Search for dissertations about: "Non-formal learning"

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

  3. 3. Non-formal Learning through Ludic Engagement within Interactive Environments

    Author : Eva Petersson; Utbildningsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; didaktik; Pedagogik; Pedagogy and didactics; sensorteknologi; rehabilitering; intuitiv interaktion; interaktiva miljöer; interaktiv lek; icke-formellt lärande; handling; fallstudier; Aktivitet; sensor technology; rehabilitation; non-intrusive interface; non-formal learning; intuitive interaction; interactive play; interactive environments; case studies; Action; activity; non-formal learning; action; Människa-dator-interaktion; Computer games; Human-computer interaction;

    Abstract : daptive responsive environments that encourage interaction for children with severe disabilities offer a distinct potential for play and learning in rehabilitation. Physical training and therapy for these children is often enduring, tedious, and boring through repetition - and this is often the case for both the child and the facilitator/therapist. 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 : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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. No entrepreneur is an island : An exploration of social entrepreneurial learning in accelerators

    Author : Duncan Levinsohn; Ethel Brundin; Anders Melander; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the learning of social entrepreneurs in accelerators. Building on Jarvis’ (2010) existential theory of learning, it conceptualises entrepreneurial learning as a process in which purposeful individuals encounter and transform experiences of disjuncture. These experiences are embedded in both human and material contexts. READ MORE