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Buell, Martha J.; Hooper, Alison; Hallam, Rena A.; Han, Myae – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2018
Background: Family Child Care (FCC) is an important sector of the early care and education system, and is included in most state-wide Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS). The sparse data on the literacy opportunities available in FCC are concerning from a QRIS perspective. Currently, there are no data on the relationship between global,…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Child Care, Family Environment, Correlation
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Al-Motlaq, Mohammad A.; Abuidhail, Jamila; Salameh, Taghreed; Awwad, Wesam – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
Objective: To develop an instrument to study family-centred care (FCC) in traditional open bay Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs). Methods: The development process involved constructing instrument's items, establishing content validity by an expert panel and testing the instrument for validity and reliability with a convenience sample of 25…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neonates, Medical Services, Program Implementation
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Lo, Yafen; Yen, Shu-Chen; Duh, Shinchieh – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
High-impact educational practices can promote student involvement and learning outcomes, but are rarely tested in the community college setting--where involvement is a typical challenge to student success. For Family Child Care (FCC) providers, who tend to be older and overworked, higher-education training can be especially difficult. The present…
Descriptors: Child Care, Family (Sociological Unit), Communities of Practice, Professional Development
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Durden, Tonia; Mincemoyer, Claudia; Crandall, Leslie; Alviz, Kit; Garcia, Aileen – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
High-quality family childcare (FCC) can positively influence all areas of a child's growth and development. Thus, it is important to invest in efforts to increase quality, including providing professional development to enhance the skills of those caring for children in their homes. This study explores the characteristics of FCC providers who…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Child Care Occupations, Child Caregivers, Online Courses
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Ansari, Arya; Winsler, Adam – Early Child Development and Care, 2012
Latino children often struggle in school. Early childhood education programmes are seen as critical for fostering children's school readiness. Latino families often choose family childcare (FCC) over centre-based childcare (CBC), yet little is known about the school readiness of Latino children attending FCC. We compared school readiness over the…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Low Income, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Children
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Newsome, Rachel N.; Trelle, Alexandra N.; Fidalgo, Celia; Hong, Bryan; Smith, Victoria M.; Jacob, Alexander; Ryan, Jennifer D.; Rosenbaum, R. Shayna; Cowell, Rosemary A.; Barense, Morgan D. – Learning & Memory, 2018
The thalamic nuclei are thought to play a critical role in recognition memory. Specifically, the anterior thalamic nuclei and medial dorsal nuclei may serve as critical output structures in distinct hippocampal and perirhinal cortex systems, respectively. Existing evidence indicates that damage to the anterior thalamic nuclei leads to impairments…
Descriptors: Memory, Recognition (Psychology), Brain Hemisphere Functions, Neurological Impairments
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Moreau, Katherine Ann; Clarkin, Chantalle Louise – Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation, 2012
Background: Although pediatric healthcare organizations have widely implemented the philosophy of family-centered care (FCC), evaluators and health professionals have not explored how to preserve the philosophy of FCC in evaluation processes. Purpose: To illustrate how fourth generation evaluation, in theory, could facilitate collaboration between…
Descriptors: Pediatrics, Health Services, Family Involvement, Medical Care Evaluation
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Schreiber, Joseph; Benger, Jennifer; Salls, Joyce; Marchetti, Gregory; Reed, Lindsey – Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 2011
Health care providers have adopted a family-centered care (FCC) approach. Parent satisfaction is an indicator of the effectiveness of FCC. The purpose of this project was to describe parent perceptions of the extent to which FCC behaviors occurred in an outpatient pediatric rehabilitation facility. The Measure of Processes of Care (MPOC)-20, a…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Parent Attitudes, Mixed Methods Research, Rehabilitation Counseling
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Tekbiyik, Ahmet; Ercan, Orhan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2015
Current study examined the effects of virtual and physical laboratory practices on students' conceptual achievement in the subject of electricity and their attitudes towards simple electric circuits. Two groups (virtual and physical) selected through simple random sampling was taught with web-aided material called "Electricity in Our…
Descriptors: Science Laboratories, Energy, Student Attitudes, Laboratory Equipment
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Lotze, Geri M.; Bellin, Melissa H.; Oswald, Donald P. – Journal of Family Social Work, 2010
Family-centered care (FCC) is widely acknowledged as supporting positive outcomes in children with special health care needs (CSHCN) and their parents. The intent of this mixed-method research was to enhance understanding of family-centered behaviors in professionals who had received specialty training in the principles of FCC and to explore…
Descriptors: Health Needs, Special Health Problems, Parent Participation, Educational Principles
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Ekberg, Katie; Scarinci, Nerina; Hickson, Louise; Meyer, Carly – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2018
Background: Family-centred care (FCC) is recognized as best practice in the delivery of early intervention services for children with hearing loss (HL) and their families. However, there has been little research involving direct observation of family-centred communication practices in paediatric hearing habilitation appointments, which means…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Early Intervention, Hearing Impairments, Family Relationship
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Yamagata-Lynch, Lisa C.; Despande, Deepa R.; Do, Jaewoo; Garty, Erin; Mastrogiovanni, Jason M.; Teagu, Stephanie J. – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2017
In this article, we studied net neutrality as a complex sociocultural phenomenon that can affect the works of distance education scholars and online learners. We decided to take part in this research because many distance education scholars and learners take net neutrality for granted. We engaged in a qualitative investigation of US public…
Descriptors: Internet, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Qualitative Research
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Holkup, Patricia A.; Salois, Emily Matt; Tripp-Reimer, Toni; Weinert, Clarann – Gerontologist, 2007
Purpose: The Family Care Conference (FCC) is an elder-focused, family-centered, community-based intervention for the prevention and mitigation of elder abuse. It is based on a family conference intervention developed by the Maori people of New Zealand, who determined that Western European ways of working with child welfare issues were undermining…
Descriptors: Intervention, Participatory Research, Elder Abuse, Community Resources
Bromer, Juliet; Bibbs, Tonya – Zero to Three (J), 2011
Family child care (FCC) providers often experience isolation from other early childhood and child care professionals. Yet, research suggests that providers who network with other providers, engage with community resources, and belong to support groups tend to offer higher quality child care. For example, the Family Child Care Network Impact Study…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Community Resources, Child Care, Caregivers
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Bellin, Melissa H.; Osteen, Philip; Heffernan, Caitlin; Levy, Judy M.; Snyder-Vogel, Mary E. – Health & Social Work, 2011
A family-centered approach to health care for children with special health care needs (CSHCN) is widely acknowledged as the ideal model of service delivery, but less is known about the actual practice of family-centered care (FCC), especially from the viewpoints of parents and health care professionals. This cross-sectional research compared…
Descriptors: Parents, Parent Attitudes, Health Personnel, Attitudes
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