Integrering av svenskämnet och karaktärsämnen på gymnasieskolans yrkesförberedande program. En metod för att anpassa svenskämnet till elevernas programval.
Abstract (Summary)This essay is about integration of theoretical subjects and practical subjects at the vocational training education in a Swedish Upper secondary school. The purpose of the essay was to examine if integration of the subjects increases the students` motivation for, interest in and knowledge of the subject Swedish. Other purposes were to examine how the teachers organize their teaching of Swedish in order to adjust it to the students’ interests and to examine the students’ attitude towards Swedish as a subject.The essay also describes the recent development of the vocational training education of Swedish Upper secondary school and presents theories about learning and other examinations about teaching of theoretical subjects at the vocational training education.The examination carried through with a questionnaire which was distributed to the students at three programs at the school and interviews with the headmaster and two teachers. The result of the study showed that a small majority of the students believe that integration increases their motivation in and knowledge of Swedish. A small majority of the students did not believe that integration increase their interest in Swedish. Most students think that Swedish is an important subject and a majority are positive to an adjustment of the subject so that it will integrate more with the education as a whole.
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Date of Publication:06/14/2006