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Observation and Participant Observation

Cindy Dell Clark

in In A Younger Voice: Doing Child-Centered Qualitative Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195376593
eISBN:
9780199865437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376593.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Participant observation is one of the sorts of observation discussed, with an emphasis on foregrounding children’s experience. Observation shares with methods of discourse analysis a way to vividly ... More


The Study of Controller Agency

Sten Jönsson

in Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546350
eISBN:
9780191720048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546350.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter considers the complexity of judgement a controller has to exercise when acting to maintain or re-design accountability structures. It argues that such controller work (as opposed to ... More


Progress Monitoring and Decision Making for Tier 2 and Beyond

Kevin J. Filter and Michelle E. Alvarez

in Functional Behavioral Assessment: A Three-Tiered Prevention Model

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764938
eISBN:
9780199918935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764938.003.0043
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The purpose of FBAs is to develop interventions that improve student behavior. Improvements in student behavior are measured formatively over time in a process called progress monitoring. Since both ... More


Tier 3 Functional Behavioral Assessment

Kevin J. Filter and Michelle E. Alvarez

in Functional Behavioral Assessment: A Three-Tiered Prevention Model

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764938
eISBN:
9780199918935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764938.003.0065
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In Tier 3 of a school-based behavior prevention model, FBA is applied to students with significant and/or dangerous problem behavior. The purpose of FBA at Tier 3 is to identify that antecedents and ... More


Imagination and Testimony in Cognitive Development: The Cautious Disciple?

PAUL L. HARRIS and MELISSA KOENIG

in Imaginative Minds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264195
eISBN:
9780191734540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264195.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Imagination is often associated with the capacity to contemplate non-existent possibilities; however imaginative faculty is also used when thinking about several non-observable but real events that ... More


Methods of exposure measurement

Emily White, Bruce K. Armstrong, and Rodolfo Saracci

in Principles of Exposure Measurement in Epidemiology: Collecting, Evaluating, and Improving Measures of Disease Risk Factors

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198509851
eISBN:
9780191723827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509851.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

A variety of subjective and objective methods of exposure measurement are used in epidemiology. They include personal interviews, self-administered questionnaires, diaries of behaviour, reference to ... More


Explanation in the Medical Schools

R. J. Hankinson

in Cause and Explanation in Ancient Greek Thought

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246564
eISBN:
9780191597572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246564.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In this chapter, Hankinson discusses the major Hellenistic Medical theories and figures, from the Alexandrian doctors Herophilus and Erasistratus in the third century bc to the Empiricist, ... More


Sleep Assessment Methods

Avi Sadeh

in Sleep and Development: Familial and Socio-Cultural Considerations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195395754
eISBN:
9780199894468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395754.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Assessing sleep in infants and children is a challenging task and there are different methods to accomplish this undertaking. Each method has its advantages and limitations and the choice of ... More


Black Holes Observed?

Harry Collins

in Gravity's Ghost and Big Dog: Scientific Discovery and Social Analysis in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226052298
eISBN:
9780226052328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226052328.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Could this signal if it is real, be said to be the first ever direct observation of a black hole?


His Host the World

Irving Singer

in George Santayana: Literary Philosopher

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300080377
eISBN:
9780300128536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300080377.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on the final part of Persons and Places entitled My Host the World. It was originally published as a separate volume and, in accordance with Santayana's wishes, appeared ... More


Case study: Developing and implementing decision support at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Ming Tai-Seale

in Shared Decision Making in Health Care: Achieving evidence-based patient choice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198723448
eISBN:
9780191790096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723448.003.0033
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

How can shared decision making (SDM) and patient decision support interventions (DESIs) be adopted in community-based, fee-for-service organizations such as the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF)? ... More


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