Search for dissertations about: "critical thinking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 143 swedish dissertations containing the words critical thinking.

  1. 1. Critical Thinking in Scholarship: : Meanings, Conditions and Development

    Author : Eva Brodin; Lennart Svensson; Åsa Lindberg-Sand; Pedagogik; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; critical thinking; scholarship; higher education; hermeneutic phenomenology; epistemology; educational philosophy; history of philosophy; Education; Pedagogik; Theory of science; Vetenskapsteori; Pedagogik; Pedagogics; Pedagogy and didactics; Phenomenology; Hermeneutic Phenomenology; Higher Education; Critical Thinking; Scholarship; Fenomenologi; didaktik;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore the phenomenon of critical thinking in scholarship as regards its meanings, conditions, and development using a hermeneutic phenomenological approach. This exploration takes its departure in ancient Greece, following a historical movement of the phenomenon up to present day perspectives on critical thinking, revealing a range of different meanings and conditions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Project work, independence and critical thinking

    Author : Anders Eklöf; Torgny Ottosson; Lars-Erik Nilsson; Per-Olof Erixon; Högskolan Kristianstad; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; project work; independence; individualisation; critical thinking; frame analysis; risk; uncertainty; Risk-society; Goffman;

    Abstract : This thesis studies how students do projects in a Swedish upper secondaryschool. The students have to produce products and at the same time provethem self as independent in relation to the teachers, and negotiate therequirements of the project setting and the written instructions within thegroup. READ MORE

  3. 3. On systems thinking in logistics management - A critical perspective

    Author : Magnus Lindskog; Martin Rudberg; Mattias Elg; Britta Gammelgaard; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Logistics management; Systems thinking; Systems theory; Systems approach; Critical; Interpretive; Actors;

    Abstract : Systems thinking. Systems theory. The systems approach. All these concepts have in various guises been claimed as central to logistics management, since its dawning in the mid twentieth century. READ MORE

  4. 4. Critical conversations : Constructing gender in career counselling

    Author : Camilla Rundberg; Monica Lindgren; Charlotte Holgersson; Tommy Jensen; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; career conversation; career counselling; constructing gender; gendered organization processes; antenarrative; Industrial Engineering and Management; Industriell ekonomi och organisation;

    Abstract : “Critical conversations” is an exploration of the process of constructing gender in a formal organizational process, namely the performance managementprocess. At the collaborative case company, the performance managementprocess is practiced in so called career conversations and the aim is to explore whether men and women are supported and encouraged differently inthese conversations, intended to develop employees’ careers? If so, how is thisdone? Could it contribute to an explanation of the systematic divergence ofcareer advancement for men and women over time and the late arrival of women, relative men, to executive suit. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards Critical Thinking Skills in Higher Education - The Case of English Courses at Swedish Universities

    Author : Evelina Johansson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Critical thinking; higher-order thinking; English as a foreign language; higher education; vocabulary size; L2 proficiency; constructive alignment; assessment tasks; learning outcomes;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigates higher-order thinking skills (HOTS) and critical thinking in English courses at Swedish universities. The rationale for investigating this topic is based on policy documents which state that students’ development of these skills is a goal in both Swedish and international higher education. READ MORE