Search for dissertations about: "sociocultural perspective"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the words sociocultural perspective.

  1. 1. Adolescent Eating Disorders in a Sociocultural Context

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Barbro Thurfjell; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Child and adolescent psychiatry; Adolescent psychiatry; Eating disorders; Adolescents; Gender; Ideals; Outcome; Sociocultural; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; MEDICINE Psychiatry Child and adolescent psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : Adolescence means an increased risk for eating disorders (ED) and the female gender is the most important risk factor. Empirical studies of the perceptions of gender ideals—as potential mediating factors between the socio-cultural context and ED—were this thesis’ primary goals. READ MORE

  2. 2. A time and place for everything? social visualisation tools and critical literacies

    University dissertation from Borås : University of Borås

    Author : Veronica Johansson; Högskolan i Borås.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Critical literacy; Document perspective; enactments of meaning; geographic information systems GIS ; ICT; information activities; inscriptions; interaction; library and information science LIS ; representation; social data; social visualisation tools; sociocultural perspective; Library and information science; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to analyse mutual enactments of critical literacies and social visualisation tools as information resources. The central concept of critical literacies as used here extends and redefines prior critical literacy definitions to denote the pluralistic situated enactments of meaning through which study participants identify, question and transform bias, restrictions and power related aspects of access, control and use in relation to the tools. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pupils in remedial classes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för barn- och ungdomsvetenskap

    Author : Anna-Lena Ljusberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Remedial class; attention and or concentration deficits; pupil perspective; pupil’s perspective; classroom climate; socio-cultural perspective; self-concept; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Child and Youth Science; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to increase understanding of being a pupil in a remedial class. The thesis is based on interviews, questionnaires, and observations and includes parents, teachers, and pupils in ten remedial classes. Fifty-five percent of the studied pupils had no specific diagnosis. READ MORE

  4. 4. New ways of learning Participatory action research and Kenyan runners’ appropriation of smartphones to improve their daily lives and participation in m-learning

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Per-Olof Hansson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Participatory action research; m-learning; sociocultural perspective; Deltagande aktionsforskning; mobilt lärande; sociokulturellt perspektiv;

    Abstract : In Kenya, mobile technology is widely used, with more and more people gaining access to the Internet. Mobile technology has the potential to support learning and improve lives, particular those of impoverished people. In this study, 30 Kenyan runners from poor backgrounds and with limited formal education participated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Musical play: Children interacting with and around music technology

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Pernilla Lagerlöf; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Music technology; Swedish preschool; Sociocultural perspective; Interaction analysis; Play; Learning; Participation; Communica¬tion; Early Childhood Education; After-school Centre;

    Abstract : This thesis explores young children and music learning in the ecology of music technologies. The research is a part of an EU project called MIROR (Musical Interaction Relying on Reflection) that had the intention to develop software for music learning designed to promote specific cognitive abilities in the field of music improvisation. READ MORE