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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 33 avhandlingar innehållade orden adult learners.

  1. 1. Engagement, directed motivational currents, and second language learning : adult immigrant perspectives

    Författare :Manar Halwani; Kirk P. H. Sullivan; Eva Lindgren; Andrea Schalley; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Second language learning; motivation; engagement; Directed motivational currents DMCs ; engagement with language EWL ; adult learners; immigrant; refugee; professionals; language teaching and learning; språkdidaktik; Psychology; psykologi;

    Sammanfattning : The dissertation answers calls for the integration of motivation and engagement theory and research among highly educated adult-migrant language learners. Specifically, the purpose of this dissertation is to propose a model to describe the interactions between the motivation construct Directed Motivational Currents (DMCs) and the engagement construct Engagement with Language (EWL). LÄS MER

  2. 2. L’acquisition des Catégories Fonctionnelles : Étude comparative du développement du DP français chez des enfants et des apprenants adultes

    Författare :Jonas Granfeldt; Franska; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 2L1; L1; L2; DP; comparison; universal grammar; functional categories; bilingual children; adult learners; morphology; syntax; Rizzi; structural economy; categorial uniformity; transfer; definite article; elision; incorporation; maximal projections; heads; development; acquisition; French; Swedish; gender; number; agreement; triggers; French language; Franska språket;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with the development of the DP (the Determiner Phrase) in bilingual first (2L1) and in adult second (L2) language acquisition of French. The thesis shows that the children and the adult Swedish learners acquire syntactic categories differently: the children follow a structural economy principle in positing as small categories as possible (Rizzi, 1998). LÄS MER

  3. 3. Learner support for distance learners : A study of six cases of ICT-based distance education institutions in China

    Författare :Shuting Gao; Vinayagum Chinapah; Shangwu Zhao; Chang Zhu; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Learner support; student support; support services; peer support; learner center; collaborative learning; interaction; motivation; critical thinking; creative thinking; deep learning; higher order learning; group learning; small group work; Community of Inquiry CoI ; ICT-based distance learning; Radio and TV University; distance education; Web-based learning; e-Learning; adult education; higher education; International and Comparative Education; internationell och jämförande pedagogik;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis focuses on learner support in Chinese distance education. It draws a picture of Chinese modern distance education, covering the major issues in the field of learner support, and small group work as peer support. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Processbarhet på prov : Bedömning av muntlig språkfärdighet hos vuxna andraspråksinlärare

    Författare :Maria Eklund Heinonen; Ulla Börestam; Hanna Lehti-Eklund; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Swedish as a second language; processability theory; oral language testing; communicative language ability; morphological development; syntactical development; interaction; Scandinavian languages; Nordiska språk;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation concerns oral language tests from a grammatical perspective. Tests today are usually assessed based on a communicative approach to language, so it is interesting to see how great a significance the level of grammatical development of test takers has for their communicative competence in general. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Educational encounters with adult students in difficult learning situations

    Författare :Lisbeth Ohlsson; Pedagogik; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; difficult learning situations; Adult education; hidden potentials for learning; teacher-student interaction; dialogue and diagnosis; contextual analysis; metacognition; inclusive education; life-world; metakognition; kontextuell analys; dialog och diagnos; dolda resurser för lärande; livsvärldsperspektiv; interaktion mellan lärare och studerande; inkluderande undervisning; svåra lärandesituationer; vuxenutbildning;

    Sammanfattning : The present study is a retrospective investigation of the researcher’s pedagogic and psychological praxis in Municipal Adult Education in Sweden. At the time, the adult education unit in question had an outreaching project at Samhall, a state-owned company producing goods and services with an assignment from the government to provide meaningful work to employees with disabilities. LÄS MER