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O'Donnell, Aislinn – Educational Theory, 2015
It is difficult to respond creatively to humiliation, affliction, degradation, or shame, just as it is difficult to respond creatively to the experience of undergoing or inflicting violence. In this article Aislinn O'Donnell argues that if we are to think about how to address gun violence--including mass shootings- in schools, then we need to talk…
Descriptors: Violence, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Weapons
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Bradley, Elizabeth G. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2015
In this increasingly digital age, student plagiarism is rampant. Roughly half of college students admit to plagiarizing using content found online, directly copying and pasting the work of others. Digital technology and social media have greatly changed the landscape of how knowledge is acquired and disseminated; thus, students must be explicitly…
Descriptors: Prevention, Plagiarism, Computer Simulation, Teaching Methods
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Flannery, Daniel J.; Singer, Mark I. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2015
Established in the year 2000, the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education is a multidisciplinary center located at a school of social work that engages in collaborative, community-based research and evaluation that spans multiple systems and disciplines. The Center currently occupies 4,200 sq. ft. with multiple offices and…
Descriptors: Violence, Prevention, Program Evaluation, Social Work
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Cox, Jennifer L.; Simpson, Maree Donna; Letts, Will; Cavanagh, Heather – Journal of Learning Design, 2015
Undergraduate education in the health professions is intended to produce competent health professional graduates. Infection prevention and control (IPC) is a necessary element of daily practice in many health professions, to safeguard patients and staff, however previous research has established poor knowledge and implementation of IPC precautions…
Descriptors: Microbiology, Disease Control, Science Instruction, Undergraduate Study
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Rao, Satya P.; Taani, Murad; Lozano, Valerie; Kennedy, Elizabeth England – College Student Journal, 2015
There are more than 1,000 suicides on college campuses every year, with rates of completed suicide ranging between 0.5-7.5 per 100,000 among students. In addition to the prevalence of suicide ideation, attempts, and completions, students at high risk of suicide often do not seek help. As a major public health problem, suicide prevalence has not…
Descriptors: College Students, At Risk Students, Suicide, Help Seeking
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Jozkowski, Kristen N. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2015
Over the last few years, there have been some egregious examples of rape culture on college campuses that call into question the effectiveness of current sexual-assault policies. This article contains brief recaps of four recent events that took place at prominent American universities, drawn from a laundry list of contemporary examples. They…
Descriptors: College Students, Sexuality, Sexual Abuse, Rape
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Baytiyeh, Hoda – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2015
Lebanon faces the risk of powerful earthquakes with potentially devastating effects. However, the Lebanese people in general have not yet recognized this risk, as current educational programs and government officials have failed to inform them about it. This article discusses the essential role that Lebanese institutions of higher education should…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Natural Disasters, Risk, College Role
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Jennings, Willie James – Religious Education, 2015
In this article Willie James Jennings opens this discussion by noting that he lives in the midst of a North Carolina gun culture, the intensity of which is quite overwhelming. He asks how we might educate against the specific seductive powers of the weapon and especially the gun? As an educator, Jennings believes that clearly, the unmaking of…
Descriptors: Violence, Weapons, Prevention, Intervention
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Payne, Nancy A.; Anastas, Jeane W. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2015
While the rates of teen childbearing have declined in the United States, adolescents who become pregnant and decide to bear and rear their babies are often from low-income, highly stressed families and communities. This article will describe the psychosocial problems of pregnant urban teens and how exposure to interpersonal trauma and current…
Descriptors: Low Income, Adolescents, Early Parenthood, Prenatal Influences
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Milroy, Jeffrey J.; Orsini, Muhsin Michael; Wyrick, David L.; Fearnow-Kenney, Melodie; Wagoner, Kimberly G.; Caldwell, Rebecca – American Journal of Health Education, 2015
Background: School-based alcohol and other drug use prevention remains an important national strategy. Collaborative partnerships between universities and high schools have the potential to enhance prevention programming; however, there are challenges to sustaining such partnerships. Purpose: The purpose of this commentary is to underscore…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drinking, Drug Abuse, Prevention
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Gilbert, Jacqueline A.; Raffo, Deana M. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2015
The authors explore service-learning as a pedagogy to promote bullying prevention within schools. Specifically, they explain the preparatory experiences necessary for students in an undergraduate Experiential Learning Principles of Management course to interface with high school freshmen and the reciprocal impact that students at both levels had…
Descriptors: Bullying, Experiential Learning, Prevention, Service Learning
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Kenny, Alex; Ghale, Baljeet – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2015
At the recent National Union of Teachers' conference the role of the Prevent strategy and the introduction of "British Values" in the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills framework emerged as key issues for delegates. Two of the speeches made at the conference are presented here.
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Role, Prevention, Values
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Reyneke, Roelf P. – Perspectives in Education, 2015
Behavioural problems are commonly experienced in schools. This contributes to poor academic results and general disciplinary problems, among other things. It is argued that punitive disciplinary methods are aggravating unacceptable behaviours. This paper presents information about the use of punishment, how children react to these measures, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Behavior Problems, Student Behavior, Discipline
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Palfreyman, David – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2015
This article explores the new Legislative Act concerned with the "Risk of Being Drawn into Terrorism" and the need for "Preventing People Being Drawn into Terrorism." It provides consultation and guidance to specified authorities such as universities on how they should go about implementing this "Prevent" duty. The…
Descriptors: Terrorism, Emergency Programs, Crisis Management, College Programs
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McCormac, Mary E. – Professional School Counseling, 2015
Bullying continues to be a pervasive problem in schools and requires a schoolwide approach. This article describes the action research process used to examine the impact of a 4-year, K-5 school bullying prevention and intervention. The school counselors collaborated with students, staff, and parents to implement the program, and collected and…
Descriptors: Bullying, Longitudinal Studies, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Students
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