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Knowledge needs for the operationalisation of the concept of ecosystem services

Esther Carmen, Allan Watt, Laurence Carvalho, Jan Dick, Ioan Fazey, Gemma Garcia-Blanco, Bruna Grizzetti, Jennifer Hauck, Zita Izakovicova, Leena Kopperoinen, Camino Liquete, David Odee (+2 others)
2018 Ecosystem Services  
To better understand how this concept can be turned into practice we examine knowledge needs from the perspective of the different stakeholders directly engaged with the operationalisation of ecosystem  ...  of tools and methods explicit as boundary objects in the ecosystem service science community to develop more collaborative practices with other stakeholders and facilitate the operationalisation of the  ...  , thus operationalising the concept of ecosystem services into practice.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecoser.2017.10.012 fatcat:t2lkbugalrg2rbj62kw2hhzi3a

Operationalising the Concept of Mediation in L2 Teacher Education

Ghasemali Azadi, Reza Biria, Mehdi Nasri
2018 Journal of Language Teaching and Research  
The findings presented L2 teachers a deep insight of the mediation concept, teacher educators a better picture of possible flaws of their role, and policy makers to amend related drawbacks.  ...  This study aims to operationlise the mediation concept on L2 teacher education.  ...  To follow the reliability of the research data, obtained data were fed into Social Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) to get the alpha level.  ... 
doi:10.17507/jltr.0901.17 fatcat:62pnig5horhcni5llvqbhmodma

The role of teachers in inculcating moral values: operationalisation of concepts

Nataša Pantić, Theo Wubbels
2012 Journal of Beliefs and Values  
certain forms of thinking and behaviour, yet without undue coercion into any particular modes of good thinking and behaviour.  ...  We then report on an empirical study in which we aim to operationalise these conceptions and generate items for an ecologically valid instrument for the assessment of teachers' beliefs about them.  ...  Appendix: All items chosen to operationalise the constructs PATERNALISM  Transmitting the right values is a legitimate aim of education.  Teachers should exemplify proper models of behaviour at all  ... 
doi:10.1080/13617672.2012.650030 fatcat:r4ixr7qrmfevfft7jbwofqkcaa

The Entrepreneurial University: Conceptualisation, Models and Challenges for Operationalisation of the Concept [chapter]

Ewa Badzińska
2020 Contemporary organisation and management. Challenges and trends  
, (ii) theoretical models and a framework of factors affecting the transformation into an Entrepreneurial University, (iii) challenges for operationalisation and measurement of factors and study limitations  ...  Clark, Sustaining Change in Universities: Continuities in case studies and concepts, Society for Research into Higher Education and Open University Press, New York 2004. M. Guerrero, D.  ...  The author identifies the limitations, ambiguities and difficulties with the operationalisation of significant factors, variables and their measurement.  ... 
doi:10.18778/8220-333-2.28 fatcat:tuixaqwlifefxhpa3ih5u64hpy

The case for creative, visual and multimodal methods in operationalising concepts in research design: An examination of storyboarding trust stories

Rachel Ayrton
2020 Sociological Review  
Responding to Pierre Bourdieu's calls for methodological pluralism in sociology and for the construction of the object to be rigorously undertaken in every moment of research, I explore how such methods  ...  , they are rarely applied to the 'inward-facing' research practices of conceptualisation and research design.  ...  the reviewers for their valuable comments.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0038026120903918 fatcat:6savdbqrzbagxoqwfklhgpsrcm

Stakeholders' perspectives on the operationalisation of the ecosystem service concept: Results from 27 case studies

Jan Dick, Francis Turkelboom, Helen Woods, Irene Iniesta-Arandia, Eeva Primmer, Sanna-Riikka Saarela, Peter Bezák, Peter Mederly, Michael Leone, Wim Verheyden, Eszter Kelemen, Jennifer Hauck (+82 others)
2018 Ecosystem Services  
Operationalisation of the concept was shown to achieve a gradual change in practices: 13% of the case studies reported a change in action (e.g. management or policy change), and a further 40% anticipated  ...  of spatially referenced knowledge for input to planning (91% indicated they had acquired new knowledge).  ...  Acknowledgement This research was funded by the European Union EU FP7 project OpenNESS -'Operationalisation of Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services: From Concepts to Real-world Applications' (Grant agreement  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecoser.2017.09.015 fatcat:jyqjpe2h4jcuni4ldev53foyda

Towards a 'patient-centred' operationalisation of the new dynamic concept of health: a mixed methods study

M Huber, M van Vliet, M Giezenberg, B Winkens, Y Heerkens, P C Dagnelie, J A Knottnerus
2016 BMJ Open  
They also thank the researchers of the NIVEL Institute for their input in the process of categorising the indicators of health.  ...  larger groups of stakeholders for contributing to the questionnaire.  ...  However, a general concept also needs further operationalisation into 'definitive concepts', for use in daily practice and for monitoring purposes. 9 The research project described here is intended as  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010091 pmid:26758267 pmcid:PMC4716212 fatcat:pti3di3u3zfjdlatbaofmw4qqy

