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González-Espada, Wilson; Llerandi-Román, Pablo; Fortis-Santiago, Yaihara; Guerrero-Medina, Giovanna; Ortiz-Vega, Nicole; Feliú-Mójer, Mónica; Colón-Ramos, Daniel – International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 2015
Although researchers have argued that textbooks should be customized to local cultures and experiences, they rarely are. Ciencia Puerto Rico, a non-profit group interested in promoting science literacy and education among Latino(a)s/Hispanics, identified a need to provide schools with culturally relevant materials. The result was the publication…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Hispanic American Students, Learning Activities, Instructional Materials
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Ortiz Navarrete, Mabel; Ferreira Cabrera, Anita – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2014
This paper aims at proposing a technique for students learning English as a foreign language when they collaboratively write an argumentative essay in a wiki environment. A wiki environment and collaborative work play an important role within the academic writing task. Nevertheless, an appropriate and systematic work assignment is required in…
Descriptors: Collaborative Writing, Essays, English (Second Language), Computer Uses in Education
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González, Rosario Arroyo; Fernández-Lancho, Eric; de la Hoz-Ruiz, Javier – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2021
Aim/Purpose: Quality in higher education assumes the challenge of developing in all citizens of the 21st century the cognitive, motivational, and socio-cultural dimensions that provide them with communication competences including the use of information and communication technologies, for the dissemination of sustainable scientific knowledge in…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Communicative Competence (Languages), Information Technology, Multilingualism
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Chala Bejarano, Pedro Antonio; Chapetón, Claudia Marcela – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2013
This article presents the findings of an action research project conducted with a group of pre-service teachers of a program in modern languages at a Colombian university. The study intended to go beyond an emphasis on linguistic and textual features in English as a foreign language argumentative essays by using a set of genre-based activities and…
Descriptors: Role, Essays, Writing (Composition), Writing Processes
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Hamilton, Carlos D. – Cuadernos Americanos, 1971
Descriptors: Analytical Criticism, Essays, Hispanic American Literature, Literary Genres
Oleza Simo, Juan de – Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, 1973
Descriptors: Analytical Criticism, Comedy, Humor, Literary Criticism
Flores, Juan – 1978
In an attempt to assess and provide an understanding of many aspects of Puerto Rican culture in the United States and in Puerto Rico, this document contains a detailed critical treatment of Antonio S. Pedreira's "Insularismo: Ensayos de interpretacion puertorriquena." Described as being the single most influential study of Puerto Rican…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Influences, Ethnicity, Literature Reviews
Feldman, David – Yelmo, 1975
Stresses the importance of language laboratories and other technical devices used in foreign language teaching, particularly in programed language instruction. Illustrates, by means of taxonomies, the various stages a foreign language learning program should follow. (Text is in Spanish.) (DS)
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Laboratory Equipment, Language Instruction, Language Laboratories
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Barrenechea, Ana Maria – Revista Iberoamericana, 1972
Descriptors: Allegory, Fantasy, Hispanic American Literature, Impressionistic Criticism
Polo, Jose – Yelmo, 1974
This new appendix is meant to complement the bibliography published in Yelmo 18-1974. (Text is in Spanish.) (DS)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Bibliographies, Language Research, Language Usage
Polo, Jose, Comp. – Yelmo, 1972
Continuing series of bibliographical lists of Spanish language materials. (DS)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Books, Dictionaries, Grammar
Polo, Jose – Yelmo, 1972
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Books, Dictionaries, Grammar
Polo, Jose – Yelmo, 1975
Discusses the study of colloquial Spanish in literary texts. Presents an annotated list of Spanish colloquial expressions extracted from "Paralelo 40" by Jose Luis Castillo-Puche. (Text is in Spanish.) (TL)
Descriptors: Expressive Language, Idioms, Language Styles, Language Usage
Polo, Jose, Comp. – Yelmo, 1971
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Books, Cultural Context, Dictionaries
Roca, Ana, Ed.; Colombi, M. Cecilia, Ed. – 2003
This collection of papers includes the following: (1) "Insights from Research and Practice in Spanish as a Heritage Language" (M. Cecilia Colombi and Ana Roca); (2) "Toward a Theory of Heritage Language Acquisition: Spanish in the United States" (Andrew Lynch); (3) "Profiles of SNS Students in the Twenty-First Century:…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Bilingual Students, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education
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