Essays about: "Covid-19"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 811 essays containing the word Covid-19.

  1. 1. Resilience and vulnerability in the tourism industry during a pandemic. A comparative study between Finland and Sweden on different geographical scales

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Malin Skutnabba; [2021-09-14]
    Keywords : Covid-19; tourism; resilience; vulnerability; crisis management;

    Abstract : In 2020 the Covid-19 virus spread rapidly and became a global pandemic. This had a severeimpact on the tourism industry since travel was halted due to restrictions imposed to stop thepandemic. This makes it an essential geographical problem since tourism is about the movementof people in different environments. READ MORE

  2. 2. "You nibble away at the edges": A qualitative analysis of climate journalism practice in Aotearoa New Zeeland

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/JMG - Inst f journalistik och masskomm

    Author : Áine Kelly-Costello; [2021-09-14]
    Keywords : Climate journalism; media logic; journalism practice theory; semi-structured interviews;

    Abstract : Anthropogenic climate change is a wicked problem and the nature of the climate discourse propagated through media outlets is one key component in shaping how the public understand and act upon its causes and ramifications. This study draws on journalism practice theory and related approaches to analyse semi-structured interviews from early 2020 with 10 journalists who consistently cover climate change in Aotearoa New Zealand. READ MORE

  3. 3. The impact of Lockdown Stringency during the Covid-19 crisis of 2020

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Ermine Khachatryan; Alexander Losjö Dahlström; [2021-09-10]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This paper examines the impact of lockdown stringency on the cross-country variations in real GDP growth and unemployment in OECD countries following the recession caused by the covid-19 pandemic. The GDP is estimated with the Fixed Effects Model and unemployment is estimated with the Random Effects Model. READ MORE

  4. 4. Distance Education in Sweden Prompted by the Covid-19 Pandemic

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Emma Östmann; [2021-08-16]
    Keywords : Covid-19; distance education; Swedish upper secondary school;

    Abstract : Aim:This master's thesis problematizes distance education in Swedish upper secondary schools from a school management, teacher, as well as a student perspective. The study aims to capture principals’, teachers’ and students’ experiences of the transition into distance education during school closures prompted by Covid-19 in 2020, and contribute to the body of research on distance education. READ MORE

  5. 5. The expulsion of pregnant students in Uganda: Teacher perspectives on a contravention of 'Education for All’

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Amoni Kitooke; [2021-08-16]
    Keywords : schoolgirl pregnancy; student expulsion; education for all;

    Abstract : The denial of formal education to pregnant pre-tertiary school students contravenes universal access to quality education, yet the latter is a key aspiration of the 21st century. Only recently, in 2015, did Uganda draft guidelines on preventing and managing HIV/AIDS and pregnancy in school settings, with a COVID-19 related update in 2020. READ MORE