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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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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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Krieger, Heather; Serrano, Surizaday; Neighbors, Clayton – Journal of College Student Development, 2017
We examined the role of self-efficacy in preventing bystander inaction in dangerous alcohol situations. Participants (N = 504) completed an online survey that assessed whether they had previously witnessed or intervened in alcohol-related emergencies, their self-efficacy for intervening, and their likelihood of intervening in the future.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Surveys, Online Surveys, Self Efficacy
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Crimmins, Gail – Educational Action Research, 2017
This article discusses how a performed drama based on a narrative inquiry into the lived experience of women casual academics in Australian universities is understood by an audience. The audience, principally comprised of casual and ongoing academics, described the drama as authentic and personally recognised many of the main scenarios and…
Descriptors: Drama, Females, Personal Narratives, Women Faculty
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Zare, Javad; Tavakoli, Mansoor – Discourse Processes: A multidisciplinary journal, 2017
This study was an attempt to investigate the functions of personal metadiscursive expressions found in academic monologues and dialogues. The analysis was based on verbal data of 16 academic lectures and discussions. Based on Ädel's (2010) taxonomy of the subtypes and discourse functions of metadiscourse, the two data sets were compared in terms…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Dialogs (Language), Discourse Analysis, Lecture Method
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Daly, John A.; Redlick, Madeleine H. – Communication Education, 2016
Listeners evaluate well-delivered presentations more positively than those that are poorly delivered. In today's world, presenters often face challenging questions and objections from listeners during or after their presentations. Surprisingly, while there are a number of theoretical reasons to anticipate that how presenters respond to objections…
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Audiences, Speeches, Communication Skills
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Chikoore, Lesley; Probets, Steve; Fry, Jenny; Creaser, Claire – Higher Education Quarterly, 2016
This paper takes a cross-disciplinary perspective in examining the views and practices of public engagement with research by UK academics. Using a mixed method approach consisting of a survey questionnaire and interviews, the paper identifies the range of audience groups that can potentially be engaged with by academics, and shows that some…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mixed Methods Research, Surveys
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Lee, Othelia Eun-Kyoung; Priester, Mary Ann – Journal of Social Work Education, 2015
This observational study explored the use of films to create a forum to engage various audiences, including the general public, social work students, and socioeconomically disadvantaged youths. Three film events were held at a large public university. Participant feedback via online forums and panel discussions was analyzed to evaluate the…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Social Work, Films, Disadvantaged Youth
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McMahon, Sarah; Banyard, Victoria L.; McMahon, Sheila M. – Journal of College Student Development, 2015
Evaluations of bystander intervention education programs demonstrate that this approach results in students' increased willingness to intervene in prosocial ways to prevent sexual violence (e.g., Moynihan, Banyard, Arnold, Eckstein, & Stapleton, 2010). These programs often focus on first-year college students, though theories and research on…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Violence, College Freshmen, Prevention
Bell, Stephanie; Lewis, J. P. – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2015
In recent years, the pressure for educators to cultivate civic participation among Canada's apathetic youth voters has been mounting. Between 1998 and 2007, a national wave of curriculum reform introducing or enhancing civic engagement education occurred at the secondary level. In this study, we explore the role and place of civic engagement in…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Course Descriptions, Assignments, Curriculum
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Manekin, Elizabeth; Williams, Elizabeth – Journal of Museum Education, 2015
The way the Yale University Art Gallery engages students and the adult public has shifted profoundly over time, a change reflected in the evolution of the museum's signature Gallery Guide program. Founded in 1998 as an organic, experimental way to better engage Yale students to give lecture-based tours, it is now a structured, well-articulated…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Arts Centers, Museums, Art
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