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James D. Hennessey – ProQuest LLC, 2024
The purpose of this qualitative multiple-case study was to understand the perceptions of fire service employees about generational conflict within fire service organizations across the United States. The findings of the study could allow fire service organization leaders to develop better conflict resolution practices related to generational…
Descriptors: Fire Protection, Employee Attitudes, Generational Differences, Conflict
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Chan, Hsiang-Lin; Hsieh, Yi-Hsuan; Lin, Chiao-Fan; Liang, Hsin-Yi; Lee, Su-Shin; Weng, Jun-Cheng; Lee, Min-Jing; Chen, Yi-Lung; Chen, Vincent Chin-Hung; Gossop, Michael – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2023
Little research has examined burn injury in the pediatric population with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). We used data from Taiwan's National Health Insurance Research Database to identify 15,844 participants aged <18 years with ASD and 130,860 participants without ASD. Our results revealed that the hazard ratios differed across three age…
Descriptors: Fire Protection, Injuries, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Children
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Liu, Ruying; Zhu, Runhe; Becerik-Gerber, Burcin; Lucas, Gale M.; Southers, Erroll G. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2023
Background: Video-based training has been widely adopted by private organizations and public authorities to educate occupants on various types of building emergencies. However, the effectiveness of video-based training for preparing occupants for building emergencies has not been rigorously studied nor has the impact of emergency type been…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Training, Program Effectiveness, Buildings
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Hill, Robert H., Jr. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2021
Numerous fires during demonstrations in secondary schools, museums, and science centers have occurred while using flammable liquids. This calls to light the need to educate undergraduate students and educators in the safe handling and use of these flammable chemicals. Understanding the benefits and risks of flammable liquids should be an essential…
Descriptors: Fire Protection, Laboratory Safety, Undergraduate Students, Knowledge Level
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McAvoy, Darren; Kuhns, Michael; Dettenmaier, Megan; Dupéy, Lauren Nicole – Journal of Extension, 2020
The combination of large volumes of woody fuel needing disposal after forestry activities and evolving regulatory restrictions makes traditional methods of pile burning increasingly difficult. Alternatively, using small kilns to pyrolyze these fuels on-site yields a potentially valuable product: biochar. In this article, we describe an educational…
Descriptors: Fuels, Forestry, Learning Activities, Fire Protection
Christopher M. Johnson – ProQuest LLC, 2023
Leadership roles and responsibilities in a volunteer fire department are no different from those of a full-time, paid, career department. Yet volunteer fire officers and fire chiefs have the added challenge of leading unpaid volunteers in an organization that typically has few resources to invest in formal leadership development. In the absence of…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Fire Protection, Volunteers, Leadership Responsibility
Amy Foxman – ProQuest LLC, 2022
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may have challenges with communication, changes in routine, and processing social information and communication that can affect their ability to learn and respond successfully to safety threats. When given behavioral skills training (BST), children with and without ASD have demonstrated gains in safety…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Behavior Modification, Fire Protection, Safety
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Bjørnsen, Gabriela; Dettweiler, Ulrich; Njå, Ove; Knudsen, Knud – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2023
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to study how learning within the fire and rescue services may be conceptualized, with special attention paid to tunnel fire safety. Previous studies have developed a model to understand learning in emergency response work. The concept of learning is extended from observed changes in relevant settings to also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Safety, Emergency Medical Technicians, Fire Protection
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Maynard, Margie – Journal of Museum Education, 2023
In this essay the author recalls the process of organizing and interpreting an exhibition of art and language made in response to a catastrophic fire that devastated California's Sonoma and Napa counties in late 2017. The Sonoma Valley Museum of Art invited a group of artists and writers to be part of its small exhibition planning team to help…
Descriptors: Artists, Art, Exhibits, Natural Disasters
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Pil-Jae Moon; Ha-Sung Kong – Journal of Education and e-Learning Research, 2023
This study reviewed educational, aesthetic, entertainment and deviant experiences which are elements of the metaverse experience set them as research variables and presented the results of the study through a survey. First, it was found that the educational experience was statistically significant for safety education satisfaction and had a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment, Fire Protection
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Gabriela Bjørnsen; Ove Njå – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2023
Fire and rescue operations in tunnels constitute unusual and complex working environments for first responders. The ability to make correct decisions, based on the tunnel's specific characteristics, demands welltrained incident commanders equipped with sufficient knowledge and skills. The potential catastrophic consequences of tunnel fires have…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Fire Science Education, Fire Protection, Emergency Programs
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Saskia Eschenbacher – Studies in Continuing Education, 2024
The emergency industry has always been an important and challenging profession. Paramedics and firefighters are exposed on a daily basis to potentially traumatic situations with some of what they experience leading to transformations, changing them deeply and fundamentally. These transformative experiences (Paul [2016]. "Transformative…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Workplace Learning, Emergency Programs, Industry
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Holdsworth, David; Zagorecki, Adam – Learning Organization, 2023
Purpose: This study aims to examine the use of data visualization as a tool to support practitioner-led organizational learning within the emergency services. The authors investigate how data visualization can support visual communication and the analysis of emergency response data to promote system improvement. Design/methodology/approach: The…
Descriptors: Fire Protection, Visual Aids, Data, Organizational Learning
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Jang, Deok-Jin; Kong, Ha-Sung – Journal of Education and e-Learning Research, 2023
Safety education aims to promote safe habits through experience-oriented education that combines knowledge, skills and attitudes. However, in situations where experience-oriented safety education is challenging, realistic content created through technological advancements can indirectly function as an excellent safety education tool that allows…
Descriptors: Safety Education, Curriculum Development, Simulation, Fire Protection
Todd A. Miles – ProQuest LLC, 2023
Instructional design in a fire academy is essential for high academic achievement while students learn the basics of firefighting and hazardous materials. It is critical to explore concerns about balancing the students' cognitive load because of a significant decline in academic achievement. Students pursuing a firefighting career at a community…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Instructional Design, Academic Achievement
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