Search for dissertations about: "development evaluation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1797 swedish dissertations containing the words development evaluation.

  1. 1. Project Evaluation in Development Cooperation : A Meta-Evaluative Case Study in Tanzania

    Author : Mikiko Cars; Jan-Ingvar Löfstedt; Roy Carr-Hill; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; meta-evaluation; social programme evaluation theories and methodology; international development cooperation; development evaluation; community based approach; actor oriented approach; participatory monitoring and evaluation; responsive-constructivist evaluation; Tanzania; International education; Internationell pedagogik;

    Abstract : The research reported here is a meta-evaluative case study of project evaluation in the context of Official Development Cooperation (ODC) in the education sector in Tanzania, where the particular focus is on capturing the relative values attached to evaluation by various stakeholder groups.Perspectives from the constructivist paradigm are adopted, implying relativist ontology, subjectivist epistemology, and naturalistic interpretive methodology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Software Development Productivity : Evaluation and Improvement for Large Industrial Projects

    Author : Piotr Tomaszewski; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; software development productivity; evaluation; improvement;

    Abstract : Software development productivity can be improved by introducing improvements in many areas. In this thesis we investigate technology and process driven productivity improvements, i.e., productivity improvements that have sources in changes of technologies or in changes in development processes. READ MORE

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

    Author : Margareta Sjöström; Rolf Sjöström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  4. 4. National environmental evaluation systems : guiding towards sustainability?

    Author : Magnus Larsson; Anders Hanberger; Katarina Eckerberg; Daniel Larsson; Per Mickwitz; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; environmental evaluation; evaluation systems; evaluation use; sustainable development; program theory; stakeholders; environmental policy;

    Abstract : Background: Dealing with environmental threats is one of the largest, if not the largest, challenge contemporary societies face. One way to better deal with this challenge would be to produce knowledge that can be used to improve environmental work and environmental policy and thus ultimately contribute to sustainable development. READ MORE

  5. 5. (Dis)assembling Development : Organizing Swedish Development Aid through Projectification

    Author : David Scott; Malin Rönnblom; Tomas Mitander; Paul Stubbs; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Assemblage; Projectification; Development Aid; Power; Politics; Statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The rolling out of governing arrangements related to marketization and managerialization has characterized contemporary societies over the last decades, signaling a radical change in how governance is organized. A particular form of governing that has been given impetus during this transformation is the project. READ MORE