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Graesser, Arthur C.; Greenberg, Daphne; Frijters, Jan C.; Talwar, Amani – Grantee Submission, 2021
A large percentage of adults throughout the world have low reading skills. Computer technologies can potentially help these adults improve their literacy in addition to instructors at literacy centers. AutoTutor was designed to teach comprehension strategies by implementing conversational "trialogues" in which two computer agents (tutor…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Learner Engagement, Reading Comprehension, Intervention
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Flores-Buils, Raquel; Gil-Beltran, Jose Manuel; Caballer-Miedes, Antonio; Martinez-Martinez, Miguel Angel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: Studies that investigate research activity are possible by quantifying certain variables pertaining to articles published in specialized journals. Once quantified, numerical data are obtained that summarize characteristics of the research activity. These data are obtained through scientometric indicators. This is an objective and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bibliometrics, Literature Reviews, Meta Analysis
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Padilla, Lillie Vivian; Vana, Rosti – Language Awareness, 2019
This study presents a critical discourse analysis of underlying language ideologies derived from L2 Spanish textbooks. Although previous research has tended to focus on ideologies contained in Spanish heritage language textbooks, in the present analysis, we expand this narrow scope by focusing on L2 Spanish textbooks, specifically…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Spanish, Textbooks
Nekvapil, Jirí – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2016
Language Policy and Planning is currently a significantly diversified research area and thus it is not easy to find common denominators that help to define basic approaches within it. Richard B. Baldauf attempted to do so by differentiating between four basic approaches: (1) the classical approach, (2) the language management approach (Language…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Classification, Theories, Language Research
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Adhikary, Rino Wiseman; Lingard, Bob – Comparative Education, 2018
This paper provides a critical policy analysis and network ethnography of "Teach for Bangladesh" ("TfB"). We demonstrate that TfB is a localised version of a global teacher education policy--"Teach for All/America" ("TfAll/A"). Santos, Boaventura De Sousa [2002. "The Processes of Globalisation."…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Governance, Foreign Countries, Ethnography
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García Garrido, José Luis; García Ruiz, María José – Comparative Education, 2018
The current process of globalisation has led to a convergence of international and Spanish concerns regarding teaching and research issues in the area of comparative education. Both in their teaching and their research work, the academics within the Spanish comparative community display a notable -- and typically Hispanic -- heterogeneity. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Teaching Methods, Refugees
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Carreteiro, Rui Manuel; Justo, João Manuel; Figueira, Ana Paula – Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 2016
Home literacy environment explains between 12 and 18.5% of the variance of children's language skills. Although most authors agree that children whose parents encourage them to read tend to develop better and earlier reading skills, some authors consider that the impact of family environment in reading skills is overvalued. