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Preuss, Michael D.; Sosa, Eric M.; Rodin, Jason C.; Dorsett, Christine R.; Ramos, Jorje D.; Burleson, Chenoa R. – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2021
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) educate nearly two-thirds of the Hispanic/Latinx students who attend college. Yet little is known about the student populations they serve. Findings from two NSF-funded surveys completed with students at 14 HSIs in Texas and New Mexico in 2018 and four HSIs in TX in 2019 are presented. The combined sample was…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Minority Serving Institutions, College Students, Student Characteristics
Amezcua, Luis G. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of safety training is to avoid or at least decrease the number of work-related accidents and deaths. This study was concerned with the role that native language plays in effective training of adult construction workers in New Mexico. Specifically, this study examined workers' and trainers' perceptions of the effectiveness of safety…
Descriptors: Safety, Training, Construction Industry, Skilled Workers
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Boucouvalas, Marcie, Ed.; Avoseh, Mejai, Ed. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
The Commission on International Adult Education (CIAE) of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) provides a forum for the discussion of international issues related to adult education in general, as well as adult education in various countries around the globe. The following purposes summarize the work of the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Independent Study, Undergraduate Students
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Trujillo, Michael L. – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2008
This essay analyzes the historical construction of "Spanish" icons in northern New Mexico and the complex Hispanic and Chicano identities they both evoke and mask. It focuses on the January 1998 vandalism of a statue depicting New Mexico's first Spanish colonial governor, Don Juan de Onate. The removal of the Onate statue's foot…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, American Indians, Mexicans, United States History
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Brown, Kevin – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2019
The Indigenous Nations Library Program's hallmark mission involves advocating and creating culturally safe places for Indigenous people at the University of New Mexico. This article highlights why there is a need for creating culturally safe learning spaces. It also discusses why indigenizing higher education through spatial autonomy is a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Indigenous Populations, Cultural Relevance, College Environment
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Aguirre-Bielschowsky, Ikerne; Freeman, Claire; Vass, Eva – Environmental Education Research, 2012
This paper investigates Mexican and New Zealand children's conception of the environment and their understandings of environmental issues, focusing on how personal experiences, culture and school-based environmental education (EE) programmes influence their perspectives. Sixty Year 5 children (age 9-11) from three schools in Dunedin (New Zealand)…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis
Smith, Anne M. – 1968
The percentage of Indian children in New Mexico public schools is increasing, but dropout rates remain high and a low level of academic achievement by Indian children persists. An effort should be made to increase Johnson-O'Malley funds for Indian students, and more detailed accounting procedures should be required to ensure that these funds are…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, American Indians, Cultural Influences, Educational Finance
Lubin, Shami – Opportunity, 1972
Describes the nutritional needs of individuals in New Mexico, and the efforts of the Nutrition Improvement Program (NIP) of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine at Albuquerque to remove hunger and malnutrition. (DM)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Health Programs, Hunger, Nutrition
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Medina, Christina A.; Posadas, Carlos E. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2012
A symposium at New Mexico State University, a Hispanic-Serving Institution, revealed Hispanic students' attitudes about their experiences at the university. Discussions concerned the campus climate, mentors, the experiences of first-time students, cultural challenges, retention, and accountability. Discussion of the resulting data yields policy…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Student Experience, Student Attitudes, Organizational Climate
Borrego, John G.; And Others – 1971
The intent of this report, as stated, is to bring about an awareness of the kinds of problems faced by migrant agricultural workers (Mexican Americans and Navajos), by farmers, and by agencies offering services to these migrants in New Mexico. An overview of the national and state migrant situation is presented, as well as case studies of various…
Descriptors: Agricultural Laborers, American Indians, Cultural Influences, Economically Disadvantaged
Evans, Pierre – Opportunity, 1971
Descriptors: American Indians, Cultural Influences, Educational Needs, Federal Aid
Knox, F. Robert – 1977
Representatives of 47 federal, state, local, and tribal agencies and about 280 participants attended the May 4-5, 1977, series of presentations and workshops co-sponsored by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women. Designed to acquaint residents of the San Juan Basin with social service workers, the…
Descriptors: Agency Role, American Indians, Battered Women, Child Abuse
Oliver, Joseph D. – 1970
The purpose of this report is to present an outline of actual occurrences in communication and their social determinants in the small Spanish-English bilingual community of Los Ojos, New Mexico, with some emphasis on difference in occurrences as related to age. These generalizations are linked to past and current educational practices and social…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Attitudes, Biculturalism, Bilingualism
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Moore, Justin R.; Ratchner, Craig – Integrated Education, 1976
This study was designed in an attempt to solve what appeared to be a serious problem--the spanish speaking students confusion about their cultural identity. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Community Surveys, Cultural Background, Cultural Influences, Ethnic Groups
Murrell, William G. – 1979
Five minority alternative drug abuse prevention programs (three Indian and two Hispanic) in New Mexico were evaluated to determine which elements were successful or unsuccessful in addressing the needs of Indian and Hispanic youth regarding the relationship of substance use and abuse, cultural differences, and self-concept. The programs were…
Descriptors: American Indians, Community Support, Counseling, Counselor Client Relationship
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