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Curiosity, Creativity, and Surprise as Analytic Tools: Grounded Theory Method [chapter]

Michael Muller
2014 Ways of Knowing in HCI  
Grounded theory method (GTM) is increasingly used in HCI and CSCW research (Fig. 1 ).  ...  Grounded Theory Method is exactly that-a method , or rather, a family of methods (Babchuk, 2010 )-for the development of theory.  ...  Curiosity, Creativity, and Surprise as Analytic Tools: Grounded Theory Method All URLs were accessed successfully during July 2012.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-0378-8_2 fatcat:woz6gnvgdrfp3athsxbivuv3wu

The WWW Cabinet of Curiosities: A Serendipitous Research Tool

Josie Arnold
2012 Journal of Education and Learning  
This paper proposes that the WWW is able to be fruitfully understood as a research tool when we utilise the metaphor of the cabinet of curiosities, the wunderkammer.  ...  I give examples of methodologies and theories that I have found to be apposite for such serendipity.  ...  It shows clearly that there is a dynamic relationships between theory and practice through recognising as academic knowledge the practicum as well as the analytical.  ... 
doi:10.5539/jel.v1n2p238 fatcat:7rueberx4rcirnnr5k4cfkfjwu

The Effect of Career Planning Tools in Developing Learning Autonomy

Charlotte Lin
2018 Relay Journal  
as an educator.  ...  This article reviews the career planning tools from each of the chapters in the book Taking Charge of Your Career Direction (Lock, 2005) and how these tools relate to developing learning autonomy.  ...  As for theories presented in this chapter, I particularly identified with the theory of planned happenstance.  ... 
doi:10.37237/relay/010115 fatcat:cmsxthbkjvfobfcscrmaav3bka

Labour and the Tools of Nostalgia

Melissa Clark-jones
1990 Studies in Political Economy  
Considering the widespread bias created by many elitist analysts and by the popularized version of conspicuous consumption, it is not surprising people should respond to any curiosity about yardart displays  ...  Recognizable tools are displayed in such a manner as to de-functionalize them. Ornaments and animated characters are creatively juxtaposed in fantastic but work-related logics.  ... 
doi:10.1080/19187033.1990.11675486 fatcat:5muzcmpibbevbce4p43srkhjvi

Can sense-making tools inform adaptation policy? A practitioner's perspective

Kyla M. G. Milne
2015 Ecology and Society  
As governments struggle to find solutions to complex problems like climate change, policy makers look for tools that can capture complexity and elicit insight.  ...  I explored the application of one such tool, known as "SenseMaker," in helping Canadian policy makers understand the factors that enable or hinder climate change adaptation in Canada.  ...  Why sense-making tools Some complexity-oriented policy makers and scholars find standard analytical tools or at least the epistemology behind those tools, i.e., multiple-choice surveys and reductionist  ... 
doi:10.5751/es-06791-200166 fatcat:3miad4udhbdubpfyrzvosjenta

Focus Groups as a Tool for Conducting Participatory Research: A Case Study of Small-Scale Forest Management in Slovenia [chapter]

Peter Kumer, Mimi Urbanc
2019 The Urban Book Series  
The research presented in this chapter used focus groups as the final tool in an extensive study of small-scale forest owners' management practices, examining driving and hindering factors.  ...  Focus group discussion is a participatory research method that has been effectively utilized in numerous social science disciplines either as a standalone method or more often alongside other methods.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank the Slovenian Research Agency for funding the core program Geography of Slovenia (P6-0101) and the junior researchers postgraduate research program.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-28014-7_13 fatcat:3cpt3yyse5g5jbwt7jnvx2z5oe

Value Innovation in Learner-Centered Design. How to Develop Valuable Learning Tools

Henning Breuer, Heinrich Schwarz, Kristina Feller, Mitsuji Matsumoto
2014 IAFOR Journal of Education  
Areas in transition such as higher education and learning techniques today bring about new needs and opportunities for innovative tools and services. But how do we find these tools?  ...  The paper argues for using a strategy of (user) value innovation that creatively combines ethnographic methods with strategic industry analysis.  ...  Acknowledgements Many thanks to Gregor Erkel and Friedrich Kurz for enabling the project and for contributing essential ideas. They are working hard to turn these ideas into reality.  ... 
doi:10.22492/ije.2.1.01 fatcat:njf65j3j4nbyrihwmhg4y7ovyu

Digital Escape Rooms as Innovative Pedagogical Tools in Education: A Systematic Literature Review

