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Sociodemographic, psychological and politico-cultural correlates in Flemish students' attitude toward French and English
(Multilingual Matters & Channel View Publications, 2005)
An analysis of 100 Flemish high-school students' attitudes towards French and English (both foreign languages) revealed complex links etween personality factors, gender, politicocultural identity, communicative behaviour ...
Contribution of Patient and Physician Factors to Cardiac Rehabilitation Referral: A Prospective Multi-Level Study
Introduction: Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is a proven means of reducing mortality, yet is grossly under-utilized. This is due to both health system and patient-level factors, issues which have yet to be investigated ...
Sex differences in the prevalence of post-stroke depression: a systematic review
Objective: Depression after stroke occurs in 33% of individuals. It is grossly underdiagnosed and untreated. Sex differences in the prevalence of post-stroke depression (PSD) have not been adequately studied, and may ...
La littérature comme reconquête de la parole. L'exemple de l'Acadie
La littérature acadienne naît, comme toute littérature, par la création simultanée d'une langue et d'une nation, en marquant sa différence d'avec la littérature québécoise et la littérature française avec lesquelles elle ...
Evaluating clinical significance through equivalence testing: Extending the normative comparisons approach
(Society for Psychotherapy Research, 2009)
The field of psychology, as with many other disciplines, has been increasingly interested in being able to measure the effectiveness of behavioral interventions. This trend has led to a number of different approaches for ...
The Lonely Londoners en français : l'épreuve du métissage
(Association Canadienne de Traductologie, 2000)
En 1956, l'écrivain trinidadien Sam Selvon (1923-1994) publiait The Lonely Londoners, un roman rédigé intégralement dans une variété de langue jusque là stigmatisée et confinée au domaine dialogal : le vernaculaire créole ...
What underlies immersion students' production: The case of avoir besoin de
(American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Inc.; http://www.actfl.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1, 2004)
One of the advantages of having students work in pairs on language-related tasks is that teachers and researchers can listen to what the students say as they carry out their assigned tasks. What they say offers insights ...
Cree Decision Making Concerning Language: A Case Study
(Multilingual Matters & Channel View Publications, 2001)
In 1993, nine Cree communities on the east coast of James Bay (Quebec, Canada) and inland began work on a pilot project to use Cree as the language of instruction(CLIP) in two communities, and have continued to extend this ...
Rôle des facteurs linguistiques et extra-linguistiques dans la dévernacularisation du parler des adolescents dans les communautés francophones minoritaires du Canada
(Les Presses de l'Université Laval; http://www.pulaval.com/, 2005)
The average distance between item values: A novel approach for estimating internal consistency
(Sage Publications, 2009)
This article presents a method for assessing the internal consistency of scales that works equally well with short and long scales, namely, the average proportional distance. The method provides information on the average ...
Le mot juste en français albertain
(Les Presses de Saint Boniface; http://www.ustboniface.mb.ca/cusb/presses/, 2004)
RESUME Cette etude presente une analyse variationniste des adverbes de restriction en francais albertain. Trois variantes sont examinees, a savoir, seulement, rien que et juste. Ces trois formes entrent en correlation ...
The relationship between the group and the individual and the acquisition of native speaker variation patterns: a preliminary study
(Mouton Publishers, 2004)
The relationship between group and individual has been explored within the variationist paradigm. In L1, group patterns of variation are replicated by the individual. Second language acquisition research is concerned with ...
“You Bite It, You Write It:” Confession in Compulsory Diet Discourse
When my aunt died last year, she left behind over one hundred diet books. This inheritance, which included not only diet books but also handwritten calorie counts, food journals, marginalia, and weight tracking documents, ...
Pairwise multiple comparison tests when data are nonnormal
Numerous authors suggest that the data gathered by investigators are not normal in shape. Accordingly, methods for assessing pairwise multiple comparisons of means with traditional statistics will frequently result in ...
Current status of preemptive analgesia.
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2002-08)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The controversy over preemptive analgesia continues unabated, with studies both supporting and refuting its efficacy. The timing of an analgesic intervention and presence of a placebo control may have ...
Variability in clinical practice guidelines for sweetening agents in newborn infants undergoing painful procedures
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2009-02)
Objective: Sweetening agents have been recommended in position statements and consensus documents for procedural pain management in neonates; however, it is not clear if this has resulted in widespread adoption in ...
York University planning, budget & accountability report
(York University Dept. of Information and Development, 2004)
Language Contact, Evolution, and Death: How Ecology Rolls the Dice
(Summer Institute of Linguistics, Dallas, TX, 2000)