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García Gil, Desirée; Casanova, Oscar; Zarza-Alzugaray, Francisco Javier – Music Education Research, 2021
In Spain, teacher education is regulated on a national level in conjunction with the guidelines that organise general educational levels. Each regional teaching administration nevertheless has a considerable margin to modify those guidelines: universities have a significant influence on how their syllabus is specified. Taking into account the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Teacher Education Programs, Guidelines, Early Childhood Education
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Madrid, Daniel; Julius, Steven – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2020
This is an empirical study which aims to examine the profile of Spanish university students in bilingual degree programs that employ English as a medium of instruction by utilizing the bilingual section of the teaching degree course at the University of Granada as a sample. To this end, a questionnaire was applied to 216 students. While 75% of the…
Descriptors: Profiles, Student Characteristics, College Students, Bilingual Education
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Aravena, Felipe; Madrid, Romina – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
The purpose of this paper is to identify and describe the types, frequency and intensity of conflicts reported by school principals in Chile. This paper is based on a quantitative study collecting conflicts reported by school principals (n=395) though an online survey. Results indicated parents and families are sources of the most intense and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Role, Leadership Responsibility
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Madrid Akpovo, Samara – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2019
This research examined the critical incidents of 10 United States (US) early childhood student teachers during a three-week university-sponsored international field experience conducted in three urban preschools in Kathmandu, Nepal. The purpose of employing the critical incident technique was to allow the US student teachers to reflect critically…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Critical Incidents Method, Preschool Teachers, Field Experience Programs
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Pagès, Marcel – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2021
Performance-based accountability (PBA) policies are increasingly adopted in a wide range of education systems in order to reform school governance and to improve students' results and schools' performance. Countries around the world have been implementing national large-scale assessments to make school actors more accountable and responsible for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accountability, Educational Policy, School Choice
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Guevara, Irene; Moreno-Llanos, Iván; Rodríguez, Cintia – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
The psychological literature on the development of gestures during the first year of life has been limited. It has mainly focused on the development of pointing at around 11 months of age, considering it "the" gesture that allows triadic interactions. However, recent studies have argued for the importance of earlier ostensive gestures…
Descriptors: Nonverbal Communication, Infants, Cognitive Development, Interpersonal Communication
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Espada, María; Navia, José Antonio; Rocu, Patricia; Gómez-López, Maite – Research in Learning Technology, 2020
This study analyses the use of a flipped classroom to develop the 'learning to learn' competence in the university context. This research was conducted on a subject about Applied Teaching Methodology included in the Physical Activity and Sports Science degree at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (Spain). A total of 110 university students (mean…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Sports Medicine, Intervention
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Fernández, José Vida; Webster, Susan – Open Praxis, 2014
The emergence of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) is focusing all its attention on open education. There is growing interest in creating MOOCs, which can be done by transferring OCW courses to MOOC format. However, a series of doubts arise regarding the pros and cons implied in this transformation. In this paper we discuss the conclusions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Courseware, Educational Technology, Access to Education
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Capa, Agueda Benito – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2012
Universidad Europea de Madrid, along with other universities and the support of the Agency for Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Prospects for the Community of Madrid (ACAP--Agencia de Calidad, Acreditación y Prospectiva de las Universidades de Madrid), developed a tool to measure progress in the construction of the European Higher Education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Global Approach, Adoption (Ideas)
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Hughes, Stephen P.; Madrid, Daniel – Language Learning Journal, 2020
The adoption of Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) in Spain has affected educational spending and introduced modifications in learning and assessment procedures for students. While positive effects are noticeable in terms of language learning, evidence concerning the impact on non-linguistic subject areas has been less forthcoming.…
Descriptors: Monolingualism, Course Content, Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods
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Pérez-Milans, Miguel; Patiño-Santos, Adriana – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2014
This article examines the institutional transformations of language-in-education programmes in Madrid, linked to wider socio-economic processes of change. Drawing on a research team's ethnographic revisit, we explore how wider processes are impacting everyday discursive practices in the Bridging Class (BC) programme, first implemented in 2003 to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language of Instruction, Discourse Analysis, Migrant Workers
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Pagès, Marcel; Prieto, Miriam – Educational Review, 2020
This paper analyses, from the perspective of the political sociology of policy instruments, the adoption and re-contextualisation of School Autonomy with Accountability (SAWA) reforms in Spain, with a particular focus on the region of Madrid. Over the last few decades, Madrid has adopted a wide range of education policies that have contributed to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Education, Educational Policy, Accountability
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Romero Martínez, Sonia J.; Ordóñez Camacho, Xavier G.; Guillén-Gamez, Francisco D.; Bravo Agapito, Javier – Online Learning, 2020
Attitudes toward technology are preconceived notions that affect the teaching-learning process and the academic-professional performance of students, in particular those who use technology. This investigation has two objectives: to test the measuring properties (reliability, factorial structure) of an instrument that measures attitudes and to…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Computer Attitudes, Attitude Measures, Computer Use
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Bonastre-Valles, Carolina; Nuevo, Roberto – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2020
Introduction: Expressing and communicating emotions is one of the main functions of music. Learning the skills involved in this communication is a central part of training performers; the study of teachers' and students' conceptions of appropriate ways to improve expressiveness can be considered a priority task for psychoeducational research. The…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Art Expression, Emotional Response, Nonverbal Communication
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Lara Nieto-Márquez, Natalia; Baldominos, Alejandro; Pérez-Nieto, Miguel Ángel – Education Sciences, 2020
Metacognition is a construct that is noteworthy for its relationship with the prediction and enhancement of student performance. It is of interest in education, as well as in the field of cognitive psychology, because it contributes to competencies, such as learning to learn and the understanding of information. This study conducted research at a…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Elementary School Students, Measures (Individuals), Prediction
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