The PhD Programme “Human Centred Communication and Informatics” (HCCI) follows the guidelines of the Doctoral School of the Humanities. The HCCI doctoral programme facilitates challenging interdisciplinary research drawing together theories and methods from the areas of communication, psychology and informatics at Aalborg University.
Human Centered Communication and Informatics
PhD Programme in Human Centered Communication and Informatics (HCCI)
Latest PhD Theses
PhD Thesis by Jacob Østergaard Madsen: Underprivileged Citizens’ Use of Technology for Everyday Health Management
In this doctoral thesis, Jacob Madsen addresses the problem of inequality in health by focusing on how underprivileged citizens experience and manage health-related problems in their everyday lives. Particularly, he focuses on the citizen’s use of technology for engaging in health-related occupation.
PhD Thesis by Nikorn Rongbutsri: Students Using Online Collaborative Tools in Problem-Oriented Project-Based Learning
This research starts by presenting an overview of how students in Problem-Oriented Project-Based Learning adopt online communication tools. The research reveals the behaviour of students individually, and socially in their groups, in relation to their attitudes towards adoption of communication tools. From the data, the researcher established that a weak division of labour in a project group better enables learning than a strong division.
PhD Thesis by Farshad Badie: A Theoretical Model for Meaning Construction through Constructivist Concept Learning
The central focus of this Ph.D. research is on ‘Logic and Cognition’ and, more specifically, this research covers five academic areas: Logic and Logical Philosophy, Philosophy of Education, Educational Psychology, Cognitive Science and Computer Science.
PhD Thesis by Ester Holte Kofod: Parental Grief after Infant Loss
This thesis examines bereaved parents’ experiences of grief after the loss of an infant child, and how cultural representations, expectations, and norms mediate individual bereavement experiences.
PhD courses and research seminars
30.10.2017 at 00.00 AM - 03.11.2017 at 00.00 AM
Kvalitative metoder 2017
Fem-dages kursus som introducerer til kvalitativ forskning.
15.11.2017 at 00.00 AM - 17.11.2017 at 00.00 AM
Course: Wonder in Qualitative Research and Practice-based and Existential Phenomenology
The main aim of the course is to support course participants’ PhD projects by working with wonder-based or wonderinspired approaches to qualitative research, practice-based dialogue and action research. We will focus on the phenomenology of wonder, and different practices of wonder.