Search for dissertations about: "distance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1933 swedish dissertations containing the word distance.

  1. 1. Covering distance : essays on representation and political communication

    Author : Martin Karlsson; Joachim Åström; Stig Montin; Thomas Zittel; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; political representation; political communication; participatory initiatives; political blogging; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Political representatives’ democratic legitimacy rests on their ability to cover the distance between themselves and citizens. Representatives must avoid being perceived as distant and aloof from the needs and wishes of those they represent. READ MORE

  2. 2. Managing Distance : Small Firm Networks at the Geographic Margins

    Author : Alexandre Dubois; Brita Hermelin; Andrew Copus; Dimitris Skuras; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; globalisation; periphery; small firms; embeddedness; extralocal networks; proximity; kulturgeografi; Human Geography;

    Abstract : Small businesses located in the most sparsely populated and peripheral parts of Europe are frequently believed to be marginalised with respect to the processes of economic globalisation. This thesis proposes to explore an alternative perspective for understanding how small businesses that are located at the geographical margins engage with the globalised economy. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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 : 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

  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 : 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. 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 : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Higher and distance education; South Africa; ICT-based distance education; students; universities; technikons; facilitators lecturers; learning; internationell och jämförande pedagogik; International and Comparative Education;

    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