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If you were going on a weight loss diet, as so many of us have, you would ask a few hard questions about any program that a friend or physician asked you to try. First, you would want to know what the diet is (" Atkins? South Beach? What's that? ") Next, you would want to know if it works (" How much weight have people lost on that diet? Really?! ")(More)
The Hawaiian Studies Program (HSP) integrates the learning of Hawaiian culture with more traditional secondary curriculum in science, social studies, and English. Students also participate in weekly community service-learning sessions. Fifty-five HSP students and 29 peers (who were not involved in the program), completed a survey measuring: students'(More)
t has been well documented that young people today are volunteering at unprecedented rates. A new CIRCLE Working Paper by Lewis A. Friedland and Shauna Morimoto examines the motivating factors behind this rise in volunteering. The researchers found that for middle-and upper-middle-class high school students " resume-padding " is one of the motivating(More)
Corporation examines the impact of service-learning on civic engagement. The study finds that service-learning students score higher than comparison students on several outcomes, although most of the differences are not statistically significant. Service-learning students are significantly more likely to say they intend to vote and that they enjoy school.(More)
Difficulties experienced by mothers caring for a child with cystic fibrosis were assessed. Difficulties were categorized as: (1) developmental, which included tasks generic to all families (bedtimes, socialization, siblings and communication with others); and (2) illness, which were especially pertinent to the care of the child with cystic fibrosis(More)
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