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Taktil massage i förskolan: Metodens effekter ur ett pedagogiskt perspektiv
University of Skövde, School of Humanities and Informatics.
University of Skövde, School of Humanities and Informatics.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Tactile massage in preschool : Effects of the method from a pedagogical perspective (English)
Abstract [sv]

Studiens syfte var att undersöka pedagogernas intentioner med användandet av taktil massage som pedagogisk inriktning i förskoleverksamheten, med målet att identifiera och beskriva skilda uppfattningar vad gäller effekterna av att använda taktil massage i förskoleverksamheten ur ett pedagogperspektiv.

Studien har en fenomenografisk ansats, en ansats som innebär att forskaren undersöker människors uppfattningar och variationer av ett fenomen. Datainsamlingen bestod av kvalitativa intervjuer med sex pedagoger som använt eller använder sig av taktil massage i förskoleverksamheten.

Resultatet av studien visar att pedagogernas intentioner med att använda taktil massage kan härröras till sociala-, fysiska, psykologiska- och kognitiva effekter. Effekter som respondenterna uppfattar med användandet av taktil massage.

Slutsatsen lyder följande; att användandet av taktil massage medför att pedagogen som väljer metoden taktil massage ställs inför ett pedagogiskt dilemma vilket innebär att pedagogen måste välja mellan vad som väger tyngst, ett värdegrundsperspektiv eller ett didaktiskt perspektiv.

Abstract [en]

Purpose of the study was to investigate teachers' intentions with the use of tactile massage as educational emphasis in early childhood education, with the goal to identify and describe different conceptions as to the effects of using tactile massage in early childhood education from an educator's perspective.

The study has a phenomenographic approach, an approach that implies that the researcher investigates people's perceptions and variations of a phenomenon. Data collection consisted of interviews with six teachers who used or use tactile massage in early childhood education.

The result of the study shows that the teachers’ intentions to use tactile massage can be traced to the social, physical, psychological and cognitive effects. Effects that respondents perceive the use of tactile massage.   

The conclusion reads as follows: that the use of tactile massage causes the teacher who chooses the method tactile massage facing an educational dilemma, which means that the teacher must choose between what is most important, a values perspective or a didactic perspective.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 31 p.
Keyword [en]
Tactile, massage, teacher, touching, tactile defense, oxytocin
Keyword [sv]
Taktil, massage, pedagog, beröring, taktilt försvar, oxytocin
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Pedagogical Work
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URN: urn:nbn:se:his:diva-7227OAI: oai:DiVA.org:his-7227DiVA: diva2:605309
Subject / course
Pedagogy
Educational program
Teacher Training Programme
Uppsok
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
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Available from: 2013-03-02 Created: 2013-02-13 Last updated: 2013-03-02Bibliographically approved

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