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Melki, Jad P. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2015
The role of new media in the Arab uprisings and the news of widespread surveillance of digital and mobile media have triggered a renewed interest in Arab audiences research, particularly as it pertains to these audiences' critical abilities and digital media literacy competencies. Taken for granted have been Arab youth's widespread use of social…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Media Literacy, Arabs, Audiences
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DiLisi, Gregory A.; McMillin, Keith A.; Virostek, Margaret E. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2011
We describe the design and implementation of Project WISE, a multi-institutional partnership that assembles interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate and high school students charged with developing STEM-focused community youth-programs. Our goal is twofold: (i.) to promote young women's interest in STEM-oriented careers through an early, positive…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Females, Audiences, STEM Education
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Nichols, K. A.; Samson-Liebig, S. – Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 2011
Soil quality, soil health, and soil sustainability are concepts that are being widely used but are difficult to define and illustrate, especially to a non-technical audience. The objectives of this manuscript were to develop simple and inexpensive methodologies to both qualitatively and quantitatively estimate water infiltration rates (IR),…
Descriptors: Audiences, Agronomy, Natural Resources, Demonstrations (Educational)
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Ivanov, Dragia; Nikolov, Stefan – Physics Education, 2011
This article presents a new technique for performing most well-known demonstrations of wave optics. Demonstrations which are normally very hard to show to more than a few people can be presented easily to very large audiences with excellent visibility for everyone. The proposed setup is easy to put together and use and can be very useful for…
Descriptors: Audiences, Optics, Demonstrations (Educational), High Schools
Olson, Steve – National Academies Press, 2012
Evolution is the central unifying theme of biology. Yet today, more than a century and a half after Charles Darwin proposed the idea of evolution through natural selection, the topic is often relegated to a handful of chapters in textbooks and a few class sessions in introductory biology courses, if covered at all. In recent years, a movement has…
Descriptors: Science Education, Evolution, Biology, Audiences
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Kapon, Shulamit; Ganiel, Uri; Eylon, Bat Sheva – International Journal of Science Education, 2010
This paper deals with the features and design of explanations in public physics lectures. It presents the findings from a comparative study of three exemplary public physics lectures, given by practicing physicists who are acknowledged as excellent public lecturers. The study uses three different perspectives: the lecture, the lecturer, and the…
Descriptors: Physics, Lecture Method, Communication Skills, Translation
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Wall, Steven D. – High School Journal, 2010
In this article, the author reflects on Education Secretary Arne Duncan's speech at Teachers College, Columbia University, to an audience of pre-service teachers, their professors, graduate students, and others on the future needs of education. The author found that Mr. Duncan's speech did not suffice in addressing the depth of his subject.…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Graduate Students, Schools of Education, Speech Communication
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Pettengill, Richard; Abt-Perkins, Dawn; Buckley, Shannon; Babcock, Katherine – English Journal, 2010
Dramaturgy, a tradition in European theater since the late 18th century, has in the last 30 years become firmly established in the United States. The dramaturg functions in the theatrical production process as a kind of literary and historical consultant to the director, designers, and actors. Although dramaturgs provide information to audiences…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Drama, Theaters, Audiences
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National Center for Education Research, 2009
Since 2002, the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has funded more than 400 research grants through the National Center for Education Research. This document lists the publications that have resulted from these projects. Publications from IES grantees include articles intended for scientific audiences, as well as articles written for general…
Descriptors: Audiences, Grants, Educational Research, Publications
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Curtis, Jena Nicols; Coffey, Kathryn – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2008
Many HIV/AIDS prevention programs advocate that audiences "be faithful" to their partners to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, yet beliefs about what exactly constitutes faithfulness and "cheating" are rarely explicitly discussed in relationships. The Cheat-O-Meter is an activity that encourages participants to explore and…
Descriptors: Prevention, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Audiences, Questionnaires
Education Sector, 2006
"ES Review" brings together in one publication recent Education Sector work that reflects both the reach of its policy projects and its commitment to translating the complexities of education policymaking for a wide range of audiences. Articles in this first edition of "ES Review" are: (1) Community College Confidential…
Descriptors: Recruitment, Change Strategies, Student Needs, Preschool Education