Essays about: "social constructivism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 172 essays containing the words social constructivism.

  1. 1. MOVING BETWEEN LEVELS OF ENGAGEMENT WITH INTERACTIVE DIGITAL EXHIBITS

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, kommunikation och lärande

    Author : Alena Seredko; [2020-03-24]
    Keywords : Engagement; Museum; Digital technology; Interactive exhibit; Contextual Model of Learning; Visitor Engagement Framework;

    Abstract : Purpose: The overall purpose of the study is to explore how engagement with digital interactive exhibits can be evaluated in a museum rather than in a science centre setting and scrutinize factors that encourage or hinder visitors’ engagement. This is examined using a case study of the Human Nature exhibition displayed at the Museum of World Culture (Gothenburg, Sweden). READ MORE

  2. 2. “They are being made into like baby-making machines” : a study of the impact of gender structures and norms on family planning for Xhosa women in rural Zithulele, South Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Hannah Hölscher; [2020]
    Keywords : gender norms; gender roles; family planning; South Africa; rural; sexual health and reproductive rights; structural determinants of health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Women in rural areas of South Africa battle with many structural issues, including unemployment, education and accessibility to health services, greatly delimiting family planning. However, socially constructed and internalized gender norms pose an additional and potentially greater barrier to family planning in traditional and patriarchal settings. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Art of Not Belonging – A Textual Analysis of Identity Construction in Contemporary Norwegian Literature

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Vilde Evjenth; [2020]
    Keywords : identity; constructivism; textual analysis; ethnicity; ‘othering’;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate how identity construction is expressed in contemporary Norwegian literature written by the offspring of migrants, and thus contribute to the existing body of research on identity construction in academic literature. This is done by exploring which processes are important in the process of identity construction and through the application of a theoretical framework. READ MORE

  4. 4. Promoting a European Identity - an idea- and argumentation analysis of a European identity construction via the European Education Area

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Caroline Lloyd; [2020]
    Keywords : European Union; Identity; European Education Area; Europeanization; Social constructivism; European cultural policy; Nation state; European Studies; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to examine how a transnational European identity is articulated and constructed in the initiatives constituting the “European Education Area” (EEA). Identity is one of the most disputed and dissociated concepts of social sciences and humanities. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Other Within Us – A Narrative Analysis of Self- and Other-Identification on Social Media by Actors Involved in the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Annika Ruge; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Media; Media Studies; Social Identity; Social Constructivism; Narratives; Self; Other; Eastern Europe; Nationalism; Qualitative Content Analysis; post-Soviet history; conflict studies; Ukraine; Russia; European Studies; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This study examines narratives of Self- and Other-identification in social media content of actors, directly and indirectly involved in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The aim is to shed light on how social media can be instrumentalised as a means of constructing Self and Other in the context of ongoing conflict. READ MORE