Search for dissertations about: "sECOND LIFE LEARNING"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 swedish dissertations containing the words sECOND LIFE LEARNING.

  1. 1. The dynamics of second language learning : a longitudinal and qualitative study of an adult's learning of Swedish

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Nils Granberg; Umeå universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : Humanities Languages and Literature Specific Languages; Humaniora Språk och litteratur Språkstudier; second language learning; second language acquisition; individual differences; attitude; motivation; learning strategies; communication strategies; identity; liminality; case study; Grounded Theory; hermeneutic; qualitative; holistic; longitudinal; Swedish;

    Abstract : An often discussed issue in the field of second language learning is the influence and importance of individual differences, IDs, such as motivation, personality, previous learning experiences and learning strategies. It has been claimed that IDs form a complex system in the learner, but little consensus has been reached as regards definitions of constructs or their relative importance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning in Collaboration : Academics’ experiences in collaborative partnerships

    University dissertation from Lund : Lunds universitet. Pedagogiska institutionen

    Author : Jan Karlsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : Social Sciences Educational Sciences Pedagogy; Samhällsvetenskap Utbildningsvetenskap Pedagogik; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; multidisciplinary; SMARTA; krAft; Sweden; NIWL; holistic learning of scholarship; scholarship; interactive research; service; collaboration; Learning; SMEs; academia; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Det finns en pågående debatt, både i USA och i Europa om behovet att utveckla en bredare syn på akademisk kompetens och de olika aktiviteterna som den innefattar, bland annat det som kallas “tjänster riktade mot samhället”. I Sverige tar dessa samhällsorienterade tjänster formen av praktik orienterad involvering och samarbete med det omgivande samhället, i enlighet med den lagstiftning som reglerar högskolans verksamhet. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learning text talk online : Collaborative learning in asynchronous text based discussion forums

    University dissertation from Umeå : Pedagogiska institutionen, Umeå Universitet

    Author : Monica Liljeström; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : Online learning; CSCL; online assessment; collaborative learning; peer assessment; peer review; folkbildning; Swedish liberal adult education online; higher education online; socio-cultural theory; asynchronous discussion forums; ADF; evaluation;

    Abstract : The desire to translate constructivist and sociocultural approaches to learning in specific learning activities is evident in most forms of training at current, not least in online education. Teachers worldwide are struggling with questions of how to create conditions in this fairly new realm of education for learners to contribute to the development of a good quality in their own and others' learning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Do-It-Yourself Learning in Kenya : Exploring mobile technologies for merging non-formal and informal learning

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : William Jobe; Högskolan Väst.; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : Natural Sciences Computer and Information Science Information Systems; Naturvetenskap Data- och informationsvetenskap Systemvetenskap; informationssystem och informatik; Informatik; Informatics; ICT4D; mobile learning; M4D; informal learning; non-formal learning; MOOCs; digital incentives; Natural Sciences Computer and Information Science; Naturvetenskap Data- och informationsvetenskap; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : The educational landscape is changing and a variety of technologies and techniques are blurring the lines between traditional and non-traditional learning. This change is substantial in low-income countries: individuals in developing countries have a great desire to educate themselves and improve their quality of life. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reading for Life : Three Studies of Swedish Students’ Literacy Development

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ulla Damber; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : Social Sciences; Samhällsvetenskap; Literacy; fiction; second language learning; the deficit discourse; scaffolding; Läsning; skönlitteratur; andraspråksinlärning; bristdiskurs; stöttning; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore school classes with a higher level of achievement in reading than could be expected, with regard to socio-economic background factors and language background. What do those classes practice? Which attitudes towards reading and schooling do those children and their teachers display? The teacher and the classroom environment are in particular focus. READ MORE