Search for dissertations about: "process evaluation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1266 swedish dissertations containing the words process evaluation.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Pedagogiska institutionen

    Author : Mikiko Cars; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : 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; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education International education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik 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

  2. 2. Smart Homes and User Values Long-term evaluation of IT-services in Residential and Single Family Dwellings

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Greger Sandström; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; accessibility; developer; dwelling; construction process; evaluation; home; housing; information technology; intelligent building; long-term; model; post-occupancy evaluation; resident; service delivery; smart home; trust; usability; usefulness; user; user evaluation; user experience; user value; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Do residents find value in smart home functions? How should these functions be designed to offer user benefit? These were the governing questions of this study that involved nearly 200 families in three different housing projects during five years of occupancy. The housing units were equipped with advanced smart homes solutions, electronic and digital devices to control them, and a set of functions to increase comfort, safety and security in the homes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Biomass conversion through syngas-based biorefineries thermochemical process integration opportunities

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Katarina Åberg; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Biomass; biorefinery; thermochemical conversion; torrefaction; slow pyrolysis; gasification; process integration; carbon negativity;

    Abstract : The replacement of fossil resources through renewable alternatives is one way to mitigate global climate change. Biomass is the only renewable source of carbon available for replacing oil as a refining feedstock. Therefore, it needs to be utilized not just as a fuel but for both biochemical and thermochemical conversion through biorefining. READ MORE

  4. 4. Early Evaluation of Software Process Change Proposals

    University dissertation from Department of Communication Systems, Lund University

    Author : Martin Höst; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1999]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; software process improvement; software engineering; empirical evaluation; interviews; experimentation; Systems engineering; Personal Software Process; Data- och systemvetenskap; computer technology;

    Abstract : Software process improvement involves evaluation of process change proposals, and it is important to evaluate changes as early as possible. A process impact analysis method for interview based evaluation of change proposals is presented. It is based on the subjective opinions of people in the organisation, and it is carried out in three steps. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ethanol from Softwood - Techno-Economic Evaluation for Development of the Enzymatic Process

    University dissertation from Department of Chemical Engineering, Lund University

    Author : Anders Wingren; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Kemiteknik och kemisk teknologi; process development; process simulation; ethanol production; Chemical technology and engineering; economic evaluation; softwood;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Etanol som produceras från förnyelsebara råvaror kan ersätta fossila bränslen som t.ex. bensin och diesel. Denna avhandling behandlar den enzymatiska processen för etanolproduktion från barrträd. READ MORE