Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren

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This qualitative study focuses on how knowings and learning take place in full-scale simulation training of medical and nursing students, by drawing upon actor-network theory (ANT). ANT situates materiality as a part of the social practices. Knowing and learning, according to ANT, are not simply cognitive or social phenomena, but are seen as emerging as(More)
This study focuses on the discourse of an intercontinental on-line Master's programme in adult learning, using English as the lingua franca of the programme and involving four collaborating universities in Sweden, South Africa, Canada and Australia. The programme highly interactive, emphasising communication between students. Taking the variation in(More)
Multimorbidity, that is, the coexistence of chronic diseases, is associated with mental health issues among elderly people. In Sweden, seniors with multimorbidity often live at home and receive care from nursing aides and district nurses. The aim of this study was to describe the variation in how community-dwelling seniors with multimorbidity perceive the(More)
The central theme of the investigation concerns the role of goal documents in relation to students' study strategies in problem-based learning (PBL). The results comprise data from three different PBL programmes at Linköpings Universitet; a Bachelor's programme in physiotherapy, a Master's programme in psychology, and a Master's programme in information(More)
STUDY DESIGN Phenomenographic, cross-sectional. OBJECTIVES To describe ways of experiencing participation in activities of individuals with a nonreconstructed anterior cruciate ligament injury and to describe the emotional aspects related to participation. Further, the objective was to explore factors affecting the activity level. BACKGROUND The(More)
Sweden Gunilla Avby has a Master of Arts with a major in Education and a Bachelor in Human Resource Development. She has extended working experience from the adult learning area, especially with a focus on executive training in the public sector. Her research interest lays in workplace learning and she is currently doing Ph.D. research into knowledge use(More)
In problem-based learning, scenarios relating to real life are used as a point of departure for the learning process. Even though the importance of suitable cases or scenarios to bring about a fruitful learning process is emphasised in the literature, few studies focus on how they actually function in the learning process. This study focuses on how the(More)