Hamid Asghari

Hamid Asghari
Karlstads Universitet · Department of Educational Studies

Doctor of Educational Work

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This thesis explores the experience of teaching in the industrial-technology programme in the context of both a working life and a vocational education in constant change. It takes a social constructivist approach to eight vocational teachers’ life stories, which are constructed on the basis of interviews. The life stories are analysed in terms of...
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This article presents the stories of four teachers teaching newly arrived refugee youths at a vocational upper secondary school. The youths came to Sweden in 2015 and later, and they live in a so-called vulnerable area. This is a period when many unaccompanied children and adolescent refugees arrived in Sweden. The study aims to contribute to knowl...
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This study is about six teacher educators' descriptions of their teaching of (vocational) subject-specific didactics to teacher students at a university in Sweden. The analysis has been carried out categorically on the basis of material from two focus group interviews and with a narrative approach. Central to the narrative approach is the basic ass...
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Through a survey to former vocational teacher students at two universities in Sweden, we explore their perceptions of admission, practicum internship during vocational teacher education, and employment as a vocational teacher after education, since teacher education reform in 2011. The questionnaire used in the survey was answered by 140 former te...
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In this article, we discuss a tension between the intrinsic and instrumental value in relation to work and human life. This tension is reflected in the UN Declaration of Human Rights, which regards work as an intrinsic value for a human life, as well as in the (neoliberal) labour market, that values work and workers for their instrumental ends. In...
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The importance of students developing the knowledge required to handle different tools and machines is specified in the curriculum of vocational education as well as emphasized in research. However, there are very few studies that focus on the learning processes that take place when teachers and students attend to tools and machines as a vocational...
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The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) is a double blind peer-reviewed journal for VET-related research. All articles published in 2021 are included in this book. IJRVET is the official journal of VETNET (founded in 1996), the European Research Network in Vocational Education and Training (umbrella or...
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Context: This article focuses on teaching and learning processes in a vocational classroom in Swedish vocational education. There are few studies within the field of vocational edu-cation that have a focus on how vocational learning is done in interaction in the vocational classroom/workshop, and what vocational learning content is displayed in the...
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I kapitlet tar sig Hamid Asghari an yrkesutbildningarnas centrala aktörers uppfattningar av vad som är mer eller mindre viktigt för yrkeselever att kunna, samt hur detta skapar didaktiska dilemman för yrkesläraren. Dessa lärare har inflytande över att utbilda ungdomar till industriarbete och inte bara till arbete utan också att utbilda yrkespersone...
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In vocational education, the learning content is often considered as concrete and specific, and the vocational learning involves physical work and interactions between participants and artefacts. Furthermore, one teacher has the overall responsibility for several students during classes in the vocational workshop at school, which means that the tea...
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The purpose of this article is to investigate learning goals, content, working methods and examinations in the vocational didactic sections of the vocational teacher education programme. In a case study, a total of forty study guides from one vocational teacher education programme have been analysed in order to answer what central content is highli...
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The life and professional experiences of vocational teachers in Sweden are at the centre of this study. Vocational teachers are greatly influential in shaping their students into professionals. The specific life experiences of vocational teachers can play an important role in preparing vocational students for their future professional lives. This s...
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The focus of this study is on two vocational teachers´ stories of grade assessment. The teachers are Leif and Johnny, who teach in the industrial technology programme in two different upper secondary schools in Sweden. The research method we use in the study is life stories. From the vocational teachers’ stories emerge different categories of asses...
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In this study, the focus is on three vocational teachers’ stories of their lives and teaching experiences. The research method that I use in this study is life story and the teachers are Johnny, Oscar and Omed. From the teachers stories emerge the technical knowledge that they believe that their students should learn during their Industrial-technol...
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Handledning är en stor del av yrkesutbildning på olika nivåer. Den handledning som förekommer i en utbildning beskrivs som ett sätt att stödja och uppmuntra studenterna i deras lärande (Croninger & Lee, 2001), men även handledaren är lärande i handledningssituationen (Andersén, Berglund & Gustavsson, kommande). I artikeln beskriver vi handledningss...

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The research project aims to contribute with knowledge about newly arrived refugee students' life and study situation in vocational programs and to make teachers' teaching work with these young people more visible.
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Researching previous vocational teacher students' perceptions of their vocational teacher education regarding admission, internship and their employment as vocational teachers after the education