Designing theoretically-informed implementation interventions

2006 Implementation Science  
However, the transfer of research findings into practice is unpredictable and can be a slow and haphazard process.  ...  studies address, a process by which to inform the development and delivery of interventions, a guide when evaluating, and a way to allow for an exploration of potential causal mechanisms.  ...  Acknowledgements The ICEBeRG Group is funded by a Knowledge Translation Inter-disciplinary Capacity Enhancement grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Ontario Ministry of Health.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1748-5908-1-4 pmid:16722571 pmcid:PMC1436012 fatcat:a2ukptsqn5aezgdidtztx3og5i

Concerning trust and information

Sara Denize, Louise Young
2007 Industrial Marketing Management  
The paper concludes with a discussion of the nature and future of research into business relationships.  ...  probably the main reason for the observed lack of empirical consistency as to the antecedents and outcomes of trust.  ...  Perhaps more profoundly the processes that drive trust and the embeddedness of it into relationships processes have not been considered in the mainstream of research into trust.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.indmarman.2007.06.004 fatcat:ffejc7dko5cjdic7jdz4d4pcka

Informing the design of group recommender systems

Sascha Herr, Andreas Rösch, Christoph Beckmann, Tom Gross
2012 Proceedings of the 2012 ACM annual conference extended abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts - CHI EA '12  
In this paper we present a literature study on social psychological concepts, which informs the design of group recommender process models in group recommender systems.  ...  We matched core concepts to well-established factors influencing satisfaction in groups, and obtained three most relevant social psychological concepts: group identification, group norms, and social roles  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the CML members. Part of the work has been funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG GR 2055/2-2).  ... 
doi:10.1145/2212776.2223827 dblp:conf/chi/HerrRBG12 fatcat:o4ii7ipmpbbgrcubxe4c6nmun4

Judgements during information seeking: a naturalistic approach to understanding the assessment of enough information

Jennifer M. Berryman
2007 Journal of information science  
operationalised as the choice of website to meet the information needs of the research participants [6] .  ...  Choice between two or more options is the classical definition of a decision [5], a definition used, for example, in an investigation into young people's web searching behaviour in which the decision was  ...  Library and information science researchers have found the concept of satisficing useful in understanding human information seeking behaviour [21] .  ... 
doi:10.1177/0165551507082589 fatcat:wue73ywx2fcdhjgxvizmntuaoq

Formalized Informal Learning

Karin Tweddell Levinsen, Birgitte Holm Sørensen
2011 International Journal of Digital Literacy and Digital Competence  
Therefore, the next section of the paper is dedicated to a discussion about the transition from industry to network society and related core concepts that helped ground the research questions for PIL's  ...  As a consequence of these emerging phenomena, a new research strand emerged and the project had to formulate additional research questions and identify new empirical fields of attention for data collection  ...  In the large body of business research literature where these concepts are developed, active behaviours as a whole are named proactivity.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jdldc.2011010102 fatcat:vj3q6un6gfaxlkhfp5fu2r5vka

Simulating Interactive Information Retrieval

David Maxwell, Leif Azzopardi
2016 Proceedings of the 39th International ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval - SIGIR '16  
Thus, we present SimIIR, an open-source toolkit for building and conducting Interactive Information Retrieval (IIR) experiments.  ...  The framework consists of a number of high level components, including the simulation, the searcher and the system, all of which must be configured.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank Professor Kalervo Järvelin and Dr Heikki Keskustalo at the University of Tampere, Finland for their co-operation and participation in a STSM, funded by the ESF supported  ... 
doi:10.1145/2911451.2911469 dblp:conf/sigir/MaxwellA16 fatcat:5k75ixcx75acffcsdxa6q6fawy

A social actor understanding of the institutional structures at play in information systems development

Bruce Rowlands, Gamila Shoib
2009 Information Technology and People  
for coping with these so that other researchers can read of an example that may be similar to their own and therefore guide their work.  ...  Approach  provides an example from a recently published research project (Rowlands, 2008) why the social actor model was chosen, and an application of how the model was operationalised in data collection  ...  , adding comments and reflections, sorting the interpretations by code; and text retrieval of selected instances into the body of the research report.  ... 
doi:10.1108/09593840910937490 fatcat:b2ybg6yvyfhhtlgvv7nwon6phy

Workplace information literacy

Gunilla Widén, Farhan Ahmad, Shahrokh Nikou, Bruce Ryan, Peter Cruickshank
2021 Journal of Information Literacy  
Quantitative research into IL is not unknown, but has been mainly developed in higher education, in order to measure students' abilities to make use of information.  ...  This paper focuses information literacy (IL) from a methodological perspective, addressing quantitative IL measures, suitable for evaluating the role of IL in supporting work activities.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge (i) the Academy of Finland for funding the studies mentioned in sections 3.1 and 3.2 [Project The Impact of Information Literacy in the Digital Workplace  ... 
doi:10.11645/15.2.2812 fatcat:pc4k2ytnpnevtmiogdas5jqf5m
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