Search for dissertations about: "widened participation"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words widened participation.

  1. 1. A Changing Experience communication and meaning-making in web-based teacher training

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Linda Reneland-Forsman; Växjö universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; course design; higher education pedagogy; mediated discourse analysis; meaning-making; mediation; teacher training; web-based learning; web-based teaching; widened participation; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; Pedagogik; Pedagogics;

    Abstract : This is a study of students’ meaning making in web-based higher education courses. Conditions for students meaning-making change when interaction technology is used to support educational practices. Widened Participation policy activities often use web-based programs to attract “new” groups of more experienced students. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sitting on the Fence – Critical Explorations of Participatory Practices in IT Design

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mittuniversitetet

    Author : Johanna Sefyrin; Mittuniversitetet.; [2010]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap; IT design; Participatory Design; feminist technoscience; participation; gender; power and knowledge relations; entanglements;

    Abstract : This thesis is about participation in IT design. The problem background that I have outlined is that information technologies have far reaching consequences for societies and for individuals, and that the design of information technologies is one among many practices that shape the world in which we live. READ MORE

  3. 3. Opening Higher Education: Discursive transformations of distance and higher education government

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis

    Author : Annika Bergviken Rensfeldt; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; distance and IT-based education; higher education; policy analysis; governmentality; discourse; bio-politics; space; self-technology;

    Abstract : This thesis takes as its starting point the 1990s and early 2000s political arguments for a more open and flexible Swedish higher education system. At this time, the issues of accessibility and participation were also brought into the debate by revitalized ideals of distance education. READ MORE