Search for dissertations about: "situated practices"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 swedish dissertations containing the words situated practices.

  1. 1. Situated Embodiment : Studies in the emergence of spatial meaning

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Jordan Zlatev; Stockholms universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap; General Linguistics; allmän språkvetenskap;

    Abstract : What does it mean to know a language? How do children acquire language, seemingly spontaneously? How is intersubjective linguistic meaning made possible? How are people able to understand utterances which they have not heard before? General questions such as these are of primal concern for modem theoretical linguistics. At the same time the dominant theoretical approach to answering them, generativism, has given rise to persistent anomalies and confusions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning to learn in e-Learning constructive practices for development

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Annika Andersson; Örebro universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ICT4D; distance education; constructive learning practices; Structuration Theory; ICT; developing countries; e-learning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Informatics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; Informatik; Informatics;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns technology use in distance educations and learning practices related to this use. The research was carried out over the period 2005 to 2009 in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and has been reported in 6 published papers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Human development and institutional practices : Women, child care and the Mobile Creches

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1995]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Child care; Communication; Construction workers; Development; Everyday learning; India; Institutional practices; Literacies; Migration; Mobile Creches; Nongovernmental Organizations; Participant observation; Urbanization; Women; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study presents an analysis of the everyday activities of an Indian Nongovernmental Organization (NGO), the Mobile Creches (MC). NGO' s - societal institutions which have grown in prominence in the post-World War II era - are primarily involved in providing services for marginalized sections of different southern nations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Strategy as Sociomaterial Practices : Planning, Decision-Making, and Responsiveness in Corporate Lending

    University dissertation from Stockholm : School of Business, Stockholm University

    Author : Robert Demir; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; strategy; sociomaterial; practice; technology; planning; decision-making; responsiveness; bank; lending; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; företagsekonomi; Business Administration;

    Abstract : In their everyday work, organizations, like individuals, find it familiar to consider information technologies and other material objects as nonnegotiable necessities. Management and organization researchers have recalled this evident fact by advancing knowledge of the mundane aspects of computer-mediated work. READ MORE

  5. 5. Problem-solving revisited : On school mathematics as a situated practice

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Jan Wyndhamn; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Problem-solving; Learning in school; Mathematics learning; Cognition and context; Situated learning; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The general interest behind the present work is to contribute to an understanding of human cognition in context. More specifically, the empirical research reported focuses on how pupils define and deal with problem-solving in what for them is a regular school situation. READ MORE