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Flint, Jenny; Morris, Madison; Nguyen, An Thi; Keglovits, Marian; Somerville, Emily Kling; Hu, Yi-Ling; Stark, Susan L. – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: Fall prevention education can increase knowledge of fall risks and promote behavior changes to help reduce the incidence of falls among older adults. Fall Prevention Bingo (FPB) was created as an engaging tool to deliver fall prevention education to older adults. Purpose: To evaluate the effects of FPB on older adults' knowledge of…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Knowledge Level, Risk Management, Readiness
Roberts, T. Grady; Rodriguez, Mary T.; Gouldthorpe, Jessica L.; Stedman, Nicole L. P.; Harder, Amy; Hartmann, Marta – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2016
The National Research Council (2009) emphasized the importance of enhancing the undergraduate experience to better prepare graduates to work in a global economy. The NRC went further to suggest college faculty might need professional development to make appropriate changes. In 2010, as a part of a USDA Higher Education Challenge Grant, eight…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Interdisciplinary Approach, Teacher Attitudes, Attitude Change
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Grandisoli, Edson; Jacobi, Pedro Roberto – World Journal of Education, 2020
The sustainability pedagogy has been considered a central framework for projects in Education for Sustainability due to its importance of equipping people with knowledge, values, skills, attitudes, and behaviors compatible with sustainability. Despite its theoretical-practical importance, there is still a gap in works that demonstrate its actual…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Sanitation
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Aliman, Muhammad; Budijanto; Sumarmi; Astina, I. Komang – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
This study aimed to determine the effect of the earthcomm learning model in increasing environmental awareness in high school students. Increased environmental awareness is a representation of students' knowledge, attitudes, behaviors and skills in solving environmental problems. In addition, this study was conducted to know the differences in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Consciousness Raising, Knowledge Level
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Ramseyer Winter, Virginia – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2013
Peer education programs are a popular approach to preventing HIV infection among adolescents. While the programs show promise for effectively preventing HIV among the peers who are provided education, little evaluation research has been conducted to determine if the peer educators themselves experience knowledge, attitude, and behavior changes. A…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Health Education, Educational Innovation
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McClelland, Jacquelyn W.; Jayaratne, K.S.U.; Bird, Carolyn L. – Journal of Extension, 2013
A prospective, controlled, randomized, crossover design was used to examine a nutrition education curriculum's effects on knowledge and behavior of 463 limited-resource older adults in 13 counties. Counties were randomized to begin with the treatment or control curriculum and then the remaining curriculum. Participants completed a pre-test…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nutrition Instruction, Program Effectiveness, Knowledge Level
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Jon Schneller, Andrew; Schofield, Casey A.; Frank, Jenna; Hollister, Eliza; Mamuszka, Lauren – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2015
This article reports on a mixed methods evaluation of an indoor garden-based learning curriculum for 5th and 6th graders which incorporated aquaponics and hydroponics technologies. This study provides a better understanding of the extent to which indoor gardening technologies can be used within the formal curriculum as an effective teaching tool.…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Grade 6, Gardening, Mixed Methods Research
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Wainer, Allison L.; Ingersoll, Brooke R. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2013
There is a need for the adaptation of training in evidence-based interventions to non-traditional methods, particularly for individuals working with children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). An internet-based self-directed distance learning program was created to teach reciprocal imitation training, a naturalistic behavioral intervention…
Descriptors: Intervention, Child Behavior, Autism, Distance Education
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Khalil, Kathayoon; Ardoin, Nicole – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2011
Evaluation of educational programs in zoos and aquariums is a growing area of interest for researchers and professionals. In this review, the authors examine the literature that focuses on these settings. They then discuss evaluations that have been conducted in institutions accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums in relation to…
Descriptors: Recreational Facilities, Program Evaluation, Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education
Warner, Laura A.; Stubbs, Eric; Murphrey, Theresa Pesl; Huynh, Phuong – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to identify the specific competencies needed to apply social marketing, a promising approach to behavior change, to Extension programming. A modified Delphi study was used to achieve group consensus among a panel of experts on the skills, characteristics, and knowledge needed to successfully apply this behavior change…
Descriptors: Competence, Marketing, Behavior Change, Extension Education
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Huye, Holly F.; Bankston, Sarah; Speed, Donna; Molaison, Elaine F. – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2014
Purpose/Objectives: The purpose of this research was to determine the level of implementation and perceived value in creating knowledge and behavior change from the Color Me Healthy (CMH) training program in child care centers, family day carehomes, or Head Start facilities throughout Mississippi. Methods: A two-phase survey was used to initially…
Descriptors: Nutrition Instruction, Behavior Change, Food, Eating Habits
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Patton, Michael Quinn – New Directions for Evaluation, 2008
Extension and evaluation share some similar challenges, including working with diverse stakeholders, parallel processes for focusing priorities, meeting common standards of excellence, and adapting to globalization, new technologies, and changing times. Evaluations of extension programs have helped clarify how change occurs, especially the…
Descriptors: Program Development, Global Approach, Evaluation Criteria, Extension Education
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Mason, Makena; Aihara-Sasaki, Maria; Grace, J. Kenneth – Journal of Extension, 2013
The efficacy of Educate to Eradicate, a K-12 service-learning science curricula developed as part of a statewide, community-based Extension effort for termite prevention, was evaluated. The curricula use termite biology and control as the basis for science education and have been implemented in over 350 Hawaii public school classrooms with more…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Public Schools, Prevention, Community Education
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Sellers, Debra M.; Markham, Melinda Stafford – Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 2012
The Fashion an Easier Lifestyle with Assistive Technology (FELAT) curriculum was developed as a needs-based, community educational program provided through a state Cooperative Extension Service. The overall goal for participants was to raise awareness of assistive technology. Program evaluation included a postassessment and subsequent interview to…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Program Evaluation, Behavior Change, Educational Technology
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Fujiwara, Takeo; Yamada, Fujiko; Okuyama, Makiko; Kamimaki, Isamu; Shikoro, Nobuaki; Barr, Ronald G. – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2012
Objectives: Infant crying is particularly frustrating to caregivers in the first few months of life and the most common trigger for shaking and abuse. The effectiveness of the "Period of PURPLE Crying" prevention materials (DVD and booklet) designed to increase knowledge and change behaviors related to crying and the dangers of shaking…
Descriptors: Intervention, Foreign Countries, Educational Resources, Caregivers
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