Now showing items 31-40 of 104
Unveiling teachers’ reasons for choosing practical activities in mathematics teaching
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-23)
The use of practical activities in mathematics teaching has been advocated for some time, and reports from mathematics classrooms show that teachers include a multitude of activities in the teaching of mathematics. ...
Child Care Practices, Resources for Care, and Nutritional Outcomes in Ghana: Findings from Demographic and Health Surveys
(The University of Bergen, 2015-03-19)
Introduction: The overarching empirical question of this study is this: how are children growing in Ghana and how is childcare related to child growth? Child health is a fundamental public health issue, for children's ...
The Good Beating: Social norms supporting men’s partner violence in Tanzania
(The University of Bergen, 2015-05-19)
This thesis is a qualitative investigation into the discourses that support wife-beating in Tanzania. Tanzania is recognised as a particularly peaceful country in the region. Nevertheless, one in two Tanzanians say a man ...
At the frontiers of change? Women and girls’ pursuit of education in north-western Tigray, Ethiopia
(The University of Bergen, 2013-02-14)
The main objective for this anthropological study has been to investigate gendered processes of social reproduction and change from the perspective of women in the historical and socio-cultural context of north-western ...
Tilpasset opplæring i norsk skole. Politikeres, skolelederes og læreres handlingsvalg
(The University of Bergen, 2012-03-12)
Denne studien handler om hvordan prinsippet om tilpasset opplæring fremstår og håndteres på ulike nivå i utdanningssystemet. Norge er på få år blitt et mer mangfoldig samfunn, både etnisk, religiøst og kulturelt. ...
Common Complaints – Common Cure? Psychiatric comorbidity and predictors of treatment outcome in low back pain and irritable bowel syndrome
(The University of Bergen, 2010-09-01)
The basic hypothesis of the thesis is that the variance in individuals’ tolerance and acceptance of subjective health complaints is explained by CATS, the Cognitive Activation Theory of Stress. Sustained activation and ...
How can employee empowerment be made conducive to both employee health and organisation performance? An empirical investigation of a tailor-made approach to organisation learning in a municipal public service organisation
(The University of Bergen, 2011-09-01)
Employees are often encouraged to take on more control over their work practices, so as to generate “more for less” solutions to the benefit of their employers, clients and themselves. To employees such increased control ...
Dialogen som visker ut kategorier: En studie av hvilke erfaringer innvandrerungdommer og norskfødte med innvandrerforeldre har med videregående skole.Hva forteller ungdommenes erfaringer om videregående skoles håndtering av etniske ulikheter?
(The University of Bergen, 2014-11-25)
The aim of the thesis is immigrant youth and Norwegians born to immigrant parents in upper secondary school in Norway, and how this group of students experience their daily life in school. The thesis examines whether ...
Psychopathy - the heterogeneity of the construct
(The University of Bergen, 2014-09-01)
Background Hervey Cleckley’s description of psychopathic personality detailed in his book, The Mask of Sanity (1941/1976), has strongly influenced the last seven decades of empirical research on psychopathy. Nevertheless, ...
Gjennom nåløyet – studenters læringserfaringer i psykologutdanningen
(The University of Bergen, 2014-01-16)