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Online communication between home and school: Case study: Improving the usability of the Unikum e-service in the primary schools of Tierp municipality
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Informatics and Media.
2012 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This thesis project, focus on the use of Internet and new media as an online communication to improve the caregiver-pupil-school partnership. In particular the usability of the e-service is investigated by studying a real example: the Unikum system as it is used in Tierps municipality.

The Unikum e-service is used in many primary schools in different municipalities in Sweden for communication and cooperation between caregivers-pupils and school.

The aim is to assess the usability of the Unikum e-service in the particular context of Tierps municipality, find out about the benefits of using it, finding the problems that are there, and also to try to design solutions to improve the usability for the e-service.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 154 p.
Keyword [en]
On-line communication, home, school, usability
National Category
Human Aspects of ICT
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-194020OAI: diva2:603927
External cooperation
Unikum - Unikt lärande AB and Tierps Municipality
Subject / course
Human-Computer Interaction
Educational program
Master Programme in Human-Computer Interaction
2012-12-10, F416, Ekonomikum (plan 3), Kyrkogårdsg. 10, Uppsala, 14:15 (English)
Humanities, Theology
Available from: 2013-02-07 Created: 2013-02-07 Last updated: 2013-02-07Bibliographically approved

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