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Engs, Ruth C.; Mulhall, Peter F. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1981
Drinking and smoking habits of a group of college students did not change after a 15-week period of exercises. Results indicate a conscious commitment to changing life-styles may be an important factor and should be considered before physical activites are added to drug and alcohol abuse programs. (Author/JAC)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Change Strategies, Drinking, Exercise
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Crossman, Lenard H. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1981
Discusses systems theory applied to alcoholism programing which enables programers to analyze a project for maximum system effectiveness. It is suggested that generating scarce resources, especially clients, and having appropriate services, calls for extensive interorganizational linkages and for sensitive interaction with the environment. (Author)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Drug Education, Institutional Cooperation
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Winters, Patricia A. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1990
Notes that health education was incorporated into public schools in 1800s to teach evils of alcohol and other drugs. Suggests that purpose, although expanded and modified, continues today. Sees teaching methods as sophisticated and diverse to accommodate needs and personalities of students. Cites components of successful drug education programs.…
Descriptors: Drug Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Effectiveness, Success
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Wodarski, John S. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Reviews variables influencing adolescent drinking and its consequences. Describes unique educational technique "Teams-Games-Tournaments," which by emphasizing self-management teaches adolescents about alcohol use and misuse. Discusses evaluation of method which showed students and teachers liked the method better than traditional methods of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Education, Drinking, Program Effectiveness
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Biron, Ronald; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1980
The evaluation of instructional program effects traditionally operates on pre-to-post, group-level, gain-score models. A critical features scale was developed to track the critical incidents of selected students during a series of alcohol-education classes. The results are preliminary, problematic, but promising. (Author)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Attitude Change, Behavior Change, Curriculum Evaluation