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Berezowitz, Claire K.; Bontrager Yoder, Andrea B.; Schoeller, Dale A. – Journal of School Health, 2015
Background: Schools face increasing demands to provide education on healthy living and improve core academic performance. Although these appear to be competing concerns, they may interact beneficially. This article focuses on school garden programs and their effects on students' academic and dietary outcomes. Methods: Database searches in CABI,…
Descriptors: Gardening, Academic Achievement, Dietetics, Nutrition
Yoder, Dale; And Others – 1975
The basic mission of the Office of Manpower Utilization (OMU) of the U.S. Marine Corps is to conduct Task Analyses of Marine Corps Occupational Fields. In its desire to maximize its effectiveness, OMU requested an independent evaluation of its program. This report summarizes studies and results of part of that evaluation, Research Area 5,…
Descriptors: Improvement Programs, Labor Utilization, Military Organizations, Organizational Development
Kuriloff, Arthur H.; Yoder, Dale – 1975
This training manual provides guidelines for effective teamwork and work-team maintenance and development. It was designed for use in the Marine Corps Task Analysis program, in which staff members are organized to form a work-team whose continuing performance as an effective team is crucial for success of the project. Chapter 1, the major portion…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Force Field Analysis, Management by Objectives, Organizational Change
Kuriloff, Arthur H.; Yoder, Dale – 1975
This manual deals with three areas of communication. The first section reviews problems of communication within an organization or task analysis team that can hinder effectiveness and gives suggestions for improving the quality of intra-organization communication. The second chapter stresses the importance of active listening, makes…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Business Communication, Communication (Thought Transfer), Listening
Hemphill, John M., Jr.; Yoder, Dale – 1975
The management audit is described for possible application as an extension of the mission of the Office of Manpower Utilization (OMU) of the U.S. Marine Corps. The present mission of OMU is viewed as a manpower research program to conduct task analysis of Marine Corps occupational fields. Purpose of the analyses is to improve the functional areas…
Descriptors: Administration, Administrative Organization, Efficiency, Evaluation
Yoder, Dale, Ed.; Heneman, Herbert G., Jr., Ed. – 1974
Aimed at providing a broader understanding and appreciation of the mission and contributions of personnel management, the first volume of the seven volume handbook is authored by experts from industry, the public service, and the academic community. It is intended for both practitioners and students preparing for careers in personnel and…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrators, Business Administration, Employment Interviews
Yoder, Paul J.; Farran, Dale C. – 1986
This paper questions social interaction studies that use frequency or duration of behaviors in mother-infant relations as reliable measures of infant interactive competence. An infant's high score on frequency and duration tests may falsely indicate that the child is more communicative than other subjects. Such results may suggest that mother and…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Infant Behavior, Infants, Interpersonal Relationship
Yoder, Paul J.; Farran, Dale C. – Applied Research in Mental Retardation, 1986
In a study involving two sets of twin infants, with one of each pair handicapped, microanalyses of several aspects of mother-infant free-play sessions showed that handicapped infants emitted fewer object-directed behaviors, had fewer instances in which their leads were followed, and spent relatively little time in joint attention with mother.…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Infants, Interaction, Mothers