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Lee, Chung eun; Kim, Kyung Mee – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Future planning has emerged as a global issue for families of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities due to the longer lives and limited long-term services and supports in the adult disability system. While it has received greater attention, most future planning studies only included parents of individuals with…
Descriptors: Long Range Planning, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Siblings
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Victoria, Konidari – Education Inquiry, 2021
This paper argues that the consideration of educational disadvantage should go beyond the micro-scale contextual level of individual students, and explore eventual connections with hybrid forms of disadvantage in the social field. The paper draws on the capability approach and the concept of dwelling to introduce dwelling in time as functioning.…
Descriptors: Educationally Disadvantaged, Vocational Education, Adolescents, Secondary School Students
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Ochoa, Theresa A.; Fernández, Yanúa Ovares; Rodríguez, Ana Estrella Meza; López, Claire de Mezerville – Journal of Prison Education and Reentry, 2020
This study used the Possible Selves Questionnaire (PSQ) with 30 incarcerated youth in a long term juvenile correctional facility in Costa Rica. The PSQ is a self-administered survey that measures a person's aspirations and fears for the future and strategies to achieve who they wish to become and avoid becoming. Results showed that while…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Juvenile Justice
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Lee, Jeong Eun; Rafferty, Katherine; Peitz, Louise; Bormann, Emily – Journal of Extension, 2020
We describe efforts to evaluate the impact of the Future Care Planning (FCP) program. To gain deeper understanding of the context and needs of older adults who attended FCP sessions, we conducted follow-up telephone interviews and a qualitative content analysis of the structured interview calls. We identified areas for which Extension can provide…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Long Range Planning, Program Evaluation, Aging (Individuals)
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Marsay, Gloria – South African Journal of Education, 2020
Hope has been identified as a key element to success in planning one's future. An attitude of hope opposes feelings of despair and can sustain one through adversity. The study reported on in this article is based on the premise that everyone needs hope to thrive and that educators can be providers of hope for the future, since they are responsible…
Descriptors: Intervention, Positive Attitudes, Long Range Planning, Teacher Role
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Burke, Ciaran; Scurry, Tracy; Blenkinsopp, John – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
Significant expansions in higher education over the last few decades have raised concerns about an over-supply of graduates in the labour market, such that a degree no longer seamlessly translates into a graduate career or occupation, with the increased life chances this could bring. In this paper, we report a study of undergraduates' perceptions…
Descriptors: Labor Market, College Graduates, Social Class, Student Attitudes
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Tait, Kathleen; Hussain, Rafat; Wark, Stuart; Fung, Francis – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: This study investigated perceived quality of life (QoL) of community-dwelling middle-aged adults (30-50 years) with an intellectual disability and/or developmental disability living in rural or urban areas in New South Wales and Queensland, Australia. The specific aim of the current paper was to provide a descriptive evidence base of…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Aging (Individuals), Adults, Intellectual Disability
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Schaefer, Mary Beth; Rivera, Lourdes M. – Urban Education, 2020
Preparing underrepresented students in urban settings for college and career is the focus of this study: Nine students graduating from a diverse, urban early college high school describe their experiences. Using narrative inquiry methods, conversations from nine students are examined to uncover crucial points of convergence: all nine engaged in…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, High School Seniors, Urban Schools, College Preparation
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Park, In-Jo; Rie, Juil; Kim, Hyang Sook; Park, Jiyoung – Journal of Career Development, 2020
The purpose of the present study was to examine the effects of a future time perspective (FTP)-based career intervention on career decisions. The career intervention consisted of three sessions based on three factors of FTP: opportunity, value, and connectedness. The study was performed with 41 college students who were randomly assigned to the…
Descriptors: Time Perspective, Intervention, Career Choice, Long Range Planning
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Jehangir, Rashné R.; Telles, Arien B.; Deenanath, Veronica – Journal of Career Development, 2020
This study examines how first-generation, low-income college students make meaning of their career development process during their first year of college. Photovoice was employed to collect visual data and accompanying narrative texts providing a rich data set created by students during their transition to college. Four findings emerged from this…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Photography, Low Income Students, Student Motivation
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Dunsmuir, Sandra; Cline, Tony; Crafter, Sarah; Lang, Jane – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2020
This study reviewed perceived changes to planning and management of transitions to adulthood for young people with special educational needs and disabilities in three local authorities in England, following implementation of the Children and Families Act (2014). Wenger's 'community of practice' theoretical framework was used to examine how groups…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Educational Planning, Special Needs Students, Students with Disabilities
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Bowles, Marcus; Ghosh, Samrat; Thomas, Lisa – Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability, 2020
Key international and Australasian bodies have reported research suggesting the accounting profession is one of the most vulnerable to disruption through automation and changed business models. But research discussed in this paper confirms that while component parts of an accounting 'job' will be replaced by technology, the capabilities required…
Descriptors: Accounting, Employment Potential, Career Readiness, Foreign Countries
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Mazachowsky, Tessa R.; Mahy, Caitlin E. V. – Developmental Psychology, 2020
Future-oriented cognition (planning, prospective memory, episodic foresight, saving, and delay of gratification) involves a critical set of skills that children must develop for successful daily functioning. The current study developed the Children's Future Thinking Questionnaire (CFTQ), a parent-report on 3- to 7-year-olds' future-oriented…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Test Construction, Long Range Planning, Memory
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Hassemer, Jonas – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2020
In this paper, I analyse the narrative positioning in two semi-structured interviews with volunteer interpreters in a counselling centre for refugees run by an NGO in Vienna, complemented by ethnographic descriptions of volunteer work in the counselling centre drawn from long-term participant observation. As a substantial part of the volunteers…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Refugees, Translation, Counseling Services
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de los Reyes, Elizer Jay Y. – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
This paper explores how left behind children (LBCs) of emigrant women experience and make use of familial and educational investment on 'getting ahead' in thinking about their futures. On the one hand, these efforts of Filipino families figure in the imaginary of transnational migration as the ticket to better life. On the other hand, it surfaces…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Aspiration, Rural Population
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