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Psychological Basis Of Food Wasting Behavior, Paul Rozin Dec 2014

Psychological Basis Of Food Wasting Behavior, Paul Rozin

The Last Food Mile Conference

Why do we waste food? One set of reasons is because it is so easy to do it. For most Americans, food is relatively cheap, and we are lazy. More importantly, we serve too much, so there are often leftovers. American portion sizes are much larger, than, for example, French portion sizes. A third, and perhaps the principal reason, is that there is something unsavory, for many people, about leftovers. They can be conceived of as “used” or “psychologically contaminated” food. Portion size and psychological contamination will be the focus of this presentation.


Urban Food Initiative: An Innovation In Recovering Food And Feeding The Poor, Doug Rauch Dec 2014

Urban Food Initiative: An Innovation In Recovering Food And Feeding The Poor, Doug Rauch

The Last Food Mile Conference

No abstract provided.


Usda And Epa Food Waste Initiatives, Elise H. Golan Dec 2014

Usda And Epa Food Waste Initiatives, Elise H. Golan

The Last Food Mile Conference

Food waste, which is estimated at between 30-40 percent of the food supply in the United States has far reaching social, economic, and environmental ramifications. In this talk, Elise Golan will examine the federal government’s primary initiatives targeting food waste, including the U.S. Food Waste Challenge. The objective of the U.S. Food Waste Challenge, which was launched by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency in 2013, is to build real momentum in the United States to reduce, recover, and recycle food waste. By joining the U.S. Food Waste Challenge, organizations and ...


Stress, Burnout And Resilience Of Teachers Of Students With Emotional Behavioural Challenges, Lai Kuen Brenda Lo Dec 2014

Stress, Burnout And Resilience Of Teachers Of Students With Emotional Behavioural Challenges, Lai Kuen Brenda Lo

Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


Engaging Students With Clickers In Language Lessons, Man Wai, Janet Cheung, Nga Lun Alan Wong, Yin Ha, Emmy Chan Dec 2014

Engaging Students With Clickers In Language Lessons, Man Wai, Janet Cheung, Nga Lun Alan Wong, Yin Ha, Emmy Chan

Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


Needs Analysis And Curriculum Development Of Vocational Chinese For Ncs Students, Xiao Yan Qiu, Danping Wang, Hau Yee, Doris Lo, Ming Tak, Jackie Tsang Dec 2014

Needs Analysis And Curriculum Development Of Vocational Chinese For Ncs Students, Xiao Yan Qiu, Danping Wang, Hau Yee, Doris Lo, Ming Tak, Jackie Tsang

Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


Enhancing Vocational English Learning Through Peer Tutoring, Man Wai, Miranda Lam, Chung Woon, Avery Chan Dec 2014

Enhancing Vocational English Learning Through Peer Tutoring, Man Wai, Miranda Lam, Chung Woon, Avery Chan

Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


An Empirical Study Of Mainland Chinese Students’ Learning Needs, Perceptions Of Self-Identity And Sense Of Belonging, Yuk Kwan, Ricky Ng, Lai Fong, Annie Lau Dec 2014

An Empirical Study Of Mainland Chinese Students’ Learning Needs, Perceptions Of Self-Identity And Sense Of Belonging, Yuk Kwan, Ricky Ng, Lai Fong, Annie Lau

Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


Schooling And Career Aspirations Of South Asian Students, Sin Tung, Stella Kwok, Catherine Chiu, Brenda Lo, Sui Lun, Richard Wu Dec 2014

Schooling And Career Aspirations Of South Asian Students, Sin Tung, Stella Kwok, Catherine Chiu, Brenda Lo, Sui Lun, Richard Wu

Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


Case Study Of The Effectiveness Of The Learning Communities Program For Students In Higher Diploma In Environmental Science, Ho Leung Au, Fung Sheung, Kuby Chung Dec 2014

Case Study Of The Effectiveness Of The Learning Communities Program For Students In Higher Diploma In Environmental Science, Ho Leung Au, Fung Sheung, Kuby Chung

Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


Challenges Facing The Elderly Care Industry In Hong Kong: The Shortage Of Frontline Workers, Sin Tung, Stella Kwok, Wai Ning Kris Wong, Shun Lai Yang Dec 2014

Challenges Facing The Elderly Care Industry In Hong Kong: The Shortage Of Frontline Workers, Sin Tung, Stella Kwok, Wai Ning Kris Wong, Shun Lai Yang

Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


Assisted Technology For Daily Living, Raymond K.Y. Tong Dec 2014

Assisted Technology For Daily Living, Raymond K.Y. Tong

Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium

Prof Tong will introduce two major assisted technologies he recently developed to assist elderly people’s daily living and promote healthy ageing : i) the telecare system for monitoring the safety of single elderly at home; and ii) Kinect system for elderly to carry out home-based exercise.


