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Aristimuño, Adriana – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2020
This article reviews and updates a previous work published in 2007 as a chapter in the "International Handbook of Catholic Education" (Aristimuño, A. 2007. "Challenges for Catholic Schools in Uruguay." In "International Handbook of Catholic Education: Challenges for School Systems in the 21st Century. Part One,"…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Religious Education
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Cote, Linda R.; Bornstein, Marc H.; Haynes, O. Maurice; Bakeman, Roger – Infancy, 2008
Cultural variation in durations, relations, and contingencies of mother-infant person- and object-directed behaviors were examined for 121 nonmigrant Latino mother-infant dyads in South America, Latina immigrants from South America and their infants living in the United States, and European American mother-infant dyads. Nonmigrant Latina mothers…
Descriptors: Mothers, Infants, Parent Child Relationship, Cultural Differences
Saenz, Victor B.; Ponjuan, Luis – Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2011
The U.S. Census data are clear: In the coming years, America's Latina/o community will continue to drive population and labor force growth. Therefore, federal and state policymakers, higher education leaders, and communities small and large across the pre-K to college continuum would be wise to seize this sizeable demographic shift to help propel…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Human Capital, Educational Attainment, Males
Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education. – 1992
This publication, intended for Spanish-speaking students in grades 6-10, has three main objectives. First, it serves as an introduction (or refresher) to basic geographic concepts. Second, it is an examination of the physical and political geography of Latin America. Third, it is designed to help students examine maps in a critical manner. The…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction
Dempsey, Beth – Library Journal, 2007
In the summer of 2006, the New York City-based Spanish-language newspaper "La Prensa" ran a series of articles on the surprisingly stressful life of the young Latina in America. The series brought to light grim statistics uncovered in the academic community that had largely escaped the mainstream. Namely, young Latinas--ages 12-17--are more likely…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Suicide, Adolescents, Users (Information)
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Alarcón, Francisco; Beneitone, Pablo; de Armas, Roberto; Franco, Sérgio Kieling; Suñé, Letícia; Veneros, Diana – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2013
There is growing consensus in Latin America on the necessity to reorganize the degree profiles in a competence-based and student-centred system, with identified learning outcomes, innovative learning and teaching strategies, and new methodologies for assessing competences which could be useful for students. There is also agreement on the need to…
Descriptors: Academic Degrees, College Credits, International Cooperation, Outcomes of Education
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Rose, Lisa Hale; Sellars-Mulhern, Precious; Jones, Cynthia; Trinidad, America; Pierre-Louis, Joanne; Okomba, Adhiambo – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
Given the nationwide concern about college persistence and graduation rates, this article reviews pertinent literature related to autonomous learning as well as social and academic engagement. It also presents findings of a qualitative study of young community college women of color, an understudied population. The article, part of a larger…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Learner Engagement, Females, Womens Education
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Patel, Sita G.; Barrera, Alinne Z.; Strambler, Michael J.; Muñoz, Ricardo F.; Macciomei, Erynn – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2016
This study compares life stressors and school outcomes among newcomer immigrant adolescents from Latin America, Asia, and the Caribbean. Participants attended a predominantly low-income, urban international public high school in the northeast. The Latina/o students were exposed to more life stressors and had lower attendance and achievement than…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Immigrants, Adolescents, Stress Variables
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Applied Linguistics, Behavior Patterns
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Educational Policy and Planning. – 1990
The proceedings from a round table held at an international symposium focuses on the planning and management of educational development. The following papers are included in this document: "Overall View on the Evaluation of Educational Plans and Reforms (Ingemar Fagerlind); "Evaluation and Research Capacity-Building in Education Meeting…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Planning
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Irizarry, Jason; Donaldson, Morgaen L. – American Educational Research Journal, 2012
Motivated by shifting demographics and the persistently low academic performance of Latinas/os in U.S. schools, the authors examine factors that influence the recruitment and retention of Latina/o teachers. Applying Latina/o critical race theory and cross-case analysis to data collected from three groups of Latinas/os at distinct points in the…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), School Holding Power, Teacher Recruitment, Preservice Teachers
Soberanes, Juan F. Millan, Ed. – Revista Interamericana de Educacion de Adultos, 1999
This journal, written in Spanish, is a publication of the Centro de Cooperacion Regional para la Educacion de Adultos en America Latina y el Caribe (CREFAL), published in conjunction with the OAS. Its main objective is the dissemination of information on research and theoretical and methodological innovation in the field of adult education.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
García-Leeds, Claudia B.; Schneider, Liora – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2017
This study is aimed at creating a treatment model grounded by professionals' knowledge and that allows the development of skills to work with families in crisis. The participants, health professionals of the Latina Domestic Violence Program (LDVP) in Philadelphia, were interviewed individually, and the answers were analyzed in accordance with…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Victims of Crime, Violence, Family Environment
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Torres, Myriam N. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2004
This "critical personal narrative" is aimed at deconstructing the imposed definition of Hispanic-Latino(a) identity to unveil its typecasting and stereotypes, although reconstructing it based on shared language, values, and experiences despite our pan-ethnic characteristics. Based on a deep and systematic reflection on my own experience as…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Personal Narratives, Hispanic Americans, Ethnic Stereotypes
Jackson, Gregory A. – 1986
Although scholars and policy analysts both value quality-controlled collections of research results, they evaluate research according to different criteria. Nevertheless, an examination of a pessimistic fictional research experience and a more productive actual experience indicate that, although differences in focus between scholars and policy…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Decision Making, Evaluation Utilization, Information Dissemination
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