Search for dissertations about: "distance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1291 swedish dissertations containing the word distance.

  1. 1. Covering distance essays on representation and political communication

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Martin Karlsson; Örebro universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; political representation; political communication; participatory initiatives; political blogging; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Political representatives’ democratic legitimacy rests on their ability to cover the distance between themselves and citizens. Representatives must avoid being perceived as distant and aloof from the needs and wishes of those they represent. READ MORE

  2. 2. Managing Distance Small Firm Networks at the Geographic Margins

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Alexandre Dubois; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; globalisation; periphery; small firms; embeddedness; extralocal networks; proximity; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Small businesses located in the most sparsely populated and peripheral parts of Europe are frequently believed to be marginalised with respect to the processes of economic globalisation. This thesis proposes to explore an alternative perspective for understanding how small businesses that are located at the geographical margins engage with the globalised economy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learner support for distance learners A study of six cases of ICT-based distance education institutions in China

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Shuting Gao; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Learner support; student support; support services; peer support; learner center; collaborative learning; interaction; motivation; critical thinking; creative thinking; deep learning; higher order learning; group learning; small group work; Community of Inquiry CoI ; ICT-based distance learning; Radio and TV University; distance education; Web-based learning; e-Learning; adult education; higher education; International and Comparative Education; internationell och jämförande pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on learner support in Chinese distance education. It draws a picture of Chinese modern distance education, covering the major issues in the field of learner support, and small group work as peer support. READ MORE

  4. 4. Communities of Distance Education

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Lars Svensson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; distance education; educational technology; learning-centre; online community; computer-mediated communication; communities of practice;

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  5. 5. The accessibility paradox Everyday geographies of proximity, distance and mobility

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Katarina Haugen; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accessibility; proximity; distance; daily mobility; everyday life; residential conditions; spatial structure;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to explore the importance of proximity and mobility, respectively, for individuals’ accessibility, as well as the relationship between these two key spatial dimensions of accessibility in the context of everyday life. The thesis is based upon three empirical research papers which focus on accessibility-related preferences, actual accessibility conditions, and travel patterns. READ MORE