Tvet As An Important Factor In Country’S Economic Development, Margarita Pavlova Dec 2014

Tvet As An Important Factor In Country’S Economic Development, Margarita Pavlova

Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium

In this keynote speech, Dr Pavlova will bring together a number of strategic development areas for Hong Kong as stated in the 2014 Chief Executive’s Policy Address. These areas include economic development, innovation and technology industries, vocational education and environmental protection.


Positive Effects Of Peer Modeling And Positive Reinforcement On Healthy Food Intake In Elementary School Children, Kiera Ingalls, Martha Pelaez Dec 2014

Positive Effects Of Peer Modeling And Positive Reinforcement On Healthy Food Intake In Elementary School Children, Kiera Ingalls, Martha Pelaez

South Florida Education Research Conference

The current study aims to discover the effects of “Food Dudes” peer modeling videos and positive reinforcement on vegetable consumption using a delayed multiple baseline design across subjects. Results suggest peer modeling and positive reinforcement as effective means to increase vegetable intake.


The Experience Of “Bottoming”: Considerations For Identity And Learning, Craig M. Mcgill, Joshua Collins Dec 2014

The Experience Of “Bottoming”: Considerations For Identity And Learning, Craig M. Mcgill, Joshua Collins

South Florida Education Research Conference

Bottoms—Gay men who prefer to be penetrated, sexually—are more stigmatized than other gay men, and may develop and experience identities differently than other gay, bisexual, or heterosexual men. This paper explores intrinsic dispositions and extrinsic motivations that may lead bottoms to perform and embody psychosocial and sexual identities in intimate, interpersonal, and social contexts.


Perspectives On Marginalized Adult Populations In Education, Chaundra L. Whitehead, Lori Ann Gionti, Carolyn Meeker, Gisela Vega Dec 2014

Perspectives On Marginalized Adult Populations In Education, Chaundra L. Whitehead, Lori Ann Gionti, Carolyn Meeker, Gisela Vega

South Florida Education Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Weather-Based Decision Tools, Chad Hart Dec 2014

Weather-Based Decision Tools, Chad Hart

Proceedings of the Integrated Crop Management Conference

Useful to Usable (U2U): Transforming Climate Variability and Change Information for Cereal Crop Producers, is a USDA-funded research and extension project designed to improve the resilience and profitability of U.S. farms in the Corn Belt amid a changing climate. The team of over 50 faculty, staff, and students from nine Midwestern universities are experts in applied climatology, crop modeling, agronomy, cyber-technology, agricultural economics, and other social sciences. We are working together, and with members of the agricultural community, to develop decision support tools, resource materials, and training methods that lead to more effective decision making and the adoption of ...


New Farm Bill, New Safety Net, Alejandro Plastina Dec 2014

New Farm Bill, New Safety Net, Alejandro Plastina

Proceedings of the Integrated Crop Management Conference

The 2014 Farm Bill introduced several changes to the commodity programs available through the Farm Service Administration (FSA) and created a new insurance program to complement one commodity program through the Risk Management Agency (RMA).This article provides an overview of the new safety net available to Iowa crop farmers from 2014 to 2018, explains the timing of the decisions involved in selecting a farm program, and highlights the factors that affect program election through three numerical examples.


The Highs And Lows Of Crop Marketing, Chad Hart Dec 2014

The Highs And Lows Of Crop Marketing, Chad Hart

Proceedings of the Integrated Crop Management Conference

The month of October provided a bounce back for the 2014 crop outlook. While supplies are still more than ample, the trade has shifted its focus to demand. And that shift has put prices on an upward march. The price recovery has come just as the bulk of the Iowa crop production exits the field.


Production Cost Budgets For Perennial Grass Systems, Mainul Hoque, Georgeanne Artz, Chad Hart Dec 2014

Production Cost Budgets For Perennial Grass Systems, Mainul Hoque, Georgeanne Artz, Chad Hart

Proceedings of the Integrated Crop Management Conference

To reach the cellulosic biofuel mandate set for 2022 in the US, perennial grasses, such as Giant Miscanthus and the newly introduced “Liberty” switchgrass, are expected to play a significant role as a promising feedstock for cellulosic ethanol. These grasses can grow well in the many parts of the U.S., especially in areas with ample rainfall. Miscanthus and switchgrass can adapt well to marginal land, which implies significant potential for marginal land currently under crop or forage production, and land currently enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program to be converted into future commercial-scale biomass production.


