Search for dissertations about: "Non-Formal Education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Non-Formal Education.

  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. Non-Formal Vocational Education and Training in Mozambique : Contexts, policies, pedagogies and contradictions

    Author : Alzira Andre Munguambe Manuel; Oleg Popov; Mikael Palme; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adult education; Cultural Historical Activity Theory; empowerment; life skills; Non-Formal Education; professionalisation; vocational education and training; Vuxenutbildning; kulturhistorisk aktivitetsteiri; egenmakt; livskunskap; icke-formell utbildning; professionalisering; yrkesutbildning; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work;

    Abstract : Education and training in Mozambique are considered to be a ‘right’ and a ‘duty’ for all its citizens. Non-Formal Vocational Education and Training (NFVET) has been promoted to increase educational opportunities for more citizens, particularly the most vulnerable groups- the out of school and unemployed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Voices for Change : Hopes and costs for empowerment - a study on women's claims in the Egyptian revolution

    Author : Christine Bendixen; Klas Roth; Margareta Aspan; Mina O'Dowd; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Women; empowerment; agency; structure; functionings; capability; social conversion factors; narrative imagination; opportunity costs; societal change; Egypt; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : This study investigates women’s possibilities to actively participate in societal change in Egypt. It aims at enhancing the understanding of structural conditions for women’s agency and how these enables and/or restrains women’s participation in the aspiration for societal change as well as their aspiration to live a ‘full life’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Learning text talk online : Collaborative learning in asynchronous text based discussion forums

    Author : Monica Liljeström; Agneta Hult; Anders. D. Olofsson; Lars Svensson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Online learning; CSCL; online assessment; collaborative learning; peer assessment; peer review; folkbildning; Swedish liberal adult education online; higher education online; socio-cultural theory; asynchronous discussion forums; ADF; evaluation;

    Abstract : The desire to translate constructivist and sociocultural approaches to learning in specific learning activities is evident in most forms of training at current, not least in online education. Teachers worldwide are struggling with questions of how to create conditions in this fairly new realm of education for learners to contribute to the development of a good quality in their own and others' learning. READ MORE

  5. 5. Educational imaginaries : a genealogy of the digital citizen

    Author : Lina Rahm; Andreas Fejes; Henrik Nordvall; Pelle Snickars; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Popular education; non-formal adult education; computer policy; computer history; educational history; educational imaginaries; digital citizenship; problematizations; genealogy; Folkbildning; datapolitik; utbildningshistoria; datorhistoria; sociotekniska föreställningar; digitalt medborgarskap; problematiseringar; genealogi;

    Abstract : This thesis makes use of a genealogical approach to map out and explainhow and why computers and citizenship have become so closely connected.It examines the historical continuities and disruptions, and the role thatpopular education has played in this interrelation. READ MORE