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Finding Their "Why": Examining The Development Of Sense Of Purpose During The University Years And Its Role In Student Well-Being, Michael Q. King 2023 Utah State University

Finding Their "Why": Examining The Development Of Sense Of Purpose During The University Years And Its Role In Student Well-Being, Michael Q. King

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Nearly 20 million students were expected to be enrolled for college or university studies during the 2020-2021 academic year. These institutions often advertise to prospective students that, in addition to advancing their education, they will discover their purpose. Given previous work and current interest in sense of purpose, additional attention on sense of purpose in the university setting is worthwhile. In addition, as many university stakeholders are concerned about an ongoing mental health crisis, a further examination into a developmental construct (i.e. sense of purpose) thought to provide a “sheltering fortress in a world of constant threat” seems …


Ro Khanna, Dignity In A Digital Age: Making Tech Work For All Of Us (2022), James W. Gentry 2023 University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Ro Khanna, Dignity In A Digital Age: Making Tech Work For All Of Us (2022), James W. Gentry

Markets, Globalization & Development Review

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Markets, Businesses, And Consumption In Refugees Settlements: A Review And Future Research Trajectory, Stefanie Beninger 2023 IE Business School, IE University

Markets, Businesses, And Consumption In Refugees Settlements: A Review And Future Research Trajectory, Stefanie Beninger

Markets, Globalization & Development Review

The global refugee crisis is increasing, and many refugees will end up living in refugee settlements, also known as refugee camps. These settlements have dynamic economic activities, and such activities deserve attention. This paper draws upon academic and practitioner work to describe pertinent aspects of consumption, businesses, and markets in these settlements, including in relation to multiple stakeholders. These stakeholders can include, for example, governments, aid agencies, private sector, and local community groups. Based on these insights, the paper identifies key theoretical areas in need of attention related to these economic activities in refugee settlements, including market change, resilience, and …


The Effects Of Screen Time On Children, Jacqueline Valdepenas 2023 Dominican University of California

The Effects Of Screen Time On Children, Jacqueline Valdepenas

Nursing | Senior Theses

With the development of technology continuing to grow at a fast-paced pace in society, children are now becoming exposed to such technology at a younger age. The introduction of smartphones and tablets, which is defined as screen time in this paper, are being introduced to children as young as 6 months of age. Instead of children playing with toys recommended for their age, they use screen time for their play needs and entertainment. Some parents use screen time as a distraction and/or relief for their own needs when the child is upset or they’re unable to tend to the child. …


Social Media, Mass Mobilization And National Development In Nigeria: Lessons From The #Endsars Protest, Eno-Obong Blaise Akpan, Tordue Simon Targema 2022 University of Uyo, Nigeria

Social Media, Mass Mobilization And National Development In Nigeria: Lessons From The #Endsars Protest, Eno-Obong Blaise Akpan, Tordue Simon Targema

ASEAN Journal of Community Engagement

This study explored the potential of social media for effective mass mobilization and community engagement to attain national development in Nigeria. Premised on the fact that social media have become popular platforms attracting millions of subscribers, the study examined how the opportunities they offer could be harnessed and purposefully deployed to galvanize the citizens to pursue national development causes. This was done against the backdrop of the technological determinism theory that provides the framework for investigating the indispensable role which technology plays in the advancement of a nation’s socio-economic development. The secondary research approach was adopted to carry out the …


A Study Of Technology Availability For Recycling Low Value Plastic In Indonesia, Prawitya Soemadijo, Faiza Anindita, Dini Trisyanti, Rangga Akib, Mariati Abdulkadir, Noverra M. Nizardo, Rizka Legita Rachmawati 2022 Nestle Indonesia. Perkantoran Hijau Arkadia, Tower B, 5th Floor. Jalan Letjen T. B. Simatupang Kav. 88, Jakarta 12520

A Study Of Technology Availability For Recycling Low Value Plastic In Indonesia, Prawitya Soemadijo, Faiza Anindita, Dini Trisyanti, Rangga Akib, Mariati Abdulkadir, Noverra M. Nizardo, Rizka Legita Rachmawati

Journal of Environmental Science and Sustainable Development

Plastic has been an essential part of our daily life. However, the increasing plastic consumption has led to an increasing land and water contamination by said plastics. The Indonesian government has set five actions on managing marine plastic debris, one of them is by improving the plastic recycling system. Multilayer plastic was identified as a challenge to the plastic waste recycling. This is because there are differences in properties, such as melting point, which will cause difficulty in mechanical recycling. This study aims to create a mapping of available options to solve problems of low value plastic (LVP) waste in …


