Essays about: "social cognitive theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 84 essays containing the words social cognitive theory.

  1. 1. Why we don’t change for climate change : motivational effects of different perspectives

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

    Author : Adam Wallin; [2019]
    Keywords : climate change; social cognitive theory; motivation; engagement; communication;

    Abstract : Lately, climate change communications have shifted focus from confirming the problem to promoting solutions, a move that involves more complex cognitive functions of motivation and social contexts. Increased media coverage of climate change solutions has not lead to an increase in climate engagement, implying that it’s not the volume but the design of climate change communication that matters most. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stay active. : Factors motivating elderly people to stay physically active after physiotherapy

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Hälsa och rehabilitering

    Author : Ahmed El Shafey; [2019]
    Keywords : Physical activity; older people; motivation; physical therapy.;

    Abstract : Background: Despite the known benefits of physical activities in the management of many chronic diseases associated with aging, a majority of elderly patients within primary health care have difficulties reach the daily recommendation of physical activity and risking being inactive after physiotherapy. Therefore, it is important to understand the factors influencing their motivation in order to provide support for them to stay physically active after physiotherapy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Artificial Intelligence: The implications of current technological developments for Harry Collins epistemological theory and his critique of the possibilities of a general AI.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori

    Author : Marita Isaksson; [2018-10-29]
    Keywords : Harry Collins; artificial intelligence; epistemology;

    Abstract : Social constructivism and Harry Collins epistemological theory put focus on the sociology ofscientific knowledge, scientific practice and the nature of expertise. From his theory, inspired byLudwig Wittgenstein’s ‘forms of life’ and David Bloor’s strong programme, Collins has from thenineties until today argued against the possibilities of creating a general artificial intelligence, whichcan be compared with any cognitive functions that a human accommodates. READ MORE

  4. 4. USING STORYTELLING TO CONVEY SCIENCE AMONG DEAF PUPILS IN GREECE A class intervention on learning the concepts of heat and thermal conductivity of materials

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Konstantina Kemou; [2018-08-25]
    Keywords : science literacy; ; storytelling; deaf education; heat; conductivity; problem-based learning; action research material;

    Abstract : Purpose: The following study focused on whether deaf pupils perceive the concepts of heat and conductivity differently, and in particular more scientifically, before and after a new teaching method that uses storytelling and problem-based learning techniques. It also aimed to determine whether the teaching method has an impact on pupils’ motivation, on the growth of academic knowledge and on the appropriate scientific understanding of physical concepts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Perceptions of sanitation structures among poor populations in Lusaka, Zambia: A qualitative study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Beatrice Chiwala; [2018-07-16]
    Keywords : Sanitation; peri-urban; flush toilet; perception; behavior;

    Abstract : Only 40% of Zambia’s population has access to improved sanitation facilities. The remaining 60% (mostly people residing in peri-urban areas) share or use unimproved facilities; with others still practicing open defecation. 96% of Kalingalinga households use unimproved pit latrines. READ MORE