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Hughes, Jenny – Research in Drama Education, 2017
"The Deal Versus the People" was a theatrical response created by people in Bradford (UK) to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). A controversial trade deal between the European Union and United States being negotiated at the time of the production, TTIP threatened to deepen trade liberalisation, with potentially…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Audiences, Art
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Ma, Ting-Lan; Bellmore, Amy – International Journal of Developmental Science, 2016
To examine cross-cultural differences in behavior upon witnessing peer victimization and the reasons behind the behavior, this study evaluated the responses of early adolescents from both the United States and Taiwan. Two questions were addressed: (1) Do adolescents in Taiwan and in the United States differ in their willingness to help peer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Middle School Students, Grade 6
Fedorov, Alexander; Livitskaya, Anastasia – Online Submission, 2015
The article analyzes the results of the international survey "Synthesis of Media Literacy Education and Media Criticism in the Modern World," conducted by the authors in May-July 2014. 64 media educators, media critics, and researchers in the field of media education and media culture participated in the survey, representing 18…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Media Literacy, Journalism Education, Criticism
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Koh, Kyungwon; Rubenstein, Ellen; White, Kelvin – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2015
Introduction: This pilot study examined how current information behaviour research addresses the implications and potential impacts of its findings. The goal was to understand what implications and contributions the field has made and how effectively authors communicate implications of their findings. Methods: We conducted a content analysis of 30…
Descriptors: Information Science, Behavioral Science Research, Pilot Projects, Content Analysis
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Gorsevski, Ellen W.; Schuck, Raymond I.; Lin, Canchu – Western Journal of Communication, 2012
Using rhetorical analysis in the form of an autoethnographically informed biocritique, this study applies and expands the concept of rhetorical plasticity to examine the popular museum exhibit "Bodies: The Exhibition," which is arguably the most controversial of a series of contemporary museum exhibits that feature deceased human bodies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Body, Non Western Civilization, Death
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DePew, Kevin Eric – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2011
This article focuses on the writing strategies second-language students use to compose on social media sites. These alternative and unconventional sites for learning provide language learners opportunities to acquire language by using multiple modalities to respond to various rhetorical situations. In comparison to these sites, academic writing…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Writing Strategies, Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks
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Thielke, Stephen; Tumosa, Nina; Lindenfeld, Rivkah; Shay, Kenneth – Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 2011
The scope of geriatrics-related educational offerings in large health care systems, in either the target audiences or topics covered, has not previously been analyzed or reported in the professional literature. The authors reviewed the geriatrics-related educational sessions that were provided between 1999 and 2009 by the Geriatrics Research,…
Descriptors: Veterans, Geriatrics, Educational Opportunities, Federal Government
Dudzinska-Przesmitzki, Dana; Grenier, Robin S. – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2010
The ability of US museums to attract and engage ethnically diverse audiences, including African Americans is a problem that has plagued museums for decades (Falk, 1993; Philipp, 1999). Scholars have sought to understand traditional visitors' perceptions of museums in order to better to increase visitations and promote lifelong learning, but…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, African Americans, Audiences, Lifelong Learning
Pollack, William S.; Modzeleski, William; Rooney, Georgeann – US Department of Education, 2008
In the wake of several high-profile shootings at schools in the United States, most notably the shootings that occurred at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999, the United States Secret Service (Secret Service) and the United States Department of Education (ED) embarked on a collaborative endeavor to study incidents of planned (or…
Descriptors: Violence, Prior Learning, Case Studies, Audiences
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Cambridge, Darren – Computers & Education, 2008
Policies and programs focused on using ePortfolios to support lifelong and lifewide learning should be informed by research. This article presents the results from research on eFolio Minnesota, a project that makes ePortfolio software available to all residents of the State of Minnesota in the United States. The most active portfolio authors of…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Educational Planning, Portfolio Assessment, Audiences
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Orr, Susan; Blythmann, Margo; Mullin, Joan – Across the Disciplines, 2006
How to write, and the relationship between images and writing, has been changing within the academy. Some indication of this can be seen in the new composition texts that emphasize reading visuals or teaching students in our largely visual culture (e.g. Faigley, George, Selfe, & Palchik , 2004; Alfano & O'Brien, 2005; Ruszkiewicz,…
Descriptors: Writing Across the Curriculum, Art Education, Design, Teaching Methods
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Staten, Lisa K.; Birnbaum, Amanda S.; Jobe, Jared B.; Elder, John P. – Health Education & Behavior, 2006
The Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls (TAAG) combines social ecological and social marketing approaches to promote girls' participation in physical activity programs implemented at 18 middle schools throughout the United States. Key to the TAAG approach is targeting materials to a variety of audience segments. TAAG segments are individuals…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Middle Schools, Audiences
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Miller, Redonda G.; Ashar, Bimal H.; Getz, Kelly J. – Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 2003
Introduction: Continuing medical education (CME) for physicians and other health personnel is becoming increasingly important in light of recertification requirements. Interactive learning is more effective and may be useful in a continuing education setting. This study examines the use of an audience response system (ARS) as an interactive…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Medical Education, Feedback (Response), Attention
D'Acci, Julie – 1986
This investigation of some of the meanings of "woman" that are produced and negotiated in the interaction of television representations, viewer receptions, and the historical/industry context focuses on the "Cagney and Lacey" series--produced in the United States--as a particular instance of the cultural production and…
Descriptors: Audiences, Broadcast Television, Characterization, Content Analysis
McKnight, Lee; And Others – 1986
This paper proposes an integrated approach to the study of world events, as they are filtered and interpreted in the news, by systematic experimental research on the interaction of the technological characteristics of the media, the content or message, and the characteristics of the audience. Specifically, it is hypothesized that these three…
Descriptors: Audiences, Communications, Content Analysis, Cultural Influences