Agoritsa Makri, Dimitrios Vlachopoulos, Richard A. Martina
2021 Sustainability  
More specifically, the focus of the study is to present the current developments and trends concerning Digital Educational Escape Rooms (DEERs) and investigate how they foster learning outcomes for online  ...  Based on the exhaustive literature review, an agenda for future research is promised and the implications for designing innovative ER approaches have been highlighted.  ...  intellectual skills (analytical and complex thinking, creativity, critical thinking, etc  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13084587 fatcat:ynlwdmllzjdu5awljxr3goxxza

Sustaining Places: Sensibility Models as Decision Support Tools for Messy Problems

Greg Walkerden
2019 Sustainability  
Methods for passing on findings of ecological research are well established; methods for passing on what is learned in environmental management are much less institutionalized, and much less comprehensive  ...  Thirdly, it makes complex practice skills such as acting simultaneously as scientist, politician and manager researchable.  ...  On the high ground, manageable problems lend themselves to solution through the use of research-based theory and technique.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11061725 fatcat:r65psa6jerbvplahbvipjfvuga

Quantum Games and Interactive Tools for Quantum Technologies Outreach and Education [article]

Zeki C. Seskir, Piotr Migdał, Carrie Weidner, Aditya Anupam, Nicky Case, Noah Davis, Chiara Decaroli, İlke Ercan, Caterina Foti, Paweł Gora, Klementyna Jankiewicz, Brian R. La Cour (+11 others)
2022 arXiv   pre-print
The paper presents selected tools, as described by their developers.  ...  In this article, we provide an extensive overview of a wide range of quantum games and interactive tools that have been employed by the community in recent years.  ...  All of which can be thought of as efforts in further developing the outreach and education landscape of quantum technologies. 3 Quantum Games and Interactive Tools as Novel Methods for QT Outreach and  ... 
arXiv:2202.07756v2 fatcat:qrleu5poxzbtxgrm4kvwtexada

Gun Powder Tools In The Village Guri I Bardhë In The Province Of Mat

Mikaliz Cubi
2018 Zenodo  
Mat is known as gunpowder manufacturer and firearms in Albania and other countries in Europe. In Europe the powder is brought from the Arabs.  ...  The gunpowder tools in these villages were 19 altogether. They continued to produce powder until 1939.  ...  The very role of pragmatic communication is to feed the epistemic curiosity of the audience by providing political messages high in relative entropy (surprise) and delaying as much as it is possible the  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1219258 fatcat:hirik3yqdzbf3b4n4gfbxxgqf4

Chapter 8. Design Into: Reflection as a Tool for Growth [chapter]

Angela Clark-Oates, Michelle Stuckey, Melissa Williamson, Duane Roen
2020 Stories from First-Year Composition: Pedagogies that Foster Student Agency and Writing Identity  
(paperback) | ISBN 9781642150308 (pdf) | ISBN 9781642150315 (epub) Subjects: LCSH: English language--Composition and exercises--Study and teaching (Higher)--United States. | Education--Study and teaching  ...  an interest in improving existing practices and exploring new possibilities.  ...  analytical writer.  ... 
doi:10.37514/pra-b.2020.0308.2.08 fatcat:tynxquahafcuzmjy4umbcwtzay

A critical reflection on Big Data: Considering APIs, researchers and tools as data makers
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Farida Vis
2013 First Monday  
theories and methods to make sense of these emerging visual cultures on social media. 4.  ...  “A critical reflection on Big Data: Considering APIs, researchers and tools as data makers” by Farida Vis is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution–NonCommercial–NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v18i10.4878 fatcat:vetabqir35epnnube5pc4kbquy

Four Tools for Critical Inquiry in History, Social Studies, and Civic Education

Ángela Bermúdez
2015 Revista de Estudios Sociales  
Scheffler (1991) also considers that it is intellectual emotions such as love of truth, repugnance of distortion, openness to surprise and uncertainty that allow us to experience wonder and curiosity.  ...  theories of teaching and learning.  ... 
doi:10.7440/res52.2015.07 fatcat:foubdknklbevjdavdyj7u6enou

Effecting change through dialogue: Habermas' theory of communicative action as a tool in medical lifestyle interventions

Liv Tveit Walseth, Edvin Schei
2010 Medicine, Health care and Philosophy  
We used a hermeneutical-phenomenological approach and chose systematic text condensation (STC) as an analytical tool.  ...  STC, as well as other phenomenological-hermeneutic approaches, are considered to be more appropriate methods for the present project than for example grounded theory.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11019-010-9260-5 pmid:20552281 fatcat:6zaaou5jrfawrae7wueyynxsou
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