehabilitation was seen by the German Federal Constitutional Court as part of the guaranteed rights of prisoners to retain their human dignity (Dünkel & van Zyl Smit, 2007, p. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards sustainable development : A comparative case study of ESD for TVET policies and practices between Cuba and Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik

    Author : Tania Rempatsiou; [2017]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Education for Sustainable Development; environment; TVET; international discourse; policies; experiences; perspectives; Cuba; Sweden;

    Abstract : The development methods mostly applied until today provoked severe environmental imbalances in the world. To deal with this, almost twenty-five years ago the environmental issues were introduced in the agenda of discussions in the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) that took place in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, intending to introduce a more sustainable approach of development (Desai and Potter, 2002, p 478). READ MORE

  4. 4. Views and perceptions of the use of text and video in English teaching

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Richard Hay; [2017]
    Keywords : Video; film; texts; English; teaching; learning;

    Abstract : This essay investigates how students studying at upper secondary level perceive the use of text and video as teaching aids as part of their English studies. Students that came from both vocational and preparatory programs completed an online survey and seven of them subsequently took part in interviews. READ MORE

  5. 5. Entrepreneurship Students, Persistence and Decision Styles

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ida Elen Mogstad; Selina-Marie Voss; [2016]
    Keywords : Entrepreneurship students; persistence; decision style; decision making; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose – Our research aims to discover what happens to entrepreneurship students after their graduation and whether there is a link between their decision styles and their persistence in pursuing an entrepreneurial career Methodology – An exploratory, mixed-method approach was employed, combining a quantitative, self-completion questionnaire with qualitative, in-depth interviews in order to collect data from graduated entrepreneurship students of Lund University Findings – The findings of our research indicate that the entrepreneurship graduates’ decision styles do have an effect on their persistence in entrepreneurial careers Implications – This study can help entrepreneurship programs to better understand their students’ vocational paths post-graduation and consequently better adapt to their students’ needs and aid them in their entrepreneurial journey Contributions – This research forms a bridge between decision making research, entrepreneurship students and persistence, offering new insights and interesting starting points for further research.. READ MORE