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Zeilinger, Elisabeth L.; Gärtner, Claudia; Janicki, Matthew P.; Esralew, Lucille; Weber, Germain – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2016
Background: In this study, we evaluated the feasibility of using the German-language version of a recently developed screening tool for dementia for persons with intellectual disability (ID): the National Task Group -- Early Detection Screen for Dementia (NTG-EDSD). Method: Some 221 paid carers of ageing persons with ID were asked to use the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Identification, Screening Tests, Intellectual Disability
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Brehmer-Rinderer, Barbara; Zeilinger, Elisabeth Lucia; Radaljevic, Ana; Weber, Germain – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2013
Frailty is a theoretical concept used to track individual age-related declines. Persons with intellectual disabilities (ID) often present with pre-existing deficits that would be considered frailty markers in the general population. The previously developed Vienna Frailty Questionnaire for Persons with ID (VFQ-ID) was aimed at assessing frailty in…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Psychometrics, Mental Retardation, Factor Structure
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Philips, Andrea; Walz, Ariane; Bergner, Andreas; Graeff, Thomas; Heistermann, Maik; Kienzler, Sarah; Korup, Oliver; Lipp, Torsten; Schwanghart, Wolfgang; Zeilinger, Gerold – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2015
In this study, we investigate how immersive 3D geovisualization can be used in higher education. Based on MacEachren and Kraak's geovisualization cube, we examine the usage of immersive 3D geovisualization and its usefulness in a research-based learning module on flood risk, called GEOSimulator. Results of a survey among participating students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Geography, Geography Instruction
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Zeilinger, Elisabeth L.; Weber, Germain; Haveman, Meindert J. – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2011
Aim: The aim of the present study was to standardize and generate psychometric evidence of the German language versions of two well-established English language mental health instruments: the "Aberrant Behavior Checklist-Community" (ABC-C) and the "Psychiatric Assessment Schedule for Adults with Developmental Disabilities" (PAS-ADD) Checklist. New…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Incidence, Mental Retardation, Developmental Disabilities
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Zeilinger, E. L.; Nader, I. W.; Brehmer-Rinderer, B.; Koller, I.; Weber, G. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2013
Background: Assessment of psychiatric disorders in persons with an intellectual developmental disorder (IDD) can be performed with a variety of greatly differing instruments. This makes the choice of an instrument best suited for the intended purpose challenging. In this study, we developed a comprehensive set of characteristics for the evaluation…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Mental Retardation, Developmental Disabilities, Comorbidity
Zeilinger, Michael – Monda Lingvo-Problemo, 1972
Various computer applications in linguistics, primarily speech synthesis and machine translation, are reviewed. Although the computer proves useful for statistics, dictionary building and programmed instruction, the promulgation of a world auxiliary language is considered a more human and practical solution to the international communication…
Descriptors: Acoustic Phonetics, Artificial Languages, Artificial Speech, Communication Problems
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Lidinsky, April; Jespersen, T. Christine; Stein, Rachel; Hogan, Katie – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2014
This article introduces a four-paper cluster, included in this issue of "Feminist Teacher," in which the authors take up the challenge to dismantle the perceived dichotomy between feminism theory and practice. The authors analyze specific theory based feminist pedagogical practices, which are employed on four very different campuses with…
Descriptors: Feminism, Teaching Methods, Educational Change, Cooperative Learning
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Perry, J.; Linehan, C.; Kerr, M.; Salvador-Carulla, L.; Zeilinger, E.; Weber, G.; Walsh, P.; Van Schrojenstein Lantman-De-Valk, H.; Haveman, M.; Azema, B.; Buono, S.; Cara, A. C.; Germanavicius, A.; Van Hove, G.; Maatta, T.; Berger, D. M.; Tossebro, J. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2010
Background: Health disparities between adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) and the general population have been well documented but, to date, no dedicated assessment battery for measuring health disparity has been available. This paper reports on the development and testing of a multinational assessment battery for collecting data on a…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Data Collection, Adults, Public Health
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Norton, M. Scott; Zeilinger, Elna Rae – NASSP Bulletin, 1983
Principals supporting effective programing for gifted students should exhibit competencies listed in this article when exercising planning and leadership, developing philosophy, determining goals and objectives, understanding gifted students' characteristics, identifying gifted students, financing and staffing the program, providing guidance and…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Administrator Role, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education