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How to Tackle Key Challenges in the Promotion of Physical Activity among Older Adults (65+): The AEQUIPA Network Approach

Sarah Forberger, Karin Bammann, Jürgen Bauer, Susanne Boll, Gabriele Bolte, Tilman Brand, Andreas Hein, Frauke Koppelin, Sonia Lippke, Jochen Meyer, Claudia Pischke, Claudia Voelcker-Rehage (+1 others)
2017 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Currently, the empirical work is still underway. First experiences indicate that the network has achieved a strong regional linkage with communities, local stakeholders and individuals.  ...  A review of existing PA intervention studies among the elderly revealed the potential to assess equity effects. The results will add to the theoretical Int.  ...  Acknowledgments: The study is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph14040379 pmid:28375177 pmcid:PMC5409580 fatcat:4d4hqvj4lrhqxifebe2beeaeo4

Law and Digital Transformation

Yuri Tikhomirov, Nikolai Kichigin, Fatima Tsomartova, Sayana Balkhayeva
2021 Legal Issues in the Digital Age  
The article is an attempt to analyze legal challenges of digitization applying the method of comprehensive, intersectional and systemic analysis, which breaks down the excessive compartmentalization of  ...  Like before, digitization at its current stage combines social and technological mechanisms of managing societal processes, ingrained into the wide socio-economic context and connected with the implementation  ...  Corporate self-regulation is useful, but it still is voluntary and non-binding.  ... 
doi:10.17323/2713-2749.2021.2.3.20 fatcat:dnj5fszkknbkxnf3erz5o2lsfu

Redefining Agricultural and Extension Education as a Field of Study: Consensus of Fifteen Engaged International Scholars

Glen Shinn, Gary Wingenbach, James Lindner, Gary Briers, Matt Baker
2009 Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education  
From a submission of fifteen personal definitions, 95 stem statements were winnowed to 51 consensus statements agreed to by the expert panel.  ...  prototypes, the expert panel members agreed on a professional definition that redefines the field of study based on constructs representing a sound conceptual foundation, while anticipating societal, technical  ...  and applied sciences 5. conducts research to improve the national agricultural extension system 6. conducts research to improve vocational and technical agricultural education 7. depends on a socio-economic  ... 
doi:10.5191/jiaee.2009.16106 fatcat:sioetua2tnazxixomjrzrsdy6a

Reinventing academic publishing online. Part II: A socio-technical vision

Brian Whitworth, Rob Friedman
2009 First Monday  
Using socio-technical tools it is possible to accept all, evaluate all and publish all academic documents. Editors and reviewers will remain, but their role will change, from gatekeepers to guides.  ...  Yet that is what socio-technical systems do -activate people to increase common gains. Part 1 argued that scholars must do this or be left behind in the dust of progress.  ...  Thanks also to Guy Kloss, Massey University, and to Daniel Mietchen, Friedrich Schiller University, for useful comments and links.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v14i9.2642 fatcat:hxotn7fsyzdd3bajbbkbuc35f4

Regulating the Oil Palm Boom: Assessing the Effectiveness of Environmental Governance Approaches to Agro-industrial Pollution in Indonesia

JOHN MCCARTHY, ZAHARI ZEN
2009 Law & Policy  
and to address the wider socio-economic and political realities within which problems are embedded and where any policy tool must be applied.  ...  This article considers the effectiveness of these new approaches, including the widely influential International Organization for Standardizations (ISO) 14001 series for environmental management systems  ...  Certification schemes such as RSPO build on earlier experience with environmental management systems (EMS), which are simply systems designed for moving information around an organization to help a business  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9930.2009.00312.x fatcat:2rac5k3f7fhwndvx5d67lxobj4

Whither Nursing Models? The value of nursing theory in the context of evidence-based practice and multidisciplinary health care

Niall McCrae
2011 Journal of Advanced Nursing  
In the current context of multidisciplinary services and the doctrine of evidence-based practice, a unique theoretical standpoint comprising the art and science of nursing is more relevant than ever.  ...  Literature on nursing models and theory since the 1950s, from health and social care databases. Discussion. Arguments against nursing theory are challenged.  ...  Introduction The legitimacy of any profession is built on its ability to generate and apply theory.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05821.x pmid:21906131 fatcat:g36ypplwlvbpplq4qs3ji3v2rq

New Directions for School Effectiveness Research: Towards School Effectiveness Without Schools

Daniel Muijs
2006 Journal of educational change  
Overall then, changes are afoot that challenge traditional school effectiveness research.  ...  What is clear, though, is that the technical possibilities for distributed schooling are rapidly increasing.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10833-006-0002-7 fatcat:btbuyiy2vjh3riawdbdfceglha

Varieties of experimentalism

Christopher K. Ansell, Martin Bartenberger
2016 Ecological Economics  
Controlled experiments primarily aim to isolate causality, while Darwinian experimentation endeavors to enhance systemic innovation and generative experimentation seeks to generate new solution concepts  ...  However, from a transdisciplinary perspective, it is important to recognize the different values, purposes, and stances toward knowledge that they entail.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the two anonymous reviewers for their very conscientious review of earlier drafts of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2016.05.016 fatcat:7dpqjtb7xvfv3a4bpr5juifayy

What's the matter with realism?

