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Cote, Stephanie; Wolfe, S. E. – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
Environmental campaigns provide information to encourage people to alter their behaviors but with mixed success. Terror Management Theory (TMT)--and the influence of mortality reminders--offers a useful framework for understanding environmentally significant behaviors, and provides critical insights for developing more effective environmental…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Public Health, Information Dissemination, Death
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Bernstein, Jeffrey L.; Deljevic, Austin N.; Kindred, Emily K.; Krochmalny, Elizabeth M.; Somerville, Annie – Journal of Political Science Education, 2018
The ability to integrate learning--to make connections across classes or even within a single class--is integral to students becoming better learners, and to growing their capacity to perform as civic actors. We discuss an upper-level Campaigns and Elections class in which the course structure and assignments were set up to encourage students to…
Descriptors: College Students, Political Science, Political Campaigns, Elections
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Pope, Adam R. – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2018
This article lays out an approach for introducing students to the writing demands of crowdfunding platforms using a genre-driven research report. Using genre theory and genre ecologies, students leverage primary research to map the genre norms and writing demands within a specific area of a crowdfunding platform, generating a data set to help them…
Descriptors: Financial Support, Internet, Fund Raising, Content Area Writing
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Green, Sarah H.; Mallya, Giridhar; Brensinger, Colleen; Tierney, Ann; Glanz, Karen – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Schools can reduce student access to competitive foods and influence healthy food choices by improving the school nutrition environment. This study describes changes in competitive nutrition environments in 100 K-8 schools participating in the Philadelphia Campaign for Healthier Schools. Methods: Interviews with school staff were used…
Descriptors: Food, Nutrition, Eating Habits, Elementary Schools
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LaCaille, Rick A. – Teaching of Psychology, 2015
Misconceptions of psychological phenomena are widespread and often not easily eliminated--even among students completing college-level psychology courses. As part of a research methods psychology course, students developed public-service-announcement-style posters as part of a psychology myth-debunking campaign and presented these to students…
Descriptors: Psychology, Misconceptions, Research Methodology, Methods Courses
Barker, Gary; Levtov, Ruti; Heilman, Brian – ZERO TO THREE, 2018
Fathers matter enormously for children and for early childhood development. Yet women around the world still do 3 times as much child care and unpaid domestic work as men do. Research, programs, and advocacy undertaken by Promundo and the MenCare Campaign, including the "State of the World's Fathers" reports, have demonstrated the…
Descriptors: Fathers, Child Rearing, Child Care, Sex Stereotypes
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Domigan, Juliane; Glassman, Tavis J.; Miller, Jeff; Hug, Heather; Diehr, Aaron J. – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper was to assess a health communication campaign designed to reduce distracted driving among college students within the USA. Design/methodology/approach: Utilizing central interviewing techniques, participants were asked qualitative and quantitative items soliciting feedback concerning the efficacy of the messages.…
Descriptors: Motor Vehicles, Traffic Safety, Generalization, Feedback (Response)
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DeLorme, Denise; Neuberger, Lindsay; Wright, James – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2015
This article reports on formative research as part of a broader interdisciplinary campaign to increase voluntary environmentally responsible boating in a local lagoon. A telephone survey was conducted with a sample (N = 404) of targeted boaters to explore their views on the environmental issue and motivations to perform the desired behavior.…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Telephone Surveys, Recreational Activities, Aquatic Sports
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Bubba – Art Education, 2013
This article describes a catchy phrase with more to its meaning than first view. A slogan "All the girls love Earl Lee," appears in street art around the world. Earl Lee is a lovable, handsome man who owns the fictitious Earl Lube industries. Originally intended to bring a smile to people's faces at a time when there wasn't much to smile…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Popular Culture, Humor
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Barnard, Janalee; Goodrich, Kristopher M.; Borden, Allison M. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2018
Ms. Barnard is faced with a complex dilemma. The district administrator in charge of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) initiatives and support was presented with a case of a transgender student who wished to attend an overnight field trip and share a room with other students based on her gender identity. Although the district had made…
Descriptors: Student Rights, Sexual Identity, Board of Education Policy, Administrator Education
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Yazan, Bedrettin – Language Policy, 2015
As part of the process of nation-state construction, the Republic of Turkey went through a language reform which was comprised of (a) the supplanting of Arabic script with Latin letters adjusted for Turkish phonology and (b) the replacement of Arabic and Persian loanwords with words either derived from known Turkish roots or found in pre-Islamic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Planning, Web Sites, Language Dominance
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Mattson, Marifran; Haas, Emily J.; Kosmoski, Carin – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2013
This article argues that teaching health campaigns from an engaged pedagogy perspective is beneficial for students, instructors, and communities. This argument is supported by a teaching and learning perspective using a motorcycle safety campaign as an exemplar. Retrospective interviews were conducted with students who participated in a…
Descriptors: Health Education, Motor Vehicles, Traffic Safety, Safety Education
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Abramovitz, Mimi; Sherraden, Margaret; Hill, Katharine; Smith, Tanya Rhodes; Lewis, Beth; Mizrahi, Terry – Journal of Social Work Education, 2019
The National Social Work Voter Mobilization Campaign, also known as Voting is Social Work, involved social work faculty, field educators, practitioners, and students in a nonpartisan voter engagement drive. Following the 2018 elections, researchers surveyed Campaign participants in social work schools and agencies to document their voter…
Descriptors: Social Work, Voting, Social Action, College Faculty
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Lou, Shanshan – Journal of Advertising Education, 2017
This paper presents a class case study of an assignment that asked students to use a Twitter follower report to design a Twitter advertising campaign. The purpose of this case study is to immerse students in a real social media environment and help them become familiar with analyzing social media data to develop advertising campaigns. Students'…
Descriptors: Advertising, Social Media, Student Projects, Media Literacy
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Pawluk, Shane Ashley; Zolezzi, Monica – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: To explore barriers and facilitators in implementing an educational campaign in mental health for the public in Qatar. Design: Qualitative study. Setting: Healthcare facilities across Qatar were used as the setting. Methods: Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 35 healthcare providers from a variety of professions, including…
Descriptors: Health Services, Health Personnel, Qualitative Research, Nurses
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