Search for dissertations about: "scaffolding"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 swedish dissertations containing the word scaffolding.

  1. 1. Developing Academic Literacies in Times of Change Scaffolding Literacies Acquisition with the Curriculum and ICT in Rwandan Tertiary Education

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Charles Karoro Muhirwe; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Academic literacies; English for Specific Purposes ESP ; scaffolding; curriculum embedment; ICT; tertiary education; Rwanda; Academic literacies; allmän engelska och engelskt fackspråk; stödjande redskap; integrerade läroplaner; IKT; högre utbildning; Rwanda;

    Abstract : Inspired by the Bologna Process and other globalising influences from modern higher education, and driven by policy reform for national development after the ravages of the 1994 conflict and genocide, Rwanda’s tertiary education has embarked on a number of policy reform for national development after the ravages of the 1994 conflict and genocide, Rwanda’s tertiary education has embarked on a number of policy reforms that have ushered in expectations, requirements and demands that call for both reinvigorated and new academic literacies in undergraduate study since 2007. With its aim of producing a highly skilled human resource as a panacea for Rwanda’s social and economic development deficits, the tertiary education curriculum is more than never before focused on outcomes that are linked to further education and the labour market. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making Room for Complexity in Group Collaborations: The Roles of Scaffolding and Facilitation

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Pia Andersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; action research; adult development; awareness; coaction; collective efficacy; complexity; group facilitation; hope; metacognition; methods for complex issues; scaffolding;

    Abstract : This thesis has a dual objective: the theoretical aim is to analyse how developmental scaffolding influences the way that group participants’ conceptions about societal issues of concern, appropriate goals and courses of action change as their awareness of the interconnectedness between different issues, conditions, causes and consequences increase. On a practical level, the thesis aims to contribute insights into the craft and role of facilitation for facilitators, project leaders, dialogue designers and other practitioners whose engagement in group processes involves scaffolding the understanding of issues that have a considerable degree of complexity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Orchestrating scaffolded outdoor mobile learning activities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Jalal Nouri; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mobile learning; orchestration; scaffolding; outdoor education; mobilt lärande; orkestrering; scaffolding; utomhuslärande; informationssamhället; Information Society;

    Abstract : Since the beginning of time, technological innovations have formed the basis for the development of society and supported the most fundamental societal features. The educational system is no exception. READ MORE

  4. 4. Digital technologies in preschool education The interplay between interactive whiteboards and teachers' teaching practices

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Maryam Bourbour Hosseinbeigi; Ann Quennerstedt; Gunilla Lindqvist; Sören Högberg; Sylvana Sofkova Hashemi; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Preschool Teachers; Digital Technologies; IWB; Teaching; Children; Preschools; Scaffolding; Mediational Means and Mediated Actions;

    Abstract : This thesis is aimed at exploring the ways in which a digital technology, the interactive whiteboard (IWB), interplays with preschool teachers’ teaching practices. In the literature and ongoing debates there are different claims about if and how digital technologies can contribute to children’s development and solving preschool educational challenges. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards Entrepreneurial Engineering Pedagogy: Exploring the Unsettled Trajectories of Entrepreneurial Projects

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Oskar Hagvall Svensson; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; entrepreneurship; project-based learning; engineering education; situated learning; pedagogical models; scaffolding;

    Abstract : Background: Contemporary perspectives on engineering education have featured repeated calls for development of entrepreneurial ways of practicing engineering among engineering graduates, and entrepreneurial engineering pedagogy has recently become a burgeoning research topic. Previous work on entrepreneurial engineering pedagogy has proposed engaging students in self-directedly framing and tackling of real-world projects, in connection to external stakeholders. READ MORE