Search for dissertations about: "distance learning technology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 swedish dissertations containing the words distance learning technology.

  1. 1. Design and use of mobile technology in distance language education : Matching learning practices with technologies-in-practice

    Author : Olga Viberg; Åke Grönlund; Mats Tegmark; Annika Andersson; Victor Kaptelinin; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; online distance education; mobile learning; mobile-assisted language learning; information systems artefact; design science research; learning practices; structuration; self-regulation; technology-in-practice; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys; Informations- och kommunikationsteknik; Information and Communication Technology; Informatik; Informatics;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the adaptation of formal education to people’s technology- use patterns, theirtechnology-in-practice, where the ubiquitous use of mobile technologies is central. The research question is: How can language learning practices occuring in informal learning environments be effectively integrated with formal education through the use of mobile technology? The study investigates the technical, pedagogical, social and cultural challenges involved in a design science approach. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Learning to learn in e-Learning : constructive practices for development

    Author : Annika Andersson; Åke Grönlund; Karin Hedström; Tim Unwin; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ICT4D; distance education; constructive learning practices; Structuration Theory; ICT; developing countries; e-learning; Informatics; Informatik; Informatik; Informatics;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns technology use in distance educations and learning practices related to this use. The research was carried out over the period 2005 to 2009 in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and has been reported in 6 published papers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Information Technology and Interaction in Learning

    Author : Nikos Mattheos; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Computer-assisted instructions; Datorstödd undervisning; Distance Learning; Tandläkarutbildning; User-computer interface; Human-Computer interaction; Problem-based learning; Computer communication networks;

    Abstract : Learning is an interactive process between the learner and thesurrounding structures, the so-called learning environment. Several typesof instructional interaction - such as the learner-tutor, the learner-learner, the learner-content, and recently, the learner-interface interactions - have been identified in higher education. READ MORE