Development Indicators Of Health Services Using Geographical Information Systems In Beit Lahia, Gaza, Saleh Abu Amra 2022 Al-Azhar University, Palestine

Development Indicators Of Health Services Using Geographical Information Systems In Beit Lahia, Gaza, Saleh Abu Amra

Journal of the Arab American University مجلة الجامعة العربية الامريكية للبحوث

The study aimed to identify the health services and contribute to solving their problems in Beit Lahia, Gaza in light of urban indicators in terms of quantity, type and the efficiency and effectiveness of spatial distribution. To achieve this, the population of the study was studied in terms of its size, growth and sustainable development of health services. The results showed that the population was growing at a high rate as it multiplied about 25, 8 times in an estimated period of (50) years with poor health services. That is, the health services constituted 0,06% of the total concern as …


Cartilla Pedagógica De Primera Infancia Y Recreación, Maximiliano Quintero Reina, Carlos Alberto Romero Cuestas 2022 Universidad de Cundinamarca

Cartilla Pedagógica De Primera Infancia Y Recreación, Maximiliano Quintero Reina, Carlos Alberto Romero Cuestas

Ciencias del Deporte y la Educación Física

La Cartilla pedagógica sobre Infancia y Recreación, Tomo 1, es producto del proyecto de investigación "Valoración motriz de la primera infancia en el municipio de Fusagasugá y el aporte de la recreación para disminuir el sedentarismo", que se diseña a partir de la realidad observada en la atención de los niños en los hogares comunitarios tradicionales de bienestar que funcionan en Fusagasugá.


Understanding The Contributions Of Hormonal Contraceptives And Cortisol Levels To Fear Learning In Women, Sahil Bardai 2022 Kennesaw State University

Understanding The Contributions Of Hormonal Contraceptives And Cortisol Levels To Fear Learning In Women, Sahil Bardai

Symposium of Student Scholars

Women are twice as likely to be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder than men. Eighty-five percent of women in the US will use hormonal contraceptives at some point in their lifetime. Women who use hormonal contraceptives show heightened startle reactivity to a threatening stimulus. Previous results from our lab showed a significant increase in fear-potentiated startle (FPS) in women who were on hormonal contraceptives compared to women who were naturally cycling. These results stayed consistent throughout three acquisition trials. Others have shown that the use of OCPs (oral contraceptive pills) is related to the dysregulation of the HPA-axis and elevated …


Developing And Piloting An Adventure-Oriented Confidence-Building Curriculum For Youth, Catherine Hansen, Melanie Dabb, Christina Pay, Cindy Jenkins, Eva Timothy, Andrea Schmutz, Lisa Schainker 2022 Utah State Universtiy Extension

Developing And Piloting An Adventure-Oriented Confidence-Building Curriculum For Youth, Catherine Hansen, Melanie Dabb, Christina Pay, Cindy Jenkins, Eva Timothy, Andrea Schmutz, Lisa Schainker

Outcomes and Impact Quarterly

Youth are bombarded with a myriad of life stressors that impacts their self-esteem and ability to be resilient. Young people from diverse backgrounds across the state of Utah participated in a three-day camp structured around a newly developed confidence-building curriculum. Practical application and high-adventure activities reinforced the concepts taught in the curriculum.


The Importance Of Intentional Outdoor Play Spaces For Young Children, Reagan G. Bernskoetter 2022 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

The Importance Of Intentional Outdoor Play Spaces For Young Children, Reagan G. Bernskoetter

Human Development and Family Sciences Undergraduate Honors Theses

The purpose of this study was to observe outdoor play in infants and toddlers and examine their traffic patterns throughout the play space as well as their interests in the areas. It was hypothesized that the more intention and careful consideration that goes into planning the play space, the more the children would want to interact with that space rather than other areas. There were 58 participants recruited from a childcare center in a large mid-south community to play and interact with play spaces as well as the educators and peers to learn more about specific interests and patterns associated …


K-5 Elementary Alternative Program: A Case Study, William E. Scheuer IV 2022 East Tennessee State University

