Search for dissertations about: "conceptual understanding"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 486 swedish dissertations containing the words conceptual understanding.

  1. 1. Crossing the threshold : Visualization design and conceptual understanding of evolution

    Author : Andreas C. Göransson; Lena Tibell; Konrad Schönborn; Anat Yarden; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Evolution; Natural selection; Visualization; Conceptual understanding; Conceptual change;

    Abstract : The theory of evolution is considered the unifying theory of biology. An accurate understanding of evolution is vital both for the understanding of diverse topics in biology, but also for societal issues such as antibiotic resistance or biodiversity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Facets of chemical bonding that enhance or encumber conceptual understanding

    Author : Anders Nimmermark; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; student surveys; chemical bonding; secondary school; tertiary education; coordination chemistry; conceptual understanding;

    Abstract : Chemical bonding is a vast subject, rich in abstract concepts and advanced and less-advanced explanatory models that the learner has to master. In this context, the teaching of chemical bonding at the secondary school level is extremely important, as it has the potential to increase or hinder students’ further understanding of bonding. READ MORE

  3. 3. On conceptual design reliability : an approach for identification of potential failures

    Author : Micael Derelöv; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Conceptual Design; Potential Failure; Evaluation; Reliability; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis is the result of research in the area of Evaluation and Decision-Making in the Design Process. It examines how to support and facilitate the evaluation activities in the design process in order to create a more solid foundation on which to base design decisions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Demystifying the Black Box - Exploring How Users Make Sense of Fully Automated Vehicles

    Author : Mikael Johansson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; Automated vehicles; Driving Automation; Meaning; Conceptual model; Make sense; Product semantics; Signifiers; Understanding;

    Abstract : Vehicles are becoming increasingly automated. Already today vehicles are able to take over and assist the human driver in certain driving tasks, and the scope of technical possibilities is rapidly expanding. However, for the proliferation of AVs to occur, there are several challenges that must first be overcome. READ MORE

  5. 5. Conceptions and artefacts : Children's understanding of the earth in the presence of visual representations

    Author : Karin Ehrlén; Ola Halldén; Stella Vosniadou; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conceptual understanding; cultural conventions; visual representations; Education; Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The studies in this thesis explore children’s understanding of the earth when presented with visual representations. The conceptual understanding is related to cognitive contexts as well as the physical and cultural state. Pictures and models, as communicative tools, are associated with both cognition and culture. READ MORE