Essays about: "types of education"

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  1. 1. Information Sharing in a Nordic Chinese Christian Church

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Jing Li; Fen Bin; [2017-10-04]
    Keywords : information sharing; diversity; Chinese immigrants; church;

    Abstract : China is a country with great diversity and a long history of migration so culturaldifferences and cultural mixture can be found in the Chinese communities outside ofChina.This paper looks into how the diversity among Chinese immigrants in Sweden thatwould lead to the differences and challenges in sharing information with each other. READ MORE

  2. 2. “A WORLD-CLASS UNIVERSITY” A legitimation analysis of five Swedish universities’ information brochures in English

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Emelie Kauppala; [2017-06-08]
    Keywords : text analysis; discourse; higher education; CDA;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate how the University of Gothenburg, Lund University, Stockholm University, Umeå University and Uppsala University – five of the biggest universities in Sweden in terms of enrollment – legitimize Swedish higher education in their information brochures in order to attract international students. The study is mainly based on Theo van Leeuwen’s theory and model (2007) of legitimation, and a legitimation analysis is conducted with the aim of finding out which legitimation strategies the five universities use to explain and justify their practices. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improving usability of land warfare simulator: pathfinding and adaptive speed based on geographic data

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för informations- och kommunikationsteknik (ICT); KTH/Skolan för informations- och kommunikationsteknik (ICT)

    Author : Olof Engström; Gabriel Lördal Tigerström; [2017]
    Keywords : warfare simulation; geographic data; educational software; geographic information systems; geospatial analysis;

    Abstract : SANDIS II is a land warfare simulation and analysis tool developed by the Finnish Defence Research Agency. The Swedish Defence Research Agency has evaluated SANDIS II to have potential as a war gaming aid within education, at the Swedish Defence University. However, operating the tool is considered too difficult to avail that potential. READ MORE

  4. 4. The emperor’s old clothes : a consumer behaviour-based case study on second-hand clothing as a sustainable fashion consumption practice in Italy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ilaria Tafuri; [2017]
    Keywords : fashion; consumers’ behaviour; Italy; second-hand clothes; slow fashion; sustainable clothing; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : L'attuale sistema della moda, conosciuto come Fast Fashion, è responsabile di gravi porblemi di tipo ambientale ed economico. La democratizzazione della moda ha stimolato l'appetito dei consumatori per nuovi trend, inducendo le compagnie d'abbigliamento a presentare un sempre maggiore numero di collezioni ogni anno. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainable Food Consumption Practices : Case Studies and Contexts from Edmonton, Canada

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Rachel Touchie; [2017]
    Keywords : consumption; food system; food waste; participant observation; social practice theory; social science; sustainable development;

    Abstract : The globalized food system poses many systemic challenges that have significant impacts on the environment and human health. In order to tackle these challenges, especially those relating to climate change, it is assumed that consumers need to be accountable for the role they play in these issues, requiring them to alter their harmful consumption habits. READ MORE