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Campbell, David E. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2019
Historically there has been a relative dearth of social science research into civic education--even in political science, a discipline that had civic education as one of its founding objectives. This is partly due to the mistaken impression that civics instruction has no effect on civic and political participation, a conclusion that was once…
Descriptors: Civics, Social Science Research, Educational Research, Citizen Participation
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McIsaac, Jessie-Lee D.; Spencer, Rebecca; Chiasson, Kaleigh; Kontak, Julia; Kirk, Sara F. L. – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Background: Although school nutrition policies (SNPs) have been highlighted as an important intervention to support childhood nutrition, their implementation and maintenance within real-word settings is complex. There is a need to understand the factors that influence implementation by consolidating existing research and identifying commonalities…
Descriptors: School Policy, Nutrition, Intervention, Elementary Secondary Education
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Newton, Genevieve; Racey, Megan; Marquez, Olivia; McKenney, Andrew; Preyde, Michèle; Wosnick, David – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: Measurement of nutrition knowledge is common in interventions targeting dietary modifications in a school-based setting. Previous research has noted a general lack of disclosure regarding the details and psychometric properties of nutrition knowledge tools, which makes uptake of previously used instruments extremely difficult. Methods:…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Preadolescents, Adolescents, Intervention
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Kaur, Navdeep – Education for Information, 2019
There is a growing impetus across various disciplines to use photonovels to communicate information among people with low levels of health literacy. Photonovels present information in a form of an interesting story with photographs of real people. The purpose of this review is to describe the impact of photonovel interventions among people with…
Descriptors: Health, Literacy, Information Dissemination, Communication Strategies
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DeCino, Daniel A.; Waalkes, Phillip L.; McKibben, W. Bradley – Journal of School Counseling, 2019
School counselors can write letters to themselves to practice self-reflection and enhance learning from experience. Using inductive and deductive content analysis, we analyzed how twelve school counselors used letters to themselves to reflect on their legal experiences. In their letters, participants demonstrated a wide range of depth in…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Counselor Attitudes, Letters (Correspondence), Reflection
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Dopson, Sue; Ferlie, Ewan; McGivern, Gerry; Fischer, Michael D.; Mitra, Mahima; Ledger, Jean; Behrens, Sonja – Higher Education Quarterly, 2019
Leadership development (LD) activity and its effectiveness has not been explored rigorously across changing university settings globally. As Higher Education settings change radically throughout the world, Higher Education professionals are operating in more uncertain environments, and leaders are taking increasingly complex and diverse approaches…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Higher Education, Leadership Role, College Administration
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Hamzeh, Joshua; Kaur, Navdeep; Bush, Paula; Hudon, Catherine; Schuster, Tibor; Vedel, Isabelle; Hong, Quan Nha; Pluye, Pierre – Education for Information, 2019
The questionnaires' origin (sources from which elements of the questionnaire are derived) and initial development (process of making a questionnaire from elements) should be assessed before their measurement properties. There is no Critical Appraisal Tool (CAT) that comprehensively assesses the origin and initial development of questionnaires…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Information Services, Users (Information), Academic Libraries
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Dilekli, Yalçin – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2019
New world needs thinking generation. However, growing thinking generation is very difficult because there are many discrepancies in defining of thinking and thinking skills. Without defining thinking and its dimensions, it is nearly impossible to grow such generation. For having thinking generation, thinking and its dimensions should be described.…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Turkish, Literature, Databases
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Schepens, Hadewych R. M. M.; Van Puyenbroeck, Joris; Maes, Bea – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: The increased life expectancy of people with intellectual disability intensifies the need for age-specific support. Research on effects of support strategies on quality of life (QoL) of these people remains scattered. Methods: A systematic search of peer-reviewed publications since 1995 was performed, with participants having…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Intellectual Disability, Older Adults, Financial Support
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Taylor-Roberts, Laura; Strohmaier, Sarah; Jones, Fergal; Baker, Peter – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Community participation is considered a fundamental aspect of quality of life and one of the essential goals of services for people with intellectual disabilities, yet there is no agreed way of measuring community participation. Method: Two systematic searches were performed across eight electronic databases to identify measures of…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Quality of Life, Psychometrics, Scores
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McGrath, Colman; Zhou, Ni; Wong, Hai Ming – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: People with intellectual disabilities (ID) typically have poorer oral health. Oral diseases have a microbiological origin, and thus, dental plaque control (DPC) is key to safeguard their oral health. Methods: A structured search strategy was applied to screen oral health promotion initiatives for DPC among children and adolescents with…
Descriptors: Dental Health, Children, Adolescents, Intellectual Disability
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Boocock, Andrew – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Leadership in the post-incorporation English further education system has not been distributed in nature, but transactional, driven by the external demands of funding and inspection regimes. However, in the light of the current rhetoric of localism in further education policy there is a view that distributed leadership would be an appropriate…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Instructional Leadership, Inspection, Leadership Styles
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Hendrix-Soto, Aimee; Mosley Wetzel, Melissa – Teaching Education, 2019
In literacy teacher education, a small but important group of studies have addressed how teachers can be prepared for enacting critical literacies pedagogies in K-12 classrooms. In this review, we argue that, more than ever, these efforts have a place in the field of teacher preparation. After providing a brief review of how critical literacies…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Literacy Education
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Zeglin, Robert J.; Niemela, Danielle R. M.; Vandenberg, Melissa – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
Despite the counseling field adopting holistic health and developmental frameworks, sexual health is often absent or underrepresented in these discussions. Via content analysis, the authors examined publications in three counseling journals to assess the current state of the sexuality literature in the field. Almost half (46.6%) of publications…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Counseling, Wellness, Sexual Identity
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Lee, Daeyeoul; Watson, Sunnie Lee; Watson, William R. – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Despite arguments about the importance of self-regulated learning (SRL) in massive open online courses (MOOCs) (Terras & Ramsay, 2015), understanding of the topic is limited. This study offers a systematic review of empirical research on SRL in MOOCs. It revealed that the body of literature on SRL in MOOCs has grown from 2014 to 2016. The…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Online Courses, Educational Research, Student Motivation
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