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To establish by law; to perform or effect; to decree.

Enact, sometimes used synonymously with adopt, is generally applied to legislative rather than executive action.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

TO ENACT. To establish by law; to perform or effect; to decree. The usual formula in making laws is, Be it enacted.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Other faculty with MAS who are actively involved in research and publication may have developed resilience to negative peer reviews as a result of their enactive mastery experiences.
In short, she employs the auspices of heart (pedagogical love, a deep sense of calling, and soulful connection) (Hatt, 2005, 2009) as enactive teaching strategies that enable Chance and his classmates to move and support imagination creativity education on a day-to-day, hour-by-hour basis.
These characteristics resemble enactive learners, which use past experiences as a gauge to evaluate themselves when critically thinking.
What I have in mind, as Merleau-Ponty's text seems to suggests, is much more enactive. The primes and the asterisks are, in a sense, inevitable but they also indicate the possibility for conscious interaction with and active alteration of the past.
This connection reveals the potential to enact change in the spaces where AFIs and the institutions articulate together, therefore not limiting the opportunity for intra-action with potential non-AFI, enactive agents.
Inspired by the phenomenological project of Husserl, Heidegger, and especially Merleau-Ponty, the enactivist school describes the mind through four "E's": embodied, embedded, enactive, engaged (6).
The study incorporated the four sources of self-efficacy in training content that are mastery experiences, enactive mastery, social persuasion and physiological responses to experiences (Bandura, 1997).
can serve as a model for re-creating the mind of others, this 'mind' is not an interior space, but an enactive complex" (144).
Personal self-efficacy beliefs, based on existing findings (Bandura, 1997; Fast et al., 2010), may serve to predict the six wellbeing components, as well mediate the effect of enactive learning experience on the six components of wellbeing and positive school experience (e.g., enactive learning experience [right arrow] self-efficacy [right arrow] academic striving).