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  • Indigenous methodologies and philosophies in Academia (with an epilogue to a trial lecture) 

    Jensen, Ellen Marie (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Why should the practices of Indigenous methodologies as shaped by Indigenous epistemological and ontological perspectives be introduced into academia more fully? And tied to that: How does increased knowledge and understanding of Indigenous resistances over time fit with growing movements to engage in “truth and reconciliation” efforts in the ongoing treatment of Indigenous peoples?
  • On the phantom-like appearance of bilingualism effects on cognition: (How) should we proceed? 

    Leivada, Evelina; Dunabeitia, Jon Andoni; Westergaard, Marit; Rothman, Jason (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Numerous studies have argued that bilingualism has effects on cognitive functions. Recently, in light of increasingly mixed empirical results, this claim has been challenged. One might ponder if there is enough evidence to justify a cessation to future research on the topic or, alternatively, how the field could proceed to better understand the phantom-like appearance of bilingual effects. Herein, ...
  • Milde og moderate hørselstap. En litteraturgjennomgang med fokus på hørselstap og psykososiale forhold i grunnskolen 

    Ellingsen, Trude Wensel (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-05-24)
    Bakgrunn: Denne masteroppgaven tar for seg milde og moderate hørselstap og hvordan de kan påvirke psykososiale forhold hos elever med denne type hørselstap i grunnskolen. Bakgrunn for valg av tema og problemstilling, er at det finnes lite forskning på denne gruppen hørselstap sammenlignet med gruppen alvorlige hørselstap/døvhet, til tross for at milde og moderate hørselstap er en like stor, om ikke ...
  • Kulturelt og språklig mangfold i skolen - Fra nasjonale reformideer til reform i skolen 

    Talberg, Marit Gjendemsjø (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-05-22)
    Denne masteroppgaven retter et kritisk blikk på implementering fra nasjonalt til lokalt plan av reformideen Melding til Stortinget 6 (2012 – 2013): En helhetlig integreringspolitikk - mangfold og fellesskap. Reformideen støtter seg til på NOU (2010:7) Mangfold og mestring – flerspråklige barn, unge og voksne i opplæringssystemet, som sammen med Utdanningsdirektoratets Prinsipper til grunn for ...
  • A Victim-Centred Approach to Combatting Human Trafficking. How different interpretations and understandings of human trafficking can impact the work of the actors fighting this crime and threaten the human rights of the victims. 

    Missler, Lauren (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-05-22)
    As one of the leading international crimes in the world, human trafficking has gained much attention in the past decades. While a lot of research has been conducted on the needs of the victims and has taken the perpetrators of the crime has a main actor, the present research focuses on the human rights violations committed against the victims by the actors who work to protect them. The actors in ...
  • Masters Students’ Perceptions of Distance and Transport Options 

    Olsen, Mirjam Harkestad; Gunntorsdottir, Hermina (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-11)
    This article is situated within the Arctic Regions North Norway and North/East Iceland. It presents a study on what motivates adults in Arctic regions to apply for and complete a Master’s degree in Education. Motivation is examined in relation to distance, transport options and degree completion times, focusing on whether distance and transport options were significant motivation factors for students ...
  • Kulturminneplanen i Øksnes kommune. Alt handler om lokal forankring 

    Bertelsen, Reidar; Hansen, Hilde Johanne; Toften, Halvard Kristian (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2020)
    Kulturminneplanen for Øksnes kommune i Nordland ivaretar fleire hensyn: Et sjølstendig handlingsrom for egne prioriteringer, prioriteringer som er forankret i temaer som har preget kommunens fortid gjennom førhistorisk og historisk tid og planen har fleire grep for å forankre kulturminneforvaltning og kulturminnevern i lokalmiljøet. Planen støter også på utfordringer med kulturminner som har status ...
  • Mennyire lehet nehéz? A túlzott követelések ellenvetésének újszerű megközelítései 

    Tanyi, Attila (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2012)
  • Kva bruker vi minoritetsspråksordbøker til? Ein studie av brukarloggane for tolv tospråklege ordbøker 

    Trosterud, Trond (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-11-27)
    The article analyses the user logs of twelve different bilingual mi- nority language dictionaries. The logs show that the dictionaries are in frequent use, with lookup in the direction towards the minor- ity language (production use) dominating by approximately 60% of the total queries. Query recall is high, around 90%, despite the dictionaries being medium-size to small, and most failed queries are ...
  • Screening new PFAS compounds 2018 

    Hanssen, Linda; Herzke, Dorte; Nikiforov, Vladimir; Moe, Børge; Nygård, Torgeir; van Dijk, Jiska Joanneke; Gabrielsen, Geir W.; Fuglei, Eva; Yeung, Leo; Vogelsang, Christian; Carlsson, Pernilla Marianne (Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2019)
    This screening project has focused on the occurrence of conventional andemerging PFASs in terrestrial and marine environments, including the Arctic. Conventional PFASs were found to be wide-spread in the environment and for the first time in Norway reported in wolf, a top predator from the terrestrial environment.Otters living in close proximity to human settlements and preying on the marine food ...
  • Doing the Right Thing in Tourism: a Finnmark Case Study 

