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Browsing by School "Menntavísindasvið (HÍ)"

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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, ...
  • Þorkelsdóttir, Rannveig Björk; Jónsdóttir, Jóna Guðrún (Háskóli Íslands, Menntavísindasvið, 2020-03-18)
    Á tímum sem þessum þar sem skólastarf er með breyttu sniði er kjörið tækifæri fyrir kennara og foreldra, sem eru heima með börnum sínum, að nýta sér leiki og leiklist. Í gegnum leiklist læra börn að setja sig í spor annarra og styrkja sjálfsmynd sína ...
  • Ragnarsdóttir, Guðrún; Gestsdóttir, Súsanna Margrét (Háskóli Íslands, Menntavísindasvið, 2020-04-14)
    Guðrún Ragnarsdóttir, lektor og Súsanna Margrét Gestsdóttir aðjunkt ræddu um áskoranir og leiðir til að hvetja framhaldsskólanemann af stað í náminu eftir páskafrí. Rúmlega 100 þátttakendur hlýddu á erindi þeirra og sendu inn spurningar. Guðrún og ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ingólfsdóttir, Anna Þorbjörg (Háskóli Íslands, Menntavísindasvið, 2020-04-01)
    Í dag, 2. apríl, er alþjóðlegur dagur barnabókarinnar sem haldinn er ár hvert á fæðingardegi ævintýraskáldsins H. C. Andersen. Þá er gott tilefni til að minna á mikilvægi barnabókarinnar í lífi barna og ungmenna.
  • 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 ...
  • Guðjohnsen, Ragný Þóra; Aðalbjarnadóttir, Sigrún (Háskóli Íslands, Menntavísindasvið, 2020-04-02)
    Veruleiki ungs fólks og um leið daglegt líf þess á tímum COVID-19 hefur gjörbreyst. Aukinn handþvottur og sprittun handa er aðeins hluti þess sem breyttist í kjölfar faraldursins. Við bættist lítil sem engin skólasókn, engar íþróttaæfingar, samkomubann ...
  • 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 ...
  • Skuladottir, Hafdis; Gunnarsdottir, Thora; Halldorsdottir, Sigridur; Sveinsdóttir, Herdís; Holden, Janean; Bjornsdottir, Amalia (Wiley, 2020-05-29)
    Aim: To explore the lived experience of individuals' in chronic pain of participating in a pain rehabilitation programme in Iceland. Design: Phenomenological research. Method: The Vancouver School of Doing Phenomenology. Eleven participants were ...
  • 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 ...