Search for dissertations about: "International learning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 198 swedish dissertations containing the words International learning.

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

    Author : Richard Desjardins; Albert Tuijnman; Kjell Rubenson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : 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

  2. 2. Learning Destinations : The complexity of tourism development

    Author : Laila Gibson; Sven-Erik Karlsson; Lars Aronsson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; learning; destinations; collaboration; competition; tourism development; learning destinations; Leith; Industrial Development Centres; IDC; local development; regional development; socio-spatial; culture; entrepreneurship; tourism; development; complexity; networks; globalization; networking; places; projects; social capital; entrepreneurs; social relations; cultural capital; attitudes; cooperation; lärande; destinationer; turismutveckling; turism; komplexitet; globalisering; platser; projekt; entreprenörer; sociala relationer; kultur; utveckling; nätverk; nätverkande; socialt kapital; kulturellt kapital; attityder; samarbete; samverkan; konkurrens; lärande destinationer; Kiruna; Jukkasjärvi; Skellefteå; Guldriket; Tornedalen; Sundsvall; Åre; Industriella utvecklingscentra; IUC; lokal utveckling; regional utveckling; socio-spatial; entreprenörskap; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Our world is becoming increasingly complex, and is rapidly changingwith distances being reduced. Societies today are also in atransition from traditional production industries to increasingreliance on communication, consumption, services and experience. Asone of these emerging ‘new industries’, tourism is part of thismovement. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learning Motivation in International Primary Schools : The Voices of Children

    Author : Sheila Brooks; Holger Daun; David Phillips; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; learning motivation; learning contexts; primary education; international school education; transnational cultures; multicultural education; student perceptions; International education; Internationell pedagogik;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this study is to contribute to a greater understanding of learning motivation in primary school education. Particular emphasis is given to investigating how various contextual or situational aspects of the classroom/school environment affect motivation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Learning Mechatronics : In Collaborative, Experimental and International settings

    Author : Martin Grimheden; KTH; []
    Keywords : Mechatronics; engineering education; collaborative-; experimental-; distributed- and opportunity learning; prototype design; Mechanical engineering; Maskinteknik;

    Abstract : The academic subject of mechatronics has been definedpreviously in numerous publications. This study aims atanalyzing mechatronics by using categories developed within theeducational science of Didactics. READ MORE

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

    Author : Shuting Gao; Vinayagum Chinapah; Shangwu Zhao; Chang Zhu; Stockholms universitet; []
    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