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Salame, Issa I.; Casino, Pauline – International Journal of Instruction, 2021
General Chemistry is a course where students are expected to nurture the development of their fundamental concepts in chemistry. Students begin general chemistry with alternative conceptions about the topics and fragmented knowledge structures. Majority of students who successfully complete the general chemistry course sequence continue to hold…
Descriptors: Scientific Concepts, Concept Formation, Chemistry, College Science
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Gray, Heather M.; Keating, Layne; Shaffer, Howard J.; LaPlante, Debi A. – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: To help mitigate potential gambling harm, responsible gambling information centres are launching across casino venues in North America. The launch of the first such centre in the USA provided an opportunity to achieve three goals: (1) document the centre's reach among casino patrons, (2) generate a comprehensive description of services…
Descriptors: Games, Probability, Debt (Financial), Information Dissemination
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Clarke, Dave; Pulford, Justin; Bellringer, Maria; Abbott, Max; Hodgins, David C. – International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2012
Electronic gaming machines (EGMs) have been frequently associated with problem gambling. Little research has compared the relative contribution of casino EGMs versus non-casino EGMs on current problem gambling, after controlling for demographic factors and gambling behaviour. Our exploratory study obtained data from questionnaires administered to…
Descriptors: Intervention, Marital Status, Clubs, Foreign Countries
Essig, Michael R. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
A thematic analysis qualitative study was used to identify the unethical challenges encountered by Information Technology (IT) professionals working within the Nevada casino industry. Fourteen current and former IT leaders working or who worked in the Nevada casino industry were interviewed. Using thematic analysis, nine themes regarding ethical…
Descriptors: Ethics, Information Technology, Games, Industry
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Giroux, Henry – Journal of the Association of Mexican American Educators, 2013
This essay powerfully describes the rise of a neoliberal or "casino capitalism" as a punishing state that has been largely ignored by the mainstream media but is actively resisted by young people around the world. I highlight the pervasive use of violence and the celebration of war-like values that are no longer restricted to a…
Descriptors: Violence, Social Values, Public Schools, Educational Environment
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McCluskey, Frank; Winter, Melanie – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2013
The bricks and mortar classroom has a long and storied history. The digital classroom is so new and different it may be wrong to even call it a "classroom". The authors argue that architecture influences behavior. So in constructing our new digital classrooms we must pay attention to the architecture and what job we want that…
Descriptors: Campuses, Virtual Classrooms, Instructional Design, Architecture
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d'Hauteserre, Anne-Marie – American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 2010
Conflictual relations between the owners of Foxwoods Casino and Resort, who are American Indians, and the white residents of Ledyard and nearby Preston and North Stonington townships in southeastern Connecticut are long-standing. They have flared up on numerous occasions and especially since 1982 when the Mashantucket Pequots considered building a…
Descriptors: American Indians, State Aid, Court Litigation, Rural Areas
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McMullan, John L.; Miller, Delthia – International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2010
There is an absence of research on the commercial advertising of gambling as it relates to casinos. This study examines print, radio, television and point of sale casino ads that aired in Canada. Using quantitative and qualitative methods we analyze a convenience sample of 367 ads that aired or were printed in 2005 and 2006. Our findings indicate…
Descriptors: Advertising, Mass Media Role, Audiences, Foreign Countries
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Giroux, Isabelle; Boutin, Claude; Ladouceur, Robert; Lachance, Stella; Dufour, Magali – International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2008
Over the last years, several comprehensive training programs for problem gambling have been developed and implemented in various casinos around the world. However, the efficacy of these programs has rarely been assessed and evaluated scientifically. A workshop called "Des gens qui font la difference" (People Making a Difference) was…
Descriptors: Refresher Courses, Employees, Training, Foreign Countries
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Thompson, Owen – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2019
Following a series of federal policy changes and court rulings in the late 1980s, over 400 casinos owned by Native American tribes were opened throughout the United States, and expanded tribal gaming has transformed the economic development trajectories of many American Indian tribes. While most existing evaluations of tribal gaming's impacts…
Descriptors: American Indians, Tribes, Court Litigation, Outcomes of Education
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Del Casino Jr, Vincent – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2004
Authors of world regional geography textbooks have recently become more interested in the broader theoretical changes that have emerged in human geography. Relying on feminist and other critical perspectives, concepts such as space, place and scale are being re-imagined in this 'new world regional geography'. This paper intervenes on behalf of a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Human Geography
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Tabor Griswold, Mary; Nichols, Mark W. – Social Indicators Research, 2006
This paper empirically analyzes the impact that the spread of casino gambling has on social capital in communities throughout the United States. Social capital is a networking process that translates into an individual's effectiveness in the community and workplace, and binds communities together. Several recent studies have also demonstrated a…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Quality of Life, Trust (Psychology), Civics
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Casino, Joseph J. – Catholic Library World, 1996
This transcript of an address to the Catholic Library Association highlights an artifact collection of the Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. Describes everyday objects with religious motifs from 19th-century America; discusses social and religious changes resulting from industrialization and…
Descriptors: Catholics, Comparative Analysis, Industrialization, Motifs
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Cobey, Paul; Williams, David E. – Mathematics Teacher, 1977
A mathematical game that reinforces basic multiplication facts, strengthens concepts of factors and multiples, and also provides arithmetic drill is described. Four variations of the game are also provided. (JT)
Descriptors: Computation, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning
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Yan, Xi – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
Language choices in the economic field of late capitalist societies are shaped by a combination of local, national, and global forces as well as historical, political, and economic factors. This study conducts an analysis of language choices in the linguistic landscape of Macao's heritage tourism (i.e. signposts of tourist attractions) and gaming…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Language Attitudes, Tourism, Multilingualism
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