    McKee, Mark (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-05-19)
    This thesis considers how conflicting ideas of the acceptable and unacceptable in tourism are conceptualised by tourism actors. A flexibly designed, meaning-based case study of a small-scale tourism business in a peripheral area of Finnmark is developed in successive stages. Theoretical consideration is given to tourism’s present meaning(s) relative to past understandings, and how tourism worlds can ...
  • Interdisciplinary approaches for deep learning 

    Holmbukt, Tove Elinor (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-06)
    The Norwegian national curricula for primary and secondary education are currently undergoing reforms, which will be implemented from 2020. The underlying documents regarding the reform are studied in this article, and conclude that learners should be provided with beneficial conditions to develop values and knowledge to manage their lives well. An essential notion is ‘deep learning’ whose ...
  • Barn i mekling, når barnevernet er involvert 

    Schenk, Kristin (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-05-18)
    Sammendrag I denne masteroppgaven har jeg hatt til hensikt å se nærmere på og utdype barns budskap til foreldre, i meklingssaker hvor barnevernet er involvert. Datamateriale for oppgaven var allerede samlet inn, i forbindelse med forskningsprosjektet ”Høring av barn i mekling” (HBIM). Av det totale materiale, består mitt utvalg av 28 meklingssaker, med budskap fra til sammen 43 barn. Budskapene til ...
  • Book review: Mayer, Benoît and Francois Crépeau. 2017. Research Handbook on Climate Change, Migration, and the Law (Edgard Elgar: Cheltenham, 512 pages) 

    Duarte, Melina (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Benoît Mayer and François Crépeau's edited volume, Research Handbook on Climate Change, Migration and the Law, is, in many ways, an outstanding book. In a collection of 20 chapters, authored by experts from different fields and geographical backgrounds, the book compiles the most recent perspectives on the debate surrounding the development of legal protection to climate-induced migrants. The book ...
  • New methodologies in the Nordic Syntax Database: word order variation in Norwegian wh-questions 

    Westendorp, Maud (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-10-31)
    Across Norwegian dialects, <i>wh</i>-questions show variation concerning word order possibilities, with many dialects allowing non-V2 word order. The acceptance of this order differs across dialects and depends on the complexity and function of the <i>wh</i>-element. This study examines data from 409 informants across 105 sites in the Nordic Syntax Database (NSD). Throughout the study, new ...
  • Drømmen om en ny stamnetthavn i Sør-Varanger kommune. Om forhandlinger, forviklinger og veien mot målet 

    Henriksen, Steinar (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-05-16)
    I nordområdepolitikken har satsingen på skipsfart, næringsutvikling og naturressurser stått sentralt. Havet er bindeleddet mellom maritime aktiviteter og samarbeid på tvers av landegrensene. Utviklingen av sjønære havneområder blir viktig i denne sammenhengen. Kirkenes har naturlige forutsetninger med sine isfrie dypvannshavner, og sin nærhet til Russland og Finland. I en konkurranse mellom mange ...
  • Inkludering av barn med særskilte behov gjennom et høstingsprosjekt i barnehagen 

    Krogh, Camilla (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-05-15)
    Studiens problemstilling er” Hvordan kan et høstingsprosjekt bidra til inkludering av barn med særskilte behov i barnehagen?”. For å utdype problemstillingen min har jeg utarbeidet to forskningsspørsmål: 1. Hvordan forstår førskolelærere begrepene inkludering og særskilte behov? 2. Hvilken oppfatning har førskolelærere om hva de selv gjør for å oppnå inkludering av barn med særskilte behov? ...
  • Pipeline resistance in the United States: How the Dakota Access Pipeline resistance has affected Indigenous people in their continued resistance against pipelines 

    Svendsen, Ida Helen Skum (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-05-15)
    This thesis is focused on pipeline resistance in the United States, specifically drawing from the Dakota Access Pipeline resistance and the current resistance against Line 3 in Minnesota. Indigenous peoples from all over the globe became engaged in resisting the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and there were predictions made about the future in terms of how meaningful this resistance was. The resistance ...
  • HIV, Health and Migration: An Intersectional Analysis of Human Rights Vulnerabilities for People Living with HIV/AIDS During the Canadian Immigration Process 

    Kempe, Kevin (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-05-15)
    The intersection of health and migration has become a topic of particular interest in the field of human rights. This thesis will examine how people living with HIV experience particular vulnerabilities to human rights violations during the process of immigration and settlement in Canada. The relationship between international law and the responsibility of states to provide for the highest ...
  • Inkludering av hørselshemmede elever i skolen. En kvalitativ studie av læreres opplevelser knyttet til det å ha en hørselshemmet elev i sin klasse 

    Haugen, Vivian D. (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-05-15)
    Denne studien viser hvordan fire lærere i grunnskolen tilpasser opplæringen med målsetting om å inkludere hørselshemmede elever i skolen. Oppgaven er blitt til på bakgrunn av et ønske om å utvikle egen kompetanse innenfor fagfeltet. Formålet med oppgaven er å bidra med funn som kan bedre inkluderingsprosessen for denne gruppen elever. Oppgaven tar utgangspunkt i teorier om tilpasset opplæring, ...

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