Geografikunskap i årskurs 9 - Rapport från den nationella utvärderingen av grundskolan 2003 (NU03) - Samhällsorienterade ämnen

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Geografikunskap i årskurs 9 - Rapport från den nationella utvärderingen av grundskolan 2003 (NU03) - Samhällsorienterade ämnen

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dc.contributor.author Lundahl, Maja
dc.contributor.author Olsson, Anders
dc.contributor.author Svensson, Inge-Marie
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-12T10:15:21Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-12T10:15:21Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation 52 en
dc.identifier.issn 1653-1868
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2043/8157
dc.description.abstract Does the teaching of Geography promote an understanding of the concept Sustainable Development? This was the most important question underlying the Swedish National Evaluation of Geography in 2003. In Sweden there has been a shift from an environmental education, previously taken care of by Science, to an education focusing on Sustainable Development where issues of Social Science, such as democracy and moral/ethical questions, are of great importance. The syllabus of Geography (2000) emphasises the teaching of Sustainable Development. The evaluation is based on data from questionnaires answered by pupils attending year 9 (the last year of compulsory school), teachers, parents and principals, as well as data from a test in Geography done by 1800 of the pupils. The test consisted of some traditional questions in Geography, but most of the questions concerned Sustainable Development. We find that the pupils performed well when answering the traditional, onedimensional questions about names and figures. However, the multidimensional questions, probing the pupils understanding - about cause and effect, for example - were not satisfactorily answered. • Make complexities evident and understandable for our pupils • Make use of the students’ commitment to survival and environmental issues • Make use of the potential of en
dc.language.iso swe en
dc.publisher Lärarutbildningen, Malmö Högskola en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Educare;4
dc.subject.classification Humanities/Social Sciences en
dc.title Geografikunskap i årskurs 9 - Rapport från den nationella utvärderingen av grundskolan 2003 (NU03) - Samhällsorienterade ämnen en
dc.type Report en
dc.identifier.paperprint 0 en
dc.contributor.department Malmö University. School of Teacher Education en
dc.subject.srsc Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES::Social sciences::Education en
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