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Caruso, Marcelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
Calligraphic culture in education had a long tradition in the Hispanic World. This entailed the cultivation of specific forms of script to the detriment of others. Since the late eighteenth century, discussions about the shape of letters and the differences between different alphabets were associated with national characters. The "letra…
Descriptors: Educational History, Written Language, Alphabets, English
García, José E. – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2016
The psychology of science is a field of research emerged in the late 80's and its basic interest is the study of the conditions determining the rise and development of scientists and researchers. However, in spite of its apparent novelty, it is feasible to find background widely disseminated in the work of previous authors. One of them is R. Ross,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Psychology, Science Education, Science Education History
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Armon, Joan; Uhrmacher, P. Bruce; Ortega, Tony – Art Education, 2009
"Letras y Arte: Literacy and Art" is a 3-week summer course at Regis University in Denver, Colorado, offering a social justice approach to art education. In this article, the authors outline the background of "Letras y Arte," contextualize the program in art education, and explain three strategies for engaging students: (1)…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Art Education, Learner Engagement, Visual Arts
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de Quadros, Ronice Muller – Sign Language Studies, 2012
This article explains the consolidation of Brazilian Sign Language in Brazil through a linguistic plan that arose from the Brazilian Sign Language Federal Law 10.436 of April 2002 and the subsequent Federal Decree 5695 of December 2005. Two concrete facts that emerged from this existing language plan are discussed: the implementation of bilingual…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Professional Education, Bilingual Education, Linguistics
Areas da Luz Fontes, Ana B. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of working memory capacity, access to subordinate meanings of L1 homonyms and degree of cross-language activation on the access to subordinate meanings of L2 homonyms. In Experiment 1, Spanish-English bilinguals completed a word recognition task which assessed how quickly and accurately…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Word Recognition, Sentences, Bilingualism
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Armon, Joan; Ortega, Tony – Language Arts, 2008
Letras y Arte: Literacy and Art, is a summer course that pairs college students and children from a Latino neighborhood for literacy and art learning. Started five years ago, Letras y Arte provides opportunities in four areas: (1) literacy opportunities that foster distinctive identities and voice; (2) immersion in a broad view of literacy that…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Art Education, College Students, Visual Arts
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de Gonzalez, Monica Rodriguez – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2007
Even though the appearance and spread of new technologies offer considerable challenges in the design of far reaching and complex pre-test and assessment situations which are in keeping with the trends of teaching and learning, the thematic map is still an insuperable document to value either integral training or academic performance of future…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Maps, Visual Aids
Letras: Homenaje a Lucia Fraca de Barrera, 2001
Articles focus on the following: reading comprehension and writing; an approach to argumentative discourse writing; a didactic experiment on the construction of two academic texts; Denzil Romero's work; communication and its implication--a vision from the teaching of the mother tongue; orthography/spelling in the Real Academia Espanola (RAE)…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Grammar
Pujals, Esteban – Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, 1972
Descriptors: Essays, Formal Criticism, Literary History, Novels
Cadilla de Ruibal, Carmen Alicia – 1977
This Spanish language workbook is intended to help elementary school children learn the Spanish alphabet. Each page presents a letter of the alphabet, a number of Spanish words beginning with that letter, and pen and ink drawings illustrating some of the words. The drawings are suitable for coloring. (AMH)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Early Reading, Illustrations, Initial Teaching Alphabet
Andrade, Magdalena; Sones, Mary – 1975
This publication presents three suggested language arts curriculum units. They represent a cross-section of materials that have been developed to deal with the learning problems of students with special language difficulties. Originally developed for grades 7-12, these units may be adapted for use in adult education or at other grade levels. They…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Capitalization (Alphabetic), Curriculum Guides, Dictionaries
REES, ALUN L.W. – 1967
THE AUTHOR DISCUSSES THE "PRACTICE CLASS" AS IT IS IMPLEMENTED IN THE FINAL YEAR OF THE FIVE-YEAR COURSE FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS OF ENGLISH AT THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF TRUJILLO. THE PERUVIAN STUDENT-TEACHER (WITH 56 HOURS OF THEORETICAL INSTRUCTION, IN ADDITION TO A BACKGROUND IN LINGUISTICS), CONDUCTS A MINIMUM OF 15 ONE-HOUR PRACTICE…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Student Teaching, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
REES, ALUN L.W. – 1968
THIS ARTICLE DESCRIBES THE LANGUAGE LABORATORY AT THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF TRUJILLO AS IT IS USED IN THE FIVE-YEAR ENGLISH TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM. THE FIRST TWO YEARS OF THIS COURSE ARE INTENSIVE, BASED ON A STUDY OF ENGLISH USING LADO-FRIES MATERIALS (FOR LATIN AMERICAN LEARNERS) WHICH REQUIRE FIVE HOURS OF CLASSWORK A WEEK SUPPLEMENTED BY…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, English (Second Language), Language Instruction, Language Laboratories
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Zierer, Ernesto; And Others – 1969
This report gives the results obtained in the semantic and syntactic analysis of the Japanese particles "de,""ni,""e," and "wo" in comparison to their equivalents in English, German, and Spanish. The study is based on the so-called "Correlational Analysis" as proposed by Ernst von Glaserfeld. The…
Descriptors: Computational Linguistics, Contrastive Linguistics, Correlation, English