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Huneycutt, Richy; Callahan, Barbara; Welch, Alexis – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2008
Code Blue addresses the capacity challenges in healthcare training. This pilot, grant funded project, focuses on a holistic approach to selecting and educating career ready and capable students and training them to be confident and competent healthcare workers. Lessons learned from this project will be assessed and reviewed for replication.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Allied Health Occupations Education, College Programs, Training
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Liston, Beth W.; Wagner, Janet; Miller, Jackie – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2013
Background: Interprofessional teamwork is a crucial competency in health professions education which improves patient care. However, interprofessional education is not a widespread practice in medical schools. To address this need, we developed an educational pilot utilizing a standardized patient simulation to teach interprofessional…
Descriptors: Interprofessional Relationship, Collegiality, Teamwork, Team Training
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Tavukcu, Tahir – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2016
In this research, it is aimed to determine the effect of the attitudes of postgraduate students towards scientific research and codes of conduct, supported by digital script. This research is a quantitative study, and it has been formed according to pre-test & post-test research model of experiment and control group. In both groups, lessons…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Ethics, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes
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Kynard, Carmen – Reading Research Quarterly, 2008
Building on scholarship in African American rhetorics and African American language, an analysis of Walter Dean Myers's (2000) "The Blues of Flats Brown" is presented as a methodology for (re)imagining educational issues and research related to voice, agency, reading, and literacy in the face of racial oppression and subjugation. In the…
Descriptors: African Americans, Slavery, African American Culture, Popular Culture
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Males, Mike – Adolescence, 1992
Examines Code Blue report of panel formed by national medical and educational associations. Contends that report paints dire picture of state of adolescent health. Asserts that analysis of report findings reveals serious flaws in presentation of youth problems and that recommendations are less original and workable than portrayed. Suggests…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Health, Intervention, Youth Problems
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Lee, Mark J. W.; Pradhan, Sunam; Dalgarno, Barney – Journal of Information Technology Education, 2008
Modern information technology and computer science curricula employ a variety of graphical tools and development environments to facilitate student learning of introductory programming concepts and techniques. While the provision of interactive features and the use of visualization can enhance students' understanding and assist them in grasping…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Computer Software Evaluation, Hypothesis Testing, Visualization
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Burgess-Wilkerson, Barbara; Thomas, Jane Boyd – Business Communication Quarterly, 2009
Business students should understand the relevance of professional attire as an indication of conformity. Of equal importance is the recognition that some companies have loosened their dress codes to a more flexible policy to recruit young talent. "Ugly Betty" could serve as a teaching tool to initiate the dialogue on conformity in a light-hearted,…
Descriptors: Professional Occupations, Clothing, Dress Codes, Social Behavior
Blair, Julie – Education Week, 2004
This article discusses the corrupt leadership of two big-city teachers' unions, the Washington Teachers Union (WTU) and its Miami cousin, United Teachers of Dade (UTD), that took both unions to the brink of despair and financial ruin. While the feds were rifling through union files to build extensive criminal investigations, congress called Sandra…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Unions, Audits (Verification), Accountability
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Little, Anthony C.; DeBruine, Lisa M.; Jones, Benedict C. – Cognition, 2011
A face appears normal when it approximates the average of a population. Consequently, exposure to faces biases perceptions of subsequently viewed faces such that faces similar to those recently seen are perceived as more normal. Simultaneously inducing such aftereffects in opposite directions for two groups of faces indicates somewhat discrete…
Descriptors: Labeling (of Persons), Color, Human Body, Visual Stimuli
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Wenke, Dorit; Frensch, Peter A. – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2005
In 3 experiments, the authors manipulated response instructions for 2 concurrently performed tasks. Specifically, the authors' instructions described left and right keypresses on a manual task either as left versus right or as blue versus green keypresses and required either "left" versus "right" or "blue" versus "green" concurrent verbalizations.…
Descriptors: Task Analysis, Reaction Time, Stimuli, Coding
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Jadud, Matthew C. – Computer Science Education, 2005
Syntactically correct code does not fall from the sky; the process that leads to a student's first executable program is not well understood. At the University of Kent we have begun to explore the "compilation behaviours" of novice programmers, or the behaviours that students exhibit while authoring code; in our initial study, we have…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Programming, Student Behavior, Educational Technology
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DaCosta, Kneia – Journal of Negro Education, 2006
This qualitative investigation explores the responses of 22 U.S. urban public high school students when confronted with their newly imposed school uniform policy. Specifically, the study assessed students' appraisals of the policy along with compliance and academic performance. Guided by ecological human development perspectives and grounded in…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Urban Schools, School Uniforms, Dress Codes
Sibley, Michael O., Ed. – Alabama Department of Education, 2008
"Alabama Education News" is published monthly except for June, July, and December by the Alabama Department of Education. This publication, authorized by Section 16-2-4 of the "Code of Alabama", as recompiled in 1975, is a public service of the Alabama Department of Education designed to inform citizens and educators about…
Descriptors: School Buses, Parent Participation, Restraints (Vehicle Safety), Parent School Relationship
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Crawford, Pat; Brazelton, G. Blue; Dalton, Robert; Ewing, Kamahra; Hu, Sihua; Johnson, Amber N. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
Incidental learning is an important, yet often overlooked, aspect of curriculum. This study evaluated 166 course reflections dated 2002-2011 in the Bailey Scholars Program (a self-directed, learner-centered curriculum). The study utilized 21 incidental learning characteristics to code and analyze the course evaluations. The authors propose a new…
Descriptors: Incidental Learning, Qualitative Research, Montessori Method, Student Centered Curriculum
Garrido, Melissa Downey – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The national call to "turn [teacher education] upside down" (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, Report of the Blue Ribbon Panel on Clinical Preparation and Partnerships for Improved Student Learning [NCATE], 2010, p. ii) and states' subsequent commitments to pilot recommendations necessitates study of successful…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Partnerships in Education, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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