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Lemerise, Elizabeth A.; Arsenio, William F. – Child Development, 2000
Interprets literature on contributions of social cognitive and emotion processes to children's social competence in the context of an integrated model of emotion processes and cognition in social information processing. Provides neurophysiological and functional evidence for the centrality of emotion processes in personal-social decision making.…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Children, Cues, Decision Making
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Lombard, François; Schneider, Daniel K.; Merminod, Marie; Weiss, Laura – Science & Education, 2020
Bioscientific advances raise numerous new ethical dilemmas. Neuroscience research opens possibilities of tracing and even modifying human brain processes, such as decision-making, revenge, or pain control. Social media and science popularization challenge the boundaries between truth, fiction, and deliberate misinformation, calling for critical…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Neurosciences, Science and Society, Science Education
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Hunsaker, L. Phillip – Career Development International, 2007
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe two social simulations created to assess leadership potential and train leaders to make effective decisions in turbulent environments. One is set in the novel environment of a lunar moon colony and the other is a military combat command. The research generated from these simulations for assessing…
Descriptors: Simulated Environment, Social Environment, Leadership Training, Personality Traits
Fox, Annie – 2000
This book's author is the creator of an award-winning web site for teens and young adults. The Web site, Talk City's InSite, invites young people to share their questions and concerns about relationships. This book brings information from the web site onto the printed page. Based on hundreds of e-mails receive by the author, it discusses issues…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Conflict Resolution, Dating (Social), Decision Making
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d'Acremont, Mathieu; Van der Linden, Martial – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2006
In adolescence, externalized problems such as risk taking and antisocial behavior are more frequent in boys. This suggests that there are differences in the way boys and girls evaluate risk and make decisions during this period. To explore decision making and highlight possible gender differences, 124 adolescents at a junior secondary school…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Decision Making, Neurology, Adolescents
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Brand, Stephen – Adolescence, 1975
The writer used self-recording and charting of his own behavior as a way to observe and manage changes during his senior year at high school. (Author)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Behavior Change, Charts
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Ferrés, Joan; Masanet, Maria-Jose – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2017
The research supporting this paper addresses the problem of educational communication efficacy using a dual methodology strategy. Over 1,200 questionnaires were given out to professionals in four institutions dedicated to persuasive communication; two traditional--the church and schools--and two more recently created--journalism and advertising.…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Questionnaires, Churches, Schools
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Marquis, Elizabeth; Cheng, Breagh; Nair, Mythili; Santinele Martino, Alan; Roxå, Torgny – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Scholars of teaching and learning have increasingly acknowledged the significance of attending to the experiences and development of undergraduate and graduate student teaching assistants (TAs). The present study aims to contribute to this growing body of research by exploring the ways in which TAs at one Canadian university make decisions during…
Descriptors: Cues, Decision Making, Nonverbal Communication, Foreign Countries
Carson, Mary, Ed.; And Others – 1972
The family life sex education unit for eighth graders, "The Years of Uncertainty," consists of a series of daily lesson plans that span a 29-day period of one-hour class sessions. Topics covered are: problem solving, knowledge and attitudes, male and female reproductive systems, conception, pregnancy, birth, birth defects, venereal…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Contraception, Course Content, Course Objectives
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Marbang, Phattra; McKinzie, Ashleigh E.; Eller, Jackie; Leggett, Ida F. – Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education, 2020
This qualitative study utilizes seventeen F-1 international students' experiences in the U.S. Specifically, we examine the aspects of immigration regulations and policies regarding F-1 international students and the students' reactions to those policies--from becoming a legal alien, to maintaining lawful status, to job planning after graduation.…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Attitudes, Educational Experience, Immigration
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Sadler, Troy D.; Zeidler, Dana L. – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2005
The purpose of this study is to contribute to a theoretical knowledge base through research by examining factors salient to science education reform and practice in the context of socioscientific issues. The study explores how individuals negotiate and resolve genetic engineering dilemmas. A qualitative approach was used to examine patterns of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Genetics, Science Education, Social Problems
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Alencar, Márcio Aurélio dos Santos; Netto, José Francisco de Magalhães – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2020
Emotions are part of human life, and they are present on several occasions, like decision making and in social interactions. Computational identification of emotions in texts can be useful in many applications, especially in distance learning courses. This research introduces an animated pedagogic agent, integrated to a Moodle virtual learning…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Educational Environment, Emotional Response, Psychological Patterns
Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City. Applied Technology Education Services. – 1993
This guide includes materials for a 1-year course in technology, life, and careers (TLC) that has been established as the core requirement in applied technology education for Utah junior high/middle school students. Presented first are 18 orientation activities that are designed to give students knowledge of themselves and the ability to apply…
Descriptors: Aptitude, Behavioral Objectives, Career Choice, Career Guidance
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Dustman, Teresa – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2018
Although emotional intelligence is an increasingly popular research topic regarding academic success, only one study regarding the topic has been conducted among Christian higher education student bodies. The Bible does not mention the term emotional intelligence; however, there are many biblical accounts of negative behaviors as a result of…
Descriptors: Christianity, Emotional Intelligence, Teaching Methods, Academic Achievement
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Peou, Chivoin – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
Cambodia has in the past 15 years been catching up with the global and regional trends of rapid expansion of higher education, but its specific socio-historical context has engendered particular life course and societal implications. Engaging with the current policy attention to the cause of skills mismatch in Cambodia, this article aims to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, Majors (Students)
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