Essays about: "Blog"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 essays containing the word Blog.

  1. 1. Distributing ‘learning’ for everyone, everywhere

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hilla Aaltio; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Finnish education export; neoliberalism in education; equity discourses; equality discourses;

    Abstract : During the past decades, global education policies and practices have experienced a neoliberalturn, which has changed the discourse around education. Instead of being regarded as a publicservice, education has become loaded with expectations of effective production of the humancapital and financial profits. READ MORE

  2. 2. Clowning in Zones of Crisis: Treating Laughter as a Serious Matter : An Exploratory Study on Humanitarian Clowns in the Humanitarian Field

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Elise van Nunen; [2019]
    Keywords : clowns; humanitarianism; Clowns Without Borders; play; laughter; psychosocial support;

    Abstract : This research focuses on the art of clowning as a tool and method of psychosocial support in situations of crisis. As this topic is notably under-addressed in scholarly research, this research aims to deepen knowledge on humanitarian clowns in the contemporary humanitarian world. READ MORE

  3. 3. Public blockchain communities A study on how governance mechanisms are expressed within blockchain communities

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Oscar Nilsson; Dorna Garagol; [2018-07-04]
    Keywords : OSS communities; community governance; blockchain technology; blockchain governance; governance mechanisms;

    Abstract : Blockchain technology is rapidly growing and can in the near future disrupt industries such as finance, cyber security, and political voting systems. The interest in the phenomenon has increased the past years, and as a result, more research within the field has emerged as a natural outcome. READ MORE

  4. 4. Analysis of Young Chinese Users of Sina Weibo Based on Uses and Gratifications Theory

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Jingyi Wang; [2018]
    Keywords : Social Media; Sina Weibo; Uses and Gratifications theory; Gratifications sought; Gratification obtained;

    Abstract : Among the web 2.0 applications, a micro-blog (Weibo in Chinese), resembling the combination of a Twitter-like Internet service has gained substantial popularity in China. Sina Weibo is the market leader with approximately 50% of the market share. Around 80% of the users on Sina Weibo are young people. READ MORE

  5. 5. Celebrating Privacy Day: The Right to be forgotten and individual Privacy in the digital Age

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Medier och kommunikation

    Author : Thea Kunz; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the current status of privacy in the context of the upcoming implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and, more precisely, focuses on the redefined Right to be forgotten as its most controversial component. Norman Fairclough’s three-dimensional model of critical discourse analysis was deployed to show how the Right to be forgotten is reshaping the privacy discourse in the age of big data, digitalization, surveillance and data driven business. READ MORE