Search for dissertations about: "Higher education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 831 swedish dissertations containing the words Higher education.

  1. 1. Participation in a boundless activity : Computer-mediated communication in Swedish higher education

    Author : Jimmy Jaldemark; David Hamilton; Agneta Hult; Lars-Owe Dahlgren; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; action theory; activity; communication; computer-mediated communication; distance education; educational settings; higher education; online courses; online education; participation; tools; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : The general purpose of this thesis is to understand how participation in the activity of education relates to communication and tools. This purpose unfolds by drawing on possible conceivable consequences. READ MORE

  2. 2. Participation in a boundless activity : Computer-mediated communication in Swedish higher education

    Author : Jimmy Jaldemark; Agneta Hult; Lars-Ove Dahlgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; action theory; activity; communication; computer-mediated communication; distance education; educational settings; higher education; online courses; online education; participation; tools; Education; Pedagogik; Education; pedagogik;

    Abstract : The general purpose of this thesis is to understand how participation in the activity of education relates to communication and tools. This purpose unfolds by drawing on possible conceivable consequences. READ MORE

  3. 3. Designing for eAssessment of higher order thinking : An undergraduate IT online distance education course in Sri Lanka

    Author : Hakim Usoof; Brian Hudson; Eva Lindgren; Gihan Wikramanayake; Priyantha Hewagamage; Patrick Dillon; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Learning; Assessment; Distance Education; Higher order thinking; Collaborative learning; Higher education; Plagiarism; Keystroke dynamics; pedagogik; Education; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work; computer and systems sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : Distance education has seen rapid growth over the recent decades. The rapid development of Information Communication Technology [ICT] has been one of the main drivers of this growth in distance education. However, distance education and ICT themselves posts challenges to both students and educators alike. READ MORE

  4. 4. Contextualising studies in higher education : First-year experiences of studying and learning in engineering

    Author : Max Scheja; Noel Entwistle; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Contextualisation of studies; Engineering education; First-year experiences; Intentional analysis; Learning in higher education; Education; Pedagogik; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik;

    Abstract : The study aims at investigating students’ first-year experiences of studying and learning in tertiary engineering education. At the end of their first year 86 Swedish undergraduates of electrical engineering and computer science at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm were asked to reflect in writing on the conditions for studying and learning as they perceived them. READ MORE

  5. 5. Higher Education and the Labor Market : A Study of University Access and Graduate Employment Opportunities in Nigera

    Author : Ejiaga Romanus; Vinayagum Chinapah; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Higher education; university access; labor market; job opportunity; employment; business administration; admissions; occupation; graduate output; quota system; Nigeria; International education; Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : This study examines problems of access to university education and graduate employment opportunities in Nigeria. Specifically, the study investigates issues of equality of opportunity in university education, quotas in admissions, geographical dispersion of higher educational institutions, student finance, university resources, student characteristics, university output, and the transition of graduates to the labor market. READ MORE