Search for dissertations about: "adult education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 202 swedish dissertations containing the words adult education.

  1. 1. Constructing the adult learner : a governmentality analysis

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

  2. 2. Adult Education at Auction : On Tendering-Based Procurement and Valuation in Swedish Municipal Adult Education

    Author : Diana Holmqvist; Andreas Fejes; Erik Nylander; Gun-Britt Wärvik; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Privatisation; Public education; Pragmatic sociology; MAE; Educators; Management tools; Conventions of worth; Privatisering; Offentlig utbildning; Pragmatisk sociologi; Komvux; Lärare; Offentlig upphandling; Värdekonstruktioner;

    Abstract : Our understanding of adult education’s purpose and value is linked to how we think ‘good’ education should be organised and provided. This thesis explores the interplay between organisation and values by looking at how conceptualisations and valuations of adult education are affected when private providers become involved in public education. READ MORE

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

    Author : Eve Mandre; Certec - Rehabiliteringsteknik och Design; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; 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

  4. 4. Educational encounters with adult students in difficult learning situations

    Author : Lisbeth Ohlsson; Pedagogik; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; difficult learning situations; Adult education; hidden potentials for learning; teacher-student interaction; dialogue and diagnosis; contextual analysis; metacognition; inclusive education; life-world; metakognition; kontextuell analys; dialog och diagnos; dolda resurser för lärande; livsvärldsperspektiv; interaktion mellan lärare och studerande; inkluderande undervisning; svåra lärandesituationer; vuxenutbildning; Education; Pedagogik; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The present study is a retrospective investigation of the researcher’s pedagogic and psychological praxis in Municipal Adult Education in Sweden. At the time, the adult education unit in question had an outreaching project at Samhall, a state-owned company producing goods and services with an assignment from the government to provide meaningful work to employees with disabilities. READ MORE

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

    Author : Shuting Gao; Vinayagum Chinapah; Shangwu Zhao; Chang Zhu; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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