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Meerts-Brandsma, Lisa; Furman, Nate; Sibthorp, Jim – Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2017
In 2003, the University of Utah and the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) completed a study that developed a risk management taxonomy in the outdoor adventure industry and assessed how different outdoor expeditionary programs (OEPs) managed risk (Szolosi, Sibthorp, Paisley, & Gookin, 2003). By unifying the language around risk, the…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Outdoor Education, Adventure Education, Risk Management
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Chu, Tammy F. – Research Management Review, 2020
Recently, foreign interference has emerged as an important compliance issue for U.S. research institutions, due to efforts by foreign governments to misappropriate intellectual property and research. Consequently, federal funding agencies are now requiring research institutions to ensure compliance with foreign component regulations and to…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Foreign Countries, Compliance (Legal), Intellectual Property
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Ayling, Pere – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
Risk permeates all aspects of modern life, and the International Secondary Education Market (ISEM) is no exception. Drawing on empirical data, this paper considers a specific type of risk: namely, the potential loss of cultural identity, which Nigerian parents associate with educating their children in the West. This paper argues that Nigerian…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Parents, Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Nevard, Imogen – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2021
Limited research indicates that people from the kink community may not find talking therapies accessible. Findings are presented from a thematic analysis of five semi-structured interviews with adults who self-identify as kinky. Participants reported self-censorship as a risk-management strategy to avoid encountering (i) social stigma, (ii)…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Sexuality, Self Concept, Diversity
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Clyde-Smith, Jodi – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2014
Enterprise risk management strategies were used to develop a regulatory and operational framework for a new multi-partner Research Institute that will house up to 900 staff from four different institutions in Queensland, Australia. The Institute will operate in a business environment while functioning as a research resource for the higher…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Research and Development Centers, Governance, Medical Research
Wheeler, Anne Marie; Bertram, Burt – American Counseling Association, 2019
This eighth edition provides a current and comprehensive discussion of counselors' legal and ethical responsibilities, an examination of state and federal laws as they relate to practice, and helpful risk management strategies. Attorney Nancy Wheeler and Burt Bertram, a private practitioner and counselor educator, offer real-world practical tips…
Descriptors: School Counselors, School Counseling, Legal Responsibility, Ethics
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Bruynis, Chris L.; Shoemaker, Dianne E.; Ward, Barry; Custer, Sam G. – Journal of Extension, 2016
The timing and complexity of the 2014 Farm Bill required quick dissemination of technical information to allow participants to make decisions affecting risk management strategies for their farms. Using existing organizational structures and incorporating a team approach allowed Ohio State University Extension educators to successfully meet the…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Agricultural Occupations, Risk Management, Teamwork
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Garbacz, S. Andrew; Beattie, Tiffany; Masser, Julianne; DeGarmo, Dave – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2019
The purpose of the present study was to conduct an initial validation of the Positive Family Support--Strengths and Needs Assessment (PFS-SaNA) for elementary school children. The PFS-SaNA is designed as a universal screener wherein parents report on common areas their children may need additional support. Parents of children attending one…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Needs Assessment, Elementary School Students, Screening Tests
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2021
Every year, more news outlets report cybersecurity?breaches--and higher education is not immune from these sinister trends. Cyberattacks on colleges, universities, and foundations have become more frequent, more sophisticated, and more dangerous. Successful cyberattacks can compromise an institution's reputation, result in substantial financial…
Descriptors: Information Security, Higher Education, Governing Boards, Risk
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Nebeker, Camille; Linares-Orozco, Rubi; Crist, Katie – Journal of Research Administration, 2015
Introduction: The increased availability of mobile sensing technologies is creating a paradigm shift for health research by creating new opportunities for measuring and monitoring behavior. For example, researchers can now collect objective information about a participant's daily activity using wearable devices that have: 1- Global Positioning…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Measurement Techniques
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Boby, Leslie; Hubbard, William; Megalos, Mark; Morris, Hilary L. C. – Journal of Extension, 2016
An understanding of foresters' perceptions of climate change is important for developing effective educational programs on adaptive forest management. We surveyed 1,398 foresters in the southern United States regarding their perceptions of climate change, observations and concerns about climatic and forest conditions, and knowledge of and interest…
Descriptors: Forestry Occupations, Attitudes, Climate, Program Development
Cormier, Mary-Pat – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2015
The focus of this article is liability of higher education institutions for off-campus housing. In the off-campus housing context, the "assumed duty" theory was determinative in a 2006 Delaware Supreme Court case. A student was assaulted by the boyfriend of another student in the parking lot of off-campus housing. The housing was…
Descriptors: Off Campus Facilities, College Housing, Higher Education, Risk Management
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Custer, Bradley D. – Journal of Correctional Education, 2016
As student affairs administrators are increasingly scrutinized for their role in ensuring the safety of college campuses, a resulting trend has emerged. Admission policies that screen applicants based on prior felony convictions are employed as a risk management strategy to create a safer campus. This article is a review of the available research…
Descriptors: College Admission, Admission Criteria, College Applicants, Institutionalized Persons
Hopwood, Marsha – ProQuest LLC, 2018
More than half of information technology (IT) outsourced projects fail, primarily due to a lack of effective management practices surrounding the outsourcing end-to-end process. Ineffective management of the IT outsourcing (ITO) process affects organizations in the form of higher than expected project costs, including greater vendor switching or…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Outsourcing, Financial Services, Administration
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Romano, Angela – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2016
This article outlines the potential for Research Higher Degree (RHD) supervisors at universities and similar institutions to use ethical review as a constructive, dynamic tool in guiding RHD students in the timely completion of effective, innovative research projects. Ethical review involves a bureaucratized process for checking that researchers…
Descriptors: Art, Creativity, Creative Activities, Graduate Students
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