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  1. 1. Who should manage internal projects? : A case study in the Swedish mining industry

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Albin Mikko; Alexander Silfver; [2019]
    Keywords : Project management; project manager; outsource project management; outsource; internal projects; consultant project manager;

    Abstract : Millions of people around the world consider project management as their major task in their profession, yet the demand for project managers is still increasing. To face this demand many organizations use consultants as project managers for their projects. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Can national inspections support professional discretion? : A case study of the Swedish national school inspection

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anton Modigh; [2019]
    Keywords : Professionalism; new public management; auditing; national inspection; Swedish national school inspection; teacher profession;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the professional discretion in relation to national inspections by focussing on the Swedish national school inspection (SNSI) and how the inspections made can affect the professional discretion. During the last decades the Swedish welfare sector has gone through a remarkable shift towards using new public management (NPM) reforms, implementing market solutions with the aim to increase cost efficiency and quality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gamification mechanics against dropout: Towards improving the motivation and engagement of university students against dropout with gamification mechanics

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Teknik och samhälle

    Author : Flavio Camardella; [2019]
    Keywords : Gamification; mobile application; user experience; engagement; motivation; university students; dropout;

    Abstract : In 2016, 30 million university students in the European Union obtained their tertiary degree, but over 3 million young scholars that were to university had left their studies, according to a Eurostat survey. The university student dropout is a serious issue because young people will not have enough professional qualifications and they will risk a major probability of unemployment, poverty, and social discrimination. READ MORE

  5. 5. Raising awareness: Towards building equal conditions in the IT work-field

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ada Roxana Escobedo; [2017]
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    Abstract : Once women were the pioneers within the tech industry, but during the past decades the number of women who choose a career within computer science has decreased rapidly. The imbalance raises the question if the tech industry has been adapted for a more masculine way. READ MORE