Essays about: "Information literacy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 essays containing the words Information literacy.

  1. 1. Students' saving behavior: Does the field of study influence students' financial saving behavior?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Poyan Khoshnevis; Dariush Shafiee; [2017-07-03]
    Keywords : University students; Saving behavior; Field of study; Social media study; Swedish data;

    Abstract : In this thesis, we use an online survey, distributed on social media, to analyze the saving behavior of university students in Sweden. We test the importance of students’ fields of study, which is used as a proxy to future expected income, as well as their consumption of financial literacy and information. READ MORE

  2. 2. How ability and previous knowledge effect working memory in a financial setting

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Felicia Åslund; Therese Höijer; [2017]
    Keywords : Economic psychology; Financial choice architecture; Financial literacy; Financial memory; Working memory;

    Abstract : Swedish people invest more and more in funds. Much research has been done about how to best present probabilistic information in a way that the consumer understands. But all this research has taken for granted that the consumer has access to all the information when making a decision. READ MORE

  3. 3. Wetnerk: an invitation to engage with local computer networks through sound

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Nicole Carlsson; [2017]
    Keywords : critical reflection; transparency; digital literacy; reflective design; portable local computer network sonification artifact;

    Abstract : This paper presents Wetnerk, a Research through Design portable local computer network sonification artifact designed with a Reflective Design approach. Wetnerk explores how we might sonically engage with local computer network characteristics. The aim is to reveal hidden qualities of a local computer network, normally undetectable by human senses. READ MORE

  4. 4. Water Literacy in Developing Country - A case study for Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Arlisa Febriani; [2017]
    Keywords : water literacy; developing country; water education; water conservation; Science General;

    Abstract : Public participation is vital to ensure sustainable water management, and providing education is one of the way to trigger participation. For decades, developed countries try to educate their citizen to be environmentally literate, and for the water sector, water-related knowledge has been introduced to the public by schools, municipalities and water utilities. READ MORE

  5. 5. MIK, what are the boundaries? : A study of media and Information literacy in relation to youth culture and the extended school environment.

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Lärarutbildningen

    Author : Dean Clive; [2017]
    Keywords : MIL; media and information literacy; extended school; recreation-centre; after school; fundamental values; : MIK; medie-och informationskunnighet; fritidshem;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to observe how, and if, the concept of Media and Information Literacy (Medie-och informationskunnighet in Swedish) was used in the extended school environment. In Swedish primary schools, 21stcentury skills, such as critical thinking, are beginning to be implemented, butis that also the case with the fritidshem? In this study, I have used fiveobservations to examine the situation at a specific school that has a vision ofsustainability and focus of extensively working with information andcommunication technologies. READ MORE