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Akman, Özkan; Alagöz, Bülent – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2019
Identity, referring to the views we have about ourselves, the knowledge and images we employ, is essentially a narrative of the self conception on the part of the individual. Awareness of one's consciousness is neither an impulsive occurrence, nor an immutable conception as part of the genetic heritage. To the contrary, the development of the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Opinions, Money Management
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Davenport, Kate; Houston, James E.; Griffiths, Mark D. – International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2012
"Mall disorders" such as excessive eating and compulsive buying appear to be increasing, particularly among women. A battery of questionnaires was used in an attempt to determine this association between specific personality traits (i.e., reward sensitivity, impulsivity, cognitive and somatic anxiety, self-esteem, and social desirability) and…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Conceptual Tempo, Social Desirability, Females
Richardson, Lee; And Others – 1977
Including the introduction, this document is a collection of seven short papers that discuss facets of consumer education (CE). The Introduction defines CE and lists five assumptions used throughout the report (e.g., CE is generally understood, but not precisely defined enough for the people implementing it to have a uniform understanding; schools…
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, College Curriculum, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education
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Yan, Ruoh-Nan; Xu, Huimin – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2010
Taking the perspective of consumer socialization theory, this study examined the influences of different socialization agents on consumers' purchases of green products. A total of 224 surveys were distributed to students enrolled in a business-related course at a major university in the northeastern United States. The objectives were twofold. The…
Descriptors: Social Theories, Socialization, Life Style, Selection
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Sigurdsson, Valdimar; Menon, R. G. Vishnu; Sigurdarson, Johannes Pall; Kristjansson, Jon Skafti; Foxall, Gordon R. – Psychological Record, 2013
An e-mail marketing experiment based on the behavioral perspective model was conducted to investigate consumer choice. Conversion e-mails were sent to two groups from the same marketing database of registered consumers interested in children's books. The experiment was based on A-B-A-C-A and A-C-A-B-A withdrawal designs and consisted of sending B…
Descriptors: Marketing, Electronic Mail, Consumer Economics, Purchasing
Woosley, Mary Ann – Communication: Journalism Education Today (C: JET), 1978
Examines characteristics of today's teenagers and discusses their buying power and buying patterns. (GT)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Patterns, Consumer Economics, Demography
Kerski, Joseph – Geography Teacher, 2018
In this 22-question activity, high school students investigate the spatial distribution of marijuana stores in Colorado using an interactive web map containing stores, centers, highways, population, and other data at several scales. After completing this lesson, students will know and be able to: (1) Use interactive maps, layers, and tools in…
Descriptors: Geographic Distribution, Marijuana, High School Students, Retailing
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Anderson, Carla; Card, Karen – College Student Journal, 2015
The purpose of this quasi-experimental nonequivalent control group study was to determine the influence that a financial education intervention administered in First Year Experience courses had on students' perceptions of their financial behavior such as compulsive spending and credit card use. This study utilized the five-point Likert-type…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Control Groups, Money Management, Credit (Finance)
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Yu, Yiqing; Wang, Xinghua – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2020
Early learning centers are springing up rapidly in China. However, parents are confronted with high prices and difficulty in assessing the effectiveness of early enrichment programs (EEPs). This study was driven by this phenomenon and aimed to investigate parental decision-making processes of buying EEPs from a social media perspective. We sampled…
Descriptors: Intention, Parent Attitudes, Early Childhood Education, Enrichment Activities
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Corrigan, Hope B.; Craciun, Georgiana; Powell, Allison M. – Marketing Education Review, 2014
Every time shoppers make a purchase at a store or browse a Web site, customer behavior is tracked, analyzed, and perhaps shared with other businesses. Target Corporation is a leader in analyzing vast amounts of data to identify buying patterns, improve customer satisfaction, predict future trends, select promotional strategies, and increase…
Descriptors: Marketing, Data Analysis, Consumer Economics, Purchasing
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Migliorini, Paola; Wezel, Alexander; Veromann, Eve; Strassner, Carola; Srednicka-Tober, Dominika; Kahl, Johannes; Bügel, Susanne; Briz, Teresa; Kazimierczak, Renata; Brives, Hélène; Ploeger, Angelika; Gilles, Ute; Lüder, Vanessa; Schleicher-Deis, Olesa; Rastorgueva, Natalia; Tuccillo, Fabio; Talgre, Liina; Kaart, Tanel; Ismael, Diana; Rembialkowska, Ewa – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: To clarify needs and requests of the young generation to the contemporary and future education on food systems, this paper aims to examine the following issues: students' background knowledge, students' behaviour as consumers and food citizenship, most interesting topics of SFS for students and students' preferences and expectations in…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Expectation, Sustainable Development, Food
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Mohr, Lois A.; Webb, Deborah J.; Harris, Katherine E. – Journal of Consumer Affairs, 2001
Interviews with 48 consumers found that they desired moderate to high levels of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Precontemplators (n=16) did not base purchasing on CSR and contemplators (n=11) only moderately. The action group (n=8) had stronger beliefs about CSR but did not always purchase accordingly. Maintainers (n=9) practiced socially…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Business Responsibility, Consumer Economics, Corporations
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Pearlstone, Zena – American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 2012
Hopi Brian Honyouti's "clown" sculptures stem from his personal and political views and comment on commercialism, big business, greed, over indulgence, and irresponsible and sexual behavior. This essay explores the meaning of these carvings to Honyouti, to Hopiit, and to the buying public, as well as their relationship to "tithu," the carved…
Descriptors: American Indians, Sculpture, Humor, Cultural Context
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Mertz, Barbara; Stephens, Nancy – International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1986
Examined older adults as a potential market for American businesses. Data indicate that in terms of size and income, senior citizens comprise a substantial buying group. Their buying styles, product and service needs, and shopping behavior vary from younger adults and within the older adult population. Strategies for successful marketing are…
Descriptors: Consumer Economics, Influences, Marketing, Older Adults
Thayer, Lou – 1978
The goal of this inservice guide for teaching consumer education at the secondary and adult level is to help consumers become more assertive when buying goods and services. A major section in the guide defines assertiveness. The four basic components of assertive behavior are the ability to express emotions openly, the capacity to exercise one's…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Assertiveness, Business Education, Change Agents
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