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  1. 1. Making sense design for well-being

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH

    Författare :Sara Ilstedt Hjelm; KTH.; [2004]
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : The theme of this dissertation is the design of IT artefactsfor increased well-being in the home. The goal has been toprovide a better understanding of the coupling between designand health, and to give examples of how to design for increasedwell-being. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Making sense digitally Conversational coherence in online and mixed-mode contexts

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Therese Örnberg Berglund; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Conversational coherence; context; communicative affordances; conversation analysis; multimodality; cohesion; sequential structure; attention; polyfocality; polycontextuality; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Human communication; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Kommunikation mellan människor; engelska; English;

    Sammanfattning : Successful interaction makes sense to its participants – it is, in other words, coherent. As different resources are employed to indicate mutual orientation by showing which actions are linked and where attention is paid, coherent conversation can be said to be achieved multimodally. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Making sense of contested illness : Talk and narratives about chronic fatigue

    Detta är en avhandling från Linköping : Tema Kommunikation

    Författare :Pia Bülow; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2003]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Human communication; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Kommunikation mellan människor; chronic illness; CFS; illness narratives; illness experience; narrative analysis; sense-making; interaction; identity; morality; temporalization; co-narration; storytelling; discursive management; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; kroniskt trötthetssyndrom; patienter;

    Sammanfattning : The primary aim of this thesis is to study how people suffering from chronic fatigue (usually Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, CFS) make sense of their medically unexplained and invisible illness. Due to the vagueness and indefinable character of this illness, it becomes disputed and doubted in many contexts. Thus, I call it a contested illness. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Making Sense of Negative Numbers

    Detta är en avhandling från Linköping : Tema Kommunikation

    Författare :Cecilia Kilhamn; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mathematics education; metaphor; signed number; negative number; number sense; case study; longitudinal; social constructivism;

    Sammanfattning : Numbers are abstract objects that we conceptualize and make sense of through metaphors. When negative numbers appear in school mathematics, some properties of number sense related to natural numbers become contradictory. The metaphors seem to break down, making a transition from intuitive to formal mathematics necessary. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Making Futures On Targets, Measures and Governance in Backcasting and Planning

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Författare :Josefin Wangel; KTH.; KTH.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; futures studies; backcasting; planning; governance; sustainable development;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is about the making of futures – in the sense of planning, through which the world of tomorrow is crafted, and in the sense of images of the future, developed through the futures studies approach of backcasting. The point of departure for the thesis is that more visionary and strategic forms of planning are needed if the challenges of sustainable development are to be met, and that backcasting, through its long-term, integrative and normative character, can be a helpful tool towards this end. LÄS MER