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Morales-Roman, Gildrette M. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Since the twentieth century to present, the role of women in society has undergone fundamental changes. Women, today, has assumed many different task and new roles, becoming part of professional workforce and increasing level of education by aspiring a higher education gaining access to leadership positions. The purpose of this qualitative…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Higher Education, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students
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Glass, Gene V., Ed. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2001
This document consists of articles 12-22 published in the electronic journal "Educational Policy Analysis Archives" for the year 2001: (12) "Affirmative Action at Work: Performance Audit of Two Minority Graduate Fellowship Programs, Illinois IMGIP and ICEOP" (Jack McKillip); (13) "School Reform Initiatives as Balancing…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Educational Change, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Guerrero Nieto, Carmen Helena; Meadows, Bryan – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
This study analyzes the online, peer-peer dialogue between two groups of nonnative English-speaking teachers who are attending graduate programs in Colombia and the United States. Framed by the theoretical concepts of critical pedagogy and global professional identity, a qualitative analysis of the data shows that their expert vs. novice roles…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Identity, Case Studies, Experienced Teachers
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
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Lopera Medina, Sergio – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2012
Strategy instruction is useful in teaching contexts. This paper examines the effects of strategy instruction in an EFL reading comprehension course carried out with 26 undergraduate students at a Colombian university. As a research method, a case study was implemented. There were three instruments with which to collect data: reading comprehension…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Reading Strategies, Second Language Instruction
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Díaz Larenas, Claudio – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2012
This qualitative study aims at identifying the disciplinary strategies claimed to be used by a group of five secondary classroom teachers of English in public or semi-public schools in Chile. To conduct this research, a semi-structured interview was applied to participants. The data were analyzed using the principles of semantic content analysis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, English Teachers, English (Second Language)
Puriefoy, Wendy D. – Public Education Network, 2007
Public education is the cornerstone of democracy and is absolutely fundamental to a democratic, civil and prosperous society. Beyond the boundaries of the United States, other countries are working to provide quality education to their children through civil society institutions. In particular, there are three extraordinary organizations in Peru,…
Descriptors: Democracy, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Public Education