On the 25th of September 2012 the school Skúlin á Ziskatrøð will present an alternative to their traditional teaching methods. This alternative project unfolds in the Advokathuset in Klaksvík and is intended for the 9th grade students who do not benefit from the current teaching methods. It is because of this initiative that we undertook this present project. The project examines what happens to students' learning opportunities, when they accept an alternative teaching approach, the context of which encourages the mutual development of opinions. We were in the field twice, where we procured empirical data through participant observation, focus groups with students and semi-structured interviews with teachers. We used Etienne Wenger's theory of communities of practice in dealing with the empirical data. However, we do not believe that the social constructivist aspect alone can do such an issue justice. Therefore, we draw on Basil Bernstein's theory of framing, which compliments the structural constructivist perspective. We conclude that the restructuring of the traditional school system manages to create a new community of practice in which diversity and participation are weighted, resulting in the improvement of student learning.
|Uddannelser||Pædagogik og Uddannelsesstudier, (Bachelor/kandidatuddannelse) Bachelor el. kandidat|
|Udgivelsesdato||17 dec. 2012|
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