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Moving Out: The Impact On The Self And Other Related Variables For People With Mild Intellectual Disabilities, Roselyn M. Dixon, H Marsh, Rhonda Craven Dec 2011

Moving Out: The Impact On The Self And Other Related Variables For People With Mild Intellectual Disabilities, Roselyn M. Dixon, H Marsh, Rhonda Craven

Rose Dixon

Social competence and affective development (self-concept, self-esteem and locus of control) of people with intellectual disability has been widely valued as a desirable goal and is frequently seen as the crucial variable in the attainment of full integration into the community.


Studies Of Asia In Year 12, Jenny Wilkinson, Gina Milgate Jul 2011

Studies Of Asia In Year 12, Jenny Wilkinson, Gina Milgate

Gina C Milgate

Across Australia, very few Year 12 subjects focus on Asia, according to this report. Where content on Asia is offered, it often has an Australian or Western focus. The authors found that, in practice, it is schools and teachers who select the material that students will study. Teachers are not likely to select material with which they themselves are unfamiliar or may have never studied. They will tend to choose what they know about and are confident of teaching, particularly at Year 12 level, where so much rides on students’ results. What teachers know and teach about will reflect to …


Staff Council Meeting Minutes, Georgia Southern University, Staff Council Mar 2011

Staff Council Meeting Minutes, Georgia Southern University, Staff Council

Staff Council Meeting Agenda and Minutes

No abstract provided.


“A Model Of Support For African American Doctoral Student Success: Bridging Mentoring, Professional Development, And Scholarship”, Sheila D. Moore, Tonja Exford, Sydney Freeman Jr., Jennifer A. Wells Feb 2011

“A Model Of Support For African American Doctoral Student Success: Bridging Mentoring, Professional Development, And Scholarship”, Sheila D. Moore, Tonja Exford, Sydney Freeman Jr., Jennifer A. Wells

Sydney Freeman Jr., PhD, CFD

No abstract provided.


Evaluation Of Physical Activity Programmes For The Elderly - Exploring The Lessons From Other Sectors And Examining The General Characteristics Of The Programmes, Ana I. Marques, Pedro Soares, Luisa Soares-Miranda, Carla Moreira, Antonio Oliveira-Tavares, Paula Clara-Santos, Susana Vale, Rute Santos, Joana Carvalho Jan 2011

Evaluation Of Physical Activity Programmes For The Elderly - Exploring The Lessons From Other Sectors And Examining The General Characteristics Of The Programmes, Ana I. Marques, Pedro Soares, Luisa Soares-Miranda, Carla Moreira, Antonio Oliveira-Tavares, Paula Clara-Santos, Susana Vale, Rute Santos, Joana Carvalho

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers (Archive)

Background

In Portugal, there are several physical activity (PA) programmes for elderly people developed by the local government. The importance of these programmes has been increasing since the evidence has shown that this type of health promotion interventions may reduce the deleterious effects of the ageing process. However, no study has already identified the general characteristics of these programmes nor if they use any scheme to assess the quality of the service provided. A widely-used scheme is the EFQM Excellence Model, which will be in the core of our present work. Thus, the main aims of this preliminary study were …