Search for dissertations about: "academic writing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 swedish dissertations containing the words academic writing.

  1. 1. Assessing writers, assessing writing A dialogical study of grade delivery in Swedish higher education

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Janna Meyer-Beining; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Betygsättning; Högskoleutbildning; Återkoppling psykologi ; Didaktik; Uppsatsskrivning; Education; Higher; Feedback Psychology ; Grading and marking Students ; Academic writing; Teaching;

    Abstract : Assessment feedback has been discussed as an important resource for providing students with a sense of their current performance relative to institutional expectations and with the information needed to close apparent gaps. Pointing out that this involves complex sense-making processes, recent research has stressed the need to change the nature of assessment feedback from teacher telling to student/teacher/peer dialogues. READ MORE

  2. 2. Formulating knowledge: Engaging with issues of sustainable development through academic writing in engineering education

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Ann-Marie Eriksson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; supervision; academic writing; engineering education; sociocultural theory; disciplinarity; interaction analysis;

    Abstract : Given that knowledge in society is increasingly shaped by textuality and dependent on texts, higher education holds a special responsibility for introducing and guiding students into text practices contingent on disciplinary fields and their knowledge traditions. On a general level, this doctoral thesis investigates how participation in such text practices at university functions as a means for engaging students with knowledge that is new to them. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding Group-based Learning in an Academic Context Rwandan Students’ Reflections on Collaborative Writing and Peer Assessment

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Faustin Mutwarasibo; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Group-based learning; higher education; student-initiated groups; instructor-guided group work; collaborative writing; peer assessment; Rwanda; Gruppbaserat lärande; högre utbildning; studentstyrda grupper; lärarlett grupparbete; kollaborativt skrivande; inbördes bedömning; Rwanda;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of the present thesis is to gain knowledge about how Rwandan university students understand and practice group-based learning. Specifically, this research takes a social constructivist perspective when examining how second year students within the area of Modern Languages reflect on collaborative writing and peer assessment as means to promote academic writing and active learning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reading achievement: Its relation to home literacy, self-regulation, academic self-concept, and goal orientation in children and adolescents

    University dissertation from Institutionen för psykologi, Lunds universitet

    Author : Lena Swalander; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychopedagogy; Pedagogisk psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology; Writing; Computers; Home literacy; Reading attitude; Goal orientation; Reading ability; Academic self-concept; Self-regulated learning;

    Abstract : The studies in this doctoral thesis investigated how home literacy, self regulation, academic self-concept, and goal orientation influence reading ability. Study 1 investigated the effect of family-based prerequisites, reading attitude, and self-regulated learning on reading ability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Resources for scholarly documentation in professional service organizations A study of Swedish development-led archaeology report writing

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of ALM, Uppsala University

    Author : Lisa Börjesson; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Archaeology; Extra-academic research; Knowledge-making; Scholarly communication; Documentation; Report writing; Science and technology studies; Practice theory; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap; Library and Information Science;

    Abstract : This information studies dissertation deals with the problem that results from research outside academia risk to receive little or no attention if communicated through reports, instead of in mainstream academic genres like research journal articles. The case in focus is Swedish development-led (DL) archaeology, i.e. READ MORE