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De La Rosa, Nelson – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Graduation rates in colleges and universities have not kept up with the increase in enrollment. Lack of mathematics competence is a factor that impairs students from completing higher education studies. This problem is even more pervasive in minority groups. The existing body of research on mathematics education have not favored emerging minority…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Blended Learning, College Mathematics
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Gómez-Sevilla, Hugo; Flórez, Huber – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2021
This article aims to share the transformative experience of several schools of the Society of Jesus in Colombia. Starting with the Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola in the city of Medellin and articulated with the experiences of three other schools in different regions (Colegio San Luis Gonzaga in Manizales, Colegio Berchmans in Cali, and Colegio San…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning, Networks
De La Cruz-Caldera, Lisa – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The recent election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America has incited unprecedented fear and uncertainty throughout undocumented college student populations. Although political barriers to a higher education exist for those who identify as being undocumented, there is a population of undocumented individuals…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Undocumented Immigrants, College Students, Educational Experience
De La Garza, Thomas R. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Student veteran achievement in community college has received increased attention this past decade with the surge in enrollment by returning military personnel and retired veterans. Similar to previous eras, today's student veterans seek post-war educational opportunities at postsecondary institutions. Yet unlike previous student veteran…
Descriptors: Veterans Education, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Needs
de la Garza, Katy – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Rural and Indigenous populations have the lowest educational achievement indicators and teachers with the least years of training. Global education movements have led to an increase in access to schooling by rural and Indigenous populations but high drop-out rates persist and education policies, curricular contents, and teacher trainings have…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Interviews, Participant Observation, Documentation
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Galioto, Carmelo; Marini, Guillermo – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2021
This paper discusses the integration of faith, culture and life in Catholic schools, offering keys to understanding and pedagogical orientations. First, based on magisterial documents, the text identifies three features that characterise this integration: a comprehensive understanding of knowledge, a testimony offered through the lives of…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Beliefs, Culture, Integrated Activities
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Mota, Ana Isabel; Oliveira, Hélia; Henriques, Ana – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Mathematical resilience is assumed as one of the most important areas in school context and whose focus should be given priority, due to the distress exhibited by students when learning and understanding basic knowledge in mathematics year after year. The main goal of this research was to study how students attending middle schools…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education, Classroom Techniques, Mathematics Education
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Muñoz-Fernández, Guzmán A.; Rodríguez-Gutiérrez, Pablo; Santos-Roldán, Luna – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: This paper analyses those interpersonal skills which determine the entrepreneurial profile among students in Tourism Higher Education. We aim to verify if there are significant differences by gender diagnosis and to take this into account for future academic curriculums. Method: A survey was conducted with the students of Tourism at…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Tourism, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education
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Orta Amaro, José Antonio; Sánchez Sánchez, Ernesto A.; Ramírez-Esperón, María Eugenia – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2017
The aim of this investigation is to explore the preservice teachers' reasoning about variation (variability or spread) when they analyze data in situations that involve risk. In particular, in this communication the responses to two problems of a questionnaire administered to 96 preservice teachers are reported. The problems are of comparing…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Abstract Reasoning, Data Analysis
Strachota, Susanne – Grantee Submission, 2020
This study aims to understand the instructional interactions that foster students' generalizing. By analysing video-recorded lessons from 13 different Grade 3 classrooms in which an early algebra intervention was implemented, activities related to generalizing and students' generalizing activities were identified, and the nature of the…
Descriptors: Generalization, Early Intervention, Algebra, Video Technology
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Bonilla Carvajal, Camilo Andrés; Tejada-Sánchez, Isabel – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2016
Following the trend of much of the Western, non-English speaking world, Colombia has tirelessly strived for spreading English education in an effort to augment economic benefits. This paper aims at providing a critical account of foreign language education policy in Colombia, with special attention to English. It outlines the impact of its…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
de la Varre, Claire – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study used a social presence construct derived from the Community of Inquiry (COI) framework, with cohesive, affective, and interactive components, to explore online discussion in an Advanced Placement course for rural high school students. The COI is based on the underlying theoretical framework of social constructivism, where interaction is…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Online Courses, High School Students, Rural Education
De La Pena, Yvonne – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Technological fluency involves having a deep understanding of information technology as well as an identity as someone who engages with technology in meaningful and complex ways. Hence, it is more fruitful to think about individuals not as developing technological fluency but rather as becoming technologically fluent. Although physical access to…
Descriptors: Females, Minority Group Students, Hispanic American Students, Urban Areas
Diaz-Suarez, Damalin Judith – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this research was to determine the status of Puerto Rico's public libraries to new information technologies. Obtaining the views of library staff working in the same, characteristics and attitudes and knowledge in new information technologies needed to serve as information specialists in libraries. To know the opinion of the…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Information Technology, Library Personnel, Attitudes
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Basallo Gómez, Juan Sebastián – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2016
This paper is about the impact of systematic reading selection used to promote English as foreign language learning in adult students. A qualitative action research methodology was used to carry out this project. Ten class sessions were designed to provide students an opportunity to select texts according to criteria based upon their language…
Descriptors: Reading Material Selection, Adult Literacy, English (Second Language), Qualitative Research
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