Search for dissertations about: "course design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 247 swedish dissertations containing the words course design.

  1. 1. On the other side of change : Exploring the role that design can play in retaining sustainable doings

    Author : Wanjun Chu; Renee Wever; Wiktoria Glad; Oskar Rexfelt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Design for sustainable behavior; Behavior retention; Behavior change; Sustainable design; Context change; Activity theory;

    Abstract : The world keeps changing more rapidly. Induced by context change disruptions such as individual life-course changes and macro socio-economical events, the way people carry out their everyday life doings is also undergoing a dynamic transition process, which may open up windows of opportunity for design to transit people’s behavior in a more sustainable direction. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aesthetic Flexibility : Modularity of Visual Form in Product Portfolios and Branded Products

    Author : Torbjörn Andersson; Johan Ölvander; Anders Warell; Stefan Holmlid; Monika Hestad; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aesthetic flexibility; industrial design; product modularity; brand extension; product portfolio development; carry-over; face-lift;

    Abstract : The increase in competition amongst companies that produce complex or large product portfolios has created a need to utilise modularity strategies not only to flexibly manage technical complexity in a costeffective manner but also for visual appearance. This research aims to understand how the visual appearance of products is affected by modular product development strategies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Designing for Interactional Empowerment

    Author : Anna Ståhl; Kristina Höök; Jonas Löwgren; Erik Stolterman; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Human-computer Interaction; Människa-datorinteraktion;

    Abstract : This thesis further defines how to reach Interactional Empowerment through design for users. Interactional Empowerment is an interaction design program within the general area of affective interaction, focusing on the users’ abil­ity to reflect, express themselves and engage in profound meaning-making. READ MORE

  4. 4. Robust design : Accounting for uncertainties in engineering

    Author : David Lönn; Larsgunnar Nilsson; Niclas Strömberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Robust optimisation; robust design; robustness; meta model; sensitivity analysis; Solid mechanics; Fastkroppsmekanik;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns optimization of structures considering various uncertainties. The overall objective is to find methods to create solutions that are optimal both in the sense of handling the typical load case and minimising the variability of the response, i.e. robust optimal designs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Monsters I Love : On Multivocal Arts

    Author : Alex Nowitz; Rolf Hughes; Sten Sandell; Åse Tone; Stockholms konstnärliga högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Music; acousmatic and disembodied voice; æsthetics of uncertainty and in-between; composer-performer; contemporary vocal performance art; custom musical instrument DIY ; digital musical instrument DMI ; electronic and electroacoustic music; expanding the field of vocal performance art; extended vocal techniques; extending the voice; gesture-controlled live electronics; improvisation and real-time composition; inclusive vocal performance practises; interactive sound and music; multidirectional listening; multivocality; multivocal voice; new vocality; sampling practises for vocal and musical improvisation; schizophonic practices; sensor-based and computer-based technology; singer-composer; sound art; sound technology; STEIM; strophonion; vocal materiality and liminality; vocal personas; vocal sound dance; wireless technology; Performativa och mediala praktiker; med inriktning mot film och media koreografi opera scen; Performative and mediated practices; with specializations in choreography film and media opera performing arts;

    Abstract : Proposing a ‘multivocal practice’ in the vocal arts, this exposition (documented artistic research project) embodies an inclusive approach to four core categories for the contemporary performance voice: the singing, speaking, extended and disembodied voice. The culmination of a four-year PhD project in the Performative and mediated practices, with specializations in choreography/film and media/opera /performing arts, it documents artistic research sub-projects through the presentation of multimedia material, interweaving performance recordings with reflection and informative threads. READ MORE