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Webbpublicering av elevaktiviteter: en deskriptiv studie av gymnasieelevernas upplevelser
Linköping University, The Tema Institute, Department of Communications Studies. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
2011 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Web publishing of student activities : a descriptive study on the experiences of high school students (English)
Abstract [en]

The aim of the present study is to describe the experiences of high school students as regards the effects of their activities, in and out of lessons, being published on the web. In addition, a further purpose is to acquire knowledge about whether a website could be used as means of increasing the students level of attention, and focus, to their activities in school; and, furthermore, how such a website should be designed to correspond with the students requests.

The implemented methods are interviews with students, school administrators and teachers. A survey was conducted covering the student’s personal experiences and opinions. Furthermore, an interface test of the website was performed. Grades and absences from earlier students were also included in the study.

According to the interviews the students experienced that they were affected by the increased level of attention but also that their fellow-students were more affected than they were themselves; and, furthermore, higher grades and fewer absences were registered.

The study was conducted at a high school in Stockholm where courses in art and design, with concentrations in industrial design, architecture and urban planning are offered in the Technical Program. Altogether 62 students were included while doing their first year of a total of three years.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 99 p.
Keyword [en]
IT, ICT, web-publishing, school, high school students, motivation, achievement, feedback, response, experiences of web publishing, social and cultural education
National Category
Social Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-88184ISRN: LIU-TEMAK/TDK-EX--12/001--SEOAI: diva2:602017
Subject / course
Technique Design Communication
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2013-02-04 Created: 2013-01-31 Last updated: 2013-02-04Bibliographically approved

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