Essays about: "activity theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 312 essays containing the words activity theory.

  1. 1. PLUGGING IN TO QUEER IN GOTHENBURG. An Emotion and Power-Sensitive In-depth Group Study on Being Queer in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Johanna Jaring; [2019-03-26]
    Keywords : Queer; Gothenburg; Emotion; Power; Research Process; Diffraction; Intra-activity;

    Abstract : This study aims to extend the existing knowledge of how different queer persons experience being queer in Gothenburg and in extension, attend to emotions and power relations in the process of knowledge production. The study applies Donna Haraway’s situated knowledge, Sara Ahmed’s queer phenomenology and theory on what emotions do, and Karen Barad’s theory of intra- action and diffraction. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring the Relationship Between Personality, Gender and Preferences in Contemporary Office Workspace Design

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Peter O'Reilly; [2019]
    Keywords : Biophilia; Environmental Psychology; Evolutionary Workspaces; Flex-office; Gender; Green Enriched Office; Lean office; Office Design Preference; Personality; Self-Determination Theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Objective: The study explores office workspace design preferences, and their psychological antecedents (personality and gender), among a sample of professionals before they have commenced work in an office environment – an approach not previously undertaken. Background: The physical environment of an office workspace and its design characteristics are important to employees’ psychological well-being. READ MORE

  3. 3. Combining Acoustic Echo Cancellation and Voice Activity Detection in Social Robotics

    University essay from KTH/Matematik (Avd.)

    Author : Anton Fahlgren; [2019]
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    Abstract : This thesis is partly a theoretical introduction to some basic concepts of signal processing such as the Fourier transform, linear time invariant systems and spectral analysis of random signals, both in the continuous and discrete setting. A second part is devoted to theory and applications of echo cancellation and voice activity detection in so called social robotics. READ MORE

  4. 4. MOOC ADVANCEMENT:FROM DESKTOP TO MOBILE PHONE An Examination of Mobile Learning Practices in Mobile Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

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

    Author : Anggi Putri Pertiwi; [2018-10-26]
    Keywords : MOOC; mobile learning; activity theory; ; activity oriented design mo;

    Abstract : The overarching goal of the study is to examine mobile learning practices in Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) setting. Furthermore, the goal is guiding the objectives of the study as to examine whether MOOC format enables mobile learning practice, followed by an attempt to investigate the pattern of learners’ practices when using MOOC in mobile phones. READ MORE

  5. 5. INTERACTIVE AND MULTIMEDIA-BASED DIGITAL TEXTBOOKS FOR FLIPPED LEARNING

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

    Author : Melinda Mathe; [2018-09-27]
    Keywords : digital textbooks; flipped learning; mulitmedia; interactive; IBDP;

    Abstract : Purpose:The aim of this study was to explore the practices and challenges of teachersusing interactive and multimedia-based Digital Textbooks (DT) in InternationalBaccalaureate Science Diploma Programs (IBDP) and investigate whether theycould support student-centered learning methods such as Flipped Learning (FL).Theory: The study employed Activity Theory to investigate activities of teachers in theirschool environments. READ MORE