Essays about: "behaviour studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 508 essays containing the words behaviour studies.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. The impact of food enrichment on the behaviour of turtles in captivity : An observational study of McCord’s snake-necked turtle (Chelodina mccordi) and Vietnamese pond turtle (Mauremys annamensis)

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

    Author : Erika Johansson; [2017]
    Keywords : Chelodina mccordi; food enrichment; Mauremys annamensis; reptile behaviour; turtle; welfare; foderberikning; beteende hos reptiler; sköldpadda; välfärd;

    Abstract : McCord’s snake-necked turtle (Chelodina mccordi) and Vietnamese pond turtle (Mauremys annamensis) are two critically endangered species of fresh water turtles originating from Asia. The aim of this study was to evaluate how the two species of aquatic turtles responded to food enrichment, if feed enrichment could reduce the stereotypic behaviour displayed by the McCord’s Snake-necked turtles and if behavioural signs associated to good welfare increased in response to food enrichment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Today’s Home Office - an Answer to the Needs of the Contemporary Home Worker

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industridesign

    Author : Caroline Johansson; [2017]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Today, an increasing number of people work from home; people value arelaxed and individual work style where flexibility and mobility are of greatimportance. A home office generates several new requirements of a workplace as conflicts often occur between aesthetical and functional qualities. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Literature Review of the Field of Social Media in Retail

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap; Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Talita Da Silva; Anna Friberg; [2017]
    Keywords : online retail; social media; consumer behavior; utilitarianism; Cumberland;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to critically diagnose and review the current available knowledge of social media in retail. Particularly, this review concentrates on influences of social media in consumer behaviour within the online retail context. This study aims to identify gaps in the literature, and give recommendations for further research. READ MORE