Search for dissertations about: "educational level"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 483 swedish dissertations containing the words educational level.

  1. 1. Adding Challenge to a Teachable Agent in a Virtual Learning Environment

    Author : Camilla Kirkegaard; Agneta Gulz; Annika Silvervarg; Björn Johansson; Lena Pareto; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; educational technology; educational software; teachable agents; learning;

    Abstract : The topic of this thesis concerns what happens when challenging behavior is added to a teachable agent in a virtual learning environment. The aim of adding challenging behavior to teachable agents is to encourage students to engage in learning behaviors, improve their motivation and engagement, which may result in a deeper level of comprehension and an improved learning experience. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development of competence in biochemical experimental work : Assessment of complex learning at university level

    Author : Christina Bergendahl; Lena Tibell; Lisbeth Lundahl; Lars-Owe Dahlgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Teaching; experimental work; laboratory based project work; open experiments; biochemistry; life science; university level; action research; course design; aims and objectives; assessment; formative assessment; competence; complex learning; Didaktik; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik; biokemi; Biochemistry;

    Abstract : Biochemistry is part of life science: a fast developing multidisciplinary area. The overall aims of this thesis and the work underlying it were to find ways in which to develop competence in biochemistry at university level and to assess complex learning. A particular interest was the development of experimental work as a means to promote learning. READ MORE

  3. 3. Educational choices of the future : a sociological inquiry into micro-politics in education

    Author : Goran Puaca; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Educational choice; Micro-politics; Want-formation; Habitus; Identity;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how students’ practical considerations for future choices in education and occupations correspond to policy objectives of socially productive educational choices. This is conveyed through the primary aim of analyzing the correspondence between on the one hand educational policy intentions and on the other hand students’ educational choices and the social and cultural conditions that structure them. READ MORE

  4. 4. Education and Fertility : Dynamic Interrelations between Women’s Educational Level, Educational Field and Fertility in Sweden

    Author : Karin Tesching; Gunnar Andersson; Ronald R. Rindfuss; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; education; educational level; educational field; fertility; Sweden; demografi; Demography;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses three aspects of the link between a woman’s educational trajectory and her childbearing behaviour. Special attention is paid to educational field as a further dimension of education next to educational enrolment and educational level. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding virtual speakers

    Author : Jens Nirme; The Educational Technology Group; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Verbal Comprehension; Multimodality; Audiovisual integration; Gesture; Educational Technology;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses how verbal comprehension is affected by seeing the speaker and in particular when the speaker is an animated virtual speaker. Two people visually co-present – one talking and the other listening, trying to comprehend what is said – is a central and critical scenario whether one is interested in human cognition, communication or learning. READ MORE