Search for dissertations about: "ways"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3692 swedish dissertations containing the word ways.

  1. 1. Ways forward : Effectual and causal approaches to innovation in the Swedish magazine industry

    Author : Anette Johansson; Patrik Wikström; Karl Erik Gustafsson; Alexander McKelvie; Gry Agnete Alsos; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This dissertation builds on a study of key decision makers in the Swedish magazine publishing industry with a particular focus on how they think and act in their work to innovate their industry. This industry, much like the rest of the media industry, is facing increased unpredictability regarding for example the impact of new technology on the business and future demand. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ways of knowing in ways of moving : A study of the meaning of capability to move

    Author : Gunn Nyberg; Håkan Larsson; Ingrid Carlgren; David Kirk; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Physical Education; capability to move; ways of knowing; knowing how; tacit knowing; Ryle; Polanyi; Schön; Utbildning och lärande; utbildningsvetenskap med inriktning mot praktiska kunskapstraditioner; Educational Sciences in Arts and Professions;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis has been to investigate the meaning of the capability to move in order to identify and describe this capability from the perspective of the one who moves in relation to specific movements. It has been my ambition to develop ways to explicate, and thereby open up for discussion, what might form an educational goal in the context of movements and movement activities in the school subject of physical education and health (PEH). READ MORE

  3. 3. Ways of Being Free : Authenticity and Community in Selected Works of Rushdie, Ondaatje and Okri

    Author : Adnan Mahmutovic; Paul Schreiber; Claudia Egerer; Louise Bethlehem; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; existential angst; death; freedom; authenticity; individualism; communalism; orthodoxy; heritage; community; inoperative community; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; English language; Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : Iconized migrant writers such as Michael Ondaatje, Salman Rushdie and Ben Okri use their fictional worlds to articulate the ways in which existential “nervous conditions,” caused by violent postcolonial history, drive individuals to rework the critical notions of freedom, authenticity and community. This existential thread in their works has been largely ignored or left undeveloped in literary criticism. READ MORE

  4. 4. New ways of learning : Participatory action research and Kenyan runners’ appropriation of smartphones to improve their daily lives and participation in m-learning

    Author : Per-Olof Hansson; Per Andersson; Elin Wihlborg; Rodderick Fox; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Participatory action research; m-learning; sociocultural perspective; Deltagande aktionsforskning; mobilt lärande; sociokulturellt perspektiv;

    Abstract : In Kenya, mobile technology is widely used, with more and more people gaining access to the Internet. Mobile technology has the potential to support learning and improve lives, particular those of impoverished people. In this study, 30 Kenyan runners from poor backgrounds and with limited formal education participated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Technology, Language and Thought : Extensions of Meaning in the English Lexicon

    Author : Marlene Johansson Falck; Ulf Magnusson; Dirk Geeraerts; Marlene Johansson Falck; Institutionen för språk och kultur Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cognitive linguistics; cognitive tools; language; English; sense development; meaning extension; thought; metaphors; metonymies; scaffoldings; entrenchment; technology; electricity; steam engines; motor vehicles; roads; ways; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; English; engelska; Engelska med didaktiskt inriktning; English; Specialization in Didactics;

    Abstract : In this thesis, the relationship between technological innovation and the development of language and thought is analysed. For this purpose, three different fields of technology are investigated: 1) the steam engine, 2) electricity, and 3) motor vehicles, roads and ways. READ MORE