Search for dissertations about: "guides"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 133 swedish dissertations containing the word guides.

  1. 1. Finnish Teacher Guides in Mathematics : Resources for primary school teachers in designing teaching

    Author : Tuula Koljonen; Kirsti Hemmi; Andreas Ryve; Jeppe Skott; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cultural scripts; curriculum materials in mathematics; Finnish primary school; teacher guides characteristics; resources for teaching; Didactics; didaktik;

    Abstract : Previous research worldwide has shown that curriculum materials maintain a strong presence and constitute an important tool, artefact, in mathematics classrooms. Yet, there is a vast lack of research on the design and the characteristics of teacher guides. READ MORE

  2. 2. New Methods for Reducing Ground-Borne Noise in Buildings above Railway Tunnels

    Author : Osama A. B. Hassan; KTH; []
    Keywords : Ground-borne noise; railway noise; in-plane waves; wave-guides; scattering; propagation constant; input mobility; elastic stratum; dual integral equations;

    Abstract : The rapid expansion of major cities in the west Europeancountries has accentuated the need to exploit every potentialsite for new establishments, e.g. areas over train tunnels andnear railway tracks in general. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Threatened Paradise : Tourism on a Greek Island

    Author : Peter Smekal; Jan Ovesen; Julie Scott; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Greece; Kárpathos; tourism; anti-tourism; tourist typologies; repeat vacationing; tour guides; host-guest relations; festivals; guidebooks; tourist media; Orientalism; lifestyles; social distinctions; Romanticism; nostalgia; Kulturantropologi; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is about attitudes and practices of foreign tourists in Ólymbos, a village in the north of the Greek island of Kárpathos. Based upon several periods of fieldwork from 1999 to 2005, it focuses on the discomfort with tourism and the tourist role which is shared by many holidaymakers, and which also can be found in various types of representations of the area. READ MORE

  4. 4. Approaching Curriculum Resources : Examining the potential of textbooks and teacher guides to support mathematics learning and teaching

    Author : Linda Ahl; Andreas Ryve; Skott Skott; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : Didactics; didaktik;

    Abstract : The driving forces of conducting the two studies presented in this thesis are: the strong position of curriculum resources in the mathematics classroom in general; teachers’ faith in curriculum resources to convey the intentions and goals of mathematics education; and the expected benefits to mathematics education through expanding the knowledge base of research in the area of curriculum resources in general, and teacher guides in particular. This thesis builds upon two studies conducted in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Augmenting the Remote Control : Studies in Complex Information Navigation for Digital TV

    Author : Aseel Berglund; Sture Hägglund; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; remote control; digital TV; paper-based TV guides; speech interaction; speech interfaces; Computer science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : The transition to digital TV is changing the television set into an entertainment as well as information supplier device that provides two-way communication with the viewer. However, the present remote control device is not appropriate for navigation through the huge amount of services and information provided by the future digital TV, presumably also a device for accessing the Internet. READ MORE