Search for dissertations about: "unpacking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the word unpacking.

  1. 1. Unpacking Swedish Sustainability : The promotion and circulation of sustainable urbanism

    Author : Anna Hult; Karin Bradley; Federico Caprotti; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Urban sustainability; Sweden; Eco-cities; GHG calculations; Political ecology; Actor network-theory; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Sweden has been praised for its achievements, and promoted as a role model, in sustainable urban development. This thesis, comprising five separate articles and a cover essay, is a critical study of the Swedish urban sustainable imaginary. The first article examines how this imaginary is produced. READ MORE

  2. 2. Unpacking the Flow : Knowledge Transfer in MNCs

    Author : Magnus Persson; Mats Forsgren; Ulf Andersson; Ram Mudambi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Knowledge transfer; Innovation; Multinational corporations; Technology; Subsidiary; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Multinational corporations (MNCs) are increasingly competing on their ability to utilise knowledge sourced from various parts of the world. In order to draw full advantage of a multinational presence, harnessing the potential of peripheral knowledge assets is a main strategic imperative. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring the role that visual representations play when teaching and learning chemical bonding : An approach built on social semiotics and phenomenography

    Author : Emelie Patron; Susanne Wikman; Cedric Linder; Konrad Schönborn; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; chemistry education research; chemical bonding; visual representations; unpacking; meaning-making; social semiotics; phenomenographyh; Pedagogics and Educational Sciences; Pedagogik och Utbildningsvetenskap;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I explore the role that visual representations play in the teaching and learning of chemistry, using chemical bonding as a particular case. I do this in a novel way by drawing on a combination of social semiotics and phenomenography. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unpacking Digital Game-Based Learning : The complexities of developing and using educational games

    Author : Björn Berg Marklund; Per Backlund; Henrik Engström; Anna-Sofia Alklind Taylor; Kristine Jørgensen; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Educational games; Digital Game-Based Learning; case study; games in education; Humaniora-samhällsvetenskap; Humanities and Social sciences; Technology; Teknik; Interaction Lab ILAB ; Interaction Lab ILAB ;

    Abstract : Digital game-based learning has traditionally been examined from an ‘artefact-centric’ perspective that focuses on understanding how game design and principles of learning are, or can be, intertwined. These types of examinations have resulted in many descriptions of games’ educational potential, which has subsequently led to many types of arguments for why games should be used more extensively in formal education. READ MORE

  5. 5. Unpacking Rational Use of Antibiotics : Policy in Medical Practice and the Medical Debate

    Author : Hedvig Gröndal; Tora Holmberg; Ericka Johnson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Antibiotics; Policy; Medical Sociology; Actor-Network Theory; Human-microbial relations; Antimicrobial Resistance; Everyday Infections; Material semiotics; Medical sociology; Medical objects; Medical technologies; Medical knowledge; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Rational use of antibiotics–using antibiotics only when needed and in the right way–is a prioritized goal in policy aimed at preventing antimicrobial resistance. A vast body of research is devoted to understanding why unnecessary antibiotics are prescribed. READ MORE