Search for dissertations about: "Åke Grönlund"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words Åke Grönlund.

  1. 1. Public computer systems, the client-organization encounter, and the societal dialogue

    Author : Åke Grönlund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Public computer systems; societal information systems; participation; societal dialogue; communication; information systems; Internet;

    Abstract : Public computer systems (PCS) are systems designed for use at the interface between organizations and their clients. PCS intervene in client-organization relations; the questions discussed in this thesis are what role they play in the client-organization encounter, what role they could and should play, and what theories might be available to guide the development of such systems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Designing for Transformational Change in School : Digitalizing the Digitized

    Author : Annika Agélii Genlott; Åke Grönlund; Annika Andersson; Olga Viberg; Ulf Melin; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Design Science Research; Digitalization; Information Systems artifact; School organization; School leadership;

    Abstract : Digital technologies have gained a prominent role in education and schools, but research concerning how digital technologies can create better conditions for improved teaching and enhanced learning for students is scarce and inconclusive. Successful use of digital technologies requires a complex combination of interacting factors, including integrating technology and pedagogy as well as organizing and leading a structured transformation process. READ MORE

  3. 3. Breaking digital firewalls : analyzing internet censorship and circumvention in the arab world

    Author : Walid Al-saqaf; Stig-Arne Nohrstedt; Åke Grönlund; Naomi Sakr; Walid Al-Saqaf; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Internet censorship; filtering; circumvention; Alkasir; Arab Spring; free speech; liberation technology; authoritarianism; freedom of expression; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the role of Internet censorship and circumvention in the Arab world as well as Arabs’ views on the limits to free speech on the Internet.The project involves the creation of an Internet censorship circumvention tool named Alkasir that allows users to report and access certain types of censored websites. READ MORE

  4. 4. Learning to learn in e-Learning : constructive practices for development

    Author : Annika Andersson; Åke Grönlund; Karin Hedström; Tim Unwin; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ICT4D; distance education; constructive learning practices; Structuration Theory; ICT; developing countries; e-learning; Informatics; Informatik; Informatik; Informatics;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns technology use in distance educations and learning practices related to this use. The research was carried out over the period 2005 to 2009 in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and has been reported in 6 published papers. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Emerging Mobile Learning Environments

    Author : Edgar Napoleon Asiimwe; Åke Grönlund; Mathias Hatakka; Mark Dougherty; Mohamed Ally; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mobile learning; LCMS; Mobile phones; FRAME; Emerging Mobile Learning Environments; IS artefact; Action research; CAR; LDCs;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates issues pertaining to the implementation of mobile learning and particularly the use of learning content management systems and mobile devices in university education. The thesis is positioned at the intersection of the research areas of information systems and education. READ MORE