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Centko, John David – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to organize the identified risks into one of the five classifications in order to establish a taxonomy created by peers and to measure the variances in the level of risk at two-year colleges. A universal problem for colleges and universities is the difficulty of finding peer groups that have and are willing to share…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Two Year Colleges, College Administration, Taxonomy
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Rogers, Violet C.; Ethridge, Jack R. – American Journal of Business Education, 2016
In 2009, four of the top ten Fortune 500 companies were classified within the oil and gas industry. Organizations of this size typically have an advanced Enterprise Risk Management system in place to mitigate risk and to achieve their corporations' objectives. The companies and the article utilize the Enterprise Risk Management Integrated…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Fuels, Industry, Corporations
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Macdonald, Iain; MacLeod, Myrna – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2018
This study examines the student experience of a third sector graphic design project in an international context. Inspired by a humanist and socially conscious perspective that was originally set out by Ken Garland's 'First Things First' manifesto in 1964, the project developed into a collaborative learning experience for African and European…
Descriptors: Art Education, Design, Student Experience, Foreign Countries
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Hardin, Andrew M.; Looney, Clayton Arlen – Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 2012
Advancement of myopic loss aversion theory has been hamstrung by conflicting results, methodological inconsistencies, and a piecemeal approach toward understanding the key factors influencing decision problem framing. A series of controlled experiments provides a more holistic view of the variables promoting myopia. Extending the information…
Descriptors: Retirement, Visual Impairments, Decision Making, Science Experiments
Tacca Huamán, Daniel Rubén; Tacca Huamán, Ana Luisa – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2019
University teachers are involved in a work environment where they interact with people (bosses, colleagues, students, etc.) and situations that can cause stress. The main objective of this research was to know the relationship between psychosocial risk factors and the stress perceived by university teachers. The focus of the work was quantitative,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Stress Variables, Teaching Conditions, Risk
Monroe County School District, Key West, FL. – 1990
Intended for use in Florida training programs for caregivers of infants and toddlers with disabilities, this guide presents an overview of the Model of Interdisciplinary Training for Children with Handicaps (MITCH); offers a user's guide to the series; and provides specific information for presenting Module 10, which focuses on nutrition and…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Body Weight, Child Caregivers, Child Health
Freire, Paulo – Writing Instructor, 1991
Argues that it is impossible to teach democracy without living democracy. Shows the need to create the taste for democracy, and the appetite for learning, taking risks, and for appreciating differences. Asserts that teachers are not actually champions of civil rights, freedom and democracy but will be called on to fight for these ideals. (PRA)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Higher Education
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Peltier, MacKenzie R.; Waters, Aaron F.; Roys, Melanie R.; Stewart, Shelby A.; Waldo, Krystal M.; Copeland, Amy L. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: In the present study, we sought to determine the differences among college students using e-cigarettes, cigarettes, or both products (dual users) on smoking outcome expectancies and the role of smoking expectancies and e-cigarette use in cessation attempts. Participants: We surveyed 1,370 undergraduate college students from November…
Descriptors: Smoking, Expectation, Undergraduate Students, Student Characteristics
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Mutsvairo, Bruce; Bebawi, Saba – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2019
From diplomatic spats between Qatar and Saudi Arabia to ubiquitous deceptive "news" updates purportedly sent by the Eritrean government urging all men to marry two wives or risk imprisonment, the future of fact-based reporting appears uncertain as mass media recipients world over become accustomed to consuming "fake news."…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, News Reporting, Deception
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Brown, Tom H.; Mbati, Lydia S. – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2015
Mobile learning (mLearning) in the open and distance learning landscape, holds promise and provides exciting new opportunities. In order to understand and embrace these opportunities within various contexts and circumstances it is imperative to understand the essence of the phenomenon. In this regard, we first need to understand the core…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Open Education, Distance Education
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Feuer, Michael J. – Mid-Western Educational Researcher, 2011
In this keynote address, the author shares his reflections on politics, economics, and testing. He focuses on assessment and accountability and begins with some data from large scale written educational testing, "circa 1840". The author argues that people's penchant for accountability and their appetite for standardized testing are, in…
Descriptors: Testing Problems, Educational Testing, Standardized Tests, Risk
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Pasquinelli, Elena – Mind, Brain, and Education, 2012
Neuroeducation--a recent approach to educational policy--claims that a bridge should be established between education and mind-brain sciences, with the double aim of devising educational methods that work and of understanding why they work. The success of this encounter depends, among other conditions, on getting the science "right"; otherwise,…
Descriptors: Brain, Cognitive Science, Education, Misconceptions
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Tai, Joanna Hong-Meng; Canny, Benedict J.; Haines, Terry P.; Molloy, Elizabeth K. – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2016
This study explored the contribution of peer-assisted learning (PAL) in the development of evaluative judgement capacity; the ability to understand work quality and apply those standards to appraising performance. The study employed a mixed methods approach, collecting self-reported survey data, observations of, and reflective interviews with, the…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Cooperative Learning, Evaluative Thinking, Clinical Experience
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Baytiyeh, Hoda; Naja, Mohamad K. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2014
Due to the high market demands for professional engineers in the Arab oil-producing countries, the appetite of Middle Eastern students for high-paying jobs and challenging careers in engineering has sharply increased. As a result, engineering programmes are providing opportunities for more students to enroll on engineering courses through lenient…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Natural Disasters, Resilience (Psychology), Foreign Countries
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Cortese, Samuele; Holtmann, Martin; Banaschewski, Tobias; Buitelaar, Jan; Coghill, David; Danckaerts, Marina; Dittmann, Ralf W.; Graham, John; Taylor, Eric; Sergeant, Joseph – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2013
Background: Medication is an important element of therapeutic strategies for ADHD. While medications for ADHD are generally well-tolerated, there are common, although less severe, as well as rare but severe adverse events AEs during treatment with ADHD drugs. The aim of this review is to provide evidence- and expert-based guidance concerning the…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Therapy, Drug Therapy, Incidence
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