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Einarson, D. & Wiklund, P. (2018). Digitala stöd för mental hälsa.
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2018 (Swedish)Other (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Series
Telias nyhetsbrev
National Category
Health Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-19380 (URN)
Available from: 2019-06-04 Created: 2019-06-04 Last updated: 2019-06-04Bibliographically approved
Einarson, D. & Saplacan, D. (2017). Addressing integrated learning through project-based courses: five years of improvements. In: Proceedings of the 13th International CDIO Conference in Calgary, Canada, June 18-22 2017: . Paper presented at 13th International CDIO Conference.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Addressing integrated learning through project-based courses: five years of improvements
2017 (English)In: Proceedings of the 13th International CDIO Conference in Calgary, Canada, June 18-22 2017, 2017Conference paper, Published paper (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Project-based educational forms are at the core of the CDIO concept, where students should be trained in contexts of complex enough tasks to prepare for the complexity of industry projects. Besides from fulfilling a project in itself, CDIO points out the importance of achieving integrated learning skills, including personal and interpersonal skills (CDIO Syllabus sections 2 and 3), where those are desired to meet the challenges of the working processes.

Projects in education moreover correspond to active learning, where students are encouraged to learn through solving the problems required to fulfill the goals of a project. Being active in the process of completing a project, does not only imply disciplinary training, but also training in achieving generic skills, such as experimentation, knowledge discovery, system thinking, teamwork, and communication. All in all, a conclusion is that student activities in project-based teaching and learning relate to all four sections of the CDIO Syllabus, and hence active learning will here contribute to integrated learning. Thus, activating students in project-based courses should have several positive values.

However, experiences show that one problem in project-based courses is that of activating a major part of a student group. Here, a common pattern is that some students are not contributing enough, resulting in other students covering up for them, or risking the whole project. Therefore, teaching efforts should be put on finding ways to widen the group of active students.

The project-based course Software Engineering 2, at Kristianstad University, Sweden, has undergone several years of improvements in order to, on one hand reduce the number of passive students, and on the other hand increase values of generic skills from the CDIO Syllabus. This paper will present development steps of that course. Methods, where some have been inspired from the Software Engineering industry, will be covered, and results of using those will be provided. A major result is that of increasing values of integrated learning, where this in itself contributes to the core of CDIO.

Keywords
Project-based course, integrated learning experiences, CDIO learning outcomes, ethical aspects, capability-maturity model (CMM), self-awareness, Standards: 5, 7, 8
National Category
Pedagogy
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-19379 (URN)
Conference
13th International CDIO Conference
Available from: 2019-06-04 Created: 2019-06-04 Last updated: 2019-06-04Bibliographically approved
Einarson, D. & Saplacan, D. (2016). A proposal of learning outcomes for work integrated learning based on 2d-evaluation methods. In: Claes Dahlqvist & Stefan Larsson (Ed.), Claes Dahlqvist & Stefan Larsson (Ed.), Lärarlärdom 2016: Högskolan Kristianstad. Paper presented at Lärarlärdom, Högskolan Kristianstad, 17 augusti, 2016.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>A proposal of learning outcomes for work integrated learning based on 2d-evaluation methods
2016 (English)In: Lärarlärdom 2016: Högskolan Kristianstad / [ed] Claes Dahlqvist & Stefan Larsson, 2016Conference paper, Published paper (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The core of CDIO addresses criticism from engineering industry according engineering education having too much focus on theoretical training. Here, practice, and especially integrating theory and practice, has had a peripheral role implying students not being well enough prepared for the complexity of industry’s real world problems and solutions. CDIO aims to meet that criticism through especially illuminating on project based educational forms, where sections of the, so called, CDIO Syllabus point out desired knowledge and skills that are needed to fulfil complex enough projects in engineering education. That approach not only prepares students in appropriate ways for the benefits of industry, but also increases their value of being employable. CDIO does not explicitly point out industry close work placement in education, neither in the CDIO syllabus, nor in the CDIO Standards. Still, many universities strive after work integrated learning, in purposes of, e.g., employability, and real world preparation. Experiences show problems in work integrated learning due to several reasons, such as, establishing sustainable academy–industry contacts, strategies for project ownership and IPR (Intellectual Property Rights), and guarantees according fulfillment of academic requirements on learning outcomes.

The concept of Demola relates to a platform for collaborations between academy and industry with focus on multi-disciplinary student projects. Especially focus is on innovation, where industry may experiment with new ideas at low cost. Demola has proved itself to be a successful approach, with developed templates for student-industry contracts, and process models. Still, to be an attractive choice for work integrated learning, the Demola approach also has to be clear with respect to academic contexts of courses’ learning outcomes, and course evaluations.

