Search for dissertations about: "what is online education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the words what is online education.

  1. 1. Online teaching practices : Sociomaterial matters in higher education settings

    Author : Karin Bolldén; Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren; Ann-Marie Laginder; Åsa Mäkitalo; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Practice theory; sociomaterial; ICT; distance education; e-learning; online ethnography; internet research; higher education; virtual worlds; LMS; VLE; Praktikteori; sociomaterialitet; IKT; distansutbildning; e-lärande; onlineetnografi; internetforskning; högre utbildning; virtuella världar; LMS; VLE;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to describe and analyse online teaching practices in the Swedish higher education context. The study had an online ethnographic approach and was based on empirical data on the teaching in two university courses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning text talk online : Collaborative learning in asynchronous text based discussion forums

    Author : Monica Liljeström; Agneta Hult; Anders. D. Olofsson; Lars Svensson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Online learning; CSCL; online assessment; collaborative learning; peer assessment; peer review; folkbildning; Swedish liberal adult education online; higher education online; socio-cultural theory; asynchronous discussion forums; ADF; evaluation;

    Abstract : The desire to translate constructivist and sociocultural approaches to learning in specific learning activities is evident in most forms of training at current, not least in online education. Teachers worldwide are struggling with questions of how to create conditions in this fairly new realm of education for learners to contribute to the development of a good quality in their own and others' learning. READ MORE

  3. 3. Designing for Online Youth Counselling : Empowerment through Design and Participation

    Author : Sofia Lundmark; Ann-Carita Evaldsson; Gustav Lymer; Åsa Mäkitalo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Empowerment; Participation; Design practice; Participatory design projects; Norm-critical design; Norms in design; Ethnography; Ethnomethodology; Online youth counselling; Pedagogik; Education; Patologi; Pathology; Patologi; Pathology;

    Abstract : More and more people are using the internet to access various societal functions. In recent years, municipalities and private enterprises have increasingly begun to explore and develop internet-based services to support public health in general and to disseminate health information in particular. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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; Utbildning och lärande; Education and Learning;

    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

  5. 5. Learning as a patient : What and how individuals want to learn when preparing for surgery, and the potential use of serious games in their education

    Author : Brynja Ingadóttir; Tiny Jaarsma; Ingela Thylén; Bjöörn Fossum; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; knowledge expectations; learning; serious game; surgical patients; Kennslutölvuleikur; nám; sjúklingafræðsla; skurðsjúklingar; væntingar til fræðslu;

    Abstract : Introduction: Surgical patients need knowledge to participate in their own care and to engage in self-care behaviour in the perioperative period which is important for their recovery. Patient education facilitates such knowledge acquisition and several methods can be used to facilitate it, for example, face-to-face education and brochures or using information technology such as website or computer games. READ MORE