Essays about: "accessibility"

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  1. 1. TEACHERS’ AND STUDENTS’ PERCEIVED POSSIBILITIES AND CHALLENGES AS STRUCTURING RESOURCES IN THE DIGITAL CLASSROOM

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, kommunikation och lärande

    Author : Sofia Hedén; [2020-03-24]
    Keywords : Educational IT; Digital tools; Structuring resources; Possibilities; Challenges; Secondary school;

    Abstract : Purpose: The overall purpose of this study is to explore possibilities and challenges in the digital classroom of a secondary school. More specifically the focus is on teachers’ and students’ perceived possibilities and challenges in classroom activities that are mediated by digital tools and what becomes significant structuring recourses in this interaction. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modelling gross primary production in semi-arid regions: effects on carbon uptake of intensive agriculture in southern Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Malin Ahlbäck; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography; Ecosystem Analysis; GPP; Africa; Kenya; Land cover changes; Cropland; Remote sensing; Sentinel-2; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Background and aim: Gross primary production (GPP) is the largest global carbon (C) flux and an important component for counteracting anthropogenic CO2 emissions, understanding vegetation dynamics, and sustaining universal human standards. Africa plays a prominent role in the global C cycle, though our understanding of GPP dynamics is largely hampered by a paucity of ground-based observations. READ MORE

  3. 3. “They are being made into like baby-making machines” : a study of the impact of gender structures and norms on family planning for Xhosa women in rural Zithulele, South Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Hannah Hölscher; [2020]
    Keywords : gender norms; gender roles; family planning; South Africa; rural; sexual health and reproductive rights; structural determinants of health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Women in rural areas of South Africa battle with many structural issues, including unemployment, education and accessibility to health services, greatly delimiting family planning. However, socially constructed and internalized gender norms pose an additional and potentially greater barrier to family planning in traditional and patriarchal settings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Needs and requirements for the development and application of safe and cost-efficientmedical technology in low resource settings

    University essay from KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem

    Author : Linda Maria Nummisalo; [2020]
    Keywords : Bangladesh; Medical Devices; Health Care;

    Abstract : Growing populations and especially the growing proportion of elderly in the developing countries in South Asia pose an increasingly higher pressure on the health care systems in these countries. For example, in Bangladesh, a part of the pressure is currently eased by the unofficial health care workers called village doctors but with the cost of wrong diagnoses and unnecessary medications leading to excess use of e. READ MORE

  5. 5. UX-Design for Automated Restroom Door

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Avd.); KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Avd.)

    Author : Mikaela Lavrell; Robin Lundqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Public restrooms are used by most people but for some, these visits are inconvenient, filled with worry or fears. In 2016, a comprehensive survey was conducted in which more than half of the responded believed that they could get a disease from public restrooms, more than a quarter avoided touching the door handles and 45% avoided visiting a public toilet due to lock issues (Toalettrapporten, 2016). READ MORE