Essays about: "technology development and developing countries"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 204 essays containing the words technology development and developing countries.

  1. 6. Is constructivism a prerequisite to unlock the power of web based platforms in teacher training? : A case study on the enablers for web based learning platforms for teacher training in Cambodia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Maria Natasha Peacock; [2019]
    Keywords : constructivism; connectivism; least developed countries LDCs ; teacher training; education technology ed-tech ; pedagogy; 21st century skills; cMOOCs; TPACK;

    Abstract : This case study, executed in school network driven by a private foundation for underprivileged children in Cambodia, provides a perspective from a unique situation of technology enablement in an environment with a predominantly instructivist teaching tradition.   The said environment is strongly influenced by private sector donors with strong constructivist traditions and expectations. READ MORE

  2. 7. Developing a product visualizing a plant's need for watering

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktutveckling

    Author : Tor Bratt; [2019]
    Keywords : Digital watering reminder; smart lamp; mood light; nursing of houseplants; product design; concept development; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Urbanization in the world has during the past 60 years accelerated, resulting in people living in more densely populated areas and spending a majority of their lives indoors. Another ongoing trend in many countries is an increase in mental health issues, where urbanization could be a contributing factor. READ MORE

  3. 8. Adoption of high-technology products in emerging markets: The ACE-1 advanced biomass cookstove in rural Cambodia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Anne Baltruschat; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Energy access; Clean cooking; Advanced biomass stoves; Adoption;

    Abstract : This study examines the adoption of clean cooking technologies in developing countries with a focus on the ACE-1 advanced biomass stove (ABS). Marginalized communities in rural environments are often exposed to high levels of Household Air Pollution (HAP) due to the common use of traditional cookstoves. READ MORE

  4. 9. Municipal Solid Waste Management in Informal Settlements – A multiple-case study of challenges and possibilities in the favelas and informal sector of Rio de Janeiro city

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljö- och energisystem

    Author : Emma Bergman; [2019]
    Keywords : municipal solid waste management; informal settlement; favela; waste picker; recycling cooperative; environmental protection; social inclusion; Rio de Janeiro; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Today, about one billion people in the world live in informal settlements and lack access to basic services and city infrastructure. In Rio de Janeiro, approximately 1,4 million people, one fourth of the city population, live in informal settlements, in Brazil called favelas. READ MORE

  5. 10. Extending the water life cycle in rural South African households: the role and potential of water reuse solutions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Tshepiso Kwena Lehutjo; [2019]
    Keywords : greywater rural household technology; vattenförsörjningsteknik; avloppsteknik; water engineering; environmental engineering; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Despite the issue of greywater management gaining more importance around the world, espe-cially in developing countries, it still remains a challenge in non-sewered areas of South Afri-ca. For a semi-arid country, reusing greywater on a household level has great potential as an alternative water source if done properly. READ MORE