Sökning: "level of educational attainment"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 28 avhandlingar innehållade orden level of educational attainment.

  1. 1. Learning for well being : Studies using the International Adult Literacy Survey

    Författare :Richard Desjardins; Albert Tuijnman; Kjell Rubenson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; lifelong learning; lifewide learning; human capital; literacy skills; International Adult Literacy Survey; benefits of learning; learning outcomes; Education; Pedagogik;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is a collection of five independent but closely related studies. The overall purpose is to approach the analysis of learning outcomes from a perspective that combines three major elements, namely lifelonglifewide learning, human capital, and the benefits of learning. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Learning Chemistry at the University level : Student attitudes, motivation, and design of the learning environment

    Författare :C. Anders R. Berg; Johan Lithner; Lisbeth Lundahl; Helge Strömdahl; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :laboratory work; open experiments; attitude; university level; motivation; cognitive load; laboratory instruction styles; attitude change; design of learning situation; student questions.;

    Sammanfattning : The main purpose of the research this thesis is based upon was to study students’ attitudes towards learning chemistry at university level and their motivation from three perspectives. How can students’ attitudes towards learning chemistry be assessed? How can these attitudes be changed? How are learning situations experienced by students with different attitude positions? An attitude questionnaire, assessing views of knowledge, learning assessments, laboratory activities, and perceived roles of instructors and student, was used to estimate students’ attitude positions. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Educational Choice in Sweden : Studies on the Importance of Gender and Social Contexts

    Författare :Helen Dryler; Inga Wernersson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; sociologi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis comprises four empirical studies dealing with different aspects of educational choice in Sweden. Two studies focus on the hierarchical outcome, namely level of education. The other two are concerned with the horizontal outcome field of study. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Causes and Consequences of Early-life Conditions : Alcohol, Pollution and Parental Leave Policies

    Författare :Jenny Jans; J. Peter Nilsson; Per Johansson; Arizo Karimi; Matthew Neidell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Air pollution; alcohol availability; parental leave policies; health; educational attainment; earnings; time investments; child outcomes; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay I: This paper studies the effect of air pollution on infant health in Sweden. Combining register panel data on birth outcomes and family characteristics with pollution data, I estimate the effect of particulate matter (PM10) on several birth outcomes that previously have been shown to be predictive of future outcomes. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Literacy proficiency, earnings, and recurrent training : a ten country comparative study

    Författare :Emmanuel Boudard; Max van der Kamp; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Adult education; Continuing education; Vuxenutbildning; Livslångt lärande;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of the study is to theorise on participation in recurrent training and to estimate a statistical model. The main focus is the links between latent variables, such as observed skills based on literacy proficiency, firm size, literacy practices at work and at home, and other latent correlates, such as educational attainment, labour force status, experience, occupational status and earnings. LÄS MER