Search for dissertations about: "adult education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 189 swedish dissertations containing the words adult education.

  1. 1. From Medication to Education - People with autism in adult psychiatry

    University dissertation from Certec, Lund University

    Author : Eve Mandre; [2002]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; education; neuropsychiatric diagnoses; adult education; learning process; Asperger Syndrome; autism spectrum disorders; Autism; Forensic Psychiatric Care Act LRV ; Compulsory Psychiatric Care Act LPT ; Act Concerning Support and Service for Persons with Certain Functional Impairments LSS ; design; forensic psychiatry; rehabilitation engineering; psychiatric treatment; psychiatry; social learning; special education; developmental psychology;

    Abstract : This dissertation concerns the field of applied psychiatry and focuses on the problems that are associated with the care and treatment of adult patients with autism spectrum disorders. The conditions that are described are valid for Swedish psychiatry and cannot be directly generalized to conditions outside of the country... READ MORE

  2. 2. Constructing the adult learner a governmentality analysis

    University dissertation from Institutionen för beteendevetenskap

    Author : Andreas Fejes; Staffan Larsson; Ulf Olsson; David Hamilton; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; lifelong learning; adult education; adult learner; governmentality; genealogy; policy analysis; livslångt lärande; vuxenutbildning; den vuxna studerande; styrningsrationalitet; governmentality; genealogi; policy analys; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik;

    Abstract : Syftet med denna avhandling är att studera hur den vuxna studerande konstrueras genom olika styrningstekniker inom Vuxenutbildning, Folkbildning och Högre utbildning. Vidare är syftet att analysera vad för styrningsrationalitet som både skapas genom och som skapar dessa praktiker. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Shuting Gao; Vinayagum Chinapah; Shangwu Zhao; Chang Zhu; [2012]
    Keywords : 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

  4. 4. The past and the future in the present : Kenyan adult immigrants' stories on orientation and adult education in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Joyce Kemuma; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; Life hi stories; narratives; habitus; wage employment; educational and occupational experiences; Pedagogik; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to find out how adult migrants with biographical experiences from Kenya orient themselves in Sweden.Taking an individual perspective (how individuals orient themselves as opposed to what the state does to deal with a group of immigrants), and by using life (hi)story approach and reconstructing experiences on how individual adult immigrants orient themselves, this dissertation analyses the role educational and working experiences from Kenya play in the way the participants orient themselves. READ MORE

  5. 5. Literacy and development A study of Yemissrach Dimts literacy campaign in Ethiopia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Margareta Sjöström; Rolf Sjöström; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adult; education; Development; Education for women; Ethiopia; Evaluation; Literacy; Literacy methods; Motivation; Rural education;

    Abstract : The problem of illiteracy has been the object of many studies during recent decades. In Ethiopia, a country which reports one of the lowest literacy rates in Africa, the Yemissrach Dimts Literacy Campaign (YDLC) was started in 1962. Its activities were concentrated to rural areas and directed primarily towards adults. READ MORE