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Palmer, Kara K.; Stodden, David F.; Ulrich, Dale A.; Robinson, Leah E. – Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 2021
The purpose of this study was to: (1) determine if process- and product-oriented measures similarly evaluate changes in motor skills across an intervention; and (2) examine the relationship between preschoolers' motor skills when assessed using process-oriented and product-oriented measures before (pretest) and after (posttest) the intervention.…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Change, Intervention, Preschool Children
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Kuchirko, Yana; Bennet, Anna; Halim, May Ling; Costanzo, Philip; Ruble, Diane – Developmental Psychology, 2021
Most U.S. children grow up with siblings. Theory and prior work suggest that older siblings are important sources of gender-related information and socialization. However, few studies have investigated the patterns of these associations longitudinally across early childhood. The present study examines the influence of sibling presence and gender…
Descriptors: Siblings, Family Influence, Ethnic Diversity, Young Children
Wu, Teng – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The Stochastic Employment Problem(SEP) is a variation of the Stochastic Assignment Problem which analyzes the scenario that one assigns balls into boxes. Balls arrive sequentially with each one having a binary vector X = (X[subscript 1], X[subscript 2],...,X[subscript n]) attached, with the interpretation being that if X[subscript i] = 1 the ball…
Descriptors: Employment, Probability, Systems Approach, Mathematical Applications
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Kliziene, Irina; Cibulskas, Gintautas; Ambrase, Nida; Cizauskas, Ginas – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
Background: The World Health Organization recommends that children should participate in sufficient PA by engaging in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for at least 60 min daily per week. Schools are important settings for the promotion of children's physical activity. Through commuting, break times, and physical education lessons they…
Descriptors: Exercise, Physical Fitness, Physical Activity Level, Grade 1
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Robinson, Sandra P. A., Ed.; Knight, Verna, Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
Critical thinking is an essential skill for learners and teachers alike. Therefore, it is essential that educators be given practical strategies for improving their critical thinking skills as well as methods to effectively provide critical thinking skills to their students. The "Handbook of Research on Critical Thinking and Teacher Education…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Wodika, Alicia; Rhodes, Darson – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2019
Purpose: The aim of this study was to better understand how program planning and evaluation courses prepare students for their future careers in various health settings. Participants (n=20) from three different institutions with Health Education programs in the U.S. participated in the study. Methods: A modified snow-ball sampling technique was…
Descriptors: Health Education, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Alumni
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Paulsen, Michael B., Ed.; Perna, Laura W., Ed. – Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research, 2018
Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, College Outcomes Assessment, STEM Education
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Petranek, Laura Jones; Barton, Gina V. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2011
A developmental description of overarm-throwing characteristics of U-14 female ASA softball players is presented here. Comparisons were made between these athletes and teens of similar age in the United States (Runion, Roberton, & Langendorfer, 2003) and in Germany (Ehl, Roberton, & Langendorfer, 2005). A majority of the softball players…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Females, Motion, Foreign Countries
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An, Heejung, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Study abroad programs offer a unique opportunity for students to immerse themselves within different cultural backgrounds as they continue to further their education. By experiencing this first-hand, in-service and pre-service educators are better prepared to address diversity issues within their classrooms. The "Handbook of Research on…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Program Implementation, Program Effectiveness, Preschool Teachers
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Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2016
By bringing together the national German sports game community and an international scientific community in a joint conference, the 6th International Teaching Games for Understanding Conference (TGfU) Meets the 10th German Sports Games Symposium of the German Association of Sport Science (DVS), held July 25-27, 2016, at the German Sport University…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Team Sports, Racquet Sports, Athletics
Dixit, R. K. – Online Submission, 2010
This is a special issue published in version 1.0 of "Global Journal of Computer Science and Technology." Articles in this issue include: (1) [Theta] Scheme (Orthogonal Milstein Scheme), a Better Numerical Approximation for Multi-dimensional SDEs (Klaus Schmitz Abe); (2) Input Data Processing Techniques in Intrusion Detection…
Descriptors: Diabetes, Computers, Computer Science, Telecommunications
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Ball, M.; Manuel, R.; Muller, N. – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2004
We describe the case of a child with severely unintelligible speech, referred to our clinic after unsuccessful therapy elsewhere. Thomas's speech was characterized by deapicalization and velodorsal articulations, together with hypernasality. Unusually, Thomas was also able to produce a small number of items normally. His speech was investigated by…
Descriptors: Drills (Practice), Therapy, Language Acquisition, Phonology
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Spiegel, Chad; Halberda, Justin – Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2011
Learning a new word consists of two primary tasks that have often been conflated into a single process: "referent selection", in which a child must determine the correct referent of a novel label, and "referent retention", which is the ability to store this newly formed label-object mapping in memory for later use. In addition, children must be…
Descriptors: Nouns, Novelty (Stimulus Dimension), Novels, Language Acquisition
Bray, Melissa A., Ed.; Kehle, Thomas J., Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2011
With its roots in clinical and educational psychology, school psychology is an ever-changing field that encompasses a diversity of topics. "The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology" synthesizes the most vital and relevant literature in all of these areas, producing a state-of-the-art, authoritative resource for practitioners,…
Descriptors: School Psychology, Problem Solving, Delivery Systems, Cognitive Ability
Doll, Beth, Ed.; Pfohl, William, Ed.; Yoon, Jina S., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2010
The "Handbook of Youth Prevention Science" describes current research and practice in mental health preventive interventions for youth. Traditional prevention research focused on preventing specific disorders, e.g. substance abuse, conduct disorders, or criminality. This produced "silos" of isolated knowledge about the…
Descriptors: Prevention, Health Promotion, Mental Health, Intervention
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