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English Didactics in Norway

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ISBN: 9788215030739/9788215030746 Year: Volume: 1 Pages: 444 DOI: 10.18261/978-82-15-03074-6-2019 Language: English
Publisher: Scandinavian University Press (Universitetsforlaget)
Subject: Languages and Literatures --- Education
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This edited volume presents 30 years of English didactics research (1988–2017) in Norway. As a collection of chapters, each representing a doctoral study, the book is a complete overview of all doctoral research within the field. Each study discusses empirical, methodological and theoretical contributions, and implications for teaching English as a second or additional language (L2) today.

Didactic classroom studies

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ISBN: 9789188661500 9789188661456 Year: Pages: 244 DOI: 10.21525/kriterium.14 Language: English
Publisher: Kriterium
Subject: Education
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"In the anthology Didactic classroom studies. A potential research direction didactic classroom studies are characterized and discussed in relation to, on the one hand, didactics and, on the other hand, classroom studies. It is argued that classroom studies has particular potential for realizing the ambitions that constitute didactics in empirical studies – to simultaneously focus processes of teaching and learning as well as the content of these processes and how they interact, and at the same time emphasize that teaching and learning as classroom work is intentional and flows towards specific goals. Classroom studies are not limited to pay (empirical) attention to the student, teacher or content, but have the capacity to focus on how these aspects interact and depend on each other. The research is delimited in contextual and situational terms of teaching-learning wholes, rather than primarily in terms of components (e.g., student, teacher or content). This translates to that classroom studies can capture and examine teaching and learning processes including their dependence of specific contexts in which they are conducted.&#xD;&#xD;The potential that lies in the work of classroom studies for didactics is attended to and described in more detail than previous research has done along with a set of example studies, which is a significant contribution of the anthology as a whole. The book gives examples of eight different classroom studies that focus different content areas with varied but related theoretical perspectives and specific methodological approaches. Through these concrete examples, as described and discussed in relation to each other in two concluding commentary chapter, the didactic value of the studies is made visible and didactic classroom studies are described as constituting ‘a potential research direction’. Through a detailed analysis of the chapters with empirical studies – in terms of their research questions and knowledge interests, research contexts, theoretical and analytical perspectives, specific empirical designs and didactical consequences – a number of issues are identified that could be addressed and further developed. In this way, the volume contributes not only to identifying didactic classroom studies as a potentially central research focus in educational science but also outlines a further direction for this research."&#xD;

Health Promotion at School. Pedagogical Aspects and Practical Implications

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ISBN: 9783110539592 9783110539646 Year: Pages: 162 DOI: 10.1515/9783110539592 Language: English
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: Education --- Medicine (General)
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For decades the health of children and adolescents has been a topic of interest in all parts of Europe. And there is quite a consensus that schools are the most appropriate setting to promote health. Childhood and adolescence constitute key stages for learning and adopting a health-related and active lifestyle which includes physical activity and sports. The book describes a new approach to enhance students’ health awareness through experimental learning settings in P.E. class, cross-subject teaching, and project work.Teaching health topics requires a pedagogical and didactical framework based on the concept of health literacy and interdisciplinary research discussed by the authors. Teaching examples to improve students’ health knowledge, health competencies and skills as well as health behaviour and habits at school implicates a new teaching structure presented in the book.

O Ensino das Línguas Clássicas: reflexões e experiências

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Book Series: Humanitas Supplementum ISSN: 21828814 ISBN: 9789892613390 Year: Pages: 210 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1340-6 Language: Portuguese
Publisher: Coimbra University Press
Subject: Education
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The current volume gathers written contributions from both Portuguese and foreign researchers and secondary education teachers. It approaches various issues related to the teaching and learning of Classical Languages by correlating academic research carried out on this subject with the best methods of teaching Latin, Greek and Classical Culture in the classroom.

