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Connor M. Hults; Yifan Ding; Geneva G. Xie; Rishi Raja; William Johnson; Alexis Lee; Daniel J. Simons – Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 2024
People often fail to notice unexpected stimuli when their attention is directed elsewhere. Most studies of this "inattentional blindness" have been conducted using laboratory tasks with little connection to real-world performance. Medical case reports document examples of missed findings in radiographs and CT images, unintentionally…
Descriptors: Medicine, Negligence, Accident Prevention, Health Services
Jason Douglas Harned – ProQuest LLC, 2023
This dissertation discussed the impact of the North Carolina Tort Claims Act and the history of governmental immunity that has protected school districts and school employees in North Carolina. The research question addressed was: how have North Carolina state courts interpreted the North Carolina Tort Claims Act in litigation against North…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Torts, Legal Responsibility, Negligence
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Thomas H. Sawyer; Tonya L. Sawyer – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2024
A girls' field hockey team coach instructed players to warm up in an area adjacent to the school's turf field, where the boys' soccer team was practicing. Plaintiff Morgan Dennehy, a member of the field hockey team, was struck at the base of her skull by an errant soccer ball. The plaintiff filed this suit against the coach, the school and others…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Team Sports, Student Athletes, Athletic Coaches
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Miller, John J.; Paschen, Tucker L.; Doss, Kelvin D. – Physical Educator, 2021
The case of "Pellham v. Let's Go Tubing, Inc." (2017) is the result of the plaintiff striking a fallen log in the river after he fell off an inner tube he had rented from the defendants. The plaintiff sustained a ruptured eardrum, lower-disk problems in his back, a radiating foot pain, and eventually a neck fusion. The plaintiff alleged…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Risk, Legal Responsibility, Negligence
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Shaheen, Sadia; Abrar, Muhammad; Saleem, Sharjeel; Shabbir, Rizwan; Zulfiqar, Sehar – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2023
Organizational cronyism is described as a relationship, companionship, and friendship based favoring. There are a number of examples regarding the existence of organizational cronyism in the workplace. However, there are a few empirical studies on this most observable fact and its consequences specifically in the higher education sector.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Work Environment, Organizational Culture
Letitia Griffin – ProQuest LLC, 2021
The purpose of this study is to add to the body of knowledge regarding the impact of cybersecurity awareness training programs and how effective and efficient the program is in DoD affiliated organizations. The general problem addressed in the present study was that there has been an increase in security breaches within Department of Defense (DoD)…
Descriptors: Computer Security, Information Security, Government Employees, Information Science Education
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Picucci, Stephen; Hypes, Michael G.; Hypes, Julia Ann – Physical Educator, 2021
Jennifer Bradley (plaintiff) was a junior year student athlete at the University in Washington, D.C. Bradley played field hockey for the university, and in September 2011, she was hit on the head during a field hockey game between the university and Richmond University. After that hit, she began experiencing symptoms of a concussion, but continued…
Descriptors: Athletics, Legal Responsibility, Team Sports, Head Injuries
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Dadashzadeh, Mohammad – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2021
The COVID-19 shutdown of in-person university classrooms in Spring 2020 brought the question of how to conduct online examinations into urgent focus. Although, online education has been around since 1984 and online exams have been routinely built into online course syllabi, the mid-semester transition to online teaching confronted many instructors…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Supervision, Cheating, Examiners
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Laboy Baiz, Deyaneira – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2022
Hurricane María had a profound impact on the way essential health services were given during the emergency period that followed its landfall on Puerto Rico. The main objective of this research was to find out what people with health conditions in need of essentials services from hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies did during the emergency period.…
Descriptors: Influences, Federal Government, Negligence, Health Services
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Kildahl, Arvid Nikolai; Jørstad, Ingvild – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2022
Background: Autistic adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) seem to be particularly vulnerable to potentially traumatic experiences and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Furthermore, this population may be at risk for a different set of traumatic experiences than the general population. However, knowledge is sparse concerning PTSD symptom…
Descriptors: Adults, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Severe Intellectual Disability, Violence
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Gangwani, Nonita; Singh, Satendra; Khaliq, Farah – Advances in Physiology Education, 2022
Professionalism and communication were formally introduced in India's Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) as part of the five roles of an Indian medical graduate and 10 core competencies in the Bachelor of Science Nursing program. It may be challenging to teach the complexity of clinical medical ethics to undergraduate students at a young age in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nursing Education, Medical Education, Medical Students
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Miller, John J.; Bronson, Rachel; Barr, Millie; Kilcrease, Collin – Physical Educator, 2021
Jordan McNair, a 19-year-old freshman offensive lineman at the University of Maryland, collapsed during outdoor spring practice. Testimony from witnesses at the practice revealed that McNair exhibited signs of extreme exhaustion (Dinich, 2018). Additionally, witnesses indicated that he showed difficulty standing in an upright position while…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Athletes, Exercise Physiology, Death
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Silvia, Hilary – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2021
The use of court cases as educational tools is widely established and deeply entrenched as an effective approach to legal studies education. Exploring legal concepts against the backdrop of a known outcome, in the form of a verdict or a judicial opinion, provides certainty and a foundation for the analytical extension of precedent to new and…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Case Method (Teaching Technique), Court Litigation, Teaching Methods
West, Zachary Ray – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Individuals with developmental disabilities have been abused, neglected, and maltreated by people that are supposed to be the ones caring for and protecting against danger. These individuals with developmental disabilities rely on others majority of the time to help out with daily tasks, that can be as simple as tuning on a light switch to as…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Caregivers, Child Abuse, Safety
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Sawyer, Tonya L. – Physical Educator, 2018
A Missouri court of appeals reversed a trial court and restored a plaintiff's claim that a head football coach and an assistant coach were liable for assault and battery when the assistant coach donned football pads and participated in a practice in which he injured the plaintiff. In the same ruling, however, the court affirmed the finding that…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Court Litigation, Athletics, Negligence
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