Essays about: "studying science"

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    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Oleksandra Mittal; [2019-12-20]
    Keywords : Academic self-beliefs; Science self-concept; Interest and Utility; Socioeconomic status mediators; Structural Equation Modelling with multiple mediators; Educational Equity; Sweden; Ukraine; TIMSS 2011;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this study is to enrich the understanding of student-level mechanismsinvolved in shaping (in)equity in educational outcomes among eight-graders in Swedenand Ukraine by examining the role of academic self-beliefs in science, represented bymotivational constructs of self-concept, interest and utility value, as mediators of theassociation between student socioeconomic status (SES) and achievement in science.Theory: Expectancy-value theory (EVT) of achievement motivation (Eccles (Parsons) et al. READ MORE

  2. 2. Energy-water nexus in Mexico: A network-based approach of polycentric governance.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ricardo Gómez Zamudio; [2019]
    Keywords : Energy-water nexus; polycentric governance; social network analyis; sustainability science; Mexico; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : By 2050, sixty percent of human population worldwide is going to live in cities. This will increase natural resource consumption to provide products and services in cities. Additionally, current policy making is done through a silo thinking mindset where unintended consequences can undermine natural resources availability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Heinrich’s Local Rationality: Shouldn’t ‘New View’ Thinkers Ask Why Things Made Sense To Him?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Carsten Busch; [2019]
    Keywords : Heinrich; safety; science; new view; local rationality; causation; FLMU06; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Herbert William Heinrich is one of the most influential pioneers within safety. His concepts, originally from the late 1920s, influence safety practice and theory, even today. In recent years, Heinrich’s legacy received increasing critique, also from contemporary safety authors that generally are counted among the ‘new view’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender Differences in Gratitude Among University Students in Sweden

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för psykologi (PSY)

    Author : Mathias Rydh; [2019]
    Keywords : Trait gratitude; gratitude interventions; gender differences; positive affect; negative affect;

    Abstract : Previous findings suggest that gratitude is related to a multitude of benefits, such as improved psychological well-being, decreased psychological distress and more positive social relationships. The interest in gratitude as a research topic for psychological science is relatively new, and as such, there are many aspects of gratitude that need to be studied more. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Recoding Gender”: The intersectional experience of female immigrant programmers in the Swedish IT sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Yanwei Zhu; [2019]
    Keywords : programming; IT; immigrant women; technofeminism; intersectionality; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Computer programming is historically constructed as a male domain, and the underrepresentation of women and other marginalised minorities is recognised as a global phenomenon in most countries of the world. However, limited attention has been paid to women who choose to enter this field. READ MORE