Search for dissertations about: "Informal learning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 83 swedish dissertations containing the words Informal learning.

  1. 1. Framing perceived values of education : when perspectives of learning and ICTs are related

    Author : Lars Norqvist; Eva Leffler; Isa Jahnke; Roger Säljö; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Learning; ICTs; Education; Perceived value; Dialogue; Dialogic perspective; Perceived values of learning; Perceived values of education; Learning situations; Formal education; Non-formal education; Perceived value framework; Photo interviews; Formal learning; Non-formal learning; Informal learning; Information; Communication; Technology; ICT.; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work;

    Abstract : This thesis offers dialogue about the relations between learning and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). The dialogue is guided by the question of how to design education to increase perceived values of learning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Telementoring Physics: University-Community After-school Collaborations and the Mediation of the Formal/ Informal Divide

    Author : Robert Lecusay; Michael Cole; Robert A. Lecusay; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; informal learning; cultural historical activity theory; science education;

    Abstract : For several decades improvement of science education has been a major concern of policy makers concerned that the U.S. is a “nation at risk” owing to the dearth of students pursing careers in science. READ MORE

  3. 3. Do-It-Yourself Learning in Kenya : Exploring mobile technologies for merging non-formal and informal learning

    Author : William Jobe; Henrik Hansson; Harald Kjellin; Evoda Mukama; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ICT4D; mobile learning; M4D; informal learning; non-formal learning; MOOCs; digital incentives; Informatics; Informatik; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : The educational landscape is changing and a variety of technologies and techniques are blurring the lines between traditional and non-traditional learning. This change is substantial in low-income countries: individuals in developing countries have a great desire to educate themselves and improve their quality of life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Learning ecosystem complexity : A study on small-scale fishers’ ecological knowledge generation

    Author : Diana Garavito-Bermúdez; Camilla Thunborg; Cecilia Lundholm; Beatrice Crona; Alan Reid; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; small-scale fishers; informal learning; knowledge generation; systems thinking; ecological knowledge; ecosystem complexity; work practices; emotional bonds to place; sustainable fisheries management; environmental learning; Vättern; Blekinge; Baltic Sea.; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : Small-scale fisheries are learning contexts of importance for generating, transferring, and updating ecological knowledge of natural environments through everyday work practices. The rich knowledge fishers have of local ecosystems is the result of the intimate relationship fishing communities have had with their natural environments across generations (see e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Learning for well being : Studies using the International Adult Literacy Survey

    Author : Richard Desjardins; Albert Tuijnman; Kjell Rubenson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; lifelong learning; lifewide learning; human capital; literacy skills; International Adult Literacy Survey; benefits of learning; learning outcomes; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis is a collection of five independent but closely related studies. The overall purpose is to approach the analysis of learning outcomes from a perspective that combines three major elements, namely lifelonglifewide learning, human capital, and the benefits of learning. READ MORE