Search for dissertations about: "impact of ICT in education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words impact of ICT in education.

  1. 1. The role of ICT in the shift towards student-centred learning in higher education : Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique: A case study

    Author : Xavier Muianga; Henrik Hansson; Jarkko Suhonen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ICT; student-centred learning; pedagogical innovation; educational models; factors in ICT implementation; professional development; higher education; developing countries; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : Over recent decades, there has been a significant rise in the use of information and communication technology (ICT) and a greater emphasis on student-centred learning (SCL) in higher education all over the world. The introduction of ICT- and SCL-based approaches is intended to improve the quality of teaching and learning to better prepare students for the 21st century workplace. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enhancing Physics Learning through Instruction, Technical Vocabulary and ICT : A Case of Higher Education in Rwanda

    Author : Joseph Rusanganwa; Ingrid Andersson; Sven Andersson; Berner Lindström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Tertiary education; language shift; EFL; physics technical vocabulary; CALL; software encoding; social constructivist theory; cognitive theory of learning with multimedia; ICT tools; transforming learning; Rwanda; Högre utbildning; förändrad språkpolitik; engelskt fackspråk inom fysik; CALL; konstruktion av mjukvara; socialkonstruktivistisk och kognitiv teori; lärande med multimedia; IKT; transformering av lärande; Rwanda;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of this thesis is to explore how teaching and learning in tertiary education is performed in times of change both in language policy and learning approaches. The study takes social constructivist and socio-cultural theories as its major points of departure. READ MORE

  3. 3. Education for All in Sri Lanka : ICT4D Hubs for Region-Wide Dissemination of Blended Learning

    Author : Peter Mozelius; Henrik Hansson; Sutinen Erkki; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ICT4D; ICT4D hubs; Digital divide; Sri Lanka; Blended learning; Education for All; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : ICT4D, here defined as the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in developing regions, can be seen as one of the most powerful and cost efficient ways to improve the standard of living in the developing world. Many regions in Asia have shown a rapid but heterogeneous development where information technology had a drastic impact on development but often with the problems related to ICT4D 1. READ MORE

  4. 4. Longing to belong : deaf and hard of hearing young adults’ social interaction, social relationships, and identity

    Author : Sylvia Olsson; Munir Dag; Christian Kullberg; Carin Roos; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : This thesis gives an insight about the impact of hearing loss on young adults as they function in daily life. Young adults with hearing loss included in the thesis can convey a very central perspective that can have an impact on a change in interventions and treatment in school life, working life and even in their leisure time. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Triple Helix of Learning Processes - How to cultivate learning, communication and collaboration among distance-education learners

    Author : Eva Rydberg Fåhraeus; KTH; []
    Keywords : Distance education; collaborative learning; Computer-supported collaborative learning; CSCL; information and communication technology; ICT; forum system; learning processes;

    Abstract : This work focuses on collaborative learning and how it canbe applied and supported in distance education. Previous workindi-cates that distance learners experience more loneliness,technical problems and lack of stimulation than face-to-facelearners do. Collaboration with peers may improve the feelingof connectedness and engagement. READ MORE