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Undergraduate Students' Understanding of Proof: Relationships Between Proof Conceptions, Beliefs, and Classroom Experiences with Learning Proof

Despina A. Stylianou, Maria L. Blanton, Ourania Rotou
2015 International Journal of Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education  
Further, the study showed a strong positive relationship between students' beliefs about the role of proof and themselves as learners of proof, but weak relationship between proof ability and self-reported  ...  However, a large number of students appear to appreciate and acknowledge the rigor and central role of deductive proof in mathematics despite the difficulties they may face in producing proofs.  ...  The research reported here was supported in part by the National Science Foundation under Grant # REC-0337703.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40753-015-0003-0 fatcat:b3nriz4nkfaehc2a2d2kz4dnbi

Actissist: Proof-of-Concept Trial of a Theory-Driven Digital Intervention for Psychosis

Sandra Bucci, Christine Barrowclough, John Ainsworth, Matthew Machin, Rohan Morris, Katherine Berry, Richard Emsley, Shon Lewis, Dawn Edge, Iain Buchan, Gillian Haddock
2018 Schizophrenia Bulletin  
A theory-driven digital intervention that monitors distressing experiences and provides real-time active management strategies could improve the speed and quality of recovery in psychosis, over and above  ...  This study assesses the feasibility and acceptability of Actissist, a digital health intervention grounded in the cognitive model of psychosis that targets key early psychosis domains.  ...  Schizophrenia Bulletin vol. 44 no. 5 pp. 1070–1080, 2018 doi:10.1093/schbul/sby032 Advance Access publication March 16, 2018 Actissist: Proof-of-Concept Trial of a Theory-Driven Digital Intervention for  ... 
doi:10.1093/schbul/sby032 pmid:29566206 pmcid:PMC6135229 fatcat:kwck3safunfv7ooh3oquw6ekbe

Innovative perception analysis of HIV prevention messaging for black women in college: a proof of concept study

Rasheeta Chandler, Henry Ross, Dominique Guillaume
2022 BMC Public Health  
Background Black women in college are disproportionately affected by HIV, but have not been a population of focus for HIV prevention campaigns.  ...  This study used content from a preexisting HIV media campaign to assess its relevancy and acceptability among Black women in college.  ...  In the context of a proof-of-concept, we a confident that this approach will yield useful information for effective messages.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12889-022-13564-4 pmid:35752799 pmcid:PMC9233782 fatcat:cqgfi63hkbdmhjtcyfqbhbhk6m

Real-Time Auditory Feedback Induced Adaptation to Walking among Seniors using Heel2Toe Sensor: A Proof-of-Concept Study (Preprint)

Kedar KV Mate, Ahmed Abou-Sharkh, Jose Morais, Nancy E Mayo
2019 JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies  
A pre-post study included 5 training sessions over 2 weeks in the community on a purposive sample of six seniors.  ...  During gait training, therapists use a number of verbal and visual cues to place the heel first when stepping.  ...  Conflicts of Interest KKVM, AA-S, and NEM are cofounders of a start-up enterprise Physio Biometrics Inc. The Heel2Toe sensor is one of the products that will be commercialized.  ... 
doi:10.2196/13889 pmid:31825320 pmcid:PMC6931056 fatcat:fzy3xtovszca3nmq2ta2lzrpzi

Beyond process monitoring: a proof‐of‐concept of event‐driven business activity management

Christian Janiesch, Martin Matzner, Oliver Müller
2012 Business Process Management Journal  
Proof-of-concept In order to practically evaluate our conceptual architecture, we assigned a group of seven Information Systems Master's degree students the task to build a proof-of-concept using commercial  ...  a proof-of-concept using standard software products Demonstration Next, the use of the artifact to solve one or more instances of the defined research problem is demonstrated.  ... 
doi:10.1108/14637151211253765 fatcat:ilwriies3rao3jzvjx5pvr2n4q

Effectiveness of a Short Term Induction Regimen of a Biosimilar Adalimumab in the Long Term Management of Symptomatic Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Community Based Proof of Concept Observational Study [article]

