Search for dissertations about: "visual representations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 100 swedish dissertations containing the words visual representations.

  1. 1. On the Visual (Re)production of ‘Refugeeness’ : Images, production sites and oppositional gazes

    Author : Jelena Jovičić; Vanessa Barker; Anna Lund; Nicole Doerr; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; visual sociology; visual discourse analysis; visual production; visual participatory methods; coloniality; racial capitalism; decolonial thought; feminist epistemologies; epistemic disobedience; refugees; refugee crisis; migration studies; critical border studies; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores ways in which images disseminate specific kinds of knowledge and shape the way we understand issues of migration and flight today. In the wake of the 2015/2016 ‘refugee crisis’ in Europe, there has been a vast proliferation of photography depicting flight and people fleeing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making Possible by Making Visible : Learning through Visual Representations in Social Science

    Author : Ann-Sofie Jägerskog; Cecilia Lundholm; Peter Davies; Magnus Hultén; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; social science teaching; visual representation; pricing; causal relationships; teaching and learning; phenomenography; variation theory; practice theory; teaching-learning practice; epistemic practices; upper secondary school; design research; graphs; economics; social studies; ämnesdidaktik med inriktning mot de samhällsvetenskapliga ämnenas didaktik; Teaching and Learning with Specialisation in the Social Sciences Education;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses upon the relationship between teaching and learning of dynamic phenomena and processes in social science and the use of visual representations in social science teaching. Teaching in social science uses many visual representations, such as models, flowcharts and diagrams, in order to help students to grasp phenomena, structures and processes in society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conceptions and artefacts : Children's understanding of the earth in the presence of visual representations

    Author : Karin Ehrlén; Ola Halldén; Stella Vosniadou; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conceptual understanding; cultural conventions; visual representations; Education; Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The studies in this thesis explore children’s understanding of the earth when presented with visual representations. The conceptual understanding is related to cognitive contexts as well as the physical and cultural state. Pictures and models, as communicative tools, are associated with both cognition and culture. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Data Driven Visual Recognition

    Author : Omid Aghazadeh; Stefan Carlsson; Jiri Matas; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Visual Recognition; Data Driven; Supervised Learning; Mixture Models; Non-Parametric Models; Category Recognition; Novelty Detection;

    Abstract : This thesis is mostly about supervised visual recognition problems. Based on a general definition of categories, the contents are divided into two parts: one which models categories and one which is not category based. We are interested in data driven solutions for both kinds of problems. READ MORE