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Bladh, Gabriel
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Bladh, G., Stolare, M. & Kristiansson, M. (2018). Curriculum principles, didactic practice and social issues: Thinking through teachers’ knowledge practices in collaborative work. London Review of Education, 16(3), 398-413
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Curriculum principles, didactic practice and social issues: Thinking through teachers’ knowledge practices in collaborative work
2018 (English)In: London Review of Education, ISSN 1474-8460, E-ISSN 1474-8479, Vol. 16, no 3, p. 398-413Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
London: UCL Press, 2018
Keywords
SO undervisning, mellanstadiet, Powerful Knowledge, Dididaktik
National Category
Didactics
Research subject
Samhällskunskap
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-69572 (URN)10.18546/LRE.16.3.04 (DOI)000450052000004 ()
Projects
Att undervisa kring samhällsfrågor (SKOLFI)
Available from: 2018-10-11 Created: 2018-10-11 Last updated: 2018-12-06Bibliographically approved
Uhlenwinkel, A., Béneker, T., Bladh, G., Tani, S. & Lambert, D. (2017). GeoCapabilities and curriculum leadership: Balancing the priorities of aims-based and knowledge-led curriculum thinking in schools. International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 26(4), 327-341
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2017 (English)In: International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, ISSN 1038-2046, E-ISSN 1747-7611, Vol. 26, no 4, p. 327-341Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The small-scale research presented in this paper was conducted as part of the GeoCapabilities project. Though originating in the Anglophone world, the project attempts to address the purposes and values of geography education internationally. Using the idea of “powerful disciplinary knowledge” the project asks what geography has to offer that helps young people develop the human capabilities they need in order to live a life that they consider valuable. In this paper, we explore the challenges and opportunities presented by GeoCapabilities in several European national contexts. We asked selected teachers and teacher educators in four different countries (Finland, Germany, The Netherlands and Sweden) what role they thought geography plays in enhancing students’ “human potential.” Despite marked differences relating to the legal and structural background in each country we found major similarities in teachers’ and teacher educators’ curriculum thinking in relation to geography's contribution to the future well-being of their students.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Taylor & Francis, 2017
Keywords
GeoCapabilities, human capabilities, powerful disciplinary knowledge, geographical thinking, curriculum making, European teachers and teacher educators
National Category
Didactics
Research subject
Geography
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-65507 (URN)10.1080/10382046.2016.1262603 (DOI)000419203500006 ()
Available from: 2018-01-02 Created: 2018-01-02 Last updated: 2018-10-18Bibliographically approved
Bladh, G., Kristiansson, M. & Stolare, M. (2017). To develop teaching on social issues: content selection and transformation in social studies education in upper elementary school, year 4-6. In: : . Paper presented at NOFA 6, Conference at University of Southern Denmark, Odense, 29th-31st of May 2017.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>To develop teaching on social issues: content selection and transformation in social studies education in upper elementary school, year 4-6
2017 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Other academic)
National Category
Didactics
Research subject
History
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-69617 (URN)
Conference
NOFA 6, Conference at University of Southern Denmark, Odense, 29th-31st of May 2017
Available from: 2018-10-12 Created: 2018-10-12 Last updated: 2018-11-08Bibliographically approved
Bladh, G. & Örbring, D. (2016). Geocapabilities – en plattform för ämnes- och professionell utveckling i skolgeografin. Geografiska Notiser, 74(4), 155-160
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Geocapabilities – en plattform för ämnes- och professionell utveckling i skolgeografin
2016 (Swedish)In: Geografiska Notiser, ISSN 0016-724X, Vol. 74, no 4, p. 155-160Article in journal (Other academic) Published
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Lund: Geografilärarnas Riksförening, 2016
National Category
Didactics
Research subject
Geography
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-65506 (URN)
Available from: 2018-01-02 Created: 2018-01-02 Last updated: 2018-06-27Bibliographically approved
Molin, L., Grubbström, A., Bladh, G., Westermark, Å., Ojanne, K., Gottfridsson, H.-O. & Karlsson, S. (2015). Do personal experiences have an impact on teaching and didactic choices in geography?. European Journal of Geography, 6(4), 6-20
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2015 (English)In: European Journal of Geography, ISSN 1792-1341, Vol. 6, no 4, p. 6-20Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Factors influencing teachers’ selection of content in geography teaching is a fundamental didactic matter.1 The purpose of the present study was to investigate whether Swedish geography teachers’ informal and formal experiences have influenced their interest in geography and if so, in what way. The results disclosed that informal experiences like outings, holidays, and childhood memories have a significant impact. The results also revealed that childhood experiences might increase the comprehension of how nature and mankind are connected, and how various places differ. Selective traditions showed to be strong, i.e. geographic names and map reading were prioritized while at excursions, physical geography was particularly dominating. We argue that in the geography teacher education, didactics should include methods for field studies, giving emphasis also to the part dealing with human geography. Forthcoming teachers need to reflect on how to make didactic choices in order to renounce the selective traditions in the subject.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Association of European Geographers, 2015
