Search for dissertations about: "complexity , community development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 swedish dissertations containing the words complexity , community development.

  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. Stakeholder Participation in Property Development

    Author : Carlos Martínez-Ávila; Avdelningen för Byggproduktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Stakeholder; Participation; property development; Sustainable development;

    Abstract : The traditional representation of urban property as a technical exercise of market analysis, valuation and investment appraisal fails to link urban property development to the general notions of sustainable development and thus the connection to environmental, economic and social aspects of sustainable urban development. Knowledge of the social processes in the production and use of the built environment, specifically in land and property development processes, is vital to understand the complexity of urban development and thus to assist the management of urban development processes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Multilingual literacy among young learners of North Sámi : contexts, complexity and writing in Sápmi

    Author : Hanna Outakoski; Mikael Vinka; Kirk P. H. Sullivan; Eva Lindgren; Kenneth Hyltenstam; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; bilingualism; complexity; Continua of Biliteracy; diversity; global North; keytroke logging; learners; literacy; Nordic Countries; North Sámi; Sápmi; school; writing; finsk-ugriska språk; Finno-Ugric Languages;

    Abstract : This thesis presents an investigation of the complexities of the immediate, ideological, educational, and societal contexts for literacy development among North Sámi learners between the ages of 9 and 15 who live in Northern Finland, Norway and Sweden in the central regions of Sápmi. Further, this thesis focuses on one area of literacy, namely writing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reconstruction planning in post-conflict zones : Bosnia and Herzegovina and the international community

    Author : Tigran Hasic; Göran Cars; Wakter Leal Filho; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; reconstruction planning; post-conflict zones; bosnia and herzegovina; international community; complexity and systems thinking; grounded theory; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The history of mankind has been plagued by an almost continuous chain of various armed conflicts - local, regional, national and global - that have caused horrendous damage to the social and physical fabric of cities. The tragedy of millions deprived by war still continues. READ MORE

  5. 5. HOUSE MASTER SCHOOL: Career Model for Education and Training in Integrated and Sustainable Conservation of Built Environments

    Author : Erika Johansson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; transdisciplinary case study research; community action; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; sustainability science; organizational learning; triple helix; training; educational systems design; construction; lifelong learning; integrated conservation; socio-ecological approach; systemic approach; sustainable development; craftsmanship training; crafts; career and workforce development; action research; education;

    Abstract : Based on a participatory action research methodology and approach (AR), this dissertation explores the core theoretical problems and opportunities of education and learning for sustainable development (ESD) within the cross-disciplinary area of integrated and sustainable conservation of built environments. The main purpose has been to develop an epistemological framework for integrated lifelong learning, ethics and advanced research (R&D) and to provide a new sustainable education and career model for the field to be applied in the Dalecarlia region and on a national level within the Swedish construction industry at large; i. READ MORE