Search for dissertations about: "Sri Lanka"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the words Sri Lanka.

  1. 1. Designing for eAssessment of higher order thinking : An undergraduate IT online distance education course in Sri Lanka

    Author : Hakim Usoof; Brian Hudson; Eva Lindgren; Gihan Wikramanayake; Priyantha Hewagamage; Patrick Dillon; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Learning; Assessment; Distance Education; Higher order thinking; Collaborative learning; Higher education; Plagiarism; Keystroke dynamics; pedagogik; Education; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work; computer and systems sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : Distance education has seen rapid growth over the recent decades. The rapid development of Information Communication Technology [ICT] has been one of the main drivers of this growth in distance education. However, distance education and ICT themselves posts challenges to both students and educators alike. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards Collaborative Coastal Management in Sri Lanka? : A study of Special Area Management planning in Sri Lanka's coastal region

    Author : Ingegerd Landstrom; Bo Malmberg; Erik Westholm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Social and economic geography; participation; partnership; local governace; coastal management; natural resource management; community; coastal zone; coastal region; Hikkaduwa; Sri Lanka; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with the efforts to bring about a greater degree of local community participation in the use and management of Sri Lanka's coastal land and natural resources. Through the application of the Special Area Management (SAM) strategy in geographically distinct areas along the coast, the aim is to create collaborative arrangements - partnerships - that will enable coastal communities and local governments to work together with the Sri Lankan state and share responsibility and authority over the management of coastal land and natural resources. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban Origins in Southern Sri Lanka

    Author : Raj Somadeva; Paul Sinclair; Sunil Gupta; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Archaeology; Sri Lanka; Kirindi Oya; urbanism; ceramics; beads; historical archaeology; settlement archaeology; inscriptions; Land Unit classification; satellite image; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This study focuses upon the development of urbanisation in southern Sri Lanka during the proto, early and late historical periods c. 900 BC onwards. The following research themes are addressed:(a). Why did the southern semi-arid zone become a focus of urbanism?(b). READ MORE

  4. 4. Education for All in Sri Lanka : ICT4D Hubs for Region-Wide Dissemination of Blended Learning

    Author : Peter Mozelius; Henrik Hansson; Sutinen Erkki; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ICT4D; ICT4D hubs; Digital divide; Sri Lanka; Blended learning; Education for All; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : ICT4D, here defined as the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in developing regions, can be seen as one of the most powerful and cost efficient ways to improve the standard of living in the developing world. Many regions in Asia have shown a rapid but heterogeneous development where information technology had a drastic impact on development but often with the problems related to ICT4D 1. READ MORE

  5. 5. Violence in the Midst of Peace Negotiations : Cases from Guatemala, Northern Ireland, South Africa and Sri Lanka

    Author : Kristine Höglund; Thomas Ohlson; Mats Hammarström; Roy Licklider; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; conflict resolution; internal conflict; violence; peace process; negotiation; Guatemala; Northern Ireland; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Why do peace talks fall apart as a result of violence? The present study addresses the question of why and how violence sometimes changes the dynamics of peace negotiation processes. Incidents of violence may produce friction between and within parties. READ MORE