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García-Santillán, Arturo; Mexicano-Fernández, Esmeralda; Molchanova, Violetta S. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2021
The purpose of the study is to determine the degree of Internet addiction in engineering students. It takes as a theoretical reference the scale proposed by Young (1998), which establish the criteria and ranges of addiction. The instrument is in Likert format with responses ranging from 1 (rarely) to 5 (always). The participants were 306 students…
Descriptors: Internet, Addictive Behavior, Engineering Education, Foreign Countries
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Necochea, Virginia – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2019
For far too long has community been left out of major discussions surrounding educational reform in the state of New Mexico. Judge Sarah Singleton's ruling in "Martínez/Yazzie v. State of New Mexico" (2018) opens up an opportunity for various stakeholders to offer alternative models in addressing the need to provide a 'sufficient…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Community Involvement, Court Litigation, Access to Education
Villarreal, Belen MacGregor – ProQuest LLC, 2014
As an immigration hub for a diverse group of Spanish speakers, Los Angeles lends itself to research on dialect contact and leveling. Studies regarding the Spanish spoken by natives of Los Angeles reveal considerable homogeneity with respect to pronunciation, vocabulary and terms of address. This uniformity is notable because two different dialect…
Descriptors: Spanish Speaking, Grade 4, Grade 5, Public Schools
Cru, Josep – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2018
This article looks at the web comments to two video clips posted on YouTube in 2014. One video features the song 'Sangre Maya', by Pat Boy and El Cima, two Maya rappers from the Yucatán peninsula of Mexico. The other song is called 'Rap de la Tierra' and is performed by Luanko, a Mapuche rapper from Santiago in Chile. First, I discuss significant…
Descriptors: Music, Video Technology, Singing, American Indians
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Baca, Judy – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2005
La Memoria de Nuestra Tierra combines a meticulously hand-painted landscape with historic photographs in a seamless blend imprinted on the holographic-like surface of a metallic coated substrate. The mural for the Denver International Airport, entitled La Memoria de Nuestra Tierra is a breakthrough in digital murals, printed digitally on a…
Descriptors: Art Products, Painting (Visual Arts), Air Transportation, Computer Graphics
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Beck, Scott A.; Rangel, Dolores E. – Bilingual Review, 2009
This article gives an analysis of two books: Thomas Rivera's "...y no se lo trago la tierra" and Helena Maria Viramontes's "Under the Feet of Jesus". The two books are strong and important literary texts that stand in close relation to each other. Both texts treat the subject of migrant childhood by affirming central themes of Chicano literature.…
Descriptors: History, Mexican Americans, Children, Hispanic Americans
Anton, Karl-Heinz – Neusprachliche Mitteilungen, 1973
Appended is text of the song Duerme, negrito'' (Sleep, Little Black Boy) by Atahualpa Yupanqui, as recorded by Mercedes Sosa on the album El grito de la tierra'' (The Cry of the Land), Philips 6347005. (RS)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Literary Criticism
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Aragon, Cecilia – Youth Theatre Journal, 2001
Examines the representation of gender and ethnicity in two female protagonists, Maria in "Simply Maria" and Alicia in "Alicia in Wonder Tierra." Demonstrates the cultural politics that direct how the protagonists negotiate gender identity within Mexican-American cultures. (SG)
Descriptors: Characterization, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, Feminism
Arellano, Anselmo F., Ed. – 1978
The 1977-1978 ethnic heritage project of the Chama Valley (New Mexico) Public Schools involved teachers and students in a search for and recognition of the contributions of Indo-Hispanos of the area to the history of New Mexico and the culture and society of America. The resulting collection of historical, cultural, and folklore materials presents…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Citizen Participation, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background
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Rivera, John-Michael – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2005
The cartographic and aesthetic marker reveals about the contradictions inherent in the racial and civic constitution of the U.S. body politic based on the political and cultural notions of "landscape" during the mid-nineteenth-century era and the neoliberal era of 2005. These two liminal periods are placed to render a more complete portrait of the…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, United States History, Civics, Race
Davis, Donna M., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2007
The goal of this book is to generate discussion not only about how individuals can create meaningful educational experiences for all learners, but to challenge systems that necessitate a resilient nature. Ultimately, the authors promote the need for a foundation of socially just policies and practices in all educational settings and respond to the…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), African American Children, Urban Schools, School Culture
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Wiburg, Karin M.; Montoya, Nidelia; Sandin, John – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 1999
Describes a university/public school project to integrate technology with teaching and learning in a Southwest border school district. Discusses how the project was collaboratively designed, implemented, and evaluated by university faculty and school teachers and administrators. Findings demonstrated the potential of university researchers working…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs, Educational Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Kissam, Ed; Dorsey, Holda – 1997
This handbook is intended to help administrators and instructors of adult basic education and English-as-a-Second-Language programs use the 30 Tierra de Oportunidad (Land of Opportunity) instructional modules, which address four strands or clusters relating to the different major domains in which adults function: work life, family life, community,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Basic Skills
Swadesh, Frances Leon; And Others – 1975
New Mexico was inhabited thousands of years ago. Each group of settlers saw the land in distinct ways. For some, its beauty consisted of its quality, the abundance of water, and the hope of a good harvest. For others, its beautiful sites were of more importance. Thus, each group established its own manner of living on the land and of using it.…
Descriptors: American Indians, Area Studies, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education
Ortiz, Leroy; Chavez, Luisa – 1981
A number of issues related to the production of literacy materials for the Chicano children of New Mexico are discussed. First, a historical survey gives some idea of the way in which instructional materials available for use with Spanish-speaking children have contributed to cultural estrangement and alienation from their own particular home and…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Cultural Background
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