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Lärarstudent och dyslektiker: En kvalitativ undersökning om fyra lärarstudenters erfarenheter av dyslexi under deras studier
Södertörn University, School of Culture and Education, Teacher Education.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

It is very important to gain knowledge and better understanding for people with dyslexia in other words people with reading and writing difficulties. I have therefore chosen to learn more about this subject. In my study, I have focused on adult people with dyslexia.

This study is about four student teachers different experiences of dyslexia during their studies. The aim is to find out how the student teachers diagnosis has affected their education situations of these areas; the need for help, environmental significance, management of the different reading and writing tasks in their education and the advantages they believe there is in their future work as teachers.

As a research method I have used qualitative research and qualitative interviews. The participants in this study are four female persons in the ages of 23 to 25 years old.

The results showed that the need for assistive help devices varied because of the student teachers different experiences. The students spoke about the help they got from classmates and family members. The surroundings affected them both in a positive way and in a negative way.

The participants various diagnosis affected them in different ways when it comes to dealing with various school assignments. The participants used different methods to overcome their difficulties in school. The advantages that the participants believed that they had were the ability to recognize pupils with different difficulties in the classroom.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 37 p.
Keyword [en]
Coping, Dyslexia, Student teachers, Experiences, Teacher education
Keyword [sv]
Coping, Dyslexi, Lärarstudenter, Erfarenheter, Lärarutbildningen
National Category
Educational Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-21290OAI: diva2:686610
Subject / course
Education Studies
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2014-01-13 Created: 2014-01-12 Last updated: 2014-01-13Bibliographically approved

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