Search for dissertations about: "educational philosophy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 70 swedish dissertations containing the words educational philosophy.

  1. 1. Critical Thinking in Scholarship: : Meanings, Conditions and Development

    Author : Eva Brodin; Lennart Svensson; Åsa Lindberg-Sand; Pedagogik; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; critical thinking; scholarship; higher education; hermeneutic phenomenology; epistemology; educational philosophy; history of philosophy; Education; Pedagogik; Theory of science; Vetenskapsteori; Pedagogik; Pedagogics; Pedagogy and didactics; Phenomenology; Hermeneutic Phenomenology; Higher Education; Critical Thinking; Scholarship; Fenomenologi; didaktik;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore the phenomenon of critical thinking in scholarship as regards its meanings, conditions, and development using a hermeneutic phenomenological approach. This exploration takes its departure in ancient Greece, following a historical movement of the phenomenon up to present day perspectives on critical thinking, revealing a range of different meanings and conditions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Time, justice and the future of mobility : Essays in philosophy of transport

    Author : Maria Nordström; Karin Edvardsson Björnberg; Sven Ove Hansson; Muriel Beser Hugosson; Anders Karlström; Ibo van de Poel; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; transport justice; mobility; accessibility; philosophy of the city; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis in philosophy consists of an introduction and five papers on three themes related to transport: valuations of time, the metric of transport justice, and future mobility solutions. The first paper analyses the properties of time as an economic resource taking into account literature on behaviour concerning time. READ MORE

  3. 3. What the Right to Eduation Is, and What It Ought to Be : Towards a Social Ontology of Eduction as a Human Right

    Author : Christian Norefalk; Johan Dahlbeck; Johan Brännmark; Tristan McCowan; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Education; Human Rights; Social Ontology; Ameliorative conceptual analysis;

    Abstract : During the second half of the 20th century education has been recognized as a human right in several international conventions, and the UN also holds that “Education shall be free” and that “Elementary education shall be compulsory” (UN, 1948, Article 26).The education-as-a-human right-project could be viewed as a good intention of global inclusion in recognizing that all individuals have a right to education in virtue of being humans, and the idea of education as a human right thus has a tremendous global significance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Educational imaginaries : a genealogy of the digital citizen

    Author : Lina Rahm; Andreas Fejes; Henrik Nordvall; Pelle Snickars; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Popular education; non-formal adult education; computer policy; computer history; educational history; educational imaginaries; digital citizenship; problematizations; genealogy; Folkbildning; datapolitik; utbildningshistoria; datorhistoria; sociotekniska föreställningar; digitalt medborgarskap; problematiseringar; genealogi;

    Abstract : This thesis makes use of a genealogical approach to map out and explainhow and why computers and citizenship have become so closely connected.It examines the historical continuities and disruptions, and the role thatpopular education has played in this interrelation. READ MORE

  5. 5. What makes good educational software?

    Author : Björn Sjödén; Kognitionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; educational technology; educational software; teachable agents; learning; assessment;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates educational software: computer software applications which serve to support teachers and improve learning outcomes for students. It aims to delineate the field of educational technology research as an interdisciplinary field and exemplify some of the methods used for approaching the many research questions that arise from asking what makes good educational software. READ MORE