Search for dissertations about: "laboratory based project work"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the words laboratory based project work.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Expansive design for teachers : An activity theoretical approach to design and work integrated learning

    Author : Dennis Augustsson; Åsa Mäkitalo; Thomas Winman; Anne Edwards; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Participatory design; Activity theory; Expansive learning; Teaching; Professional development; Education; Work Integrated Learning; Arbetsintegrerat lärande; Utbildningsvetenskap; Educational science;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how Participatory Design (PD) and Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) can be combined and used as a theoretical framework and methodology in a professional development activity for teachers. A shift in the way we view teachers, from implementors to designers who actively construct, invent, and develop the practice of schooling also calls for changes in teacher education and professional development activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluation of thermal comfort of head gear : a method to measure heat transfer characteristics

    Author : Xiaoxiong Liu; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industrial Work Environment; Industriell produktionsmiljö;

    Abstract : This study was carried out within the research project "Thermal properties of protective helmets - improvement, validation and standardization of a measurement method" which was a continuation of a research project being carried out since 1992 at the Division of Industrial Ergonomics, Department of Human Work Sciences, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden, with co-operation of the Department of Ergonomics, National Institute for Working, Life (NIWL), Solna, Sweden. A method was developed for measuring the evaporative heat transfer properties of helmets, based on the results of a thorough literature survey. READ MORE

  4. 4. Methods to Prepare DNA for Efficient Massive Sequencing

    Author : Sverker Lundin; Joakim Lundeberg; Harold Swerdlow; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; DNA; Massive sequencing; Next Generation Sequencing; Library Preparation; Barcoding; Multiplexing;

    Abstract : Massive sequencing has transformed the field of genome biology due to the continuous introduction and evolution of new methods. In recent years, the technologies available to read through genomes have undergone an unprecedented rate of development in terms of cost-reduction. READ MORE

  5. 5. Haptic and visual simulation of material cutting process : a study focused on bone surgery and the use of simulators for education and training

    Author : Magnus G. Eriksson; Jan Wikander; Ingela Nyström; KTH; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; surgical simulation; virtual reality; haptic feedback; surgical training; medical simulators; metrics; 3D visualization; Medical technology; Medicinsk teknik;

    Abstract : A prototype of a haptic and virtual reality simulator has been developed for simulation of the bone milling and material removal process occurring in several operations, e.g. temporal bone surgery or dental milling. The milling phase of an operation is difficult, safety critical and very time consuming. READ MORE