Search for dissertations about: "actor network theory Information Systems"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words actor network theory Information Systems.

  1. 1. Information system and organization as multipurpose network

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för informatik, Umeå universitet

    Author : Jonny Holmström; Umeå universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; IS and organization; organizational change; organizational behavior; actor-network theory; interpretive case study; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Informatics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Informatics and systems science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract :    Information systems (IS) are widely acknowledged to be central for contemporary organizations. Along with the increasing importance of new IS in organizations, a school of thought has developed over the last few years that claims that IS and organizations mutually shape each other. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Francis Lee; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; 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; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Technology and social change; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Teknik och social förändring; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknikhistoria; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Informatics and systems science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap 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

  3. 3. Being Multisituated Characterizing laptoping in networked situations

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Tomas Lindroth; Högskolan Väst.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Informatik; Informatics; Laptoping; laptoper; interaction order; actor-network theory; networked situation; multisituationism.; laptoping; multisituation;

    Abstract : During the last 30 years mobile IT has gone from being an exotic ingredient to an everyday artifact. This thesis presents an ethnographic study of laptop use in a university setting. The thesis concludes that it is no longer enough to describe the use of portable IT as an activity in its own right, i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unleashing Animal-Computer Interaction A Theoretical Investigation of the “I” in ACI

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Fredrik Aspling; Oskar Juhlin; Clara Mancini; [2020]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Animal-Computer Interaction; Multispecies Ethnography; Theory; Theoretical Pluralism; Actor-Network Theory; Ethnomethodology; Rhetorics; Kinesthetic Empathy; Man-Machine-Interaction MMI ; människa-maskin-interaktion MMI ;

    Abstract : Non-human animals have had a long co-existence and relationship with human culture and society, and we interact with them in a number of ways, and for various reasons. Their involvement in technology can be traced back more than half a century, initially restricted to scientific contexts, for example, for the study of animal behavior, cognition, or language learning abilities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Angels in Unstable Sociomaterial Relations Stories of Information Technology

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Pirjo Elovaara; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Information Technology IT ; Actor-Network Theory ANT ; Actor-Network Theory and After ANTa ; Feminist technology; Technoscience studies;

    Abstract : I have explored spaces, where negotiations of border transgressions take place and where issues of technology and politics mingle. We meet a diversity of actors in the world of information technology (IT): political texts, people and technology participating in numerous sociomaterial relations. READ MORE