Search for dissertations about: "motivation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 770 swedish dissertations containing the word motivation.

  1. 1. Exercise and team rehabilitation in older people with dementia : applicability, motivation and experiences

    Author : Anna Sondell; Erik Rosendahl; Nina Lindelöf; Karin Hellström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dementia; Exercise; Rehabilitation; Residential Facilities; Postural Balance; Frail Elderly; Motivation; physiotherapy; fysioterapi;

    Abstract : The world’s population is aging. With the growing population of older people, dementia disorders are becoming increasingly common. Dementia disorders are progressive and include impairments in cognitive and physical function, which lead to increased risks of inactivity, falls, fractures, and comorbidity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Students as scientists : a study of motivation in the science classroom

    Author : Jenny Maria Hellgren; Magnus Österholm; Jim Ryder; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; motivation; emotions; experiences; authentic science; student-teacher-scientist partnership; secondary school; implementation; classroom; mathematics; self-determination theory; didactics of natural science; naturvetenskapens didaktik;

    Abstract : School science and mathematics have been criticized for being difficult, de-contextualised and teacher-centred. This thesis concerns student motivation in science and mathematics in secondary school, and in particular student motivation in relation to student-teacher-scientist partnerships (STSPs) and an authentic science task called the Medicine Hunt where students help scientists to find new antibiotics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Self-efficacy, Motivation and Approaches to Studying : A longitudinal study of Y and how engineering students perceive their studies and transition to work

    Author : Tomas Jungert; Elinor Edvardsson Stiwne; Lars Owe Dahlgren; Noel Entwistle; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Longitudinal study; approach to studying; motivation; self-efficacy; higher education; student influence; Longitudinell studie; studiesätt; motivation; self-efficacy; högre utbildning; studentpåverkan; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore the experiences of four cohorts of students from their first semester until one year after graduation, with the focus on how they perceive their opportunities to influence their study conditions transition to work. The study has a longitudinal design. READ MORE

  4. 4. Motion interactive games for children with motor disorders : motivation, physical activity, and motor control

    Author : Marlene Sandlund; Charlotte Häger; Eva Lindh Waterworth; Lena-Karin Erlandsson; Ann-Christin Eliasson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Children; parents; cerebral palsy; physical training; home training; motivation; physical activity; motor control; virtual reality; video games.; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : As motion interactive games have become more widespread the interest in using these games in rehabilitation of children with motor disorders has increased among both clinical professionals and the families of these children. The general aim of this thesis was to evaluate the feasibility of using interactive games in rehabilitation of children to promote motivation for practice, physical activity, and motor control. READ MORE

  5. 5. L3 Motivation

    Author : Alastair Henry; Christina Cliffordson; Frank Hardman; Högskolan Väst; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; L3 Motivation; foreign languages; L2 Motivational Self System; Pedagogik; Pedagogics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to study secondary school students' motivation to learn a second foreign language in addition to English. In addition to the empirical investigation of L3 motivation over a program of study and the testing of the widely-held assumption that L2 English impacts negatively on L3 motivation, the aim was also to contribute to the conceptual development of self-based motivation theory by examining the evolution and development of language-speaking/using selves, and by addressing the issue of interference between different self-guides. READ MORE