Essays about: "behaviour studies"

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  1. 1. The antecedents of volunteering What drives volunteers and their will to help others?

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : AKSEL BIØRN-HANSEN; [2017-09-27]
    Keywords : volunteering; prosocial behaviour; civil society; the volunteer function inventory; the five-factor model of personality;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was three-fold. First, the goal was to investigate the psychological sourcesto volunteering behaviour and why people choose to volunteer in a broad sense by comparingand evaluating current theories, frameworks and hypotheses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Student departure from teacher education A study of compulsory school teacher education programmes in Gothenburg University

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Aivi Toompalu; [2017-03-07]
    Keywords : Teacher education; student departure; study break; transfer; grounded theory;

    Abstract : Aim: Utilizing the information that Gothenburg University (GU) has about the cohort of students in compulsory school TE programmes that started their studies in autumn 2011, this current research aims to explore the possible emerging patterns regarding students’ decision to depart from their studies.Theory: As a data-driven research, the theoretical basis of this study lies on grounded theory (Glaser & Strauss, 2008) aiming to describe the phenomenon of student departure through the information that students have given to GU regarding their decision to leave. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ant Colony Optimization Algorithms : Pheromone Techniques for TSP

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för datavetenskap och kommunikation (CSC); KTH/Skolan för datavetenskap och kommunikation (CSC)

    Author : Felix Kollin; Adel Bavey; [2017]
    Keywords : aco; tsp; ant colony optimization;

    Abstract : Ant Colony Optimization (ACO) uses behaviour observed in real-life ant colonies in order to solve shortest path problems. Short paths are found with the use of pheromones, which allow ants to communicate indirectly. READ MORE

  4. 4. Interspecies animal "friendships"

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Nadil Silva; [2017]
    Keywords : species; stress; animal bonds; play; behaviour;

    Abstract : Even though conspecific close relationships are well documented, scientific studies done on interspecies close relationships are scarce. There is no agreement of using the word friendships without inverted commas when describing close relationships of animals. READ MORE

  5. 5. Association between age and objectively measured sitting patterns at work in different office types

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för arbets- och folkhälsovetenskap

    Author : Emma Johansson; [2017]
    Keywords : age; sitting patterns at work; objective measurements; accelerometer; ålder; sittandemönster på arbetet; objektiva mätningar; accelerometer;

    Abstract : Ageing has been associated to ill health due to sedentary behaviour. Limited knowledge exists about age and sedentary behaviour in the working population. Additionally, studies with objectively measured sitting time at work are needed. READ MORE