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Guajardo, Miguel A.; Guajardo, Francisco J. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2017
This article weaves the life of a Mexican laborer, who with his wife brought his family to the United States and mentored two university professors, as they became activists in their craft. The professors honor their father through a reflective process where they share and make sense of a series of stories that describe their Papi's experience in…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Mentors, Laborers, Activism
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Cuevas, Stephany – Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Using an emerging model of family engagement in higher education and the concept of parental role construction as a framework, this study presents the "Ley de la Vida" (Law of Life) process to explore how Latina/o immigrant parents experience their children's transition to higher education. Centered on the experiences of 15 parents of…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, First Generation College Students
Morales-Roman, Gildrette M. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Since the twentieth century to present, the role of women in society has undergone fundamental changes. Women, today, has assumed many different task and new roles, becoming part of professional workforce and increasing level of education by aspiring a higher education gaining access to leadership positions. The purpose of this qualitative…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Higher Education, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students
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Hornberger, Nancy H.; Swinehart, Karl F. – International Multilingual Research Journal, 2012
Within discourses of language endangerment, life stages such as child language acquisition, adolescent language shift, and the death of community elders figure prominently, but what of the role of other, intermediate life stages during adulthood and professional life in the course of language obsolescence or revitalization? Drawing from long-term…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, Language Planning, Bilingual Education, Child Language
Pellus Perez, Elena – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Hernan Perez de Oliva (1494?-1531) was a learned Spanish humanist who wrote his major works in the decades following the discovery of America. By articulating events of his career and literary life, my goal is to comprehend his contributions to the early literary production regarding the newly-found Americas. The thesis consists of three parts.…
Descriptors: Latin American History, Drama, Spanish, Moral Issues
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Scholes Gillingsde González, Barbara – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2011
This article aims at sharing a vital issue that emerged from the findings of a qualitative research study into collective responses of teachers of English as a foreign language to an extended change process in their Mexican university context from 1989 to 2003. The data generation process employed was comprised of semi-structured interviews as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Professional Recognition
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Maier, Linda S. – Hispania, 2011
Alberto Fuguet, one of the leaders of the McOndo writers who seek cultural direction from the United States and exploit mass-media formulas, is a polarizing figure in contemporary Latin American culture. His most recent full-length novel, the semi-autobiographical "Las peliculas de mi vida" (2003), has led many to conclude that Fuguet is simply a…
Descriptors: Literature, Authors, Popular Culture, Latin American Culture
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Povenmire-Kirk, Tiana C.; Lindstrom, Lauren; Bullis, Michael – Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 2010
Postschool outcomes for youth with disabilities vary depending on culture, ethnicity, race, gender, and socioeconomic status. The aim of this study was to identify and describe the needs of youth with disabilities from Latino backgrounds who are transitioning from school to adulthood in Oregon. Using a conceptual model that included community…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Family Involvement, Disabilities, Interviews
Pinto, Teresa Almeida; Marreel, Iris; Hatton-Yeo, Alan – Online Submission, 2009
This version of "Guide of Ideas for Planning and Implementing Intergenerational Projects," written in Spanish, is for all professionals that are or wish to be enrolled in the development of intergenerational activities. This "Guide" is the main product of the Project MATES--Mainstreaming Intergenerational Solidarity,…
Descriptors: Program Development, Guides, Employment Potential, Housing
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Hernandez, Robb – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2006
This article features the life of Robert "Cyclona" Legorreta and his Fire of Life/El Fuego de la Vida Collection. In this article, the author critically deploys "homosexual" not only to capture Legorreta's self-identification but also to argue for the importance of "situated knowledges" about same-sex desire in relation to art, political action,…
Descriptors: Primary Sources, Cultural Maintenance, Preservation, Popular Culture
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Cortés-González, Pablo; Rivas-Flores, J.Ignacio; Leite-Méndez, Analía E. – Ethnography and Education, 2016
This paper analyses a particular socio-educational experience in a marginalised neighbourhood in Malaga, Spain. This initiative came about as an institutional proposal to combat neoliberal austerity policies and is known as the "Casa de la Buena Vida". It aims to generate new educational practices based on solidarity, dignity and…
Descriptors: Social Change, Disadvantaged, Neighborhoods, Neoliberalism
Pinto, Teresa Almeida; Marreel, Iris; Hatton-Yeo, Alan – Online Submission, 2009
This version of "Guide of Ideas for Planning and Implementing Intergenerational Projects," written in Portuguese, is for all professionals that are or wish to be enrolled in the development of intergenerational activities. This "Guide" is the main product of the Project MATES--Mainstreaming Intergenerational Solidarity,…
Descriptors: Program Development, Guides, Employment Potential, Housing
Pinto, Teresa Almeida; Marreel, Iris; Hatton-Yeo, Alan – Online Submission, 2009
"Guide of Ideas for Planning and Implementing Intergenerational Projects," is for all professionals that are or wish to be enrolled in the development of intergenerational activities. This "Guide" is the main product of the Project MATES--Mainstreaming Intergenerational Solidarity, co-financed by the Lifelong Learning…
Descriptors: Program Development, Guides, Employment Potential, Housing
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Albornoz, Aurora de – Revista de Occidente, 1970
Descriptors: Analytical Criticism, Imagery, Impressionistic Criticism, Literary Styles
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Martinez de la Vega, Francisco – Cuadernos Americanos, 1973
Comments on events in Chile and Algiers; short homage to Neruda. (SK)
Descriptors: Imperialism, Political Influences, Political Power, Politics
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