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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 160 avhandlingar innehållade orden adult learning.
1. 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
Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis is a collection of five independent but closely related studies. The overall purpose is to approach the analysis of learning outcomes from a perspective that combines three major elements, namely lifelonglifewide learning, human capital, and the benefits of learning. LÄS MER
3. Learner support for distance learners : A study of six cases of ICT-based distance education institutions in China
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. Readiness or resistance? : Newly arrived adult migrants' experiences, meaning making, and learning in Sweden
Sammanfattning : This thesis is about newly arrived adult migrants’ meaning making and learning in Swedish society during the two years’ introduction period, after they have received the residence permit. I have specifically studied Arabic speaking adults’ meaning making and learning, by carrying out observations and individual in-depth interviews with 12 migrants. LÄS MER
5. Shaped for beauty : Vocational and gendered subjectivities in private education for the beauty industry
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to answer the question: How are vocational, gendered subjectivities produced in vocational education for the beauty industry? Drawing on Foucault and poststructural feminist theory, this question is answered in four papers, in which the material consists of beauty-school recruitment and marketing material, interviews with skin and spa therapy students and observations of practical skin and spa therapy training. These are educational arrangements that are closely bound to the economic sector of the beauty industry, and they have remained remarkably unexplored. LÄS MER