Search for dissertations about: "Support groups"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1188 swedish dissertations containing the words Support groups.

  1. 1. Learner support for distance learners : A study of six cases of ICT-based distance education institutions in China

    Author : Shuting Gao; Vinayagum Chinapah; Shangwu Zhao; Chang Zhu; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Learner support; student support; support services; peer support; learner center; collaborative learning; interaction; motivation; critical thinking; creative thinking; deep learning; higher order learning; group learning; small group work; Community of Inquiry CoI ; ICT-based distance learning; Radio and TV University; distance education; Web-based learning; e-Learning; adult education; higher education; International and Comparative Education; internationell och jämförande pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on learner support in Chinese distance education. It draws a picture of Chinese modern distance education, covering the major issues in the field of learner support, and small group work as peer support. READ MORE

  2. 2. Industrial work groups : the impact of job design, leader support and group processes on initiative and self-organization

    Author : Agneta Brav; Annika Lantz; Kerstin Isaksson; Bo Ekehammar; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Industrial work groups; job design; support from leader; group processes; potency; group initiative; self-organizational activities; Psychology; Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : From an organizational perspective the issue of which organizational solutions will benefit productivity, efficiency and the innovation process is central. Work groups can be an effective means. READ MORE

  3. 3. Innovation groups : Before innovation work is begun

    Author : Mikael Johnsson; Tomas Backström; John Bessant; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; innovation management; innovation group; innovation team; innovation work; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : This research project was begun during the financial crisis of 2009 with the objective of increasing the competiveness of SMEs’ (Small and Medium sized Enterprises) by developing their innovation-management capabilities. The research presented in this licentiate thesis (thesis) is a part of the project in which newly-formed innovation groups at two SMEs in Eskilstuna, Sweden have been studied before they began innovation work. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sponsors of War : State Support for Rebel Groups in Civil Conflicts

    Author : Niklas Karlén; Kristine Eck; Desirée Nilsson; Erin Jenne; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; external support; intervention; civil war; state sponsorship; conflict delegation; proxy war; internationalized conflict; negotiations; conflict recurrence; US foreign policy; Nicaragua; Syria; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Many civil wars are illustrative of wider international tensions and connections that transcend state borders. States often intervene to influence the trajectory and outcome of civil conflicts by providing external support to warring parties. READ MORE

  5. 5. A support group programme for family members : an intervention during ongoing palliative care

    Author : Anette Henriksson (Alvariza); Birgitta Andershed; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Eva Benzein; Anna-Karin Edberg; Ersta Sköndal högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Competence; Family members; Interventions; Palliative care; Preparedness; Rewards; Support groups; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Family members are central in providing care for patients with lifethreatening illness, but they often experience a lack of necessary preparation and knowledge, with a need for information and psychosocial support. The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate participant’s experiences as well as effects of a support group programme for family members of patients with life-threatening illness during ongoing palliative care. READ MORE