Search for dissertations about: "Artefacts"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 244 swedish dissertations containing the word Artefacts.

  1. 1. Ambiguous artefacts : solar collectors in Swedish contexts : on processes of cultural modification

    Author : Annette Henning; Kay Milton; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Social anthropology; Socialantropologi; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

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  2. 2. Artefactual Intelligence: The Development and Use of Cognitively Congenial Artefacts

    Author : David de Léon; Kognitionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; pervasive computing; affective computing; persuasive computing; Psychology; Psykologi; computer-mediated extrospection; precommitment; self-control; situated cognition; distributed motivation; cognitive ethnography; distributed cognition; cognitive biographies; redesign; task–artefact cycle; artefact evolution; artefact design; task structure; cognitive task; cognitive congeniality; artefactual intelligence; cognitive artefacts; task environment; tools; Cognition; artefacts; ubiquitous computing;

    Abstract : How can tools help structure tasks to make them cognitively easier to perform? How do artefacts, and our strategies for using them, develop over time in cognitively beneficial ways? These are two of the main questions that are explored in the five papers collected in this thesis. The first paper details an ethnographic study conducted on people cooking in their homes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learning and Artefacts : On the Use of Information Technology in Educational Settings

    Author : Jonas Almqvist; Leif Östman; Ulla Riis; Roger Säljö; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; information technology; computer; education; learning; discourse analysis; socialisation; Pedagogik; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to develop and apply an empirical approach that can be used in studies of the relationship between different expectations of, and actual use of, information technology in educational settings. The studies focus on meanings of artefacts shaped in people's talk about and/or use of technology. READ MORE

  4. 4. Conceptions and artefacts : Children's understanding of the earth in the presence of visual representations

    Author : Karin Ehrlén; Ola Halldén; Stella Vosniadou; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conceptual understanding; cultural conventions; visual representations; Education; Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The studies in this thesis explore children’s understanding of the earth when presented with visual representations. The conceptual understanding is related to cognitive contexts as well as the physical and cultural state. Pictures and models, as communicative tools, are associated with both cognition and culture. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bilingual students' learning in science : Language, gestures and phyiscal artefacts

    Author : Zeynep Ünsal; Britt Jakobson; Per-Olof Wickman; Bengt-Olov Molander; Erik Knain; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; science education; bilingual students; mediating means; language; gestures; physical artefacts; learning; meaning-making; practical epistemological analysis; translanguaging; continuity; naturvetenskapsämnenas didaktik; Science Education;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to examine how language, gestures and physical artefacts are used in science classes with emergent bilingual students who do not share the same minority language as their classmates or teachers. The purpose is to contribute to findings that can enhance emergent bilingual students’ learning in science. READ MORE