Search for dissertations about: "understandings"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 271 swedish dissertations containing the word understandings.

  1. 1. Students working with a large software system : experiences and understandings

    Author : Jonas Boustedt; Michael Thuné; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot datavetenskapens didaktik; Computer Science with specialization in Computer Science Education Research;

    Abstract : This monograph describes an empirical study with the overall aim of producing insights about how students experience the subject Computer Science and its learning environments, particularly programming and software engineering.The research takes a start in the students' world, from their perspective, using their stories, and hence, we have chosen a phenomenographic approach for our research. READ MORE

  2. 2. Students' understandings of multiplication

    Author : Kerstin Larsson; Kerstin Pettersson; Paul Andrews; Lieven Verschaffel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Multiplication; students’ understanding; connections; multiplicative reasoning; models for multiplication; calculations; arithmetical properties; Mathematics Education; matematikämnets didaktik;

    Abstract : Multiplicative reasoning permeates many mathematical topics, for example fractions and functions. Hence there is consensus on the importance of acquiring multiplicative reasoning. READ MORE

  3. 3. Negotiating who the ’Other’ is : Care providers talk about caring for dying patients with migrant backgrounds

    Author : Pernilla Ågård; Sandra Torres; Hannah Bradby; Jonas Stier; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Professional care providers; patients with migrant backgrounds; end-of-life care; understandings; negotiations; talk; categorization; ethnic Otherness ; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Most research at the intersection of ethno-cultural minority patients and end-of-life care has been preoccupied with two types of problems: the underrepresentation of patients with an ethno-cultural minority background in end-of-life care and the challenges that these patients are believed to pose to the deliverance of high-quality and user-friendly care. When scholars have focused on these issues, they have tended to assume that it is ethno-cultural diversity as such that poses these problems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Belief & Desire: the Standard Model of Intentional Action — Critique and Defence

    Author : Björn Petersson; Praktisk filosofi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethics; Systematic philosophy; Michael Smith; David Hume; Donald Davidson; akrasia; 2nd order desires; reasons; understandings; intention; propositional content; tendency; desire; disposition; belief-desire model; motivation; aesthetics; metaphysics; epistemology; ideology; Praktisk filosofi; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi;

    Abstract : The scheme of concepts we employ in daily life to explain intentional behaviour form a belief-desire model (BD model), in which motivating states are sorted into two suitably broad categories. The BD model embeds a philosophy of action, i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Digital play in preschools : understandings from educational use and professional learning

    Author : Leif Marklund; Elza Dunkels; Kenneth Ekström; Åsa Bartholdsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; digital play; preschool; digitalisation; tablets; professional learning; professional development; early years; digital competence; literacy; workplace learning; preschool teachers; early childhood education; technology integration; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to improve knowledge on preschool teachers’ educational use of digital play and their professional learning about it. The thesis is focused on three questions; How can preschool teacher educational use of digital play be understood? How can the professional learning context of preschool teachers using digital play for educational purposes be understood? And, How can preschool teacher knowledge needs concerning educational use of digital play be understood?  The participants were preschool teachers who had started to introduce tablets and digital play in educational practice. READ MORE