The aim of this contribution is to point out a set of learning outcomes in a purpose of clarifying on such set being an inherent part of Demola. That set, which is based on CDIO Syllabus, shall map towards a tool for evaluations, where the two-dimensional multi-valued tool ZEFsurvey, is chosen. Overviews and discussions will be provided, as well as test cases, and comparisons between the chosen set with the Swedish national framework for education, will be outlined in the purpose of pointing out adaptability in an international context.

National Category
Pedagogy
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-16582 (URN)
Conference
Lärarlärdom, Högskolan Kristianstad, 17 augusti, 2016
Available from: 2017-03-07 Created: 2017-03-07 Last updated: 2017-03-07Bibliographically approved
Einarson, D., Saplacan, D. & Silvén, P. (2016). Approaching work integrated learning through learning outcomes and evaluations. In: Jerker Björkqvist, Kristina Edström, Ronald J. Hugo, Juha Kontio, Janne Roslöf, Rick Sellens & Seppo Virtanen (Ed.), The 12th international CDIO conference proceedings: full papers. Paper presented at The 12th International CDIO Conference (pp. 722-732). Turku: Turku University of Applied Sciences, Article ID 144.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Approaching work integrated learning through learning outcomes and evaluations
2016 (English)In: The 12th international CDIO conference proceedings: full papers / [ed] Jerker Björkqvist, Kristina Edström, Ronald J. Hugo, Juha Kontio, Janne Roslöf, Rick Sellens & Seppo Virtanen, Turku: Turku University of Applied Sciences , 2016, p. 722-732, article id 144Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The  core  of  CDIO  addresses  criticism  from  engineering  industry  according engineering education having too much focus on theoretical training. Here, practice, and especially integrating theory and practice, has had a peripheral role implying students not being well enough prepared for the complexity of industry’s real world problems and solutions. CDIO aims to meet that criticism through especially illuminating on project based educational forms, where sections of the, so called, CDIO Syllabus point out desired knowledge and skills that are needed to fulfil complex enough projects in engineering education. That approach not only prepares students in appropriate ways for the benefits of industry, but also increases their value of being employable. CDIO does not explicitly point out industry close work placement in education, neither in the CDIO syllabus, nor in the CDIO Standards. Still, many universities strive after work integrated learning, in purposes of, e.g., employability, and real world preparation. Experiences show problems in work integrated learning due to several reasons, such as, establishing sustainable academy–industry contacts, strategies for project ownership and IPR (Intellectual Property Rights), and guarantees according fulfillment of academic requirements on learning outcomes.

The concept of Demola relates to a platform for collaborations between academy and industry with focus on multi-disciplinary student projects. Especially, focus is on innovation, where industry may experiment with new ideas at low cost. Demola has proved itself to be a successful approach, with developed templates for student-industry contracts, and process models. Still, to be an attractive choice for work integrated learning, the Demola approach also has to be clear with respect to academic contexts of courses’ learning outcomes, and course evaluations.

The aim of this contribution is to point out a set of learning outcomes in a purpose of clarifying on such set being an inherent part of Demola. That set, which is based on CDIO Syllabus, shall map towards a tool for evaluations, where the two-dimensional multi-valued tool ZEFsurvey, is chosen. Overviews, case studies, and discussions will be provided, where one purpose is to point out the adaptability of Demola in an international context.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Turku: Turku University of Applied Sciences, 2016
Series
CDIO Initiative. Proceedings of the International CDIO Conference, ISSN 2002-1593
Keywords
University-Industry cooperation, project based work, work integrated learning, CDIO learning outcomes, course evaluation, Standards: 1, 2, 7, 8
National Category
Pedagogy
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-16922 (URN)978-952-216-610-4 (ISBN)
Conference
The 12th International CDIO Conference
Available from: 2017-06-20 Created: 2017-06-20 Last updated: 2017-06-20Bibliographically approved
Saplacan, D., Einarson, D. & Silvén, P. (2016). Case-study: self-evaluation of educational programs and an academic learning organization. In: : . Paper presented at The 12th International CDIO Conference. Turku
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Case-study: self-evaluation of educational programs and an academic learning organization
2016 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation only (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Turku: , 2016
National Category
Pedagogy
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-19375 (URN)
Conference
The 12th International CDIO Conference
Available from: 2019-06-04 Created: 2019-06-04 Last updated: 2019-06-04Bibliographically approved
Saplacan, D., Silvén, P. & Einarson, D. (2016). CDIO: a convergence point for academia and companies. In: : . Paper presented at The 12th International CDIO Conference. Turku
Open this publication in new window or tab >>CDIO: a convergence point for academia and companies
2016 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation only (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Turku: , 2016
National Category
Pedagogy
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-19376 (URN)
Conference
The 12th International CDIO Conference
Available from: 2019-06-04 Created: 2019-06-04 Last updated: 2019-06-04Bibliographically approved
Einarson, D., Sommarlund, P. & Segelstrom, F. (2016). IoT-support systems for parents with ADHD and autism. In: 2016 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATION SYSTEM AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS (CSITSS): . Paper presented at 1st IEEE International Conference on Computational Systems and Information Technology for Sustainable Solutions (CSITSS), OCT 06-08, 2016, R V Coll Engn, Bengaluru, INDIA (pp. 198-202).
Open this publication in new window or tab >>IoT-support systems for parents with ADHD and autism
2016 (English)In: 2016 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATION SYSTEM AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS (CSITSS), 2016, p. 198-202Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

