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Tovar-Gálvez, Julio César – International Journal of Science Education, 2021
In culturally diverse classrooms, science teachers may plan and enact didactic practices that do not include traditional epistemologies. My purpose is to develop an approach, to support teachers in designing epistemologically inclusive didactic practices. For this, I propose the Epistemological Bridge frame [EB; Castaño, N. (2009). Construcción…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Teaching Methods, Culturally Relevant Education, Science Instruction
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Laforune, Anne-Marie; Lakhal, Sawsen – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2019
As more post-secondary institutions are turning to non-face-to-face course delivery modes to cater to the emerging needs of the student population, we have yet to find out whether students attending both at a distance and face-to-face have access to equal learning opportunities. A research was conducted in the nursing program taught in the blended…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Postsecondary Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Rieger, G. W.; Reinsberg, S. A.; Wieman, C. E. – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2016
We present a comment on "Benefits of completing homework for students with different aptitudes in an introductory electricity and magnetism course", by F. J. Kontur, K. de La Harpe, and N. B. Terry PRST-PER 11, 010105 (2015). Our data show that the conclusions Kontur and coworkers draw from their data may not be generally applicable.
Descriptors: Homework, Energy, Magnets, Science Instruction
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Ettekal, Andrea Vest; Simpkins, Sandra D.; Menjívar, Cecilia; Delgado, Melissa Y. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2020
Grounded in bioecological theories, this mixed-method article examines aspects of culturally responsive organized activities. Study 1 used path analysis to quantitatively test relations between ethnic cultural features of activities (ways of integrating ethnic culture) and concurrent experiences (N = 150 Latino adolescents). Findings were mixed,…
Descriptors: Path Analysis, Correlation, Cultural Traits, Adolescents
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Relaño-Pastor, Ana Maria; Fernández-Barrera, Alicia – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
This article focuses on the 'native speaker effects' (Doerr, N. M., ed. 2009. "The Native Speaker Concept: Ethnographic Investigations of Native Speaker Effects." Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter) pertaining to the construction of eliteness in Spanish-English CLIL-type bilingual programmes in the autonomous community of Castilla-La Mancha…
Descriptors: Native Speakers, Spanish, Bilingual Education Programs, Language of Instruction
Estrada-Chichón, José L.; Parrado-Collantes, Milagrosa – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2020
This work analyses the use of Spanish (mother tongue) by pre-service teachers (N=55) during a class activity that consists of explaining and solving Primary Education (6-12) mathematical problems in English (foreign language). The objectives are established in the form of three research questions about the amount of frequency of Spanish; its…
Descriptors: Spanish, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Mathematics, English (Second Language)
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Chiparra, William Eduardo Mory; Vasquez, Kriss Melody Calla; Casco, Roque Juan Espinoza; Pajuelo, Michael Lincold Trujillo; Jaramillo-Alejos, Pedro Javier; Morillo-Flores, John – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
The objective of the research was to analyze the effects of the disruption that Peruvian university education has suffered due to COVID-19 in 2020. The type of research was basic under the design of grounded theory (De la Espriella & Gómez Restrepo, 2020). The study scenario was university education in the first semester of 2020, considering…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing
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Kontur, F. J.; de La Harpe, K.; Terry, N. B. – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2016
We reply to Rieger, Reinsberg, and Wieman's forgoing Comment [Phys. Rev. Phys. Educ. Res., Comment on "Benefits of completing homework for students with different aptitudes in an introductory electricity and magnetism course" 12, 028001 (2016)].
Descriptors: Energy, Magnets, Science Instruction, Homework
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Durocher, Elyse; Gauvin, Lise – Journal of School Health, 2020
Background: This study aims to quantify associations between one's weight management goal and eating behaviors and physical activity among teenagers. Methods: Weighted logistic regressions were performed predicting healthy behaviors from weight goal separately for boys and girls while controlling for age, body mass index, socioeconomic indicators,…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Health Behavior, Eating Habits, Physical Activity Level
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Perna, Laura W., Ed. – Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research, 2020
Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each annual volume contains chapters that discuss salient dimensions of scholarly and policy inquiries on topics pertaining to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, First Generation College Students, Hispanic American Students
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Kontur, F.?J.; de La Harpe, K.; Terry, N.?B. – Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research, 2015
We examine how student aptitudes impact how much students learn from doing graded online and written homework in an introductory electricity and magnetism course. Our analysis examines the correlation between successful homework completion rates and exam performance as well as how changes in homework completion correlate with changes in exam…
Descriptors: Homework, Educational Benefits, Physics, Introductory Courses
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Gupta-Agarwal, Swati; Jarome, Timothy J.; Fernandez, Jordan; Lubin, Farah D. – Learning & Memory, 2014
It is well established that fear memory formation requires de novo gene transcription in the amygdala. We provide evidence that epigenetic mechanisms in the form of histone lysine methylation in the lateral amygdala (LA) are regulated by NMDA receptor (NMDAR) signaling and involved in gene transcription changes necessary for fear memory…
Descriptors: Memory, Genetics, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Neurological Organization
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Raman, D. Raj; Geisinger, Brandi N.; Kemis, Mari R.; de la Mora, Arlene – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
Summer research opportunities for undergraduates, such as those supported by the National Science Foundation's Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program, can be critical experiences that help persuade students to pursue research through graduate studies. Studies analyzing the key actions of successful mentors are scarce. The goal of…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Research, Mentors, Correlation
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Cárcamo, Rodrigo A.; Vermeer, Harriet J.; van der Veer, René; van IJzendoorn, Marinus H. – Early Education and Development, 2016
Research Findings: Two longitudinal studies are reported examining the effects of full-time day care in Mapuche and non-Mapuche families in Chile. First, the Magellan-Leiden Childcare Study (MLCS) used a sample of 95 mothers with children younger than 1 year old (n = 36 in day care). Second, we partially cross-validated our results in a large and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship
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Aristimuño, Adriana – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2020
This article reviews and updates a previous work published in 2007 as a chapter in the "International Handbook of Catholic Education" (Aristimuño, A. 2007. "Challenges for Catholic Schools in Uruguay." In "International Handbook of Catholic Education: Challenges for School Systems in the 21st Century. Part One,"…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Religious Education
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