Search for dissertations about: "thesis about virtual learning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis about virtual learning.

  1. 1. Learning 'theory' at university and 'practice' in the workplace : A problematisation of the theory-practice terminology that the dualistic design of Work-integrated Learning institutionalises

    Author : Ville Björck; Kristina Johansson; Tomasz Szkudlarek; Göran Lassbo; Andreas Fejes; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Work-integrated Learning; theory-practice terminology; dualism; discourse analysis; genealogy; third place; Work Integrated Learning; Arbetsintegrerat lärande;

    Abstract : Work-integrated Learning (WIL) is a label for a form of higher education whose usual design in many degree programmes involves splitting students' education into on-campus training and work placements. This thesis focuses on a theory-practice terminology that is reflected in this WIL design and spreads a dualistic thinking with a basic message. READ MORE

  2. 2. Virtual Learning Environments in Higher Education : A Study of User Acceptance

    Author : Christina Keller; Sven Carlsson; Birger Rapp; Fredrik Nilsson; Lars Svensson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; e-learning; web-based learning; virtual learning environment; technology acceptance; organisational learning; diffusion of innovations; Informatics; Informatik; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis was to create knowledge about factors influencing acceptance of virtual learning environments among academic staff and students in blended learning environments. The aim was operationalised by four research questions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Languaging in virtual learning sites : studies of online encounters in the language-focused classroom

    Author : Giulia Messina Dahlberg; Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta; Mats Tegmark; Sylvi Vigmo; David Malinowski; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; virtual learning sites; synchronous computer mediated communication; Pedagogik; Education; Education and Learning; Utbildning och lärande;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses upon a series of empirical studies which examine communication and learning in online glocal communities within higher education in Sweden. A recurring theme in the theoretical framework deals with issues of languaging in virtual multimodal environments as well as the making of identity and negotiation of meaning in these settings; analyzing the activity, what people do, in contraposition to the study of how people talk about their activity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Virtual learning environments in higher education : a study of students' acceptance of educational technology

    Author : Christina Keller; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem; Informatics; Informatik;

    Abstract : Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) are fundamental tools for flexible learning in higher education, used in distance education as well as a complement to teaching on campus (blended learning). VLEs imply changing roles for both teachers and students. READ MORE

  5. 5. Learning to reason in environmental education: Digital tools, access points to knowledge and science literacy

    Author : Emma Edstrand; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Learning and digital tools; Digital tools and environmental education; Learning about climate change; Access points to scientific understanding; Science literacy; Science literacy and digital tools; Socioscientific issues; Inquiry learning; Sociocultural perspectives on learning;

    Abstract : Digital technologies and environmental education represent two rather new areas in school curricula. The background of the present research is an interest at the inter-section between how students learn about environmental issues (e.g., climate change) and the role digital technologies may play in such contexts. READ MORE