Essays about: "practice theory"

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  1. 1. A method for developing stress-strain relationships using Nanoindentations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industriell Produktion

    Author : Ludvig Lindsjö; Fanny Linander; [2021]
    Keywords : Nanoindentation; Material Science; Steel; Solid Mechanics; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This thesis is a material science research collaboration between the Division ofProduction and Materials Engineering at Lund Faculty of Engineering and theComputer-Aided Engineerings group at BorgWarner, Landskrona. The objectiveof the thesis is to explore the convertion of nanoindentation load-depth curves intotensile stress-strain curves, and to provide BorgWarner Landskrona with nanoin-dentation data on materials used in their standard production. READ MORE

  2. 2. Integration of allotment garden in public green space for the social wellbeing of urban residents : a study of Ekebydalen allotment garden, Uppsala, Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Semhal Mehari Hadgu; [2021]
    Keywords : integration; urban agriculture; gardening; allotment garden; urban park; cultivation park; social wellbeing;

    Abstract : Background: Agriculture is among the relevant factors for the formation of cities and it has been an integral part of city life throughout history. Despite the increase in population growth, urban agriculture can offer a unique opportunity for improving the livelihood of individuals through the practice of growing food in urban green spaces. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quests for knowledge and social mobility : Vocational and on-the-job-training as navigational tactics in the urban labour market of Sierra Leone

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Bim Kilje; [2021]
    Keywords : On-The-Job training; OTJ; apprenticeship; Technical and Vocational Education and Training; TVET; Sierra Leone; urban; labour market; tailoring; trading; practice theory; social mobility; moral education; youth; unemployment; livelihood; informal sector;

    Abstract : This ethnographic study investigates the experiences of those learning tailoring and trading in Freetown, Sierra Leone via apprenticeships, other on-the-job training or Technical and Vocational Education and Training programs (TVET). I examine these forms of occupational training by investigating the practices underway, how knowledge transmission occurs, as well as why learners engage with and what they get out of these activities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Automated vehicles on airports : A case study of process challenges and opportunities in developing employee acceptance

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jodie Katja Säther; [2021]
    Keywords : acceptance; legitimate peripheral participation; trust; practice theory; process challenges; technology acceptance model; TAPA;

    Abstract : This study aims to explore the development of employee acceptance and process challenges and opportunities that surface when new technologies are introduced in a workplace environment. In the case of the implementation of automated vehicles, this study was conducted in close relationship with the organisation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Appropriation or Appreciation? Examining the Phenomenon of Cultural Appropriation in Fashion Branding

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Thi My Huyen Tran; [2020]
    Keywords : Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to the social revolution, social issues such as racism, human justice and cultural appropriation have evolved rapidly and included in many aspects of life. Brands are taking advantage of cultural values and/ or artifacts to promote for their equities yet acknowledging the possible backfire that would damage their reputation. READ MORE