Search for dissertations about: "Courses"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 253 swedish dissertations containing the word Courses.

  1. 1. Computer Science Project Courses : Contrasting Students’ Experiences with Teachers’ Expectations

    Author : Mattias Wiggberg; Mats Daniels; Lecia J. Barker; Tony Clear; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; computer science education; computer science student projects; computer science projects; computer science education research; phenomenography; learning; higher education; communities of practice; capstone projects; constructivism; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot datavetenskapens didaktik; Computer Science with specialization in Computer Science Education Research;

    Abstract : Including small or large project courses is widely recognized as important in preparing computer science students for a professional career. Typical examples are the capstone courses, which often are seen as the jewel in the crown since this is where students will bring their previous knowledge and skills together to show mastery of their craft. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gendered routes and courses : The socio-spatial mobility of migrants in nineteenth-century Sundsvall, Sweden

    Author : Lotta Vikström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; emancipation; gender; geographical mobility; illegitimacy; industrialization; life-course; migration; nineteenth century; social mobility; women; Sundsvall; Sweden; urbanization;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines migrants during a time of large-scale socio-economic transformations. These changes were particularly evident in the nineteenth-century town of Sundsvall, Sweden, to which thousands of men and women moved. READ MORE

  3. 3. Joint discourses or disjointed courses : A study on learning in upper secondary school

    Author : Bengt-Olov Molander; Ola Halldén; Noel Entwistle; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Conceptual change; Contextual learning; Cue-seeking; Learning approaches; Metalearning; Science education; Upper secondary school; Education; Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The main purpose of the present study is to investigate whether learning and ways of understanding subject content and structure differ between successful and less successful students—i.e. in terms of their grade point average—in upper secondary school. A second issue is whether different subjects and disciplines—i. READ MORE

  4. 4. Advanced Second-Language Reading and Vocabulary Learning in the Parallel-Language University

    Author : Špela Mežek; Philip Shaw; Diane Pecorari; Jim Coleman; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; advanced second-language reading; biliteracy; content courses; English textbooks; higher education; incidental vocabulary learning; parallel-language courses; reading to learn; Sweden; English; engelska;

    Abstract : Due to the internationalisation of higher education, the use of English at higher education institutions has become widespread. Today an increasing number of students participate in courses with the local language as medium of instruction but with textbooks in English. READ MORE

  5. 5. Uniformity in physics courses and student diversity : A study of learning to participate in physics

    Author : Anders Johansson; Staffan Andersson; Minna Salminen-Karlsson; Maja Elmgren; Cedric Linder; Maria Berge; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; undergraduate physics education; science participation; discourse; identity; subject position; quantum physics; electromagnetism; Physics with specialization in Physics Education; Fysik med inriktning mot fysikens didaktik;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis describes an investigation of participation and achievement in undergraduate physics courses with a discourse analytical lens. Issues of unequal participation have been a growing concern for the physics education research community. READ MORE