Essays about: "Audiobooks"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the word Audiobooks.

  1. 1. A System for Creating, Sharing and Listening to Interactive Stories

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Krister Emrén; Nicke Löfwenberg; Alexander Sellström; [2021]
    Keywords : interactive stories ; audiobooks ;

    Abstract : Perhaps nothing explains the concept of interactive stories better than The road not taken by Robert Frost. His poem tells the story of a man following a road through the woods, when he comes to a fork in the road. READ MORE

  2. 2. Catching the Audiowave: A study on the audiobook's effect on Swedish publishing houses

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Amanda Johansson; Tobias Schreiber; [2021]
    Keywords : Audiobooks; Publishing industry; Institutional Logics; Disruptive Technology; Legitimacy;

    Abstract : Through a qualitative study, this thesis aims to investigate how Swedish publishers have managed the adoption of the disruptive audiobook innovation. Semi-structured interviews were held with nine managers in Swedish publishing houses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Media form and ESL students’ comprehension : A comparative study between audiobooks and printed text

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Kim Andrén; [2020]
    Keywords : audiobooks; printed text; modality; top down; bottom up; interactive process; mental imagery; verbal imagery; language competence; proficiency; listening strategies; reading strategies;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate how the choice of media form, i.e. printed format, audiobook or reading and audio combined, affect the ability of ESL students to achieve comprehension, and how different ways of asking questions can affect their comprehension ability. READ MORE

  4. 4. DreamScape, a Platform for Creating, Sharing and Listening to Interactive Stories

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Iza Alstergren; Andreas Andersson; Lovisa Hedman; Daniela Maric; [2020]
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    Abstract : Storytelling has been a part of human culture ever since we gained the ability to speak. Telling stories is a way to entertain, pass along knowledge, and present moral dilemmas. Today, many people choose to enjoy stories by listening to audiobooks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Choosing audiobooks : Storytel users’ selection of audiobooks

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    Author : Alexandra Melander; [2020]
    Keywords : Digital audiobooks; streaming subscription service; book selection; book search; relevance aspects; paratext; search strategies;

    Abstract : The main objective for this study was to explore Storytel users’ selection of audiobooks to examine what search strategies and relevance aspects emerge in the relation to a digital book streaming service mobile application, and to examine how this application aids and influences its users in the search and selection of audiobooks. With the help of previous research on book selection and the concepts of search strategies and tactics, as well as the user-centered perspective on relevance and the concept of the digital paratext, five interviews with audiobook readers were analysed. READ MORE