Search for dissertations about: "systemic functional linguistics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words systemic functional linguistics.

  1. 1. Engagement in Medical Research Discourse: A Multisemiotic Discourse-Semantic Study of Dialogic Positioning

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Daniel Lees Fryer; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; engagement; medical research discourse; social semiotics; systemic functional linguistics; dialogic theory; linguistics; semiosis; multisemiosis; multimodality; intersemiosis; intermodality; corpus linguistics; genre; disciplinarity; ideology;

    Abstract : This study investigates how medical researchers engage with a background of prior and anticipated utterances in a collection of highly cited English-language medical research articles. Taking a multisemiotic, systemic-functional approach, I examine the verbal, visual, and mathematical resources used by medical research writers to construe, engage with, and position themselves in relation to a dialogic background of different voices, positions, and propositions. READ MORE

  2. 2. An Information System in its Organisational Contexts : A Systemic Semiotic Longitudinal Case Study

    University dissertation from Wollongong, Australia : Department of Information Systems, University of Wollongong

    Author : Rodney Clarke; Karlstads universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; information systems; longitudinal case study; organisational contexts; organisational semiotics; semiotics; social semiotics; systemic functional linguistics; systemic semiotics; workpractices; Information Systems; Informatik;

    Abstract : This dissertation develops a new form of Systems Analysis based on Systemic Semiotics. Systemic Semiotics, a combination of Social Semiotics and Systemic Functional Linguistic theories, can be used to provide contextual descriptions linking the operations of information systems to their specific situational and organisational contexts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Swedish management in Singapore: a discourse analysis study

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Cheryl Marie Cordeiro-Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Swedish management; discourse analysis; grounded theory; critical discourse analysis; Singapore management; Sweden; Singapore; systemics functional linguistics;

    Abstract : The concept of Scandinavian management as a specialized field of interest, began in the early 1980s with a variety of methods, including quantitative questionnaires, surveys, case studies and narratives within the organization. This dissertation uses discourse analysis as a tool for studying Swedish management characteristics outside of Scandinavia, mainly in Singapore. READ MORE

  4. 4. Teaching genetics - a linguistic challenge A classroom study of secondary teachers' talk about genes, traits and proteins

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Karin Thörne; Karlstads universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Science education; teaching genetics; teachers talk; mendelian genetics; gene function; systemic functional linguistics; compulsory school; Biology; Biologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to investigate how teachers talk about genetics in actual classroom situations. An understanding of how language is used in action can give detailed information about how the subject matter is presented to the students as well as insights in linguistic challenges. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Another thing" Discourse-organising nouns in advanced learner English

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Marie Tåqvist; Karlstads universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; discourse-organising nouns; lexical cohesion; register; academic writing; L2 learners; systemic-functional linguistics; learner corpus research; Contrastive Interlanguage Analysis; ICLE; LOCNESS; ICE; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study examines the use of discourse-organising nouns (DONs), such as fact, issue, and problem, in Swedish advanced students’ academic writing in second language (L2) English, and in what ways texts produced by the L2 students resemble or differ from those produced by advanced native-speaker (L1) students and from expert writing in this respect. The study uses corpus linguistic methodology and is set within the frameworks of Halliday’s systemic-functional linguistics and Granger’s Contrastive Interlanguage Analysis. READ MORE