Justin Rosenberg
1990 Review of International Studies  
criticisms apply.  ...  structure applies.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0260210500112379 fatcat:npxuvnlj3ncuhanxtdo4777one

Feasibility of energy justice: Exploring national and local efforts for energy development in Nepal

Mine Islar, Sara Brogaard, Martin Lemberg-Pedersen
2017 Energy Policy  
It is argued that off-grid and micro-scale energy development offers an alternative path to fossil-fuel use and top-down resource management as they democratize the grid and increase marginalized communities  ...  A B S T R A C T The energy justice framework serves as an important decision-making tool in order to understand how different principles of justice can inform energy systems and policies.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge Dipak Gyawali as well as our informants for their contributions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2017.03.004 fatcat:kbidtdhsrnbglcqwjxm6wker4u

Ecological Leadership: Going Beyond System Leadership for Diffusing School-Based Innovations in the Crucible of Change for 21st Century Learning

Yancy Toh, Azilawati Jamaludin, Wei Loong David Hung, Paul Meng-Huat Chua
2014 The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher  
schools, thus bringing forth transformative changes in the system.  ...  system leadership to think and act in a more encompassing way.  ...  To change organizations and systems will require leaders to get experience in linking to other parts of the system'' (p. 8).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40299-014-0211-4 fatcat:fs4orb3d7bby3kcnyhdtpttt6q

Embedded Place-Responsive Learning, Participatory Video and Scholastic Achievement in Northern Manitoba Adult Environmental Education

Jeffray Roy Stepaniuk
2019 Journal of Human Resource and Sustainability Studies  
Academic performance is a challenge confronting many postsecondary students in Northern Manitoba.  ...  Importantly, there was less of a difference academically between non-and self-declared Aboriginal student test scores when situated learning and participatory video use were compared to didactic delivery  ...  the acquisition of knowledge. "… there is a change afoot and they're trying to hold back the dam, and the dam has to break, because the dam excludes many, and if we are not teaching and making education  ... 
doi:10.4236/jhrss.2019.72013 fatcat:k5kzxuvd45d3lkbqmdilyplw4y

Helping self-help: The fundamental conundrum of development assistance

David Ellerman
2007 The Journal of Socio-Economics  
For more than half a century, there have been government programs and international organizations devoted to socially engineering development.  ...  This paper takes an interdisciplinary approach to explaining the old idea that the best form of assistance is to help people help themselves but that this cannot be "engineered" as is amply evidenced by  ...  Developmental change cannot be bought, but where it is afoot on its own there will be costs of change that could be partly covered by development assistance agencies.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.socec.2006.12.014 fatcat:difj6mbmnrhnri6xcmua7krw4q

LEARNING TRENDS, STRATEGIES AND CONSIDERATIONS: AN EVALUATION OF THE HYPRID E-LEARNING PRACTICE AT THE REGIONAL IT INSTITUTE USING DEMAND-DRIVEN LEARNING MODEL

Nada Megahed, Sara Yakout, Tamer Darwish, Khaled Wahba
2021 International Journal of Internet Education  
The traditional context of learning is experiencing a radical change.  ...  As a force contributing to social and economic development, E-Learning is fast becoming an accepted and indispensable part of the main-stream of educational systems in both developed and developing countries  ...  ELFH664 Managing Change. ELFH661 Adult Learning & Human Resources.  ... 
doi:10.21608/ijie.2021.183392 fatcat:hqb66ss7xfeyfmwniv3dzsyewe

Critical Omissions and New Directions for Sustainable Tourism: A Situated Macro–Micro Approach

Tazim Jamal, Blanca Camargo, Erica Wilson
2013 Sustainability  
the missing ‗body' in sustainable tourism discourse, lack of critical analysis of postcolonial and dependency issues, and propose re-situating ‗sustainable tourism' within a micro-macro, local-global systems  ...  A critical look at ecotourism reveals additional concerns, such as a cornucopia of guidelines and principles, without clear ethical justifications to support them.  ...  cultural changes in the complex tourism system.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su5114594 fatcat:n57egozbqbdkxm72j6dckaovye
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