Search for dissertations about: "online ethnography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words online ethnography.

  1. 1. Online teaching practices : Sociomaterial matters in higher education settings

    Author : Karin Bolldén; Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren; Ann-Marie Laginder; Åsa Mäkitalo; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Practice theory; sociomaterial; ICT; distance education; e-learning; online ethnography; internet research; higher education; virtual worlds; LMS; VLE; Praktikteori; sociomaterialitet; IKT; distansutbildning; e-lärande; onlineetnografi; internetforskning; högre utbildning; virtuella världar; LMS; VLE;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to describe and analyse online teaching practices in the Swedish higher education context. The study had an online ethnographic approach and was based on empirical data on the teaching in two university courses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Material virtualities : Approaching online textual embodiment

    Author : Jenny Sunden; 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. Designing for Online Youth Counselling : Empowerment through Design and Participation

    Author : Sofia Lundmark; Ann-Carita Evaldsson; Gustav Lymer; Åsa Mäkitalo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Empowerment; Participation; Design practice; Participatory design projects; Norm-critical design; Norms in design; Ethnography; Ethnomethodology; Online youth counselling; Pedagogik; Education; Patologi; Pathology; Patologi; Pathology;

    Abstract : More and more people are using the internet to access various societal functions. In recent years, municipalities and private enterprises have increasingly begun to explore and develop internet-based services to support public health in general and to disseminate health information in particular. READ MORE

  4. 4. Death Online in Contemporary Russia : Memory, Forgetting 
and the Connective Presence of Mourning on the Internet

    Author : Katerina Linden; Amanda Lagerkvist; Ylva Ekström; Anna Reading; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; existential media studies; virtual ethnography; death online; digital memory studies; connective presence; Dasein; default amnesia; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the ways in which online technologies transform communal commemoration and grief practices in the Russian-speaking world, and what the existential implications of these changes are for individuals and society. This aim is rooted in the theoretical framework of existential media studies complemented by digital memory studies and death online studies. 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