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Ferrarini, Tawni Hunt; Day, Stephen – Social Education, 2014
Everyone under the age of 20 who has grown up in North America has lived in the common market created by NAFTA--the North American Free Trade Agreement. In a zone linking the United States, Canada, and Mexico, most goods and investments flow freely across borders to users, consumers, and investors. In 1994, NAFTA created the largest relatively…
Descriptors: Debate, International Trade, Regional Cooperation, Macroeconomics
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Ruiz, Carlos Enrique – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2009
This study explored the perceptions of Mexican senior government agency officials with regard to the impact of NAFTA on training and development practices in Mexico. This study was conducted using a phenomenological tradition within qualitative research. The major findings of the study indicate that Mexican senior government agency officials…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Public Agencies, Labor Force Development
Ruiz, Carlos E. – Online Submission, 2008
This study explored the perceptions of Mexican senior government agency officials with regard to the impact of NAFTA on training and development practices in Mexico. This study was conducted using a qualitative research design. Based on the participants' perceptions, NAFTA motivated the creation and development of national programs for training…
Descriptors: International Trade, Public Officials, Competition, Foreign Countries
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Brox, James – Industry and Higher Education, 2007
Does academic research have a positive impact on productivity? To examine this question, the paper focuses on national Canadian manufacturing data, using a variable-cost CES-translog cost system. Changes in the elasticities calculated from the estimation results allow the study of the impact of the free-trade agreements on Canadian production and…
Descriptors: North Americans, Expenditures, Research and Development, Productivity
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Karabetsos, Andrew P. – Journal of Career Planning & Employment, 1995
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) provides Canadian and Mexican professionals with an option not available to citizens of other countries: Trade NAFTA, or "TN" status, which provides authorization for business persons. Discusses some of the advantages and disadvantages of this status with that of the more conventional H-1B…
Descriptors: Business, Federal Legislation, Foreign Workers, Higher Education
The transcript provided in this document is from a symposium set up to explore the educational implications of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). NAFTA, which will remove trade barriers between the United States, Mexico, and Canada contains no educational provisions. The panelists discuss the new educational challenges that NAFTA may…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Trends
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Kling, Nathan D.; Alexander, Joe F.; Martinez, Rutilio; McCorkle, Denny E. – Journal of Education for Business, 1998
Reviews the current status of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), characteristics of Mexico's business culture and economy, and ways to change business education to prepare students for doing business in Latin America. Concludes with a description of the NAFTA business center at the University of Northern Colorado. (SK)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Business Education Teachers, Economic Development, Economic Impact
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Starr, Eileen M. – Southern Social Studies Journal, 1997
Examines a teaching strategy called "constructive controversy" where students are required to argue both the pro and con positions concerning a controversial current topic. Describes students' response to a class using this method to examine the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Student response was generally favorable. (MJP)
Descriptors: Business, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Course Content, Current Events
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Flores, Gloria Hernandez; Lankshear, Colin – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2000
Outlines the deep and complex challenge faced by Mexico in its quest for closer economic integration with so-called advanced economies. Discusses extensive poverty and illiteracy, and the systematic exclusion of many people from access to the very kinds of learning required by Mexico's economic project. Argues that extraordinary efforts and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Economic Factors, Elementary Secondary Education
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Sa, Creso; Gaviria, Patricia – Higher Education Policy, 2011
Professional mutual recognition agreements (MRAs) are one of the policy instruments employed in global and regional trade agreements to facilitate the mobility of skilled labour. While such agreements have been noted in the literature examining cross-border academic mobility, little is known about how they impact higher education. This paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Cooperation, International Trade
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Yagelski, Robert P. – English Education, 1997
Argues that the literal and cultural "text" of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) calls into question the entire project of teaching English at the secondary level in this country. Teases out the connection between the study of NAFTA and the study of text and what it might mean for the teaching of English in the next…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, English Curriculum, English Instruction
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Strohm, Barbara A. – Foreign Language Annals, 2000
Describes the use of post-NAFTA bilingual or trilingual labels in content-enriched instruction in Spanish classes. Such labels provide informal exposure to the second language as well as comprehensive linguistic and cultural input.(Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Instructional Materials, Linguistic Input, Second Language Instruction
Figueredo, Danilo – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1994
Considers the impact that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) could have on the publishing world and the availability of Spanish language materials. Mexican and Latin American publishing, as well as economic, social, and historical factors, are examined; and the market for Spanish language materials in the United States is discussed.…
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Foreign Countries, Foreign Language Books, International Trade
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Ramaswamy, K. V. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
The purpose of this proposal is to develop and implement a concentration in Supply Chain Management in the existing traditional MBA program effective fall 2012. Houston is the hub for many multinational oil and energy companies, large healthcare systems, wholesale/retail businesses, engineering and construction companies, and is a major city along…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Degrees, Supply and Demand, Information Management
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Crespo, Manuel – Higher Education Management, 2000
Describes accomplishments in increasing collaboration in higher education within the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Analyzes procedures for determining equivalencies of courses and degrees and for improving transnational mobility of students and professors. Also discusses the role of the private sector in research, education and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, International Cooperation, International Educational Exchange, International Relations
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