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Kotey, Bernice; Saini, Bandana; While, Lesley – International Journal of Training Research, 2011
The study investigated employee learning strategies in community pharmacies in Australia and the factors that explain differences among pharmacies in the strategies employed. A qualitative methodology was applied, involving semi-structured interviews with owners, managers, or senior employees of 12 pharmacies. The findings revealed learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workplace Learning, Staff Meetings, Employee Attitudes
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Levine, Arthur – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2006
For more than a century, America's colleges and universities have had a franchise on educating the nation's teachers. That franchise has been important to them, not only financially but also as one of the oldest and most visible demonstrations of higher education's commitment to serve the public good. Indeed, when governors are asked what they…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Public Colleges, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Education Programs
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Parker, Francis W. – Schools: Studies in Education, 2013
True education is the presentation of the conditions necessary for the evolution of personality into freedom. Democracy is the only form of government under which the methods of freedom can be fostered. The great central principle of democracy is mutual responsibility. Democracy in its essence gives to each individual the liberty of becoming free;…
Descriptors: Freedom, Teaching Methods, Democracy, Social Influences
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Giroux, Henry A. – Policy Futures in Education, 2010
At present Americans are fascinated by a particular kind of monstrosity, by vampires and zombies condemned to live an eternity by feeding off the souls of the living. The preoccupation with such parasitic relations speaks uncannily to the threat most Americans perceive from the shameless blood lust of contemporary captains of industry, which Matt…
Descriptors: Mass Media, Popular Culture, Television, Human Body
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Drayer, Joris; Rascher, Dan – Simulation & Gaming, 2010
Simulations have long been used in business schools to give students experience making real-world decisions in a relatively low risk environment. The OAKLAND A'S BASEBALL BUSINESS SIMULATOR takes a traditional business simulation and applies it to the sport industry, in which sales of tangible products are replaced by sales of experiences provided…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Revenue Sharing, Simulation, Athletics
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Caruso, Marcelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
After independence, the new Latin American polities adopted republican systems of government. This crucial decision stressed the importance of vast projects of popular education for the shaping of the virtuous citizenry to come, a clearly different agent from the old colonial society. As a means of creating new citizens and, at the same time,…
Descriptors: Popular Education, Citizenship, Childrens Rights, Latin Americans
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Tummons, Jonathan – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2010
This paper forms part of an exploration of assessment on one part-time higher education (HE) course: an in-service, professional qualification for teachers and trainers in the learning and skills sector which is delivered on a franchise basis across a network of further education colleges in the north of England. This paper proposes that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Portfolios (Background Materials), Portfolio Assessment, Validity
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Platt, Richard G.; Carper, William B.; McCool, Michael – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2010
In early 2004, the Hilton Hotels Corporation (HHC) required that all of its hotels (both owned and franchised) install high-speed Internet access (HSIA) in all of their rooms by June 2004. This case focuses on how one of its franchise properties located on the northern gulf coast of Florida (the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort &…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Internet, Case Studies, Access to Information
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Sy, Thomas; Tram, Susanna; O'Hara, Linda A. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2006
This study examined the relationships among employees' emotional intelligence, their manager's emotional intelligence, employees' job satisfaction, and performance for 187 food service employees from nine different locations of the same restaurant franchise. We predicted and found that employees' emotional intelligence was positively associated…
Descriptors: Personality, Employees, Job Performance, Job Satisfaction
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Beckes, Isaac K. – Community and Junior College Journal, 1972
The development of cable educational television at Vincennes University (Indiana) is discussed in terms of the financing, securing of franchises, educational goals and plans for future expansion. (RN)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Community Education, Community Services, Educational Television
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Irwin, Carol C.; Irwin, Richard L.; Miller, Maureen E.; Somes, Grant W.; Richey, Phyllis A. – Journal of School Health, 2010
Background: Professional sport organizations in the United States have notable celebrity status, and several teams have used this "star power" to collaborate with local school districts toward the goal of affecting children's health. Program effectiveness is unknown due to the absence of comprehensive evaluations for these initiatives.…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Obesity, Intervention, Physical Activities
Lucido, Jerome A. – Center for American Progress, 2013
How colleges determine who is recruited, who merits admission, who receives student aid and of what variety, which classes are offered and when, and what kind of assistance is provided to students all comprise a complex system and an emerging field known as enrollment management. Outside of the world of higher education administration, however,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment, Student Financial Aid, Organizational Objectives
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Carlton, Dennis W.; Frankel, Alan S.; Landes, Elisabeth M. – Journal of Political Economy, 2004
This paper provides one of the few successful demonstrations of the efficiency of certain types of restrictions in the context of a joint venture. The joint venture we examine is the National Hockey League (NHL) in the 1980s, which was then composed of 21 separately owned teams. (It now has 30 teams.) The restriction we analyze is the NHL rule on…
Descriptors: Relocation, College Athletics
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Hemmer, Joseph J., Jr. – American Indian Quarterly, 2008
American Indian symbols are used extensively as logos, mascots, nicknames, and trademarks. These images identify postsecondary as well as secondary academic institutions, professional sports franchises, commercial products, and geographic locations. Over the past few decades, efforts have been directed at eliminating or at least reducing the use…
Descriptors: American Indians, Constitutional Law, American Indian Education, Freedom of Speech
Whelan, Debra Lau – School Library Journal, 2008
When Jim Chadwell, the former principal of Northwest High School in Texas, renovated his media center four years ago, he had two things in mind: Starbucks and Barnes & Noble. According to Media Specialist Naomi Bates, Chadwell wanted a place where students could read, do research, and work on classroom assignments, but also socialize. That is…
Descriptors: Learning Resources Centers, Media Specialists, Lighting, School Libraries
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