Search for dissertations about: "Educational Technology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 337 swedish dissertations containing the words Educational Technology.

  1. 1. Educational Software in Engineering Education

    Author : Ramon Garrote Jurado; Max Scheja; Michael Christie; Nabil Zary; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Higher Education; E-learning; Learning Management Systems; Engineering Education; Educational Technology; Pedagogical Use of ICT; Staff Development; Developing Countries; pedagogik; Education; Teacher Education and Education Work; Lärarutbildning och pedagogisk yrkesverksamhet;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the quality of engineering education and the accessibility of education worldwide by promoting computer-enhanced teaching and learning. It uses the epistemology of John Dewey (1859-1952) and the action research methodology first advanced by Kurt Lewin (1890-1947). READ MORE

  2. 2. Technology, Language and Thought : Extensions of Meaning in the English Lexicon

    Author : Marlene Johansson Falck; Ulf Magnusson; Dirk Geeraerts; Marlene Johansson Falck; Institutionen för språk och kultur Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cognitive linguistics; cognitive tools; language; English; sense development; meaning extension; thought; metaphors; metonymies; scaffoldings; entrenchment; technology; electricity; steam engines; motor vehicles; roads; ways; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; English; engelska; Engelska med didaktiskt inriktning; English; Specialization in Didactics;

    Abstract : In this thesis, the relationship between technological innovation and the development of language and thought is analysed. For this purpose, three different fields of technology are investigated: 1) the steam engine, 2) electricity, and 3) motor vehicles, roads and ways. READ MORE

  3. 3. Consolidating concepts of technology education : From rhetoric towards a potential reality

    Author : Andrew Doyle; Lena Gumaelius; Niall Seery; Donal Canty; Eva Hartell; Kay Stables; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Technology education; enacted practice; Pedagogical Content Knowledge PCK ; teacher conceptions; and; Nature of Technology.; Teknikvetenskapens lärande och kommunikation; Education and Communication in the Technological Sciences;

    Abstract : The thesis focuses on the relationship between international rhetoric and classroom realities in technology education. For some time there has been widespread recognition that the intended goals for learning in the subject area have failed to manifest in enacted practices as envisioned. READ MORE

  4. 4. To know a subject - Teachers' views about the subject of technology : How the subject of technology is described and approached by teachers in the lower secondary school

    Author : Birgit Fahrman; Inga-Britt Skogh; Lena Gumaelius; Per Norström; Kilbrink Nina; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Technology education; experienced technology teachers; novice technology teachers; compulsory school; Teknikvetenskapens lärande och kommunikation; Education and Communication in the Technological Sciences; Teknik och lärande; Technology and Learning;

    Abstract : For teaching to be successful, teachers must be well-educated and have knowledge in many different fields. With a combination of solid subject knowledge, good teaching skills and the ability to balance these qualities, teachers can support students’ learning. READ MORE

  5. 5. Educational evaluation of an interactive multimedia learning platform : computerized educational platform in heat and power technology

    Author : Vitali Fedulov; Torsten Fransson; Ambjörn Naeve; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; e-learning; computerized education; knowledge management; pedagogy; technology enhanced learning; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : Learning materials have multiple forms, such as books, overhead slides, computer files, blackboard notes by teachers, narration to the notes, video/audio tapes etc. Since the forms are highly inhomogeneous, it becomes difficult to collect and practically use them by a particular learner for individual study at home. READ MORE