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Wilson, Angie D.; Henriksen, Richard C.; Bustamante, Rebecca; Irby, Beverly – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2016
The phenomenon of absent fathers is a common occurrence in today's homes that appears to be escalating, especially in Black households across the United States. The purpose of this study was to describe the lived experiences of successful Black men who were raised in absent-father homes as well as the lived experiences of their resilient single…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship, One Parent Family
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Tlazalo Tejeda, Ana Cristina; Basurto Santos, Nora M. – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2014
The aim of this article is to inform on research intended to find out how pronunciation instruction of English as a foreign language was handled in the language classroom with elementary students and also understand if pronunciation instruction had an impact on students' confidence when using it. In order to do this, a qualitative case study was…
Descriptors: Pronunciation Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Prewitt-Diaz, Joseph O., Ed. – 1984
This is a collection of papers related to psychological assessment and counseling in Puerto Rico. Included are: (1) an introduction (in Spanish), by Joseph O. Prewitt-Diaz; (2) "A Procedure for Constructing Valid Cross-Cultural Attitude Measures for Use in Puerto Rico," by Cecil R. Trueblood; (3) "Perfil de Personalidad en el…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Children, Counseling
Brown, George H.; And Others – 1981
Organized into 4 chapters, the report provides tabular data portraying the educational condition for about 12 million Hispanic Americans in the United States, and shows how Hispanics compare with the majority population on various measures of educational participation and achievement. Providing an overview of Hispanic Americans in the U.S.,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Cubans, Degrees (Academic)
ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, Charleston, WV. – 1995
This packet contains six briefs developed specifically for Spanish-speaking parents of Mexican origin, and English translations of the briefs. In plain language, these briefs state what researchers and practitioners have learned about various ways parents can help their children do well in school. Titles of the briefs are (1) "Apoyando el…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Child Development, Cognitive Development
1992
At the second Transborder Library Forum, 181 participants from the United States and Mexico gathered to discuss topics of international librarianship. The proceedings include the following sections: Discurso de Bienvenida (Welcome Speech) (Carlos Salas); "El Etnocentrismo Mexicano y Los Servicios de Informacion" (Mexican Ethnocentrism…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Computer Networks, Foreign Countries, Freedom of Speech
Baldwin, Charlene M., Comp. – 1991
At the first Transborder Library Forum in 1991, 132 librarians from the United States and Mexico gathered to get to know one another, discuss issues of common interest, and begin to build an international network. Conference materials are provided in both English and Spanish. Keynote addresses were delivered by Alberto Alvaro Rios and Jesus Lau.…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Childrens Libraries, Computer Networks, Databases
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Arizona Library Association. – 1996
At the sixth transborder forum, librarians from the United States, Canada, and Mexico gathered to explore topics of interest to academic, public, school, and special librarians in all three countries. The conference program and general information are provided in English and Spanish. Presentations, some in English and some in Spanish, include:…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Networks, Copyrights, Document Delivery
Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. Refugee Service Center. – 1995
This resettlement guide, entirely in Spanish, describes the initial stage of resettlement and the processes that refugees undergo as new arrivals. Subjects covered in this guide include pre-arrival procedures, admissions criteria, immigrant's statement of understanding, travel costs and U.S. Customs; resettlement procedures, immigrants'…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Compensation (Remuneration), Daily Living Skills
Estudios sobre Educacion, 2002
This journal, which provides abstracts of its articles mostly in Spanish and a few in English, contains studies (estudios) and notes (notas) about educational issues, as well as relevant book reviews (recensiones). Studies in this issue (No. 3, 2002) are: "Unprotected Time of Early Adolescence and Intergenerational Relations: A New…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Continuing Education, Cultural Context, Early Adolescents
Office of Federal Student Aid (ED), Washington, DC. – 2003
This Spanish language publication explains what federal student financial aid is and the types of student financial aid that are available. The guide opens with an overview of federal student financial aid, and then discusses how to find out about student aid. A section of general information discusses eligibility and dependency. Types of federal…
Descriptors: College Students, Federal Aid, Grants, Higher Education
Idaho State Council on Developmental Disabilities. – 1990
Designed for parents of children with disabilities, this handbook (in both English and Spanish versions) provides information about services available in Idaho, how to use these services, and how to approach the job of parenting a child with disabilities. Chapters include: (1) "Beginnings: Understanding Your Family and Your Child with a…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Children, Childrens Rights, Coping
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Elementary, Middle and Secondary Education. – 1992
This Spanish translation of the abridged version of "A New Compact for Learning" acknowledges the current U.S. education system's inadequacy to educate U.S. citizenry and introduces New York State's New Compact for Learning, intended as a plan to reorganize New York's own system. The compact's fundamental principles are: (1) recognizing…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Goal Orientation
Ford Foundation, New York, NY. – 1984
The Hispanic population's growing impact on American society has caused the Ford Foundation to explore new Foundation initiatives. The 1980 census revealed 14.6 million Hispanics: 60% Mexican American; 14% Puerto Rican; 6% Cuban, and 20% Other. The Hispanic population in the United States is growing and is characterized by diversity; rapid growth…
Descriptors: Cubans, Economic Development, Economic Opportunities, Educational Attainment
New York State Education Dept. Albany. Office for the Education of Children with Handicapping Conditions. – 1981
Intended for parents of handicapped students, the guide (available in English, Spanish, or Chinese) sets forth the New York State policies for speical education. The following topics are among those considered: eligibility for special education, program types, alternative placements (such as residential settings), referral, evaluation,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility
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