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Smith-Daniels, Dwight E.; Smith-Daniels, Vicki L. – Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2008
The ability to plan and execute projects is a fundamental skill required among managers and business school graduates. In the opening phase of a project, the project team makes decisions about the relative priority of project time, cost, and performance objectives, oftentimes without complete information about customer and stakeholder…
Descriptors: Program Development, Problem Based Learning, Simulation, Business Administration Education
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Fisher, Kevin M. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
Physical educators and coaches serve essential educational functions, including promoting higher levels of physical activity, increasing understanding of culturally-appropriate sports skills and games, and providing a foundation for lifelong fitness through increased knowledge of health and exercise. Although movement principles are often…
Descriptors: Educational Principles, Physical Education, Athletics, Psychomotor Skills
Kurak, Kemal; Büyükçelebi, Hakan – Online Submission, 2021
The aim of this study is to investigate the sports-specific psychological ability levels of high school students. The study is a descriptive study, and the data were collected by survey method. A total of 402 students (226 male, 176 female) participated in the study. Mann Whitney U test was used for paired comparisons and Kruscal Wallis H tests…
Descriptors: High School Students, Adolescents, Psychological Characteristics, Ability
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Calamidas, Elizabeth G.; Crowell, Tara L. – American Journal of Health Education, 2018
Background: The perception of college students' health is overall positive, yet research indicates that they engage in negative behaviors that can lead to long-term health consequences. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the feasibility of a course activity as an opportunity for students to assess their own health behaviors, which…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, College Students, Health Behavior, Feasibility Studies
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Dantas, Glauko; Barros, Alef; Silva, Bianca; Belém, Louise; Ferreira, Vitoria; Fonseca, Ana; Castro, Pedro; Santos, Thiago; Lemos, Telma; Hérickson, Wouber – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
The use of strategies to assure better post-effort recovery is frequent in sports settings. There are several interventions available for exercise induced muscle damage recovery, but cold-water immersion (CWI) stands out among them. The effects of CWI are unclear in the literature and, although the number of street runners has been growing, there…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Pain, Human Body, Pretests Posttests
Youngs, Bettie B. – 1990
This guide/workbook was written to help adolescents understand why goals are important, identify their goals, and work toward achieving those goals. Following a brief introduction, the guide is divided into five chapters. Chapter 1 asks readers the question: Who Is in Charge of Your Lives?" Setting goals is presented as the key to shaping the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Goal Orientation, Objectives, Success
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Ruipérez-Valiente, Jose A.; Muñoz-Merino, Pedro J.; Kloos, Carlos Delgado; Niemann, Katja; Scheffel, Maren; Wolpers, Martin – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2016
Self-regulated learning (SRL) environments provide students with activities to improve their learning (e.g., by solving exercises), but they might also provide optional activities (e.g., changing an avatar image or setting goals) where students can decide whether they would like to use or do them and how. Few works have dealt with the use of…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Learning Processes, Case Studies, Learning Activities
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Sehgal, Nitasha; Sylves, M. Eileen; Sahoo, Ansuman; Chow, Jacky; Walker, Sarah E.; Cullen, Paul J.; Berry, James O. – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2018
Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR) are a revolutionary tool based on a bacterial acquired immune response system. CRISPR has gained widespread use for gene editing in a variety of organisms and is an increasingly valuable tool for basic genetic research, with far-reaching implications for medicine, agriculture, and…
Descriptors: Genetics, Science Instruction, Science Laboratories, Scientific Research
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Maloney, David M.; Ryan, Anne; Ryan, Deirdre – Contemporary School Psychology, 2021
A pilot programme 'Successful Transitions' was conducted by the 'Shannon Consortium' and funded by the Higher Education Authority Strategic Innovation Fund from 2014 to 2016. Second level students who were currently engaged in challenging academic work involving key threshold concepts were selected for instruction designed to improve…
Descriptors: Self Management, Self Esteem, Skill Development, Secondary School Students
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Ste-Marie, Diane M.; Lelievre, Natasha; St. Germain, Laura – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: To provide a review of current articles that have used observation interventions to enhance motor skill acquisition or performance of applied tasks, and to situate the research within the Applied Model for the Use of Observation (AMUO) with the goal of forming a basis for evidence-based guidelines for practitioners. Method: Key words…
Descriptors: Journal Articles, Observation, Intervention, Psychomotor Skills
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Read, Hannah – Theory and Research in Education, 2021
A primary aim of any comprehensive democratic education is to prepare citizens for full and active participation in the public sphere. Crucial to meeting this aim is the development of key cognitive-emotional skills, such as perspective-taking. At the same time, many of the social institutions in which cognitive-emotional skill training might be…
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Citizenship Education, Cognitive Development, Emotional Development
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Pearce, Nicole; Davis, Jill – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 2021
A key factor in a child's healthy development is resilience, which allows a child to have an adaptive response to hardships even when exposed to a toxic environment or adversity. Resilience is the interplay between a child's positive environment and adaptive and coping skills outweighing risk factors and adverse experiences to create a positive…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Executive Function, Child Development, Teaching Methods
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McNamara, Gerry; O'Hara, Joe – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2006
Evaluating schools has become a contentious issue in many countries. There seems to be a broad and growing consensus that some form of evaluation can on the one hand play a significant role in school improvement efforts, and on the other is also required to provide a reasonable level of public accountability appropriate in democratic societies.…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Accountability, Institutional Evaluation, Institutional Research
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Ciccomascolo, Lori; Riebe, Deborah – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), 2006
Despite the positive long-term physiological and psychological effects of exercise, many young adults between the ages of 12 and 21 years do not participate in regular physical activity. With the time constraints and other challenges in teaching and assessing students, physical educators need realistic strategies that will help in their efforts to…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Health Behavior, Behavior Modification
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Bruner, Mark W.; Balish, Shea M.; Forrest, Christopher; Brown, Sarah; Webber, Kristine; Gray, Emily; McGuckin, Matthew; Keats, Melanie R.; Rehman, Laurene; Shields, Christopher A. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2017
An emerging area of research has focused on understanding how the group dynamics of a sport team influence positive youth development (PYD). The identities that youth form through their membership in sport teams (i.e., social identities) have been found to influence teammate behavior and team performance. Yet, minimal work exists on social…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Youth, Group Dynamics, Regression (Statistics)
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