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de la Puente Pacheco, Mario Alberto; Guerra, Dick; de Oro Aguado, Carlos Mario; Alexander McGarry, Callum – Cogent Education, 2019
Differentiated geographical and institutional contexts imply the need to examine the effectiveness of non-conventional approach learning methods in contrast to generalist assumptions. One way is to examine the perceptions of undergraduates of a teaching method applied to specific individuals, geographical contexts, and their relationship to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Active Learning, Student Projects
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Cáceres-Lorenzo, M-Teresa; Salas-Pascual, Marcos; Afonzo-de-Tovar, Isabel-Cristina; Vera-Cazorla, M-Jesús; Santana-Alvarado, Yaiza; Santana-Quintana, Cristina – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
This article investigates 292 postgraduate students of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain), through a Likert-scale questionnaire. This inquiry was about private, educational actions and learning valuation of a foreign language and its relation with the learning of one or several foreign languages. The analysis of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Likert Scales
Juan, Vallejo Ramos L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
In opposition to the Sexual Education Traditional Model (SETM) that is used in the state schools of Puerto Rico, the Health Beliefs Model (HBM) appears. It facilitates a curricular design that improves the ability of the students to respond to the group pressure by means of attitudes that stimulate sexual conducts of smaller risk of propagation of…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Self Esteem, Communication Skills
de la Puente, Manuel; Bendick, Marc, Jr. – 1983
This report reviews government programs in the United States that serve the educational, training, and employment needs of immigrant and refugee youth. An overview of European immigration to the United States during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries is followed by a presentation of the characteristics of post-1960 U.S. immigrants. Empirically…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Bilingual Education, Career Education, Demonstration Programs
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McKay, Ruth B.; de la Puente, Manuel – Monthly Labor Review, 1996
Cognitive testing aided the development of a questionnaire for the Current Population Survey that is readily understood, does not invoke a negative image, and allows pinpointing of circumstances related to multiracial reporting. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adults, Census Figures, Cognitive Tests, Emotional Response
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D'Introno, Francesco; Lorenzo, Guillermo – Hispania, 1995
Examines the structure of titles in Spanish. These structures have a sealed character with respect to the extraction of their constituent parts. Certain instances in which this generalization appears not to be followed are analyzed, and it is shown that the extraction is a verb rather than a noun form. (15 references) (Author/CK)
Descriptors: Graphs, Literature Reviews, Logic, Nouns
Cargia Lorenzo, Luciano E. – Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, 1970
Descriptors: Characterization, Dialogs (Literary), Drama, Dramatics
Laylo, Peter R.; Puente, Juan – 1981
The booklet provides information on employment, training, and supportive services available to migrant and seasonal farmworkers as they travel from their homebase states to their destination in the Midwestern and Central states of Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio,…
Descriptors: Community Information Services, Educational Opportunities, Employment Programs, Legal Aid
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Ramírez-Montoya, María-Soledad, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Educational strategies have evolved over the years, due to research breakthroughs and the application of technology. By using the latest learning innovations, curriculum and instructional design can be enhanced and strengthened. The "Handbook of Research on Driving STEM Learning with Educational Technologies" is an authoritative…
Descriptors: Guides, STEM Education, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries
Guerra, Alfonso Rangel, Ed. – Revista Interamericana de Educacion de Adultos, 2002
This collection of Spanish-language articles includes the following: "La Importancia del Contexto en la Alfabetizacion" (Judith Kalman); "Profesorodo y Formadores: La Formacion para la Transformation de los Distritos y las Comunidades" (Concepcion Dominquez Garrido and Antonio Medina Rivilla); "Valoracion de los Resultados…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Rural Areas
Renzulli, Joseph S. – 2000
This monograph addresses the role of gifted education in total school improvement by describing three service delivery components (the Total Talent Portfolio, Curriculum Modification Techniques, and Enrichment Learning and Teaching) and several organizational components of the Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM). The report describes how the SEM can…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Enrichment, Educational Change
Kelley, Jerry D., Ed.; And Others – 1993
This document presents the proceedings of a conference which brought together delegates and First Ladies representing western hemisphere nations to address needs and issues affecting people with disabilities in the Americas. It presents the texts of two keynote addresses: "Small Triumphs, Big Victories: A Global View of Persons with…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Attitudes, Developing Nations, Disabilities
Griggs, Richard A., Ed.; Jackson, Sherri L., Ed. – Society for the Teaching of Psychology, 2011
This book follows in the footsteps of the first three volumes in the "Handbook for Teaching Introductory Psychology" series. In the prefaces to these volumes, the various editors all stressed two major points relevant to the development of this series. These comments also apply to this book. First, introductory psychology is one of the most…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Psychology, Introductory Courses, College Instruction
Kissam, Ed; Dorsey, Holda – 1997
This handbook is intended to help administrators and instructors of adult basic education and English-as-a-Second-Language programs use the 30 Tierra de Oportunidad (Land of Opportunity) instructional modules, which address four strands or clusters relating to the different major domains in which adults function: work life, family life, community,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Basic Skills
Kissam, Ed; Dorsey, Holda – 1997
This module, which may be used as the basis for a workshop or as a special topic unit in an adult basic education or English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) course, focuses on building the basic decision skills workers need to choose among potential jobs. The following items are included: overview of the module; list of basic, thinking, interpersonal,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Career Choice, Career Planning
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