Julie Dyke Ford

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In this article we point to the ways in which engineering and communication disciplines can work together to ensure the ABET criterion that encompasses effective communication is represented in engineering curricula. Drawing upon examples from several universities in North America, we offer useful portraits of writing across the curriculum approaches,(More)
BACKGROUND The use of CAM is at an all time high. There is very little research that compares the use of CAM in elders by ethnicity in rural settings. The purpose of the study was to determine if there was a difference between African American and Caucasian American rural elders on use of CAM and self-reported satisfaction with CAM. METHODS The design was(More)
As complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is becoming more accepted in Western culture, healthcare consumers are choosing CAM as an adjunct to conventional healthcare practices. A variety of cultural backgrounds contributes to the need to advance knowledge and evaluate outcomes of healthcare practices related to CAM. The issues presented in this(More)
This article considers the understudied phenomenon of children’s organized leisure as it relates to the division of labor in the family. Using both quantitative and qualitative data, we first ask whether the labor entailed by children’s organized leisure is divided evenly between mothers and fathers. Both data sets indicate that this is not the case, with(More)
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