Innovation Research & Training Awarded Grant To Develop A Web-Based Program to Promote Sexual Health in Teens

2020-12-29T16:51:14+00:00

innovation Research & Training (iRT), a behavioral sciences research company, today announced its receipt of a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). iRT researchers will use the grant to develop the Media Aware program, a web-based course for high school students designed to...

Innovation Research & Training Awarded Grant To Develop A Web-Based Program to Promote Sexual Health in Teens2020-12-29T16:51:14+00:00

iRT Scientists to Present Research Findings, Prevention Programs at National Prevention Conference

2020-12-29T18:10:01+00:00

Durham, NC (September 12, 2014)—Scientists from innovation Research & Training (iRT) will be among researchers and practitioners presenting at the upcoming National Prevention Network annual research conference September 15-18 in Hartford, CT. Durham, NC (September 12, 2014)—Scientists from innovation Research & Training (IRT) will be among researchers and practitioners presenting at the...

iRT Scientists to Present Research Findings, Prevention Programs at National Prevention Conference2020-12-29T18:10:01+00:00

iRT’s Media Literacy Research Makes Top 10 List of Education Journal’s Most Popular Pages

2020-12-29T16:42:08+00:00

Durham, NC (September 10, 2014)—A research article written by scientists at innovation Research & Training (iRT) has been listed by The Journal of Media Literacy Education as one of the top 10 most popular pages viewed in its June issue. The Journal of Media Literacy Education is an online, open-access, peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal that supports the development of research...

iRT’s Media Literacy Research Makes Top 10 List of Education Journal’s Most Popular Pages2020-12-29T16:42:08+00:00

Study Finds Media Literacy Education Effective for Teaching Adolescent Sexual Health

2020-12-29T16:40:33+00:00

Durham, NC, June 12, 2014—Teaching middle-school students about sexual health using a media literacy education approach has been shown to increase adolescents’ intentions to make healthy decisions regarding their future sexual behavior. Durham, NC, June 12, 2014—Teaching middle-school students about sexual health using a media literacy education approach has been shown to...

Study Finds Media Literacy Education Effective for Teaching Adolescent Sexual Health2020-12-29T16:40:33+00:00

Family Media Project Seeks Elementary School Families for Program Evaluation

2020-12-29T16:38:29+00:00

Durham, NC, May 22, 2014—Researchers at innovation Research & Training (iRT) are seeking families with third, fourth, and fifth grade students to take part in a study looking at media, alcohol, and tobacco. Durham, NC, May 22, 2014—Researchers at innovation Research & Training (iRT) are seeking families with third, fourth, and fifth grade students to take part in a study looking at media, alcohol...

Family Media Project Seeks Elementary School Families for Program Evaluation2020-12-29T16:38:29+00:00

iRT President Presents at the Sapienza University of Rome

2020-12-29T16:35:04+00:00

Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, president of innovation Research & Training (iRT), presented to the faculty and graduate students in the Department of Psychology at the Sapienza University of Rome on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Her presentation titled, “Media Literacy Education for Substance Abuse Prevention: Results of Three Efficacy Trials,” included an overview of using school-based media literacy...

iRT President Presents at the Sapienza University of Rome2020-12-29T16:35:04+00:00

iRT’s JMLE Paper on Media Aware—Sexual Health Published

2020-12-29T16:34:02+00:00

In a paper published in the Journal of Media Literacy Education, innovation Research & Training (iRT) scientists Drs. Tracy Scull, Christina Malik, and Janis Kupersmidt report that a comprehensive, media literacy education program for influencing adolescents’ sexual health and media literacy outcomes has the potential for positively influencing sexual health decisions. The paper, "A Media Literacy...

iRT’s JMLE Paper on Media Aware—Sexual Health Published2020-12-29T16:34:02+00:00

4-H Substance Abuse Prevention Program Partners with Clinton City Schools Blazing Stars Program

2020-12-29T16:31:18+00:00

The Sampson Weekly Week of January 17-23, 2014 Sampson County's 4-H Substance Abuse Prevention program along with Clinton City Schools Blazing Stars program have completed their first after-school education program, "Media Detectives." Sampson County's 4-H provides a 45-60 minute lesson on substance abuse prevention to 45 Butler Avenue School and Sunset Avenue School students. The Sampson...

4-H Substance Abuse Prevention Program Partners with Clinton City Schools Blazing Stars Program2020-12-29T16:31:18+00:00

Breaking down barriers

2020-12-29T16:30:31+00:00

by Amanda Moss Richmond County Daily Journal HAMLET — Families joined their students at Fairview Heights Elementary School to work together and find the hidden meanings beneath the advertisements they see on a daily basis. The program is called Media Detective and it is a media literacy education program for students in grades three through five. The goal of the program is to prevent...

Breaking down barriers2020-12-29T16:30:31+00:00

iRT seeking 3rd-5th grade teachers for research study

2020-12-31T16:47:47+00:00

iRT is looking for teachers of 3rd-5th graders, their students and students’ families to study how to best engage families in educational programming. iRT is looking for teachers of 3rd-5th graders, their students and students’ families to study how to best engage families in educational programming. Teachers will receive training and materials to teach the evidence-based Media...

iRT seeking 3rd-5th grade teachers for research study2020-12-31T16:47:47+00:00
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