Essays about: "Education"

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  1. 1. Leading the blind A cross-country analysis of the effect of transparency on environmental performance

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Pernilla Graversen; [2017-07-07]
    Keywords : Transparency; Environmental Performance; Environmental Performance; Education; Trade Openness; Corruption; Governance; Principal-Agent;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate whether government transparency has anindependent effect on environmental performance. Transparency is being promoted by policymakers and international institutions alike as a key feature of good governance withthe potential to enhance environmental performance. READ MORE

  2. 2. A case study of a small architecture start-up: Strategic considerations to aid innovation in the construction industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Adam Grufvisare; Mattias Karlsson; [2017-07-06]
    Keywords : construction innovation; project-based innovation; small and newly founded firms;

    Abstract : This paper examines innovation within the Swedish construction industry with the purpose of identifying key factors for small and/or newly founded firms to increase their innovative capacity and long-term competitiveness. The paper presents a theoretical framework of driving and hindering factors raised by the literature along with an introduction to the Swedish market and important segments on the market. READ MORE

  3. 3. Female Education and Gender Inequality - A study of Indian children´s enrolment and future outcomes

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Emelie Jönsson; Tina Nikkhoo; [2017-07-03]
    Keywords : India; son preferences; gender inequality; gender gap; income shock; education; enrolment; income; health;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to investigate the educational gender inequality and the differences among boys’ and girls’ educational attainment and outcomes in India. India is considered to be the most fast growing economy in the world but there are still major gaps between men and women, already apparent at young ages. READ MORE

  4. 4. Improving the Learning Process of Students with the Use of Automated Feedback for Software Design in E-learning Environments

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Aman Ghezai; Rob Bruinsma; [2017-06-22]
    Keywords : class diagram; UML; WebUML2; Feedback agent; E-learning;

    Abstract : In education feedback is generally regarded ascrucial for improving knowledge and is a significant factor inmotivating learning, but the process of providing timely andrelevant feedback in software design studies can be challenging.In this paper, we aimed at implementing an automated feedbackagent in a web-based UML class diagram editor for novicedesigners. READ MORE

  5. 5. “A WORLD-CLASS UNIVERSITY” A legitimation analysis of five Swedish universities’ information brochures in English

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Emelie Kauppala; [2017-06-08]
    Keywords : text analysis; discourse; higher education; CDA;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate how the University of Gothenburg, Lund University, Stockholm University, Umeå University and Uppsala University – five of the biggest universities in Sweden in terms of enrollment – legitimize Swedish higher education in their information brochures in order to attract international students. The study is mainly based on Theo van Leeuwen’s theory and model (2007) of legitimation, and a legitimation analysis is conducted with the aim of finding out which legitimation strategies the five universities use to explain and justify their practices. READ MORE