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Gadella Kamstra, Lorena Salud – TESL-EJ, 2021
This article explores in-service EFL teacher (de)motivation in secondary state schools in Spain. Possible solutions to teachers' negative professional experiences and demotivation were proposed by 23 Spanish EFL teachers. These suggestions are examined applying Ecosystems theory (Bronfenbrenner, 1979, 1993). Using this framework, the present…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers, Teaching Experience
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O'Donnell, Lydia; Fuxman, Shai – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: Teen pregnancy rates and related risks remain elevated among Latino teens. We tested the impact on youth sexual behaviors of a brief, culturally targeted, bilingual media intervention designed for parents of young adolescents. Methods: "Salud y éxito" (Health & Success) uses dramatic audio stories to model positive…
Descriptors: Pregnancy, Early Parenthood, Sexuality, Health Behavior
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Horton, Lucy A.; Ayala, Guadalupe X.; Slymen, Donald J.; Ibarra, Leticia; Hernandez, Erika; Parada, Humberto; Rock, Cheryl L.; Arredondo, Elva M.; Elder, John P. – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
Aims: Examine intervention effects among mothers involved in a healthy eating randomized controlled trial. Furthermore, examine the mediating roles of individual and familial influences on observed outcomes. Methods: Between 2009 and 2011, 361 families were recruited; half were assigned to an 11-session community health worker-delivered…
Descriptors: Mothers, Intervention, Eating Habits, Randomized Controlled Trials
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Cejudo, Javier – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: The purpose of the present research is aimed at studying the relationship between emotional intelligence as an ability and emotional intelligence as a trait and mental health of a sample of school counsellors. Method: The sample has been made up of 203 school counsellors. The instruments used have been: Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional…
Descriptors: Correlation, Emotional Intelligence, Mental Health, Individual Characteristics
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Aycinena, Ana Corina; Jennings, Kerri-Ann; Gaffney, Ann Ogden; Koch, Pamela A.; Contento, Isobel R.; Gonzalez, Monica; Guidon, Ela; Karmally, Wahida; Hershman, Dawn; Greenlee, Heather – Health Education & Behavior, 2017
We developed a theory-based dietary change curriculum for Hispanic breast cancer survivors with the goal of testing the effects of the intervention on change in dietary intake of fruits/vegetables and fat in a randomized, clinical trial. Social cognitive theory and the transtheoretical model were used as theoretical frameworks to structure…
Descriptors: Nutrition Instruction, Cancer, Health Promotion, Curriculum Development
Ruiz-Lozano, Mercedes; de los Rios-Bergillos, Araceli; Tirado-Valencia, Pilar; Millan-Lara, Salud – Online Submission, 2012
The objective of this research was to analyze the impact of the learning process in business administration and management of students' values, through the application of factor analysis to the information obtained in a survey consisting of students in the first and fifth year of studies. The study derived the following conclusions: First,…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Business Administration, Social Change, Factor Analysis
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Ramirez, Amelie G.; Chalela, Patricia; Gallion, Kipling J.; Green, Lawrence W.; Ottoson, Judith – Health Education & Behavior, 2011
U.S. childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions, with one third of children overweight or obese. Latino children have some of the highest obesity rates, a concern because they are part of the youngest and fastest-growing U.S. minority group. Unfortunately, scarce research data on Latinos hinders the development and implementation of…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Obesity, Children, Minority Groups
Rosario Arroyo, Luis Antonio – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Health education school programs have a planned activity structure that focus on developing awareness on the need of keeping an adequate integral health, through the teaching and learning processes within an appropriate methodological context that promotes students full development. It is expected that school health teachers are effective leaders;…
Descriptors: Health Education, Health Promotion, Secondary School Teachers, Leadership Styles
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Schmied, Emily; Parada, Humberto; Horton, Lucy; Ibarra, Leticia; Ayala, Guadalupe – Health Education & Behavior, 2015
"Entre Familia: Reflejos de Salud" was a successful family-based randomized controlled trial designed to improve dietary behaviors and intake among U.S. Latino families, specifically fruit and vegetable intake. The novel intervention design merged a community health worker ("promotora") model with an entertainment-education…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Eating Habits, Intervention, Family Programs
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Wiggins, Noelle; Hughes, Adele; Rodriguez, Adriana; Potter, Catherine; Rios-Campos, Teresa – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2014
Increasing recognition of the role of social conditions in health has led to calls for methods that can be used to change social conditions. Popular education has demonstrated great promise as a methodology that can be used to address the underlying social and structural determinants of health. To date, most studies of popular education have used…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Social Environment, Health, Popular Education
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Vaughn, Lisa M.; Jacquez, Farrah; Zhen-Duan, Jenny – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
Equitable partnership processes and group dynamics, including individual, relational, and structural factors, have been identified as key ingredients to successful community-based participatory research partnerships. The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate the key aspects of group dynamics and partnership from the perspectives of…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Group Dynamics, Community Involvement, Hispanic Americans
Henrici, Jane – Institute for Women's Policy Research, 2012
Postsecondary students with children often need an array of supports to succeed in their studies, which can require significant coordination among new and existing services (Conway, Blair, and Helmer 2012; Henrici n.d.; Miller, Gault, and Thorman 2011). Such supports might include financial aid, academic and career counseling, job placement…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Partnerships in Education, College Students, Parents
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de Heer, Hendrik Dirk; Balcazar, Hector G.; Castro, Felipe; Schulz, Leslie – Health Education & Behavior, 2012
This study assessed effectiveness of an educational community intervention taught by "promotoras de salud" in reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk among Hispanics using a structural equation modeling (SEM) approach. Model development was guided by a social ecological framework proposing CVD risk reduction through improvement of…
Descriptors: Evidence, Intervention, Structural Equation Models, Diseases
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Carvajal, S. C.; Huang, S.; Bell, M. L.; Denman, C.; Guernsey de Zapien, J.; Cornejo, E.; Chang, J.; Staten, L. K.; Rosales, C. – Health Education Research, 2018
Chronic diseases are the primary health burden among Mexican-origin populations and health promotion efforts have not been able to change negative population trends. This research presents behavioral and subjective health impacts of two related community health worker (CHW) interventions conducted in the US-Mexico border region. "Pasos…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Public Health, Health Promotion, Mexican Americans
Huang, Denise; La Torre, Deborah; Oh, Christine; Harven, Aletha; Huber, Lindsay; Leon, Seth; Mostafavi, Sima – National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST), 2008
In the United States, there is an alarming trend toward obesity and inactivity among children. Minorities and economically disadvantaged children are at an even higher risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention one in two Latino children will become diabetic. As a result, there is a dire need for tailored intervention…
Descriptors: Obesity, Intervention, Health Promotion, Pilot Projects
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