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Skogen som arbetsplats för utveckling och lärande i förskolan: Förskollärares syn på skogens lärandemöjligheter
Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Educational Studies.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
The forest as a workplace for development and learning in preschool : Prescholl teachers view of the forest as learning opportunities (English)
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study is to find out how prescholl teachers look at and use the forest as a workplace for development and learning. Important aspects in this work to get a result has been to find out how often you visit the forest in the preschool, for children to whatsoever have a chans to learn in the forest. How the preschool teachers look at the forest as a workplace and how the preschool teachers are planning their activities in the forest is also an importent aspects of the work. To find out this I have interviewed eight preschool teachers in diffrent departments in a city in Sweden. The interviews have been semi-structured, since we all hade a discussion about the issues. The interviews hacve been noted and recorded and then analyze to get a result. This work have also one observation for showing what a childrens group exercises at the free play in the forest. The result of this syudy shows that in preschool you sees the forest as very important to the development and learning. Those interviewed preschool teachers take up a variety of perspectives that shows what children learn and why forest are important for children. Moter skills, movment, coopertation, design and language development are som of the things that the results shows is important for children to develop through the forest as a workplace. The free play is a common answer in the interview responses and will be seen as a central factor in this work for development and learning in the forest.

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Keyword [sv]
Arbetsplats, förskola, skog, utveckling
National Category
Social Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-33234OAI: diva2:733521
Educational program
Early Years Education Programme, 210 hp
Available from: 2014-08-11 Created: 2014-07-10 Last updated: 2014-08-11Bibliographically approved

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