Search for dissertations about: "Virtual Learning Environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the words Virtual Learning Environment.

  1. 1. Modularization of the Learning Architecture Supporting Learning Theories by Learning Technologies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Fredrik Paulsson; Yngve Sundblad; Miguel Angel-Cecilia; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Computer Science; Technology Enhanced Learning; e-learning; Semantic Web; Service Orientation; Learning Object; Virtual Learning Environment; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the role of modularity for achieving a better adaptation of learning technology to pedagogical requirements. In order to examine the interrelations that occur between pedagogy and computer science, a theoretical framework rooted in both fields is applied. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adding Challenge to a Teachable Agent in a Virtual Learning Environment

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Camilla Kirkegaard; Agneta Gulz; Annika Silvervarg; Björn Johansson; Lena Pareto; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; educational technology; educational software; teachable agents; learning;

    Abstract : The topic of this thesis concerns what happens when challenging behavior is added to a teachable agent in a virtual learning environment. The aim of adding challenging behavior to teachable agents is to encourage students to engage in learning behaviors, improve their motivation and engagement, which may result in a deeper level of comprehension and an improved learning experience. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding virtual speakers

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Jens Nirme; [2020-01-24]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Verbal Comprehension; Multimodality; Audiovisual integration; Gesture; Educational Technology;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses how verbal comprehension is affected by seeing the speaker and in particular when the speaker is an animated virtual speaker. Two people visually co-present – one talking and the other listening, trying to comprehend what is said – is a central and critical scenario whether one is interested in human cognition, communication or learning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Virtual Learning Environments in Higher Education A Study of User Acceptance

    University dissertation from Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

    Author : Christina Keller; Sven Carlsson; Birger Rapp; Fredrik Nilsson; Lars Svensson; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; e-learning; web-based learning; virtual learning environment; technology acceptance; organisational learning; diffusion of innovations; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Informatics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis was to create knowledge about factors influencing acceptance of virtual learning environments among academic staff and students in blended learning environments. The aim was operationalised by four research questions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Designing Online Courses for Individual and Collaborative Learning A study of a virtual learning environment based in Sri Lanka

    University dissertation from Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

    Author : Thushani Weerasinghe; Robert Ramberg; Brian Hudson; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Design-Based Research; Design Experiments; Online Learning; Instructional Design; Design Principles; Design Guidelines; Individual Learning; Collaborative Learning; Inquiry-Based Learning; Peer-Teaching; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : Online courses of distance learning programmes at universities are designed considering the characteristics and needs of their adult learners. Basically, there are two types of learners in an online course: individual learners and collaborative learners. READ MORE