Search for dissertations about: "academic institution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words academic institution.

  1. 1. Teaching in an age of complexity : exploring academic change and development in higher education

    Author : Claire Englund; Anders D. Olofsson; Linda Price; Shirley Booth; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Higher Education; Academic Development; Educational Technology; Conceptions of Teaching and Learning; Cultural-Historical Activity Theory; Change and Development; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : Higher education (HE) has expanded and diversified at an unprecedented rate over the last two decades in response to a rapidly changing educational and political climate. Change and development are omnipresent, a constant part of university teachers’ sociocultural and organisational practice at multiple levels; the micro-level, the meso-level and the macro-level Against this background, the aim of this thesis is to gain a deeper understanding of the factors that influence academic change. READ MORE

  2. 2. The University; A Learning Organization? : An Illuminative Review Based on System Theory

    Author : Ingela Strandli Portfelt; Mats Ekholm; Ulf Blossing; Per-Erik Ellström; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; higher education; university; academic institution; learning organisation; system theory; organisational culture; organisational structure; högre utbildning; universitet; lärande organisation; systemteori; organisationskultur; organisationsstruktur; Education; Pedagogik; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : There are voices in the research field suggesting that universities should become learning organisations in order to be more competitive and efficient. However, the proposal is mainly based on theoretical and normative discussions rather than on empirical research. READ MORE

  3. 3. Family centre practice and modernity : a qualitative study from Sweden

    Author : Cecilia Lindskov; Jane Springett; Agneta Abrahamsson; Högskolan Kristianstad; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; primary health care; family centre; phenomenographic method; social interaction; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Family centres have become a common institution to promote health and wellbeingamong young children (0-6 years of age) and their parents in Sweden. Thecore of the work is usually based on both maternal and child health care, a preschooland social services, all located under the same roof in the local community. READ MORE

  4. 4. Family centre practice and modernity : a qualitative study from Sweden

    Author : Cecilia Lindskov; Jane Springett; Forskningsplattformen Hälsa i samverkan; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Family centres have become a common institution to promote health and wellbeingamong young children (0-6 years of age) and their parents in Sweden. Thecore of the work is usually based on both maternal and child health care, a preschooland social services, all located under the same roof in the local community. READ MORE

  5. 5. Walking the Plank of the Entrepreneurial University : The little spin-out that could?

    Author : Nina Fowler; David Sköld; Marcus Lindahl; Malin Brännback; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : University spinouts; research; academic capitalism; entrepreneurship; commercialisation; social forces; Engineering Science with specialization in industrial engineering and management; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot industriell teknik;

    Abstract : Creating spinout companies (USOs) from university research is one focus of innovation policy. The phenomenon features in two main fields of enquiry: academic entrepreneurship studies, and literature on academic capitalism and the entrepreneurial university. READ MORE