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Cortés, Juan Pablo Martínez, Comp.; Martín, Santiago J. Paricio, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2017
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Aragonese, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Romance Languages, Language Minorities, Geographic Regions
Costas, Xosé-Henrique, Comp.; Expósito-Loureiro, Andrea, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2016
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise, description and basic statistics about minority language education in a specific region of Europe. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements, and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects, such as the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Romance Languages, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Preschool Education
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Gómez-de-Gabriel, Jesús Manuel; Mandow, Anthony; Fernández-Lozano, Jesús; García-Cerezo, Alfonso – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2015
This paper proposes lab work for learning fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) in mechatronic systems. These skills are important for engineering education because FDD is a key capability of competitive processes and products. The intended outcome of the lab work is that students become aware of the importance of faulty conditions and learn to…
Descriptors: Robotics, Engineering Education, Laboratories, Higher Education
González-Riaño, Xosé Antón, Comp.; Fernández-Costales, Alberto, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2014
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise, description and basic statistics about minority language education in a specific region of Europe. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements, and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects, such as the…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Foreign Countries, Romance Languages, Educational Policy
Areny, Maria, Comp.; Mayans, Pere, Comp.; Forniès, David, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2013
Regional dossiers aim at providing a concise description and basic statistics about minority language education in a specific region of Europe. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements, and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects, such as the…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Foreign Countries, Romance Languages, Educational Policy
Sanchez, Daniel – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning (NJ1), 2007
This regional dossier aims to provide concise, descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education in a specific region of Europe--the Northern Basque country. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements, and support…
Descriptors: Languages, Foreign Countries, Language Minorities, Native Language Instruction
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Rollin, Hilary – Language Learning Journal, 2006
This article considers the role of language learners in the global society and the extent to which interaction between different language communities can be regarded as possible without intercultural competence. It moves on to review the skills and competencies that can be taught to undergraduates in an attempt to enable them to engage more…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Language Role, Foreign Countries, Spanish
Gardner, Nick, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning (NJ1), 2005
This regional dossier aims to provide concise, descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education in a specific region of the European Union--the Basque country of northern Spain. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Languages, Language Minorities, Native Language Instruction
Ramos, Rosa Alicia – 1991
A method of combining second language learning and cultural education at the advanced level is described. In a third-year college Spanish course, the subject of post-Franco Spain is used as the context for developing reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and also serves as content area in itself. In addition to instructional texts,…
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, Classroom Techniques, College Second Language Programs, Cultural Context
Sanchez, George I. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1963
The present study is one of the regular series of Office of Education bulletins presenting salient features and analysis of the educational systems of other countries. Such studies in the field of comparative education are designed to serve educators, educational institutions and organizations concerned with the planning and conduct of programs in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Environmental Education, Technical Education, Fine Arts
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Irizarry, Estelle – Computers and the Humanities, 1995
Utilizes a computer program to search for legal terminology in Concepcion Arenal's 1861 treatise "The Woman of the Future." Arenal appropriated two different types of legal discourse in her work. Discusses the problems this presented for linguistic analyses. Includes fascinating details on Arenal and her work. (MJP)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Databases, Educational Change, Educational Technology
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Hauben, Paul J. – History Teacher, 1992
Describes the evolution of a course concerning the role of Spain in the Americas. Suggests that Spain has had a strong influence on the region. Explains that students participated unexpectedly well within the course's discussion seminar format. Includes an appendix setting out assigned readings and a course syllabus. (SG)
Descriptors: Course Content, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Kagan, Richard L. – American Historical Review, 1996
Examines the contribution of William Prescott's historical writing and the influence that it still exerts over Spanish historical scholarship in the United States. Prescott posited Spain as decadent, aristocratic, and consumed by social stratification and religious dogma, the antithesis of a vigorous and democratic United States. (MJP)
Descriptors: Colonialism, Content Analysis, Cultural Images, Cultural Interrelationships
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Woehr, Richard – Hispania, 1992
A classroom model is offered for an approach to introducing students to Spanish linguistics by way of the geography and history of Hispanic society. Areas covered include Spanish vocabulary, Spanish sounds, word and sentence formation, and linguistic lore. (24 references) (LB)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, European History, Foreign Countries, Geography
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Sauri-Pujol, David – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 1993
Describes a teaching experience in which a unit on environmental issues was added to a college-level human geography course. Asserts that environmental topics are not well-integrated into most geography courses. Concludes that the students enjoyed the experience but suggested that the environmental topics be integrated throughout the entire course…
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Environmental Education
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