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En splittrad historia: Sambandet mellan kursplaner i historia för gymnasieskola och högre utbildning
Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Humlab. (History and Education)
Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies. (History and Education)
2012 (Swedish)In: Nordidactica-Journal of Humanities and Social Science Education, ISSN 2000-9879, no 2, 1-30 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This quantitative and qualitative analysis of syllabuses indicates difficulties in the relation between history teaching in upper secondary schools and in higher education. Using analytical tools stemming from research of education and history didactics we highlight problematic differences between universities. It is evident that history education in many ways lacks a progression from upper secondary school to higher education. Judging from the formulations in the syllabuses, the grading demands on the students in upper secondary schools are in some cases even higher than in the universities. The results from this study suggest a need for further analysis of the teaching of history, and other subjects, in higher education in relation to teaching in upper secondary schools.

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Karlstad: Karlstads universitet, 2012. no 2, 1-30 p.
Keyword [sv]
Historia, Historieundervisning, Högskola, Gymnasieskola, Kursplaner
National Category
Educational Sciences History Didactics
Research subject
didactics of history
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-64129OAI: diva2:588857
Available from: 2013-01-16 Created: 2013-01-16 Last updated: 2013-06-14Bibliographically approved

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