Essays about: "21st century skills"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words 21st century skills.

  1. 1. Is constructivism a prerequisite to unlock the power of web based platforms in teacher training? : A case study on the enablers for web based learning platforms for teacher training in Cambodia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Maria Natasha Peacock; [2019]
    Keywords : constructivism; connectivism; least developed countries LDCs ; teacher training; education technology ed-tech ; pedagogy; 21st century skills; cMOOCs; TPACK;

    Abstract : This case study, executed in school network driven by a private foundation for underprivileged children in Cambodia, provides a perspective from a unique situation of technology enablement in an environment with a predominantly instructivist teaching tradition.   The said environment is strongly influenced by private sector donors with strong constructivist traditions and expectations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Why Open Data Applications fail : A multiple case study of five Swedish open data applications

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Adrian Bratteby; [2019]
    Keywords : open data; open data application; public sector; citizen innovation; startup failure; business model; public goods; öppna data; öppna data applikationer; open data applications; offentlig sektor; medborgarddriven innovation; startup-misslyckanden; affärssmodeller; kollektiva varor;

    Abstract : In the 21st century data has become a very valuable resource, being collected by individuals, companies, organizations and governments. Unfortunately, as more and more data is being collected, more time is also spent on locking it up, centralizing power and knowledge to a few actors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Perceived impacts of Cloud Computing adoption on the role of an IT department of a higher institution in a developing country.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Stephen Adebayo; [2019]
    Keywords : Cloud Computing; Adoption; Impacts; ICT department; Tertiary Education Institution; Qualitative Research; Semi-structured interviews.;

    Abstract : Cloud computing popularity has continued to be on the increase side, and it has been significant contributory factor to the of 24/7 365 days business culture of the digital 21st century where data and data centers are accessed via the internet through any connected device, anytime and from anywhere. Higher Education Institutions (HEI) or Tertiary Education Institution (TEI) are also among organisations, medium and large, that are tapping into this trend by gradually adopting this technology to reduce their high budgets in the prevailing face of financial shortage. READ MORE

  4. 4. Human capital and labour immigration to Europe: Retrospective study of policy outcomes of the Blue Card Directive

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Leevi Lindholm; [2019]
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    Abstract : This research paper focuses on the success of policy outcomes of the Directive, by illustrating the change in the European Union’s (EU) migration statistics after the implementation in 2011. This is done by implementing the concepts of knowledge based economy with the theory of human capital. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cosmopolitan Soft Skills : Capturing the Toolkit Fostering Human Flourishing by an Intersecting of Theory and Empirical Data

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik

    Author : Blanka Rósa; [2019]
    Keywords : flourishing; cosmopolitan soft skills; critical realism; positive psychology; capabilities approach; cosmopolitanism;

    Abstract : While globalisation is a multidimensional phenomenon, present educational foci tend to lie not on preparing students for a complex, globalised 21stcentury, but on preparing students for a 21st-century economic globalisation. In order to advocate a change of consciousness, this present study examines the concept of human flourishing and the skills – referred to as cosmopolitan soft skills – fostering the phenomenon. READ MORE