Ökonomische Bildung für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung

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ISBN: 9783847410140 9783847420293 Year: Pages: 353 DOI: 10.3224/84742029 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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How can economic education enable us to shape a sustainable transformation of our economic system in the face of man-made social and ecological crises? The author prepares models from Ecological Economics and Environmental Economics for educational processes, analyzes pre-concepts of students of Economic Education, and brings together scientific models and learners' ideas to form seminar concepts.

Commercialised History: Popular History Magazines in Europe

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ISBN: 9783631657799 Year: Pages: 378 DOI: 10.3726/978-3-653-05253-4 Language: English
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Education --- History --- Information theory
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This volume of essays is the result of the EU project «EHISTO», which dealt with the mediation of history in popular history magazines and explored how history in the commercialised mass media can be used in history teaching in order to develop the media literacy and the transcultural competences of young people. The volume offers articles which for the first time address the phenomenon of popular history magazines in Europe and their mediating strategies in a foundational way. The articles are intended as introductory material for teachers and student teachers. The topic also offers an innovative approach in terms of making possible a European cross-country comparison, in which results based on qualitative and quantitative methods are presented, related to the content focus areas profiled in the national magazines.

Jahrbuch der berufs- und wirtschaftspädagogischen Forschung 2015

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Book Series: Schriftenreihe der Sektion Berufs- und Wirtschaftspädagogik der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft (DGfE) ISBN: 9783847408710 9783847407225 Year: Pages: 174 DOI: 10.3224/84740722 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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The Jahrbuch für Berufs- und Wirtschaftspädagogik provides an overview of the current state of relevant research. It thus takes into account the broad thematic and methodological spectrum of research and theory formation in vocational and business education.

Jahrbuch der berufs- und wirtschaftspädagogischen Forschung 2016

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Book Series: Schriftenreihe der Sektion Berufs- und Wirtschaftspädagogik der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft (DGfE) ISBN: 9783847404033 9783847405887 Year: Pages: 240 DOI: 10.3224/84740588 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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What questions does vocational and business education research deal with? The current yearbook provides answers to these questions: it addresses questions about the organisation, conditions and structures of vocational education and training. It discusses approaches to the development of expertise, the structures of 'dual' or 'dualistic' vocational education and training and the consequences of the academicisation of vocational education and training. Further contributions focus on vocational teaching, learning and teaching research as well as questions of higher education and teacher training research, including the specificities of part-time degree programmes. Finally, the authors ask about the significance of continuing vocational training for companies and employees in the skilled trades and about approaches for assessing trainees in company practice. The yearbook concludes with an overview of historical vocational textbook research.

Historicizing the Uses of the Past

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ISBN: 9783837613254 9783839413258 Year: DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14361/transcript.9783839413258 Language: English
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 101940
Subject: Social Sciences
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This book presents new developments in Scandinavian memory cultures related to World War II and the Holocaust by combining this focus with the perspective of history didactics. The theoretical framework of historical consciousness offers an approach linking individual and collective uses and re-uses of the past to the question how history can and should be taught. It also offers some examples of good practice in this field. The book promotes a teaching practice which, in taking the social constructivist notions of historical consciousness as a starting point, can contribute to self-reflecting and critical thinking – being fundamental for any democratic political culture.

Geschichtsmythen über Hispanoamerika

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ISBN: 9783847102045 Pages: 246 Seiten Language: German
Publisher: V&R unipress Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 106
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There are numerous popular myths concerning Hispanic America in German and Austrian textbooks from the first decade of the 21st century, and thus there is a big gap between historical narratives in textbooks and the scientific historical discourse. An analysis of textbooks from four centuries shows, that some of the myths were introduced into the textbooks in the twentieth century – for example the “myth of the flat earth” of medieval times. The myths relating to Hispanic America and the images and assumptions they conveyed were important to many different groups throughout history, became incorporated into collective memory and were uncritically incorporated into German and Austrian textbooks.

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