Search for dissertations about: "quality approaches in education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 swedish dissertations containing the words quality approaches in education.

  1. 1. Quality in higher education : approaches to its management and improvement

    Author : Robert Lundqvist; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Kvalitetsteknik; Quality Technology and Management;

    Abstract : Issues related to quality have received more attention in both society at large and higher education during the last decades. Concepts such as ‘Total Quality Management' and ‘continuous improvement' have become prevalent terms in the discussions around quality issues. READ MORE

  2. 2. Quality in Learning in Rwandan Higher Education : Different stakeholders’ perceptions of students’ learning and employability

    Author : Penelope B. Mbabazi; Andreas Fejes; Sofia Nyström; Lars-Owe Dahlgren; Martin Stigmar; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Students’ learning; employability; higher education; Rwanda; Studenters lärande; anställningsbarhet; högre utbildning; Rwanda;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to investigate quality in learning in higher education in Rwanda by focusing on students’ learning and their employability. This focus allows for an understanding of key challenges for Rwandan higher education to emerge, at a time when more and more students are enrolling. READ MORE

  3. 3. New professionals and new technologies in new higher education? : Conceptualising struggles in the field

    Author : Alison Hudson; Per-Olof Erixon; Gaby Weiner; Miriam David; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Higher education; technologies; technology; change; new professionals; academic practice.; Pedgogical work; Pedagogiskt arbete; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the practices and positionings of two groupings of professionals in UK higher education, ‘educational developers’ and ‘learning technologists’. It investigates the emergence of the groupings, and their professional paths and respective approaches to supporting teaching and learning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Teaching in an age of complexity : exploring academic change and development in higher education

    Author : Claire Englund; Anders D. Olofsson; Linda Price; Shirley Booth; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Higher Education; Academic Development; Educational Technology; Conceptions of Teaching and Learning; Cultural-Historical Activity Theory; Change and Development; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : Higher education (HE) has expanded and diversified at an unprecedented rate over the last two decades in response to a rapidly changing educational and political climate. Change and development are omnipresent, a constant part of university teachers’ sociocultural and organisational practice at multiple levels; the micro-level, the meso-level and the macro-level Against this background, the aim of this thesis is to gain a deeper understanding of the factors that influence academic change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Designing for eAssessment of higher order thinking : An undergraduate IT online distance education course in Sri Lanka

    Author : Hakim Usoof; Brian Hudson; Eva Lindgren; Gihan Wikramanayake; Priyantha Hewagamage; Patrick Dillon; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Learning; Assessment; Distance Education; Higher order thinking; Collaborative learning; Higher education; Plagiarism; Keystroke dynamics; pedagogik; Education; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work; computer and systems sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : Distance education has seen rapid growth over the recent decades. The rapid development of Information Communication Technology [ICT] has been one of the main drivers of this growth in distance education. However, distance education and ICT themselves posts challenges to both students and educators alike. READ MORE