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  1. 1. Living Tiny : An exploratory study of the Swedish tiny house movement

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Melanie Olsson; [2020]
    Keywords : tiny house; housing; alternative housing; downsizing; compact living;

    Abstract : As cities face widespread housing shortages, as well as a large need for reducing the average ecological footprint, two of the biggest challenges for the housing sector today concerns affordability and environmental impact. The tiny house movement is a growing movement that is meeting these challenges head-on - but as of now, the topic has been largely overlooked in academia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Grammar in English as a Foreign Language Workbooks : A Mixed Methods Analysis of Grammar Tasks in Year 8 Workbooks published in Sweden

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för didaktik och lärares praktik (DLP)

    Author : Stephanie Smeds; [2020]
    Keywords : EFL teaching; grammatical competence; communicative language teaching; EFL workbooks;

    Abstract : This study investigates how grammar is presented in some commonly used EFL workbooks aimed at teachers teaching year 8 students in Swedish comprehensive school. Six workbooks are examined: the Awesome 8 Activity Book, the Good Stuff Gold C Workbook Year 8, the Wings 8 Workbook, the Happy Year 8 Workbook, and the Sparks 8 Workbook. READ MORE

  3. 3. BUSINESSEUROPE - AN OPPORTUNISTIC AND STRATEGIC POLICY ACTOR. A study of the policy objectives of BusinessEurope vis-à-vis the EU Institutions following the Implementation of the New Economic Governance Agenda in the European Union.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jasmin Usta; [2019-12-13]
    Keywords : BusinessEurope; employer organization; social partner; European Union; policy analysis; European Semester;

    Abstract : This Master Thesis aims to study European employer organization BusinessEurope’s policy objectives vis-à-vis the Commission and European Council in the context of the European Semester in the time period of 2015 and 2018. The overall objective of this study is to assess if BusinessEurope and the two EU institutions are mutually interdependent, given their mutual goals of increasing international competitiveness and growth in the EU. READ MORE

  4. 4. One for all, all for one? A study regarding collegial efficacy as a means to support English teachers in their teaching

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Emil Andersson; Jimmy Olsson; [2019]
    Keywords : collegial efficacy; english as a foreign language; EFL; ESL; Teacher perspective; CTE; workplace situation; workplace communication; collegial exchanges; supportive measures; competence development;

    Abstract : This study sets out to explore English teachers’ perceptions of aspects concerning their workplace and collegial collaborations. At the present time in Sweden, there is a need for new qualified teachers, and furthermore, a considerable amount of the current teachers employed are considering resignation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Venturing into Heavy Industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Jonathan Dennis; [2019]
    Keywords : Venture capital; cleantech; innovation; finance; investment; sustainability; Nordic region; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Venture capital (VC) plays a vital role in supporting the development of emerging startup innovation, including cleaner technologies better known as cleantech. The application of VC is, however, distributed unevenly across sectors of the economy, often overlooking difficult to innovate areas such as the industrial sectors. READ MORE