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Mudavanhu, Young – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
The purposes of this study were to examine the extent to which literature was used to discuss findings in selected papers from Zimbabwe Journal, and to compare the quality of reviews in this journal with other international journals. The study was largely qualitative in nature and used convenient sampling. In the study, the Zimbabwe Journal was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literature Reviews, Journal Articles, Periodicals
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Babaii, Esmat; Atai, Mahmood Reza; Saidi, Mavadat – Iranian Journal of Language Teaching Research, 2017
With the increasingly growing technological advances and their consequences for societies, the public has the right to be engaged in the outcomes of science. On the one hand, the public are interested in acquiring information about the results of scientists' experiments. On the other hand, the scientists are willing to share their feelings about…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Science Experiments, Periodicals, Research Reports
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Scheffler, Dani – Working Papers in Applied Linguistics & TESOL, 2017
As technology continues to shape our interactions in both personal and educational contexts, the exploration of how computer-mediated communication (CMC) may impact the development of second language writing skills has received greater interest. While a growing body of research has investigated potential applications of this technology within…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Self Concept
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Caputi, Theodore L.; McLellan, A. Thomas – Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 2017
The study investigates the effectiveness and appropriateness of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Keepin' it REAL (KiR) curriculum--America's most prevalent in-school prevention programme--using a modified systematic review procedure as adapted from the Cochrane Handbook. No published studies research the D.A.R.E. version of KiR, and…
Descriptors: Drug Education, Program Implementation, Audiences, Program Evaluation
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Cole, Eddie R.; Harper, Shaun R. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2017
For decades, racial incidents have routinely occurred on college campuses. But today, news about them is more quickly and widely shared because of the public's access to technology. In response, it is common for senior-level administrators to release statements about racial incidents after an institution receives widespread negative publicity.…
Descriptors: College Presidents, Race, Discourse Analysis, Racial Bias
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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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Baker, Paul; Gabrielatos, Costas; McEnery, Tony – Applied Linguistics, 2013
This article uses methods from corpus linguistics and critical discourse analysis to examine patterns of representation around the word "Muslim" in a 143 million word corpus of British newspaper articles published between 1998 and 2009. Using the analysis tool Sketch Engine, an analysis of noun collocates of "Muslim" found that the following…
Descriptors: Form Classes (Languages), Conflict, Muslims, Foreign Countries
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Qi, Jie; Levin, Benjamin – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2013
This paper presents a framework for evaluating efforts by organizations to share research as exemplified on their websites, then reports the result of an evaluation of these efforts in 100 organizations. The result shows that the overall research sharing efforts of these organizations are modest and not well aligned to evidence on effective…
Descriptors: Research, Information Dissemination, Web Sites, Organizations (Groups)
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Moulton, Emily; Heath, Melissa Allen; Prater, Mary Anne; Dyches, Tina Taylor – Reading Horizons, 2011
Bullying, a serious issue in today's schools, negatively impacts children. This article summarizes research and emphasizes the need for effective tools, such as bibliotherapy, to deter bullying. To assist professionals in selecting books for bibliotherapy, 38 bully-themed children's K-3 picture books ranked 1-4 by "The Horn Book Guide"…
Descriptors: Bullying, Childrens Literature, Picture Books, Bibliotherapy
Chavkin, Nancy Feyl; Chavkin, Allan – School Community Journal, 2008
The issue of research dissemination via websites is part of the larger research utilization question, and the authors begin with a review of literature on the theory and best practices in dissemination. The second part of the study involves an exploratory examination of the websites and dissemination practices of 30 research centers focusing on…
Descriptors: Research Utilization, Family School Relationship, Web Sites, Literature Reviews
McKnight, Rosemary – 1998
This project explored the effects of slow tempo classical music on children's on-task performance during independent writing. The project sample consisted of 24 students from a first grade classroom in the New York City Public School System. The students' on-task behavior was observed with and without use of slow tempo classical music playing, and…
Descriptors: Audiences, Classical Music, Educational Research, Grade 1
Burrowes, Carl Patrick – 1992
While the notion of "cultural imperialism" has received significant attention in communication studies since the early 1970s, researchers have ignored analyses of message systems and audience cultivation in favor of institutional analysis. Likewise, researchers have concentrated on the technologies, media products and processes of…
Descriptors: Audiences, Communication Research, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Interrelationships
Hausman, John – 1983
More and more, advertising revenue, not circulation or concern for the underdog, seems to be determining the content of American newspapers. As Americans moved to the suburbs, suburban newspapers sprang up, taking readers and advertising revenue away from metropolitan dailies. "Counterattacks" by metropolitan papers such as zoned…
Descriptors: Advertising, Audiences, Demography, Economic Factors
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
Nord, David Paul – 1981
Library historians and historians of literacy have been more creative than journalism historians in using individual-level historical data such as deeds, wills, depositions, surveys, and census figures to study reading behaviors of the past. For example, the series of family cost of living surveys conducted in the United States by state and…
Descriptors: Audiences, Employment Statistics, Laborers, Media Research
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