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Steele, Jennifer R.; George, Meghan; Williams, Amanda; Tay, Elaine – Developmental Science, 2018
Initial theory and research examining children's implicit racial attitudes suggest that an implicit preference favoring socially advantaged groups emerges early in childhood and remains stable across development (Dunham, Baron, & Banaji, 2008). In two studies, we examined the ubiquity of this theory by measuring non-Black minority and…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Childhood Attitudes, Racial Attitudes, Whites
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Aschenbrenner, Joyce; Carr, Carolyn Hameedah – Western Journal of Black Studies, 1989
Describes dancer Katherine Dunham's philosophical system and her application of the "Dunham technique" in the Children's Workshop of the Katherine Dunham Museum in East St. Louis (Illinois). Contends that Dunham incorporates rites of passage to transform the lives of participants through intense involvement in art as a way of life. (AF)
Descriptors: African Culture, Black Culture, Black Youth, Community
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Crook, Brittani; Pastorek, Angie – Communication Teacher, 2015
Managing one's online identity, with a focus on constructing a "professional" identity, is of paramount importance for college students (Back et al., 2010; Cheney & Ashcraft, 2007; Metzger, Flanagin, & Medders, 2010). This is because employers often search for potential candidates online before they choose to interview them…
Descriptors: Personnel Selection, Social Networks, Computer Mediated Communication, Employment Interviews
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Wienke Totura, Christine M.; MacKinnon-Lewis, Carol; Gesten, Ellis L.; Gadd, Ray; Divine, Katherine P.; Dunham, Sherri; Kamboukos, Dimitra – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2009
The present study examines the mechanisms by which students' perceptions of family and school experiences moderate the association between their emotionality and their habitual involvement in bullying and victimization. The authors hypothesize that students with internalizing and/or externalizing difficulties are less likely to be categorized as…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Bullying, Victims of Crime, Gender Differences
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Matthews, Jacqueline K.; Hancock, Jeffrey T.; Dunham, Phillip J. – Discourse Processes: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2006
Four experiments were conducted to assess the roles of politeness and humor in the asymmetry of affect observed in verbal irony production. In Experiments 1 and 2, participants rated different replies (ironic, literal, or "no response") made to hypothetical scenarios for their politeness and humor, respectively. Participants in Experiment 3 were…
Descriptors: Humor, Figurative Language, Experiments, Affective Behavior
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Dunham, Yarrow; Baron, Andrew Scott; Banaji, Mahzarin R. – Child Development, 2006
This study examined the development of implicit race attitudes in American and Japanese children and adults. Implicit ingroup bias was present early in both populations, and remained stable at each age tested (age 6, 10, and adult). Similarity in magnitude and developmental course across these 2 populations suggests that implicit intergroup bias…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Racial Bias, Children, Social Cognition
Dunham, Catherine; Frome, Pamela – 2003
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is currently implementing two comprehensive school reform initiatives, Making Middle Grades Work (MMGW) and Making Schools Work (MSW). The purpose of both initiatives is to raise student achievement, and they both rest on the belief that all students can complete a rigorous program of studies at middle…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comprehensive School Reform, Counselor Role, Course Selection (Students)
Dunham, Denis – 1986
This report focuses on food costs for 1985. Some of the information included in the report includes an analysis of food cost trends, percentages of the food dollar that goes to the farmer, and how much of the food dollar goes to food processors and marketers. Some of the highlights of the study are the following: (1) food prices rose slowly in…
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Trends, Agriculture
Dunham, Virginia – 1976
This brief paper presents the concept of transition counseling between a junior high school and its feeder school(s), designed to make the change from elementary into junior high less traumatic. Aside from routine sixth grade counseling, the counselors expanded their base of counseling to include all types of problems as well as all grade levels.…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education
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Dunham, Allison – Journal of Legal Education, 1971
Descriptors: Consumer Economics, Consumer Science, Credit (Finance), Legislation
Dunham, Arthur – Community Develop J, 1970
Descriptors: Community Development, Definitions, History, Research Needs
Dunham, Lowell – Arkansas Foreign Language Newsletter, 1971
The leitmotif of this address, inspired by lines found in William B. Yeats'"The Second Coming", underscores the need for a greater display of solidarity of language teachers through increased participation in professional associations. The work of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is discussed and noted to be vital…
Descriptors: Community Attitudes, Curriculum Development, Instructional Program Divisions, Language Instruction
Dunham, Jack – Special Education: Forward Trends, 1983
Signs and sources of stress among approximately 220 special educators were identified, the most prevalent being feelings of exhaustion, frustration, disturbed sleep, and withdrawal. Coping resources included personal, interpersonal, organizational, and community approaches. Conclusions stressed the need for more administrative support, counseling,…
Descriptors: Coping, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Special Education Teachers
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Dunham, Jack – Educational Review, 1977
Discusses a variety of ways in which teachers respond to the demands of teaching disruptive students. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Aggression, Educational Research, Emotional Response, Inservice Teacher Education
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Dunham, William – Mathematics Magazine, 1990
Presented is the theorem proposed by Volterra based on the idea that there is no function continuous at each rational point and discontinuous at each irrational point. Discussed are the two conclusions that were drawn by Volterra based on his solution to this problem. (KR)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Functions (Mathematics), Higher Education, Mathematical Applications
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