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Spain Today, 1973
Reviews background and work of contemporary writers Joaquin de Entrambasaguas, Concha Suarez del Otero, Enrique Llovet, and Manuel Rios Ruiz. (RS)
Descriptors: Authors, Bibliographies, Biographies, Evaluation
Sánchez, Inmaculada Arnedillo, Ed.; Isaías, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
These proceedings contain the papers of the 12th International Conference on Mobile Learning 2016, which was organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, in Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, April 9-11, 2016. The Mobile Learning 2016 Conference seeks to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conferences (Gatherings), Conference Papers, Telecommunications
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Bezanilla, María José; Galindo-Domínguez, Hector; Campo, Lucía; Fernández-Nogueira, Donna; Ruiz, Manuel Poblete – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2023
Critical thinking is a key competence in higher education. However, little is known about the conception that students have of this competence. This study aims to analyze what university students understand by critical thinking and if these conceptions agree with those of university teachers analyzed in a previous study. A total of 263…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Competence, College Students
Ruiz, Manuel – ProQuest LLC, 2013
A college degree is widely accepted as a basic goal in education, and the United States labor market reinforces that expectation with substantial financial rewards. Today, Latinos are enrolling in colleges and universities at astronomical rates. As educators, we must provide this growing student population with the adequate programs and resources…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Hispanic American Students, Social Integration, Race
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Ruiz-Adame Reina, Manuel – Educational Gerontology, 2016
There has been an increase in the aging population in developed countries. This has led to a need for trained people in the gerontological field. The most common academic way of specializing in this field in Spain is via a master's program. It is well known that investing in human capital increases knowledge, productivity, and the probability of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Gerontology, Graduate Students, Masters Programs
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Noguera-Solano, Ricardo; Rodríguez-Caso, Juan Manuel; Ruiz-Gutiérrez, Rosaura – Science & Education, 2021
The name Lamarck is very well known in the teaching of biology, being associated with an early effort to explain evolution. Nevertheless, when evolution is taught in the classroom, the only Lamarckian ideas that stand out are related to the 'inheritance of acquired characters', invariably illustrated by the example of the lengthening of giraffes'…
Descriptors: Biology, Evolution, Scientific Concepts, Science Instruction
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Mendieta-Aragón, Adrián; Arguedas-Sanz, Raquel; Ruiz-Gómez, Luis Manuel; Navío-Marco, Julio – Education and Information Technologies, 2023
Peer learning is not fully developed or researched in online and hybrid higher education. This research analyses a peer learning experience in the asynchronous part of hybrid teaching, in one of the largest blended universities in Europe, promoting students to act as teachers of their peers, by preparing digital content (videos) for the course.…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Blended Learning, Virtual Universities, Web Based Instruction
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Bezanilla, María José; García Olalla, Ana María; Paños Castro, Jessica; Poblete Ruiz, Manuel – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
Almost twenty years after the Bologna Declaration was signed, the extent to which universities are embracing competence-based learning is a topic of much interest. This article presents a comprehensive model for the analysis of the implementation of competence-based learning (CBL) in Higher Education. An extensive bibliographic review was carried…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Higher Education, Program Implementation
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Martínez-López, Emilio J.; López-Serrano, Sebastián; De La Torre-Cruz, Manuel; Ruiz-Ariza, Alberto – Health Education Journal, 2022
Objective: The aim of this study was to analyse the effect of 8 weeks of Pokémon GO on physical fitness (cardiorespiratory fitness [CRF], Speed/Agility [S/A], and muscular strength [MS]) and fatness (body mass index [BMI], percentage of body fat [%BF], and waist-hip index), as well as possible differences between weekly physical activity (PA)…
Descriptors: Video Games, Computer Simulation, Geographic Information Systems, Exercise
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Río-Ruiz, Manuel Ángel; Jiménez-Rodrigo, María Luisa; Caro-Cabrera, Manuel Jesús – Critical Studies in Education, 2015
In 2012 Spain inaugurated a reform of its higher education financial aid system inspired by three principles: cost-sharing, increasing academic performance and school efficiency. This reform has shifted the aim of the system from equality of access to a type of meritocracy that can be defined as class-biased, as it is only applied to low-income…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Financial Aid, Higher Education, Finance Reform
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Miguel Ángel Rodriguez-Florido; José Juan Reyes-Cabrera; Aday Melián; Carmen Nieves Hernández-Flores; Juan Ruiz-Azola; Manuel Maynar – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2024
The metaverse is known as the hypothetical iteration of the Internet as a single, connected, universal and immersive virtual world that can be accessed via immersive technology devices. One approach to this concept can be achieved through the use of multi-user immersive virtual reality applications. Immersive virtual reality (IVR), which uses…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Medical Students, Internet, Computer Simulation
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Sánchez-Carracedo, Fermín; Ruiz-Morales, Jorge; Valderrama-Hernández, Rocío; Muñoz-Rodríguez, José Manuel; Gomera, Antonio – Studies in Higher Education, 2021
This paper analyzes the extent to which sustainability is present in the curricula of the 16 Education Degree programs belonging to the EDINSOST project: 6 Early Childhood Education Degrees, 7 Primary Education Degrees, 2 Pedagogy Degrees and 1 Social Education Degree. The results obtained suggest that sustainability is present in all Degrees, but…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Education Programs, Elementary School Teachers
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López-Serrano, Sebastián; Ruiz-Ariza, Alberto; De La Torre-Cruz, Manuel; Martínez-López, Emilio J. – South African Journal of Education, 2021
Recent studies and reviews have shown the positive effects of exergames (EXs) on physical activity (PA) and fitness in children and adolescents. Nevertheless, their effects on cognition have been scarcely explored, and no previous review has focussed on this relationship. The purpose of the research reported on here was to analyse the acute and…
Descriptors: Children, Adolescents, Game Based Learning, Video Games
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Vega-Carrero, Sandra; Alejandro-Pulido, Manuel; Ruiz, Nancy Esther – Online Submission, 2017
This article presents the results of a research study conducted with college students at a University in Colombia that offers an online program of English as a Foreign Language. The goal of this study was to understand the students' perceptions. It mainly responded to the following research questions: Why do these students participate in an EFL…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Simulation
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De la Torre-Cruz, Manuel J.; Suárez-Manzano, Sara; López-Serrano, Sebastián; Ruiz-Ariza, Alberto – Health Education Research, 2020
The relationship between parental support and physical activity enjoyment appears to be mediated by individual-level factors. The aim of this study was to examine whether the relationship between perceived parental support and physical activity enjoyment is mediated by overweight and obese adolescents' physical fitness, both subjectively and…
Descriptors: Parent Influence, Physical Activities, Physical Fitness, Adolescents
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