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Unpacking dominant discourses in higher education language policy
The overall purpose of the thesis is to investigate dominant discourses operating in the changing of HE concerning questions of language policy. It has been studied at a national level, analysing reports and government ...
Appropriating technologies in educational practices : studies in the contexts of compulsory education, higher education, and fighter pilot training
(Göteborg : Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis, 2004)
Information and communication technologies (ICT) are viewed as progressive technologies. Normally this view entails general assertions – in the future tense – that ICT will be the solu-tion to a wide variety of problems. ...
"Opening Higher Education:" Discursive transformations of distance and higher education government
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 ...
Geographical Mobility of the Tertiary Educated – Perspectives from Education and Social Space
The purpose of this research is to illuminate the complexity of measuring and understanding patterns of geographical mobility from higher education to employment. This is done by employing an educationally oriented social ...
Assessing writers, assessing writing: A dialogical study of grade delivery in Swedish higher education
Assessment feedback has been discussed as an important resource for providing students with a sense of their current performance relative to institutional expectations and with the information needed to close apparent gaps. ...