Search for dissertations about: "Anders D. Olofsson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Anders D. Olofsson.

  1. 1. Training teachers through technology : A case study of a distance-based teacher training programme

    Author : J. Ola Lindberg; Anders D. Olofsson; Jarl Backman; Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Edukation; hermeneutics; teacher training; distance education; ICT; learning community; case study.; Education; Pedagogik; case study;

    Abstract : This thesis’ main theme is the relationship between teacher training, distance education, ICT and community. These aspects of an educational practice are conceptualised within a hermeneutical approach as aspects of edukation. The thesis consists of eight articles. READ MORE

  2. 2. Teaching in an age of complexity : exploring academic change and development in higher education

    Author : Claire Englund; Anders D. Olofsson; Linda Price; Shirley Booth; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Higher Education; Academic Development; Educational Technology; Conceptions of Teaching and Learning; Cultural-Historical Activity Theory; Change and Development; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : Higher education (HE) has expanded and diversified at an unprecedented rate over the last two decades in response to a rapidly changing educational and political climate. Change and development are omnipresent, a constant part of university teachers’ sociocultural and organisational practice at multiple levels; the micro-level, the meso-level and the macro-level Against this background, the aim of this thesis is to gain a deeper understanding of the factors that influence academic change. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conditions for Technology Enhanced Learning and Educational Change : a case study of a 1:1 initiative

    Author : Marcia Håkansson Lindqvist; Anders D. Olofsson; Limin Gu; Trond-Eiliv Hauge; Rosemary Luckin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; digital technologies; ICT; laptops; one-to-one; school development; school leaders; students; teachers; teacher professional development; TEL;

    Abstract : The uptake and use of digital technologies continues to increase in schools throughout the world. In many schools the uptake and use of digital technologies takes place in One-to-One (1:1) initiatives in which teachers and students have their own laptops. READ MORE

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

    Author : Monica Liljeström; Agneta Hult; Anders. D. Olofsson; Lars Svensson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  5. 5. Learning to be at a distance : structural and educational change in the digitalization of medical education

    Author : Fanny Pettersson; Anders D. Olofsson; Tor Söderström; Christina Ljungberg; Andreas Lund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Distance education; medical education; medical program; regionalized medical program; rural clinical school; digitalization; digital technologies; technology-enhanced learning; TEL; cultural-historical activity theory; CHAT; transition; transformation; conflicts; contradictions; dominant- non-dominant activities; levels of learning; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : As an expression of current challenges faced by contemporary societies, past decades have witnessed heavy demands for higher education to change and transform. One key question here has been the increased digitalization of higher education. READ MORE