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  1. A Suffering Generation: Six Factors Contributing to the Mental Health Crisis in North American Higher Education

    Alicia Kruisselbrink Flatt

    College Quarterly Vol. 16, No. 1 (2013)

    The number of students on university and college campuses that are struggling with depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, and psychosis across North America is rising (Gallagher, 2008). This... More

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  2. Collaboration and Competition on a Wiki: The Praxis of Online Social Learning to Improve Academic Writing and Research in Under-Graduate Students

    Julie-Anne Carroll, Abbey Diaz, Judith Meiklejohn, Michelle Newcomb & Barbara Adkins

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 29, No. 4 (2013) pp. 513–525

    While the Internet has been described as fundamental to higher education students, social and leisure internet tools are also increasingly being used by these students to generate and maintain... More

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  3. Implementation of an Electronic Objective Structured Clinical Exam for Assessing Practical Skills in Pre-Professional Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Programs: Examiner and Course Coordinator Perspectives

    Suzanne J. Snodgrass, Samantha E. Ashby, Darren A. Rivett & Trevor Russell

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 30, No. 2 (2014) pp. 152–166

    Assessment of practical clinical skills is essential in the health fields. Objective Structured Clinical Exams (OSCEs), where examiners assess students performing clinical procedures on simulated... More

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  4. Roads Scholars: Part-Time Faculty Job Satisfaction in Community Colleges

    Allison L. Kramer, Gene W. Gloeckner & Daniel Jacoby

    Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 38, No. 4 (2014) pp. 287–299

    Are part-time faculty members satisfied with their roles in higher education? Data from part-time faculty responses regarding their experiences in higher education vary. Valadez and Antony (2001)... More

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  5. Attitudes on Barriers and Benefits of Distance Education among Mississippi Delta Allied Health Community College Faculty, Staff, and Students

    Susan Mayfield-Johnson, Richard S. Mohn, Amal K. Mitra, Rebekah Young & Elizabeth M. McCullers

    Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 38, No. 6 (2014) pp. 551–563

    Online distance education creates increased opportunities for continuing education and advanced training for allied health professionals living in underserved and geographically isolated areas. The... More

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  6. Co-Curricular Engagement for Non-Traditional Online Learners

    Sherry J. Fontaine & Shawn M. Cook

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 3 ()

    Engagement in co-curricular activities is a means of educating the whole student, providing an opportunity for the integration of academic, professional, and personal development. Residential... More

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  7. The Acceptability of Online and For-Profit Nursing Degrees: A Study of Hiring Gatekeeper Perceptions

    James W. Kinneer

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 2 ()

    A national survey of health care recruiters was used to compare their attitudes toward four different RN-to-BSN degree options based on the method of instruction (classroom, online) and the type of... More

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  8. Identifying and Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Online Students in Higher Education

    Bonny Barr

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 2 ()

    89% of colleges and universities in the United States offer online courses and of those institutions 58% offer degree programs that are completely online (Parker, Lenhart & Moore, 2011)... More

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  9. Evaluating a "Second Life" Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Demonstrator Project: What Can We Learn?

    Chris Beaumont, Maggi Savin-Baden, Emily Conradi & Terry Poulton

    Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 1 (2014) pp. 125–141

    This article reports the findings of a demonstrator project to evaluate how effectively Immersive Virtual Worlds (IVWs) could support problem-based learning. The project designed, created and... More

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  10. A Policy of Individualization and Flexibility Ignoring the Situation of Non-Self-Reliant Individuals: The Example of Swedish Basic Adult Education

    Ingrid Henning Loeb & Karin Lumsden Wass

    Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies Vol. 12, No. 2 (August 2014) pp. 399–422

    Based on a case study in Swedish municipal basic adult education this article addresses current policies for providing individualized and flexible learning, which have been reinforced in recent... More

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  11. Comparing eLearning and Classroom Instruction on HIV/AIDS Knowledge Uptake and Internalizing among South African and Irish Pupils

