Search for dissertations about: "communities of practice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 142 swedish dissertations containing the words communities of practice.

  1. 1. Communities in the Digital Age : Towards a Theoretical Model of Communities of Practice and Information Technology

    Author : Marcus Lippert; Lars Engwall; Jan Lindvall; Elizabeth Robinson (Robin) Teigland; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Information Technology; Communities of Practice; Knowledge Management; Organizational Learning; Structuration Theory; Intranet; Legal Advice; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The global change towards a knowledge economy forces organizations to seek new and better ways to manage knowledge work and learning. Organizations have recognized that dfferent information technologies can play an important role in their quest to make the desired changes take place. READ MORE

  2. 2. Wearing Sound : Foundations of Sonic Design

    Author : Vidmina Stasiulyte; Clemens Thornquist; Daniëlle Bruggeman; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : Fashion is primarily a visual ontology consisting of definitions, theory and methods that are based on visual language. This research revises fashion by approaching it from a different—sonic—perspective wherein sound is considered not as a negative aspect but as a potential source of a new theory and facilitator of the evolution of new methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Communities of Distance Education

    Author : Lars Svensson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; distance education; educational technology; learning-centre; online community; computer-mediated communication; communities of practice;

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  4. 4. Computer Science Project Courses : Contrasting Students’ Experiences with Teachers’ Expectations

    Author : Mattias Wiggberg; Mats Daniels; Lecia J. Barker; Tony Clear; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; computer science education; computer science student projects; computer science projects; computer science education research; phenomenography; learning; higher education; communities of practice; capstone projects; constructivism; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot datavetenskapens didaktik; Computer Science with specialization in Computer Science Education Research;

    Abstract : Including small or large project courses is widely recognized as important in preparing computer science students for a professional career. Typical examples are the capstone courses, which often are seen as the jewel in the crown since this is where students will bring their previous knowledge and skills together to show mastery of their craft. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vocational skills formation in communities of practice : Experiences from primary school and the informal economy in Tanzania

    Author : Gunilla Höjlund; Robert Höghielm; Michael Young; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Key words: vocational skills formation; vocationalization; apprenticeship; communities of practice; “legitimate; peripheral participation”; ethnographic approach; primary schooling; informal economy; task; Stadi za Kazi Vocational Skill ; education for self-reliance; boundary objects; artisan; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore the relationship between school and working life in Tanzania; what goes on inside school in relation to what goes on outside. The focus is on vocational skills formation by which is understood the process whereby individuals develop skills necessary for everyday life and gainful employment. READ MORE