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Regional Differences in Higher Educational Choice?
This paper examines geographical differences in choice of field in higher education. Formerly, educational attainment differed considerably between rural areas and urban centres. Today these differences are pretty much ...
Paradoxical Attraction? Why an Increasing Number of International Students Choose Norway
(SAGE Publications, 2018-07-27)
Between 2000 and 2015, Norway has experienced a large increase in the number of international students compared with many other countries. At first glance, this may seem paradoxical considering that Norway is a country ...
Measuring learning outcomes
The growing interest for measurement of learning outcomes relates to long lines of development in higher education, the request for accountability, intensified through international reforms and movements such as the ...
Social class background and gender-(a)typical choices of fields of study in higher education
By employing a Bourdieu‐inspired class scheme that differentiates between classes’ volume and composition of capital, and by analysing Norwegian administrative register data for birth cohorts between 1987 and 1992, this ...