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Brasil, Marina Valentim; Brandelli Costa, Angelo – Youth & Society, 2022
This paper discusses how the construction of citizenship and citizen identities takes place among young students in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Considering that education is responsible for fostering the sense of citizenship, this research asked 209 students from a public high school to write letters to a future Brazilian president and to answer an…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Citizenship Education, High School Students, Letters (Correspondence)
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Coggo Cristofoletti, Evandro; Serafim, Milena Pavan – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2022
This article discusses the growth of neoliberal student activism in Brazilian higher education, considering the role of organisations called neoliberal think tanks. The following questions are addressed: why and how do these think tanks operate in the field of higher education? How do they articulate and promote student activism? The study…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Activism, Higher Education, Organizations (Groups)
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Purg, Peter; Širok, Klemen; Brasil, Daniela – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2018
Several pedagogical assets of the blended-learning courses conducted within the ADRIART.net partnership originate from their novel site-specific approach and intercultural value. Conducted outside school environments across Austria, Croatia, Italy and Slovenia in 2011-2014, over a dozen of these intensive Master's programme workshops mixed…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Teaching Methods, Student Projects, Masters Programs
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Belinaso, Leandro; Estevinho, Lúcia; Brasil Ramos, Mariana – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This article discusses recent Brazilian research on the relationship between environmental education and cultural studies. Television narratives about the environment and/or sustainability in our everyday lives are used to pose some initial questions about this relation. First, culture is discussed briefly showing how it potentially relates to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Programming (Broadcast), Futures (of Society), Sustainability
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Araujo, Waleska Regina Machado; Malta, Maíra Barreto; Faggiani, Lucas Damasio; Cardoso, Marly Augusto; Matijasevich, Alicia – Infant and Child Development, 2022
We estimated risk factors associated with suspected neuropsychomotor developmental delay at age 2 years, in a birth cohort in the Brazilian Amazon. The Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition in Acre (MINA-Brasil) study is a population-based birth cohort involving children born between July 2015 and June 2016 in the municipality of Cruzeiro do…
Descriptors: Risk, Correlation, Psychomotor Skills, Developmental Delays
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Burgos, Daniel, Ed.; Branch, John Willian, Ed. – Lecture Notes in Educational Technology, 2021
This book presents how Digital Transformation is a requirement to upgrade Latin American universities to a next level in management, lecturing and learning processes and strategies. The book starts with a thorough introduction of the Latin American context addressing the three main topics in the book: Digital Transformation, Higher Education and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Change, Higher Education
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Galvão, Afonso; Brasil, Ive – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2014
This qualitative and exploratory research is aimed at investigating the underlying reasons for the professional choice of Brazilian teachers who work within early education. Seventeen teachers (seven from public schools and 10 from private schools) were interviewed in depth in a semi-structured manner. Questions concerned the reasons that guided…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Early Childhood Education, Qualitative Research
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Salomão, Ana Cristina Biondo – International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
The present scenario of globalization and intercultural communication brings about new language learning contexts, such as Teletandem, to connect language teaching from a local and global perspective through telecollaboration. In this article, some results of a qualitative research are presented, focusing on a blended extension course for…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Stereotypes, Intercultural Communication, Program Descriptions
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Paget, Christine L.; Malmberg, Lars-Erik; Martelli, Dale R. – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2016
In concert with other Latin American countries, Brazil has developed and implemented its own national assessment system for the purpose of monitoring, evaluating and improving their educational system. Prova Brasil is a census-based bi-annual assessment of Portuguese and mathematics achievement of middle school students in Brazil accompanied by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Competency Tests, Educational Assessment, Educational Policy
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Underwood, Charles; Mahmood, Mara Welsh; Pranzetti, Dirce M. F.; Toloza de O. Costa, Maria Cec?lia – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2016
This research examines mediational processes in digital activities at Projeto Clicar, a program designed to promote the social inclusion of children living and working on the streets of São Paulo, Brasil. It offers a cognitive ethnography of how the program's particular relational habitus, or pedagogical frame, shapes children's participatory…
Descriptors: Mediation Theory, Inclusion, Social Integration, Homeless People
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Underwood, Charles; Welsh Mahmood, Mara; Pranzetti, Dirce M. F.; Toloza O. Costa, Maria Cecilia – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2017
This article presents a case study of a child who attended Projeto Clicar, an extended education program designed for the social and educational development of children living on the streets of São Paulo, Brasil. We discuss how his discovery of the existence of dinosaurs unleashed a sustained artistic output at Projeto Clicar. We document the…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Homeless People, Foreign Countries
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Alves, Francisco Regis Vieira – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2015
We find several applications of the Dynamic System Geogebra--DSG related predominantly to the basic mathematical concepts at the context of the learning and teaching in Brasil. However, all these works were developed in the basic level of Mathematics. On the other hand, we discuss and explore, with DSG's help, some applications of the polynomial's…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education
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Felicetti, Vera Lucia – International Education Studies, 2017
A training at Higher Education level needs, in addition to improve the skills specific in the area chosen, to develop a set of skills and/or personal attributes that make him or her more likely to succeed in the profession. In this context, this paper was developed and has the objective to identify the relationships between engagement,…
Descriptors: Scholarships, Affirmative Action, Minority Group Students, Access to Education
Oliveira, Gustavo Prado; Aarreniemi-Jokipelto, Päivi; Boaventura, Ricardo Soares – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
The research is conducted in a public institute of education and technology to boost graduation especially with the help of an e-learning environment adopted. The Directory of E-learning Education from Federal Institute of Triangulo Mineiro coordinates all administrative and pedagogical aspects of 4,000 students registered in 11 e-learning…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Orey, Daniel Clark; Rosa, Milton – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2018
This study was conducted during the first semester of 2016, from March 21st to June 30th, with 104 students, in eight educational centers or "polos," in the states of Minas Gerais and São Paulo. Previously, these mathematics teacher education students had no opportunity to study in higher education in Brazil. They were enrolled in a…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Models, Virtual Classrooms, Foreign Countries
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