Università della Svizzera italiana

Argumentation between parents and children : A study of family discussions at mealtime

Bova, Antonio ; Rigotti, Eddo (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2013 ; 2013COM005.

In recent years, the family context has emerged as one of the most important contexts for the study of argumentation. The activity of mealtime, in particular, represents a privileged moment for studying how parents and children interact with each other, because it is one of the few moments during the day in which all family members come together and engage in intensive verbal interaction....

Università della Svizzera italiana

LoDE - Learners of Digital Era : From the analysis of the current debate to an empirical study emphasising the learners’ perspective

Rapetti, Emanuele ; Cantoni, Lorenzo (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2012 ; 2012COM006.

Since the 1990s, a wide debate has been generated around the "learners-new media dichotomy", with a consequent journalistic reverberation. In particular, expressions like “digital natives”, “Y” generation, or “net-generation” contributed to diffuse the hypothesis that– since the 1980s – a generation of learners with typical characteristics related to their great familiarity with...

Université de Neuchâtel

La dynamique des anthroponymes chez les Ding de la République démocratique du Congo (1885-1960)

Tshiala, Lay ; Centlivres, Pierre (Dir.) ; Monnier, Laurent (Codir.) ; Ndaywel è Nziem, Isidore (Codir.) ; Fresia, Marion (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2011.

Les Ding du Sud-ouest de la République démocratique du Congo ont subi la colonisation belge entre 1885 et 1960. Auparavant, leur anthroponymie était fondée sur un système de nom unique, oral, individuel, en langue kiding, non transmissible stricto sensu et acquérant un élément supplémentaire à chaque modification de la personnalité. Pratiqué aussi par d’autres ethnies, ce...

Università della Svizzera italiana

ELearning acceptance in hospitals : continuing medical education of healthcare professionals

Bachmann, Larissa ; Cantoni, Lorenzo (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2009.

ELearning provides healthcare professionals an interesting alternative of participating to Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities. It offers the possibility to attend courses at a distance, and it allows creating personal learning schedules without needing to leave the job or the family. Hospitals can choose to organize CME activities for their employees and therefore may also opt to...