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Kowaltowski, Doris C. C. K.; Gomes da Silva, Vanessa; de O. Neves, Leticia; Deliberador, Marcella S.; Zara, Olívia O. de C.; Colleto, Giseli M.; Victorio, Evandra Ramos – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2020
Research to improve aspects of architectural design education produced a collection of research-supported best practices and these lessons need integration into the studio environment. Design instructors must innovate, but in ways that allow previous result analysis. Action Research (AR) is seen as a valuable asset for providing an opportunity for…
Descriptors: Action Research, Architectural Education, Studio Art, Design
Albakova, Zara A.-M.; Ezhov, Kirill S.; Umerkaeva, Sofiya Sh.; Antonova, Marina A.; Kidinov, Alexey V.; Aigumova, Zakhrat I.; Klepach, Yuliya V. – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2020
The topicality and significance of the study is determined by the fact that life and activity of a person in contemporary socio-economic conditions are inextricably connected with the constant impact of adverse social, political, economic and other factors on him. These factors are accompanied by the emergence of various kinds of difficult life…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, College Students, Late Adolescents, Resilience (Psychology)
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Zara, Georgia; Farrington, David P. – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2009
This study explores the emergence of a criminal career in adulthood. The main hypothesis tested is that late criminal onset (at age 21 or later) is influenced by early factors that delay antisocial manifestations. The Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development (CSDD) was used to examine early determinants of criminal behavior. 400 Inner London…
Descriptors: Children, Delinquency, Criminals, Adolescents
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Elford, Helen; Beail, Nigel; Clarke, Zara – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2010
Background: Restraint is sometimes used on people with intellectual disabilities who display challenging behaviours, and may be justifiable as a last resort to prevent harm. A substantial proportion of such people are cared for within the family home. The aim of this paper is to explore parents' experiences of using restraint with their…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Discipline, Parenting Styles, Behavior Disorders
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Bergstrom, Zara M.; de Fockert, Jan; Richardson-Klavehn, Alan – Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2009
Voluntary control processes can be recruited to facilitate recollection in situations where a retrieval cue fails to automatically bring to mind a desired episodic memory. We investigated whether voluntary control processes can also stop recollection of unwanted memories that would otherwise have been automatically recollected. Participants were…
Descriptors: Recall (Psychology), Cues, Association (Psychology), Brain
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Schnitzer, Susanne; Bellis, Mark A.; Anderson, Zara; Hughes, Karen; Calafat, Amador; Juan, Montse; Kokkevi, Anna – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2010
Within nightlife settings, youth violence places large burdens on both nightlife users and wider society. Internationally, research has identified risk factors for nightlife violence. However, few empirical studies have assessed differences in risk factors between genders. Here, a pan-European cross-sectional survey of 1,341 nightlife users aged…
Descriptors: Violence, Prevention, Sexual Orientation, Risk
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Clarke, Zara Jane; Thompson, Andrew R.; Buchan, Linda; Combes, Helen – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2008
There are few measures of pain for people with limited ability to communicate. Eight parents of adults with a known learning disability and associated physical health complaint were interviewed to explore their experience of identifying and managing the pain felt by their children. The parents did not often perceive their son or daughter to be in…
Descriptors: Pain, Mental Retardation, Physical Health, Adolescents
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Boker, Steven M.; Cohn, Jeffrey F.; Theobald, Barry-John; Matthews, Iain; Mangini, Michael; Spies, Jeffrey R.; Ambadar, Zara; Brick, Timothy R. – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2011
During conversation, women tend to nod their heads more frequently and more vigorously than men. An individual speaking with a woman tends to nod his or her head more than when speaking with a man. Is this due to social expectation or due to coupled motion dynamics between the speakers? We present a novel methodology that allows us to randomly…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Speech Communication, Motion, Sexual Identity
Iles, Zara – York Papers in Linguistics, 1996
Drawing data from audiotaped lessons with 10 native-speaker English-as-a-Foreign-Language (EFL) teachers and 12 EFL learners of varied linguistic backgrounds, a study explored some of the ways in which classroom talk by learners is collaboratively built to repair errors, misunderstandings, and non-communication. Focus is on both explicit and…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Cooperation, Discourse Analysis, Error Correction
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King, Angus; Chantler, Zara – British Journal of Special Education, 2002
This article describes a "Quiet Room" project for students with social, emotional, and behavioral problems at a British primary school. The Quiet Room was designed to provide a nurturing environment away from the classroom in which a child's emotional needs can be explored on a one-to-one basis. Benefits for children, parents, and…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education
Mersand, Joseph; Zara, Louis – 1969
This guide was prepared to give an historical as well as a contemporary perspective on American Jewish authors and their writings. An introductory section presents information on such authors as Saul Bellow, Bernard Malamud, and Philip Roth; on the unique problems which Jewish writers have encountered in America; and on the breadth of current…
Descriptors: Authors, Characterization, Cultural Background, Cultural Interrelationships
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Todman, John; Morrison, Zara – International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 1995
TALK (Talk Aid using pre-Loaded Knowledge) is a computer system linked to a speech synthesizer which enables nonspeaking people to engage in real-time social conversation. TALK provides categories of general comments that can be used whenever a suitable specific response is unavailable. Results are reported of a study evaluating effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Communication Aids (for Disabled), Computer Oriented Programs, Connected Discourse, Equipment Evaluation
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Choi, Seung W.; Podrabsky, Tracy; McKinney, Natalie – Applied Psychological Measurement, 2012
Computerized adaptive testing (CAT) enables efficient and flexible measurement of latent constructs. The majority of educational and cognitive measurement constructs are based on dichotomous item response theory (IRT) models. An integral part of developing various components of a CAT system is conducting simulations using both known and empirical…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Adaptive Testing, Computer Software, Item Response Theory
Adults Learning, 2010
Zara Roberts was 18 and planning a career in teaching when a horrendous car crash left her in a coma, with severe injuries to her brain and body. Doctors rated her chance of survival at five percent. Yet, just six years later, she is well on the way to becoming a support worker for special needs children, and, this month, is being recognised for…
Descriptors: Accidents, Foreign Countries, Head Injuries, Disabilities
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Bolzani Dinehart, Laura H.; Messinger, Daniel S.; Acosta, Susan I.; Cassel, Tricia; Ambadar, Zara; Cohn, Jeffrey – Infancy, 2005
Adults' perceptions provide information about the emotional meaning of infant facial expressions. This study asks whether similar facial movements influence adult perceptions of emotional intensity in both infant positive (smile) and negative (cry face) facial expressions. Ninety-five college students rated a series of naturally occurring and…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Infants, Human Body, Attachment Behavior
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