Search for dissertations about: "action research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1124 swedish dissertations containing the words action research.

  1. 1. Meaning and Action in Sustainability Science : Interpretive approaches for social-ecological systems research

    Author : Simon West; Lisen Schultz; Lorrae van Kerkhoff; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Meaning; interpretive; social-ecological system; complexity; science-policy interface; transformation; sustainability science methodology; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Social-ecological systems research is interventionist by nature. As a subset of sustainability science, social-ecological systems research aims to generate knowledge and introduce concepts that will bring about transformation. Yet scientific concepts diverge in innumerable ways when they are put to work in the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustaining the Usefulness of eHealth Research Software : Lessons Learned in Action Design Research

    Author : Mudassir Imran Mustafa; Jenny Eriksson Lundström; Jonas Sjöström; Owen Eriksson; Helena Grönqvist; Anders Hjalmarsson Jordanius; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; research software; eHealth; sustaining usefulness; action design research; academic research context; quality characteristics; design principles; fitness-utility; data export; technology adaptation; mobile adaptation; design science research; Information Systems; Informationssystem;

    Abstract : Research software is vital to advancement in the sciences, engineering, humanities, and all other fields. Scientific research is dependent on the quality of and accessibility to research software. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bringing System Dynamics into Action Research

    Author : Paul Holmström; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL 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

  4. 4. Enhancing intercultural communication in teaching chinese as a foreign language : An action research study

    Author : Wei Hing Ip; Shui Duen Chan; Xu Shi; Yuet Hung Cecilia Chan; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Intercultural communication; Chinese as a foreign language education; language acquisition; action research; flipped classroom approach; culture in language learning; Intercultural Studies; Interkulturella studier;

    Abstract : Over the past few decades, the rapid development of information communication technology, internationalization and globalization worldwide have required a shift in the focus of Chinese as a foreign language (CFL) towards competence in intercultural communication in which the role of culture in the acquisition of CFL and in the pragmatic use of the language is emphasized and promoted. However, most of the current research in this academic area remains only on a theoretical level. READ MORE

  5. 5. AGORA Research - Designed Interventions in Interorganizational Settings

    Author : Clas Mellby; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; innovation systems; cultivation; systemic thinking; research team; action research; Agora Research; intervention; artificial science;

    Abstract : The thesis is about a research approach in the intersection of action research, artificial science, and innovation systems. The thesis is based on two projects, one from intraorganizational context (EURobust) and the other from interorganizational settings (Open Arenas). READ MORE