Search for dissertations about: "Educational development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 519 swedish dissertations containing the words Educational development.

  1. 1. Literacy and development A study of Yemissrach Dimts literacy campaign in Ethiopia

    Author : Margareta Sjöström; Rolf Sjöström; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adult; education; Development; Education for women; Ethiopia; Evaluation; Literacy; Literacy methods; Motivation; Rural education;

    Abstract : The problem of illiteracy has been the object of many studies during recent decades. In Ethiopia, a country which reports one of the lowest literacy rates in Africa, the Yemissrach Dimts Literacy Campaign (YDLC) was started in 1962. Its activities were concentrated to rural areas and directed primarily towards adults. READ MORE

  2. 2. Striving for Autonomy : Health sciences teachers’ enactment of policy

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Linda Barman; Klara Bolander-Laksov; Charlotte Silén; Brian Hodges; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Educational change; Educational development; Educational policy; Higher education; University teachers; Curriculum change;

    Abstract : Abstract This thesis explores how teachers within the health sciences enact education policy. The questions address how teachers’ choices related to the design of courses and curricula are made in the light of reforms that emphasise standardisation and transparency. READ MORE

  3. 3. Development and Autonomy Conceptualising teachers’ continuing professional development in different national contexts

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Wieland Wermke; Viveca Lindberg; Tore West; Karin Rönnerman; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Teachers continuing professional development; CPD; Teacher autonomy; Teacher professionalism; Comparative education; Germany; Sweden; didaktik; Didactics;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates teachers’ perceptions of continuing professional development (CPD) in Germany and Sweden with a questionnaire study comprising a total of 711 mainly lower secondary teachers. Three conceptual terms are elaborated and explained. READ MORE

  4. 4. Educational Software in Engineering Education

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Ramon Garrote Jurado; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Higher Education; E-learning; Learning Management Systems; Engineering Education; Educational Technology; Pedagogical Use of ICT; Staff Development; Developing Countries; 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

  5. 5. Educational Software in Engineering Education

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Ramon Garrote Jurado; Max Scheja; Michael Christie; Nabil Zary; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Higher Education; E-learning; Learning Management Systems; Engineering Education; Educational Technology; Pedagogical Use of ICT; Staff Development; Developing Countries; pedagogik; Education;

    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