Search for dissertations about: "community radio"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words community radio.

  1. 1. Voicing the Slum : Youth, Community Media and Social Change in Nairobi

    Author : Jessica Gustafsson; Kari Andén-Papadopoulos; Thomas Tufte; Helge Rønning; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Community media; Youth; Social Change; Nairobi; Kenya; Democratisation; Youth Culture; Identity; Community broadcasting; Slums; Communication Studies; medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Since late 2006, several small media projects have emerged in the slums of Nairobi with the aim to counterbalance the ignorance from mainstream media, provide the slums residents with news, information and an opportunity to voice their needs and discuss relevant issues. These media are best labelled community media, since their main concern is to serve the interests of the community, in this context the slums. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hypertension in Vietnam : from community-based studies to a national targeted programme

    Author : Pham Thai Son; Peter Byass; Alexandra Krettek; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hypertension; risk factor; community; programme; Vietnam; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: In the context of transitional Vietnam, hypertension has been shown to be one of the ten leading causes of morbidity and mortality in hospitals. However, population-based data on hypertension are to a large extent lacking. READ MORE

  3. 3. IT Design for Amateur Communities

    Author : Cristian Bogdan; KTH; []
    Keywords : amateur; volunteer; community; work; amateur work; participatory design; software development; challenge; contingency; pioneering; public; personal development; learning; hands-on learning; self-sustainability; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The concept of community is receiving increasing attentionacross organizations and throughout the entire society.Voluntary association, creation of value, and solidarity incommunity contexts get more and more appreciated and nurturedwithin companies and other organizations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ultra-wideband feed design and characterization for next generation radio telescopes

    Author : Jonas Flygare; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; reflector feed; geodesy; radio astronomy; quad-ridge flared horn; square kilometre array; dielectric loading; spline-defined; decade bandwidth; Ultra-wideband antennas;

    Abstract : Radio telescopes are used as tools for observations in both radio astronomy and geodesy. To observe the weak sources in space, highly sensitive receivers headed by optimized reflector feeds are needed. Wideband and ultra-wideband (UWB) receiver systems enable large continuous frequency bandwidth and reduce the number of receivers that are needed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Learner support for distance learners : A study of six cases of ICT-based distance education institutions in China

    Author : Shuting Gao; Vinayagum Chinapah; Shangwu Zhao; Chang Zhu; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Learner support; student support; support services; peer support; learner center; collaborative learning; interaction; motivation; critical thinking; creative thinking; deep learning; higher order learning; group learning; small group work; Community of Inquiry CoI ; ICT-based distance learning; Radio and TV University; distance education; Web-based learning; e-Learning; adult education; higher education; International and Comparative Education; internationell och jämförande pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on learner support in Chinese distance education. It draws a picture of Chinese modern distance education, covering the major issues in the field of learner support, and small group work as peer support. READ MORE