Search for dissertations about: "university level"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3796 swedish dissertations containing the words university level.

  1. 1. Learning Chemistry at the University level : Student attitudes, motivation, and design of the learning environment

    Author : C. Anders R. Berg; Johan Lithner; Lisbeth Lundahl; Helge Strömdahl; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : laboratory work; open experiments; attitude; university level; motivation; cognitive load; laboratory instruction styles; attitude change; design of learning situation; student questions.;

    Abstract : The main purpose of the research this thesis is based upon was to study students’ attitudes towards learning chemistry at university level and their motivation from three perspectives. How can students’ attitudes towards learning chemistry be assessed? How can these attitudes be changed? How are learning situations experienced by students with different attitude positions? An attitude questionnaire, assessing views of knowledge, learning assessments, laboratory activities, and perceived roles of instructors and student, was used to estimate students’ attitude positions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development of competence in biochemical experimental work : Assessment of complex learning at university level

    Author : Christina Bergendahl; Lena Tibell; Lisbeth Lundahl; Lars-Owe Dahlgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Teaching; experimental work; laboratory based project work; open experiments; biochemistry; life science; university level; action research; course design; aims and objectives; assessment; formative assessment; competence; complex learning; Didaktik; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik; biokemi; Biochemistry;

    Abstract : Biochemistry is part of life science: a fast developing multidisciplinary area. The overall aims of this thesis and the work underlying it were to find ways in which to develop competence in biochemistry at university level and to assess complex learning. A particular interest was the development of experimental work as a means to promote learning. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dual Careers of Swedish University Student-Athletes : A Synthesis of Holistic Developmental and Ecological Approaches

    Author : Lukas Linnér; Natalia Stambulova; Kristina Ziegert; Judy Van Raalte; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; dual career; student-athlete; university; holistic developmental approach; holistic ecological approach; and dual career assistance; dubbel karriär; elitidrottande student; universitet; holistiskt utvecklingsperspektiv; holistiskt ekologiskt perspektiv; och stödmodell;

    Abstract : The Swedish dual career (DC) system has a history of providing support at the gymnasium/upper secondary level since the early 1970s. Since 2012, there has been a call from the European Union to member states to develop a support provision throughout athletes’ DCs based on national research. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on technology adoption and political reform in developing countries

    Author : Johan Kiessling; Jakob Svensson; Toke Aidt; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The adoption of new technology plays a vital role in a developing country’s path to economic growth and better living conditions. The first chapter in this dissertation analyzes some of the determinants of the differences between countries in adoption levels of Internet and Communication Technologies (the “digital divide”). READ MORE

  5. 5. Stakeholder Influence in Higher Education : Old Ideas in New Bottles?

    Author : Catharina Bjørkquist; Michele Micheletti; Göran Sundström; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; higher education; stakeholding; influence; policy; practice; university; university college; institutional change; continuity; historical institutionalism; institutional legacy; Statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with how national higher education policy affects stakeholder influence in practice, i.e. how two selected higher education institutions, the University of Oslo and Telemark University College, have interpreted and adapted to national policy reforms. The aim of this dissertation is threefold. READ MORE