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”Det känns som att jag är bra i matte”: En studie om hur elever i årskurs 6 ser på möjligheterna att utveckla sin intelligens i ämnet matematik.
Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Science and Mathematics Education.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This study aims to examine how pupils in year 6 describes how they can affect their intelligence. It also aims to see the degree to which international stydies can be applied in a Swedish context. This study discuss and use Carol S. Dwecks concept mindset. Two studies implemented after a method development of previous international studies. The method used to examine these questions isquestionnaire survey and interviews. The analysis is structured around the socio-cultural perspective and shows that to a certain extent it is possible to use international studies in a Swedish context and that pupils whit one mindset think that they can affect their intelligence while pupils whit the other mindset think that they can´t.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 41 p.
Keyword [sv]
Mindset, intelligens
National Category
Pedagogical Work Educational Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-120727OAI: diva2:929594
Subject / course
Degree of Master of Arts in Primary Education - School Years 4-6
Educational program
Grundlärarprogrammet - grundskolans åk 4-6
Available from: 2016-05-19 Created: 2016-05-19 Last updated: 2016-05-20Bibliographically approved

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