Search for dissertations about: "science and technology education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 198 swedish dissertations containing the words science and technology education.

  1. 1. Letters & Bytes : Sociotechnical Studies of Distance Education

    Author : Francis Lee; Ulf Mellström; Boel Berner; Adrian Mackenzie; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; sociology of technology; distance education; education; history of education; correspondence education; Learning Objects; standardization; actor-network theory; associations; translation; dispositif; tekniksociologi; distansutbildning; utbildning; korrespondensundervisning; lärobjekt; standardisering; aktörsnätverks teori; översättning; associering; dispositif; Technology and social change; Teknik och social förändring; Sociology; Sociologi; History of technology; Teknikhistoria; Education; Pedagogik; Informatics and systems science; Informatik och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the social aspects of technology in distance education trough the lens of history – in the form of correspondence education – and a possible future – in the form of a project of technical standardization, Learning Objects. The studied cases form a reflexive tool that allows the present of distance education to be seen in perspective. READ MORE

  2. 2. Travelling through time : Students’ interpretation of evolutionary time in dynamic visualizations

    Author : Jörgen Stenlund; Lena Tibell; Konrad Schönborn; Niklas Gericke; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Evolution; visualization; time; learning; threshold; zooming;

    Abstract : Evolutionary knowledge is important to understand and address contemporary challenges such as loss of biodiversity, climate change and antibiotic resistance. An important aspect that is considered to be a threshold concept in teaching and learning about evolution is the time it involves. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stimulating the diffusion of environmental technologies through export

    Author : Wisdom Kanda; Olof Hjelm; Dzamila Bienkowska; Totti Könnölä; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Environmental Technology; Technology Diffusion; Export; Internationalisation;

    Abstract : Contemporary environmental problems represent complex societal challenges, and as these problems become increasingly global, the international diffusion of environmental technologies is essential. One way to diffuse technologies internationally is through export. READ MORE

  4. 4. Computer Science Project Courses : Contrasting Students’ Experiences with Teachers’ Expectations

    Author : Mattias Wiggberg; Mats Daniels; Lecia J. Barker; Tony Clear; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; computer science education; computer science student projects; computer science projects; computer science education research; phenomenography; learning; higher education; communities of practice; capstone projects; constructivism; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot datavetenskapens didaktik; Computer Science with specialization in Computer Science Education Research;

    Abstract : Including small or large project courses is widely recognized as important in preparing computer science students for a professional career. Typical examples are the capstone courses, which often are seen as the jewel in the crown since this is where students will bring their previous knowledge and skills together to show mastery of their craft. READ MORE

  5. 5. HOUSE MASTER SCHOOL: Career Model for Education and Training in Integrated and Sustainable Conservation of Built Environments

    Author : Erika Johansson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; transdisciplinary case study research; community action; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; sustainability science; organizational learning; triple helix; training; educational systems design; construction; lifelong learning; integrated conservation; socio-ecological approach; systemic approach; sustainable development; craftsmanship training; crafts; career and workforce development; action research; education;

    Abstract : Based on a participatory action research methodology and approach (AR), this dissertation explores the core theoretical problems and opportunities of education and learning for sustainable development (ESD) within the cross-disciplinary area of integrated and sustainable conservation of built environments. The main purpose has been to develop an epistemological framework for integrated lifelong learning, ethics and advanced research (R&D) and to provide a new sustainable education and career model for the field to be applied in the Dalecarlia region and on a national level within the Swedish construction industry at large; i. READ MORE