This paper describes the outcomes of a one year long research project aimed at identifying and prototyping ideas for Internet of Things-based products which can help parents with ADHD or autism in their everyday life. The project was conducted according to user-centered design principles to identify ideas, which were later prototyped and made technical proof-of-concepts of. This paper focuses on the process of making the technical proof-of-concept, after initially describing the process of arriving at the ideas which were prototyped.

Keywords
IoT, Internet of Things, prototyping, adhd, autism
National Category
Computer and Information Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-16460 (URN)10.1109/CSITSS.2016.7779422 (DOI)000390719100037 ()978-1-5090-1022-6 (ISBN)
Conference
1st IEEE International Conference on Computational Systems and Information Technology for Sustainable Solutions (CSITSS), OCT 06-08, 2016, R V Coll Engn, Bengaluru, INDIA
Available from: 2017-01-25 Created: 2017-01-25 Last updated: 2018-01-13Bibliographically approved
Einarson, D. (2016). Kvalitetshöjande projekt. In: Claes Dahlqvist & Stefan Larsson (Ed.), Lärarlärdom 2016: Högskolan Kristianstad. Paper presented at Konferensen Lärarlärdom 2016, Högskolan Kristianstad 17 augusti. Högskolan Kristianstad: Kristianstad University Press
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Kvalitetshöjande projekt
2016 (Swedish)In: Lärarlärdom 2016: Högskolan Kristianstad / [ed] Claes Dahlqvist & Stefan Larsson, Högskolan Kristianstad: Kristianstad University Press , 2016Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Other academic)
Abstract [sv]

Detta arbete är ett resultat av medel erhållna för kvalitetshöjande projekt. En del av projektet är presenterat vid konferensen CDIO2016, ytterligare delar presenteras här. Ett syfte med projektet är att föreslå lärandemål för kurser med inslag av VIL (Verksamhetsintegererat Lärande, mosvarande VFU). För att vara så generellt användbart som möjligt, även på en internationell nivå, så används CDIO Syllabus (www.cdio.org) och dess ramverk för lärandemål. CDIO Syllabus har visats svara väl även mot flera nationella ramverk (*), såsom Högskoleförordningen. Vi har ändå velat förtydliga motsvarigheten mellan uppsättningen valda lärandemål från CDIO Syllabus och Högskoleförordningen. Det gjorda urvalet baseras på nämnda motsvarighet, samt även på resultat av tidigare experiment, samt existerande lärandemål för en viss kurs.

Liksom att högskolor och universitet har juridiska krav på sig att efterfölja Högskoleförordningens uppsatta lärandemål, så har man krav på sig att för studenterna handha kursutvärderingar. Här har vi valt ZEF-survey (http://zef.fi/zefsurvey/en/home/) som verktyg för att hantera kursutvärderingar, eftersom det ger möjlighet att svara på, och betrakta undersökande frågor på ett två-dimensionellt plan, vilket också ger flerdimensionella tolkningsmöjligheter. Ytterligare ett syfte är att matcha den valda uppsättningen lärandemål mot detta utvärderingsverktyg och experimentera med det vid ett kurstillfälle.