K-5 Elementary Alternative Program: A Case Study, William E. Scheuer Iv

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this case study was to examine how the K-5 elementary alternative program All Students Can Thrive (ASCT) used student-centered learning practices to influence the whole child. There is a lack of research on K-5 elementary alternative programs, such as ASCT, and specifically those that integrate student-centered learning practices to influence the whole child. Literature does not contain universally accepted interventions that are effective in the elementary alternative setting to help students return to the mainstream classroom setting better prepared to display appropriate behaviors when a student is removed from a mainstream classroom setting due to disruptive behaviors. …


Context-Specific Conceptualizations Of Death In Early Childhood, Spencer Hart Winter 2022 California State University, Monterey Bay

Context-Specific Conceptualizations Of Death In Early Childhood, Spencer Hart Winter

Capstone Projects and Master's Theses

Despite cultural myths and social taboos, young children are capable of understanding death and death concepts. Previous research has demonstrated that children have a varied and complex understanding of death that is influenced by their age, family culture, and previous experience. This study aims to differentiate children’s death concept depending on context, including children’s magical thinking, namely the difference between the deaths of a human, an animal, and an electronic toy. Using a modified version of the Death Concept Questionnaire, preschool-aged (3 to 5 years old) children (n=7) were presented with short video clips of a human, a dog, and …


Deconstructing Saudi Arabia’S Foreign Aid Motives To Yemen, Ghita Fadhila Andrini, Taufik Hidayat, Dina Yulianti 2022 Department of International Relations, Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia

Deconstructing Saudi Arabia’S Foreign Aid Motives To Yemen, Ghita Fadhila Andrini, Taufik Hidayat, Dina Yulianti

Global: Jurnal Politik Internasional

This research assesses the motives of Saudi Arabia’s aid to Yemen. Saudi Arabia has been the most significant donor to the country whilst threatening humanitarian conditions in Yemen through its military intervention. Thus, this research aims to unveil the Kingdom’s reasons to provide foreign aid to Yemen whilst doing the military intervention. This research uses the seven foreign aid frames according to Veen (2011) to analyse possible interest implied in the Kingdom’s foreign aid delivery to Yemen. The method used in this research is a literature review by analysing the Kingdom’s official statements published on the government's official websites and …


The Play Workforce In Wales – An Exploratory Demographic Study, Pete King, Justine Howard Dr 2022 Swansea University

The Play Workforce In Wales – An Exploratory Demographic Study, Pete King, Justine Howard Dr

International Journal of Playwork Practice

An online survey of 211 playworkers, 90 childcare and early years workers, and 90 ‘other play’ professionals provided demographic data from 391 people involved in the play workforce in Wales. This was the first extensive survey of the Welsh play workforce since 2008 and was part of a larger Welsh play workforce study. Results of the study found the play workforce in Wales is predominately white, female with no disabilities. Differences within the play workforce exist in relation to the average age where playworkers are younger compared to childcare/early years workers and ‘other play’ professionals. There is a significant difference …


A New Method To Bridge New Materialism And Emotional Mapping: Spatio-Emotional Experiences In Disaster-Affected Brazilian Favelas, Gemma Sou, Juliana Carvalho, Natalia Cidade, Maria Eugenia 2022 University of Manchester and RMIT University

A New Method To Bridge New Materialism And Emotional Mapping: Spatio-Emotional Experiences In Disaster-Affected Brazilian Favelas, Gemma Sou, Juliana Carvalho, Natalia Cidade, Maria Eugenia

The Qualitative Report

Within the field of emotional mapping, and mapping more broadly, nonhuman things are often understood as mere instruments - they have utility but not agency to shape meaning-making. In this paper we experiment with a new method that aims to challenge the dualism between human and non-human things by bridging new materialism and participatory emotional mapping. We experimented with this “new materialist methodology” during a one-day workshop to explore residents’ spatio-emotional experiences in a disaster-affected favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Reflecting on this one-day workshop, we argue that materials with diverse colors, textures, shapes, densities, weights, and smells are …


Qualitative Analysis Of Factors Supporting Child Labour Trafficking In Nigeria: Public Perceptions And Cultural Relativism, Femi Omotoso Prof., Olayide Oladeji PhD, Babatunde Alokan 2022 Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti

Qualitative Analysis Of Factors Supporting Child Labour Trafficking In Nigeria: Public Perceptions And Cultural Relativism, Femi Omotoso Prof., Olayide Oladeji Phd, Babatunde Alokan

