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Browsing by Subject "Education"

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  • Holt, RE; Woods, PJ; Ferreira, ASA; Bardarson, Hlynur; Bonanomi, S; Boonstra, WJ; Butler, Will E.; Diekert, FK; Fouzai, N; Holma, M; Kokkalis, A; Kvile, KØ; Macdonald, Jed I.; Malanski, E; Nieminen, E; Ottosen, KM; Pedersen, MW; Richter, A; Rogers, L; Romagnoni, G; Snickars, M; Törnroos, A; Weigel, B; Whittington, JD; Yletyinen, J (Inter-Research Science Center, 2017-12-27)
    As the world’s social-environmental problems increasingly extend across boundaries, both disciplinary and political, there is a growing need for interdisciplinarity, not only in research per se, but also in doctoral education. We present the common ...
  • 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 ...
  • Jóhannsdóttir, Þuríður (Informa UK Limited, 2017-06-08)
    This study of the creation of a new upper secondary school in Iceland focuses on the way in which networking and collaboration across school boundaries contributed to a new form for school practice. The aim is to understand the value of school–community ...
  • Petursdottir, Anna-Lind (Wiley, 2017-02-12)
    In this study, 188 master-level students received training through a distance education course to conduct functional behavioral assessments (FBAs) and behavior support plans with 68 boys and 6 girls (aged 3-20 years) displaying persistent behavior ...
  • Jónasson, Jón Torfi (Springer Nature, 2016-10-20)
    The point of departure of the paper is that there are profound social, cultural, technological, scientific and environmental changes which occur at most local but also at global levels of the modern world. From these will stem huge challenges in all ...
  • Möller, Kristín Þóra; Gunnþórsdóttir, Hermína (Menntavísindasvið Háskóla Íslands, 2017-11-29)
    Markmið rannsóknarinnar var að kanna hvernig frímínútum er háttað í tveimur grunnskólum, hversu mikilvæg agastefna skólanna virðist vera fyrir starfsfólk skólanna í daglegum störfum og að rýna í samspil frímínútna og skólabrags skólanna. Rannsóknin ...
  • Svansdóttir, Erla; Arngrímsson, Sigurbjörn Árni; Sveinsson, Thorarinn; Johannesson, Erlingur (Springer Nature, 2015-11-24)
    Education and health constitute two interlinked assets that are highly important to individuals. In Iceland, prevalence of dropout from secondary education poses a considerable problem. This 8-year prospective study assesses to what extent poor physical ...
  • Olsen, Mirjam Harkestad; Gunnþórsdóttir, Hermína (University of Aberdeen, 2018-08-11)
    This article is situated within the Arctic Regions North Norway and North/East Iceland. It presents a study on what motivates adults in Arctic regions to apply for and complete a Master’s degree in Education. Motivation is examined in relation to ...
  • Volmer, Daisy; Sokirskaja, Aleksandra; Laaksonen, Raisa; Vainio, Kirsti; Sandler, Niklas; Halvorsen, Kjell; Kjome, Reidun; Gizurarson, Sveinbjorn; Muceniece, Ruta; Maurina, Baiba; Dauksiene, Jurgita; Ruuben, Lilian; Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Ratassepp, Tagne; Heinämäki, Jyrki (MDPI AG, 2016-10-13)
    With increased development of medical technology (MT), new challenges emerge related to education and training of pharmacists and other healthcare specialists. Currently, only a few universities in the EU promote MT education and research. Objectives: ...
  • Jordan, Karen; Kristjánsson, Kristján (Informa UK Limited, 2016-03-09)
    This article argues that the dominant sustainable development approach fails to acknowledge the interconnectedness and interrelatedness of social and environmental issues, and that sustainability requires a ‘transformational’ approach, involving a ...