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Diaz-Suarez, Damalin Judith – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this research was to determine the status of Puerto Rico's public libraries to new information technologies. Obtaining the views of library staff working in the same, characteristics and attitudes and knowledge in new information technologies needed to serve as information specialists in libraries. To know the opinion of the…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Information Technology, Library Personnel, Attitudes
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Martin-Monje, Elena – CALICO Journal, 2014
The article shows the results of a research project designed to improve the results in the English section of the Spanish University Admission Examination, or PAU, Prueba de Acceso a la Universidad (EFL-PAU henceforth). Using a quasi-experimental methodology relevant data was collected from both groups during a whole academic year just before…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, English (Second Language), Electronic Learning, Web Based Instruction
Ramirez, Mario Hugo – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Taking a critical archival studies approach, this dissertation engages critical discourse analysis as a means of analyzing the analogous treatment and representation of political dissidents from the civil war and alleged gang members in post-conflict El Salvador through the medium of human rights documentation. By analyzing a cross section of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Violence, Victims, Foreign Countries
Gimenez Lopez, Jose Luis; Garcia Laborda, Jesus; Magal Royo, M. Teresa – Online Submission, 2011
Mobile learning permits combining the most motivating elements of online learning. When becoming a supplement to face-to-face education, it is likely to become a most motivating achievement in e-learning. Up to now, little interest and work has been posed in proposing mobile learning as a supporting element for language testing. In this paper, we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Language Tests, Educational Technology
Moreno, Steve – 1981
These two booklets provide basic information about drugs and drug abuse and are part of a series of 22 booklets, designed specifically to help parents understand their children and help them to learn. "Let's Talk about Drug Abuse," (booklet #18), reviews foreign substances or drugs young people are often exposed to (i.e., tobacco,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Rearing, Children, Drug Abuse
Department of Education, Washington, DC. – 2002
This booklet, written in Spanish, is intended to be used with a set of slides as part of a presentation to students on "How To Apply for Federal Student Aid" ("Como Solicitar la Asistencia Economica Federal para Estudiantes"). The first part of the book is a script based on the slides. After the script is a guide to hosting a financial aid…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, Federal Aid, Higher Education, Paying for College
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Schement, Jorge Reina – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2001
Discusses telecommunications developments affecting Latino access and participation. Examines telecommunications policy as political discourse. Presents elements of a telecommunications policy agenda drawn from that of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and focusing on access to services, education for digital literacy, needs of small businesses…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Community Information Services, Educational Needs, Hispanic Americans
Johnson, James H. – 1997
With accurate information, educators are better able to make effective decisions. Besides being used to assess student performance, a complete program of data collection and use can also show educators how management skills, individual learning styles, and other elements affect student achievement. This digest in Spanish provides an overview of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Action Research, Data Analysis, Data Collection
National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. – 2001
Using a question and answer format, this booklet is designed to inform teens about the dangers of marijuana usage. Inset facts about marijuana and teen perspectives compliment the following topics: (1) What is marijuana? (2) How is marijuana used? (3) How long does marijuana stay in the user's body? (4) How many teens smoke marijuana? (5) Why do…
Descriptors: Drug Education, Drug Use, Intervention, Marijuana
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Interstate Research Associates, McLean, VA. – 1992
This fact sheet on epilepsy is offered in both English and Spanish. It provides a definition, information on incidence, typical characteristics, and educational implications. It notes that epilepsy is classified as "other health impaired" under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and that students with epilepsy are eligible for special…
Descriptors: Definitions, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Epilepsy
Ministerio de Educacion y Cultura, Santa Fe (Argentina). Centro de Documentacion e Informacion Educativa de la Provincia de Santa Fe. – 1970
This bulletin on educational reform published in the Argentine province of Santa Fe begins with a speech by the provincial Minister of Education and Culture concerning educational development and reform. The second speech in the bulletin, also by the Education Minister, considers the role of the teacher. In conclusion, the bulletin contains the…
Descriptors: Bulletins, Documentation, Educational Improvement, Educational Legislation
Ministerio de Educacion y Cultura, Santa Fe (Argentina). Centro de Documentacion e Informacion Educativa de la Provincia de Santa Fe. – 1970
This bulletin, published in the Argentine province of Santa Fe, is the first in a series intended to report to teachers on all levels on educational reform, the important measures and approved proposals, and the ideas behind them. This issue contains policy speeches by several education officials in positions to effect educational improvement and…
Descriptors: Bulletins, Documentation, Educational Improvement, Educational Legislation
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National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, Washington, DC. – 1994
This fact sheet offers definitions of the three types of spina bifida, outlines their incidence, describes characteristics of individuals with spina bifida, and reviews educational implications. The fact sheet emphasizes that school programs should be flexible to accommodate these students' special needs and frequent absences, that children with…
Descriptors: Definitions, Educational Methods, Elementary Secondary Education, Incidence
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Interstate Research Associates, McLean, VA. – 1993
This fact sheet on cerebral palsy is offered in both English and Spanish. First, it provides a definition and considers various causes (e.g., an insufficient amount of oxygen reaching the fetal or newborn brain). The fact sheet then offers incidence figures and explains characteristics of the three main types of cerebral palsy: spastic, athetoid,…
Descriptors: Cerebral Palsy, Definitions, Early Intervention, Educational Needs
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Interstate Research Associates, McLean, VA. – 1992
This fact sheet on spina bifida is offered in both English and Spanish. It provides definitions of the three types of spina bifida (spina bifida occulta, meningocele, and myelomeningocele). Incidence figures are given as are typical characteristics of children with spina bifida. Educational implications are briefly noted, including the need to…
Descriptors: Definitions, Early Intervention, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education
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