Search for dissertations about: "user participation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 101 swedish dissertations containing the words user participation.

  1. 1. Learning English in a Multi-User Virtual Environment : Exploring Factors Affecting Participation

    Author : Airong Wang; Mats Deutschmann; Mercedes Rico Garcia; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Activity theory; Conversational Analysis; Discourse analysis; Ecology of language learning; Model of factors affecting participation; Multi-User Virtual Environment; Participation; Second Life; The sociocultural perspective on learning; Technology adoption;

    Abstract : Online language learning and teaching is a field that has received a significant amount of research attention. What factors could affect student participation in simpler online learning environments has been investigated by researchers, but there has been limited study of factors affecting participation in complex Multi-User Virtual Environments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Legitimizing the knowledge of mental health service users in shared decision making : Promoting participation through a web-based decision support tool

    Author : Katarina Grim; Ulla-Karin Schön; David Rosenberg; Malin Tistad; Magnus Karlsson; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; User knowledge; SDM; Shared decision making; User involvement; User participation; Mental health services; Psychiatry; Health and Welfare; Hälsa och välfärd; Care Sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to explore the manner in which user knowledge and user perspectives can be included and supported in shared decision making (SDM) in mental health services.The thesis consists of four studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Designing for democracy : end-user participation in the construction of political ICTs

    Author : Mikael Norén; Stig Arne Nohrstedt; Åke Grönlund; Anders Fagerjord; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Internet; Design; Democracy; ICT; World Wide Web; Participation; Citizenship; Critical Theory; Technology; HCI; User-Centred Design; Participatory Design; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The Internet and related Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have been proposed as a way to vitalise (western) political democracy, currently marked by a decline in traditional forms of participation. Even if the Internet has established itself as a potential source of power and social change, the lack of clear results for democracy has left the initially mainly optimistic research community disappointed. READ MORE

  4. 4. User Participation In Public e-service Development : Guidelines for including external users

    Author : Jesper Holgersson; Eva Söderström; Fredrik Karlsson; Anne Persson; Leif Skiftenes Flak; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; User participation; public e-service development; external users; Technology; Teknik; Information Systems; Informationssystem IS ;

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  5. 5. Collaboration in Health and Social Care : Service User Participation and Teamwork in Interprofessional Clinical Microsystems

    Author : Susanne Kvarnström; Elisabet Cedersund; Berith Hedberg; Boel Andersson-Gäre; Pirjo Nikander; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; consumer participation; collaboration; empowerment; microsystem; interprofessional; teamwork; service user participation; social citizenship.; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the relationship between citizens and the welfare state with a focus on the collaboration between service users and professionals in Swedish health and social care services. The overall aim of the thesis was to explore how professionals and service users experience collaboration in health and social care. READ MORE