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Palasinski, Marek; Abell, Jackie; Levine, Mark – Qualitative Report, 2012
In this paper, we explore how white Catholic men talk about the indirect dilemma of non-intervention for black ethnic outgroups. We illustrate how they mobilise global categorisation (all humanity) and use various forms of denial to deal with their non-involvement. Having analyzed representative fragments of their prejudice avoidance talk, we…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Catholics, Males, Blacks
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Lowe, Robert D.; Levine, Mark; Best, Rachel M.; Heim, Derek – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2012
This article explores accounts of bystanders to female-on-female public violence. Group interviews with participants in the night-time economy are carried out. Whereas men tend to respond to the discussion topic of female-on-female violence with laughter, this laughter reveals ambivalence and discomfort as much as amusement. Men seem to negotiate…
Descriptors: Females, Intervention, Males, Teacher Attitudes
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Mahoney, Joseph L.; Levine, Mark D.; Hinga, Briana – Applied Developmental Science, 2010
Participation in after-school programs (ASPs) "can" positively affect the development of young people. However, "whether" ASPs are beneficial depends on program quality. Although many factors influence the quality of a program, the competencies of adult staff who lead ASPs are a critical determinant. Unfortunately, ASP staff members often do not…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Staff Development, Teacher Certification, School Community Relationship
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Manning, Rachel; Levine, Mark; Collins, Alan – American Psychologist, 2007
This article argues that an iconic event in the history of helping research--the story of the 38 witnesses who remained inactive during the murder of Kitty Genovese--is not supported by the available evidence. Using archive material, the authors show that there is no evidence for the presence of 38 witnesses, or that witnesses observed the murder,…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Social Psychology, Research Methodology, History
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Levine, Mark F.; Guy, Paul W. – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2007
The present study investigates pre-business students' reaction to Activity Based Learning in a lower division core required course entitled Introduction to Global Business in the business curriculum at California State University Chico. The study investigates students' preference for Activity Based Learning in comparison to a more traditional…
Descriptors: Required Courses, Business Education, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods
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Marks, Susan Unok; Shaw-Hegwer, Jennifer; Schrader, Carl; Longaker, Tricia; Peters, Iris; Powers, Fran; Levine, Mark – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2003
The following tips are provided for teachers of students with autism: highlight important concepts; establish alternate modes for completing assignments; use graphic and visual and mnemonic devices for maximizing retention; and prepare the student for instructional and classroom transitions. Tips for increasing time on task and attention are also…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Asperger Syndrome, Assignments, Attention Span
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Marks, Susan Unok; Schrader, Carl; Levine, Mark – Exceptional Children, 1999
The perspectives and experiences of 20 paraeducators working with inclusion students with disabilities (grades K-8) who also present significant behavioral challenges found that paraeducators tended to assume high levels of responsibility for managing the academic and behavioral needs of special-education students in inclusive settings. (CR)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Inclusive Schools
Marks, Susan Unok; Schrader, Carl; Longaker, Trish; Levine, Mark – Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, 2000
Three portraits of adolescent students with Asperger's syndrome include descriptive details about the students as young children, their schooling experiences, their interests, and their social life experiences. Portraits were developed through interviews with the students, their parents, and focus groups with professionals providing services to…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Asperger Syndrome, Biographies, Case Studies
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Page, Linda; Levine, Mark – Educational Leadership, 1996
A principal of a charter school in Colorado Springs, Colorado, recounts the triumphs and pitfalls of the school's first year. The school charter lacked a clear-cut avenue for making changes. Intending to create a parent-run school, the founding board (themselves parents) made drastic curricular changes without consulting other parents. Passionate…
Descriptors: Board Administrator Relationship, Charter Schools, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Marks, Susan Unok; Schrader, Carl; Levine, Mark; Hagie, Chris; Longaker, Trish; Morales, Maggie; Peters, Iris – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 1999
This article shares some educational principles and strategies for teaching social skills to adolescents with Asperger's syndrome. Educators are urged to teach coping strategies, how to read social cues, and how to interpret social behavior. Also, they are encouraged to provide ample social opportunities and to create a safe and accepting learning…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Asperger Syndrome, Coping, Interpersonal Communication
Levine, Mark L.; Pansar, Eleanor – 1990
An evaluation of the Boston Workplace Education Collaborative (BWEC) was conducted during 1989. The BWEC is a partnership among Roxbury Community College, the Boston Private Industry Council, and the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) of Massachusetts to provide workplace literacy educational opportunities…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Class Size, Cooperative Programs
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Klessig, Jill M.; Wolfsthal, Susan D.; Levine, Mark A.; Stickley, William; Bing-You, Robert G.; Lansdale, Thomas F.; Battinelli, David L. – Academic Medicine, 2000
A modified Delphi process was used to survey program directors and medical residents to identify indicators of quality in internal medicine residency training. Items rated important by both groups included faculty characteristics such as stability, supervision, clinical skills, and teaching commitment; institutional support; and amount of resident…
Descriptors: Delphi Technique, Educational Quality, Evaluation Methods, Graduate Medical Education
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Levine, Mark F.; Wright, Penny L. – Journal of Higher Education, 1987
A measure of teaching effectiveness used with students enrolled in four identical core management courses in the business school curriculum on two campuses of the same university was found to be sensitive to several differences in the settings, suggesting that such measures should be used only cautiously until more empirical evidence has been…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Delphi Technique, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Levine, Mark H.; McCollum, Jeanette A. – Young Children, 1983
Extends the rationale for integrating handicapped with nonhandicapped children to include the mainstreaming of infants in group care programs. (RH)
Descriptors: Infants, Mainstreaming, Peer Influence, Play
Levine, Mark, Comp.; Kravitz, Marjorie, Ed. – 1979
This is a bibliography of documents selected from the data base of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service that provide an overview of comprehensive treatment programs in local jails. The citations follow an explanation of how to obtain the documents and are arranged under the following topics: (1) state of the art, (2) jail management and…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Education, Citations (References), Community Programs