Medan man traditionellt utför en kursutvärdering vid slutet av en kurs, för att låta resultatet ge möjlighet att påverka kommande kurstillfällen, så har vi här haft ett annat syfte och tillvägagångssätt. Ytterligare ett syfte med projektet har varit att betrakta kursutvärderingen som en iterativ process under kursens gång, där man dels får en kontinuerlig återkoppling under kursens gång, och dels ger möjlighet att låta studenter reflektera över lärandemål över en tid, istället för vid en punkt. Det senare blir särskilt intressant då man på detta sätt kan gynna en process mot en högre medvetenhet hos studenterna beträffande det som kursen är tänkt att bidra med.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Högskolan Kristianstad: Kristianstad University Press, 2016
National Category
Pedagogy
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-16574 (URN)
Conference
Konferensen Lärarlärdom 2016, Högskolan Kristianstad 17 augusti
Available from: 2017-03-02 Created: 2017-03-02 Last updated: 2017-03-06Bibliographically approved
Einarson, D. & Saplacan, D. (2016). The Active Ageing approach to quality of life for elderly people through order and distribution chains. In: 2016 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATION SYSTEM AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS (CSITSS): . Paper presented at 1st IEEE International Conference on Computational Systems and Information Technology for Sustainable Solutions (CSITSS), OCT 06-08, 2016, R V Coll Engn, Bengaluru, INDIA (pp. 220-225).
Open this publication in new window or tab >>The Active Ageing approach to quality of life for elderly people through order and distribution chains
2016 (English)In: 2016 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATION SYSTEM AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS (CSITSS), 2016, p. 220-225Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

An important aspect of elderly people's habits can be connected to food and meal. To be able to make your own choices according good, and healthy food, even in situations of high age, and functional disabilities adds to quality of life. This contribution covers outcomes of the Active Ageing project, dealing with studies of elderly people's food situation, to be able to find suitable computer based support systems in order to provide appropriate food. Especially, background investigations will be covered, and prototype support systems will be outlined.

Keywords
IoT, Internet of Things, prototyping, elderly people, food supply support systems, participatory action research
National Category
Computer and Information Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-16459 (URN)10.1109/CSITSS.2016.7779427 (DOI)000390719100041 ()978-1-5090-1022-6 (ISBN)
Conference
1st IEEE International Conference on Computational Systems and Information Technology for Sustainable Solutions (CSITSS), OCT 06-08, 2016, R V Coll Engn, Bengaluru, INDIA
Available from: 2017-01-25 Created: 2017-01-25 Last updated: 2018-01-13Bibliographically approved
Lindberg, U., Einarson, D., Wählby, U., Platbardis, J., Glasö, S., Bäckström, K. & Wendin, K. (2015). Aktivt Åldrande – individuellt anpassade måltidslösningar för hälsa och livskvalitet hos äldre: beställning och distribution av mat för den äldre. orås
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Aktivt Åldrande – individuellt anpassade måltidslösningar för hälsa och livskvalitet hos äldre: beställning och distribution av mat för den äldre
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2015 (Swedish)Report (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

”Active Ageing – Personalised food and meal solutions for health and quality of life” (Aktivt åldrande – individuellt anpassade måltidslösningar för hälsa och livskvalitet hos äldre. Diarienr 2013-02780) is a project that aims to maintain the quality of life and autonomy of older persons, through individual and personalised meal solutions that fit their needs and requirements. The target group are primarily the age 75 or older. Five work packages are included in the project. This report describes the work package that had the scope of developing a concept for the ordering, distribution and delivery of meal to the elderly. Refrigeration technology and the cold-chain will play an important role in the concept by preserving the safety and quality of foods during its transportation to the elderly. Refrigeration technology and the cold-chain will also make it possible to prepare specific types of foods that meet the demand of the elderly. In particular for the elderly consumers that would like to eat at home and decrease their independency and overall quality of life. It is also important the value chain and concept for the business model must be flexible and taking into account needs from the elderly consumers at all stages, starting from ordering the meal, handling in the household and disposing of the packaging material. An interdisciplinary approach – combining knowledge of ICT (information and communications technology) – Technology, food quality, packaging, logistic, sensory, and waste/return systems for the food that is distributed is increasingly necessary. As the demand for food for the elderly is on the rise, the development of new products, models and services might be facilitated by collaborating with SMEs (micro, small and mediumsized enterprises) and other business partners interested in delivering solutions for the elderly consumers. The concept for the ordering, distribution and delivery of meal to the elderly developed in the project can be used by other end users and/or for other products and services.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
orås: , 2015. p. 3
Series
SP Rapport, ISSN 0284-5172 ; 2015:75
Keywords
Aktivt åldrande, distribution, energi, IKT, IoT-sensorer, kvalitet, kyla, livsmedel, säkerhet, teknik, åldrande befolkning
National Category
Nutrition and Dietetics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-19378 (URN)
Projects
Aktivt åldrande – individuellt anpassade måltidslösningar för hälsa och livskvalitet hos äldre
Available from: 2019-06-04 Created: 2019-06-04 Last updated: 2019-06-04Bibliographically approved
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Identifiers
ORCID iD: ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0002-6519-5051

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