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Angel, Hiram Abel – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Higher education in Mexico could be observed as one of the most complicated and impossible to understand. Divided into more than 30 autonomous universities, each university system has its own particular process to admit a candidate to study. This makes it particularly hard for a foreign student to study in Mexico. Moreover, the difficulties are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Foreign Students, Educational Administration
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Ortiz, Claudia Leticia Preciado; Palomera, Alfredo Castañeda – European Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
This work is part of the experience of tracking graduates and curriculum evaluation, derived from an international accreditation process conducted by the European agency AQU Catalunya University Center South Coast (South Coast CU) at the University of Guadalajara. Because of this, we conducted a Follow-up Study, which included generic skills…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Job Skills, Employment Qualifications
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Zamora, Laura Plazola; Bravo, Salvador Sandoval; Padilla, Alejandra Gómez – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2021
This paper proposes the production of animated comics in POWTOON to serve as a visual collaborative tool and a teaching-learning strategy for a course on Operations Research. This proposal aims to achieve meaningful learning of the subject matter, incentivizing the creativity of undergraduate students of marketing and business at the Guadalajara…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Universities
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Sandoval-Bravo, Salvador; Celso-Arellano, Pedro Luis; Gualajara, Victor; Coronado, Semei – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2019
The objective of this study is to analyze the ability of students of the University Center for the Economic Administrative Sciences which forms part of the University of Guadalajara from different economic-administrative undergraduate programs, to solve distinct problems in the area of probability, applying a multiple-choice instrument aligned to…
Descriptors: Probability, Undergraduate Students, Economics Education, Problem Solving
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Smagorinsky, Peter – Journal of Literacy Research, 2018
This article emphasizes the importance of understanding local contexts to provide appropriate education for teachers about literacy instruction. The author reviews general problems that follow from extrapolating from unrepresentative research samples and the errors and deficit conceptions that follow from assuming that all cognition takes place…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Local Issues, Books, Seminars
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Coronado, Semei; Sandoval-Bravo, Salvador; Celso-Arellano, Pedro Luis; Torres-Mata, Ana – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the test applied at the eighth Statistics II tournament to students from the University Center for Economic and Administrative Sciences of the University of Guadalajara, for the purpose of determining whether it promotes competitive learning among students. To achieve this, Item Response Theory (IRT) is…
Descriptors: Models, Competition, Item Response Theory, Student Motivation
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Bueno Alastuey, Mª Camino; García Laborda, Jesús – Research-publishing.net, 2016
This article studies which and how Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) are used by nursery and primary education in-service teachers as reported by their pre-service teacher trainees after observations in their practicum in two provinces in Spain, Alcalá de Henares-Guadalajara and Navarre. Results indicate that in-service teachers…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Nursery Schools, Preschool Education, Elementary Education
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Morales-Avalos, José Ramón; Heredia-Escorza, Yolanda – World Journal of Education, 2018
Learning and innovation's skills are increasingly recognized as key factors separating students who are prepared for more complex environments of life and work in the twenty-first century, and those who are not. The relationship between the industry and the academia is undoubtedly in Mexico and several countries nowadays a very important social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Engineering Education, Laboratories
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Mugford, Gerrard; Cuevas, Oscar Ramírez – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
English foreign-language users often overuse words when faced with difficult situations. Called gushing, such excessive use of words is often legitimately employed by native speakers to express, for instance, gratitude and apologies when a simple "thank you" or "sorry" does not sufficiently convey an interlocutor's feelings.…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Verbal Communication, Advanced Students
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Diaz, Matilde; Borges, Africa; Valadez, Dolores; Zambrano, Rogelio – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2015
Comparative educational studies allow the study of the differences and similarities between different educational systems. This research, which consists on an educational evaluation, has studied the teaching behavior of ten university lecturers from a Spanish university--the University of La Laguna--, and seven from a Mexican…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, College Faculty, Coding
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Garcia, Mary Ellen; Torres-Ayala, Ventura – Hispania, 1991
Describes an immersion program for native Spanish-speaking university students from the University of California, Los Angeles, that was created to help them fulfill the language requirement. Reasons for the program, student characteristics, language characteristics, expected goals and outcomes of the program, and program observations are provided.…
Descriptors: College Students, Graduation Requirements, Higher Education, Immersion Programs
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Sawyer, Adam – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2014
As the school year gave way to summer vacation, a group of 11 Nebraska educators embarked on a 16-day professional development journey to the western Mexico city of Guadalajara. During a two week stay in Mexico, these educators--who were made up of in-service and pre-service teachers and school support personnel--engaged in a structured program of…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Spanish, Cultural Education, Immigration
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de Souza, Marcela – Cogent Education, 2017
English language learners are a diverse and fast-growing segment of the student population in the United States. Faced with the double challenge of keeping up with grade-level content while learning English as a new language in a new culture, many of them struggle. This article presents data from a three-phase qualitative study designed to learn…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Immigrants, English Language Learners, English (Second Language)
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Walsh, John – Science, 1977
The controversial issues surrounding the "Guadalajara Clause" of the Health Professions Educational Assistance Act of 1976 are detailed. At issue is whether Americans studying in foreign medical schools should be admitted to third and fourth year classes if they can pass part one of the National board examinations. (BT)
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Foreign Countries, Graduate Study
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Becerra, Bertha Leticia Gonzalez; Almendra, Manuel Pio Rosales; Flores, Jose Daniel Corona – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2012
Postsecondary distance education has attracted increasing attention in recent years, an understandable change when one considers that innovative approaches to distance education have offered opportunities to overcome some of the key challenges in traditional "brick and mortar" education. Nonetheless, there are a plethora of issues that…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Quality Assurance, Foreign Countries, Virtual Universities
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