Search for dissertations about: "distance education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 90 swedish dissertations containing the words distance education.

  1. 1. Letters & Bytes : Sociotechnical Studies of Distance Education

    Author : Francis Lee; Ulf Mellström; Boel Berner; Adrian Mackenzie; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; sociology of technology; distance education; education; history of education; correspondence education; Learning Objects; standardization; actor-network theory; associations; translation; dispositif; tekniksociologi; distansutbildning; utbildning; korrespondensundervisning; lärobjekt; standardisering; aktörsnätverks teori; översättning; associering; dispositif; Technology and social change; Teknik och social förändring; Sociology; Sociologi; History of technology; Teknikhistoria; Education; Pedagogik; Informatics and systems science; Informatik och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the social aspects of technology in distance education trough the lens of history – in the form of correspondence education – and a possible future – in the form of a project of technical standardization, Learning Objects. The studied cases form a reflexive tool that allows the present of distance education to be seen in perspective. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learner support for distance learners : A study of six cases of ICT-based distance education institutions in China

    Author : Shuting Gao; Vinayagum Chinapah; Shangwu Zhao; Chang Zhu; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Learner support; student support; support services; peer support; learner center; collaborative learning; interaction; motivation; critical thinking; creative thinking; deep learning; higher order learning; group learning; small group work; Community of Inquiry CoI ; ICT-based distance learning; Radio and TV University; distance education; Web-based learning; e-Learning; adult education; higher education; International and Comparative Education; internationell och jämförande pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on learner support in Chinese distance education. It draws a picture of Chinese modern distance education, covering the major issues in the field of learner support, and small group work as peer support. READ MORE

  3. 3. ICT-based Distance Education : A Study of University Students’ Views and Experiences in Early Post-Apartheid South Africa

    Author : Jared O. Odero; Petros Gougoulakis; Ulf Fredriksson; Stewart Kowalski; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Higher and distance education; South Africa; ICT-based distance education; students; universities; technikons; facilitators lecturers; learning; International and Comparative Education; internationell och jämförande pedagogik;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this study was to investigate how the introduction of ICT into distance education at public institutions of higher learning in South Africa during the early post-apartheid period from 1994 to 2002, provided learning opportunities for students and facilitated the delivery of learning content. More explicitly, it examined and analyzed the views and experiences of students and course facilitators at selected higher education institutions, which provided ICT-based distance education. READ MORE

  4. 4. How were high-pressure rocks exhumed in Naxos, Greece?

    Author : Alexandre Peillod; Uwe Ring; Johannes Glodny; Alasdair Skelton; Joakim Mansfeld; Jaroslaw Majka; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; extrusion wedge Naxos petrology metamorphism; Mineralogy; Petrology and Geochemistry; mineralogi; petrologi och geokemi;

    Abstract : Combining petrological and geochronological data we were able to show that rocks in south Naxos completed a full blueschist-/greenschist-facies metamorphic loop in about 10 Myr, distinctly faster than hitherto believed. We show that the high-pressure rocks reached peak pressure (16.3±0.9 kbar - 619 ±32°C) between 40. READ MORE

  5. 5. Learning to be at a distance : structural and educational change in the digitalization of medical education

    Author : Fanny Pettersson; Anders D. Olofsson; Tor Söderström; Christina Ljungberg; Andreas Lund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Distance education; medical education; medical program; regionalized medical program; rural clinical school; digitalization; digital technologies; technology-enhanced learning; TEL; cultural-historical activity theory; CHAT; transition; transformation; conflicts; contradictions; dominant- non-dominant activities; levels of learning; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : As an expression of current challenges faced by contemporary societies, past decades have witnessed heavy demands for higher education to change and transform. One key question here has been the increased digitalization of higher education. READ MORE