Search for dissertations about: "participatory development studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 112 swedish dissertations containing the words participatory development studies.

  1. 1. Participatory inquiry : Collaborative Design

    Author : Martin Johansson; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Design informed by ethnography; Work practice based design; Participatory inquiry; Collaborative design; Design games; Interaction Design; Human Computer Interaction; Participatory Design;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on design sessions in which users and stakeholders participate. It demonstrates how material from field studies can be used in exploratory design sessions. The emphasis is on the staging and realization of experiments with ‘possible futures’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards sustainable development : Indicators as a tool of local governance

    Author : Eva Mineur; Katarina Eckerberg; Neil Carter; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainability indicators; policy discourse; sustainable development; public participation; institutional arrangements; indicator design; local governance; Swedish environmental politics; implementation; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Beginning in the 1990s, sustainability indicators have rapidly been developed in different political contexts to measure progress towards reaching sustainable development. Previous research has largely focused on developing models and criteria for defining indicators in order to identify scientifically sound systems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Voices in design : argumentation in participatory development

    Author : Cecilia Sjöberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The focus in this thesis lies on methods used to support the early phases in the information system design process. The main perspective emanates from the ”Scandinavian” approach to systems development and Participatory Design. READ MORE

  4. 4. Project Evaluation in Development Cooperation : A Meta-Evaluative Case Study in Tanzania

    Author : Mikiko Cars; Jan-Ingvar Löfstedt; Roy Carr-Hill; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; meta-evaluation; social programme evaluation theories and methodology; international development cooperation; development evaluation; community based approach; actor oriented approach; participatory monitoring and evaluation; responsive-constructivist evaluation; Tanzania; International education; Internationell pedagogik;

    Abstract : The research reported here is a meta-evaluative case study of project evaluation in the context of Official Development Cooperation (ODC) in the education sector in Tanzania, where the particular focus is on capturing the relative values attached to evaluation by various stakeholder groups.Perspectives from the constructivist paradigm are adopted, implying relativist ontology, subjectivist epistemology, and naturalistic interpretive methodology. READ MORE

  5. 5. Computer Visualization in Participatory and Cognitive Engineering

    Author : Peter Bengtsson; Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Utvecklingspsykologi; Development psychology; Dynamic Decision Making; Operator Process Interfaces; Action Research; Learning; Ergonomics; Engineering; Participatory; Virtual Reality; Animation; Computer; Visualization; Systems engineering; computer technology; Data- och systemvetenskap; Architecture; interior design; Arkitektur; inredningsarkitektur; Engineering Psychology; Teknisk psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis tells the initiation story of a computer visualization methodology and a participatory engineering methodology. The two methodologies are tightly coupled and for the purpose of this thesis, as a unit, named Computer Visualization in Par-ticipatory Engineering (VIPE). READ MORE