Search for dissertations about: "evaluation use"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2085 swedish dissertations containing the words evaluation use.

  1. 1. National environmental evaluation systems : guiding towards sustainability?

    Author : Magnus Larsson; Anders Hanberger; Katarina Eckerberg; Daniel Larsson; Per Mickwitz; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; environmental evaluation; evaluation systems; evaluation use; sustainable development; program theory; stakeholders; environmental policy;

    Abstract : Background: Dealing with environmental threats is one of the largest, if not the largest, challenge contemporary societies face. One way to better deal with this challenge would be to produce knowledge that can be used to improve environmental work and environmental policy and thus ultimately contribute to sustainable development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Use or Misuse? : Addiction Care Practitioners’ Perceptions of Substance Use and Treatment

    Author : Eva Samuelsson; Jan Blomqvist; Lena Hübner; Lisa Wallander; Ingrid Sahlin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; substance use; treatment; practitioners’ perceptions; social services; regional healthcare; factorial survey; multi-level analysis; focus group interviews; discourse analysis; Sweden; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis has been to study boundary-making in addiction care practitioner’s perceptions of substance use and treatment. The four papers are based on three data collections in Swedish outpatient addiction care: a) a survey conducted in 2006 (n=655), b) a factorial survey using randomly constructed vignettes conducted in 2011 (n=474), and c) a focus group interview study from 2013 (n=30) with a sample of the respondents from the factorial survey. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluations that matter in social work

    Author : Anna Petersén; Jan Olsson; Anders Bruhn; Per-Åke Karlsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; evaluation; evaluation use; knowledge use; phronesis; scientific knowledge; praxis-based knowledge; Social Work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : A great deal of evaluations are commissioned and conducted every year in social work, but research reports a lack of use of the evaluation results. This may depend on how the evaluations are conducted, but it may also depend on how social workers use evaluation results. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Usability of Collaborative Virtual Environments: Towards an Evaluation Framework

    Author : Ilona Heldal; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; use; social interaction; effectiveness; interaction via technology; presence; collaboration; Virtual environments; evaluation; usability; immersive;

    Abstract : Collaboration is often a necessity in order to reach one's goals in society, organizations, or among individuals. Collaborative Virtual Environments (CVEs) can be used as a medium supporting communication and interaction between people. READ MORE

  5. 5. Smart Homes and User Values : Long-term evaluation of IT-services in Residential and Single Family Dwellings

    Author : Greger Sandström; Ulf Keijer; Brian Atkin; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; accessibility; developer; dwelling; construction process; evaluation; home; housing; information technology; intelligent building; long-term; model; post-occupancy evaluation; resident; service delivery; smart home; trust; usability; usefulness; user; user evaluation; user experience; user value; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Do residents find value in smart home functions? How should these functions be designed to offer user benefit? These were the governing questions of this study that involved nearly 200 families in three different housing projects during five years of occupancy. The housing units were equipped with advanced smart homes solutions, electronic and digital devices to control them, and a set of functions to increase comfort, safety and security in the homes. READ MORE