Search for dissertations about: "Learning communities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 93 swedish dissertations containing the words Learning communities.

  1. 1. Learning Computing at University: Participation and Identity A Longitudinal Study

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anne-Kathrin Peters; Arnold Neville Pears; Anders Berglund; Anna Eckerdal; Lars Ulriksen; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; computing education research; engineering education research; computer science; higher education; engagement; diversity; equity; gender; competencies; culture; longitudinal; identity; participation; power; agency; uniformity; communities of practice; social theory of learning; phenomenography; student reflections; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot datavetenskapens didaktik; Computer Science with specialization in Computer Science Education Research;

    Abstract : Computing education has struggled with student engagement and diversity in the student population for a long time. Research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education suggests that taking a social, long-term perspective on learning is a fruitful approach to resolving some of these persistent challenges. READ MORE

  2. 2. Online Communities and Learning for Health : The Use of Online Health Communities and Online Expertise for People with Established Bad Habits

    University dissertation from Kista : Institutionen för data- och systemvetenskap (tills m KTH)

    Author : Åsa Smedberg; Jacob Palme; Caroline Haythornthwaite; ; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Health community; online community; learning; bad habits; conversation; speech acts; Ask the Expert system; holistic.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Computer and systems science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : Patients as well as citizens are getting more and more empowered due to the use of the Internet. The last years have brought a new trend to the Internet, the virtual or online health communities, used by many people and for various purposes. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Kista : Institutionen för data- och systemvetenskap (tills m KTH)

    Author : Diana Garavito-Bermúdez; Camilla Thunborg; Cecilia Lundholm; Beatrice Crona; Alan Reid; []
    Keywords : 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

  4. 4. Learning-by-modeling Novel Computational Approaches for Exploring the Dynamics of Learning and Self-governance in Social-ecological Systems

    University dissertation from Kista : Institutionen för data- och systemvetenskap (tills m KTH)

    Author : Emilie Lindkvist; Maja Schlüter; Jon Norberg; Örjan Ekeberg; James Dyke; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Complex adaptive systems; Renewable resources; Adaptive management; Small-scale fisheries; Artificial intelligence; Reinforcement learning; Agent-based modeling; agent-baserade modeller; artificiell intelligens; social-ekologiska system; komplexa adaptiva system; förnyelsebara naturresurser; adaptiv förvaltning; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : As a consequence of global environmental change, sustainable management and governance of natural resources face critical challenges, such as dealing with non-linear dynamics, increased resource variability, and uncertainty. This thesis seeks to address some of these challenges by using simulation models. READ MORE

  5. 5. Saving energy at sea: seafarers’ adoption, appropriation and enactment of technologies supporting energy efficiency

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Martin Viktorelius; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; energy performance monitoring; shipping; seafarer.; workplace studies; ethnography; energy efficiency; maritime human factors; digitalization; practice-based; automation; sociomaterial;

    Abstract : The shipping industry is currently facing a major challenge related to environmental sustainability and energy efficiency. New regulations and ambitious international goals that aim at mitigating carbon-based emissions with 50 %, demands on profitability, along with a growing awareness about the climate change, has prompted the maritime sector to increasingly focus on how to improve energy efficiency and reduce fuel consumption in ship operations. READ MORE