Essays about: "formal and informal learning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the words formal and informal learning.

  1. 1. From Do It Yourself to Do It Together : Sociological analysis of knowledge sharing in Stockholm Makerspace

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Mayya Shmidt; [2019]
    Keywords : Sharing economy; knowledge sharing; commons-based peer production; DIY communities; ethnography;

    Abstract : The study examinesthe variety of interaction and motivation practices to participate in the sharing initiative as well as pinpointing key elements of member-driven organization functioning;in the case of Stockholm Makerspace– a community of non-professional makers.  The Current scholarship on sharing is mostly focused on the large-scale platform businesses in a North American context, thus evidence from grassroots small-scale initiatives is lacking. READ MORE

  2. 2. Unequal opportunities in the knowledge economy : A social network analysis of formal and informalnetworks

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för geografi

    Author : John Eklund; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : A new capitalistic era known as the knowledge economy has emerged since the middle of the 20thcentury, identified by ‘knowledge-based work’ and ‘immaterial labor’ generating innovation inleading-edge sectors, and recognized as a driver for economic change and future growth. As aspatial consequence, the importance of regions as economic entities has increased. READ MORE

  3. 3. Knowledge Management in a High-Risk Organisation: A Case Study on an Aviation School

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Valeria Vrahimi; Maria Mancera; [2019]
    Keywords : knowledge; knowledge management; knowledge creation; knowledge sharing; aviation; highrisk organisation; high-reliability organisation; aviation school; organisational culture; identity; self-view; safety; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This qualitative research aims to observe, understand and provide an overview regarding the knowledge management processes at a high-risk organisation such as an aviation school that does not have an established knowledge management system, but has reported zero accidents during its 35 years of operation, achieving an excellent safety record that demonstrates its high level of reliability. The research follows an interpretive tradition and more specifically the hermeneutic approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. Turn and face the strange: : the role of communication, encouragement and feedback during technological changes in an educational setting

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Medier och kommunikation

    Author : Bóas Hallgrímsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Tablets; Education; Technology; Informal Learning; Communication; Empowerment;

    Abstract : In 2008 a new educational initiative termed “School without segregation” was implemented in Iceland. Its goal was to ensure that all children would be provided with education suited to individual variations in social and educational needs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Discourse markers and English acquisition. : A corpus-based comparison of essays in year 9 of junior high school and year 3 of senior high school in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier

    Author : Annika Åborg; [2018]
    Keywords : Discourse markers; spoken grammar; written grammar; English acquisition; extramural English;

    Abstract : Using a corpus of school essays of Swedish students in year 9 and 12 of junior and senior high school, the present study compares the level of formality and frequency of discourse markers in the respective year groups. Based on previous literature, discourse markers found in the essays are categorized as either formal or informal. READ MORE