Search for dissertations about: "activity theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 381 swedish dissertations containing the words activity theory.

  1. 1. Participation in a boundless activity Computer-mediated communication in Swedish higher education

    University dissertation from Umeå : Pedagogiska institutionen, Umeå universitet

    Author : Jimmy Jaldemark; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; action theory; activity; communication; computer-mediated communication; distance education; educational settings; higher education; online courses; online education; participation; tools; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; Education; pedagogik;

    Abstract : The general purpose of this thesis is to understand how participation in the activity of education relates to communication and tools. This purpose unfolds by drawing on possible conceivable consequences. READ MORE

  2. 2. Participation in a boundless activity : Computer-mediated communication in Swedish higher education

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Jimmy Jaldemark; Mittuniversitetet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; action theory; activity; communication; computer-mediated communication; distance education; educational settings; higher education; online courses; online education; participation; tools; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik;

    Abstract : The general purpose of this thesis is to understand how participation in the activity of education relates to communication and tools. This purpose unfolds by drawing on possible conceivable consequences. READ MORE

  3. 3. Representing and Reasoning about Complex Human Activities - an Activity-Centric Argumentation-Based Approach

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Esteban Guerrero Rosero; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Complex activity; Argumentation Theory; Activity Theory; Logic programming; Knowledge representation; Common-sense reasoning; Artificial Intelligence; administrativ databehandling; Computing Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to develop theories and formal methods to endow a computing machinery with capabilities to identify, represent, reason and evaluate complex activities that are directed by an individual’s needs, goals, motives, preferences and environment, information which can be inconsistent and incomplete.Current methods for formalising and reasoning about human activity are typically limited to basic actions, e. READ MORE

  4. 4. On Business Exchange Activity : Activity Systems and Business Networks

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Frans Prenkert; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Starting from an empirical study of a business firm’s problems with implementing an information system in its business activity, this thesis identifies a need to theoretically model and conceptually develop the general business activity of a firm. This puts the context in focus, as a well-functioning information system needs to be anchored and developed to support and enhance the activities for which it is used, that is, contextualized. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Growth of Phrases. User-centred Design for Activity-based Voice Output Communication Aids

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Bitte Rydeman; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; AAC; Activity; Assistive Technology; Communication; Conversation Analysis; Corpus Linguistics; Cultural-Historical Activity Theory; Pragmatics; User-centred design; AKK; Aktivitet; Användarcentrerad design; Kommunikation; Kommunikationsanalys; Korpuslingvistik; Kulturhistorisk aktivitetsteori; Pragmatik; Samtalshjälpmedel;

    Abstract : An activity-based vocabulary for Voice Output Communication Aids (VOCAs) was designed and evaluated through a user-centred, iterative design process, using expressions from the Gothenburg Spoken Language Corpus as well as other recorded, natural conversations. The growth and development of the vocabulary, called Phrases, was closely linked to its evaluation. READ MORE