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Sedawi, Wisam; Ben Zvi Assaraf, Orit; Cwikel, Julie – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2014
This study addresses the manner in which 4th-5th grade children from unrecognized Bedouin settlements in Israel's Negev desert perceive waste and its effects on health and the environment, with an eye towards building a future model for their environmental education. These children participate in local practices with environmental repercussions,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 4, Grade 5, Elementary School Students
Livingston, David T. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
For companies to stay competitive, they must continually bring new products and services to the marketplace. One strategy organizations can use to support this requirement is to provide their sales force with training that enables revenue generation. The types of instructional methods and media used to deploy the training can have an impact on the…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Salesmanship, Sales Occupations, Productivity
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Faure, G.; Huamanyauri, M. K.; Salazar, I.; Gómez, C.; de Nys, E.; Dulcire, M. – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2017
Purpose: The private sector's presence in agricultural advisory services worldwide has been on the increase for over three decades. This trend has also been observed in the Mantaro Valley (Peru), in a context of dairy family farming. The objective of the article is to analyse the modalities of advisory services privatisation and assess the…
Descriptors: Privatization, Agricultural Occupations, Correlation, Animal Husbandry
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Bjerregaard, Beth – Crime & Delinquency, 2010
Previous research has consistently demonstrated a relationship between gang membership and involvement in illegal substances. In addition, researchers have noted that gang members are frequently more heavily involved in drug sales, which often lead to increases in violent behaviors. Most of this research, however, is either cross-sectional or…
Descriptors: Juvenile Gangs, Substance Abuse, Violence, Case Studies
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Szymczak, Michal; Kowal, Krzysztof – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2016
Purpose: Statistics shows terrifying tendencies in people' unwillingness to develop themselves by reading books. The situation is even more serious if we look at companies and their employees. People want to be specialists, but in fact reading culture in companies is rare. Many actions which are undertaken to reverse this trend may lead to sales…
Descriptors: Models, Guides, Case Studies, Reading
Marcos-Cuevas, Javier; Critten, Peter; Squire, Phil; Speakman, James I. F. – Journal of Marketing Education, 2014
Sales education has grown in importance, particularly throughout the last decade, with an increasing number of university sales centers offering programs to prepare new generations of sales professionals. In this article, we describe how work-based learning, action research, and reflective practice used in a sales master program can be used in…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Sales Occupations, Experiential Learning, Action Research
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Hipp. John R.; Tita, George E.; Greenbaum, Robert T. – Social Forces, 2009
Most prior research testing the hypothesis of the social disorganization theory that residential instability increases crime has used cross-sectional data. Using a unique dataset linking home sales address matched to census tracts with crime data in Los Angeles, we test the direction of this relationship using a six-year panel data design. We also…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Community Characteristics, Crime, Violence
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Hoshower, Leon; Gupta, Ashok K. – American Journal of Business Education, 2009
Improper sales revenue recognition is the single largest issue contributing to financial restatements. Understanding and applying the rules of sales revenue recognition is not just an accounting problem; it is a marketing problem, too. Thus, it is important that the sales force has a basic understanding of the rules of sales recognition and be…
Descriptors: Marketing, Salesmanship, Accounting, Undergraduate Students
Jones, Leigh Ann – School Library Journal, 2009
Aging covers and those that miss their mark and lead to sluggish sales are often targeted for makeovers, many times with good results. Up to 75 percent of Viking's books get redesigned, says Assistant Art Director Jim Hoover, because the publisher sees it as a chance to reintroduce a book to the market. Makeovers are considered the fountain of…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Childhood Attitudes, Childhood Interests, Design Preferences
Torpey, Elka Maria – Occupational Outlook Quarterly, 2009
This article talks about solar photovoltaic (PV) installer and features Rebekah Hren, a solar PV installer who puts solar panels on roofs and in other sunny places to turn the sun's power into electricity. Hren enjoys promoting renewable energy, in part because it's an emerging field. In solar PV systems, solar cells--devices that convert sunlight…
Descriptors: Energy, Careers, Electrical Occupations, Skilled Workers
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Venters, Monoka; Hauptli, Meghan V.; Cohen-Vogel, Lora – Educational Policy, 2012
Applying a Multiple Streams framework, the article documents the development and ultimate undoing of what became known as the national sales tax plan for education. The authors identify four factors that coalesced to lead the Nixon administration to propose replacing local property taxes with a federal value-added tax to finance K-12 education.…
Descriptors: Taxes, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Finance, Federal Programs
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Pagnattaro, Marisa Anne – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
The discovery of lead paint on nearly one million toys prompted the world's largest toy company, Mattel, Inc. ("Mattel") to initiate a massive recall in August 2007. The recalled toys fell into two categories: those with impermissible levels of lead paint and those with risks associated with small high-powered magnets. Mattel's…
Descriptors: Toys, Contracts, International Trade, Manufacturing Industry
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Rudd, Denis; Mills, Richard – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2008
This paper will develop and explain a conceptual framework for the use of business industry marketing techniques within the higher educational spectrum. This framework will demonstrate how sound marketing management can help higher education increase its effectiveness and improve student interest, as well as encourage the development of managerial…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Marketing, Business, Educational Administration
Basta, Nicholas – Graduating Engineer, 1985
Outlines opportunities for beginning engineers seeking employment in research and development (R&D). R&D spending growth, underlying factors, job categories, and divisions within an industrial firm are discussed. Above average grades and additional mathematics courses are primary requirements for an R&D position, which may later lead to…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Careers, Employment Opportunities, Engineering
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Ghosh, Biswadip – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2021
Established retailers are facing growing competitive pressure from pure internet startups that are leveraging eCommerce marketplaces hosted by Amazon, Facebook, Alibaba, eBay, etc. Some traditional retailers, such as Best Buy, Macy's, and Walmart, have created an effective competitive response to these pure eCommerce startups by adapting their…
Descriptors: Retailing, Internet, Information Technology, Organizational Change
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