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Wilson, Angie D.; Henriksen, Richard C.; Bustamante, Rebecca; Irby, Beverly – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2016
The phenomenon of absent fathers is a common occurrence in today's homes that appears to be escalating, especially in Black households across the United States. The purpose of this study was to describe the lived experiences of successful Black men who were raised in absent-father homes as well as the lived experiences of their resilient single…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship, One Parent Family
Dominguez-Mujica, Maria Eugenia – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The aim of this research is to investigate ideologies that monitor and control styles of written feedback as well as discursive resources used in the expression of those ideologies. Using socio-cognitive analysis, a development of critical discourse studies, I have analyzed 44 sessions of chat on the Internet, 78 journal notes, 31 emails and 12…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Internet, Feedback (Response), Opinions
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de los Rios, Cati V.; Ochoa, Gilda L. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2012
Mounted on the walls, windows, and bookcases of Ms. Cati de los Rios's Pomona High School classroom are a multitude of faces, mainly heroes, martyrs, and leaders of Latina/o and African descent. These faces are a symbol of the countercultural and student-centered approach to education that occurs in her classroom. The mere presence of these…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Ethnic Studies, Student Attitudes, High Schools
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Valdeon, Roberto A. – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2011
This paper examines the connection between translation and narratives of history, with particular attention to Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States" and its Spanish version, "La otra historia de los Estados Unidos". It is argued that translation interacts with history in many ways: translation is fundamental to history and, in…
Descriptors: Translation, Spanish, United States History, History Instruction
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Granados-Beltrán, Carlo – HOW, 2018
This article shares a reflection based on the relations found between the partial findings of two ongoing projects in a BA program in bilingual education. The first study is named "Critical Interculturality in Initial Language Teacher Education Programs" whose partial data were obtained through interviews with four expert professors of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
Olivares, Julian, Ed. – 1994
This anthology of 21 short stories is intended for Spanish-speaking students of Spanish, other students in intermediate and advanced Spanish-language courses, and students commencing study of the Hispanic literature of the United States. Twelve of the 15 authors are, by birth or descent, of Mexican, Cuban, or Puerto Rican origin. Eight were born…
Descriptors: Authors, Cubans, Cultural Interrelationships, Higher Education
Brown, George H.; And Others – 1981
Organized into 4 chapters, the report provides tabular data portraying the educational condition for about 12 million Hispanic Americans in the United States, and shows how Hispanics compare with the majority population on various measures of educational participation and achievement. Providing an overview of Hispanic Americans in the U.S.,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Cubans, Degrees (Academic)
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Zamora, Juan Clemente – Hispania, 1978
This article defines bilingualism and bilingual education and traces the history of bilingual education in the United States, starting with the Spanish missions in the west. (Text is in Spanish.) (NCR)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Schools, Bilingualism, Cultural Education
Dolz-Blackburn, Ines – 1981
Chicanos attending universities in the United States are, in general, frustrated individuals. With two languages and two cultures, they feel uneasy in both and usually go to the university with an inferiority complex. In spite of these shortcomings, Chicanos are, generally, subjected to the same entrance exams and requirements as the rest of the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Admission Criteria, College Admission, Educational Opportunities
Employment Standards Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Women's Bureau. – 1976
The report presents data on selected social, economic, and demographic characteristics of women of Spanish origin in the United States. Derived from the population reports of the U.S. Census Bureau and the March 1973 Manpower Report of the President, the statistical data pertain to age, residence, marital status, heads of families and households,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age, Census Figures, Demography
Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. Refugee Service Center. – 1995
This resettlement guide, entirely in Spanish, describes the initial stage of resettlement and the processes that refugees undergo as new arrivals. Subjects covered in this guide include pre-arrival procedures, admissions criteria, immigrant's statement of understanding, travel costs and U.S. Customs; resettlement procedures, immigrants'…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Compensation (Remuneration), Daily Living Skills
Office of Federal Student Aid (ED), Washington, DC. – 2003
This Spanish language publication explains what federal student financial aid is and the types of student financial aid that are available. The guide opens with an overview of federal student financial aid, and then discusses how to find out about student aid. A section of general information discusses eligibility and dependency. Types of federal…
Descriptors: College Students, Federal Aid, Grants, Higher Education
Cauce, Ana M.; And Others – 1976
Most of the research on the assessment of the intelligence of Latinos in the United States appears to be based on some possibly erroneous or at least dubious assumptions. Among these are the following: (1) the assumption of bilinguality; (2) the assumption of equal proficiency in the English language; (3) the assumption of the equivalence of…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Culture Fair Tests, Error Patterns, Ethnic Stereotypes
Ruiz-Fornells, Enrique, Comp. – Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, 1974
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Books, Citations (References), Documentation
Ford Foundation, New York, NY. – 1984
The Hispanic population's growing impact on American society has caused the Ford Foundation to explore new Foundation initiatives. The 1980 census revealed 14.6 million Hispanics: 60% Mexican American; 14% Puerto Rican; 6% Cuban, and 20% Other. The Hispanic population in the United States is growing and is characterized by diversity; rapid growth…
Descriptors: Cubans, Economic Development, Economic Opportunities, Educational Attainment
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