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Graham, Carrie L.; Scharlach, Andrew E.; Price Wolf, Jennifer – Health Education & Behavior, 2014
Background: Villages represent an emerging consumer-driven social support model that aims to enhance the social engagement, independence, and well-being of community-dwelling seniors through a combination of social activities, volunteer opportunities, service referral, and direct assistance. This study aimed to assess the perceived impact of…
Descriptors: Health, Well Being, Health Services, Access to Health Care
Jans, Matthew E. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Income nonresponse is a significant problem in survey data, with rates as high as 50%, yet we know little about why it occurs. It is plausible that the way respondents answer survey questions (e.g., their voice and speech characteristics, and their question- answering behavior) can predict whether they will provide income data, and will reflect…
Descriptors: Income, Psychology, Behavior, Prediction
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Ziv, Naomi; Hoftman, Moran; Geyer, Mor – Psychology of Music, 2012
Background music is often used in ads as a means of persuasion. Previous research has studied the effect of music in advertising using neutral or uncontroversial products. The aim of the studies reported here was to examine the effect of music on the perception of products promoting unethical behavior. Each of the series of three studies described…
Descriptors: Value Judgment, Music, Priming, Moral Values
Atkinson, Jeanette; Black, Sara; Capdeville, Elsie; Grover, Janice; Killion, Marlene; Martin, Jan; Mathews, Carol; Moen, Julie; Reynolds, Penny; Chessell, Karen – Nevada Department of Education, 2008
The mission of Foods and Nutrition Education is to prepare students for family life, community life and careers in the foods and nutrition fields by creating opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors needed to: (1) Analyze career paths within the foods and nutrition industry; (2) Examine factors that influence food…
Descriptors: Food Service, Family Life Education, State Standards, Nutrition
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Turan, Yasemin; Meadan, Hedda – Young Exceptional Children, 2011
Family members and educational teams frequently participate in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs for young children with disabilities and those at risk for academic and behavior difficulties. Decision making should incorporate an integration of best available research evidence along with practitioners' and families' beliefs and…
Descriptors: Young Children, Disabilities, At Risk Students, Behavior Problems
Nowak, Glen J.; Salmon, Charles T. – 1987
A study applied research concepts from consumer product involvement to test a model for research on involvement with social issues. Issue involvement was defined as the state or level of perceived importance and/or interest evoked by a stimulus (issue) within a specific situation. Attitudes on four social issues--abortion, pornography, the…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Cognitive Processes, Consumer Economics, Higher Education
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Aleman, Melissa Wood; Aleman, Carlos Galvan – Communication Teacher, 2007
A basic premise of social approaches to studying communication is that theories of interpersonal communication and personal relationships are reflexively defined, socially constructed, and historically situated. In contrast to the tradition of psychological models of relational processes and message transmission, social approaches encourage…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Textbooks, Theory Practice Relationship, Mass Media
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Wehmeyer, Michael L.; Baker, Daniel J.; Blumberg, Richard; Harrison, Richard – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2004
The fundamental feature that distinguishes positive behavior support (PBS) from previous generations of applied behavior analysis is its focus on the remediation of deficient contexts that are determined to be the source of the problem. Determining this source involves conducting a functional assessment. This innovative practices article presents…
Descriptors: Functional Behavioral Assessment, Behavior Disorders, Self Determination, Innovation
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Aschbrenner, Kelly; Bartels, Stephen; Mueser, Kim; Carpenter-Song, Elizabeth; Kinney, Allison – Health & Social Work, 2012
This focus group study explored the potential benefits and challenges of involving family members and significant others in a healthy lifestyle program for people with serious mental illness (SMI). Six focus group interviews were conducted with a total of 30 people with SMI, who were participants in a healthy lifestyle intervention. Separate focus…
Descriptors: Low Achievement, Health Behavior, Intervention, Mental Disorders
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Moller, Kurt – New Directions for Youth Development, 2008
Violence and the violence discourse are very similar from country to country: focus on youth, preponderance of males among perpetrators and victims, disproportionate involvement of migrants and indigenous people, greater prevalence with socioeconomic disadvantage and low education, and the impact of underlying factors such as political…
Descriptors: Violence, Indigenous Populations, Social Work, Role
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Bernthal, Matthew J.; Medway, Frederic J. – School Psychology International, 2005
Professional wrestling has become an internationally popular type of "sport entertainment" among youth. The professional wrestling industry targets children as consumers for live events, televised programming and product merchandising. However, the nature of wrestling has changed in the last two decades and many educators are unaware of…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Student Adjustment, Anxiety, Aggression
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Garrison, M. E. Betsy; Pierce, Sarah H.; Monroe, Pamela A.; Sasser, Diane D.; Shaffer, Amy C.; Blalock, Lydia B. – Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 1999
Gives examples of the focus group method in terms of question development, group composition and recruitment, interview protocols, and data analysis as applied to three family and consumer-sciences research projects: consumer behavior of working female adolescents, work readiness of adult males with low educational attainment, and definition of…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Interviews, Questioning Techniques, Research Methodology
Schnittgrund, Karen P., Ed. – 1986
These proceedings contain the reports of almost 100 speeches, panel discussions, and workshops. The papers were presented on a variety of issues, including marketing research ethics, lifeline banking, information and the consumer, financial management, evaluating consumer education literature, consuming units around the world, the consumer and…
Descriptors: Advertising, Banking, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education
Davtyan, Arman – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Despite ample evidence of the relative financial illiteracy of students in college, personal finance education remains inconsistent across postsecondary institutions in the United States. Moreover, existing programs and services related to personal finance education have had modest success in attracting student interest and participation. To…
Descriptors: Expenditures, College Students, Student Interests, Money Management
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education. – 1971
The active involvement of students in a study of the customs, traditions, and institutionalized ways society has organized to preserve economic stability is the goal of this consumer education teaching guide. Designed for the use of social studies teachers, units are devoted to the studies of: (1) the economic system; (2) income procurement; (3)…
Descriptors: Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Curriculum Development, Instruction
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