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Madžarevic, Goran; Soto-Sanfiel, María T. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
The purpose of this study is to explore the responses of young members of the audience to media narratives that portray gay men positively with particular emphasis on the extent to which film appreciation reduced homophobia. One hundred and fifty college students from a Serbian university (M[subscript Age] = 21.58, SD = 2.199) completed a…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Homosexuality, Fear
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Aiello, Michael F. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
This article focuses on the topic of campus crime reporting, particularly students' stated likelihood of reporting crime incidents to the college public safety department, municipal police, or a member of the library staff. The survey vignette design involves experimental manipulation of several situational variables in line with the unresponsive…
Descriptors: College Students, School Safety, Campuses, Victims of Crime
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Yildirim, Mehmet; Çoban, Oktay – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The present study aims to determine special curiosity in sports among students who study at different university departments. The population of the study consists of students studying at different departments at Yozgat Bozok University during 2018-2019 academic year. The sample of the study consists of 397 students who study at different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Personality Traits, Athletics
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Macfarlane, Bruce; Burg, Damon – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The core themes of research into higher education studies (HES) have previously been identified through quantitative approaches focused on publication patterns, but there is a lack of fine-grained, qualitative analysis about the development of the field. This paper provides an intergenerational analysis of the emergence of HES in the UK since the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accountability, Foreign Countries, Epistemology
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Voutilainen, Liisa; Henttonen, Pentti; Stevanovic, Melisa; Kahri, Mikko; Peräkylä, Anssi – Discourse Processes: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2019
In her influential paper on stance, alignment, and affiliation in conversational storytelling, Tanya Stivers argued that two basic conversational means of receiving a story, nods and vocal continuers, differ in their function: whereas vocal continuers display "alignment" with the telling activity, nods, during the mid-telling, convey…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Nonverbal Communication, Empathy, Foreign Countries
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O'Neill, D. Kevin – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
This paper provides teachers and teacher educators with food for thought by developing a broad, contemporary re-evaluation of the often-used analogy between teaching and the theatre. It does so by synthesizing insights from scholarly works in education with insights from writing about theatre, including both historical work and published…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Teaching Conditions, Online Courses, Teacher Educators
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Schreiber, Brooke R.; Worden, Dorothy – Composition Studies, 2019
As second language (L2) writing teacher educators and researchers, we have seen how powerful the image of an unsympathetic future audience for students' writing is in teachers' responses to language difference. In this essay, we trace how beliefs about these future audiences influence the pedagogical decision-making of two L2 writing instructors:…
Descriptors: Audiences, Decision Making, Teacher Attitudes, Writing Teachers
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Carter, Katrina – Teaching Artist Journal, 2018
Dr. Katrina Carter shares some of the challenges and successes she encountered when incorporating Audio Description (AD) into an undergraduate circus module in the UK, for the first time. She demonstrates how, by considering diverse audiences, access tools can enhance the creative process for the artists themselves. Forcing them to question what,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods, Audio Equipment, Story Telling
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Salö, Linus – Language and Education, 2018
The dominance of English in scientific production raises issues in relation to certain responsibilities of Swedish universities, linked to the dissemination of knowledge and the development of the Swedish language. In light of this, the article deals with Swedish-language summaries (SLSs) in English-language doctoral theses. It treats the SLS as…
Descriptors: Universities, Swedish, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Stoerger, Sharon – Education for Information, 2018
Due to the large number of students, instructors teaching high enrollment courses often rely on traditional assignments such as scantron exams and research papers. While these types of assignments are functional and satisfy a purpose, they are typically not meaningful or pleasurable for students. In an introductory information technology course,…
Descriptors: Visual Learning, Teaching Methods, Introductory Courses, Information Technology
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Ding, Daniel D. – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2018
Very few articles exist that document technical communication in Hungary. My Fulbright research reveals two general points: First, technical communication pedagogy stresses correct use of professional terms and phrases in technical translations or technical articles for fictional audiences. Second, it does not emphasize the importance of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Business Communication, Technical Writing, Corporations
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Tolins, Jackson; Zeamer, Charlotte; Fox Tree, Jean E. – Discourse Processes: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2018
People overhearing referential communication understand more when they listen in on dialogues rather than monologues. Some have proposed this is because entrainment selects better referential expressions. In a corpus analysis, we considered the role of addressees in contributing to entrainment and measured the degree to which particular…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Listening Comprehension, Dialogs (Language), Literary Devices
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Gaolach, Brad; Aitken, Martha; Gromko, Anthony – Journal of Extension, 2018
Washington State University (WSU) is redefining how Extension works in urban areas. Its Metropolitan Center for Applied Research and Extension (Metro Center) engages nontraditional Extension audiences using an innovative business model that focuses on short-term projects instead of long-term programs. Outcome-driven, client-centered, and…
Descriptors: Universities, Urban Areas, Extension Education, Audiences
Martinez, Karim A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The Cooperative Extension Service (Extension) is part of the land-grant university system with a mission of outreach and service in the areas of agriculture, natural resources, family and consumer sciences, youth development, and community economic development. As the number of minorities grows in the United States, Extension needs to ensure that…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Bilingualism, Incidence, Spanish Speaking
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Lutskovskaya, Larisa; Zvereva, Ekaterina V.; Kalashnikova, Elena P. – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2018
The paper provides preliminary study in the field of provision of interpreting services in various health care settings including medical institutions and border-cross points for people with limited official language proficiency in Russia through the prism of linguacultural mediation. Special emphasis is laid on possible barriers in…
Descriptors: Migrants, Translation, Health Services, Patients
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