Dignity: A Journal of Analysis of Exploitation and Violence

This study aimed to establish how socio-cultural and economic factors support the endemicity of child labour trafficking in Nigeria. The research was conducted among rural and urban households and stakeholders in southern Nigeria. A field survey was conducted in Ekiti, Edo, Kwara, Lagos, and Osun States. The study utilised cultural relativism and the margin of appreciation theories. The qualitative research approach used in-depth interviews, focus groups, and personal observation methods to collect data. Researchers interviewed 70 participants, including parents/guardians, stakeholders (government officials and private agency representatives), traffickers, trafficked children, and their employers. Societal context, especially the perception of child rights, …


Cambios Significativos En Los Atractivos Y Recursos Turísticos En La Provincia Sabana De Occidente: Una Mirada Crítica De Sus Habitantes, César Augusto Giraldo Duque, Diana Catherin Martínez Cruz, Ximena Meneses, Miguel Sierra Alvarez, Wendy Katerine García La Rotta, Karen Dayana Sanabria Castañeda, Derly Paola Chisaba Rodríguez, Laura Viviana Sierra Barrera, Angy Julieth Carrillo Fandiño, Sergio Forero Díaz, Andrea Yuliana Díaz Gómez, Andrés Leonardo Rodríguez Beltrán, Manuel Gonzalo Penagos Reyes, Daniela Parra Torres 2022 Universidad de Cundinamarca

Cambios Significativos En Los Atractivos Y Recursos Turísticos En La Provincia Sabana De Occidente: Una Mirada Crítica De Sus Habitantes, César Augusto Giraldo Duque, Diana Catherin Martínez Cruz, Ximena Meneses, Miguel Sierra Alvarez, Wendy Katerine García La Rotta, Karen Dayana Sanabria Castañeda, Derly Paola Chisaba Rodríguez, Laura Viviana Sierra Barrera, Angy Julieth Carrillo Fandiño, Sergio Forero Díaz, Andrea Yuliana Díaz Gómez, Andrés Leonardo Rodríguez Beltrán, Manuel Gonzalo Penagos Reyes, Daniela Parra Torres

Ciencias Administrativas, Económicas y Contables

Este documento presenta al lector unos conceptos básicos del turismo y los tipos de turismo que se pueden desarrollar en Colombia.

Una descripción clara del Plan Nacional de Desarrollo de Colombia.

Un Breve análisis del Plan Sectorial de Turismo Nacional.

Instrumentos normativos nacionales e internacionales que regulan la protección del turismo y los bienes inmateriales y culturales.

Las normas leyes y decretos que regulan el turismo en Colombia.

En relación con los municipios que se estudiaron se encuentra Bojacá, Facatativá, Funza, El Rosal, Subachoque, Zipacón, Madrid y Mosquera.

Breve historia de cada uno de los municipios.

Ficha técnica de los …


Verb Diversities Of Children With And Without Developmental Language Disorder: A Study Of Language Samples, Caitlyn J. Kearns 2022 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Verb Diversities Of Children With And Without Developmental Language Disorder: A Study Of Language Samples, Caitlyn J. Kearns

LSU Master's Theses

Background: There have been numerous studies that have researched word learning in children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD). These studies have found that children with DLD present with higher vocabulary deficits compared to their typically developing (TD) peers. Many of these studies’ results suggest that verb learning is the most difficult word type to comprehend in early language development for both TD children and children with DLD. This current study aims to examine verb use in children with and without DLD and to specifically examine their usage of GAP verbs. Methods: Participants included 36 children, 18 TD and 18 DLD …


Role Of Dim Artificial Light At Night (Dalan) On Body Weight Percentage Increase Of Mus Musculus, Stephanie A. Babinec 2022 Spring Valley High School

Role Of Dim Artificial Light At Night (Dalan) On Body Weight Percentage Increase Of Mus Musculus, Stephanie A. Babinec

Journal of the South Carolina Academy of Science

Light pollution at night is a growing issue in many suburban and urban settings, commonly referred to as artificial light at night (ALAN). Many studies have been conducted as to how the intensity or wavelength of this lighting can disrupt the circadian rhythm but none have evaluated how the timing of this light could affect it. It is hypothesized that those that chronically experience dim artificial light at night (dALAN) after biological day will lead to a more pronounced disruption in the metabolic system and therefore will cause an increased level of weight gain. Mice were used as test subjects …


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