Search for dissertations about: "Francis Lee"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Francis Lee.

  1. 1. Letters & Bytes : Sociotechnical Studies of Distance Education

    Author : Francis Lee; Ulf Mellström; Boel Berner; Adrian Mackenzie; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; sociology of technology; distance education; education; history of education; correspondence education; Learning Objects; standardization; actor-network theory; associations; translation; dispositif; tekniksociologi; distansutbildning; utbildning; korrespondensundervisning; lärobjekt; standardisering; aktörsnätverks teori; översättning; associering; dispositif; Technology and social change; Teknik och social förändring; Sociology; Sociologi; History of technology; Teknikhistoria; Education; Pedagogik; Informatics and systems science; Informatik och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the social aspects of technology in distance education trough the lens of history – in the form of correspondence education – and a possible future – in the form of a project of technical standardization, Learning Objects. The studied cases form a reflexive tool that allows the present of distance education to be seen in perspective. READ MORE

  2. 2. Breakdowns, overlaps and ambivalence : an Actor-network theory study of the Swedish preschool curriculum

    Author : Emilie Moberg; Hillevi Lenz Taguchi; Francis Lee; Cathy Burnett; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Curriculum; preschool; actor-network theory; texts; children; materiality; Early Childhood Education; förskoledidaktik;

    Abstract : Within the discipline of early childhood education research, the present study will focus on the Swedish preschool curriculum text, using a sociomaterial approach offered by Actor-network theory (ANT). The study adopts ethnographic methods, foremost participant observations in a preschool, to generate knowledge of how the curriculum text comes to act through moments in the everyday preschool work. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Sustainable City Becomes Climate-Smart : How Smart City Ideas Reshape Urban Environmental Governance

    Author : Darcy Parks; Harald Rohracher; Francis Lee; Ignacio Farías; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Smart cities; Environmental governance; Smart grids; Assemblage; Smarta städer; Miljöstyrning; Smarta nät;

    Abstract : The idea of smart cities has become enormously popular during the past decade. Environmental governance is one issue in which smart city ideas seem to hold potential. However, there is an incredible variety in what it means for a city to be ‘smart’. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Swedish Abortion Pill : Co-Producing Medical Abortion and Values, ca. 1965–1992

    Author : Morag Ramsey; Solveig Jülich; Francis Lee; Jean-Paul Gaudillière; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Medical abortion; abortion pill; history of medicine; reproduction; reproductive technologies; feminist STS; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; History of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : Abortion pills have had a large impact. Since their introduction to national markets in the 1990s, scholars have examined how abortion pills have changed medical practices, illegal abortion, and reproductive activism. What has gone unstudied, however, has been the development and the history of abortion pills. READ MORE

  5. 5. Portraits of Automated Facial Recognition : On Machinic Ways of Seeing the Face

    Author : Lila Lee-Morrison; Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

    Abstract : This book offers a unique analysis of the use of the automated facial recognition algorithms that are increasingly intervening in our society from a critical visual culture studies perspective. The discussion focuses on the visuality of automated facial recognition and its designed algorithms as a case study in machinic vision and its concurrent modes of perception. READ MORE