Essays about: "academic world"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 410 essays containing the words academic world.

  1. 1. Life Guideline -Improving international students’ social integration through design

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för design (DE)

    Author : Chak Pan So; [2023]
    Keywords : International student; social integration; design methods;

    Abstract : The social integration of international students has always been a much-discussed topic. As more and more students around the world choose to study or exchange abroad, help for the social integration of these international students is being improved. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Word for World is Forest : A multidisciplinary approach to teaching about genocide

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Marco Zalazar; [2023]
    Keywords : Genocide; Dehumanization; Peace Education; Le Guin; Cognitive Estrangement; Engaged Reading; Socratic Pedagogy;

    Abstract : The current position proposed as a possible antidote to future human conflicts is to educate our students about the horrific consequences of past atrocities. To this end, this research paper will examine the possibilities of teaching the students to recognize and reject dehumanizing attitudes in society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Seeing Lithium Extraction : Countering the Myth of ‘Green’ Transition through Contemporary Art

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för kultur och estetik

    Author : Victoria McCarthy; [2023]
    Keywords : Lithium extraction; contemporary art; extractivism; ‘green’ transition; myth; green sacrifice zones; visibility; countervisuality; Unknown Fields; Marcela Magno; Julian Charrière; Extracción de litio; arte contemporaneo; extractivismo; trancisión verde ; zonas de sacrificio verdes; visibilización; contra-visualidad;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the intersection between lithium extraction and contemporary art through a visual semiotic analysis of three contemporary artworks: Unknown Fields’ We Power Our Future With the Breast Milk of Volcanoes, Marcela Magno’s Land [2] Litio, and Julian Charrière’s Future Fossil Spaces. It explores how lithium extraction is visualised in the selected artworks, what connotations can be extracted from them, the geopolitical dimension expressed in them, and how they relate to the myth of ‘green’ transition. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender diversity in practice : A study on stakeholder perception of gender quotas and challenges in the workplace

    University essay from Mälardalens universitet/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik

    Author : Fanny Aronsson; Ellen Frykberg; [2022]
    Keywords : HRM; Diversity Management; Stakeholder Perception; Gender Quotas; Gender Challenges; Follow-up;

    Abstract : RQ1: What diversity management practices facilitate gender representation in the workplace? RQ2: Which challenges arise when implementing gender quotas into the work environment?  Purpose: The impact of this research is twofold: it will address a knowledge gap in the academic literature on gender challenges, gender quota application and follow-up in business, as well as contribute to research on practice-based diversity and quotaring. Additionally, this study will have an impact on how issues like this are handled in practice. READ MORE

  5. 5. A General SCADA Application for Water and Wastewater Treatment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industriell elektroteknik och automation

    Author : Markus Kvist; Johan Vikstrand; [2022]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The average Swede uses 140 liters of water everyday. This combined with the usage in industry means that Swedish municipal water treatment plants produce approximately 900 billion liters of clean and safe drinking water every year. READ MORE