Search for dissertations about: "communities of practice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 131 swedish dissertations containing the words communities of practice.

  1. 1. Communities of Distance Education

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Lars Svensson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; distance education; educational technology; learning-centre; online community; computer-mediated communication; communities of practice;

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  2. 2. Communities in the Digital Age Towards a Theoretical Model of Communities of Practice and Information Technology

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Marcus Lippert; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Information Technology; Communities of Practice; Knowledge Management; Organizational Learning; Structuration Theory; Intranet; Legal Advice; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The global change towards a knowledge economy forces organizations to seek new and better ways to manage knowledge work and learning. Organizations have recognized that dfferent information technologies can play an important role in their quest to make the desired changes take place. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vocational skills formation in communities of practice : Experiences from primary school and the informal economy in Tanzania

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Institute of Education Press (HLS Förlag)

    Author : Gunilla Höjlund; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Key words: vocational skills formation; vocationalization; apprenticeship; communities of practice; “legitimate; peripheral participation”; ethnographic approach; primary schooling; informal economy; task; Stadi za Kazi Vocational Skill ; education for self-reliance; boundary objects; artisan; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore the relationship between school and working life in Tanzania; what goes on inside school in relation to what goes on outside. The focus is on vocational skills formation by which is understood the process whereby individuals develop skills necessary for everyday life and gainful employment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sites and Modes of Knowledge Creation: On the Spatial Organization of Biotechnology Innovation

    University dissertation from Department of Social and Economic Geography, Lund University

    Author : Jerker Moodysson; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; epistemic communities; biotechnology; communities of practice; geography; proximity; knowledge; localization; globalization; innovation systems; Innovation; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Två observationer tjänar som utgångspunkt för denna avhandling: (1) globaliseringens allt snabbare och mer eller mindre gränslösa flöde av information har medfört ökad press på företag och organisationer, liksom stater och regioner, att ständigt förnya sig för att kunna behålla sin konkurrenskraft. (2) kunskapsintensiv industri tenderar att samlas i geografisk närhet till relaterad verksamhet, ofta i direkt anslutning till universitet och andra forskningsinstitutioner. READ MORE

  5. 5. Documenting Videogame Communities A Study of Community Production of Information in Social-Media Environments and its Implications for Videogame Preservation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of ALM

    Author : Olle Sköld; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Videogames; Videogame preservation; Practice theory; Documents; Documentation; Memory-making; Knowledge production; Social media; ALM; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap; Library and Information Science;

    Abstract : Drawing on the disciplines of library and information studies and archival studies, this study seeks to explore the production of information in online videogame communities and to elucidate how such insights can offer practical and conceptual support to the knotty issue of how to preserve those sociocultural aspects of videogames that exist 'beyond' the code and audiovisual data resources of the videogame itself. This is accomplished in two principal moves: (i) by delving into the current state of socioculturally-focused videogame preservation and; (ii) by inquiring into the production of information carried out by videogame communities in what arguably is one of their most important interfaces of interaction—discussion forums, wikis, and other social-media services. READ MORE