Search for dissertations about: "prescriptive design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 swedish dissertations containing the words prescriptive design.

  1. 1. Faster. Stronger. Better? : designing for enhanced engagement of extreme sports

    Author : Rouien Zarin; Andreas Lund; Johan Redström; Ambra Trotto; Tom Djajadiningrat; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; NATURVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; constructive design research; design prototypes; prototypes; design research; research through design; embodiment; sports; interaction; technology; user experience; human computer interaction; tactile; feedback; design; design;

    Abstract : The human body is capable of very rich and complex movements and gestures which we use in everyday life to manipulate, navigate and negotiate the world around us—it is our interface for human experience. However, as technology advances it simultaneously shrinks, moving closer to our bodies, intertwining with the many facets of our lives and positions itself between our experiences of the physical environments around us. READ MORE

  2. 2. On the other side of change : Exploring the role that design can play in retaining sustainable doings

    Author : Chu Wanjun; Renee Wever; Wiktoria Glad; Oskar Rexfelt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Design for sustainable behavior; Behavior retention; Behavior change; Sustainable design; Context change; Activity theory;

    Abstract : The world keeps changing more rapidly. Induced by context change disruptions such as individual life-course changes and macro socio-economical events, the way people carry out their everyday life doings is also undergoing a dynamic transition process, which may open up windows of opportunity for design to transit people’s behavior in a more sustainable direction. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding and Supporting Product-Service System Designing : Preliminary Insights and Support for Designing Resource-Efficient and Effective Solutions

    Author : Abhijna Neramballi; Tomohiko Sakao; Mattias Lindahl; Philip Cash; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis aims to establish the basis for scientifically understanding and supporting the cognitive processes involved in the conceptual design of resource- efficient and effective product-service systems (PSSs). The research carried out is transdisciplinary in nature and includes both prescriptive and descriptive studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Designing for added pedagogical value : A design-based research study of teachers’ educational design with ICT

    Author : Jörgen Holmberg; Uno Fors; Göran Fransson; Jo Tondeur; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; added pedagogical value; design-based research; design framework; educational design; educational design research; EFL; ICT; teacher practice; TPACK; Innovative Learning; Innovativt lärande; informationssamhället; Information Society;

    Abstract : In an increasingly digitized world teachers are expected to take on the role of educational designers and use ICT to design in ways that add pedagogical value to teaching and learning. This thesis adopts a design-based research (DBR) approach to: (a) explore and contribute to the educational design processes of teachers of English as a foreign language in their efforts to use ICT for added pedagogical value, (b) examine how ICT is used in educational designs to create/contribute to what the teachers and students describe as added value and (c) explore, problematize and refine DBR as a research approach. READ MORE

  5. 5. On conceptual design reliability : an approach for identification of potential failures

    Author : Micael Derelöv; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Conceptual Design; Potential Failure; Evaluation; Reliability; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis is the result of research in the area of Evaluation and Decision-Making in the Design Process. It examines how to support and facilitate the evaluation activities in the design process in order to create a more solid foundation on which to base design decisions. READ MORE