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This paper reports on qualitative research undertaken at a conservatoire in the United Kingdom, exploring students' perceptions of how they were supported in realising their aspirations as professional musicians and making the transition to professional life. In particular, the research explored st…
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Music Education Research 14 (1): 25-43 Jan 2012

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Gaunt, H; Creech, A; Long, M; Hallam, S

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2012

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The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether intensive counseling and coaching by Public Employment Service (PES) caseworkers improves the employment opportunities of new immigrants in Sweden. This is tested within the framework of introduction programs for new immigrants. A trial introduction…
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Scandinavian Journal Of Economics 114 (2): 575-600 Jan 2012

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Joona, PA; Nekby, L

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2012

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The higher education sector has increasingly begun to pay more attention to academic leadership. This qualitative study explores how such an investment in a 20-week leadership development program influenced the behaviour of 10 academic staff in the role of program coordinator 6 to 12 months followi…
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Educational Managment Administration & Leadership 40 (1): 127-147 Jan 2012

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Ladyshewsky, RK; Flavell, H

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2012

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Purpose: To explore parents' perceptions of using low-cost motion interactive video games as home training for their children with mild/moderate cerebral palsy. Method: Semi-structured interviews were carried out with parents from 15 families after participation in an intervention where motion inte…
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Disability And Rehabilitation 34 (11): 925-933 Jan 2012

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Sandlund, M; Dock, K; Hager, CK; Waterworth, EL

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2012

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Background: Addressing the obesity epidemic requires the development of effective, scalable interventions. Pedometers and Web-based programs are beneficial in increasing activity levels but might be enhanced by the addition of nonhuman coaching. Objectives: We hypothesized that a virtual coach woul…
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Journal Of Medical Internet Research 14 (1) Jan-Feb 2012

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Watson, A; Bickmore, T; Cange, A; Kulshreshtha, A; Kvedar, J

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2012

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Numerous studies have investigated the effect of Interactive Cancer Communication Systems (ICCSs) on system users' improvements in psychosocial status. Research in this area, however, has focused mostly on cancer patients, rather than on caregivers, and on the direct effects of ICCSs on improved ou…
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Journal Of Health Communication 17 (2): 125-140 Jan 2012

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Namkoong, K; DuBenske, LL; Gustafson, DH; Hawkins, RP; Shah, DV; McTavish, FM; Cleary, JF

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2012

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Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to present results from a two-part study that tests the efficacy of a methodology for tacit knowledge retrieval, validation and sharing known as generative knowledge interviewing with a group of senior leaders in a non-profit organization, and then assesses th…
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Journal Of Knowledge Management 16 (1): 45-60 Jan 2012

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Peet, M

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2012

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A teacher's role was dramatically changed from that of an educator to that of a facilitator with the adoption of semi-scripted curriculums. This case study explores teachers' perception and implementation of a state's English Language Arts curriculum in first-grade classrooms. Four first-grade teac…
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Language And Education 26 (1): 77-90 Jan 2012

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Ainsworth, MT; Ortlieb, E; Cheek, EH; Pate, RS; Fetters, C

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2012

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Background: Students are a popular source of data to evaluate the performance of clinical teachers. Instruments to obtain student evaluations must have proven validity. One aspect of validity that often remains underexposed is the possibility of effects of between-student differences and teacher an…
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Medical Teacher 34 (4): 320-326 Jan 2012

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Boerboom, TBB; Mainhard, T); Dolmans, DHJM; Scherpbier, AJJA; Van Beukelen, P; Jaarsma, ADC

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2012

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This article describes strategies of an evidence-based parenting programme, Families and Schools Together (FAST), which has a track record for retaining low-income families. FAST multi-family groups held after school are led by culturally representative teams of parents and professionals. Parents…
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European Journal Of Developmental Psychology 9 (1):75-88 Jan 2012

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McDonald, L; FitzRoy, S; Fuchs, I; Fooken, I; Klasen, H

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2012

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