Search for dissertations about: "Virtual Learning Environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 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; KTH.; [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; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [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. Virtual Learning Environments in Higher Education A Study of User Acceptance

    University dissertation from Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

    Author : Christina Keller; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; 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; e-learning; web-based learning; virtual learning environment; technology acceptance; organisational learning; diffusion of innovations;

    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

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm Univeristy

    Author : Thushani Weerasinghe; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    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

  5. 5. Languaging in virtual learning sites studies of online encounters in the language-focused classroom

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Giulia Messina Dahlberg; Örebro universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Pedagogik; Education; virtual learning sites; synchronous computer mediated communication; Education and Learning; Utbildning och lärande;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses upon a series of empirical studies which examine communication and learning in online glocal communities within higher education in Sweden. A recurring theme in the theoretical framework deals with issues of languaging in virtual multimodal environments as well as the making of identity and negotiation of meaning in these settings; analyzing the activity, what people do, in contraposition to the study of how people talk about their activity. READ MORE