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Collado-Ruano, Javier; Madroñero-Morillo, Mario; Álvarez-González, Freddy – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2019
The main goal of this article is to explain the transdisciplinary training model developed at the National University of Education (UNAE) in Ecuador, based on the ancestral worldviews of "Buen Vivir" (Good Living). "Good Living" is a philosophical and political concept of the Kichwa indigenous peoples in the Andean Region,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, Multicultural Education, Ecology
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Freyn, Amy L. – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2019
This study explored what university students in Ecuador learned in a first ever LGBTQ Literature course, as well as if the course helped to build LGBTQ allies. The research explores not only the pedagogical strategies used in the development of and during the course, but also proposes a LBGTQ+ ally development teaching framework that can guide…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, LGBTQ People, College Students
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Edenfield, Crystal – Georgia Journal of College Student Affairs, 2016
Over the last decade, many changes have taken place in Ecuador regarding education, specifically higher education. A new president was elected in 2006 and as a result a new constitution was approved in 2008. This new constitution offered educational opportunities to all Ecuadorians. The purpose of this paper is to analyze higher education in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Opportunities, Demography
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Palacios Díaz, Diego; Hidalgo Kawada, Felipe – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2021
In this paper, we analyze from genealogy the emergency of the student counseling department (DECE) in the contemporary educational policies in Ecuador. Specifically, we examine the construction of a new legal--normative architecture from the principles of living in harmony (buen vivir) that seeks to guarantee the delivery of psychological and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Counseling, Student Personnel Services, Departments
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Checa-Morales, Cristina; De-Pablos-Heredero, Carmen; Carreño, Angela Lorena; Haider, Sajid; García, Antón – Education Sciences, 2021
The knowledge of local culture is essential to establish competitive strategies in higher education. The objective of this research was to identify the organizational differences among three universities with different international contexts and satisfaction level. An approach was made regarding Relational Coordination (RC) attributes: accurate,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, College Students, Student Satisfaction
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Fernandez, Gabith Quispe; Nina, Dante Ayaviri; Villa, Marlon Villa; Flores, Rodrigo Velarde; Muñoz, Marieta Tapia – International Education Studies, 2020
This research aims to identify the motivating factors that influence the development of informal trade by merchants in the Republic of Ecuador. For this, the inductive method, at causal-statistical level, is applied; making use of a questionnaire as an information collection tool, with a sample of 310 informal merchants from a population of 3,600…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Motivation, Retailing, Small Businesses
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Bastidas Redin, María Cristina – Policy Futures in Education, 2020
The election of the first indigenous president in Bolivia, Evo Morales (leader of the Movimiento al Socialismo, MAS), and of Rafael Correa in Ecuador (leader of Alianza País, AP) were important turning points in the social and economic history of these two countries. Both were elected with anti-neoliberal platforms of social movements. Their…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Discourse Analysis, Ethnic Groups, Neoliberalism
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Ramirez-Anormaliza, Richard; Llinàs-Audet, Xavier; Sabaté, Ferran – International Journal of Training and Development, 2017
This article examines educational policies in Ecuador. It outlines the main features of the education and training systems, and analyses the impact on productivity and national development. The efforts made by various national authorities to strengthen and encourage education at all levels is evident, as well as efforts to boost productivity by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Productivity
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Wroblewski, Michael – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2020
This article takes a linguistic anthropological approach to analyzing multilingualism in the linguistic landscape of the Amazonian city of Tena, Ecuador, a key locus of indigenous Kichwa language revitalization, identity formation, and politics. Following recent scholarly reconsiderations of multilingual linguistic landscapes as sites of…
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Spanish, Ethnography, Signs
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Lavender, Jordan – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2020
This study analyses the use of English in the linguistic landscape (LL) of Azogues, Ecuador. A representative sample of fixed signs in the economic centre of the city was photographed by the author in the summer of 2017, consisting of 171 photographed signs. This study analyses what linguistic features are used and how other semiotic resources…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Language Usage, Signs
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Serrano Rodríguez, Rocío; Amor Almedina, María Isabel; Guzman Cedeño, Ángel; Guerrero-Casado, José – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
This study is to design and validate an instrument to evaluate the level of development of teaching competences (academic, social, personal, and instrumental) of the university teachers. Exploratory and confirmatory analyses are applied to validate the theoretical model. The results confirm that the "University Teaching Competence Scale"…
Descriptors: Faculty Evaluation, College Faculty, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Competencies
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Ching-Chiang, Lay-Wah Carolina; Fernández-Cárdenas, Juan Manuel – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2020
Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths education (STEM Education) is presented as a way to reduce marginalisation and promote inclusion in developing countries. This qualitative study aims to identify ways of reducing marginality and promoting inclusion through dialogic and transformative learning by high school teachers of the New Harvest…
Descriptors: Dialogs (Language), Classroom Communication, STEM Education, Socioeconomic Influences
Walsh-Dilley, Marygold; Vaquera-Vasquez, Santiago – Geography Teacher, 2021
Offered through the Honors College at the University of New Mexico, Conexiones-Ecuador is an explicitly interdisciplinary study abroad program around the theme of "Food, Sovereignty, and Development." In an immersive language and cultural studies experience, students live with host families, take Spanish language classes at the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, College Students, Cultural Awareness
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Schneider, Ben Ross; Estarellas, Pablo Cevallos; Bruns, Barbara – Comparative Education Review, 2019
Recent governments in Ecuador (2007-17) have achieved impressive improvements in education. Enrollments increased significantly, and Ecuador's learning gains on regional tests from 2006 to 2013 were among the largest in the region. Ecuador's recent PISA performance provides further confirmation of genuine progress in raising student learning. A…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Strategies
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Rodríguez-Gómez, Diana – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2019
Ecuador's innovative approach to social policy and human mobility is reflected in its education policies, specifically those pertaining to access to school. Under Ecuador's constitutional notion of universal citizenship, youth are not required to have previous academic records to enter the equivalent of K-12 education, regardless of their…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Refugees, Kindergarten, Elementary Secondary Education
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