Essays about: "differences in british"

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  1. 1. Anaphoric demonstratives in student academic writing : A cross-disciplinary study of (un)attended this and these

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Elisabete Ferreira; [2019]
    Keywords : cohesion; demonstratives; anaphoric reference; disciplinary variation; student writing;

    Abstract : Cohesive devices such as anaphoric reference play an important role in written discourse. This thesis investigates the extent to which the anaphoric demonstratives this and these are used as determiners (‘attended’) or pronouns (‘unattended’) by first-year undergraduate students from four different academic disciplines. READ MORE

  2. 2. Brexit's effect on UK ADRs

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Amanda Hellström; Felicia Nordin; [2019]
    Keywords : American Depositary Receipts; Brexit; Abnormal returns; Event study; Difference-in-differences;

    Abstract : On June 23rd 2016, the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union, resulting in what is often referred to as Brexit. The day after the vote, the British pound (GBP) declined to the lowest level against the US dollar in 30 years and the FTSE 100 lost around GBP 85 billion. READ MORE

  3. 3. Where’s Waddan? Missing Maps and cross-cultural voluntary engagement in ICT4D initiatives

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Joanna Keenan; [2019]
    Keywords : Communications; Development; ICT4D; Volunteering; Slacktivism; crowdsourcing; data; humanitarian; mapping;

    Abstract : In the wake of the Haiti earthquake response in 2010, crowdsourced humanitarian mapping has taken off, and today is considered an essential tool by many humanitarian agencies providing assistance in disaster-affected and under-resourced countries and contexts. But what happens when there is no information on a map to help agencies decide how to respond? If they cannot find roads to take to get there? If they do not know how many houses are in a village? What if the map is – missing? In response to this all-too-common problem, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), American Red Cross, British Red Cross and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) created and launched Missing Maps in 2014. READ MORE

  4. 4. Address and Referential Terms in Swedish and British Schools : A Sociolinguistic Perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Amanda Gabrielsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Honorifics; Address terms; referential terms;

    Abstract : Modes of address between speakers in Sweden and the U.K differ from each other, yet both countries are influenced by similar mass media and aspects of globalization that otherwise generally lean towards linguistic convergence. Survey data from students and teachers in UK and Sweden has revealed some noteworthy differences. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cross-Cultural Web Design: Differences in Chinese and Western web use and interface design

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi

    Author : Marcus Liljenberg; [2018]
    Keywords : User-experience; Cross-culture; Web design; Holistic processing; Analytical processing; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : As globalization and technological innovations continue to support the rise of multinational corporations, it has become increasingly pressing for business to cater to a worldwide audience. Particularly, websites from these companies must be both navigable and easily comprehendible to individuals across cultures to cater to global audiences. READ MORE