Arvind Chopra, Nagnath Khadke, Manjit Saluja, Toktam M Kianifard, Anuradha Venugopalan
2021 medRxiv   pre-print
Over 50% patients maintained prolonged improvement and provided proof of concept (defined a-priori). Serum Interleukin-6 assay showed a sharp reduction at 24 weeks.  ...  Absence of control was a limitation. Conclusion: A ten-week administration of biosimilar adalimumab in difficult to treat AS showed early substantial improvement which often persisted for 24 weeks.  ...  proof of the concept (see statistical design and data analysis).  ... 
doi:10.1101/2021.11.14.21266244 fatcat:5bf6mdjapnf5tkxri3ysovaraa

Home-Based Telepsychiatry and in-Home CBT for Management of Major Depression in HIV-Positive Adults 50 Years and Older: A Proof-of-Concept Study

James A Bourgeois
2017 Acta Psychopathologica  
Clinician feedback further supported the feasibility and acceptability of using this delivery of treatment.  ...  Larger clinical trials focused on older PLWH using a similar treatment regimen will help provide more insight into viable healthcare models for this growing population.  ...  The study psychiatrists used the Community Healthy Activities Model Program for Seniors (CHAMPS) instrument to collect baseline information on physical, social, and recreational activities and the Problem-Solving  ... 
doi:10.4172/2469-6676.100096 fatcat:caglu5di2jfg3irepr2cvimrey

Applying a New Model for Sharing Population Health Data to National Syndromic Influenza Surveillance: DiSTRIBuTE Project Proof of Concept, 2006 to 2009

Donald R Olson, Marc Paladini, William B Lober, David L Buckeridge, ISDS Distribute Working Group
2011 PLOS Currents  
With the emergence of novel A/H1N1 influenza in the spring of 2009, the project was used to support information sharing and ad hoc querying at the state and local level.  ...  With the emergence of novel A/H1N1 influenza in the spring of 2009, the project was used to support information sharing and ad hoc querying at the state and local level.  ...  During the H1N1 pandemic, the US CDC played a vital role in the expansion of Distribute from a proof of concept project to a nationwide project that currently includes forty-two participating public health  ... 
doi:10.1371/currents.rrn1251 pmid:21894257 pmcid:PMC3148528 fatcat:6huqgfhktvbpbijsz2b3goqrcu

Using network analysis for the prediction of treatment dropout in patients with mood and anxiety disorders: A methodological proof-of-concept study

Wolfgang Lutz, Brian Schwartz, Stefan G. Hofmann, Aaron J. Fisher, Kristin Husen, Julian A. Rubel
2018 Scientific Reports  
The recently emerged, innovative statistical tool of complex network analysis was used in the present proof-of-concept study to improve the prediction of attrition.  ...  The network analysis identified four additional predictors: Expected force of being excited, outstrength of experiencing social support, betweenness of feeling nervous, and instrength of being active.  ...  The corresponding author had access to all data in the study and had final responsibility for the decision to submit for publication. Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41598-018-25953-0 pmid:29777110 pmcid:PMC5959887 fatcat:cw54gmk3ezdv3eleyo4ajcuhvi

Photo-Realistic Interactive Virtual Environments for Neurorehabilitation in Mild Cognitive Impairment (NeuroVRehab.PT): A Participatory Design and Proof-of-Concept Study

Filipa Ferreira-Brito, Sérgio Alves, Osvaldo Santos, Tiago Guerreiro, Cátia Caneiras, Luís Carriço, Ana Verdelho
2020 Journal of Clinical Medicine  
Here, we investigated the feasibility and rehabilitation potential of a new design approach for creating highly realistic interactive virtual environments for MCI patients' neurorehabilitation.  ...  ., medium-sized supermarket, the use of shopping lists) were established according to a shopping behavior questionnaire filled in by 110 older adults.  ...  for the development of preliminary versions of the image-based environment, and to Ana Virgolino for her insightful contributions regarding the platform interface.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jcm9123821 pmid:33255869 fatcat:yfbzdaf4yrdhrj4inr2fpc2ete

Radiomics for detecting prostate cancer bone metastases invisible in CT: a proof-of-concept study

