Search for dissertations about: "consumer education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words consumer education.

  1. 1. Education for sustainable food consumption in home and consumer studies : Lärande för hållbar matkonsumtion i hem- och konsumentkunskap

    Author : Emmalee Gisslevik; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ekologiska livsmedel; Utbildning; Hem- och konsumentkunskap; Grundskolan; Läroplaner; Hållbar utveckling; Natural foods; Curricula; Education; Education; Elementary; Elementary schools; Home economics; Sustainable development; Education for sustainable development; Sustainable consumption; Sustainable food consumption; Compulsory school; Food;

    Abstract : Education as a means to enable sustainable food consumption has gained increasing recognition as a vital means to decrease current burdens upon both natural resources and human health. In response, the Swedish compulsory school subject of home and consumer studies, which positions education about food as core content, has been revised to incorporate in its national syllabus a perspective of sustainable development since 2011. READ MORE

  2. 2. The market for whom? Consumers in need of special support in the Swedish market system of education

    Author : Jude K. Tah; Rune Hausstätter; Helen Knutes-Nyqvist; Christopher Lubienski; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Education market; consumers in need of special support; special education market; school marketing; shopping for schools; specialpedagogik; Special Education;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to analyse and describe the market system of education for consumers in need of special support. Sweden in the beginning of the 1990s implemented a market system of education with the expectation that it will serve the interest of all consumers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring changes of conceptions, values and beliefs concerning the environment : A longitudinal study of upper secondary school students in business and economics education

    Author : Caroline Ignell; Shu-Nu Chang Rundgren; Cecilia Lundholm; Peter Davies; Jeppe Læssøe; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environment; sustainability; interdisciplinary; longitudinal study; conceptual change; prices; externalities; values-beliefs-norms; climate change solutions; upper secondary school students; business and economics education; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : This thesis examines students’ understanding of economic aspects of global environmental problems. The first aim is to identify and characterise changes in business and economics students’ conceptions of negative environmental effects and pricing goods and services. READ MORE

  4. 4. Food Safety Learning in Home and Consumer Studies : Teachers' and Students' Perspectives

    Author : Marie Lange; Ingela Marklinder; Helen Göranzon; Chris Griffith; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Learning; Food safety; Education; Didactic; Risk; Food hygiene; Trust; Students ; Teachers ; Compulsory school; Kostvetenskap; Food; Nutrition and Dietetics;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to explore food safety as part of Home and consumer studies (HCS) education in Swedish compulsory school.Firstly, a nationwide web-based questionnaire was performed among HCS teachers to obtain an overall picture of their knowledge, behaviour and attitudes regarding food safety. READ MORE

  5. 5. Explorations in Values Awareness : Elicitation of Consumer Preferences for Information Systems Development

    Author : Eric-Oluf Svee; Jelena Zdravkovic; Paul Johannesson; Fredrik Björck; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; requirements engineering; business-IT alignment; consumer preferences; informatik med systemvetenskap; Informatics and System Science;

    Abstract : The need for complex software to coordinate the activities of modern enterprises has become a necessity for their success. As business sectors are rapidly reshaped, organizations become global, and consumers have a seemingly endless degree of choice, these competitive conditions require software engineers to incorporate consumer values—personal judgments based on comparative, preferential experiences—into the design of such supporting software. READ MORE