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PhD Thesis by Dan Hvidtfeldt: Creativity as a Musical Practice
This PhD dissertation has been developed in collaboration with Roskilde Festival with the overall purpose of promoting a theoretically and empirically informed understanding of creativity, which is relevant for the ongoing organisational, musical and artistic development of Roskilde Festival.
PhD Thesis by Mirna Isabel Rivera Garcia
This research provides a theoretical and practical understanding of the use of information and communication technology (ICT) and pedagogical practices in a classroom in a public school in an underprivileged context. This study examines the contradictions and constraints of the current teacher–student interactions and proposes a different way to engage children as the center of the learning process by introducing problem/project-based learning (PBL) principles into lesson design.
New issue of Academic Quarter: Æstetisering | Aestheticization
This issue of Academic Quarter aimes at identifying several facets of aestheticization. Academic Quarter is a peer reviewed, online, open access journal with humanistic research.
New book: Your Post has been Removed
In this book the authors, Frederik Stjernfelt and Anne Mette Lauritzen, argue established democratic norms for freedom of expression should be implemented on the internet. The book is available through open access.
COMET 2020: Call For Proposals
We are pleased to announce the call for proposals for the 18th International Conference on Communication, Medicine, and Ethics (COMET), which will be hosted by Aalborg University, Denmark, 01-03 July 2020. The Pre-COMET Masterclass is scheduled for 30 June 2020.
New book: Remembering as a Cultural Process
This authored book charts out principles for a cultural psychology of remembering. This approach is illustrated with concrete case studies from around the world that highlight key theoretical concepts, moving from micro-level processes to macro-level social phenomena. Authors: Brady Wagoner, Ignacio Brescó de Luna, and Sarah H. Awad.
New book: The Second Cognitive Revolution
This book - edited by Bo Allesøe Christensen - is an indispensable reader for anyone interested in his cognitive-historical turn, and finds an audience with academics and researchers in the social and human science fields of cognitive psychology, social psychology, discursive psychology, philosophy, sociology, and ethnomethodology.
New book: The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Imagination
In this two-volume Handbook, contributors shift the focus of imagination away from the visual by addressing the topic of sonic imagination and expanding the field beyond musical compositional creativity and performance technique into other aural arenas where the imagination holds similar power.
PhD Thesis by Kristina Madsen: Explorative Museum Experiences
Through this dissertation, Kristina Madsen has approached the challenges of balancing the enlightenment and experiences presented to museum institutions by the experience economy from an experience design perspective in collaboration with a smaller Danish museum.
Ny bog: Kollaboration - Vejen til åben forskning og åben innovation
Denne bog af David Budtz Pedersen m.fl. giver for første gang en samlet fremstilling over redskaber, praksisser og eksempler på kollaborativ problemløsning, ideudvikling og læring. Bogen omhandler både de kognitive, psykologiske og økonomiske aspekter såvel som de juridiske og historiske rammer for kollaboration.
New book by Chalotte Glintborg: Identity (Re)constructions After Brain Injury
Identity (Re)constructions After Brain Injury: Personal and Family Identity investigates how being diagnosed with acquired brain injury (ABI) impacts identity (re)construction in both adults with ABI and their close relatives.
PhD thesis by Vashanth Selvadurai: Transmedia Exhibition
In his Ph.D. thesis, Vashanth studies the use of transmedia experience in an exhibition context to identify key variables in design, implementation, and evaluation of the converging area of transmedia experiences and exhibitions.
New book: Ordinary Things and Their Extraordinary Meanings
The book edited by Giuseppina Marsico and Luca Tateo provides a new look at the everyday relationship between psychological processes and extraordinary aspects of ordinary phenomena.
PhD Thesis by Sanna Schliewe
The thesis explores how privileged migration is experienced and negotiated in everyday encounters between expatriates and local domestic workers in India.
Collaboration between African and Danish universities support stronger universities in Africa
The program “Building Stronger Universities" is a collaboration between African, and Danish universities with a common goal of strengthening research capacity in developing countries. The objective is to strengthen community development, employability and entrepreneurial thinking through the adoption of ICT and blended learning.
New network will explore young people's communication competencies across contexts
The TransComm network brings together international experts in Linguistics, Psychology, Sociology, Education Science, and Speech and Language Science, to capture and explore scattered knowledge on the practices that sustain, develop or hamper communicative competence in interactions involving young people living with communicative disabilities.
PhD Thesis by Britta Vinkler Frederiksen: The Development of Therapeutic Alliance in Music Therapy...
The thesis contributes to the research within how to develop therapeutic alliance with severe mental ill offenders were the interaction is very challenging.
New issue of Journal of Somaesthetics: Somaesthetics and Technology
This special issue of the Journal of Somaesthetics contains articles that deal with the aesthetic relationship between technology and the soma. Focus on the techno-social materials and themes is what the articles have in common. Editor in Chief: Falk Heinrich.