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Barns utveckling och lärande i utemiljön: Pedagogers uppfattningar av fenomenet utemiljö i förskolan
University of Skövde, School of Humanities and Informatics.
University of Skövde, School of Humanities and Informatics.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Children´s development and learning in outdoor environment : Pedagogues conceptions of the phenomenon outdoor environment in preschool (English)
Abstract [sv]

Utemiljön har stor betydelse för barns utveckling och lärande då den engagerar flersinnen samtidigt. Syftet med vår studie var att undersöka vad pedagoger i förskolan harför uppfattningar om utemiljöns betydelse för barns utveckling och lärande samt hur deuppfattar sin egen roll i relation till barns utveckling och lärande i utemiljön. I studienanvände vi oss av en kvalitativ metod i form av intervjuer utifrån en fenomenografiskansats. I resultatet framkom det att pedagogerna anser att utemiljön har stor betydelseför barns utveckling och lärande då barnen ges möjlighet att träna sin motorik, fantasioch kreativitet, olika lärande innehåll samt att den främjar barns hälsa. Pedagogernauppfattar sin egen roll som medupptäckare och observatör. Vi önskar att vår studiekommer att bidra till en djupare kunskap om fenomenet utemiljö och att våra blivandekollegor samt lärarstudenter kan ta nytta av vår forskning.

Abstract [en]

The outdoor environment is important for children's development and learning becauseit stimulates several senses at the same time. The purpose of our study was to examinepedagogues in preschool perceptions of the outdoor environment importance forchildren's development and learning, and how they perceive their own role in relation tochildren's development and learning in the outdoor environment. In this study we haveused a qualitative method in form of interviews from a phenomenographic approach. Theresult revealed that teachers believe that the outdoor environment is very important forchildren's development and learning when children are given the opportunity to practicetheir motor skills development, imagination and creativity, different learning contentand that it promotes children's health. The teachers perceive their own role todiscoverer with the children and as observers. We wish that our study will contribute toa deeper understanding of the phenomenon of outdoor environment and our futurecolleagues and student teachers can take advantage of our research.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 29 p.
Keyword [en]
Outdoor environment, development, learning, children, pedagogues and outdoor education.
Keyword [sv]
Utemiljö, utveckling, lärande, barn, pedagoger och utomhuspedagogik.
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Pedagogical Work
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URN: urn:nbn:se:his:diva-8086OAI: oai:DiVA.org:his-8086DiVA: diva2:616575
Subject / course
Pedagogy
Educational program
Teacher Training Programme
Uppsok
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
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Available from: 2013-05-21 Created: 2013-04-17 Last updated: 2013-05-21Bibliographically approved

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