    Hendra van Zyl, Pieter Visser, Elmarie van Wyk & Ria Laubscher

    Health Education Journal Vol. 73, No. 6 (November 2014) pp. 746–754

    Objective: Innovative public health approaches are required to improve human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) education and prevention among adolescents, one of ... More

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  12. Evaluation of a Health Education Programme about Traumatic Brain Injury

    Jane Mertz Garcia, Debra M. Sellers, Amy E. Hilgendorf & Debra L. Burnett

    Health Education Journal Vol. 73, No. 5 (September 2014) pp. 588–599

    Objective: Our aim was to evaluate a health education programme (TBIoptions: Promoting Knowledge) designed to increase public awareness and understanding about traumatic brain injury (TBI) through ... More

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  13. Rethinking Healthcare Transitions and Policies: Changing and Expanding Roles in Transitional Care

    Patricienn K. Moreño

    Health Education Journal Vol. 73, No. 4 (July 2014) pp. 415–422

    The breakdown of care transitions between various healthcare facilities, providers, and services is a major issue in healthcare, and accounts for over US$15 billion in healthcare expenditures... More

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  14. Reality-Based Learning: Outbreak, an Engaging Introductory Course in Public Health and Epidemiology

    David Santandreu Calonge & Danilla Grando

    Health Education Journal Vol. 72, No. 5 (September 2013) pp. 584–600

    Objective: To develop a totally online reality-based course that engages students and enables the development of enhanced teamwork and report-writing skills. Setting: Outbreaks of infectious... More

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  15. Mobile Phone-Based Behavioural Interventions for Health: A Systematic Review

    Eric R. Buhi, Tara E. Trudnak, Mary P. Martinasek, Alison B. Oberne, Hollie J. Fuhrmann & Robert J. McDermott

    Health Education Journal Vol. 72, No. 5 (September 2013) pp. 564–583

    Objective: To perform a systematic review of the literature concerning behavioural mobile health (mHealth) and summarize points related to heath topic, use of theory, audience, purpose, design,... More

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  16. Examination of a Physical Education Personal Health Science Course: Face-to-Face Classroom Compared to Online Hybrid Instruction

    Renee Elizabeth Frimming, Glenna G. Bower & Chulhwan Choi

    Physical Educator Vol. 70, No. 4 (2013) pp. 359–373

    Many studies have compared traditional face-to-face courses to online or distance education courses. The purpose of this study was to examine academic performance, perceptions, and experiences of... More

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  17. Using Social Media to Assess Conceptualizations of Sexuality

    Robert J. Zeglin & Julie Mitchell

    American Journal of Sexuality Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (2014) pp. 276–291

    There is currently no validated model explaining the variability of sexual expression. This has created a scenario where sexuality, as a construct, is purely intuitive. Sexuality educators have... More

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  18. Digital Storytelling: A Novel Methodology for Sexual Health Promotion

    Kylene Guse, Andrea Spagat, Amy Hill, Andrea Lira, Stephen Heathcock & Melissa Gilliam

    American Journal of Sexuality Education Vol. 8, No. 4 (2013) pp. 213–227

    Digital storytelling draws on the power of narrative for personal and social transformation. This technique has many desirable attributes for sexuality education, including a participatory... More

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  19. Telehealth in the School Setting: An Integrative Review

    Cori A. Reynolds & Erin D. Maughan

    Journal of School Nursing Vol. 31, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 44–53

    Telehealth, the provision of health care through long-distance telecommunications technology, is a tool that can be used by school nurses to address and improve the health status of schoolchildren.... More

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  20. Dissecting an Online Intervention for Cancer Survivors: Four Exploratory Analyses of Internet Engagement and Its Effects on Health Status and Health Behaviors

    Zhenghao Chen, Pang Wei Koh, Philip L. Ritter, Kate Lorig, Erin O'Carroll Bantum & Suchi Saria

    Health Education & Behavior Vol. 42, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 32–45

    The Internet has been used extensively to offer health education content and also for social support. More recently, we have seen the advent of Internet-based health education interventions that... More

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