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Mouga, Susana; Almeida, Joana; Café, Cátia; Duque, Frederico; Oliveira, Guiomar – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2015
We investigated the influence of specific autism spectrum disorder (ASD) deficits in learning adaptive behaviour, besides intelligence quotient (IQ). Participated 217 school-aged: ASD (N = 115), and other neurodevelopmental disorders (OND) groups (N = 102) matched by Full-Scale IQ. We compared standard scores of Vineland Adaptive Behaviour Scale…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Neurological Impairments, Profiles
Hesselbein, Frances, Ed.; And Others – 1997
This book contains a collection of articles about the ways in which organizations do the key work of society, the ways in which the work of the organization will change, and the essential role of the organization in public, private, and social arenas. Following the preface and introduction, titled "Toward the New Organization" by Peter F. Drucker,…
Descriptors: Employer Employee Relationship, Free Enterprise System, Futures (of Society), Leadership
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del Moral Pérez, M. Esther; Duque, Alba P. Guzmán; García, L. Carlota Fernández – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2018
Game-based learning is an innovative methodology that takes advantage of the educational potential offered by videogames in general and serious games in particular to boost training processes, thus making it easier for users to achieve motivated learning. The present paper focuses on the description of the Game to Learn Project, which has as its…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Video Games, Mathematics Education, Elementary School Mathematics
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Wrabel, Stephani L.; Saultz, Andrew; Polikoff, Morgan S.; McEachin, Andrew; Duque, Matthew – Educational Policy, 2018
Executive leadership of the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) initiated a flexibility offering from No Child Left Behind. Our work explores specific design decisions made in these state-specific accountability systems as associated with state political environments, resources, and demographic characteristics. Our analysis, focused on 42 states…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Politics of Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
International Geographical Union. – 1999
This document contains the proceedings from the London conference on geography and environmental education sponsored by the International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on Geographical Education. Papers include: (1) "The Ecocitizen: A Challenge to Environmental and Geographical Education" (Haubrich, Hartwig); (2) "Learning To…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Foreign Countries, Geographic Concepts
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Baptista, Joana; Sampaio, Adriana; Fachada, Inês; Osório, Ana; Mesquita, Ana R.; Garayzabal, Elena; Duque, Frederico; Oliveira, Guiomar; Soares, Isabel – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
This study compared maternal responsiveness to children with two neurodevelopmental disorders sharing different but, in some cases, overlapping social phenotypes--Williams syndrome (WS) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD)--and explored the relations between maternal responsiveness and child emotional/behavioural problems (EBP). The sample included…
Descriptors: Mothers, Mother Attitudes, Child Rearing, Preschool Children
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Del-Moral, María-Esther; Guzmán-Duque, Alba-Patricia – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2014
This paper has as its aim to analyze how CityVille, a videogame hosted on Facebook and oriented to the construction of a virtual city, can favor collaboration between gamers along with the exchange of strategies, equally contributing to learning transfer and skill acquisition. The first step consists in identifying the opportunities which the said…
Descriptors: Video Games, Social Media, Simulated Environment, Educational Games
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Vela, Javier C.; Ikonomopoulos, James; Hinojosa, Karina; Gonzalez, Stacey L.; Duque, Omar; Calvillo, Megan – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2016
This manuscript investigated the contributions of individual, interpersonal, and institutional factors on Latina/o college students' life satisfaction. Participants included 130 Latina/o students enrolled at a Hispanic Serving Institution. Results indicated that search for meaning in life, mentoring, and family support were significant predictors…
Descriptors: College Students, Life Satisfaction, Hispanic American Students, Predictor Variables
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Strunk, Katharine O.; Marsh, Julie A.; Bush-Mecenas, Susan C.; Duque, Matthew R. – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2016
Purpose: A common strategy used in school improvement efforts is a mandated process of formal planning, yet little is known about the quality of plans or the relationship between plan quality and implementation. This mixed-methods article investigates plan quality, factors associated with plan quality, and the relationship between plan quality and…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Planning, Mixed Methods Research, School Districts
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Mouga, Susana; Café, Cátia; Almeida, Joana; Marques, Carla; Duque, Frederico; Oliveira, Guiomar – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2016
The influence of specific autism spectrum disorder (ASD) deficits in Intelligence Quotients (IQ), Indexes and subtests from the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-III was investigated in 445 school-aged children: ASD (N = 224) and other neurodevelopmental disorders (N = 221), matched by Full-Scale IQ and chronological age. ASD have lower…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Scores, Intelligence Quotient
Tarrayo, Veronico N.; Duque, Marie Claire T. – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2011
This study described the discourse structure and textual metadiscourse in newspaper editorials in the Philippines where English is used as a second language or L2. Specifically, it sought answers to the following questions: (1) What discourse features characterize the structure of the following parts of Philippine newspaper editorials--orientation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis, Newspapers, English (Second Language)
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del Moral-Pérez, Mª Esther; Fernández-García, Laura Carlota; Guzmán-Duque, Alba Patricia – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: Our research focused on studying the extent to which the planned, systematic use of educational videogames can result in the generation of learning contexts conducive to developing Multiple Intelligences (MIs) amongst schoolchildren. Methodology: A twofold methodological approach was adopted: a) qualitative: previous assessment and…
Descriptors: Video Games, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Multiple Intelligences
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Baldiris, Silvia; Graf, Sabine; Fabregat, Ramon; Mendez, Nestor Dario Duque – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2012
Learning object economies are marketplaces for the sharing and reuse of learning objects (LO). There are many motivations for stimulating the development of the LO economy. The main reason is the possibility of providing the right content, at the right time, to the right learner according to adequate quality standards in the context of a lifelong…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Virtual Classrooms, Lifelong Learning, Teaching Methods
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Duque, Lola C.; Weeks, John R. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is threefold: first, to introduce a conceptual model for assessing undergraduate student learning outcomes and satisfaction that involves concepts drawn from the services marketing and assessment literatures; second, to illustrate the utility of the model as implemented in an academic department (geography)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Satisfaction, Replication (Evaluation)
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Fernandez-Duque, Diego; Knight, MaryBeth – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2008
The cost of incongruent stimuli is reduced when conflict is expected. This series of experiments tested whether this improved performance is due to repetition priming or to enhanced cognitive control. Using a paradigm in which Word and Number Stroop alternated every trial, Experiment 1 assessed dynamic trial-to-trial changes. Incongruent trials…
Descriptors: Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Models, Form Classes (Languages)
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