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Andes, Sarah; Kiesa, Abby – Social Education, 2020
Young people are very interested in politics right now. In 2018, the voter turnout rate for youth between the ages of 18 and 29 doubled from the previous midterm election: from 13% to 28%. This group has also made up a disproportionate share of those participating in recent demonstrations protesting racism and anti-Black violence nationwide.…
Descriptors: Youth, Political Attitudes, Voting, Citizen Participation
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Gustafson, Elena; Cohen, Alison K.; Andes, Sarah – Youth & Society, 2021
Youth civic engagement is relatively low in the United States. However, when students are involved in an action civics class (like Generation Citizen), they enthusiastically take action on a wide variety of topics. To systematically assess what issues youth are interested in, we analyzed administrative data from 1,651 action projects conducted by…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Civics, Student Projects, Urban Youth
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VanLehn, Kurt – International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 2016
Although the Andes project produced many results over its 18 years of activity, this commentary focuses on its contributions to understanding how a goal-free user interface impacts the overall design and performance of a step-based tutoring system. Whereas a goal-aligned user interface displays relevant goals as blank boxes or empty locations that…
Descriptors: Computer Interfaces, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Technology Uses in Education, Performance
Kvietok Duenas, Frances Julia – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Quechua language education and research has long been relegated to rural areas and elementary schools of the Andes. Nonetheless, current language policy in the southern Peruvian region of Cusco has opened new opportunities for Quechua, a minoritized Indigenous language, to be taught in cities and towns and in high schools. In this sociolinguistic…
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Sociolinguistics, Anthropological Linguistics, Spanish
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Levitan, Joseph – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2020
This article discusses the promises and complexities of culturally responsive leadership in schools. The study takes place in a rural secondary school in the Peruvian Andes using a participant voice methodology with 146 students and 50 parents. The goal of the study was to ascertain students' and parents' learning goals and aspirations to create…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Culturally Relevant Education, Instructional Leadership, Educational Opportunities
Henning, Gavin W.; Robbins, Rich; Andes, Stacy – National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment, 2020
Holistic student learning has been a hallmark of U.S. higher education since the early 20th Century when the American Council on Education (ACE) published the "Student Personnel Point of View" (SPPV) in 1937, reaffirming time and again that learning happens both inside and outside of the classroom. To consider students' holistic…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Higher Education, College Students, Evaluation Methods
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Seashore Louis, Karen – Journal of Educational Administration, 2022
Purpose: This paper explores the emergence and shift in critical theories and problems-of-practice over the last 50 years. Design/methodology/approach: Quipu is an Incan record-keeping system used across the Andes. Using multiple strings of different colors, hundreds of different knots were used to count, record historical events. The underlying…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, School Organization, Generational Differences, Educational Environment
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Limerick, Nicholas; Hornberger, Nancy H. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
One of the central paradoxes of textbook authorship in Indigenous languages is that some of those for whom the textbooks are intended find it challenging to read them. Here, through examining cases of Quechua across the Andes in Peru and in Ecuador, we consider the role of orthography in this paradox. Textbook authors must decide on an alphabet…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Multicultural Education, American Indian Languages, Language Variation
Grauer, Stuart R. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2020
As predictions about the effects of climate change have become more urgent, Stuart Grauer has wondered how much to bring this information into the curriculum at his school. Would learning about the possibly disastrous effects of climate change cultivate a sense of despair in students and ruin their childhoods? When working with students in the…
Descriptors: Climate, Change, Ecology, Conservation (Environment)
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Zavala, Virginia – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2020
Based on an ethnography of a language policy in the region of Apurímac in the Peruvian Andes, I analyze the boundaries that are constructed by a community of practice of Quechua "experts" in a context where resources in the indigenous language become more valuable. Although the declared wish is to build a regional "us," Quechua…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Language Planning, Communities of Practice, American Indian Languages
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Kelley, Daniel F.; Uzunlar, Nuri; Lisenbee, Alvis; Beate, Bernardo; Turner, Hope E. – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2017
We developed and implemented the Galapagos Volcanology Field Camp, a 3 week, 3 credit hour course for upper-level university students with a major course of study in geology. The course is offered by the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, is open to any student, and is usually populated by students from many universities across the U.S.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Geography, Field Experience Programs, Geography Instruction
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Travia, Ryan M.; Larcus, James G.; Andes, Stacy; Gomes, Paula G. – Journal of American College Health, 2022
This investigatory study sought to explore the range and variation of well-being initiatives on a select cross-section of college campuses across the United States and in Canada. This whitepaper seeks to highlight innovative practices that may inspire institutions to consider new ways of promoting well-being for both students and employees. In…
Descriptors: Well Being, College Environment, Foreign Countries, Program Evaluation
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Harper, Nevin J. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2018
Background: College students generally participate in study abroad experiences (SAE) at times of identity and value development as emerging adults. SAE has been criticized as perpetuating colonial acts through the project of globalization. Purpose: This research examined how participants construct meaning about place(s) and how this meaning…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Place Based Education, Cultural Awareness, College Students
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Andes, Sarah; Fitzgerald, Jason C.; Cohen, Alison K.; Warren, Scott – Peabody Journal of Education, 2021
Using a student-centered approach, Generation Citizen's (GC) action civics model helps students gain civic knowledge and skills as they work together to take action on a local issue in their community. This paper draws upon reflections from GC's decade-plus of teaching action civics at scale in middle and high schools across the United States,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Student Centered Learning, Civics, Citizenship Education
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Levitan, Joseph A. S. – Teachers College Record, 2018
Background/Context: Working towards social justice in education requires students' voices to be heard and understood (Mansfield, 2014). This is especially the case for students from marginalized populations. Prior research has shown the value and importance of students' voices for school retention, academic success, school inclusivity, and student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Indigenous Populations, Student Attitudes
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