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Ruggieri, Stefano; Boca, Stefano; Garro, Maria – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2013
A comparison of the effects of transactional and transformational leadership in synchronous and a synchronous online teamwork was conducted. In the study, groups of four participants interacted in online text chat and online text forum in problem solving tasks. The groups were lead by a confederate who acted as a transactional or a…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Synchronous Communication, Asynchronous Communication, Virtual Classrooms
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Ferreira, Deller James; da Silva, Hebert Coelho; Melo, Tatiane F. N.; Ambrósio, Ana Paula – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
Teachers usually expect that any form of a continuous assessment (CA) should contribute significantly to the student learning process in introductory programming courses. To foster teachers to go beyond the current practices of a CA applied when to programming, from 2011 to 2014, we investigated the use of the Boca Online Contest Administrator…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Programming, Teacher Student Relationship, Peer Relationship
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Darcq, Emmanuel; Koebel, Pascale; Del Boca, Carolina; Pannetier, Solange; Kirstetter, Anne-Sophie; Garnier, Jean-Marie; Hanauer, Andre; Befort, Katia; Kieffer, Brigitte L. – Learning & Memory, 2011
RSK2 is a Ser/Thr kinase acting in the Ras/MAPK pathway. "Rsk2" gene deficiency leads to the Coffin-Lowry Syndrome, notably characterized by cognitive deficits. We found that "mrsk2" knockout mice are unable to associate an aversive stimulus with context in a lithium-induced conditioned place aversion task requiring both high-order cognition and…
Descriptors: Brain, Cognitive Processes, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Animals
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García-Santillán, Arturo; Moreno-García, Elena; Molchanova, Violetta S. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2017
This study seeks to determine a university student's knowledge and culture in relation to money; the way they plan their budget, their economic independence and consumer habits, the level of debt, and the use of financial services and products. The instrument designed by Aravena-Collao and Mendoza-Letelier (2010) was used for the query among the…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Knowledge Level, Familiarity, Money Management
Building Officials Conference of America, Inc., Chicago, IL. – 1967
NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED STANDARDS FOR THE EVALUATION OF MINIMUM SAFE PRACTICE OR FOR DETERMINING THE PERFORMANCE OF MATERIALS OR SYSTEMS OF CONSTRUCTION HAVE BEEN COMPILED AS AN AID TO DESIGNERS AND LOCAL OFFICIALS. THE CODE PRESENTS REGULATIONS IN TERMS OF MEASURED PERFORMANCE RATHER THAN IN RIGID SPECIFICATION OF MATERIALS OR METHODS. THE AREAS…
Descriptors: Air Conditioning, Building Operation, Codification, Construction Materials
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Greenbaum, Paul E.; Del Boca, Frances K.; Darkes, Jack; Wang, Chen-Pin; Goldman, Mark S. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2005
F. K. Del Boca, J. Darkes, P. E. Greenbaum, and M. S. Goldman (2004) examined temporal variations in drinking during the freshmen college year and the relationship of several risk factors to these variations. Here, using the same data, the authors investigate whether a single growth curve adequately characterizes the variability in individual…
Descriptors: Risk, Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, Adolescents
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Sheffield, Felicia D.; Darkes, Jack; Del Boca, Frances K.; Goldman, Mark S. – Journal of American College Health, 2005
Binge drinking and alcohol-related problems among students at traditional 4-year universities have been well documented. However, little is known about the frequency of their such behaviors and its consequences among community college students, who comprise roughly 44% of all undergraduate students in the United States. The present study examined…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Prevention, Intervention, Community Colleges
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Troxel, Duane K.; Chiavacci, Jim – TechTrends, 1985
Describes seven methods to transfer data from Apple computer disks to IBM computer disks and vice versa: print out data and retype; use a commercial software package, optical-character reader, homemade cable, or modem to pass or transfer data directly; pay commercial data-transfer service; or store files on mainframe and download. (MBR)
Descriptors: Character Recognition, Computer Software, Electronic Equipment, Information Storage
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Ashmore, Richard D.; Del Boca, Frances K. – Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 1979
The distinction between "stereotype" as a cognitive structure and "stereotyping" as a complex set of intra- and inter-personal processes is discussed in light of relevant research in cognitive and social psychology. (Author/EB)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Cognitive Processes, Psychological Characteristics, Research
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Del Boca, Frances K.; Darkes, Jack; Greenbaum, Paul E.; Goldman, Mark S. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2004
Surveys have documented excessive drinking among college students and tracked annual changes in consumption over time. This study extended previous work by examining drinking changes during the freshman year, using latent growth curve (LGC) analysis to model individual change, and relating risk factors for heavy drinking to growth factors in the…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Risk, Drinking, Alcohol Abuse
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. – 1961
Following the decision to establish a new university at Boca Raton, the Board of Control of Florida's Board of Education appointed a committee to revise, refine and develop plans for the new institution and to make preliminary estimates of space requirements and costs. The plans and proposals in this report represent a thorough study by the…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Curriculum, Educational Media, Educational Planning
Levene, Carol – 1969
A 1969 summer program under the Region III Migrant Education Project in Merced County, California, brought dental services to migrant children in the northern San Joaquin Valley. The goal was to screen and test as many children of migratory agricultural workers as possible in a set span of time. The University of California School of Dentistry was…
Descriptors: Dental Clinics, Dental Health, Health Education, Migrant Children
Alavi, Nasim – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate the preferred method of learning about heart disease by adult learners. This research study also investigated if there was a statistically significant difference between race/ethnicity, age, and gender of adult learners and their preferred method of learning preventative heart disease care. This…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Heart Disorders, Racial Differences, Ethnic Groups
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Izci, Kemal; Barrow, Lloyd H.; Thornhill, Erica – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2013
The purpose of this study was (a) to evaluate ten online periodic table sources for their accuracy and (b) to compare the types of information and links provided to users. Limited studies have been reported on online periodic table (Diener and Moore 2011; Slocum and Moore in "J Chem Educ" 86(10):1167, 2009). Chemistry students'…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Tables (Data), Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging. – 1989
A senate hearing on the role of older volunteers in the schools was held at the Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Florida. At the time of the hearing, Florida was the only state in the United States with a school volunteer program supported by legislation, appropriation, and a state program coordinating office. Students, volunteer program…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Government Role
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