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A Social Negotiation of Hope

Male West African Youth, ‘Waithood’ and the Pursuit of Social Becoming through Football

Christian Ungruhe and James Esson

outcomes than a football career. Ghanaians both young and old alike are now not only engrossed by the performances of the players on the pitch, they are also made aware of and captivated by the considerable material wealth and glamorous lifestyles

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Penny Welch and Susan Wright

how two projects based on indirect cultural exchanges of food, stories and performances between humanities students, cultural organisations and local residents grew out of a dinner-table conversation between friends. These projects provided both a

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Thomas J. Eveland

Armbruster, Maya Patel, Erika Johnson, and Martha Weiss discuss findings that indicate improvement in student attitudes, performance and participation, and even increased morale and enthusiasm on the part of the instructor. More than just a summary of

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Minestrone Stories

Teaching anthropology through serendipitous cultural exchanges

Regnar Kristensen

instigate another series of cultural exchanges on top of this vegetable-song-soup series of exchanges. The interviews-narrative-performance series became the second part of the Minestrone Stories. As in the former exchanges, we encouraged the students

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Shih-Hsiung Liu

performance levels and thereby determine the feasibility of the proposed teaching framework. Theoretical perspectives The need for a framework A strength of DBPL is that it provides students with opportunities to incorporate their experiential

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Olivia Mason and Nick Megoran

this in seeking to align individual working practices to an institution's ‘vision’ or ‘strategic objectives’ set by managers in the belief that this will enhance performance. HRM is thus about management of culture and meaning in an organisation

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Barbara Robertson and Mark J. Flowers

must be verified before drawing conclusions about the impact of the aid on the student's performance. Furthermore, class sections normally tend not to be distributed by themselves. A wider cross-section of students is necessary to draw such conclusions

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Daring spaces

Creating multi-sensory learning environments

Sabine Krajewski and Matthew Khoury

simple, the flooring black and the walls white, with whiteboards all around. The only colourful elements in the room would be the bean bags. Kwallek and Lewis (1990) tested the academic performance of participants in three rooms, one coloured primarily

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Sam Pryke

. He says that the improvement was definite: ‘Students performance in quizzes and exams were significantly improved upon the implementation of Socrative from 66.76% in 2015 to 72.4% in 2016, and from 46.48% in 2015 to 59.45% in 2016’. However, he notes

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Steven Roberts and Karla Elliott

, Mozambique, suggests that young working-class men react to poverty and unemployment with violence against women or sexual performance with women partners in order to gain authority, while middle-class men maintain their power through breadwinner ideology and