Search for dissertations about: "abduction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 swedish dissertations containing the word abduction.

  1. 1. Reconceptualising teacher self-efficacy in relation to teacher identity : A longitudinal phenomenological study of pre-service secondary mathematics teachers during initial teacher education

    Author : Gosia Marschall; Eva Norén; Kerstin Pettersson; Steven Watson; Markku Hannula; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; abduction; initial teacher education; longitudinal phenomenological study; narrative identity; narrative self-schema; pre-service secondary mathematics teachers; teacher professional learning; teacher self-efficacy; Mathematics Education; matematikämnets didaktik;

    Abstract : This research involves a conceptual investigation of teacher self-efficacy and its appraisal by focusing on how five pre-service secondary mathematics teachers make meaning of their experiences in the process of their development. Recognising methodological limitations of previous studies in the area, this one-year longitudinal study uses abduction and interpretative phenomenological analysis of qualitative data collected from participants’ written weekly reflections, planning documents, lesson observations and interviews. READ MORE

  2. 2. Complexity Dichotomies for CSP-related Problems

    Author : Gustav Nordh; Peter Jonsson; Andrei Krokhin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Complexity; Constraint Satisfaction Problem; System of Equations; Nonmonotonic Logic; Circumscription; Abduction; Isomorphism; Computer science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : Ladner’s theorem states that if P ≠ NP, then there are problems in NP that are neither in P nor NP-complete. Csp(Γ) is a class of problems containing many well-studied combinatorial problems in NP. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gaming in Mohenjo-daro – an Archaeology of Unities

    Author : Elke Rogersdotter; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Mohenjo-daro; Indus Valley; Bronze Age; Pakistan; play; gaming; play spectra; grounded theory; form and content; Simmel; abduction; logical types; autonomously working systems; Bateson; systems of representation; symbolic capital; deconstruction; nanoarchaeology; reflexive archaeology;

    Abstract : The main question of this thesis concerns the possibility of illuminating the presence and impact of the irrational element that is play in an ancient societal structure. With this question as a lodestar, the investigation has come to concern the development of an alternative way of work that can manage to embrace the positively loaded, ‘fun’ dimension of play. READ MORE

  4. 4. Moral (de)coupling : moral disengagement and supply chain management

    Author : David Eriksson; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; abduction; CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; critical realism; ethics; moral decoupling point; moral disengagement; moral responsibility; supply chain management; sustainability; systematic combining; textile management; TBL; Triple bottom line; Textiles and Fashion General ; Textil och mode generell ;

    Abstract : This research aims to fill an important gap in focusing on why individuals are able to take part in and/or support activities that have effects on economic, environmental, and social dimensions that are not consistent with their sense of right and wrong. The research focuses on the relationship between supply chain management and moral disengagement, and how this relation affects social responsibility. READ MORE

  5. 5. Communication as structuration : Viewing learning through the lens of communication

    Author : Cynthia Jimes; Lowe Hedman; Peder Hård af Segerstad; Bengt-Åke Gustafsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Media and communication studies; organizational communication; organizational learning; structure; agency; texts; conversations; structuration; discursive communication theory; sociocultural learning theory; theoretical study; abduction; business processes; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation is about enlightening the relationship between organizational communication and learning. In doing so, I explore and build upon existing theories that address the relationship from a structuration perspective. Specifically, I turn to discursive communication theory and sociocultural learning theory. READ MORE