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Kerawalla, L.; Minocha, S.; Kirkup, G.; Conole, G. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2009
We report on a study involving Masters-level students who blogged as a part of a distance-learning course at the Open University, UK. We present an empirically-grounded framework that can be used to guide educators when they are considering blogging as part of their courses, and can be used by students' whose courses include blogging activities.…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Open Universities, Distance Education
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Elliott, William R.; Slater, Dan – Journalism Quarterly, 1980
Concludes that television viewing and adolescent audiences' perceptions of program reality are strongly related. (FL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Mass Media, Perception, Television Research
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Tillett, Wade – Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 2016
The following is an exploration of the spatial configurations (and their implications) within a typical panel session at an academic conference. The presenter initially takes up different roles and hyperbolically describes some possible messages that the spatial arrangement sends. Eventually, the presenter engages the audience members in atypical…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Interior Space, Space Utilization, Psychological Patterns
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Budd, Natasha – Research in Drama Education, 2016
This report details examples of praxis in the creation and presentation of "Joy Fear and Poetry": an intermedial theatre performance in which children aged 7-12 years generated aesthetic gestures using a range of new media forms. The impetus for the work's development was a desire to make an intervention into habituated patterns of…
Descriptors: Poetry, Aesthetics, Intervention, Foreign Countries
Welch, Corey M. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study addressed the need of human performance technology (HPT) practitioners to make the most cost-effective performance intervention decisions, introducing a new instrument, the Intervention Value Survey, as a possible tool to provide a clearer profile of an audience's perceptions of what provides them value. Using a mixed methods…
Descriptors: Performance Technology, Cost Effectiveness, Intervention, Decision Making
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Beattie, Peyton N.; Lamm, Alexa J.; Rumble, Joy N.; Ellis, Jason D. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
Genetic modification (GM) science has received considerable pushback from consumers despite the research finding GM products are safe for consumption. This may be partly due to the disconnect between consumers and farms since most consumers are disconnected from the farm by at least three generations. The largest consumer population is composed of…
Descriptors: Genetics, Agricultural Engineering, Extension Education, Food
Nichols-Cocke, Cathy – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this study was to understand how secondary level United States History teachers approached controversial issues in their standards-based, high-stakes testing classrooms. Controversial issues consisted of multiple points of view, were socially constructed, and had the potential to challenge belief systems. The audience and their…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), History Instruction, United States History, Teacher Attitudes
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Madžarevic, Goran; Soto-Sanfiel, María T. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
The purpose of this study is to explore the responses of young members of the audience to media narratives that portray gay men positively with particular emphasis on the extent to which film appreciation reduced homophobia. One hundred and fifty college students from a Serbian university (M[subscript Age] = 21.58, SD = 2.199) completed a…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Homosexuality, Fear
Garrett, Robin Eileen – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Community colleges serve a diverse population of learners including many older students counting on the community college for enhanced skills or personal enrichment. Many of these colleges target this population with programs designed specifically to meet the needs and goals of the older adult but may not consider this population when designing a…
Descriptors: Navigation (Information Systems), Web Sites, Usability, Community Colleges
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Runions, Kevin C. – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2013
Despite widespread public attention to cyberbullying, online aggression and victimization have received scant conceptual development. This article focuses on how opportunities for aggression are distinct online from those of offline social contexts. The model developed here is informed by a recent aggression typology, which extends the…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Aggression, Stimuli, Classification
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Supovitz, Jonathan; McGuinn, Patrick – Educational Policy, 2019
This article analyzes the messages and strategies of a sample of education interest groups, and assesses their interpretations of the political context to understand how the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) lost both political and public support during the crucial period of 2013-2014. Based on interviews with representatives of 19 interest…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Program Implementation, Politics of Education, Educational Policy
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Neal, Jennifer Watling; Mills, Kristen J.; McAlindon, Kathryn; Neal, Zachary P.; Lawlor, Jennifer A. – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2019
Purpose: We apply diffusion of innovations theory to examine two key research questions designed to inform efforts to improve the research--practice gap in education: (1) Are there distinct types of educators that differ in their prioritization of the compatibility, observability, complexity, relative advantage, and trialability of research? and…
Descriptors: Research Utilization, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Principals
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Bickford, John H. – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2018
Scholars have hypothesized that historical fiction books are more a product of the author, author's nuanced world view, and the time period in which they were written than of the events and period depicted. This content analysis research examined how American historical fiction authors represented the Civil War and how the events of September…
Descriptors: History, Terrorism, War, Violence
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Hoffmann-Longtin, Krista; Organ, Jason M.; Helphinstine, Jill V.; Reinoso, Deanna R.; Morgan, Zachary S.; Weinstein, Elizabeth – Communication Education, 2018
In today's communication landscape, the public often turn to the Internet and social media instead of their physician for health information. To remain relevant and respected amidst the wealth of health information available online, physicians need to offer something the Internet cannot fully emulate: empathetic imagination and an ability to…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Interpersonal Communication, Graduate Medical Education, Pediatrics
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Rutherford, David J.; Lovorn, Carley – Journal of Geography, 2018
Research conducted in 2013 identified the perceptions that K-12 teachers and administrators hold with respect to: (1) the perceived needs in education, (2) the professional audiences that are most important to reach, and (3) the service models that are most effective. The specific purpose of the research was to refine and improve the services that…
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education, Strategic Planning
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