Search for dissertations about: "tertiary education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words tertiary education.

  1. 1. Contextualising studies in higher education : First-year experiences of studying and learning in engineering

    Author : Max Scheja; Noel Entwistle; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Contextualisation of studies; Engineering education; First-year experiences; Intentional analysis; Learning in higher education; Education; Pedagogik; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik;

    Abstract : The study aims at investigating students’ first-year experiences of studying and learning in tertiary engineering education. At the end of their first year 86 Swedish undergraduates of electrical engineering and computer science at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm were asked to reflect in writing on the conditions for studying and learning as they perceived them. READ MORE

  2. 2. Geographical mobility of the tertiary educated - Perspectives from education and social space

    Author : Aimee Haley; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social rörlighet genusaspekter; Högskoleutbildning; Arbetsmarknad; Regionala skillnader; Socialt rum; Education; Higher; Regional disparities; Labor market; Sverige; Högskoleutbildning; Rörlighet; Social rörlighet; Arbetsmarknad; Higher education; Mobility; Social mobility; Labour market;

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

    Author : Charles Karoro Muhirwe; Ingrid Andersson; Nigel John Musk; Martin Stigmar; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  4. 4. Assessment and Study Strategies : A study among Rwandan Students in Higher Education

    Author : Innocent Sebasaza Mugisha; Sven Andersson; Elisabeth Ahlstrand; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Higher Education; students’ conceptions of assessment; cue-seeking; studying the teacher; individual and group study strategies; alternative modes of assessment; Högre utbildning; studenters uppfattningar av bedömning; ‘cue-seeking’; individ- och gruppstrategier; alternativa bedömningsformer; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to gain understanding of students’ experiences of assessment and the study strategies they adopt in the context of Higher Education in Rwanda. The study is governed by questions on how students conceive their experiences with assessment in their courses, how they determine study strategies, and how they reflect on alternative ways of assessment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Value Creation as Educational Practice - Towards a new Educational Philosophy grounded in Entrepreneurship?

    Author : Martin Lackéus; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Assessment.; Education; Entrepreneurship; Educational Philosophy; Value Creation;

    Abstract : Purpose The role of entrepreneurship as a major engine for innovation, economic growth and job creation has made policymakers argue for infusing entrepreneurship into all levels of education. It is argued that citizens must develop their entrepreneurial skills in order to cope with our increasingly globalized, fast-paced and uncertain world. READ MORE