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Rott, Susanne; Weber, Elizabeth Dolly – CALICO Journal, 2013
In this paper we outline an approach to learner preparation that provides a framework to effectively structure a collaborative and cooperative student research assignment using a wiki site as a writing platform. While students are familiar with posting pictures and videos online, they may not be aware of how to effectively integrate text and…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Teaching Methods
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Bond, Bradley J. – Early Education and Development, 2013
Research Findings: Media representations of physical disability can influence the attitudes of child audiences. In the current study, the depiction of physical disability was analyzed in more than 400 episodes of children's television programming to better understand how media depict physical disability to children and, in turn, how exposure may…
Descriptors: Physical Disabilities, Content Analysis, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Childrens Television
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Striepe, Susan E. – Journal of Museum Education, 2013
This article describes a case study that explores the question of how some art museums can appeal to teenagers. The significance of teenagers as the most underrepresented age demographic to visit museums is relevant to current museum practice where visitor studies have assumed increasing importance. As teenagers mature into adults, the long-term…
Descriptors: Arts Centers, Museums, Adolescents, Audiences
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Norton-Meier, Lori A.; Hand, Brian; Ardasheva, Yuliya – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2013
The purpose of this study was to identify and describe teaching actions--embedded in the "Science Writing Heuristic" approach, a systematic teaching approach that integrates literacy instruction and argument-based inquiry learning of science--supportive of the cross-disciplinary literacy expectations necessary to compete in the 21st…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Science Instruction, Writing (Composition), Heuristics
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Plummer, Julia D.; Small, Kim J. – Astronomy Education Review, 2013
This study extends our understanding of the goals, beliefs, and pedagogical choices made by planetarium professionals. Interviews were conducted with planetarium professionals (N = 36) to assess their goals for audiences and beliefs about the design of the learning environment. Classification of participants, according to a six-facet framework on…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Science Education, Astronomy, Science Teachers
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Ing, Marsha; Fung, Wenson W.; Kisailus, David – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2013
Communicating research findings with others is a skill essential to the success of future STEM professionals. However, little is known about how this skill can be nurtured through participating in undergraduate research. The purpose of this study is to quantify undergraduate participation in research in a materials science and engineering…
Descriptors: Engineering, Audiences, Communication Skills, Educational Research
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So, Jiyeon; Nabi, Robin – Human Communication Research, 2013
The risk convergence model proposes reduction of perceived social distance to a mediated personality as a mechanism through which the mass media can influence audiences' personal risk perceptions. As an initial test of the model, this study examined whether 5 audience variables known to facilitate media effects on personal risk…
Descriptors: Social Distance, Mass Media Effects, Attitudes, Risk
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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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Simpson, Brent; Harrell, Ashley; Willer, Robb – Social Forces, 2013
Classic sociological solutions to cooperation problems were rooted in the moral judgments group members make about one another's behaviors, but more recent research on prosocial behaviors has largely ignored this foundational work. Here, we extend theoretical accounts of the social effect of moral judgments. Where scholars have emphasized the…
Descriptors: Prosocial Behavior, Credibility, Moral Development, Trust (Psychology)
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Anderson, Jon – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2013
This study contributes to the debate over the potential of film as a pedagogical aid. It argues that integrating film production into the assessment of undergraduate modules secures advantages for student learning: students connect their ideas more explicitly to "real world" examples; new voices and understandings are introduced to…
Descriptors: Films, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study
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McCauley, M. P.; Blake, K. D.; Meissner, H. I.; Viswanath, K. – Health Education Research, 2013
The news media play a vital role in disseminating health information, yet little is known about the social characteristics of health journalists or the impact they have on the newsmaking process. This study examines how the social group influences of US health journalists impact two important aspects of news production--"media agenda-setting" and…
Descriptors: Public Health, News Media, Medicine, Audiences
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Stoller, Fredricka L.; Robinson, Marin S. – English for Specific Purposes, 2013
This article highlights aspects of an interdisciplinary (chemistry-applied linguistics) English for Specific Purposes (ESP) course- and materials-development project. The project was aimed at raising genre awareness among chemistry students and faculty, in addition to improving students' disciplinary reading and writing. As part of the project,…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Applied Linguistics, Journal Articles, Audiences
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Luzón, María José – Written Communication, 2013
New media are having a significant impact on science communication, both on the way scientists communicate with peers and on the dissemination of science to the lay public. Science blogs, in particular, provide an open space for science communication, where a diverse audience (with different degrees of expertise) may have access to science…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Information Sources, Science Education, Scientific Research
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Gesser-Edelsburg, Anat – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2013
This article was written as part of a comprehensive research study whose main goal was to explore and assess the effectiveness of Israeli drama as an instrument to change young Israelis' perceptions and positions toward the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. The article will present the findings of the qualitative study of two distinct audiences:…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Cultural Context, Jews, Arabs
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Winston, Joe; Strand, Steve – Research in Drama Education, 2013
This article is based upon research into a participatory Theatre in Education (TiE) programme that toured the West Midlands in 2009, funded by the UK's PREVENT initiative intended to counter the radicalisation of young British nationals by extremist political groups. The article provides a summary of the TiE programme and then presents…
Descriptors: Drama, Foreign Countries, Audiences, Aesthetics
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