Search for dissertations about: "Participatory action research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 86 swedish dissertations containing the words Participatory action research.

  1. 1. Bringing System Dynamics into Action Research

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Paul Holmström; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; process consultation; Operations Research; simulation; action research; modelling; System Dynamics; healthcare;

    Abstract : System Dynamics simulation is a computer-aided approach to policy analysis and design, often carried out by external experts in simulation. System Dynamics is particularly useful in complicated and complex situations, such as healthcare. However, research has shown that few models in healthcare are implemented. READ MORE

  2. 2. Computer Visualization in Participatory and Cognitive Engineering

    University dissertation from Ergonomics and Aerosol Technology, Department of Design Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Peter Bengtsson; [2000]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Utvecklingspsykologi; Development psychology; Dynamic Decision Making; Operator Process Interfaces; Action Research; Learning; Ergonomics; Engineering; Participatory; Virtual Reality; Animation; Computer; Visualization; Systems engineering; computer technology; Data- och systemvetenskap; Architecture; interior design; Arkitektur; inredningsarkitektur;

    Abstract : This thesis tells the initiation story of a computer visualization methodology and a participatory engineering methodology. The two methodologies are tightly coupled and for the purpose of this thesis, as a unit, named Computer Visualization in Par-ticipatory Engineering (VIPE). READ MORE

  3. 3. HOUSE MASTER SCHOOL: Career Model for Education and Training in Integrated and Sustainable Conservation of Built Environments

    University dissertation from Ergonomics and Aerosol Technology, Department of Design Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Erika Johansson; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; transdisciplinary case study research; community action; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; sustainability science; organizational learning; triple helix; training; educational systems design; construction; lifelong learning; integrated conservation; socio-ecological approach; systemic approach; sustainable development; craftsmanship training; crafts; career and workforce development; action research; education;

    Abstract : Based on a participatory action research methodology and approach (AR), this dissertation explores the core theoretical problems and opportunities of education and learning for sustainable development (ESD) within the cross-disciplinary area of integrated and sustainable conservation of built environments. The main purpose has been to develop an epistemological framework for integrated lifelong learning, ethics and advanced research (R&D) and to provide a new sustainable education and career model for the field to be applied in the Dalecarlia region and on a national level within the Swedish construction industry at large; i. READ MORE

  4. 4. Participatory approaches to strengthening district health managers' capacity Ugandan and global experiences

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Moses Tetui; Anna-Britt Coe; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Elizabeth-Ekirapa Kiracho; Suzanne N Kiwanuka; Bart Criel; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Participatory Action Research; Qualitative Research; Management; Health Managers; Systems Strengthening; Health Systems; Districts; Uganda; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Introduction:Residents of low in-come countries have persistently suffered poor health outcomes, modest progress made over time notwithstanding. Weak health systems are one of the key reasons for the less than optimum progress. These health systems are constrained by inadequately equipped managers who play a main role in curbing this progress. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessing Sustainability and Guiding Development towards More Sustainable Products

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Gunilla Clancy; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; action competence; early-stage product development; team learning; wood-based material; role of designer; semi-structured interview; ecolabels; management systems; participatory action research; sustainability assessment;

    Abstract : Companies need to develop more sustainable products that fit into future more sustainable markets. For this reason, the integration of sustainability considerations is needed in the early stages of product development, where a major part of the sustainability performance of a final product is determined. READ MORE