Search for dissertations about: "Higher order thinking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words Higher order thinking.

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Hakim Usoof; Brian Hudson; Eva Lindgren; Gihan Wikramanayake; Priyantha Hewagamage; Patrick Dillon; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  2. 2. Critical Thinking in Scholarship: : Meanings, Conditions and Development

    University dissertation from Department of Education. Lund University

    Author : Eva Brodin; Lennart Svensson; Åsa Lindberg-Sand; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; critical thinking; scholarship; higher education; hermeneutic phenomenology; epistemology; educational philosophy; history of philosophy; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theory of science; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Vetenskapsteori; Pedagogik; Pedagogics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore the phenomenon of critical thinking in scholarship as regards its meanings, conditions, and development using a hermeneutic phenomenological approach. This exploration takes its departure in ancient Greece, following a historical movement of the phenomenon up to present day perspectives on critical thinking, revealing a range of different meanings and conditions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learner support for distance learners A study of six cases of ICT-based distance education institutions in China

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Shuting Gao; Vinayagum Chinapah; Shangwu Zhao; Chang Zhu; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Learner support; student support; support services; peer support; learner center; collaborative learning; interaction; motivation; critical thinking; creative thinking; deep learning; higher order learning; group learning; small group work; Community of Inquiry CoI ; ICT-based distance learning; Radio and TV University; distance education; Web-based learning; e-Learning; adult education; higher education; International and Comparative Education; internationell och jämförande pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on learner support in Chinese distance education. It draws a picture of Chinese modern distance education, covering the major issues in the field of learner support, and small group work as peer support. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chemistry: content, context and choices towards students' higher order problem solving in upper secondary school

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Karolina Broman; Eva Silfver; Dan Johnels; Judith Bennett; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; chemistry education; upper secondary students; meaningful learning; higher order thinking; problem solving; context-based learning; interest; educational choice; identity; didactics of chemistry; kemididaktik;

    Abstract : Chemistry is often claimed to be difficult, irrelevant, and uninteresting to school students. Even students who enjoy doing science often have problems seeing themselves as being scientists. This thesis explores and challenges the negative perception of chemistry by investigating upper secondary students’ views on the subject. READ MORE

  5. 5. Critical Thinking in Scholarship: Meanings, Conditions and Development

    University dissertation from Department of Education, Lund University

    Author : Eva Brodin; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Pedagogy and didactics; Fenomenologi; Phenomenology; Hermeneutic Phenomenology; Higher Education; Critical Thinking; Scholarship; Pedagogik; didaktik;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore the phenomenon of critical thinking in scholarship as regards its meanings, conditions, and development using a hermeneutic-phenomenological approach. This exploration takes its departure in ancient Greece, following a historical movement of the phenomenon up to present day perspectives on critical thinking, revealing a range of different meanings and conditions. READ MORE