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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
Pierson, Sandra E. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Driving behavior is a contributing factor in 85% of all traffic crashes; therefore, driver reeducation must be centered on increasing safe driving behavior. Because self-reflection strategies have been shown to change behavior, a study using a self-assessment tool was conducted with Virginia adult drivers mandated to complete a driver improvement…
Descriptors: Driver Education, Safety Education, Traffic Safety, Adult Education
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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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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)
Ayala, Donna – Online Submission, 2008
This study investigated the effects of cognitive readiness in a Navy simulated environment, the simulation being the Multi-Mission Team Trainer. The research question that drove this study was: will simulations increase cognitive readiness? One of the tasks of Navy sailors is to deal with unpredictable events. Unpredictability in the military is…
Descriptors: Simulation, War, Military Training, Armed Forces