Search for dissertations about: "task difficulty"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the words task difficulty.

  1. 1. Difficult to read or difficult to solve? The role of natural language and other semiotic resources in mathematics tasks

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Anneli Dyrvold; Magnus Österholm; Ewa Bergqvist; Johan Lithner; Candia Morgan; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mathematics education; multisemiotics; task text; difficulty; mathematical reading ability; didactics of mathematics; matematikdidaktik;

    Abstract : When students solve mathematics tasks, the tasks are commonly given as written text, usually consisting of natural language, mathematical notation and different types of images. This is one reason why reading and interpreting such texts are important parts of being mathematically proficient, at least within the school context. READ MORE

  2. 2. (Mis)understanding and learning of feedback relations in a simple dynamic system

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Eva Jensen; Berndt Brehmer; Håkan Stattin; Erling Moxnes; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; cognition; problem solving; task difficulty; reasoning; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The work presented in this dissertation has focused on laypeople's understanding of a simple dynamic system. The system in question consisted of a predator-and-prey ecology. A computer simulation was used to portray foxes feeding on rabbits. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Shield against Distraction from Environmental Noise

    University dissertation from Gävle : Gävle University Press

    Author : Niklas Halin; Patrik Sörqvist; Jessica Ljungberg; John Marsh; Sara Bengtsson; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental noise; distractibility; task engagement; working memory capacity; office-related tasks; miljöljud; distraktion; engagemang i uppgiften; arbetsminneskapacitet; kontorsrelaterade arbetsuppgifter;

    Abstract : Working in noisy environments can be detrimental to cognitive performance. In order to perform well people have to find a way to attenuate distraction. READ MORE

  4. 4. Facing the Illusion Piece by Piece Face Recognition for Persons with Learning Disability

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Henrik Danielsson; Jerker Rönnberg; Jan Andersson; Erland Hjelmquist; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Face recognition; Memory conjunction error; Binding; Working memory; Learning disability; Witness psychology; Ansiktsigenkänning; Falska minnen; Bindning; Arbetsminne; Utvecklingsstörning; Vittnespsykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work Disability research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete Handikappsforskning;

    Abstract : Avhandlingens övergripande syfte var att undersöka ansiktsigenkänning för personer med och utan utvecklingsstörning. Tre specifika forskningsfrågor undersöktes:1. Hur ser interaktionen ut mellan familjaritet med ansikten och familjaritet med miljöer när det gäller bildigenkänning för personer med utvecklingsstörning?2. READ MORE

  5. 5. The effect of modality on social presence, presence and performance in collaborative virtual environments

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Eva-Lotta Sallnäs; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; collaborative virtual environments; modalities; media richness; social presence; presence; communication media; haptic force feedback; TECHNOLOGY Information technology; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik;

    Abstract : Humans rely on all their senses when interacting with others in order to communicate and collaborate efficiently. In mediated interaction the communication channel is more or less constrained, and humans have to cope with the fact that they cannot get all the information that they get in face-to-face interaction. READ MORE