Search for dissertations about: "outcomes assessment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 369 swedish dissertations containing the words outcomes assessment.

  1. 1. ICT and formative assessment in the learning society

    Author : Bertil Roos; David Hamilton; Yngve Troye Nordkvelle; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; assessment; internet; ICT; learning; constructivism; formative assessment; constructivist assessment; feedback; examination; on-line; cybernetic; e-learning; learning society; Pedagogik; Education; Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : In the 1930s and 1940s, less than one percent of the Swedish population were in higher education. By the beginning of 1990s this proportion had reached 2.4%. During the 1990s, however, a new economic current flowed in Swedish higher education. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessment in Multilingual Schools : A comparative mixed method study of teachers’ assessment beliefs and practices among language learners - CLIL and migrant students

    Author : Helena Reierstam; Ulf Fredriksson; Eva Eliasson; Meeri Hellstén; John Airey; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Assessment; content and language integrated learning; CLIL; newly-arrived students; teacher beliefs; language policy; academic language; subject content; fairness; equity; validity; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : This thesis presents the results from two research projects on teachers’ assessment beliefs and practices in multilingual education. Study I involved teachers of biology, history or English as a foreign language (EFL) in Swedish upper secondary Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) schools, grades 10-12, where English is used as the medium of instruction. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessment of assistive technology : outcomes, costs and quality

    Author : Ursula Hass; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Technology assessment aims at providing information about costs and effects, in order to support decision making and resource allocation. The purpose of this thesis is to, through empirical studies on assistive technologies, investigate the contribution of various kinds of outcome measures, and provide knowledge about outcomes, costs and quality of services. READ MORE

  4. 4. Setting occupational exposure limits : Practices and outcomes of toxicological risk assessment

    Author : Linda Schenk; Christina Rudén; Alan Boobis; Michael Gilek; KTH; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Assessment Factor; DNEL; Euroepan Union; Occupational Exposure Limit; REACH; Risk Assessment; Regulatory Toxicology; SCOEL; Uncertainty Factor; Toxicology; Toxikologi;

    Abstract : Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs) are used as an important regulatory instrument to protect workers’ health from adverse effects of chemical exposures. The main objective of this thesis is to study risk assessment practices in the setting of OEL in order to produce knowledge that will help improve the consistency and transparency of OELs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Occupational performance in school settings : evaluation and intervention using the school AMPS

    Author : Michaela Munkholm; Anne G. Fisher; Britta Löfgren; Curt Hagquist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational therapy; Assessment; Rasch measurement; Children; schoolwork performance; Differential item functioning; Differential test funktioning; Outcomes; Efficacy of intervention; school-based practice; instrument development; Occupational therapy; Arbetsterapi; Occupational therapy; arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : Background: This thesis is was designed to evaluate aspects of reliability and validity of the School Version of the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (School AMPS) (Fisher, Bryze, Hume, & Griswold, 2007), an observation-based evaluation of quality of occupational performance when children perform schoolwork tasks in school settings. The long term goal was to contribute to knowledge about children at risk or with mild disabilities who experience difficulties with occupational performance in school settings, and describe how the School AMPS can be used when a true top−down process of planning and implementing school-based occupational therapy services is implemented in a Swedish context. READ MORE