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Gittelsohn, Joel; Song, Hee-Jung; Suratkar, Sonali; Kumar, Mohan B.; Henry, Elizabeth G.; Sharma, Sangita; Mattingly, Megan; Anliker, Jean A. – Health Education & Behavior, 2010
Obesity and other diet-related chronic diseases are more prevalent in low-income urban areas, which commonly have limited access to healthy foods. The authors implemented an intervention trial in nine food stores, including two supermarkets and seven corner stores, in a low-income, predominantly African American area of Baltimore City, with a…
Descriptors: Food Service, Retailing, Obesity, Intervention
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Fagerstrom, Asle – Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, 2010
This article introduces the concept of motivating operation (MO) to the field of online consumer research. A conjoint analysis was conducted to assess the motivating impact of antecedent stimuli on online purchasing. Stimuli tested were in-stock status, price, other customers' reviews, order confirmation procedures, and donation to charity. The…
Descriptors: Stimuli, Consumer Economics, Internet, Online Systems
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Shackelford, Ray – Technology Teacher, 1998
In this technology education activity, students learn the importance of advertising, conduct a day-long survey of advertising strategies, and design and produce a tabletop point-of-purchase advertisement. (JOW)
Descriptors: Advertising, Illustrations, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities
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Prescott, Brian T. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
Recent headlines have brought attention to the effects that unfavorable demographic and fiscal conditions are having on postsecondary education institutions. Among those most acutely feeling the pressures are likely to be institutions located in rural communities that are seeing more rapid population declines and lagging median income. This…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Public Colleges, Enrollment, Educational Finance
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Osborne, Amanda T. – Knowledge Quest, 2019
The author began thinking about 3-D printing in 2014 when she learned that the Mississippi Library Commission would loan school libraries a printer for programming. At the time, she was a brand new school librarian who had recently transitioned from being an English teacher, so she was learning about the maker movement in libraries and all the…
Descriptors: Printing, Visual Aids, School Libraries, High Schools
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Emery, Kim – Thought & Action, 2009
Traditionally, academic freedom has been understood as an individual right and a negative liberty. As William Tierney and Vincente Lechuga explain, "Academic freedom, although an institutional concept, was vested in the individual professor." The touchstone document on academic freedom, the American Association of University Professor's (AAUP)…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, College Faculty, Institutional Autonomy, Government School Relationship
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Koomson, William K. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2019
The purpose for this study was to add to the body of research and to further examine how mobile learning can help remedy the limitations e-learning poses for students who live in Ghana with lack of access to electrical power and internet connectivity issues. Qualitative approach was employed with a total sample size of 807 students, composed of 58…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Mediated Communication
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Sanitnarathorn, Pannawit – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
Digital music streaming are climbing but overall music revenue is declining with digital music piracy being blamed as the culprit. In a 10 year period from 2003 to 2013, global music sales dropped from $US23.3 to $US15 billion dollars with Thailand's music industry following the trend dropping from $US 304 million in 2010 to $US 279 million in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Industry, Structural Equation Models
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Magee, Joanne – Journal of Nutrition Education, 1979
Discusses the use of informative visuals as teaching aids at point-of-purchase in high school snack bars. (Author/MA)
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Food, Health Education, Home Economics
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Hunt, Mary K.; And Others – American Journal of Public Health, 1990
Evaluates a point-of-purchase nutrition education program in Pawtucket (Rhode Island). Uses consumer interviews to evaluate the effect of awareness of shelf labels on purchase behavior. Reports increases in shoppers' ability to identify correct shelf labels and in the number of shoppers who were encouraged to buy the identified foods. (FMW)
Descriptors: Community Programs, Consumer Education, Food Stores, Health Programs
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Hilgenkamp, Heather; Shanteau, James – Psicologica: International Journal of Methodology and Experimental Psychology, 2010
This research project used Functional Measurement to examine how the brand name of consumer products impacts intended purchasing decisions. Thirty undergraduate students tested actual products from three different product categories (crayons, tissues, and tortilla chips). Each product category consisted of three different brands; one with high…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Relationship, Organizations (Groups), Undergraduate Students
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Andrepont, Emmy; Cullen, Karen W.; Taylor, Wendell C. – Journal of School Health, 2011
Background: Computerized point-of-sale (POS) machine software that allows parents to place restrictions on their child's school meal accounts is available. Parents could restrict specific foods (e.g., chips), identify specific days the child can purchase extra foods, or set monetary limits. This descriptive study examines the use of parental…
Descriptors: Food Service, Food, Parents, School Districts
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Porto, Rafael Barreiros; Oliveira-Castro, Jorge M. – Psychological Record, 2013
Not much is known about the interaction effects between current and past contingencies. At the brand level, consumers may or may not buy exactly what they bought or intended to buy on their last shopping trip, and this could be due to differences in the behavioral contingencies. The main purpose of this article was to examine possible relations…
Descriptors: Consumer Economics, Purchasing, Intention, Reinforcement
Mahon, Karen – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2014
Students' access to smartphones continues to grow. Use of tablets and e-readers continues to grow in the classroom. Whenever a large purchase of mobile devices is made for education, the very next question asked is, "Now what?" It is the planning for and using of the devices as part of an overall approach to the curriculum, locally, that…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Expenditures, State Departments of Education
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Ball, James W.; Bice, Matthew R.; Adkins, Megan M. – Health Educator, 2015
Motivating people to engage in regular physical activity (PA) is a constant struggle for many health education professionals. The purchase of activity-tracking devices (Fitbit, Nike Fuel Band, etc…) has been a popular trend in recent years, presumably to assist users to increase their PA. However, limited research has examined consumer feedback…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Behavior Change, Intervention, Health Education
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