Search for dissertations about: "Rwanda"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 68 swedish dissertations containing the word Rwanda.

  1. 1. God Rests in Rwanda : The Role of Religion in the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

    Author : Olov Simonsson; Lars M Andersson; Karen Brounéus; R. Scott Appleby; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Rwanda; Genocide; Religion; Christianity; Catholicism; Church; Propaganda; Dehumanisation; ICTR; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This study analyses the role of religion in the Rwandan genocide, providing new explanations to the complex dynamics of devaluation and victimisation processes in genocidal violence. The thesis explains how religion was used in different contexts prior to, during, and after the 1994 genocide. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enhancing Physics Learning through Instruction, Technical Vocabulary and ICT : A Case of Higher Education in Rwanda

    Author : Joseph Rusanganwa; Ingrid Andersson; Sven Andersson; Berner Lindström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Tertiary education; language shift; EFL; physics technical vocabulary; CALL; software encoding; social constructivist theory; cognitive theory of learning with multimedia; ICT tools; transforming learning; Rwanda; Högre utbildning; förändrad språkpolitik; engelskt fackspråk inom fysik; CALL; konstruktion av mjukvara; socialkonstruktivistisk och kognitiv teori; lärande med multimedia; IKT; transformering av lärande; Rwanda;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of this thesis is to explore how teaching and learning in tertiary education is performed in times of change both in language policy and learning approaches. The study takes social constructivist and socio-cultural theories as its major points of departure. READ MORE

  3. 3. Merger and management : University of Rwanda libraries in a transitional context

    Author : Berthilde Uwamwezi; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; University merger; resource sharing; library management; academic libraries; academic library merger; University of Rwanda; Rwanda; University of Rwanda libra;

    Abstract : With a focus on management of libraries, this study is set in the context of a merger of the University of Rwanda with multi-sites and campuses. The study explores how librarians, library directors and representatives for university management understand and conceive of the libraries in relation to the merger. READ MORE

  4. 4. E-Government Service Evaluation in Rwanda : A Design Perspective

    Author : Solange Mukamurenzi; Åke Grönlund; Sirajul M. Islam; Jeremy Rose; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Design science research; e-government; e-government service evaluation; information systems artifact; Least Developed Countries LDC ; Rwanda; Sub-Saharan Africa; user involvement;

    Abstract : Rwanda has embraced e-government. As the first step of implementation, services are being developed and provided online. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects of infection and leukemia in Rwanda

    Author : Belson Rugwizangoga; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; interferon-λ; respiratory infection; nucleotide polymorphism; acute leukemia; Rwanda; Epstein-Barr virus; malaria;

    Abstract : A first part of this thesis addressed the potential impact of variants of genes encoding interferon-λ4, which is a cytokine that participates in protection against pathogens at epithelial surfaces, for the resolution of upper respiratory tract infections in Rwandan children. In a study of 480 subjects (≤5 years old), where follow-up samples were available from 161 subjects, it was observed that IFNL4 genotypes were associated with clearance of RNA viruses from upper airways. READ MORE