Search for dissertations about: "educational technology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 375 swedish dissertations containing the words educational technology.

  1. 1. Consolidating concepts of technology education : From rhetoric towards a potential reality

    Author : Andrew Doyle; Lena Gumaelius; Niall Seery; Donal Canty; Eva Hartell; Kay Stables; KTH; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Technology education; enacted practice; Pedagogical Content Knowledge PCK ; teacher conceptions; and; Nature of Technology.; Teknikvetenskapens lärande och kommunikation; Education and Communication in the Technological Sciences;

    Abstract : The thesis focuses on the relationship between international rhetoric and classroom realities in technology education. For some time there has been widespread recognition that the intended goals for learning in the subject area have failed to manifest in enacted practices as envisioned. READ MORE

  2. 2. To know a subject - Teachers' views about the subject of technology : How the subject of technology is described and approached by teachers in the lower secondary school

    Author : Birgit Fahrman; Inga-Britt Skogh; Lena Gumaelius; Per Norström; Kilbrink Nina; KTH; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Technology education; experienced technology teachers; novice technology teachers; compulsory school; Teknikvetenskapens lärande och kommunikation; Education and Communication in the Technological Sciences; Teknik och lärande; Technology and Learning;

    Abstract : For teaching to be successful, teachers must be well-educated and have knowledge in many different fields. With a combination of solid subject knowledge, good teaching skills and the ability to balance these qualities, teachers can support students’ learning. READ MORE

  3. 3. Educational Software in Engineering Education

    Author : Ramon Garrote Jurado; Max Scheja; Michael Christie; Nabil Zary; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Higher Education; E-learning; Learning Management Systems; Engineering Education; Educational Technology; Pedagogical Use of ICT; Staff Development; Developing Countries; pedagogik; Education; Teacher Education and Education Work;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the quality of engineering education and the accessibility of education worldwide by promoting computer-enhanced teaching and learning. It uses the epistemology of John Dewey (1859-1952) and the action research methodology first advanced by Kurt Lewin (1890-1947). READ MORE

  4. 4. Designing for added pedagogical value : A design-based research study of teachers’ educational design with ICT

    Author : Jörgen Holmberg; Uno Fors; Göran Fransson; Jo Tondeur; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; added pedagogical value; design-based research; design framework; educational design; educational design research; EFL; ICT; teacher practice; TPACK; Information Society; informationssamhället; Innovative Learning;

    Abstract : In an increasingly digitized world teachers are expected to take on the role of educational designers and use ICT to design in ways that add pedagogical value to teaching and learning. This thesis adopts a design-based research (DBR) approach to: (a) explore and contribute to the educational design processes of teachers of English as a foreign language in their efforts to use ICT for added pedagogical value, (b) examine how ICT is used in educational designs to create/contribute to what the teachers and students describe as added value and (c) explore, problematize and refine DBR as a research approach. READ MORE

  5. 5. Framing perceived values of education : when perspectives of learning and ICTs are related

    Author : Lars Norqvist; Eva Leffler; Isa Jahnke; Roger Säljö; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Learning; ICTs; Education; Perceived value; Dialogue; Dialogic perspective; Perceived values of learning; Perceived values of education; Learning situations; Formal education; Non-formal education; Perceived value framework; Photo interviews; Formal learning; Non-formal learning; Informal learning; Information; Communication; Technology; ICT.; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work;

    Abstract : This thesis offers dialogue about the relations between learning and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). The dialogue is guided by the question of how to design education to increase perceived values of learning. READ MORE