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González Suitt, Karla; Geraldo, Pablo; Estay, Marlene; Franklin, Cynthia – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
Purpose: This article presents a pilot study exploring the applicability of a linguistically adapted, solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) program, implemented by social workers in Chilean primary care. Method: We completed a single-case design with eight replications. To analyze the results of the program on participants' alcohol use and other…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Counseling Techniques, Depression (Psychology), Foreign Countries
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Guetterman, Timothy C.; Creswell, John W.; Deutsch, Charles; Gallo, Joseph J. – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2019
The Mixed Methods Research Training Program for the Health Sciences aims to enlarge the national pool of trained investigators in mixed methods and improve the quality of grant applications to the National Institutes of Health. Selected scholars are assigned a consulting team, participate in webinars, and attend an annual "retreat"…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Consultants, Workshops, Intervention
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Chen, Shushu; Henry, Ian – European Physical Education Review, 2019
During the Olympiad, an Olympic host country is required to organise and deliver an education programme to schools nationwide. Schools' experiences of engagement with such programmes are often reported on by the government rather than being rigorously examined by academics. Moreover, there is little scientific understanding of how individual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletics, Physical Education, Competition
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Stichter, Janine P.; Malugen, Emily C.; Davenport, Mattina A. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2019
The availability of effective research-based interventions and practices within schools is a growing concern within the field of education. There remains a lack of interventions that have been fully evaluated for use within schools and by school personnel, particularly in the area of social skills interventions. Understanding the need for social…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Teaching Methods, Intervention, Decision Making
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Caton, Jazmin M. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
The research and practice surrounding student service members/veterans has evolved over several decades. With a regeneration of veteran students' enrollment, a need for increased attention to this special student population continues to be an institutional priority, especially for community colleges. The literature suggests that while greater…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Veterans, Two Year College Students, Evidence Based Practice
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Zhu, Jie; Li, Hui; Hsieh, Wu-Ying – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Inclusive education has been promoted in primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong since the 1990s, and it has now spread to pre-primary education. Without qualified teachers and sufficient resources, however, it is difficult to implement inclusion in early childhood settings. This case study investigated how inclusive education was practised in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Inclusion, Case Studies
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Svärdemo Åberg, Eva; Insulander, Eva – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This article presents a meta-interpretative synthesis of contrasting research studies about methodological and theoretical challenges for Swedish preschool teachers in systematic quality development work. The first challenge involves an awareness of producing documentation from different levels of preschool work. The second challenge concerns…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Education, Documentation
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Ward, Tanya; Goldingay, Sophie; Parson, Judi – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Concern has been raised recently in relation to excessive use of digital technology and the detrimental effect this has on familial relationships, well-being and development, andon people's connection with nature. This article provides a timely response to this concern by presenting the findings of a qualitative evaluation of a supported nature…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Play, Outdoor Education, Well Being
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Marume, A.; Mafaune, P.; Maradzika, J.; January, J. – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Growth monitoring (GM) is integral in child health programming. More than 73% of children under-five years in Mutasa district were missed during routine GM in 2015. We set out to evaluate the GM programme in 20 health facilities within Mutasa, Zimbabwe. A comparative process-outcome evaluation using the Logical Framework approach was used. A desk…
Descriptors: Child Development, Rural Areas, Foreign Countries, Child Health
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Lyons, Michael D.; McQuillin, Samuel D. – School Psychology Quarterly, 2019
In the United States, school-based mentoring programs are a large and widely funded form of mentoring. Despite widespread support, meta-analyses indicate that the effects of school-based mentoring programs are small. One hypothesis for these results is that school-based mentors are not able to develop a sufficiently high-quality relationship with…
Descriptors: Risk, Mentors, Educational Environment, Interpersonal Relationship
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Raji, Brinitha – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Due to the ever increasing demands for highly skilled workforce in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the government has focused on promoting vocational education for inculcating technical and professional skills in the young Emiratis. Currently, the UAE provides a lot of educational services to its young citizens from kindergarten to higher…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Quality, Vocational Education
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Hamid, Fazelina Sahul; Yip, Nick – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Assessment of the quality of distance education institutions has become an important issue that needs to be addressed to ensure program survival. This study uses SERVPERF model to identify the differences that exists in students' perception of service quality in public and private universities in Malaysia that offer distance education. Our study…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Private Schools, Public Schools, Educational Quality
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Mason, Amanda; Hickman, Jarmila – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2019
This qualitative study presents findings from the evaluation of a pilot mentoring scheme developed in Liverpool Business School. The majority of studies on university mentoring schemes have focussed on undergraduate or taught postgraduate students, less attention has been given to doctoral students. The purpose of this scheme was to enhance peer…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Mentors, Doctoral Programs
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Karim, Abdul; Shahed, Faheem Hasan; Mohamed, Abdul Rashid; Rahman, Mohammad Mosiur; Ismail, Shaik Abdul Malik Mohamed – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Pre-service teacher education programs such as, TEFL, TESOL, and ELT are offered in some universities in Bangladesh. Meeting the criteria and based on their level, students tend to enroll in BA in TEFL or TESOL and MA in TESOL or ELT programs. These programs entail different courses that are claimed to enable enrollees with the repertoires…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Teacher Education Programs, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Nam, Cyd S.; Ross, Alexandra; Ruggiero, Cara; Ferguson, Marie; Mui, Yeeli; Lee, Bruce Y.; Gittelsohn, Joel – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Partnerships linking researchers to the policymaking process can be effective in increasing communication and supporting health policy. However, these policy partnerships rarely conduct process evaluation. The Policy Working Group (Policy WG) was the policy-level intervention of the multilevel B'More Healthy Communities for Kids (BHCK) trial. The…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Intervention, Simulation, Health Education
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