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Utomhuspedagogik: Lärares tankar och erfarenheter av utomhuspedagogik
Stockholm University, Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics and Science Education.
2010 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]



This research is about outdoor education as a pedagogical method, and its purpose is to find out six teachers thoughts about outdoor learning, and their experiences about this method.

Many philosophers and advocates for the outdoor education claims that learning is best acquired when children uses all their senses and that school subjects that are thought in the classrooms also can be thought outdoors.  Studies have shown that children´s health and learning ability increase when they are thought outdoors.

Interviews and observations have been done.

My questions are: How do the teachers practice outdoor education in their classes and what is the result? Which subjects do they use in outdoor education? Do the teachers see any obstacles using the outdoor method and why do the not use it to a greater extent?


Keywords: Outdoor education, outdoor mathematics, learning and effects, children, thoughts and expiriences.


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2010. , 36 p.
Keyword [sv]
Utomhuspedagogik, utomhusmatematik, hinder, effekter, tankar och erfarenheter
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Other Mathematics
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-40466OAI: diva2:324043
2010-05-31, Campus Konradsberg, Rålambsvägen, Stockholm, 13:45 (Swedish)
Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
Available from: 2011-05-03 Created: 2010-06-14 Last updated: 2011-05-03Bibliographically approved

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