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Haitana, Tracy - - 2010
The Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT-III) is a test which is currently used in New Zealand both clinically and in research to measure receptive vocabulary skills (Phillips, McNaughton, & MacDonald, 2004; Reese & Read, 2000; Stockman, 2000). This research investigated issues of cultural bias by comparing PPVT-III scores obtained by ...
Black, Stella - - 2010
The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) is a behavioural screening questionnaire developed specifically for children and adolescents. This paper presents SDQ scores for a sample of 484 New Zealand secondary school students aged 13-17 and examines the relationship between SDQ score, ethnicity, age, gender, and alcohol and cannabis use. We ...
Cable, Donald A. - - 2010
A survey of 75 industrial and organizational (I/O) psychology practitioners in New Zealand was conducted to determine the actual work practices of those in the field. The majority of participants were employees (72%), and worked in consultancy (49%). Extending the work of other researchers on the role of I/O psychology ...
Mathieson, Fiona - - 2010
While there is evidence that graduates gain competence in the practice of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) as a result of training, the clinical environment to which the graduate returns can impact on the ongoing use of CBT skills. Twenty seven New Zealand mental health services professionals were surveyed about the ...
Fitzgerald, John - - 2010
Nyqvist, K.H - - 2010
Since Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) was developed in Colombia in the 1970s, two trends in clinical application emerged. In low-income settings, the original KMC modelis implemented. Thus consists of continuous (24 h/day, 7 days/week) and prolonged mother/ parent--infant skin-to-skin contact; early discharge with the infant in the kangaroo position; (ideally) ...
Ball, Olivia - - 2010
All babies have a human right to breastmilk, based on the right to life, to adequate nutrition and to the highest attainable standard of health, and based on women's rights, which include the right to breastfeed, to breastfeeding education and to paid maternity leave. This article examines international human rights ...
Rodriguez, Rosana - - 2010
Trota, Michi - - 2010
Taylor, Mark - - 2010
In an age of enhanced visual technology, the use of visual supplements in the classroom has become increasingly effective in conveying information about complex biological concepts. What is more, many students feel the need to "see" concepts depicted in one form or another. Over many years of teaching biology at ...
Ong, Bessie - - 2010
A role-play of transcription and translation to synthesize a short polypeptide was enacted in the classroom. At the end, students were quizzed about what they had learned and surveyed for their satisfaction with the activity. Most students performed well on the factual-comprehension questions. Students' satisfaction with the activity was generally ...
Rieser, Frank - - 2010
Using visual aids in the instruction of biology is a technique with deep roots. Collections of historical images, many now in the public domain, are currently being digitized and made available online by several academic and commercial organizations. Unfortunately, the original indexes, guides, and catalogs for the materials are frequently ...
O'Connell, Dan - - 2010
When describing biogeochemical transfers, textbook authors have often overstated the role of soil while neglecting the role of carbon dioxide. Unfortunately, these errors align with naive biogeochemical intuitions. This article aims to increase awareness of the prevalence of such misconceptions and offers countermeasures. Avoiding these misconceptions becomes increasingly important as ...
Degolier, Teresa - - 2010
This exercise engages students in critically evaluating weight-loss products and programs. Specific objectives are to investigate, analyze, and substantiate claims made by the weight-loss industry and interpret how these claims may be fraudulent, misleading, or perhaps even truthful.
Rea, Roy - - 2010
Plant compensatory growth is a phenomenon of exaggerated vegetative growth that occurs in plants as a result of mechanical damage (e.g., cutting or browsing). Because shoots, leaves, and other plant parts grow larger on plants undergoing compensation, they typically fall outside of the normal ranges given in plant identification keys ...
Leonard, Bill - - 2010
Sack, Jeffrey - - 2010
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