Search for dissertations about: "knowing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 236 swedish dissertations containing the word knowing.

  1. 1. Knowing me, knowing you Mentalization abilities of children who use augmentative and alternative communication

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Annette (Anett) Sundqvist; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mentalization; active participation; social networks; children who use augmentative and alternative communication; Mentaliseringsfömåga; sociala nätverk; aktivt deltagande; barn som använder sig av alternativ och kompletterande kommunikation; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigated several components important to the understanding of mentalization for children who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). The result of the thesis demonstrated that non-verbal mental age correlated significantly with mentalization tasks, and that the participants did not significantly differ compared to a nonverbal age-matched group of children without disabilities. READ MORE

  2. 2. The structure of knowing Existential trust as an epistemological category

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Hildur Kalman; Umeå universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; lived body; knowing; existential trust; tacit knowing; Pkolanyi; subsidiary awareness; experience; gender; epistemology; from-to structure; agency;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the structure of knowing, and it argues that existential trust is an epistemological category.The aim of the dissertation is to develop a view according to which all human activity is seen as an activity of a lived body, and in which the understanding of the structure of such activity is regarded as central for the solution even of epistemological problems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Project Becoming and Knowing Trajectories. An Epistemological Perspective on Human and Nonhuman Project Making

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Camilla Niss; Högskolan i Gävle.; Högskolan i Gävle.; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi; project; knowing; project making; nonhuman agency; knowing trajectory;

    Abstract :  In our ‘projectified’ and ‘knowledge-intensive’ society, industrial projects have been proposed as important “journeys of knowledge creation” or “places for knowledge integration”. To date, such perspectives have mainly used traditional cognitive and contextual theories of knowledge and have thus mostly been focused on human actors and their interaction. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ways of knowing in ways of moving A study of the meaning of capability to move

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender Studies, Stockholm Univeristy

    Author : Gunn Nyberg; Högskolan Dalarna.; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Utbildning och lärande; Physical Education; capability to move; ways of knowing; knowing how; tacit knowing; Ryle; Polanyi; Schön; utbildningsvetenskap med inriktning mot praktiska kunskapstraditioner; Educational Sciences in Arts and Professions;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis has been to investigate the meaning of the capability to move in order to identify and describe this capability from the perspective of the one who moves in relation to specific movements. It has been my ambition to develop ways to explicate, and thereby open up for discussion, what might form an educational goal in the context of movements and movement activities in the school subject of physical education and health (PEH). READ MORE

  5. 5. Helpdesking Knowing and learning in IT support practices

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Ann-Charlotte Bivall; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; helpdesk support; knowing; sociocultural perspective; interaction analysis; collaborative work;

    Abstract : The background of this doctoral thesis is an interest in work achievement over extended time periods in specialized and technology-infused workplaces. Globalization, digitalization and increased focus on customer services are constituent aspects that have been claimed responsible for the current changes in the way work practices and teamwork are organized. READ MORE