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What is going on out there? - What does it mean for children's experiences when the kindergarten is moving their everyday activities into the nature - landscapes and its places


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Title: What is going on out there? - What does it mean for children's experiences when the kindergarten is moving their everyday activities into the nature - landscapes and its places
Authors: Jørgensen, Kari-Anne
Issue Date: 21-Nov-2014
University: Göteborgs universitet. Utbildningsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Education
Institution: Department of Pedagogical, Curricular and Professional Studies ; Institutionen för didaktik och pedagogisk profession
Parts of work: Kari-Anne Jørgensen: ”A rock, a smile, a glimse and a jump. Children’s experiences of places and landscapes in local natural environments in Norwegian kindergartens.” Article submitted 2013, accepted for review in Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, Routledge

Kari-Anne Jørgensen: “Bringing the jelly fish home. Developing environmental consciousness: Children’s encounters with landscapes and places in Norwegian Kindergartens.” Article submitted, accepted for review, Journal of Environmental Education Research, Routledge

Kari-Anne Jørgensen: “Over a rock, we run without a stop – Moving bodies." Chapter in a book: Brostrøm S, Lafton T, Letnes M ed (2014): Didactics in Early Childhood Education, Trondheim, Akademika

Kari-Anne Jørgensen: “Ethnography and narrative inquiry: clan-building in nature groups in Norwegian early childhood institutions.” To be submitted in Journal of Ethnography and Education, Routledge
Date of Defence: 2014-12-12
Disputation: 12.12.2014 13.00 Gøteborg Universitet, Pedagogen, Lokal BE036,Läroverksgatan 15
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Gothenburg Studies in Educational Sciences
362
Keywords: Learning
kindergarten
nature
experiences
play
landscapes
Abstract: How we understand the practice of learning in nature-landscapes and places is relevant to contemporary environmental arenas, both in the context of international agendas and as an agenda for Nordic kindergartens where spending most of their day outdoors is a common practice? In this study, I question the deterministic models for environmental learning and examine what it means for children to be in nature. To do so I made an empirical study focusing on the children’s own experiences by asking ... more
ISBN: 978-91-7346-810-1(print)
978-91-7346-7(pdf)
ISSN: 0436-1121
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/37251
Appears in Collections:Gothenburg Studies in Educational Sciences
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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