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Cash, Anne H.; Debnam, Katrina J.; Waasdorp, Tracy E.; Wahl, Mary; Bradshaw, Catherine P. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
As students transition into adolescence they are often permitted greater independence in nonclassroom settings within schools and thus the opportunities for problem behaviors increase. However, nonclassroom settings can also provide an opportunity for students and school staff to engage in informal yet positive interactions. This paper aimed to…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Interaction, Informal Education, Predictor Variables
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Dresler, Emma; Anderson, Margaret – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: Young people drinking to extreme drunkenness is a source of concern for policy makers and health promoters. There are a variety of community groups who appear to respond to the alcohol-related problems. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the working practices and relationships among local community groups as part of the…
Descriptors: Risk, Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, Health Behavior
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Albon, Deborah; Hellman, Anette – Ethnography and Education, 2019
Inspired initially by Elias's (1994) work on 'civilising processes', this article draws on a project in which an English and a Swedish researcher examines ethnographic data on mealtimes from two of their respective studies undertaken in early childhood settings. Despite the differing contexts, the data show a marked similarity in the way…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Ethnography, Foreign Countries, Food
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Khan, Cristine – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2019
Through recent educational initiatives that incorporate native English speakers (NESs) in achieving English proficiency, Colombia has seen an increase in NESs working as teachers or teaching assistants. This interpretive study uses qualitative methods to understand how NESs stimulate intercultural exchanges and awareness between Colombians and…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Native Speakers, Role, Foreign Countries
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Chen, Cheng-Chia; Seo, Dong-Chul; Lin, Hsien-Chang – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: The purpose of this longitudinal study was to examine the effects of state-level socioeconomic status (SES), the density of fast food restaurants and walking to work on body mass index (BMI) among US adults aged 50 years and older. The study sought further to account for the interaction effects of three different hierarchical levels of…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Older Adults, Body Composition, Socioeconomic Status
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Stokar, Hayley; Orwat, John – American Annals of the Deaf, 2018
The study examined the experiences of hearing managers of Deaf restaurant employees regarding accommodation and social integration. Deaf workers who use American Sign Language have diff erent social and accommodation needs than hearing coworkers, but most hearing managers are unfamiliar with these needs. Using stigma theory to frame issues of…
Descriptors: Employer Attitudes, Dining Facilities, Employees, Deafness
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Epstein-Solfield, Alexandra; Arango, Clay; Ogan, Dana; Stendell-Hollis, Nicole – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2018
Purpose/Objectives: Most American school children fail to meet recommended intakes of fruits and vegetables (F/V). Possible solutions to increase intake include nutrition education interventions paired with access to a cafeteria salad bar (SB). The aim of this research was to determine if a F/V-targeted nutrition education intervention would…
Descriptors: Nutrition Instruction, Food, Grade 3, Grade 4
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Thapa, Janani R.; Lyford, Conrad P. – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2018
Purpose/Objectives: Research on incentivizing consumption of fruits and vegetables (F/V) has been and continues to be conducted in school lunchrooms. This study examined the use of stickers and toys to nudge F/V selection and consumption among students in grades 1 through 5. The study was conducted in two low-income elementary schools in West…
Descriptors: Incentives, Elementary School Students, Low Income Students, Food
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Besse, Kelsey; Toomey, Traci L.; Hunt, Shanda; Lenk, Kathleen M.; Widome, Rachel; Nelson, Toben F. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
Excessive alcohol use among military personnel is a significant concern. A potential contributor to this problem may be alcohol-serving environments around military installations; however, limited information is available about these environments. We conducted focus groups and interviews with Army personnel from two installations regarding soldier…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Drinking, Focus Groups, Interviews
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Li, Yanghua – English Language Teaching, 2018
August Wilson's "Two Trains Running" tells the life predicaments of the patrons at Memphis' restaurant in the 1960s. Though Wilson avoids addressing the interracial conflicts and movements on stage to eschew protesting and propaganda, they as social background could not be totally ignored in the play. The paper analyses Wilson's use of…
Descriptors: Authors, Propaganda, Political Attitudes, African Americans
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Ridder, Monica A. M.; Koning, Maaike; Visscher, Tommy L. S.; Hirasing, Remy A.; Seidell, Jacob C.; Renders, Carry M. – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
Energy balance-related behavior on schooldays and beliefs about school-based interventions may differ between students in different educational levels, sexes, and BMI (body mass index) categories. In Zwolle (the Netherlands), 1,084 adolescents (13-15 years) at 9 secondary schools completed a questionnaire. Overweight prevalence (boys 18.1%, girls…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Health Behavior, Questionnaires, Body Composition
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Ugurlu, Fatih Mehmet – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine the satisfaction levels of individuals who go to fitness centers. The model of the survey is a descriptive survey model. The sample of the study consists of 113 participants who were chosen by convenience sampling. The involvement of the participants into the study is based on the volunteerism principle. A…
Descriptors: Physical Fitness, Recreational Facilities, Computer Software, Trainers
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Petrucci, Danielle – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2018
This article describes an example of a decision-making in nutrition unit that was transformed when students were provided an opportunity to drive the curriculum and extend their learning beyond the classroom.
Descriptors: Nutrition Instruction, Decision Making, Units of Study, Health Behavior
Timms, Diane – ProQuest LLC, 2018
An education benefit available to all corporate and franchisee employees of the large quick service restaurant (QSR) under study is an opportunity to achieve a high school diploma at no cost by enrolling in online high school (OHS). The purpose of this research was to explore the role of Thomas Gilbert's behavior engineering model…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Success, Models
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Morgan, Christopher A.; Wine, Byron – Education and Treatment of Children, 2018
This study evaluated behavioral skills training (BST), in a multiple baseline across behaviors design, for teaching four job skills to an 18-year-old student diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. The job skills were taught in the natural environment of a fully functioning restaurant. Following BST the four skills maintained at six months after…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Skill Development, Behavior Modification
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