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Holanda, Maristela; Da Silva, Dilma – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2022
Contributions: The underrepresentation of women in computer science (CS) majors has long been a focus of attention in many academic documents, the majority of them from the United States and Europe. There is, however, a lack of information about educational interventions (EIs) for women in computing in Latin America. The contribution of this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hispanic American Students, Disproportionate Representation, Computer Science
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Karla Silva Soares, Ana; Lins de Holanda Coelho, Gabriel; Alves Freires, Leogildo; Nunes da Fonseca, Patrícia – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2022
Academic procrastination has a significant influence on students' lives, being related to several relevant variables, such as lower self-esteem, higher levels of academic anxiety, and fear of failure. The development and adaptation of reliable instruments help to assure a more in-depth study of academic procrastination. The present research aimed…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Time Management, Foreign Countries, Test Construction
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de Oliveira, Maria Luiza Cruz; de Nogueira Holanda, Francisco Wilson; Valdez, Pablo; de Almondes, Katie Moraes; de Azevedo, Carolina Virgínia Macedo – Mind, Brain, and Education, 2020
Excessive usage of electronic devices delays bedtime and increases nighttime arousal, reducing sleep duration of adolescents in the morning shift. The impacts of media use before bedtime (MBB) on sleep patterns and components of morning attention were evaluated in 89 adolescents (15.8 ± 0.8 years) using sleep questionnaires and a continuous…
Descriptors: Attention Control, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Sleep
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Filho, Luciano Mendes de Faria; Inacio, Marcilaine Soares – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
Over the last 200 years in Brazil, the notion of "public" has been established to mean the same as the notion of "state". Sergio Buarque de Holanda and, more recently, Marilena Chaui point out that the very old tradition of the appropriation of public goods by the private sector has been updated. However, the understanding of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Latin American History, Public Education
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Fuller, Bruce; Dellagnelo, Lucia; Strath, Annelie; Barretto Bastos, Eni Santana; Holanda Maia, Mauricio; Lopes de Matos, Kelma Socorro; Luiza Portela, Adelia; Lerche Vieira, Sofia – Comparative Education Review, 1999
A study of 140 first- and second-grade classrooms and 1,925 students in the Brazilian states of Bahia and Ceara examined teaching practices and teacher behaviors in the classroom and their effects on students' early literacy achievement, as well as the influences of student, home, teacher, and school characteristics on literacy scores. (SV)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Research, Educational Practices, Educational Quality