Search for dissertations about: "ill-structured problem solving"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words ill-structured problem solving.

  1. 1. Wicked Problems in Engineering Education : Preparing Future Engineers to Work for Sustainability

    Author : Johanna Lönngren; Magdalena Svanström; Åke Ingerman; Tom Adawi; John Holmberg; Marie Paretti; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; wicked problem; engineering education; sustainability; phenomenography; assessment; rubric; design-based research; action research; perspective shift; ill-structured problems; problem-solving; didactics of natural science; naturvetenskapens didaktik; wicked problems;

    Abstract : Most engineering education today does not adequately prepare students to contribute to sustainability. For example, engineering students often do not learn how to address complex and ill-structured sustainability problems that involve different stakeholders, value conflicts,and uncertainty; such problems are also called wicked problems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Developing and Assessing Professional Competencies: a Pipe Dream? : Experiences from an Open-Ended Group Project Learning Environment

    Author : Mats Daniels; Arnold Pears; Michael Thuné; Steven Seidman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Computing education research; engineering education research; computer science; open-ended group project; professional competencies; action research; educational research framework; learning; communities of practice; constructivism; conceptual change; threshold concepts; problem based learning; ill-structured problem solving; international student collaboration; constructive controversy; reflection; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot datavetenskapens didaktik; Computer Science with specialization in Computer Science Education Research;

    Abstract : Professional competencies are explicitly identified in the primary learning outcomes for science and engineering degrees at many tertiary institutions.  Fulfillment of the requirements to equip our students with these skills, while formally acknowledged as important by all stakeholders, can be hard to demonstrate in practice. READ MORE

  3. 3. Continuous Finding Problems and Implementing Solutions in Health Care-Associated Infections : The Role of Infection Preventionists

    Author : Luís Fernando Irgang dos Santos; Magnus Holmén; Gerson Tontini; Fábio Gama; James Barlow; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health Care-Associated Infections; Infection Prevention and Control; Infection Preventionists; Problem-Finding and Problem-Solving Perspective; Implementation of Changes;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis aims to understand how infection preventionists (IPs) continuously find problems and implement solutions related to health care-associated infections (HAIs) in hospital settings.HAIs are infections acquired by patients during the process of care and are among the main causes of deaths worldwide. READ MORE