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Canton, Erik; Blom, Andreas – Education Economics, 2010
Financial aid to students in tertiary education can contribute to human capital accumulation through two channels: increased enrollment and improved student performance. We pay particular attention to the latter channel, and study its quantitative importance in the context of a student support program from the Sociedad de Fomento a la Educacion…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Private Colleges, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries
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Davenport, Melanie G.; Gunn, Karin – Art Education, 2009
How do underrepresented populations, with little exposure to global media discourse, begin not only to develop a critical stance toward dominant messages in the media, but also to assert their own voices and perspectives in unfamiliar formats? How can a school with a mission to develop leadership skills for members of indigenous populations…
Descriptors: Animation, Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, Media Literacy
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Faubel, Jose Maria Esteve; Valero, Miguel Angel Molina; Stephens, Jonathan – Music Education Research, 2009
The purpose of this investigation is to evaluate whether or not the allocation of time proposed in the Music Study Guide, adapted from the Espacio Europeo de Educacion Superior (European Higher Education Area) guidelines, is consistent and adequate for students with a minimal musical knowledge. The data for this study arise from a…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Music Education, Undergraduate Study, Music
Avila Reyes, Natalia Alejandra – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Writing Studies has flourished as a field in Latin America during the last two decades. Its development has been fostered by an exponential growth of college enrollments and processes of expansion and democratization of the educational offer in the region. The renewed attention received by higher education writing has fueled new research efforts…
Descriptors: Writing Research, Writing Instruction, Epistemology, Foreign Countries
Canton, Erik; Blom, Andreas – World Bank Publications, 2004
Financial aid to students in tertiary education can contribute to human capital accumulation through two channels: increased enrollment and improved student performance. We analyze the quantitative importance of both channels in the context of a student loan program "Sociedad de Fomento a la Educacion, Superior" (SOFES) implemented at…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Probability
Revista de la Educacion Superior, 1986
This serial issue is entirely devoted to the proceedings of the 1986 meeting of the "Asociacion Nacional de Universidades e Institutos de Ensenanza Superior (ANUIES)." Major attention is given to the "Programa Integral Para el Desarrollo de la Educacion Superior (PROIDES)," i.e. a comprehensive program for the development of…
Descriptors: College Planning, Educational Assessment, Educational Development, Educational Finance
Contreras, Juan; Llamas, Rafael; Vizcaino, Aurora; Vavela, Jesus – 2000
Casual encounters in a learning environment are very useful in reinforcing previous knowledge and acquiring new knowledge. Such encounters are very common in traditional learning environments and can be used successfully in social environments in which students can discover and construct knowledge through a process of dialogue, negotiation, or…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Software Development, Cooperative Learning, Distance Education
Santiago Tosado, Virginia – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of the study was to understand and profoundly describe the nature of social justice practice, as is comes up from the experience of three professional counselors whose working settings are the academic arena. Detailed descriptions are presented concerning the meanings and sense of counseling for social justice, as the interviews…
Descriptors: School Counselors, School Counseling, Social Justice, Counselor Attitudes
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
Glass, Gene V., Ed. – 2002
This document consists of articles 26 through 50 published in the electronic journal "Education Policy Analysis Archives" for the year 2002: (26) "Home Schooling in the United States: Trends and Characteristics" (Kurt J. Bauman); (27) "Mentoring Narratives ON-LINE: Teaching the Principalship" (Alison I. Griffith and…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational Research
Juan, Vallejo Ramos L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
In opposition to the Sexual Education Traditional Model (SETM) that is used in the state schools of Puerto Rico, the Health Beliefs Model (HBM) appears. It facilitates a curricular design that improves the ability of the students to respond to the group pressure by means of attitudes that stimulate sexual conducts of smaller risk of propagation of…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Self Esteem, Communication Skills
Zoreda, Margaret Lee; Zoreda-Lozano, Juan Jose – 1998
This paper argues that current "postmodern" conditions demand a rethinking of higher education, especially in countries like Mexico. This would involve the rapprochement of science, technology, and the humanities, based on the belief that the chasm separating them, apart from being artificial, is no longer socially viable. Through a…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education
Yanez, Maria Lorena Hernandez – 1994
This study, written in Spanish, compared attitudes of students (N=302) and faculty (N=28) at five institutions of higher education (two public and three private) in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. The study explored first, whether respondents believed there are significant quality differences between private and public universities and, second, what…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Cardiel, Hugo Casanova – 1999
Higher education is undergoing a complex process of transformation at the international level. This transformation is based especially in the fields of policies and governance of higher education institutions. In Latin America this trend has been growing since the 1980s, and higher education is undergoing a strong modification in its processes and…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Governance
Valle, Victor M. – 1983
Intended as a contribution to a workshop discussion on program evaluation in higher education, the paper covers five major evaluation issues. First, it deals with evaluation concepts, explaining the purposes of evaluation; pertinent terms; and the sources of evaluation in public health procedures, the scientific method, the systems approach, and…
Descriptors: College Administration, Curriculum Evaluation, Decision Making, Definitions