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Guajardo, Miguel A.; Guajardo, Francisco J. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2017
This article weaves the life of a Mexican laborer, who with his wife brought his family to the United States and mentored two university professors, as they became activists in their craft. The professors honor their father through a reflective process where they share and make sense of a series of stories that describe their Papi's experience in…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Mentors, Laborers, Activism
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Cuevas, Stephany – Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Using an emerging model of family engagement in higher education and the concept of parental role construction as a framework, this study presents the "Ley de la Vida" (Law of Life) process to explore how Latina/o immigrant parents experience their children's transition to higher education. Centered on the experiences of 15 parents of…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, First Generation College Students
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Imbarack Dagach, Patricia – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2021
This article aims to answer the role the Catholic school plays in Chile's current context and what role religion plays in this process. It is the purpose of this article to answer the question of the role of religion and spirituality in shaping the meaning of life of young people in the final stage of schooling, particularly in Catholic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholic Schools, School Role, Role of Religion
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Cortés-González, Pablo; Rivas-Flores, J.Ignacio; Leite-Méndez, Analía E. – Ethnography and Education, 2016
This paper analyses a particular socio-educational experience in a marginalised neighbourhood in Malaga, Spain. This initiative came about as an institutional proposal to combat neoliberal austerity policies and is known as the "Casa de la Buena Vida". It aims to generate new educational practices based on solidarity, dignity and…
Descriptors: Social Change, Disadvantaged, Neighborhoods, Neoliberalism
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Maier, Linda S. – Hispania, 2011
Alberto Fuguet, one of the leaders of the McOndo writers who seek cultural direction from the United States and exploit mass-media formulas, is a polarizing figure in contemporary Latin American culture. His most recent full-length novel, the semi-autobiographical "Las peliculas de mi vida" (2003), has led many to conclude that Fuguet is simply a…
Descriptors: Literature, Authors, Popular Culture, Latin American Culture
Pinto, Teresa Almeida; Marreel, Iris; Hatton-Yeo, Alan – Online Submission, 2009
"Guide of Ideas for Planning and Implementing Intergenerational Projects," is for all professionals that are or wish to be enrolled in the development of intergenerational activities. This "Guide" is the main product of the Project MATES--Mainstreaming Intergenerational Solidarity, co-financed by the Lifelong Learning…
Descriptors: Program Development, Guides, Employment Potential, Housing
Pinto, Teresa Almeida; Marreel, Iris; Hatton-Yeo, Alan – Online Submission, 2009
This version of "Guide of Ideas for Planning and Implementing Intergenerational Projects," written in Portuguese, is for all professionals that are or wish to be enrolled in the development of intergenerational activities. This "Guide" is the main product of the Project MATES--Mainstreaming Intergenerational Solidarity,…
Descriptors: Program Development, Guides, Employment Potential, Housing
Pinto, Teresa Almeida; Marreel, Iris; Hatton-Yeo, Alan – Online Submission, 2009
This version of "Guide of Ideas for Planning and Implementing Intergenerational Projects," written in Spanish, is for all professionals that are or wish to be enrolled in the development of intergenerational activities. This "Guide" is the main product of the Project MATES--Mainstreaming Intergenerational Solidarity,…
Descriptors: Program Development, Guides, Employment Potential, Housing
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Povenmire-Kirk, Tiana C.; Lindstrom, Lauren; Bullis, Michael – Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 2010
Postschool outcomes for youth with disabilities vary depending on culture, ethnicity, race, gender, and socioeconomic status. The aim of this study was to identify and describe the needs of youth with disabilities from Latino backgrounds who are transitioning from school to adulthood in Oregon. Using a conceptual model that included community…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Family Involvement, Disabilities, Interviews
Frost, Linda, Ed.; Kay, Lisa W., Ed.; Poe, Rachael, Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2015
Honors administrators spend much of their time explaining and describing what honors is and does. When they talk about what honors looks like nationally, they should have answers to the following important questions: How pervasive is the model of separate honors facilities?; How pervasive are the legendary closets that honors programs have so…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, College Housing, Educational Facilities, Dormitories
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Hernandez, Robb – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2006
This article features the life of Robert "Cyclona" Legorreta and his Fire of Life/El Fuego de la Vida Collection. In this article, the author critically deploys "homosexual" not only to capture Legorreta's self-identification but also to argue for the importance of "situated knowledges" about same-sex desire in relation to art, political action,…
Descriptors: Primary Sources, Cultural Maintenance, Preservation, Popular Culture
Estudios sobre Educacion, 2003
This journal, which provides abstracts of its articles primarily in Spanish and a couple in English, contains studies (estudios) and notes (notas), as well as relevant book reviews (recensiones). Studies in this issue (No. 4, 2003) are: "Estrategias de Ensenanza para la Educacion Civica y Ciudadana en el Siglo XXI" (Teaching Strategies…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Context, Educational Research
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Buckenmeyer, Robert – 1973
These guidelines offer information necessary to define, organize, and implement a screening program for preschool children that identifies suspected physical, behavioral, and educational problems that may interfere with children's ability to achieve success in school. An Early Screening Program (ESP) utilizes testing devices to aid problem…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Demonstration Programs, Early Childhood Education, Educational Problems
Avoke, Selete – 1998
This publication, in English and Spanish, is intended to assist in inclusion of transition from school to work components in the development of an Individualized Education Program (IEP) for a student with a disability in middle school or high school. The guide begins with definitions of "transitions" and "success" and then offers vignettes of the…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Career Choice, Case Studies, College Bound Students
Avalle-Arce, Juan Bautista – Cuad Hispanoamer, 1970
Interprets Don Quijote" not as an artistic form, but as a reflection of life. Declares that the knight's cardinal error is having his life serve as an imitation of literature. (DS)
Descriptors: Characterization, Irony, Literary Styles, Moral Criticism
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