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Johnson, Matthew – Journal of College Student Development, 2015
The development of college students' civic identity is understudied, but worthy of attention because of its salience to many students and higher education's commitment to fostering an engaged citizenry. Using 45,271 participants from the 2009 Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership, this study uses structural equation modeling to explore…
Descriptors: College Students, Sociocultural Patterns, Citizenship, Identification (Psychology)
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Roback, Paul – Journal of Extension, 2017
Extension educators are frequently tasked with strengthening organizations they collaborate with or provide education to. When a county government in Wisconsin experienced significant personnel changes in a span of less than 18 months, department heads contacted Extension to request professional development and team-building education for their…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Extension Education, Professional Development, Staff Development
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Kaufman, Dahlia; Codding, Robin S.; Markus, Keith A.; Tryon, Georgiana Shick; Kyse, Eden Nagler – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2013
Verbal and written performance feedback for improving preschool and kindergarten teachers' treatment integrity of behavior plans was compared using a combined multiple-baseline and multiple-treatment design across teacher-student dyads with order counterbalanced as within-series conditions. Supplemental generalized least square regression analyses…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Preschool Teachers, Kindergarten, Fidelity
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Rameshbabu, Anjali; Reddy, Diane M.; Ports, Katie A. – Health Education Research, 2018
This intervention sought to bring about a dietary behavior change among individuals who are vulnerable to negative health outcomes and behaviors. Using a randomized controlled trial, we examined the efficacy of a six-week Education + "Self-Regulation" intervention against an Education Only condition in reducing saturated fat intake among…
Descriptors: Diseases, Health Promotion, Behavior Change, Randomized Controlled Trials
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St Quinton, Tom; Brunton, Julie A. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2018
Purpose: This study is the 3rd piece of formative research utilizing the theory of planned behavior to inform the development of a behavior change intervention. Focus groups were used to identify reasons for and solutions to previously identified key beliefs in addition to potentially effective behavior change techniques. Method: A purposive…
Descriptors: Intervention, Behavior Theories, College Freshmen, Undergraduate Students
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Carlsson, Hanna; Larsson, Stefan; Svensson, Lupita; Åström, Fredrik – Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 2017
This literature review seeks to map the state of research on the effects of digitization on personal financial behavior and management through a bibliometric analysis and a systematic literature review. The findings indicate that current knowledge is primarily based on perspectives of actors in commerce and systems development. More research is…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Bibliometrics, Consumer Economics, Credit (Finance)
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Spitzer, William; Fraser, John – Journal of Museum Education, 2020
Addressing complex global issues -- such as alterations in nutrient cycles, climate change, large-scale drought, widespread erosion, and new disease vectors -- require adaptive changes in our collective behavior and policies. To date, approaches to advancing science literacy to address such challenges have generally failed to produce sufficient…
Descriptors: Museums, Scientific Literacy, Behavior Change, Cultural Capital
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Campbell, Casey; Koszewski, Wanda M.; Behrends, Donnia – Journal of Extension, 2013
The study reported here sought to determine if the use of distance education lessons for teaching limited resource participants in a nutrition education program (NEP) is as effective as face-to-face methodology. One hundred and six participants were in the experimental group. Data was gathered at entry and examined behavior change, nutrient intake…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Nutrition Instruction
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Goldman, Samantha E.; Sanderson, Kelli A.; Lloyd, Blair P.; Barton, Erin E. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
School-home communication is highly valued for parents of students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. However, parents report poor communication as a common barrier to developing partnerships with schools. Using a multiple baseline design, we evaluated the effects of a school-home note intervention with…
Descriptors: Family School Relationship, Reinforcement, Parents, Behavior Modification
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Mosher, Hilary R.; Desrochers, Marcie – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2014
Purpose: The purpose of this paper was to evaluate the effectiveness of sustainability information and strategies to change pro-environmental (pro-e) behavior with introductory environmental science laboratory students. Design/methodology/approach: A one-group pretest posttest study was used to evaluate a two-hour workshop in which 30 participants…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education, Pretests Posttests, Workshops
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Hingle, Melanie; Patrick, Heather; Sacher, Paul M.; Sweet, Cynthia Castro – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
A decade after the first health app became available, the field of digital health has produced a range of health behavior insights and an expanding product portfolio. Despite sustained interest and growth fueled by academic and industry interests, the impact of digital health on health behavior change and related outcomes has been limited. This…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Industry, Behavioral Sciences, Information Technology
Gewirtz, Susan; Thorton, LaShawdra – Achieving the Dream, 2018
Over a two-year period, six colleges involved in the Working Students Success Network (WSSN) initiative received financial support and technical assistance from ATD to identify key financial challenges their students face, develop specific strategies to address those challenges, and provide feedback on lessons learned from the work to be shared…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Intervention, Barriers
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Justice, Laura M.; Chen, Jing; Jiang, Hui; Tambyraja, Sherine; Logan, Jessica – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
This study examined implementation of an evidence-based home reading program by caregivers of children with language impairment. Caregivers received materials and supports to read with their children for 15 weeks, four times weekly; in total, 128 caregivers were enrolled. Survival analysis showed that 55% of caregivers completed the program, and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Literacy Education, Evidence Based Practice, Language Impairments
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Barnhart, Wesley R.; Whalen Smith, Cara N.; Ellsworth, David; Coleman, Erica; Lorenz, Allison; Riddle, Ilka K.; Havercamp, Susan M. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2020
People with disabilities have more health complications and higher healthcare utilization related to tobacco use than people without disabilities. Yet, they are less likely to use tobacco cessation resources. Important to meaningful and lasting health behavior change are relationships developed in the home, workplace, and community. Some people…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Smoking, Disabilities, Caregivers
O'Brennan, Lindsey M.; Suldo, Shannon M.; Shaunessy-Dedrick, Elizabeth; Dedrick, Robert F.; Parker, Janise S.; Lee, Jon S.; Ferron, John M.; Hanks, Camille – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2020
High school students in accelerated classes face heightened school-related stressors but have access to few specialized supports. This article describes the development and initial application of the Motivation, Assessment, and Planning (MAP) intervention, developed to meet the needs of freshmen in Advanced Placement (AP) and International…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Stress Management, Acceleration (Education), Intervention
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