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Kells, Michelle Hall – Community Literacy Journal, 2012
This article examines what a pedagogy of public rhetoric and community literacy might look like based on an understanding of twentieth century Mexican American civil rights rhetoric. The inductive process of examining archival materials and conducting oral histories informs this discussion on the processes and challenges of gaining civic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Archives, Research, War
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Schadl, Suzanne M.; Todeschini, Marina – College & Research Libraries, 2015
This citation analysis examines the use of Spanish- and Portuguese-language books and articles in PhD dissertations on Latin America at the University of New Mexico between 2000 and 2009. Two sets of data are presented: The first identifies the use of Spanish- and Portuguese-language books and articles across 17 academic departments; and the…
Descriptors: Citation Analysis, Spanish, Portuguese, Latin American Literature
Levinson, Bradley A. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2014
The current tumult in the Mexican education arena has deep roots in politics and tradition, but it is latter-day global competition and international measures of student performance that are driving reform efforts. Teacher strikes and demonstrations are not new in Mexico, but issues raised by today's protesting teachers represent a combination of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Activism, Advocacy, Resistance to Change
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Barberà, Elena; Gómez-Rey, Pilar; Fernández-Navarro, Francisco – Open Learning, 2016
This study examines success factors in online learning from the instructors' perspective. Academic success comprises not only student satisfaction and good grades, but also perception of learning and knowledge transfer. A systemic model of inputs-process-outputs of learning was used. A total of 322 online teachers from four different universities…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Online Courses, Academic Achievement, Open Universities
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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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Craig, Dana; Etcheverry, Jose; Ferris, Stefan – McGill Journal of Education, 2016
This Note provides an analysis of Mexico's "Telesecundaria" program within the context of Mexico's new education reform framework offering a succinct background of the project, as well as key policy lessons that can be useful for other jurisdictions interested in the development of distance education programs. This Note uses a literature…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Access to Education, Interviews, Qualitative Research
von Ahlefeld, Hannah – CELE Exchange, 2009
CELE's International Pilot Project on Evaluating Quality in Educational Spaces aims to assist education authorities, schools and others to maximise the use of and investment in learning environments. This article provides an update on the pilot project, which is currently being implemented in Brazil, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal and the United…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, School Space
Wood, Jackie; Poel, Elissa Wolfe – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2006
Since 2002, the New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (NMSBVI) in Alamogordo, New Mexico, has worked to create a partnership with the "Centro de Capacitacion para Invidentes" in Durango, Mexico, and the "Instituto de Asesoria y Apoyo para Ciegor" in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The purpose of this association was to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Recreational Programs, Visual Impairments, Partnerships in Education
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Palmer, Daryl W. – Great Plains Quarterly, 2009
In the spring of 1540, Francisco Vazquez de Coronado led an "entrada" from present-day Mexico into the region we call New Mexico, where the expedition spent a violent winter among pueblo peoples. The following year, after a long march across the Great Plains, Coronado led an elite group of his men north into present-day Kansas where,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Spanish Culture, Literary Genres, Geographic Regions
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Sneider, Leah – American Indian Quarterly, 2012
Arming themselves with "manifest destiny" rhetoric, which claimed divine Anglo-Saxon superiority as justification for the conquest of Indigenous and Mexican peoples and the land they occupied, white settlers forcefully pushed into California territory. The two-year-long Mexican-American War resulted in the acquisition of the present-day…
Descriptors: United States History, Tribes, Autobiographies, American Indians
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Vigil, Antonio – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2006
"Aztlanscape" is a painting that explores the notions of history, migration, and cultural exchange. It depicts various places with significant relationships to one another, reconfigured into a new landscape. The specific locales used in this painting are Albuquerque, New Mexico; Oakland, California; and Mexico DF, Mexico. These cities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migration, Cultural Influences, Painting (Visual Arts)
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Cooley, Van E.; Shen, Jianping; Miller, Deborah S.; Winograd, Peter N.; Rainey, John Mark; Yuan, Wenhui; Ryan, Lisa – Educational Horizons, 2006
The accountability required by school-reform measures such as No Child Left Behind has placed increased emphasis on data analysis for appraising schools, administrators, teachers, and students. The focus of accountability-driven initiatives is developing policies and procedures that collectively influence the district, the school, and most…
Descriptors: State Action, Grants, Data Analysis, School Restructuring
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Duran, Connee M.; Null, J. Wesley – American Educational History Journal, 2009
For more than a century, high school students in the United States have been required to take at least one course in United States History. Almost every U.S. history textbook used for these courses covers the Texas Revolution in one way or another. Since the Texas Revolution is a significant part of American history, the authors chose to focus…
Descriptors: United States History, Intervals, Textbooks, Conflict
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Roldan Vera, Eugenia – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
This article explores some of the specificities, transformations and continuities in the role of the state in education in Mexico (New Spain) over a long period of time (1788-1848) before and after independence, by focusing on the ritual of public examinations in elementary schools. In addition to a review of the laws and regulations that led to a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Citizenship, Tests
Boulard, Garry – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2006
Some education officials with expertise in American Indian scholarship programs say a lack of available money and information continue to limit American Indian enrollment in higher education. Pamela Silas, director of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, says they help more than 100 students a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Scholarships, American Indians, College Students
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