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Golubeva, Irina; Gómez Parra, Ma. Elena; Espejo Mohedano, Roberto – Intercultural Education, 2018
Since ERASMUS (European Region Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students) was launched there has been a constant debate about the civic significance of this mobility programme. The purpose of this article is to analyse the understanding of "active citizenship" by Erasmus students. In order to discover Erasmus students'…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Student Attitudes, Student Mobility, International Cooperation
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Schwieter, John W.; Ferreira, Aline; Miller, Paul Chamness – Intercultural Education, 2018
English-speaking learners of L2 Spanish who were taking part in a four-week study abroad program in Spain and Japanese-speaking learners of L2 English who were individually studying in year-long abroad experiences participated in the present study. Quantitative and qualitative data from language questionnaires and contact profiles along with…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Metalinguistics, Second Language Learning
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Madrid-Fernández, Daniel; Katz, Susan Roberta – Intercultural Education, 2018
This paper aims to study the perception of 208 students [37 "gitanos" (gypsies), 138 "payos" (non-gypsies), 22 mixed ethnicity ("gitano-payo"), and 8 other ethnicities] in areas and schools with gitano populations in the City and Province of Granada, Spain, considering nine factors related to the segregation,…
Descriptors: School Surveys, Likert Scales, Student Attitudes, Minority Group Students
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Gutiérrez Almarza, G.; Durán Martínez, R.; Beltrán Llavador, F. – Intercultural Education, 2015
A pre-placement questionnaire was completed by a cohort of 30 students participating in the Erasmus exchange programmes from the University of Salamanca, placed in British universities, and by a group of 25 Nottingham Trent University students hosted by diverse Spanish universities. The questionnaire was then analysed with the aim of providing a…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Questionnaires, Student Placement, Exchange Programs
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Etxeberria, Felix; Murua, Hilario; Arrieta, Elisabet; Garmendia, Joxe; Etxeberria, Juan – Intercultural Education, 2015
This paper presents the results of a study of prejudice against immigrants in secondary schools in the Basque Country, in Spain. We carried out a review of the best-known questionnaires and catalogues on prejudices regarding immigration and we drew up a new questionnaire, with positive and negative scales of prejudices, in order to apply them to…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, Social Bias
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Ware, Paige – Intercultural Education, 2013
This paper explores the pedagogical and conceptual issues that accompany the integration of intercultural communication skills into the secondary curriculum by analyzing the interactions of 102 adolescents in Spain and the USA during a 15-week, classroom-based, international online exchange. Focusing on the skills of discovery and interaction…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Secondary School Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
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Navarro, Santiago Palacios; Lopez de Arechavaleta, Blanca Olalde – Intercultural Education, 2010
People use mental shortcuts to simplify the amount of information they receive from the environment. Heuristic reasoning can be included among these mental shortcuts. In general, heuristics is useful for making fast decisions and judgements, but in certain cases, it may lead to systematic errors because some relevant aspects presented in the given…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Heuristics, Immigration, Mathematics Instruction
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Fernandez, Oscar – Intercultural Education, 2006
The marginalization of the Romany community in Spain, as elsewhere in the world, has its roots in a centuries-old history of ethnic segregation. In response, the Romany community has come to feel intimidated and rejected. This has led to the establishment of communities on the outskirts of cities, generally with very poor living standards. In this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Social Integration, State Schools