Farm Data: Who Owns It And How Can Farmers Protect It?, Shannon L. Ferrell Dec 2014

Farm Data: Who Owns It And How Can Farmers Protect It?, Shannon L. Ferrell

Proceedings of the Integrated Crop Management Conference

“Big Data” receives almost as much discussion in agriculture as the weather and commodity prices. But what is Big Data anyway, and why should farmers care? This article aims to pull back the curtain on Big Data and reveal its advantages and disadvantages for farmers. The discussion then turns to the concerns farmers express about disclosing farm data, and provides concrete solutions for what they can do individually and collectively to address those concerns.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council Dec 2014

Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council

Staff Council

Minutes of December 3, 2014 meeting.


Smoking Committee Report, Wku Staff Council Dec 2014

Smoking Committee Report, Wku Staff Council

Staff Council

Report of the Smoking Committee regarding progress and delays.


Synthesizing Qualitative Research, Ronald J. Chenail Nov 2014

Synthesizing Qualitative Research, Ronald J. Chenail

The Qualitative Report Conference

Systematic reviews of research literature have emerged as important tools in evidence-based practice. The importance of qualitative research findings in this pursuit has led to the development of meta-synthesis approaches creating new interpretations from primary qualitative findings. A step-by-step process for conducting such a qualitative meta-synthesis will be shared.


It's A Process: Mentally Preparing For Iterative Manuscript Development, Karen Wilson Scott Nov 2014

It's A Process: Mentally Preparing For Iterative Manuscript Development, Karen Wilson Scott

The Qualitative Report Conference

No abstract provided.


Teaching The Next Generation Of Qualitative Researchers, Ronald J. Chenail Nov 2014

Teaching The Next Generation Of Qualitative Researchers, Ronald J. Chenail

The Qualitative Report Conference

The next generation of qualitative researchers will be able to demonstrate their conceptual, perceptual, executive, evaluative, and professional skills in mastering designing, conducting, and presenting qualitative research competencies. To achieve these outcomes educators of these new qualitative researchers will need to create transparent environments that facilitate active learning through a supportive relationship of performance and feedback all leading to the creation of meaningful real-world products.


Getting Published: Journey Into An Editor's Mind, Sally St. George, Dan Wulff Nov 2014

Getting Published: Journey Into An Editor's Mind, Sally St. George, Dan Wulff

The Qualitative Report Conference

In this workshop we will reveal specifically what the editors of TQR are looking for in terms of content and writing style when they read manuscripts. In a frank presentation we will also tell you what “bugs” us when we are working on the rewriting process.


Academic And Commercial Qualitative Research: The Best Of Both Worlds, Ronald J. Chenail Nov 2014

Academic And Commercial Qualitative Research: The Best Of Both Worlds, Ronald J. Chenail

The Qualitative Report Conference

With apologies to George Bernard Shaw, academic qualitative research and commercial qualitative research have been “two countries separated by a common language,” but this cultural divide has its positives because these divergent customs present opportunities for mutual innovation. Today we will explore these differences and offer enhancements for both worlds.


The Impact Of The Content Of The Television Programming Upon The Politicization Of The Kosovo Society, Resul Sinani Nov 2014

The Impact Of The Content Of The Television Programming Upon The Politicization Of The Kosovo Society, Resul Sinani

UBT International Conference

The effect of the media over the society is the object of the studies of the social science of communication since its founding up to today. A lot of scientific theories explore, argues and explain the connections and the effect of the media over the public. The purpose of this paper is to evident and argument the effect that the media, especially the TV programming has on the politicization of the Kosovar society, which is manifested in a large number of conversations that have to do with politics. In order to argument the direct link between the content of the ...


Citizenship And Ethnic Relations In Kosovo, Bekim Baliqi Nov 2014

Citizenship And Ethnic Relations In Kosovo, Bekim Baliqi

UBT International Conference

The article explores the issue of multi-ethnic society, by looking at the state iconography, the citizenship issue as well as ethnic relations based on Kosovo as a case study. The theoretical framework is based on the power-sharing model known as consociationalism democracy. Research methods applied here are based mainly in discourse analysis and in content analysis of relevant documents, literature and other sources. The inter-ethnic relations between Serbs and Albanians will be traced historically from the period after the Second World War, following with the dissolution of Yugoslavia and Milosevic’s regime, continuing with the post-conflict period in Kosovo through ...