Keywords
geography teachers, informal and formal experiences, reflection, selective traditions, subject skills
National Category
Didactics
Research subject
Media and Communication Studies
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-42275 (URN)2-s2.0-84964370087 (Scopus ID)
Available from: 2016-05-23 Created: 2016-05-23 Last updated: 2017-10-31Bibliographically approved
Bladh, G., Sandell, K., Stenseke, M. & Emmelin, L. (2014). Friluftsliv och naturvård: en komplicerad relation. In: Fredman, Peter; Stenseke, Marie & Sandell, Klas (Ed.), Friluftsliv i förändring: Studier från svenska upplevelselandskap (pp. 237-259). Stockholm: Carlsson Bokförlag
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Friluftsliv och naturvård: en komplicerad relation
2014 (Swedish)In: Friluftsliv i förändring: Studier från svenska upplevelselandskap / [ed] Fredman, Peter; Stenseke, Marie & Sandell, Klas, Stockholm: Carlsson Bokförlag, 2014, p. 237-259Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Carlsson Bokförlag, 2014
Keywords
Friluftsliv, naturturism, ecoturism
National Category
Social Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-31491 (URN)978-91-7331-632-3 (ISBN)
Available from: 2014-02-17 Created: 2014-02-17 Last updated: 2017-06-13Bibliographically approved
Bladh, G., Sandell, K., Stenseke, M. & Emmelin, L. (2013). Friluftsliv och naturvård: en komplicerad relation. In: Fredman, Peter; Stenseke, Marie; Sandell, Klas & Mossing, Anders (Ed.), Friluftsliv i förändring: resultat från ett forskningsprogram : slutrapport (pp. 229-249). Stockholm: Naturvårdsverket
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Friluftsliv och naturvård: en komplicerad relation
2013 (Swedish)In: Friluftsliv i förändring: resultat från ett forskningsprogram : slutrapport / [ed] Fredman, Peter; Stenseke, Marie; Sandell, Klas & Mossing, Anders, Stockholm: Naturvårdsverket , 2013, p. 229-249Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Naturvårdsverket, 2013
Series
Rapport / Naturvårdsverket, ISSN 0282-7298 ; 6547
Keywords
Friluftsliv, Naturturism
National Category
Social Sciences
Research subject
Human Geography
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-26407 (URN)9789162065478 (ISBN)
Available from: 2013-02-19 Created: 2013-02-19 Last updated: 2014-12-03Bibliographically approved
Karlsson, S.-E., Bladh, G. & Haraldsson, A.-L. (2013). Friluftslivets sociala mönster i ett samhälleligtsammanhang: en beskrivning och ett försök till förklaring.. In: Fredman, Peter; Stenseke, Marie; Sandell, Klas & Mossing, Anders (Ed.), Friluftsliv i förändring: resultat från ett forskningsprogram : slutrapport (pp. 81-96). Stockholm: Naturvårdsverket
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Friluftslivets sociala mönster i ett samhälleligtsammanhang: en beskrivning och ett försök till förklaring.
2013 (Swedish)In: Friluftsliv i förändring: resultat från ett forskningsprogram : slutrapport / [ed] Fredman, Peter; Stenseke, Marie; Sandell, Klas & Mossing, Anders, Stockholm: Naturvårdsverket, 2013, p. 81-96Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Naturvårdsverket, 2013
Series
Rapport / Naturvårdsverket,, ISSN 0282-7298 ; 6547
Keywords
Friluftsliv, Naturturism
National Category
Social Sciences
Research subject
Human Geography; Sociology
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-29849 (URN)9789162065478 (ISBN)
Projects
Friluftsliv i förändring
Available from: 2013-10-21 Created: 2013-10-21 Last updated: 2013-10-22Bibliographically approved
Bladh, G. & Gottfridsson, H. O. (2013). Perspectives on Swedish geography teachers subject knowledge. In: : . Paper presented at 5th Nordic Geographers' Meeting, 11-14 June 2013, Reykjavík, Iceland.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Perspectives on Swedish geography teachers subject knowledge
2013 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Refereed)
National Category
Social Sciences
Research subject
Geography
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-29858 (URN)
Conference
5th Nordic Geographers' Meeting, 11-14 June 2013, Reykjavík, Iceland
Available from: 2013-10-21 Created: 2013-10-21 Last updated: 2013-11-13Bibliographically approved
Lindhagen, A. & Bladh, G. (2013). Trender i bär- och svampplockning: ett exempel på hur kvantitativ och kvalitativ metodkan kombineras. In: Peter Fredman, Marie Stenseke, Klas Sandell & Anders Mossing (Ed.), Friluftsliv i förändring: resultat från ett forskningsprogram : slutrapport (pp. 63-80). Stockholm: Naturvårdsverket
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Trender i bär- och svampplockning: ett exempel på hur kvantitativ och kvalitativ metodkan kombineras
2013 (Swedish)In: Friluftsliv i förändring: resultat från ett forskningsprogram : slutrapport / [ed] Peter Fredman, Marie Stenseke, Klas Sandell & Anders Mossing, Stockholm: Naturvårdsverket, 2013, p. 63-80Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Naturvårdsverket, 2013
Series
Rapport / Naturvårdsverket,, ISSN 0282-7298 ; 6547
Keywords
Friluftsliv, Naturturism
National Category
Social Sciences
Research subject
Human Geography
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-29848 (URN)9789162065478 (ISBN)
Projects
Friluftsliv i förändring
Available from: 2013-10-21 Created: 2013-10-21 Last updated: 2013-11-14Bibliographically approved
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