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Gocsál, Ákos; Tóth, Renáta – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
This paper presents the results of an experimental project in which media students created a short video. The students in groups of 4 or 5 used concept maps for collected their ideas about organizing the project. The analysis of the concept maps revealed that two groups were product-oriented, one group was workflow-oriented, and two groups used…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Video Technology, Professional Development, Information Science Education
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Pakai, Annamária; Brantmüller, Éva; Réka, Vajda; Karácsony, Ilona; Balázs, Péter – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
The occurrence of cervix cancer is outstandingly high in Zala County, which is situated in the Western Transdanubian region of Hungary. The aim of our study was to reveal why women do not take the opportunity offered by the state and what reasons there are for the nonattendance at screenings. A total of 1000 Hungarian women aged 15 to 60 years…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cancer, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Screening Tests
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Bredács, Alice Mária – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
In this study, we introduce what kind of role is played by psychological immunity and its sub-factors and its factor values in life of the students taking part in the professional training, in their performance at school, in the improvability of the students' strengths and weaknesses. The target of the research is to renew the methodology of the…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Age Differences
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Karlovitz, János Tibor; Gyukits, György – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
It appears--and this is apparent from school documentation--that every school considers its duty to support career orientation. At the same time, it is obvious that guiding the process of making career choices exists only on the level of references. As we did not question teachers, we have only tiny fragments what is done for the sake of career…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged Youth, Career Choice, Experience
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Varga, Erika; Szira, Zoltán; Bárdos, Kinga Ilona; Hajós, László – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
Our paper is aimed at examining what principal business competencies (can) enhance the success and competitiveness of employees according to the employers and we also wish to explore what personality traits have a decisive effect on the decision-making mechanism in taking on new staff. At present employers can make selection from a lot of fresh…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Employers, Personality Traits, Personnel Selection
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Karikó, Sándor – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
Douglas Martin (an editor) wrote a memoir in New York Times about Matthew Lipman, the founder of philosophy for children, today's classic thinker. Lipman's death brought attention again for the philosophy for children's status among professionals. Later one of the most prestigious international educational periodical review, the "Journal of…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Children, Critical Thinking, Child Development
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Brantmüller, Éva; Gyúró, Mónika; Galgán, Kitti; Pakai, Annamária – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
Twin birth is a relevant risk factor for postnatal depression (PND). The primary objective of our study is to reveal the prevalence of suspected cases of depression and to identify some background factors among mothers of twins. We applied convenience sampling method within a retrospective, quantitative study among mothers given birth to twins for…
Descriptors: Females, Birth, Mothers, Depression (Psychology)
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Kopas-Vukašinovic, Emina; Savovic, Margit – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
Contemporary curricula of preschool education are the result of the improvement of pedagogical and didactic theories. They imply a technical plan with which it is possible to achieve measurable objectives of preschool education. The curriculum is also defined as a tool for quality and equal education for all. It represents a reflection of the…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Foreign Countries, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Children
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Blândul, Valentin Cosmin; Bradea, Adela – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
In the present days, education has a crucial role for development of contemporary society, because, in this way, it can perpetuate itself and can transmit, from a generation to the next one, the accumulated experience about humanity and reality. Considerate as a "Key-factor" for progress, the educational process from learning…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Cala, Verónica C.; Soriano-Ayala, Encarnación; González, Antonio J. – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
Health education in Spanish schools is still considered as a controversial subject, which Educational laws and programs have always faced ambiguously. This report presents adolescents' opinion about health education in their schools. In particular, which curricular and extracurricular aspects are being developed, and which strengths and problems…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Health Education, Secondary Schools
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Pjanic, Karmelita; Hamzabegovic, Jasna – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
In the era of information technology and general digitization of society, invasion of every kind of software is evident. No matter how laudable is the existence and development of educational software, taking into account its role, its quality and whether it achieves the desired goal is very important. In addition to programming experts it is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Computer Software Evaluation
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Niculescu, Carmen-Mihaela – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
The human being started as a self-educated person, this way managing to improve his living. For his descendants to avoid failures, he started to share his ancestors' experience. When some people's knowledge acquirement became big, they were called the sages, and among of them became eventually teachers, that took the role of transmitting the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Education, Educational Strategies
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Knausz, Imre – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
This paper focuses on the most abstract and most boring question of pedagogy or, as I prefer to call my field of interest, the theory of pedagogy. My aim is to try to rehash and re-pose this question--maybe even answer it? In this regard, Ottó Mihály advises us to be careful; in the preface to his notes on the philosophy of pedagogy he asserts…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Educational Philosophy, Role of Education, Educational History
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Benedek, Petra – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
Efficiency in the 1980's, quality in the 1990's, compliance in the 2010's - private sector management techniques and mechanisms find their way to public services. This paper facilitates the understanding of how compliance management controls can improve operations and prevent or detect failure or wrong doing. The last few years' empirical research…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Higher Education, Public Service, Integrated Services
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Mészáros, Aranka; Budavári-Takács, Ildikó – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
The main focus of our research is to study, with the help of the dimensions of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (hereinafter: MBTI) the personality preferences of those leaders at the financial advisor company who are successful already. In the present study first we introduce the preferences of MBTI. Then we go on to define our hypothesis…
Descriptors: Correlation, Leadership Effectiveness, Personality Measures, Personality Traits
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