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Rodríguez-Solera, Carlos Rafael; Silva-Laya, Marisol – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to present the experience of a Central American university that has been successfully advancing an educational model focused on sustainability for over 25 years. Many universities in industrialized nations are assuming a more active role in promoting sustainable development, while in emerging countries,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Role of Education, Graduate Surveys
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Harris, Susan C. – Information Services and Use, 1985
Discusses the theoretical basis for integration of information functions and communication functions, the relevance of this integration in the scientific information cycle, and its positive effect on commodity research networks. The application of this theory is described using three commodity programs of the Centro Internacional de Agricultura…
Descriptors: Agricultural Personnel, Delivery Systems, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
Taves, Marvin J.; Coller, Richard W. – 1964
To examine the migration and vocational choices of recent high school graduates from three geographical areas of Minnesota, data were obtained by questionnaires and interviews of 739 male high school graduates from the years 1948-1956. The sample was stratified by agricultural income of the region. Some findings were: (1) Out-migration was greater…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Economic Factors, Graduate Surveys, High School Graduates
Sedlacek, James R. – 1987
Seventy-seven Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking agricultural change agents from developing Central and South American countries responded to a questionnaire which sought perceptions of the roles in which the change agents felt they were involved and the roles for which they felt they were being trained. The agents were participating in training…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Developing Nations, Extension Agents, Foreign Countries
Gutierrez-Rexach, Javier, Ed.; Martinez-Gil, Fernando, Ed. – 1999
Papers from the 1998 Hispanic Linguistics Symposium include: "Patterns of Gender Agreement in the Speech of Second Language Learners"; "'Nomas' in Mexican American Dialect"; "Parsing Spanish 'solo'"; "On Levels of Processing and Levels of Comprehension"; "The Role of Attention in Second/Foreign Language Classroom Research: Methodological Issues";…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Diachronic Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Language Patterns