Ricarda Hinzpeter, Livia Baumann, Roman Guggenberger, Martin Huellner, Hatem Alkadhi, Bettina Baessler
2021 European Radiology  
Conclusion Our proof-of-concept study indicates that radiomics may accurately differentiate unaffected bone from metastatic bone, being invisible by the human eye on CT.  ...  promising applications include automatic bone segmentation, followed by a radiomics classifier, allowing for a screening-like approach in the detection of bone metastases.  ...  The main finding of our proof-of-concept study indicates that the usage of a gradient-boosted tree, trained on the selected 11 most important CT-derived radiomic features, achieved a diagnostic accuracy  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00330-021-08245-6 pmid:34559264 pmcid:PMC8831270 fatcat:4mxqvspcabafjkdvhwdy4wvvsi

Using in situ simulation to improve care of the acutely ill patient by enhancing interprofessional working: a qualitative proof of concept study in primary care in England

Amy Halls, Mohan Kanagasundaram, Margaret Lau-Walker, Hilary Diack, Simon Bettles
2019 BMJ Open  
This proof of concept study aimed to develop an in situ simulation of a medical emergency to use within primary care, and assess its acceptability and utility through participants' reported experiences.SettingThree  ...  on interdisciplinary training and potential future developments of the in situ simulation.ResultsThe in situ simulation was appropriate for use within the participating General Practices.  ...  Thank you to Corina Downing, for producing the 999 call handler script and Cath Taylor for insightful comments on the draft manuscript Contributors SB was responsible for all aspects of the study including  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028572 pmid:31340967 pmcid:PMC6661592 fatcat:w55logqmhvfoxl2k7i3ngtetrm

Is there a need for formal undergraduate patient handover training and could an educational workshop effectively provide this? A proof-of-concept study in a Scottish Medical School

Nicholas Holt, Kirsty Crowe, Daniel Lynagh, Zoe Hutcheson
2020 BMJ Open  
BackgroundPoor communication between healthcare professionals is recognised as accounting for a significant proportion of adverse patient outcomes.  ...  Despite this, a significant proportion of medical schools do not teach the skill.ObjectivesThis study had two aims: (1) demonstrate a need for formal handover training through assessing the pre-existing  ...  Additionally, we would like to acknowledge Cordiner and Gajree for their assistance in the design of the handover workshop, and Shields for early statistical analysis support.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-034468 pmid:32051318 pmcid:PMC7045128 fatcat:dirxjzjyerfe5ne2kl3q46qlcq

The gas cylinder, the motorcycle and the village health team member: a proof-of-concept study for the use of the Microsystems Quality Improvement Approach to strengthen the routine immunization system in Uganda

Dorothy A Bazos, Lea R Ayers LaFave, Gautham Suresh, Kevin C Shannon, Fred Nuwaha, Mark E Splaine
2015 Implementation Science  
The Africa Routine Immunization Systems Essentials-System Innovation (ARISE-SI) initiative is a proof-of-concept study to assess the application of the Microsystems Quality Improvement Approach for generating  ...  It provides a robust framework for engaging teams in the development of unique local solutions that strengthen RI systems in resource poor settings.  ...  development of a conceptual framework, adaptation of the tools and methods to the Ugandan public health context, and interpretation and analysis of the information collected, and without whom, this initiative  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13012-015-0215-3 pmid:25889485 pmcid:PMC4377204 fatcat:2syyjomxlzctdjlcyeyrznunc4

Beneficial effect of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation combined with cognitive training for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease: a proof of concept study

Jonathan Bentwich, Evgenia Dobronevsky, Sergio Aichenbaum, Ran Shorer, Ruth Peretz, Michael Khaigrekht, Revital Gandelman Marton, Jose M. Rabey
2011 Journal of neural transmission  
A European double blind study is underway.  ...  In this study, rTMS-COG (provided by Neuronix Ltd., Yokneam, Israel) seems a promising effective and safe modality for AD treatment, possibly as good as cholinesterase inhibitors.  ...  Rabey is a consultant for Neruronix Ltd. He is also Chairman of the Steering Committee for the European multicenter research sponsored by Neuronix Ltd.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00702-010-0578-1 pmid:21246222 fatcat:fodi6v5t5bdlpda3rxajrhk5gq
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