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Università della Svizzera italiana

Disentangling individual phases in the hunted vs. farmed meat supply chain : exploring hunters’ perceptions in Italy

Marescotti, Maria Elena ; Demartini, Eugenio ; Gibbert, Michael ; Viganò, Roberto ; Gaviglio, Anna

In: Foods, 2021, vol. 10, no. 1, p. 15 p

The growing body of literature concerning the hunted wild game meat (HWGM) supply chain is mainly focused on the final consumer, while little is known about upstream production processes. Even though the hunter plays a central role here, it is not well understood how hunters themselves perceive their role in the various phases of the production process. The present study explores Italian...

Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik Zürich HfH

The Braille Reading Skills of German speaking Students and young Adults with Visual Impairments

Lang, Markus ; Hofer, Ursula ; Winter, Fabian

In: British Journal of Visual Impairment, 2021, p. 1-23

This study aims to investigate the literacy skills of braille readers in the areas of reading fluency, reading and listening comprehension, and spelling. A total of 119 German-speaking, braille readers aged between 11.0 and 22.11 years were tested for this purpose. Data collection was carried out using a questionnaire, psychometric tests and self-constructed assessments. Wherever possible, the...

Università della Svizzera italiana

The measurements and an elaborated understanding of Chinese eHealth literacy (C-eHEALS) in chronic patients in China

Chang, Angela ; Schulz, Peter J.

In: International journal of environmental research and public health, 2018, vol. 15, no. 7, p. 1553

The rapid rise of Internet-based technologies to disseminate health information and services has been shown to enhance online health information acquisition. A Chinese version of the electronic health literacy scale (C-eHEALS) was developed to measure patients’ combined knowledge and perceived skills at finding and applying electronic health information to health problems. A valid sample...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Functional validity of a judgment skills measure within the concept of health literacy for sleeping disorder patients

Dubowicz, Arthur ; Schulz, Peter J.

In: International journal of environmental research and public health, 2014, vol. 11, no. 10, p. 10868-10882

The concept of health literacy has been widened to include higher order aspects such as patient decision-making skills while its measurement continued to rely narrowly on reading and numeracy skills, known as functional health literacy. We developed a Judgment Skills measure, designed to assess patients’ ability to make appropriate decisions with regard to their condition. The measure...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Cyberbullying perpetration and victimization among children and adolescents : a systematic review of longitudinal studies

Camerini, Anne-Linda ; Marciano, Laura ; Carrara, Anna ; Schulz, Peter J.

In: Telematics and informatics, 2020, vol. 49, no. June, p. 13 p

In this systematic review of exclusively longitudinal studies on cyberbullying perpetration and victimization among adolescents, we identified 76 original longitudinal studies published between 2007 and 2017. The majority of them approached middle school students in two waves at 6 or 12 months apart. Prevalence rates for cyberbullying perpetration varied between 5.3 and 66.2 percent, and for...

Université de Fribourg

Interpretation of clinical data and hypothesis testing with the aid of self-collected data from physiology laboratory courses: a teaching approach for medical students

Grasser, Erik Konrad ; Montani, Jean-Pierre

In: Advances in Physiology Education, 2019, vol. 43, no. 4, p. 557–560

More than 50 million scientific articles were published between 1665 and 2009 (4), with millions more expected every year (6). This incomprehensible number accounts for scientific articles alone and does not encompass various “pseudo-scientific” information and articles that are spread, without any peer review process, by social media and blogs, thereby generating a potential source of...

Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik Zürich HfH

Deaf and non-deaf research collaboration on Swiss German Sign Language (DSGS) interpreter training in Switzerland

Shores, Patty ; Hohenstein, Christiane ; Keller, Joerg

In: The International Journal for Translation & Interpreting Research, 2014, vol. 6, no. 1, p. 47-59

Teaching, training, and assessment for sign language interpreters in Swiss German sign language (DSGS) developments since 1985 have resulted in the current Bachelor level at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Special Needs Education (HfH). More recently, co-teaching with Zurich University of Applied Sciences, School of Applied Linguistics (ZHAW) non-deaf linguists in linguistics and...