Search for dissertations about: "Åsa Mäkitalo"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Åsa Mäkitalo.

  1. 1. Expansive design for teachers : An activity theoretical approach to design and work integrated learning

    Author : Dennis Augustsson; Åsa Mäkitalo; Thomas Winman; Anne Edwards; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Participatory design; Activity theory; Expansive learning; Teaching; Professional development; Education; Work Integrated Learning; Arbetsintegrerat lärande; Utbildningsvetenskap; Educational science;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how Participatory Design (PD) and Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) can be combined and used as a theoretical framework and methodology in a professional development activity for teachers. A shift in the way we view teachers, from implementors to designers who actively construct, invent, and develop the practice of schooling also calls for changes in teacher education and professional development activities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Helpdesking : Knowing and learning in IT support practices

    Author : Ann-Charlotte Bivall; Åsa Mäkitalo; Roger Säljö; Silvia Gherardi; Sweden University of Gothenburg Faculty of Education Communication and Learning Department of Education; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; helpdesk support; knowing; sociocultural perspective; interaction analysis; collaborative work;

    Abstract : The background of this doctoral thesis is an interest in work achievement over extended time periods in specialized and technology-infused workplaces. Globalization, digitalization and increased focus on customer services are constituent aspects that have been claimed responsible for the current changes in the way work practices and teamwork are organized. READ MORE

  3. 3. Online teaching practices : Sociomaterial matters in higher education settings

    Author : Karin Bolldén; Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren; Ann-Marie Laginder; Åsa Mäkitalo; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Practice theory; sociomaterial; ICT; distance education; e-learning; online ethnography; internet research; higher education; virtual worlds; LMS; VLE; Praktikteori; sociomaterialitet; IKT; distansutbildning; e-lärande; onlineetnografi; internetforskning; högre utbildning; virtuella världar; LMS; VLE;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to describe and analyse online teaching practices in the Swedish higher education context. The study had an online ethnographic approach and was based on empirical data on the teaching in two university courses. READ MORE

  4. 4. Designing for Online Youth Counselling : Empowerment through Design and Participation

    Author : Sofia Lundmark; Ann-Carita Evaldsson; Gustav Lymer; Åsa Mäkitalo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Empowerment; Participation; Design practice; Participatory design projects; Norm-critical design; Norms in design; Ethnography; Ethnomethodology; Online youth counselling; Pedagogik; Education; Patologi; Pathology; Patologi; Pathology;

    Abstract : More and more people are using the internet to access various societal functions. In recent years, municipalities and private enterprises have increasingly begun to explore and develop internet-based services to support public health in general and to disseminate health information in particular. READ MORE