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Spruance, Lori Andersen; Atoloye, Abiodun; Douglass, Deirdre; Zimmerman, Thea Palmer; Guenther, Patricia M.; Franck, Karen; Henson, Teresa; Moore, Carla J.; Wood, Gina; Durward, Carrie M. – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the acceptability and usability of an online training to prepare Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) educators to collect 24-hr dietary recalls using the Automated Self-Administered 24-Hour Dietary Assessment Tool (ASA24). Fifty-eight educators in 17 states were recruited to take the…
Descriptors: Nutrition Instruction, Foods Instruction, Usability, Dietetics
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Rahimi, Merak; Allahyari, Atefeh – SAGE Open, 2019
The present study investigated the impact of multimedia-assisted explicit vocabulary learning strategy (VLS) instruction on foreign language learners' strategy use and vocabulary learning. A total of 40 learners of English as a foreign language participated in the study as the experimental (n = 20) and control groups (n = 20). The participants'…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness, Vocabulary Development, Learning Strategies
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Chang, Cheng-Chieh – SAGE Open, 2019
Ocean literacy is of particular importance to an island nation like Taiwan. In this study, a Chinese version testing tool for ocean literacy was developed specifically for senior high students in Taiwan. The ocean literacy inventory can be administered using a group test format and consists of the following seven subscales: features of ocean,…
Descriptors: Late Adolescents, Oceanography, Natural Resources, Foreign Countries
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Odudukudu, Martin – SAGE Open, 2019
Jonas indicated that educators interpret/apply concepts of interest differently. Dewey, following the different ways that teachers apply concepts of student interest, categorized teachers as advocates of efforts and as advocates of autonomy. Renninger and Heidi claimed that the greatest defect in the psychology of learning is the lack of an…
Descriptors: Student Interests, Academic Achievement, Student Needs, Educational Theories
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Yuan, Zhenjie; Li, Xia – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reliability and construct validity of the Ethnic Identity, National Identity, and Perception of Social Mobility Scale in China. The data for this study were collected in 2014 and 2016, from one middle school in China. The school deployed a Chinese ethnic minority education policy, aimed at cultivating…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Social Mobility, Self Concept, Factor Structure
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Thompson, Adam – SAGE Open, 2019
Health promotion within Aboriginal communities has typically come from a top-down approach with government-funded health research directing the nature in which health information is disseminated. Previous literature has argued for two-way interaction that requires an equivalent bottom-up approach to integrate community beliefs and perceptions.…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Health Promotion, Rural Areas, Indigenous Populations
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Fuzhi, Wang; Dan, Luo; Weiwei, Sun; Tingting, Yan; Dehua, Hu; Wei, Pan; Aijing, Luo – SAGE Open, 2019
To evaluate the health information literacy (HIL) level and influencing factors among digital immigrants in rural China and to investigate their obstacles of online health information seeking. Cross-sectional study. Digital immigrants aged 45 to 65 in rural China. Self-assessment questionnaires and a semi-structured interview were developed to…
Descriptors: Health, Information Literacy, Barriers, Internet
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Al-Jubari, Ibrahim – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of this study is to test an integrated entrepreneurial motivation and intention model based on self-determination theory (SDT) and the theory of planned behavior (TPB). Particularly, it aims at testing the direct and indirect effects of the basic psychological needs satisfaction of SDT, that is, autonomy, competence, and relatedness on…
Descriptors: College Students, Entrepreneurship, Intention, Self Determination
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Liu, Hong – SAGE Open, 2019
This study investigates language attitudes held by Chinese-English bilinguals toward two types of switching to English in mandarin Chinese discourse, that is, intraclausal and interclausal switching. Participants with varying degrees of English proficiency were sampled from four cities in mainland China and one oversea city, London. A variation of…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Social Desirability
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Khuwaja, Faiz Muhammad; Umrani, Waheed Ali; Shaikh, Sanober Salman; Ahmed, Ammar; Shar, Sanaullah – SAGE Open, 2019
Market-orientation (MO) is not a very untouched research area, yet its application in universities is quite a recent phenomenon to execute marketing concept for a better value proposition. Various popular instruments including MARKOR and MKTOR have been used to assess MO in a variety of enterprise setups, but those measures turned out to be…
Descriptors: Commercialization, Universities, Measures (Individuals), Test Reliability
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Beerse, Megan E.; Van Lith, Theresa; Stanwood, Gregg D. – SAGE Open, 2019
College students are exposed to daily stressors throughout their academic careers, which can have lasting consequences to their health and well-being. Mindfulness practices, art therapy, and the simple act of manipulating clay have independently demonstrated positive effects on stress and anxiety, but there is little research on the feasibility of…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Biofeedback, Anxiety, College Students
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Zhai, Keyu; Gao, Xing; Wang, Geng – SAGE Open, 2019
Under the third wave of international student mobility, Australia has become the third largest country receiving international students. Compared with the United States and the United Kingdom, Australia can still maintain a stable increase in terms of hosting Chinese students. For Australia, attracting international students becomes an important…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Motivation, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Suartini, Tuti – SAGE Open, 2019
The development of vocational high school teaching and learning in Indonesia becomes very important when the country is faced with the demands for quality workers that will be necessary to face the free trade era of the 2015 ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). To anticipate this, solutions in terms of instructional strategies should be prepared,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Vocational High Schools, Educational Quality
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Zhang, Xiaodong – SAGE Open, 2019
This case study explores how English-as-a-foreign language (EFL) learners reconstructed their writing beliefs when exposed to a systemic functional linguistics (SFL)--based writing curriculum. The study was conducted through qualitative content analyses of four EFL students' interviews, journal entries, teacher/peer feedback, as well as their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Camilleri, Stephen; Chetcuti, Deborah; Falzon, Ruth – SAGE Open, 2019
Examinations have a significant impact on well-being as they provide qualifications for entry into further education and employment. Research suggests that students with dyslexia experience greater challenges than their counterparts. This article explored the views of eight students with dyslexia, the challenges they face, and what they believe…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dyslexia, Exit Examinations, Student Attitudes
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