Essays about: "modern family"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 112 essays containing the words modern family.

  1. 21. The understanding of the implications of sarcastic and ironic utterances from Modern Family in English as a foreign language

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

    Author : Jessica Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : irony; sarcasm; implication; self assessment; L2 English;

    Abstract : In the current study, 34 nine graders in a Swedish school were given a test where they would interpret sarcastic and ironic utterances from the American series Modern Family by explaining the implication in their own words. They were also asked to assess their own knowledge of English by filling out a questionnaire containing both qualitative and quantitative questions. READ MORE

  2. 22. Interactive fictional databases; the search for family and agency : A study of natural language systems and theircapability of inducing agency

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi; Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Matilda Jalonen; Cornelis Rönnberg Westin; [2020]
    Keywords : Natural language input; Natural Language understanding; Agency; Control; Freedom; Interactive fiction; Database; Game; Wizard of Oz;

    Abstract : Natural Language (NL) mechanics are seemingly underutilized within modern game development and may be capable of inducing unexpected levels of agency within its users. This study focuses specifically on NL Input (NLI) and examines its capability of inducing an experience of agency, control, and freedom through an interactive fiction with a database searching context. READ MORE

  3. 23. Understanding Institutional Influences on Environmental and Social Responsibility in Family-Run Wineries : A look at US and Hungarian CSR practices

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Brandie Still; Veronika Thernesz; [2020]
    Keywords : wine; sustainability; family-run businesses; winery; wine industry; social responsibility; Corporate Social Responsibility CSR ; future generations; institutional theory;

    Abstract : Purpose – The purpose of the research is to explain how and why the internal and external influences faced by family-run wineries affect their CSR practices and communication through institutional theory and stakeholder theory. Methodology – Ten wineries were analyzed in winemaking regions in Hungary and the US, of which nine semi-structured interviews were undertaken with family members and employees. READ MORE

  4. 24. Implementation and validation of an isogeometric hierarchic shell formulation

    University essay from KTH/Bro- och stålbyggnad

    Author : Michael Loibl; [2019]
    Keywords : Isogeometric Analysis; Shell; Locking; Kirchho-Love; Reissner-Mindlin; Three-Dimensional Shell I;

    Abstract : Within this thesis, thin walled shell structures are discussed with modern element formulationsin the context of the Isogeometric Analysis (IGA). IGA was designed to achieve a directinterface from CAD to analysis. According to the concept of IGA, Non-Uniform RationalB-Splines (NURBS) are used as shape functions in the design and the analysis. READ MORE

  5. 25. Photographing in the Safari of Lapland

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Åsa Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Lotten von Düben; photographing; Sámi; Tourpon; Kvikkjokk; post human; Braidotti; new materialist theory; Haraway; otherness; Collodion image development;

    Abstract : This essay is about the photographer Lotten von Düben and her photographing of the Samí people in a research expedition to Lapland in 1868 in which she took part as the expedition photographer. This expedition is taking place in the mountainous area of Kvikkjokk [Huhttán in Lule-samí]. READ MORE