Investigating the Teaching and Learning of British and American Culture in Norwegian Upper Secondary School
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OriginalversjonAndersen, T. (2021) Investigating the Teaching and Learning of British and American Culture in Norwegian Upper Secondary School (Master´s thesis). University of Agder, Kristiansand
This thesis is an investigation of teachers’ influence on pupils related to cultural knowledge in upper secondary. A semi-structured interview with three teachers provide data that is compared with a survey questionnaire among their pupils. The main emphasis has been on British and American culture because of the standing in Norway. An essential factor is that the Norwegian curriculum is in the process of implementation. This fact created a need to consider changes to the curriculum because these changes may influence teaching and findings. Therefore the cultural theme’s position in the curriculum is presented with some historical developments. The research question for this essay is ‘’What is the teachers’ influence, and what do pupils experience related to British and American culture in Norwegian upper secondary’’?
Master´s thesis in English (EN501)