Essays about: "observation methods."

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  1. 1. Under our own eyes - Mothers in search for consciousness and social change in Brazil

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Fernanda Favaro; [2019]
    Keywords : motherhood; communication for development; participatory communication; work rights; feminism; networks; social media; empowerment; conscientization; dialogue; gender equality; Brazil; mumpreneurship;

    Abstract : This case study provides an analysis on how working women mothers in Brazil articulate themselves in a feminist network born on social media (Maternativa) to generate collective empowerment, raise awareness about oppression and mobilize around work rights. Using qualitative methods such as insider participant observation, interviews and content analysis, it investigates how participatory-related communicative practices and feminism interplay on digital and interpersonal environments fostering dialogue, conscientization and, potentially, a “political turn” in the collective’s agenda. READ MORE

  2. 2. (RE)ASSEMBLING INTEGRATION : Swedish for Truck Drivers as a Context for Integrating

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Kayla Van Cleave; [2019]
    Keywords : integration; actor-network theory; driver-car; community of practice;

    Abstract : ‘Integration’ is often referred to in Swedish policy documents and analyzed by measures of effectivity and structural adjustment, assuming acculturation and essentialization of populations. This thesis explores how integration is practiced and defined within the context of professional adult education for newly arrived immigrants. READ MORE

  3. 3. Classification of Wi-Fi Sensor Data for a Smarter City : Probabilistic Classification using Bayesian Statistics

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : Elin Tyni; Johanna Wikberg; [2019]
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    Abstract : As cities are growing with an increasing number of residents, problems with the traffic such as congestion and larger emission arise. The city planners have challenges with making it as easy as possible for the residents to commute and in as large scale as possible to avoid vehicles. READ MORE

  4. 4. Present and Future Extreme Weather in Sweden According to the d4PDF

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Dennis Davour; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change; extreme weather; climate database; statistical analysis; RCP8.5; d4PDF; SMHI; return periods; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Natural events that happen more rarely have historically been more difficult to study and continue to require different methods. For example, rare occurrences of natural disasters and weather events can have return periods of thousands of years but because of their large impact are very important to study. READ MORE

  5. 5. Employee innovation of IoT applications: A framework to facilitate capability, opportunity, and intent

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Markus Sjölund; [2019]
    Keywords : Internet of Things; Employee innovation; Case study;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this study was to augment the understanding for how an organisation can facilitate the creation of applications of the Internet of Things (IoT) through increased involvement of employees in the innovation process. Method: This was an explorative study utilising qualitative data that was collected from a single case. READ MORE