Essays about: "Social Sciences"

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  1. 1. Disrupting carbon lock-in: How a target-based sustainability program for businesses can support the politics of decarbonization in Ottawa, Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Robin Goldstein; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon lock-in; decarbonization; climate governance experiment; politics; business; green economy; Ottawa; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human-induced climate change has emerged as one of the greatest sustainability challenges of our time, with significant risks for human health, livelihoods and security. However, technological solutions to phase out the use of fossil fuels in industrialized countries are politically contested. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE RISE OF ACE AS A DESCRIPTOR A Linguistic Study Concerning the Jargon within an Online Asexual Community

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Amanda Boström; [2018-09-19]
    Keywords : asexuality; identity; queer linguistics; keyness;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper is to explore the jargon that can be found within an online asexual community. The most common definition of asexuality is that a person does not feel sexual attraction to any gender. This group of people has since the 1950s gained attention in fields such as biomedicine and social sciences. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effect of Professional Development and Self-efficacy on Teachers’ Job Satisfaction in Swedish Lower Secondary School

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Xin Liu; [2018-08-25]
    Keywords : Job satisfaction; ; Self-efficacy; Professional development; Constructive belief; Classroomdisciplinary climate;

    Abstract : Aim: The intent of this study is to examine the effect of professional development and self-efficacy on job satisfaction of teachers who work at the lower secondary schools in Sweden. The second part of the study is to investigate the internal factors of teachers’ characteristics and external factors of school climate effect on job satisfaction. READ MORE

  4. 4. USING STORYTELLING TO CONVEY SCIENCE AMONG DEAF PUPILS IN GREECE A class intervention on learning the concepts of heat and thermal conductivity of materials

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Konstantina Kemou; [2018-08-25]
    Keywords : science literacy; ; storytelling; deaf education; heat; conductivity; problem-based learning; action research material;

    Abstract : Purpose: The following study focused on whether deaf pupils perceive the concepts of heat and conductivity differently, and in particular more scientifically, before and after a new teaching method that uses storytelling and problem-based learning techniques. It also aimed to determine whether the teaching method has an impact on pupils’ motivation, on the growth of academic knowledge and on the appropriate scientific understanding of physical concepts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Perceived Psychosocial Work Environment and Support among Employed Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Cross-sectional Survey Study in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Benjamin Kállai; [2018]
    Keywords : autism spectrum disorder; work environment; neurodiversity; job satisfaction; life satisfaction; stress; COPSOQ II; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Based on previous research regarding employment among individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the clinical description of ASD, this study focused on ten work environment factors: emotional demands, variation of work, predictability, role clarity, leadership, social support from colleagues and supervisor, social community, inclusivity, and using strengths. These work environment factors were assessed from the perspective of employed adults with ASD as well as psychologists providing employment support at the Swedish Public Employment Services to adults with ASD. READ MORE