Lena Levin


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Unpacking corrections in mobile instruction: Error-occasioned learning opportunities in...

This article deals with the organisation of correction in mobile instructional settings. Five sets of video data (>250 h) documenting how learners were instructed to fly aeroplanes, drive cars and ride bicycles in real life traffic were examined to...

Att integrera jämställdhet i länstransportplanering: Slutredovisning av...

The aim of the project was to develop and test the model for Gender Equality Impact Assessment as proposed in the report Gender Equality in Traffic Planning. Principally the focus was on the Swedish national gender equality objectives of economic...

Time to spare: Everyday activities among newly retired people in a middle-sized city

Retirement has recently been studied as a complex process that affects people’s lives in many different ways (Teuscher 2010; Grenier 2011; Halleröd, Örestig and Stattin 2013). Retirement implies changes in time-space use, interruption in routines...

Different types of out-of-home activities and well-being amongst urban residing old...

Independent mobility has been proposed to be a precondition for leading an independent, non-institutionalized life. Supporting independent mobility for the growing senior segment thus has societal importance. The question of how to maintain...

"I want complete freedom": car use and everyday mobility among the newly retired

The purpose was to investigate car use among newly retired people, to explore to what extent car transport is used for everyday mobility and how it is valued in comparison to other transport modes.The data consists of travel diaries and qualitative...

Challenging situations, self-reported driving habits and capacity among older drivers...

The aim of the survey study in Sweden was to investigate health issues, driving habits and use of a car. The researchers were also interested in which traffic situations were judged as difficult or dangerous, avoidance strategies adopted for such...

Methods and tools for gender mainstreaming in Swedish transport planning

Gender mainstreaming has been the Swedish government's strategy for gender equality policies since the Government Bill Shared Responsibility came into effect in 1993–1994. A transport policy objective of gender equality was introduced in 2001 and...

Mobility in the transition to retirement: the intertwining of transportation and everyday...

Through travel diaries and interviews with newly retired urban residents in Sweden our aim was to explore (1) mobility patterns in the transition to retirement, (2) the influence of space-time restrictions and resources on mobility and (3) the...

Jämställdhet och genus i infrastrukturplanering: en studie av tillämpningen inom...

The aim of this report is to present the results of the research project Gender equality in railway planning. Furthermore, the report aims to contribute with a suggestion of how different transport authorities can systematically work with gender...

Konstruktioner av maskulinitet i samtal om kollektivtrafik

This article highlights how environmental issues influence transport planning, and how they make transport planners rethink previous categorizations of user groups. The introduction of an environmental discourse leads to a questioning of men’s...

Measures to enhance mobility among older people in Scandinavia: a literature review of...

The present report is part of a larger project about mobility and its impact on older people’s well-being and welfare: Mobile age: The impact of everyday mobility for elderly people’s welfare and well-being. The heterogenity of older people is...

Mobility patterns among older people in Sweden: a study of women's and men's experiences...

In Europe people in urban areas, generally have access to some sort of public transport (PT). Sweden is one of the European countries with high level of ambition trying to increase the proportion of the older and impaired travelling with PT. Since a...

Eldres mobilitet og velferd: utvikling, reisebehov og tiltak

A majority of older people state that access to transport is essential to their welfare and quality of life. Nevertheless many older people in Norway today are facing an unsatisfactory transport supply. Not all of them want to or are able to use a...

Eldres mobilitet og velferd: utvikling, reisebehov og tiltak

A majority of older people state that access to transport is essential to their welfare and quality of life. Nevertheless many older people in Norway today are facing an unsatisfactory transport supply. Not all of them want to or are able to use a...

Genusperspektiv på utveckling av kollektivtrafik: hållbar jämställdhet vid planering av...

This research project focuses on gender equality and sustainability in planning of public transport. It consists of four parts:Mapping the current status in the organisation - focus groups with planning staff and content analysis of texts and images...

Äldres vardagliga resor: val av färdmedel och erfarenheter av kollektivtrafik

The aim of the present study is to gain a deeper understanding of how older women and men are using public transport, but also enhance the understanding of whether they are using other means of transport and what is the basis for their choice. The...

Jämställdhet i samrådsprocesser vid svenska vägprojekt: genusperspektiv på annonsering,...

Research on gender equality and transportation has to a small amount studied participation of women and men in public hearings concerning large infrastructure projects. Previous measures show that men dominate the hearings and that the average age...

Mobility in different generations of older persons: The development of daily travel in...

In the Scandinavian countries Denmark, Norway and Sweden, the proportion of older people in the total population is expected to reach about 25% in 2060. The ageing of the population has a variety of social implications. One aspect of population...

Older car drivers in Norway and Sweden: studies of accident involvement, visual search...

Hazardous situations for older drivers and older drivers' accident involvement and visual behaviour in complex traffic situations have been studied in the reported research project. Three main methods have been used: 1) a thorough accident analysis...