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Rosa Morales, Awilda – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this research was to describe the experiences of regular class elementary school teachers with the Puerto Rico Department of Education who have worked with handicapped children who have been integrated to the regular classroom. Five elementary level regular class teachers were selected in the northwest zone of Puerto Rico who during…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Inclusion, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students
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Morales, Erik E.; Ambrose-Roman, Sarah; Perez-Maldonado, Rosa – Innovative Higher Education, 2016
This study presents and assesses a developmental math focused peer mentoring program at a public urban university. Over three semesters 45 mentees participated in the program. Results include substantive increases in developmental pass rates as well as increases in self-efficacy and social integration. Other noteworthy findings include the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Peer Teaching, Public Colleges, Urban Schools
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Pérez-Jorge, David; Jorge-Estévez, María Dolores; Gutiérrez-Barroso, Josué; de la Rosa-Hormiga, Milagros; Marrero-Morales, María Sandra – International Education Studies, 2016
Education and training in schools are essential elements in the development and socialization process of children from early childhood. The fact of considering health as a complete physical, mental and social wellbeing (World Health Organization (1848), WHO), and not only as the absence of illness, is closely related to the achievement of optimal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Education, High School Students, Questionnaires
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Shuffrey, Lauren C.; Morales, Santiago; Jacobson, Melanie H.; Bosquet Enlow, Michelle; Ghassabian, Akhgar; Margolis, Amy E.; Lucchini, Maristella; Carroll, Kecia N.; Crum, Rosa M.; Dabelea, Dana; Deutsch, Arielle; Fifer, William P.; Goldson, Brandon; Hockett, Christine W.; Mason, W. Alex; Jacobson, Lisette T.; O'Connor, Thomas G.; Pini, Nicolò; Rayport, Yael; Sania, Ayesha; Trasande, Leonardo; Wright, Rosalind J.; Lee, Seonjoo; Monk, Catherine – Child Development, 2023
This study examined the association of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), prenatal, and postnatal maternal depressive symptoms with externalizing, internalizing, and autism spectrum problems on the Preschool Child Behavior Checklist in 2379 children aged 4.12 ± 0.60 (48% female; 47% White, 32% Black, 15% Mixed Race, 4% Asian, <2% American…
Descriptors: Young Children, Pregnancy, Diabetes, Mothers
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Judith S. Lederman; Selina Bartels; Juan Jimenez; Norman G. Lederman; Katherine Acosta; Karina Adbo; Valarie L. Akerson; Mariana a. Bologna Soares de Andrade; Lucy Avraamidou; Kerry-Anne Barber; Estelle Blanquet; Saouma Boujaoude; Rosa Cardoso; Claire Dresslar Cesljarev; Pawat Chaipidech; Catherine Pozarski Connolly; David T. Crowther; Pabi Maya Das; Özgür Kivilcan Dogan; Ani Epitropova; Naruho Fukuda; Lichun Gai; Soraya Hamed; Cigdem Han-Tosunoglu; Gary M. Holliday; Xiao Huang; Rola Khishfe; Anna Koumara; Elianna Kraan; Jari Lavonen; Jessica Shuk Ching Leunga; Yanmei Li; Mila Rosa Librea-Carden; Cheng Liu; Shiang-Yao Liu; Kendra McMahon; Marlene Morales; Patricia D. Morrell; Irene Neumann; Jisun Park; Mafor Penn; Eric Picholle; Katerine Plakitsi; Umesh Ramnarain; Zhelyazka Raykova; Arantza Rico; Fátima Rodríguez-Marín; Aritz Ruiz-González; Carl-Johan Rundgren; Richard Deanne Sagun; Suvi Salonen; Hui Shao; Niwat Srisawasdi; Aik Ling Tan; Radu Bogdan Toma; Tshering; Zeynep Ünsal; Clara Vidal Carulla; Jana Visnovska; Frauke Voitle; Yalcin Yalaki; Hye-jin Yoo; Quianyun Zhu – International Journal of Science Education, 2024
Knowledge of scientific inquiry (SI) is considered essential to the development of an individual's Scientific Literacy (SL) and therefore, SI is included in many international science education reform documents. Two previous large scale international studies assessed the SI understandings of students entering middle school and secondary students…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes
Vivaldo-Lima, Javier; Gonzalez-Robles, Rosa O.; Castillo-Morales, Alberto – 2001
Linguistic competence in English (LCE) as a foreign language has been acknowledged as an important determinant of academic success in higher education. The purpose of this study is to determine the LCE profiles of Mexican freshman students as well as the main factors associated with differences in linguistic competence between proficient and poor…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Freshmen, Communicative Competence (Languages), Curriculum Development
Bensimon, Estela, Ed.; And Others – 1978
This document contains the proceedings of a conference held in December 1978 to discuss problems confronted by Hispanics in the higher education system of New Jersey. Presented are an opening statement by Chancellor T. Edward Hollander on the status of Hispanics in New Jersey higher education and the keynote address by Hilda Hidalgo focusing on…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Bilingual Education, College Admission, Educational Policy
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Carroll, Kathleen M.; Martino, Steve; Ball, Samuel A.; Nich, Charla; Frankforter, Tami; Anez, Luis M.; Paris, Manuel; Suarez-Morales, Lourdes; Szapocznik, Jose; Miller, William R.; Rosa, Carmen; Matthews, Julie; Farentinos, Chris – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2009
Hispanic individuals are underrepresented in clinical and research populations and are often excluded from clinical trials in the United States. Hence, there are few data on the effectiveness of most empirically validated therapies for Hispanic substance users. The authors conducted a multisite randomized trial comparing the effectiveness of 3…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Therapy, Substance Abuse, Outcomes of Treatment
Morales, Edmundo, Ed. – 1986
The eight papers presented in this document discuss the link between substance and human life in Latin America and help readers uncover some of the myths surrounding drugs, especially cocaine. Contributions range from extensive research to field work and observation. Enrique Mayer demonstrates that the coca leaf is a vital Andean cultural element…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Developing Nations, Drinking, Drug Abuse
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Morales-Lopez, Esperanza; Boldu-Menasanch, Rosa Maria; Alonso-Rodriguez, Jesus Amador; Gras-Ferrer, Victoria; Rodriguez-Gonzalez, Maria Angeles – Sign Language Studies, 2005
This article describes the predicative verbal system of Catalan Sign Language (LSC) as it is used by Deaf people in the province of Barcelona. We also present a historical perspective of the research on this topic, which provides insight into the changes that have taken place over the last few decades in sign language linguistics. The principal…
Descriptors: Sign Language, Deafness, Foreign Countries, Diachronic Linguistics