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  • Jakobsdóttir, Sólveig (The European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU), 2016-06)
    An overview is given of experiences of MOOCs in Iceland. An open online Icelandic language course from 2004 at the University of Iceland (UI) has been popular and remains open. A work group, formed in 2013 by the president of the UI, analysed the MOOC ...
  • Nylund, Mattias; Rosvall, Per-Åke; Eiriksdottir, Elsa; Holm, Ann-Sofie; Isopahkala-Bouret, Ulpukka; Niemi, Anna-Maija; Ragnarsdóttir, Guðrún (Informa UK Limited, 2018-01-02)
    In this study we examine how the academic–vocational divide is manifested today in Finland, Iceland and Sweden in the division between vocationally (VET) and academicallyoriented programmes at the upper-secondary school level. The paper is based on a ...
  • Arnarsson, Arsaell; Kristofersson, Gisli; Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Wiley, 2017-07-28)
    Introduction. Over the past two decades, alcohol consumption of Icelandic adolescents has decreased dramatically. The aim of this study was to quantify the extent of this reduction and compare it with the trend in cannabis use over a 20 year period and ...
  • Ólafsdóttir, Sigríður; Laster, Barbara; Stefánsson, Kristján K. (Wiley, 2020-04-04)
    The fields of vocabulary instruction, literacy professional development, and global language issues framed this research. Situated in Iceland, the intervention consisted of professional development for 10th‐grade teachers focused on academic words in ...
  • Kristinsdóttir, Jónína Vala (Svensk Förening för Matematik Didaktisk Forskning, 2017-05-30)
    This collaborative inquiry aims at learning to understand how teachers in schools and a mathematics teacher educator develop their work through participating in a developmental research project. Seven primary teachers worked at improving their ...
  • Gudmundsdottir, Helga; Trehub, Sandra (SAGE Publications, 2017-07)
    The present study explored the singing ability of toddlers 16 months to 3 years of age by examining North American adults’ ability to identify toddlers’ renditions of familiar tunes sung with foreign lyrics. After listening to each toddler’s song, ...
  • Jónsdóttir, Svanborg R.; Guðjónsdóttir, Hafdís; Gísladóttir, Karen Rut (The Educational Research Institute, 2018-12-21)
    Í greininni er fjallað um sameiginlega hópleiðsögn þriggja leiðbeinenda meistaranema. Tilgangur rannsóknarinnar var að sýna fram á gildi þess að búa til námssamfélag nemenda og kennara um vinnu að meistaraprófsverkefni. Markmið rannsóknarinnar var að ...
  • Brynjarsdóttir, Eyja (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018-04-20)
    This paper argues that philosophical practice in the Western world, in particular analytic philosophy, suffers from problems that contribute to its lack of diversity in two senses: the exclusion of women and minorities, and a narrow choice of subjects ...
  • Frímannsdóttir, Ingibjörg B (ERJournal, 2015)
    Today’s students demand another approach to learning than the approach taken for students entering the school system 20 to 30 years ago. Modern students’ expectations and demands with regard to how and when they want to study are not the same as they ...
  • Jónsdóttir, Ásthildur B. (Lapland University Press, 2017)
    This review focuses on the potential of art in education for sustainability in the context of teacher education and art creation. Both action research and art-based research are used to explore the role that art and art education might play in Education ...
  • Þorsteinsson, Gísli; Gunnarsdóttir, Rósa; Niculescu, Andrei (ICI Bucharest, 2015-03-10)
    The purpose of this paper is to explore the usefulness of the mobile application NeedIT in fostering ideation and idea generation in a school context. After having been used and tested in three public schools a research was undertaken in an elementary ...
  • Stefánsdóttir, Guðrún V.; Björnsdóttir, Kristín; Stefánsdóttir, Ástríður (Stockholm University Press, 2018)
    In this article we explore the personal autonomy of people with intellectual disabilities who require more intensive support. The authors draw on qualitative research in Iceland carried out in the homes of 24 individuals. It is demonstrated how their ...
  • Jónsdóttir, Arna H.; Einarsdóttir, Jóhanna (Menntavísindasvið Háskóla Íslands, 2017-12-28)
    Niðurstöður fjölda rannsókna benda til þess að samstarf starfsfólks leikskóla og foreldra auki öryggi og vellíðan barnanna og efli nám þeirra. Í Aðalnámskrá leikskóla frá 2011 er lögð áhersla á lýðræðislegt samstarf á jafnréttisgrundvelli milli ...
  • Óskarsdóttir, Edda; Guðjónsdóttir, Hafdís; Tidwell, Deborah (Informa UK Limited, 2018-12-07)
    This self-study, based on research, conducted over five years, focuses on my leadership role employing an inclusion model of education in a school in Iceland serving students from ages 6 to 16. In this article, we examine how Edda’s practice helped ...
  • Bjarnadóttir, Valgerður S (Menntavísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2018-12-31)
    The aim of this study is to explore how teachers from various academic subjects and programmes describe their pedagogic practice, particularly regarding students’ opportunities to influence what and how they learn, and whether and how their descriptions ...
  • Thorkelsdóttir, Rannveig Björk (Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne, Australia., 2018-11-04)
    In this article, I will explore and discuss the meaning of the concept of critical thinking when applied to Icelandic education from a Deweyan perspective. I will explore the concept of critical thinking by referring to the Icelandic philosopher Páll ...
  • Sigurðardóttir, Anna Kristín; Jóhannesson, Ingólfur Ásgeir; Óskarsdóttir, Gunnhildur (University of Aberdeen, 2018-08-11)
    In 2008, new legislation was passed in Iceland on teacher education, requiring a master’s degree as a prerequisite for teaching certification for all school levels from preschools to upper secondary schools. In the same year the Iceland University ...
  • Karlsdóttir, Kristín (University of Iceland, School of Education, Reykjavík, 2017-01)
    This study is an enquiry into young children’s learning processes as they participate in preschool groups. The aims of the study are two‐fold: to explore the multiple factors affecting children’s learning processes while participating in two different ...
  • Theobald, Maryanne; Danby, Susan; Einarsdottir, Johanna; Bourne, Jane; Jones, Desley; Ross, Sharon; Knaggs, Helen; Carter-Jones, Claire (MDPI AG, 2015-11-25)
    Play as a learning practice increasingly is under challenge as a valued component of early childhood education. Views held in parallel include confirmation of the place of play in early childhood education and, at the same time, a denigration of ...
  • Kristinsdóttir, Jónína Vala (2016-11)
    Over the last two decades Icelandic teachers have been under growing pres¬sure to adapt their work to changes in the new curriculum guidelines and laws for schools. Teachers are now expected to meet the needs of diverse groups of children and improve ...