Search for dissertations about: "diffusion of information"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 305 swedish dissertations containing the words diffusion of information.

  1. 1. Virtual learning environments in higher education : a study of students' acceptance of educational technology

    Author : Christina Keller; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem; Informatics; Informatik;

    Abstract : Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) are fundamental tools for flexible learning in higher education, used in distance education as well as a complement to teaching on campus (blended learning). VLEs imply changing roles for both teachers and students. READ MORE

  2. 2. Virtual Learning Environments in Higher Education : A Study of User Acceptance

    Author : Christina Keller; Sven Carlsson; Birger Rapp; Fredrik Nilsson; Lars Svensson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; e-learning; web-based learning; virtual learning environment; technology acceptance; organisational learning; diffusion of innovations; Informatics; Informatik; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis was to create knowledge about factors influencing acceptance of virtual learning environments among academic staff and students in blended learning environments. The aim was operationalised by four research questions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improving IT Integration for Higher Education Institutional Performance : Towards a Contextualised IT-Institutional Alignment Model

    Author : Jean Claude Byungura; Henrik Hansson; Ulf Olsson; Masengesho Kamuzinzi; Jimmy Jaldemark; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IT integration; IT alignment; Alignment practices; Design science research; Innovation diffusion; Technology adoption; Institutional performance; Higher education; Artefact Evaluation; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : The integration of information technology (IT) into service delivery is currently seen as an innovative strategy to support the modernising of universities worldwide. However, in some institutions in developing countries, including Rwanda, IT has failed to add the intended value to university services, despite huge associated investments in IT. READ MORE

  4. 4. Organisational Adoption of Innovations : Management Practices and IT

    Author : Erik Lundmark; Alf Westelius; Nils-Göran Olve; Pär Mårtensson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Innovation; adoption; Non Profit Organisations; NPO; SME; ISO 9000; information technology; IT; ICT; communication; Technology Acceptance Model; TAM; Sport; Information technology; Informationsteknik; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem;

    Abstract : This thesis describes effects of use and reasons for using three different organisational innovations: ISO 9000, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and an administrative tool (the YAF-module) in the Swedish Sports Confederation’s system Swedish Sports Online. This is done through three separate studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Stimulating the diffusion of environmental technologies through export

    Author : Wisdom Kanda; Olof Hjelm; Dzamila Bienkowska; Totti Könnölä; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Environmental Technology; Technology Diffusion; Export; Internationalisation;

    Abstract : Contemporary environmental problems represent complex societal challenges, and as these problems become increasingly global, the international diffusion of environmental technologies is essential. One way to diffuse technologies internationally is through export. READ MORE