Essays about: "information literacy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 essays containing the words information literacy.

  1. 1. The Effects of Using Video Games Compared to Traditional Methods in an EFL Classroom

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Julia Ström; Emelie Fröjd; [2020]
    Keywords : EFL; English as a Foreign Language; video games; vocabulary; teaching method; digital literacy;

    Abstract : In an ever more digitalised society, there is a growing interest in digital pedagogic aids and a growing need for pedagogues to utilize new digital tools. The importance of being able to survey and evaluate information from digital sources is paramount, and the Swedish school system is responsible for teaching pupils these skills. READ MORE

  2. 2. Agricultural vulnerability to changing rainfall patterns: Assessing the role of smallholder farmers’ perceptions and access to weather forecast information in adaptation-decision making : case study of the North-Western provinces, Rwanda

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Didier Muyiramye; [2020]
    Keywords : vulnerability; perception; weather forecast information; changing rainfall patterns; heavy rainfalls; floods; smallholder farmers; adaptation;

    Abstract : Adverse weather is currently among the crucial challenges facing agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa. With climate change and variability increasing, rainy seasons are becoming more and more unpredictable. Heavy rainfalls and severe flooding have increased, affecting smallholder farming and rural livelihoods considerably. READ MORE

  3. 3. Can Smartphones be used as an information delivery tool in post-conflict context? : exploring possibilities of using smartphones to deliver agricultural advisory services in Afgooye district -Somalia

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Abdikadir Jimale; [2020]
    Keywords : agricultural advisory service; farmers; information and communication technology; post-conflict; security; smartphone; vegetables; Somalia;

    Abstract : In areas where reaching out to rural farmers is difficult, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), such as mobile smartphones may offer an opportunity to share timely information on weather, markets, farm inputs, and research results to the farmers. Access to this type of information could potentially enhance farmers' farm productivity and their ability to make crucial decisions related to farm management in the face of climate variability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Online Learning for Students with Limited ICT Access and Skills

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Sofia Johansson; Isabella Bergvik; [2020]
    Keywords : Online Learning; Tanzania; Information and Communications Technology; Digital Development; Skills Gap; Social Sciences; Technology and Engineering; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Education is by the UN stated to be the foundation to creating sustainable development. Lately, there has been a tremendous increase in the use of information and communications technology (ICT) for educational purposes worldwide, but as many countries lag behind both in terms of uptake and usage of ICT, this limits their populations’ chances to participate. READ MORE

  5. 5. (Un)Deliberate Choices of Dubious Funds in the Swedish Pension System : Which Individuals Choose Dubious Funds Within the Swedish Pension System?

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Isabella Emanuelsson; [2020]
    Keywords : retirement planning; pension funds; Swedish pension system; behavioral economics; financial literacy; deceptive marketing; aggressive sales methods; logistic regression; linear probability model;

    Abstract : There are ongoing discussions about a new reform of the mandatory fully funded individual accounts in the Swedish public pension system. Since the initial round in 2000, several funds have been excluded from the platform due to deceptive, and sometimes criminal, behavior towards the consumers. READ MORE