Essays about: "observation"

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  1. 1. The Perpetual Colonial Situation: Language and Dominance in Taiwan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Tsung-Ting Chen; [2019-02-04]
    Keywords : language policy; colonialism; Hoklo; Mandarin; sociology; habitus; field; capital; Taiwan; China;

    Abstract : In Taiwan today, 96% of the population speaks Mandarin. Yet, Mandarin speakers were rare, if not totally absent, on the island before 1945. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Underväxtens påverkan på produktiviteten och gallringskvalitén hos två gallringsskördare

    University essay from SLU/School for Forest Management

    Author : Olov Skogelid; [2019]
    Keywords : underväxtröjning; förröjning; tidsstudie;

    Abstract : Before thinning, there may be a need for undergrowth clearing. This is because the undergrowth can create problems during the thinning operation. If an undergrowth clearing is performed before thinning, the harvester may achieve higher productivity, and the average volume per harvested stem may be a higher. READ MORE

  4. 4. Usability Testing of Software Products : A case study about usability testing and how to improve the practice

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för system- och rymdteknik

    Author : Alice Hällkvist; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Usability testing is an important task during development of software products such as web and mobile applications. It is a growing and evolving concept but is often left out during development due to time and costs. Developers are also expected to handle the usability testing but are given minimal training to do so. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vocabulary Acquisition Based on Nation’s Criteria for Knowing a Word, with a Focus on Proficiency and Frequency : A Study on Incidental Vocabulary Acquisition through Reading and the Role of Surrounding Factors

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och kommunikation; Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Tina Erlandsson; Sara Gutierrez Wallgren; [2019]
    Keywords : Incidental vocabulary acquisition; criteria for knowing a word; proficiency level; word frequency; passive vocabulary; controlled active vocabulary; active vocabulary;

    Abstract : Several studies have been made in the field of second language acquisition (SLA) regarding incidental vocabulary acquisition through reading. However, the majority have focused on the meaning of a word to measure complete acquisition. READ MORE