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Så nära men ändå så långt borta : En fenomenografisk studie kring varför, om och hur lokalhistoria kan implementeras i historieundervisningen på gymnasiet / So close but yet so far away : A phenomenographic study of why, if and how local history can be implemented in history teaching in upper secondary school

Authors
  • Granberg, Tove
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2020
Source
DiVA - Academic Archive On-line
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Language
Swedish
License
Green
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Abstract

Should local history be included as a part of history education in upper secondary school, and if so, how could it be done? History teachers’ and museum educators’ attitude regarding these questions are examined through semi-structured interviews. The empirical material is categorized with the aid of a phenomenographic method approach and the result is then interpreted based on Bernard Jensen’s theory of historical consciousness. The study is limited to highlighting local historical examples with a geographical link to Västerbotten or Norrbotten, but the different working methods that exist are general. The general opinion of the interviewing informants seems to be that local history can be justified, but that there are some challenges depending on the working method that constitute the starting point.

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