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Fröhlich, Marlen; Wittig, Roman M.; Pika, Simone – Developmental Science, 2019
The onset of intentional communication in children's first year of life represents a major milestone in human cognitive development. Similarly, it is well established that our closest living relatives, the great apes, communicate with signals characterized by at least first-order intentionality. Despite the well-documented influence of…
Descriptors: Animals, Development, Communication Strategies, Infants
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Reid, Gwendolynne – Written Communication, 2019
Drawing on a text-based ethnography of digital writing in a biology laboratory, this article examines the text trajectory of a scientific manuscript and a scientific team's related writing for public audiences, including for citizen scientists. Using data drawn from texts, observations, interviews, and related artifacts, the author examines how…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Semiotics, Scientists, Ethnography
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Jenkins, Lyndsay N.; Nickerson, Amanda B. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
The Bystander Intervention Model proposed by social psychologists Latané and Darley has been used to examine the actions of peer bystanders in bullying. The five-stage model consists of notice the event, interpret event as an emergency, accept responsibility for intervening, know how to intervene, and implement intervention decisions. The current…
Descriptors: Audiences, Intervention, Bullying, Role
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Atasoy, Murat – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
The purpose of this research is to examine the behaviors of Adanaspor's and Adana Demirspor's supporters relevant to fanaticism, and to reveal factors causing partisanship and identification levels of partisanship with psycho-social aspects in the context of football fanaticism and supporter identity. The model of this study is screening. 160…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Audience Response, Beliefs, Identification (Psychology)
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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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Yuan, Min; Recker, Mimi – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2019
While many rubrics have been developed to guide people in evaluating the quality of Open Educational Resources (OER), few studies have empirically investigated how different people apply and perceive such rubrics. This study examines how participants (22 teachers and 22 non-teachers) applied three quality rubrics (comprised of a total of 17…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Shared Resources and Services, Scoring Rubrics, Teacher Attitudes
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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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Shafirova, Liudmila; Cassany, Daniel – Language Learning & Technology, 2019
This article reports on fan practices, in English, among an international community of bronies--adult fans of the animated cartoon "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic" (MLP). Originally directed at a target audience of young girls, MLP has become popular among men. These older male fans have been extremely active in producing multimodal…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Cartoons
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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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Stives, Kristen L.; May, David C.; Pilkinton, Melinda; Bethel, Cindy L.; Eakin, Deborah K. – Youth & Society, 2019
Despite numerous studies on the topic of bullying, there remains a dearth of information on how parents respond to bullying and the extent to which they are aware of their child's bullying experiences. Using qualitative data from 54 parents in a southeastern state, we explore advice that parents give their children about how to respond when their…
Descriptors: Bullying, Behavior Problems, Prevention, Parent Participation
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Ayala, Susana – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This article explores how gestures contributed to the communicative interaction achieved during puppet performances in indigenous communities in the Chiapas Highlands of Mexico. It presents the case of the Petul-Xun hand-glove puppet shows, which were performed from 1954 to 2000 as part of educational campaigns aimed at "modernising" the…
Descriptors: Nonverbal Communication, Puppetry, Foreign Countries, Interaction
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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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Schattman, Rachel E.; Kaplan, Marjorie; Aitken, Hannah M.; Helminski, Jennifer – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2019
Agricultural and forestry advisers and other technical service providers play an important role in supporting farmers and foresters to adapt to climate change. However, not all agricultural and forestry advisers are comfortable talking about climate change with land managers. While there is a demonstrated interest related to climate-related…
Descriptors: Climate, Environmental Education, Forestry, Agricultural Education