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Manspeaker, Sarah A.; Hankemeier, Dorice A. – Athletic Training Education Journal, 2018
Context: To maintain certification, athletic trainers (ATs) are required to obtain continuing education units (CEUs) in the area of evidence-based practice (EBP). Longitudinal analysis of outcomes after attending a Board of Certification-approved Foundations of EBP course is lacking. Objective: To evaluate ATs' knowledge retention of and…
Descriptors: Retention (Psychology), Evidence Based Practice, Athletics, Allied Health Personnel
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Navaie, Leila Ashegh – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Oral communication is one of the main reasons language learners attend language classes. As pronunciation is among the most significant aspects of oral communication, this study attempted to see how learning-oriented assessment (LOA) could affect pronunciation learning of Iranian EFL learners. To this end, 64 language learners in a private…
Descriptors: Pronunciation Instruction, Foreign Countries, Speech Communication, English (Second Language)
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Frank, Barbara; Kluge, Annette – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2018
In organizations, the assessment of mental abilities is a common way to predict learning success. This paper analyses the effect of general mental ability on skill retention and examines the relationship between refresher interventions and general mental ability in terms of skill retention. Two hundred sixty-six adult participants were trained to…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Intervention, Simulated Environment, Retention (Psychology)
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NematTabrizi, Amir Reza; Saber, Mehrnoush Akhavan – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
The study was an attempt to measure the effect of critical reading strategies, namely; re-reading, questioning and annotating on recall and retention of collocations by intermediate Iranian EFL learners. To this end, Nelson proficiency test was administered to ninety (n = 90) Iranian EFL learners studying at Zaban Sara language institute in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Reading, Reading Strategies, Second Language Learning
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Shakerian, Pouya; Rezaei, Omid; Murnani, Zeinab Toghyani; Moeinmanesh, Hamid – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
Pop songs are, in fact, an ideal source for incidental vocabulary learning because teenagers often spend large amounts of their free time listening to music and in particular to pop songs. Employing an experimental approach, this study attempted to investigate the role of pop songs on vocabulary recall, attitude and retention of Iranian advanced…
Descriptors: Singing, Music, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Homklin, Tassanee; Takahashi, Yoshi; Techakanont, Kriengkrai – International Journal of Training and Development, 2014
This study focused on integrating social and organizational support as moderators into the main analysis model of the relationship between learning -- specifically perceived knowledge retained -- and its transfer as perceived by participants. We used hierarchical regression analysis in order to test our hypotheses. Results were generally…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transfer of Training, Learning, Retention (Psychology)
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Palmer, Matthew A.; Brewer, Neil; Weber, Nathan; Nagesh, Ambika – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 2013
Prior research points to a meaningful confidence-accuracy (CA) relationship for positive identification decisions. However, there are theoretical grounds for expecting that different aspects of the CA relationship (calibration, resolution, and over/underconfidence) might be undermined in some circumstances. This research investigated whether the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Investigations, Interviews, Questioning Techniques
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Bhatti, Muhammad Awais; Battour, Mohamed Mohamed; Sundram, Veera Pandiyan Kaliani; Othman, Akmal Aini – European Journal of Training and Development, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to highlight the importance of selected environmental, situational and individual factors in the training transfer process. Design/methodology/approach: This study proposes and tests a framework via structural equation modelling by including supervisor and peer support, instrumentality and learner readiness on…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Banking, Employees, Trainees
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Curran, Vernon; Fleet, Lisa; Greene, Melanie – Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 2012
Introduction: Resuscitation and life support skills training comprises a significant proportion of continuing education programming for health professionals. The purpose of this study was to explore the perceptions and attitudes of certified resuscitation providers toward the retention of resuscitation skills, regular skills updating, and methods…
Descriptors: Health Personnel, Professional Continuing Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Training Methods
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Dewar, Michaela; Pesallaccia, Martina; Cowan, Nelson; Provinciali, Leandro; Della Sala, Sergio – Brain and Cognition, 2012
Impairment on standard tests of delayed recall is often already maximal in the aMCI stage of Alzheimer's Disease. Neuropathological work shows that the neural substrates of memory function continue to deteriorate throughout the progression of the disease, hinting that further changes in memory performance could be tracked by a more sensitive test…
Descriptors: Structural Elements (Construction), Models, Alzheimers Disease, Word Lists
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Zandieh, Zeinab; Jafarigohar, Manoochehr – English Language Teaching, 2012
The present study investigated comprehension, immediate and delayed vocabulary retention under incidental and intentional learning conditions via computer mediated hypertext gloss. One hundred and eighty four (N = 184) intermediate students of English as a foreign language at an English school participated in the study. They were randomly assigned…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Incidental Learning, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Youmans, Gina; Youmans, Scott R.; Hancock, Adrienne B. – American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 2011
Purpose: Outcomes of script training for individuals with apraxia of speech (AOS) and mild anomic aphasia were investigated. Script training is a functional treatment that has been successful for individuals with aphasia but has not been applied to individuals with AOS. Principles of motor learning were incorporated into training to promote…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Scripts, Speech Communication, Autism
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Lynch, Andrew – Language Sciences, 2009
This study analyzes the variation of syllable- and word-final /s/ among two generations of Cubans in Miami, Florida (USA): older, early exile immigrants who arrived in Miami as adults in the 1960s and 1970s, and young Miami-born Cubans whose maternal and paternal grandparents immigrated to Miami from Cuba prior to 1980. Since sibilant weakening is…
Descriptors: Linguistic Borrowing, Sociolinguistics, Language Role, Foreign Countries
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Pereira, Clement; Taylor, Jacqui; Jones, Michael – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2009
Constant and continued upgrade of skills and qualifications is imperative in a knowledge society (Davies, 1998; David and Foray, 2003), however identifying and using effective (maximise retention/recall) and efficient (minimise time to learn) learning practices is often a challenge. Spacing Effect is a robust phenomenon that suggests that the…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Electronic Learning, Learning Strategies, Regression (Statistics)
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Weiss, Mary Jane; Fabrizio, Michael; Bamond, Meredith – Journal of Precision Teaching and Celeration, 2008
Individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) often exhibit well-documented difficulties maintaining skills after they learn them. Acquired skills often disappear from their repertoires. Frequency-building procedures used with other populations have been touted as having special potential relevance for this population, and one of the reported…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Retention (Psychology), Skill Development
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