This study examines the importance of grades in Danish high schools and the manner in which students adjust their behavioural patterns to optimize their performance. The bulk of the study consists of an extensive analysis of four different types of student behaviour which we have observed in a Danish high school class. The observations are supplemented by interviews, with theoreticists Tanja Miller, Mats Trondman, Basil Bernstein and Pierre Bourdieu providing theoretical insight on some of the factors that play in on student evaluation on a day-to-day basis. The conclusion of the study is that students who manage to stand out in the classroom, whether through knowledge, social presence or marginalization, generally achieve better success in terms of grades than students who ”merely” fit in.
|Uddannelser||Basis - Humanistisk Bacheloruddannelse, (Bachelor uddannelse) Basis|
|Udgivelsesdato||20 jun. 2012|