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Wong, Ping-Man – School Leadership & Management, 2009
Vice-principals' role and their relationship with principals are of paramount importance in shaping the effectiveness of school management, particularly after the implementation of school-based management (SBM) worldwide. This paper reports primarily on prior studies on the vice-principalship and suggests a framework to help explain the different…
Descriptors: School Based Management, Principals, Assistant Principals, School Administration
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Chance, Michael R. A. – Impact of Science on Society, 1973
Direct observations of animal behaviors can provide clues to understanding human behavior. By such observations of animals close to man, certain behavior patterns have been established. Man's behavior in social and cultural fields is an adaptation of these behavior patterns. (PS)
Descriptors: Behavior, Behavior Development, Behavior Patterns, Biology
Pieper, William J.; And Others – 1970
An evaluation of the learner-centered instruction (LCI) approach to training was conducted by comparing the LCI F-111A weapons control systems mechanic/technician course with the conventional Air Force course for the same Air Force specialty code (AFSC) on the following dimensions; job performance of course graduates, man-hour and dollar costs of…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Electronic Technicians, Job Analysis, Military Air Facilities
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Antunes, Pedro; Xiao, Lu; Pino, Jose A. – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2014
Human-computer interaction (HCI) design generally involves collaboration from professionals in different disciplines. Trained in different design education systems, these professionals can have different conceptual understandings about design. Recognizing and identifying these differences are key issues for establishing shared design practices…
Descriptors: Man Machine Systems, Computer System Design, Students, Educational Background
Gambro, John S. – 1995
The primary objective of this study was to examine the environmental worldview of preservice teaches at a midwestern liberal arts college. As an indicator of environmental worldview, the New Environmental Paradigm (NEP) scale was used. Three research questions were examined: (1) What is the environmental worldview of preservice teachers?; (2) Are…
Descriptors: College Students, Comparative Analysis, Environment, Global Approach
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Wang, Hui-Yi; Long, I-Man; Liu, Mei-Fang – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2012
Individuals with Down syndrome (DS) have been characterized by greater postural sway in quiet stance and insufficient motor ability. However, there is a lack of studies to explore the properties of dynamic postural sway, especially under conditions of task-oriented movement. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Psychomotor Skills, Motor Development, Muscular Strength
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Morris, J. W. – 1976
Geography curriculum and examinations in European secondary schools are discussed. Intended as a research tool for use by educational planners and curriculum developers, the report compares geography teaching in 18 European countries by analyzing data from 1971 and 1974 questionnaires completed by educational officials of the Council of Europe.…
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Cognitive Objectives, Comparative Education, Course Content
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Chan, David W.; Ho, Connie Suk-han; Chung, Kevin K. H.; Tsang, Suk-man; Lee, Suk-han – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2010
Data of item responses to the Hong Kong Specific Learning Difficulties Behaviour Checklist from 673 Chinese primary grade students were analyzed using the dichotomous Rasch measurement model. Rasch scaling suggested that the data fit the model adequately with a latent dimension of global dyslexic dysfunctioning. Estimates of item attributes and…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Learning Problems, Elementary School Students, Scaling
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Yu, Christina Wai Mui; Man, Thomas Wing Yan – Education & Training, 2007
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to introduce a case of an increasingly popular enterprise education programme in Hong Kong called the Teen Entrepreneurs Competition (TEC) and to examine its sustainability in different dimensions. Design/methodology/approach: Post-activity evaluation feedback was obtained from the participants and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Relationship, Feedback, Entrepreneurship
Carroll, Erin Ashley – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Creativity is understood intuitively, but it is not easily defined and therefore difficult to measure. This makes it challenging to evaluate the ability of a digital tool to support the creative process. When evaluating creativity support tools (CSTs), it is critical to look beyond traditional time, error, and other productivity measurements that…
Descriptors: Creativity, Creativity Tests, Psychometrics, Medicine
Shostrom, Everett L. – 1970
The author, believing that all therapies can have the goal of progessive awareness and growth toward self-actualization, discusses a multi-dimensional system of therapy based on the belief that each person is a unique human being seeking fulfillment. Actualization therapy is considered on two dimensions: (1) the philosophical dimension which…
Descriptors: Group Therapy, Individual Development, Individualism, Psychotherapy
Irwin, William Louis – 1972
The author contends that man as a receiver of information is largely manipulated by the information sources. He proposes a system of substantive rhetoric, whereby we could perceive how past assumptive reasoning processes have allowed us to be manipulated and how these processes have originated outside rather than within ourselves. The author…
Descriptors: Behavioral Science Research, Cognitive Processes, Communication (Thought Transfer), Information Theory
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Shek, Daniel T. L.; Ma, Cecilia Man-Sze – Social Indicators Research, 2009
The Chinese Perceived Causes of Poverty Scale (CPCPS) was constructed to assess Chinese people's beliefs about poverty. Four categories of explanations of poverty are covered in this scale: personal problems of poor people, lack of opportunities to escape from poverty, exploitation of poor people, and bad fate. Based on the responses of 1,519…
Descriptors: Poverty, Beliefs, Factor Structure, Rating Scales
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Aloni, Nimrod – Educational Theory, 1989
Nietzche is presented as a counternihilistic philosopher-educator who explored cultural conditions and ways of life that could lift man to higher modes of existence. Three pedagogical dimensions of Nietzsche's work are explored: recovery of health and worth as education's aim, endorsement of holistic education, harmonious combination of themes and…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Educational Principles, Holistic Approach
Melcer, Edward F. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Embodiment is a concept that has gained widespread usage within the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) community in recent years. In a general sense, embodiment is the notion that cognition arises not just from the mind, but also through our bodies' physical and social interactions with the world around us. HCI has employed this body-centric…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Human Body, Design, Man Machine Systems
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