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Di Francia, Girolamo – Physics Teacher, 2021
Young students show great interest in solar energy and a genuine curiosity towards the operating mechanisms of a solar cell. This study reports on a methodology that reveals an effective approach in explaining the operation of solar cells to young students with very limited knowledge in solid-state physics. The methodology can be presented in the…
Descriptors: Physics, Energy, Energy Conservation, Science Instruction
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Rhoden, Maureen; Kinchington, Francia – Journal of International Students, 2021
This article examines the academic experiences of five mid-career female international students who were parents of preschool children. These women were studying on a 1-year Built Environment master's degree in the United Kingdom. We applied Tinto's "sense of belonging" as a theoretical framework to interview women who were studying full…
Descriptors: Barriers, Females, Masters Programs, Foreign Students
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Arriagada-Mödinger, Francia; Ferreira, Roberto A. – Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 2022
The present study investigated the effect of emotional valence on auditory word recognition memory in English as a foreign language. Participants included 48 native Spanish speakers whose foreign language was English. They viewed four emotionally negative, four positive, and four neutral videos that, in total, contained 48 emotionally valenced…
Descriptors: Psycholinguistics, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Language Processing
Reed, Francia I. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Nursing literature is replete with calls for innovation to address the needs of the twenty-first century nurse. However, innovation in nursing education in the United States and the subsequent impact on nursing clinical practice is poorly understood and minimally explored in the literature. This empirical study was designed to explore the…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Education Work Relationship, 21st Century Skills, Clinical Experience
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Sanchez Gibau, Gina; Kissel, Francia; Labode, Modupe – Journal of Teaching and Learning with Technology, 2019
Teaching introductory courses to college freshmen requires innovative pedagogies, which are often powered by new advanced technologies that potentially increase student engagement. In addition, instructors may also plan and deploy active-learning strategies that first consider the physical spaces in which learning will take place. Effective…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, College Freshmen, Active Learning, Cooperative Learning
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Francia, Guadalupe – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2013
The present article has as its aim to illustrate and discuss the impacts of individualization strategies on equity educational policies through the analysis of individualized teaching strategies applied within the framework of educational priority policies in Sweden. The methodology used in our research work includes: (a) the study of research…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Equal Education, Teaching Methods, Compulsory Education
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Ligozat, Florence; Leutenegger, Francia – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2015
As a research field for studying the conditions of knowledge diffusion in teaching and learning, French-speaking "Didactiques" strongly rely upon the concept of knowledge transposition for characterizing the relationships between the knowledge built and used in "out of school" activities, the knowledge to be taught in the…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Epistemology, Teaching Methods, Primary Education
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Parker-Jenkins, Marie; Francia, Guadalupe; Edling, Silvia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
The European Convention on Human Rights has been signed by both the UK and Sweden as well as other European states, providing legal justification for accommodating the educational needs of religious minorities. This legal entitlement is explored in the paper, with particular reference to parental choice for schools based on an Islamic ethos. How…
Descriptors: Muslims, Educational Policy, Civil Rights, Cultural Pluralism
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Francia, Guadalupe – Education Inquiry, 2011
This article employs Social Representations Theory as a theoretical instrument to analyse the right of children to an equitable education. It analyses how social representations of students and students' performances can be used by political actors as an interpretation system to manage contradictions in the equity education policies implemented in…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Equal Education, Neoliberalism, Politics of Education
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Francia, Guadalupe – European Educational Research Journal, 2011
In order to illustrate and discuss the impacts of neo-liberal educational policies on equity, this article analyses the effects of different kinds of decentralisation strategies on the implementation of children's right to an equitable education in Sweden. It begins with a comprehensive overview of the changes implemented in the Swedish compulsory…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Childrens Rights, Educational Policy
Pavié-Nova, Alex; Sandoval-Rubilar, Pedro; Rubio-Benítez, Claudia; Maldonado, Ana C.; Robles-Francia, Víctor H. – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2020
This descriptive and interpretative study accounts for results of representations regarding teaching profession which students of initial teaching training report in seven state Chilean Higher Education institutions. This study arises from the updating of the national education quality assurance system in which the obligation to apply a diagnostic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Diagnostic Tests, Student Evaluation
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Nelson, Janet L. – History of Education, 2013
This paper first situates King Alfred in Winchester, in Wessex, in Anglo-Saxon England, and in the Christendom of the ninth century. Attention is drawn to Alfred's education, which included experience of court life in Wessex, Rome and Francia. The paper argues that Alfred prioritised vernacular literacy as a means of educating elites in a shared…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Translation, Christianity
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Ayala, Gabriela Cota; Real, Francia Angélica Karlos; Ivan, Ramirez Alvarado Edqar – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
The research was conducted to determine if the study program of the career of industrial processes Technological University of Chihuahua, 1 year after that it was certified by CACEI, continues achieving the established indicators and ISO 9001: 2008, implementing quality tools, monitoring of essential indicators are determined, flow charts are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Accreditation (Institutions), College Programs
Levano-Francia, Luz; Sanchez Diaz, Sebastian; Guillén-Aparicio, Patricia; Tello-Cabello, Sara; Herrera-Paico, Nancy; Collantes-Inga, Zoila – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2019
This article provides an analysis of digital competences in the current context. The growing expectation of new technologies and their multiple applications have produced important repercussions in all spheres of society, and, specifically, in the aspect of higher education where the demands are more than significant seeking to cover their…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Teacher Competencies, College Faculty, Educational Technology
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Stoutenberg, Mark; Falcon, Ashley; Arheart, Kris; Stasi, Selina; Portacio, Francia; Stepanenko, Bryan; Lan, Mary L.; Castruccio-Prince, Catarina; Nackenson, Joshua – Health Education & Behavior, 2017
Background: Lifestyle modification programs improve several health-related behaviors, including physical activity (PA) and nutrition. However, few of these programs have been expanded to impact a large number of individuals in one setting at one time. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine whether a PA- and nutrition-based lifestyle…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Life Style, Physical Activities, Eating Habits
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