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Daniel Frank

. Echo 2/2010. [5] Chvojkova, L., Vaňova, J., Vavřikova, L.: The administrative, legal and fi nacial management in the 7th Framework Programme. SLON 2011. [6] Albrecht, V., Frank, D., Vavřikova, L.: Učast ČR v 7. ramcovem programu vyzkumu a vyvoje EU a v programu Euratom v obdobi leden 2007 - červen 2011. Echo 4 - 5/2011. [7] European Commission: Impact Assessment of the Participation of SMEs in the Themes of FP5 and FP6 2009 (2010). [8] Ministerstvo pro mistni rozvoj, Male a středni

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Laura Stanszus, Daniel Fischer, Tina Böhme, Pascal Frank, Jacomo Fritzsche, Sonja Geiger, Julia Harfensteller, Paul Grossman and Ulf Schrader

). Arbeitsdefinition von Achtsamkeit im Projekt BiNKA. Working paper. Retrieved 12 January 2017, from http://achtsamkeit-und-konsum.de/?page_id=386&lang=de Bowen, S., Witkiewitz, K., Dillworth, T. M., Chawla, N., Simpson, T. L., Ostafin, B. D., & Marlatt, G. A. (2006). Mindfulness meditation and substance use in an incarcerated population. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 20(3), 343-347. https://doi.org/10.1037/0893-164X.20.3.343 Broderick, P. C., & Frank, J. L. (2014). Learning to BREATHE: An intervention to foster mindfulness in adolescence. New

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David Barney, Robert Christenson and Frank Pleban

Pre-Service Physical Education Teachers' Knowledge of Appropriate Instructional Practices in Secondary School Physical Education

Secondary school can serve as a time for youth to prepare themselves for the ‘real world’, and physical education can play an important role in this preparation. Yet in the past, secondary school physical education has not been very effective in preparing youth for life after secondary school. One area to help improve secondary school physical education is in the preparation of pre-service physical education teachers. It is during the preparation of pre-service physical education teachers that they will be taught and trained regarding appropriate instructional practices in secondary school physical education. The National Association of Sport and Physical Education created a document regarding appropriate educational practices in secondary school physical education. For this study, a survey was adapted from the National Association of Sport and Physical Education appropriate instructional practice document. Three hundred and thirteen pre-service physical education teachers from seven institutions of higher education throughout the United States were surveyed regarding their knowledge of appropriate instructional practices in secondary school physical education. It was found that pre-service physical education teachers inappropriately answered six of the 18 survey statements (33%) regarding appropriate instructional practices in secondary school physical education. When pre-service physical education teachers graduate and expose secondary school pupils to appropriate practices, there is a better chance the pupils will be prepared for the ‘real world’.

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Zdeněk Kučera, Tomáš Vondrák and Daniel Frank

://ec.europa.eu/invest-in-research/pdf/ download_en/report_international.pdf [6] Exploring synergies through coordinating policy measures between the EU Member States, Associated Countries and the European Commission. An element of the’New Partnership’ for ERA governance. Summary of discussions and recommendations. CREST OMC Working Group, European Communities 2009. http://ec.europa.eu/research/iscp/pdf/crest.pdf [7] Frank, D.: Current participation of third countries in FP7 (Dosavadni učast třetich zemi v 7. RP). Echo 4-5, pg. 9 (2011).

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Zdeněk Kučera, Tomáš Vondrák and Daniel Frank

://ec.europa.eu/invest-in-research/pdf/ download_en/report_international.pdf [6] Exploring synergies through coordinating policy measures between the EU Member States, Associated Countries and the European Commission. An element of the’New Partnership’ for ERA governance. Summary of discussions and recommendations. CREST OMC Working Group, European Communities 2009. http://ec.europa.eu/research/iscp/pdf/crest.pdf [7] Frank, D.: Dosavadni učast třetich zemi v 7. RP. Echo 4 - 5, str. 9 (2011).

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Frank Kellenberg, Joel Schmidt and Christian Werner

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This article refers to the increasing importance of lifelong learning due to changes in the structure of work and society. Learners, teachers and companies need to understand how successful adult learning can look like, which factors of influence exist, and which models are to be applied. As the current academic discussion shows, the area of self-determined and self-regulated learning is becoming increasingly important. Another relevant success factor in this context is the competency to reflect. This article deals with the question of how the three recognized success factors can be linked with each other and brought into line with adult learning. Based on literature review and the author's experience as an adult educator, this article discusses the importance of self-determination, self-regulation and reflection for the successful learning of adults, and highlights the connections between these three influencing factors. The discussion begins with the elaboration of the peculiarities of adult learning in the context of lifelong learning. The three identified influencing factors - self-determination, self-regulation and reflection - are then examined in more detail. These three factors and their influence on adult learning are presented and explained in a basic model. The associated implications for the application in teaching-learning process provide indications for the successful design of learning processes as well as an outlook for future research questions.

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Zdeněk Kučera, Martin Faťun, Daniel Frank and Tomáš Vondrák

://vyzkum.cz/FrontClanek.aspx?idsekce=799318 [7] Frank D., Albrecht V.: Šestá průběžná zpráva o účasti ČR v 7. RP. Příloha časopisu Echo, ročník 2014, č. 5-6 (2014). https://www.tc.cz/cs/publikace/periodika/seznam-periodik/echo/5-6-2014 [8] Souhrnná výzkumná zpráva o stavu prostředí bezpečnostního výzkumu v ČR. Pro MV zpracovalo Technologické centrum Akademie věd ČR (2016). [9] Národní politika výzkumu, vývoje a inovací České republiky na léta 2016–2020. Úřad vlády ČR (2015). http://vyzkum.cz/FrontClanek.aspx?idsekce=682145 [10] Metodika hodnocení výsledků výzkumných organizací a

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Daniel Frank

The aim of this paper is to evaluate existing stakeholder participation by region in the FP7, to determine the success of regions in terms of utilization of funds provided by the FP7 and the use of their scientifi c research capacities in human resources, to try to analyze regional differences in access to the FP7 at the regional level and compare the results with previous data on the participation of entities from the Czech Republic in the past FP.

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Rajabalee Yousra Banoor, Frank Rennie and Mohammad Issack Santally

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In this research we studied the correlation between the level of students’ online participation and their overall performances. We examined in this study, the participation level in different learning activities assigned to two large cohorts of learners, and compared them with their final grades at the end of the year. We defined the quality of their participation in the online course as being classified into the level of learning activities in which they participated. Learning activities were grouped into four levels which were identified namely at the knowledge, understanding, critical thinking skills and practical competencies. The findings revealed that participation in higher-order online learning activities, that is the higher ability to show critical skills and practical competencies, resulted in better grades of the learners in the module. However, the results also highlighted that overall students had a tendency to score more marks in the knowledge category as the activities required lower order cognitive skills. It was further observed that low performers demonstrated a tendency to obtain lower marks in all the four grouping levels and vice-versa for high performers. Two key elements can be concluded from the findings. The first aspect is about instructional design of such online courses where there is a need for the inclusion of learning activities targeted at the development of different types of skills, and second is the distribution and weighting given to these categories. The recommendation is that for first year students, a greater weighting of marks toward knowledge level activities will generally encourage good performances, and this could be gradually reviewed when they move on to level 2 onwards in their studies.

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Alexandru Mioc and Corina Pantea

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