Search for dissertations about: "Artefacts"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 207 swedish dissertations containing the word Artefacts.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University

    Author : Annette Henning; Högskolan Dalarna.; Stockholms universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social anthropology ethnography Social anthropology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialantrolopologi etnografi Socialantropologi; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : This is a book about solar collectors and the place of these artefacts in a political energy debate that has aroused strong feelings in Sweden during the last twenty-five years. It is a book about the hopes for a less polluted earth, which solar collectors have come to symbolise, and a book about the ways in which problems in utilising solar energy are culturally perceived. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Department of Cognitive Science, Lund University

    Author : David de Léon; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jonas Almqvist; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; information technology; computer; education; learning; discourse analysis; socialisation; Pedagogik; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Pedagogiska institutionen

    Author : Karin Ehrlén; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education; conceptual understanding; cultural conventions; visual representations;

    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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Zeynep Ünsal; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; 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