Sökning: "Education and Communication in the Technological Sciences"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 33 avhandlingar innehållade orden Education and Communication in the Technological Sciences.
Sammanfattning : There is an increasing need for education since the workforce of today is expected to be highly educated and continuously learn. Distance education is a powerful response to meet the growing need for education. Online education, here concisely defined as distance education mediated online, is the most common type of distance education. LÄS MER
2. Improving IT Integration for Higher Education Institutional Performance : Towards a Contextualised IT-Institutional Alignment Model
Sammanfattning : The integration of information technology (IT) into service delivery is currently seen as an innovative strategy to support the modernising of universities worldwide. However, in some institutions in developing countries, including Rwanda, IT has failed to add the intended value to university services, despite huge associated investments in IT. LÄS MER
3. New professionals and new technologies in new higher education? : Conceptualising struggles in the field
Sammanfattning : This thesis explores the practices and positionings of two groupings of professionals in UK higher education, ‘educational developers’ and ‘learning technologists’. It investigates the emergence of the groupings, and their professional paths and respective approaches to supporting teaching and learning. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to explore the meaning of technical knowing in primary technology education. This is done by identifying and describing ways of knowing in relation to specific content (so-called objects of learning) of the school subject of technology. LÄS MER
5. Languaging in virtual learning sites : studies of online encounters in the language-focused classroom
Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER