Search for dissertations about: "online discussion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 swedish dissertations containing the words online discussion.

  1. 1. Learning text talk online : Collaborative learning in asynchronous text based discussion forums

    Author : Monica Liljeström; Agneta Hult; Anders. D. Olofsson; Lars Svensson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Online learning; CSCL; online assessment; collaborative learning; peer assessment; peer review; folkbildning; Swedish liberal adult education online; higher education online; socio-cultural theory; asynchronous discussion forums; ADF; evaluation;

    Abstract : The desire to translate constructivist and sociocultural approaches to learning in specific learning activities is evident in most forms of training at current, not least in online education. Teachers worldwide are struggling with questions of how to create conditions in this fairly new realm of education for learners to contribute to the development of a good quality in their own and others' learning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Material virtualities : Approaching online textual embodiment

    Author : Jenny Sunden; Jenny Sundén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Embodiment; body; cyberfeminism; cyborg; subjectivity; virtuality; materiality; MUD; MOO; cybercultural studies; digital textuality; online ethnography; poststructuralist literary theory; queer theory; online interaction; Diskursanalys; språksociologi; cyberspace; queerteori; virtuell verklighet; MUD; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : While the Internet is often presented as a disembodied medium, various forms of bodily presence are continually introduced when people meet online. This study explores notions of embodiment in a particular text-based virtual world (here called WaterMOO) by investigating how bodies- always sexually specific- are created and rendered meaningful in online textual practices. READ MORE

  3. 3. Word Meaning Negotiation in Online Discussion Forum Communication

    Author : Jenny Myrendal; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; linguistics; pragmatics; computer-mediated communication; CMC; dialogue; semantic coordination; word meaning negotiation; discussion forum communication; conversation analysis; CA;

    Abstract : We all know that lexicons contain definitions of the meanings of words, but when we communicate with other people, these are not the kinds of meaning we use in interaction. In conversation, we coordinate with each other in a meaning-making process where we make use of a more flexible semantic quality associated with words, called meaning potential. READ MORE

  4. 4. Face in cyberspace : Facework, (im)politeness and conflict in English discussion groups

    Author : Ibolya Maricic; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; computer-mediated discourse; computer-mediated interaction; conflict management; discussion groups; face; facework; flaming; im politeness; strategies; verbal conflict; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; English language; Engelska språket; Human communication; Kommunikation mellan människor; Engelska med språkvetenskaplig inriktning; English;

    Abstract : The purpose of the current study is to explore the discourse strategies and linguistic resources employed by the participants in English electronic discussion fora when handling ‘face’ (public self-image) and conflict online.Two data sets were collected from the moderated Musiclassical mailing list and from the non-moderated alt. READ MORE

  5. 5. Do I look white? : Creating community in online safe spaces for racialized youth

    Author : Fanny Pérez Aronsson; Rickard Jonsson; Tommaso M. Milani; Ann Phoenix; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; online ethnography; safe spaces; racialized youth; coloniality; narrative; storytelling; small stories; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap; Child and Youth Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines identity performances amongst racialized youth in online ‘safe spaces’. Using a netnography-inspired approach to study communities online, the study employs decolonial and narrative theories to analyse identity performances through everyday interaction. READ MORE