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Oechler, Christopher C. – Hispania, 2021
On the eighth of October, 1622, Lope de Vega finished "La nueva victoria de don Gonzalo de Córdoba." This "comedia" recounts a Spanish victory in the Battle of Fleurus, one of several military triumphs that encouraged hope and excitement during the early years of Philip IV's reign. The battle had occurred in late August of…
Descriptors: History, Spanish Literature, War, Drama
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Jerónimo, Heather; Martin, Allysha – Foreign Language Annals, 2021
Research on social media in the foreign language classroom has grown significantly in the last 10 years. However, there continues to be a gap in how social media, Twitter in particular, can be used as a tool to build community within a Spanish as a second-language literature classroom. The current action research project seeks to address this gap.…
Descriptors: Social Media, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Lallana, Amparo, Ed.; Martín, Lourdes Hernández, Ed.; Gutiérrez, Mara Fuertes, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2020
This anniversary volume of the Association for the Teaching of Spanish in Higher Education in the United Kingdom is a compilation of contributions made by members and delegates at the 2019 ELEUK annual conference held at the University of Edinburgh. Throughout the book, authors share their teaching, assessment, and research practice in the area of…
Descriptors: Spanish, Higher Education, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Varela-Lago, Ana – Hispania, 2020
This article examines the life and work of Mary J. Serrano (1840-1923), a successful translator and popularizer of Spanish literature in late nineteenth-century United States. It provides a short biography of Serrano and focuses on her work for the Spanish Legation in in Washington D.C. during the Cuban War of Independence (1895-98), a period of…
Descriptors: War, Journalism, Translation, Biographies
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Navarro-Pablo, Macarena; López Gándara, Yiyi – Language Learning Journal, 2020
Very little research has been conducted on the effects of CLIL on L1 competence development. This article compares CLIL and non-CLIL learners' levels of attainment in Spanish Language and Literature in seven public schools in the South of Spain. Learners' verbal intelligence and motivation were previously matched in order to homogenise the sample.…
Descriptors: Native Language, Language Skills, Spanish, Course Content
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Ward, Julie Ann; Doyle, Madison – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2020
Pedagogical research into cooperative learning and open educational resources supports an expectation for strong learning outcomes in both cases. This article is a guide to the implementation of a group assignment in a college introductory Hispanic literature course where students create critical editions of literary texts. The critical editions…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, College Students, Open Education, Cooperative Learning
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Fernández, Ana María – Hispania, 2020
In the context of Latin American Studies (LAS) and from a sociohistorical perspective, the author proposes a non-credit workshop in Spanish as a Foreign Language (SFL) at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Its general aim is to raise students' awareness of the interrelationships between coloniality and the geopolitics of knowledge through fiction.…
Descriptors: Spanish, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Brown, Alan V.; Thompson, Gregory L. – Hispania, 2020
This article presents a descriptive analysis of the evolution of the world language Advanced Placement (AP) exam candidates' ethno-racial background, their heritage learner status, and language dominance, with particular emphasis on the two Spanish exams. The data come from aggregated national totals prepared by the College Board that include…
Descriptors: Spanish, Advanced Placement, Language Tests, Spanish Literature
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Bender, Rebecca M. – Hispania, 2020
This paper focuses on an advanced Spanish literature seminar I taught at Kansas State University dedicated entirely to Cervantes's "Don Quijote de la Mancha." In an effort to appeal to twenty-first-century students in rural Kansas, I designed my seminar to explore traditional questions of authorship, translation and reading, metafiction,…
Descriptors: Spanish Literature, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Advanced Students
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Albá Duran, Juan; Oggel, Gerdientje – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This paper reports upon the interdisciplinary exchange between a group of students at the University of Groningen (UG), The Netherlands, enrolled in a course on Hispanic literature and a group of students at the University of La Frontera (UFRO), Chile, enrolled in a course on journalism. The study focusses on three challenges: f?irst, the way…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Educational Exchange, Undergraduate Students
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Fernández, Esther – Hispania, 2019
Hispanic Catholic liturgical ceremonies since the thirteenth century have drawn upon material-symbolic imagery of "Cristos articulados" [jointed Christ-figures] for staging episodes from the Passion of Christ during Holy Week, such as the "Veneration of the Cross," the "Holy Burial," the "Visit to the…
Descriptors: Puppetry, Spanish Culture, Catholics, Religious Factors
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Brougham, Rose Marie – Hispania, 2019
A grief-stricken daughter calls out to her deceased mother asking if she can see her--"Si me puedes mirar"--and thus recognize her pain. This title appears in Olga Orozco's "Los juegos peligrosos" (1962), an elegy in which a poetic voice (in this case a daughter) laments the loss of her mother, the woman who recognized and…
Descriptors: Poetry, Spanish Literature, Grief, Daughters
Jagesic, Sanja; Wyatt, Jeff – College Board, 2018
The Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) offers high school students the opportunity to take rigorous coursework in high school and receive college credit for AP Exam scores that meet or exceed the requirements of their attending institution. Students receiving AP credit are typically exempted from an introductory-level course or series of courses…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, High School Students, College Credits, Scores
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Farmer, Julia – Hispania, 2018
This article aims to help instructors tackle a perennial challenge in teaching one of the classic works of Spanish literature: Miguel de Cervantes's "Don Quixote." Many instructors teaching the novel for the first time may feel overwhelmed at the prospect of helping students appreciate the numerous ways in which Cervantes references the…
Descriptors: Spanish Literature, Teaching Methods, Literary Genres, Literary Styles
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Thoms, Joshua J.; Poole, Frederick J. – L2 Journal, 2018
This exploratory study analyzes the digital literacy practices that resulted from learner-learner interactions within a virtual environment when collaboratively reading eighteen Spanish poems via a digital annotation tool over a four-week period in a college-level Hispanic literature course. Using an ecological theoretical perspective and…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Spanish Literature, Computer Simulation, Second Language Learning
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