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Reyes-Lillo, Danilo; Hernandez-Garrido, Carlos – Education for Information, 2020
The global COVID-19 pandemic has demanded new strategies and, at the same time, granted new opportunities for the university regarding community engagement. Online education has become a challenge for all universities and libraries around the world. In this context, the Universidad Viña del Mar (Chile), articulating a collaboration between its…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Information Skills, Skill Development, COVID-19
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Laurens-Arredondo, Luis – Education and Information Technologies, 2022
The rushed introduction of online education for universities because of the current covid-19 health crisis, has started to affect the quality of education for millions of students around the world. This pandemic has emphasized the need to improve the teaching process through the use of innovating educational tools, such as mobile augmented reality…
Descriptors: Physical Environment, Simulated Environment, Synthesis, Information Technology
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Raveendran, Aswathy; Srivastava, Himanshu – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2019
This article is a response to María del Mar Aragón, José Antonio Acevedo-Díaz and Antonio García-Carmona's article, which investigated pre-service teachers' understandings of epistemic and non-epistemic aspects of the nature of science (NOS) based on the historical case study of Ignaz Semmelweis and childbed fever. We situate the study in…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Scientific Principles, Science Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Lavonen, Jari; Ávalos, Beatrice; Upadyaya, Katja; Araneda, Sebastián; Juuti, Kalle; Cumsille, Patricio; Inkinen, Janna; Salmela-Aro, Katariina – International Journal of Science Education, 2021
This study examines how classroom activities, student gender and student personal interest in science studies and careers predict situational interest in physics learning. Teaching modules were designed based on the secondary physics curricula in Finland (Helsinki) and Chile (Santiago and Viña del Mar) emphasising students engagement in scientific…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Interests, Learner Engagement, Adolescents
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Lo´pez-Ferna´ndez, Mari´a del Mar; Gonza´lez-Garci´a, Francisco; Franco-Mariscal, Antonio Joaqui´n – Journal of Chemical Education, 2021
The social dimension of chemistry is relevant and present in numerous socio-scientific issues, for example, the use of plastics. These issues can be covered at school by implementing strategies such as role-playing, which allow different perspectives to be understood, thereby helping to promote changes in attitude. This paper presents a…
Descriptors: Plastics, Chemistry, Educational Games, Role Playing
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Dobbs, Rhonda R.; Waid-Lindberg, Courtney A.; del Carmen, Alejandro – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
While online learning is nothing new, research regarding student perceptions of online courses is limited and has generally focused on those who have taken online courses. Data were collected from 180 students taking criminal justice courses on campus at a large 4-year university in the Southwest and 100 students taking criminal justice courses in…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Law Enforcement, Online Courses, Teaching Methods
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Rojas-Kramer, Carlos; Limón-Suárez, Enrique; Moreno-García, Elena; García-Santillán, Arturo – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
The aim of this paper was to analyze attitude towards statistics in high-school students using the SATS scale designed by Auzmendi (1992). The sample was 200 students from the sixth semester of the afternoon shift, who were enrolled in technical careers from the Technological Study Center of the Sea (Centro de Estudios Tecnológicos del Mar 07…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Statistics
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Segura-Martínez, Patrícia; Molina-García, Javier; Queralt, Ana; del Mar Bernabé-Villodre, María; Martínez-Bello, Daniel A.; Martínez-Bello, Vladimir E. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2021
Several aspects of the indoor early childhood education (ECE) environment may be associated with physical activity (PA), including indoor areas. Modifying the indoor physical environment in classrooms could have significant potential to influence PA in young children. However, to our knowledge, PA promotion interventions involving changes to the…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Interior Space, Space Utilization
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Durruty, Ignacio; Ayude, María A. – Chemical Engineering Education, 2014
The case study discussed in this work is used at the chemical reaction engineering course, offered in fifth-year of the chemical engineering undergraduate program at National University of Mar del Plata (UNMdP). A serial-parallel reaction system based on the anaerobic degradation of particulate-containing potato processing wastewater is presented.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Chemical Engineering, College Science
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Sarasa, María Cristina – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
This paper summarizes a narrative inquiry carried out with forty volunteer undergraduate participants attending the course Overall Communication, in the English Teacher Education Program in the School of Humanities of the "Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata," Argentina. It addresses their family/academic identities and personal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Undergraduate Students
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Aguilera-Hermida, A. Patricia; Quiroga-Garza, Angélica; Gómez-Mendoza, Sanjuana; Del Río Villanueva, Carmen Amalia; Avolio Alecchi, Beatrice; Avci, Dilek – Education and Information Technologies, 2021
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and pursuant to the governments' order of citizens remaining at home, several countries were required to transition from face-to-face instruction to an online model to provide higher education to their students. While factors affecting the use of online learning are diverse and have been studied by models of use and…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Student Attitudes, College Students, Electronic Learning
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Luchini, Pedro Luis – HOW, 2010
This case study aims at replicating a study conducted in 2007 with a group of ten trainees at the English Teacher Training Program at Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata. In 2007, the participants recorded a dyadic interactive task. Speech data were analyzed to see how, through the use of language, learners construed their social reality. In the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, English (Second Language)
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Baron, Annette, Ed.; McNeal, Kelly, Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
In higher education, case studies can be utilized to have students put themselves into problems faced by a protagonist and, by doing so, address academic or career-related issues. Working through these issues provides students with an opportunity to gain applied perspective and experiences. Professors in higher education who choose this method of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Case Studies, Writing (Composition)
Mangan, Katherine – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
A lot of students have benefited from part of the $27-million in federal and state grant money that Del Mar College has received since it opened a centralized office for grants and sponsored research in 2005. Del Mar, which has about 11,000 credit-seeking students, is one of a growing number of community colleges that make up for shrinking state…
Descriptors: Grants, Community Colleges, Grantsmanship, State Federal Aid
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Seirup, Holly J.; Tirotta, Rose; Blue, Elfreda – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
As online education continues to grow, understanding faculty and student perceptions seems to be an imperative piece of the decision to continue to expand online offerings. The purpose of this study was to review faculty and students perceptions of online learning and to gain an understanding of the current status of distance education. This study…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Distance Education, Intermode Differences, Student Surveys
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