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Barrett, Beverly; Fernandez, Frank; Gonzalez, Elsa M. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2020
Academic leaders at universities around the globe pursue US accreditation as a result of increasing globalization and internationalization of higher education. Few studies have examined administrators' experiences with US accreditation. We address the following research question: "Why do some private higher education institutions in Mexico…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Private Colleges, Accreditation (Institutions)
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
Estudios sobre Educacion, 2002
This scholarly journal deals with the study of education. Articles in this second issue are: "La Vertebracion Academica de la Formacion Inicial del Profesorado" (The Academic Backbone of the Initial Formation of Teachers) (Jose M. Esteve); "Deficiencia Visual en el Nino" (Visual Deficiency in the Young Child) (Feli Peralta;…
Descriptors: Counseling, Educational Environment, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries
Estudios sobre Educacion, 2002
This journal, which provides abstracts of its articles mostly in Spanish and a few in English, contains studies (estudios) and notes (notas) about educational issues, as well as relevant book reviews (recensiones). Studies in this issue (No. 3, 2002) are: "Unprotected Time of Early Adolescence and Intergenerational Relations: A New…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Continuing Education, Cultural Context, Early Adolescents
Soberanes, Juan F. Millan, Ed. – Revista Interamericana de Educacion de Adultos, 2000
This collection of Spanish language papers on adult literacy education includes the following: "Sistematizacion: Un Instrumento Pedagogico en los Proyectos de Desarrollo Sustenable" [Systematization: A Pedagogic Instrument in Projects of Sustainable Development] (Joao Francisco de Souza); "Estudio Cualitativo de la Investigacion…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Foreign Countries, Literacy Education
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King, Caroline – 2002
This paper explores how the Women's Studies Center (Centro de Estudios de la Mujer, CEM), a feminist, women-led nongovernmental organization (NGO), is contributing to socio-cultural change in Chile 11 years after the country's democratic transition. CEM merges the theoretical and the practical, and the personal and the political through education…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Democracy, Empowerment, Equal Education
Vazquez, Blanca, Ed. – Centro de Estudios Puertoriquenos Bulletin, 1989
This theme issue of the "Centro Bulletin" highlights recent studies by and about employed Puerto Rican and Latina women. "La mujer en el Puerto Rico del siglo XIX" (O. Jimenez de Wagenheim), in Spanish, reviews the contributions of women to Puerto Rican economic, political, and social life during the nineteenth century.…
Descriptors: Authors, Dominicans, Employed Women, Females
Vasquez, Blanca, Ed. – Centro, 1990
This issue focuses on Latin Americans and the media, with emphasis on portrayal of the Latin American in United States mass media. "Puerto Ricans and the Media: A Personal Statement" (B. Vasquez) recalls the author's experiences as a young girl in the New York City public schools and in an urban college. The critical importance of the…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Databases, Film Industry, Hispanic Americans
Vazquez, Blanca, Ed. – Centro de Estudios Puertoriquenos Bulletin, 1990
This theme issue of the "Centro Bulletin" examines media stereotypes of Latinos and presents examples of alternatives. "From Assimilation to Annihilation: Puerto Rican Images in U.S. Films" (R. Perez) traces the representation of Puerto Ricans from the early days of television to the films of the 1970s. "The Latino 'Boom'…
Descriptors: Commercial Television, Film Industry, Film Production, Hispanic Americans
Prewitt Diaz, Joseph O.; And Others – 1989
This report re-examines previously gathered ethnographic data derived from approximately 3,000 hours of interviews with migrants across the United States to determine what factors associated with migration affect children's educational outcomes. The data suggest the existence of a "culture of migrancy," which is manifested in similar…
Descriptors: Educational Attitudes, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnography