Háskóli Íslands: Recent submissions

  • Jónsson, Ólafur Páll (Menntavísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2020-01-28)
    Frá því á áttunda áratugnum hefur lýðræðisleg borgaravitund verið markmið íslensks menntakerfis og viðfangsefni Sigrúnar Aðalbjarnardóttur í kennslu og rannsóknum. Á síðustu áratugum hefur orðið vitundarvakning um þessi málefni. Í nýlegu riti Evrópuráðsins, ...
  • Guðjohnsen, Ragný Þóra; Ingudóttir, Hrund Þórarins (Menntavísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2020-01-28)
    Mikilvægt er fyrir framtíð lýðræðissamfélaga að hlúa strax í æsku að borgaravitund barna og ungmenna, bæði góðum gildum og þátttöku í samfélaginu. Í þessari tilviksrannsókn var skoðað hvernig borgaravitund tveggja ungmenna endurspeglar uppeldissýn ...
  • Þórólfsson, Meyvant (Menntavísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2020-02-25)
    Historically, the development of assessment and evaluation in Icelandic public education has been similar to that of other Nordic countries, featuring an amalgamation of knowledge transmission, testing and relative grading, on the one hand, and, on the ...
  • Jóhannesson, Sigurður (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2021-03)
    The call for a sustainable development of human societies is becoming ever louder. The term sustainability has as a result become thoroughly incorporated into everyday speech, not least among politicians. For the term to hold any meaning some quantitative ...
  • Marteinsdóttir, María (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2021-04)
    Application of external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) to localized cancer has long been regarded as a standard treatment option with its purpose being to deliver a ho- mogeneous high-dose distribution within the tumor volume while protecting organs at ...
  • Lethbridge, Emily; Óskarsdóttir, Svanhildur (Medieval Institute Publications, 2018)
    Njáls saga is the best known and most highly regarded of all medieval Icelandic sagas and it occupies a special place in Icelandic cultural history. The manuscript tradition is exceptionally rich and extensive. The oldest extant manuscripts date to ...
  • Budková, Zuzana (2021-04)
    A better understanding of normal organ development can give deeper insight into which genes are harnessed by aberrant cells during cancer formation and progression. In my thesis, I have investigated two seemingly different, however, related, developmental ...
  • Ragnarsdóttir, Guðrún (University of Iceland, School of Education, 2018-04)
    Social, political and technological developments bring about change in the global society. However, it is often argued that education does not develop as rapidly and in line with these changes. This study explores how school leaders perceive their ...
  • Ólafsdóttir, Sara Margrét (University of Iceland, School of Education, Faculty of Education and Pedagogy, 2019-02)
    Children’s play in preschools is a complicated phenomenon studied extensively from different perspectives and paradigms. This study draws on the work of William Corsaro, to develop a study that used the sociology of childhood perspective, with ...
  • Sigurðardóttir, Ingibjörg Ósk (University of Iceland, School of Education, Faculty of Education and Pedagogy, 2019-02)
    The study was collaborative action research (CAR) and lasted for 24 months. The overall aim was to create new knowledge on values education in early childhood education and on the methodology of CAR and, furthermore, to contribute to changes in the ...
  • Einarsson, Ingi Þór (University of Iceland, School of Education, Faculty of Health Promotion, Sport and Leisure Studies, 2018-04)
    Background: Very little is known about physical activity (PA) and PA patterns measured with objective methods among children with intellectual disability (ID) or their reasons to take part in PA and sport. Moreover, even less is known about their ...
  • Rögnvaldsdóttir, Vaka (Háskóli Íslands, Menntavísindasvið, 2020-05)
    Background Sleep and physical activity are essential functions of human health. According to International recommendations, adolescents should sleep 8-10 hours each night and engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity for at least 60 minutes ...
  • Laine, Jani (Aalto University, 2021-03-05)
    This dissertation discusses the implications of municipal energy-related actions in the generation of low carbon and carbon neutral cities. The purpose of the study is to examine the implications of these actions within the boundaries of scope 2 - 3 ...
  • Karlsdóttir, Kristín; Björnsdóttir, Margrét Sigríður; Ólafsdóttir, Sara M. (The Educational Research Institute, 2020-03-19)
    Grein þessi fjallar um samstarfsrannsókn (e. collaborative action research) sem unnin var í samstarfi RannUng (Rannsóknarstofu í menntunarfræði ungra barna) og fimm leikskóla í sveitarfélögum á höfuðborgarsvæðinu. Markmið þessarar samstarfsrannsóknar ...
  • Einarsdóttir, Bergþóra F.; Björnsdóttir, Margrét Sigríður (Menntavísindastofnun, Menntavísindasvið, Háskóli Íslands, 2020-03-19)
    Í þessari grein er fjallað um samstarfsrannsókn sem fram fór í einum leikskóla á höfuðborgarsvæðinu. Þátttakendur í leikskólanum voru fimm ásamt meistaranema og kennara frá Menntavísindaviði Háskóla Íslands. Rannsóknin er hluti af samstarfsverkefni ...
  • Gregersen, Frans; Dal, Michael; Madsen, Lis; Rahm, Henrik (Nordplus, 2019)
    Denne artikel præsenterer, og behandler yderligere, problemstillinger som har været diskuteret i løbet af den periode hvor det Nordplus-finansierede netværk for læreruddannelser i Norden, Nordisk Nabosprogsdidaktik og Nabosprogskommunikation i ...
  • Walser III, Joe; Kristjánsdóttir, Steinunn; Gröcke, Darren R.; Gowland, Rebecca L.; Jakob, Tina; Nowell, Geoff M.; Ottley, Chris J.; Montgomery, Janet (Wiley, 2019-12-13)
    Objectives A multi‐isotope study was conducted on individuals buried at Skriðuklaustur monastery (AD 1493–1554) to investigate their geographic origins and dietary composition. Comparative material from individuals excavated from Skeljastaðir, an ...
  • Ingason, Anton Karl (Ubiquity Press, Ltd., 2016-10-04)
    This squib studies the order in which elements are added to the shared context of interlocutors in a conversation. It focuses on context updates within one hierarchical structure and argues that structurally higher elements are entered into the context ...
  • Walser III, Joe (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2021-03)
    Volcanic eruptions can cause significant human health and environmental threats both during and after their event due to the hazardous materials and gases that are actively or passively released into the surrounding environment. Historical records ...
  • Dal, Michael (Danske Professionshøjskoler og Nordplus, 2019-09)
    Da computerne i starten af 1990’erne begyndte at vinde indpas i undervisningen, udtænkte man forskellige betegnelser for fænomenet. I sprogundervisningen fandt man hurtig frem til CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning); en betegnelse, som stadigvæk ...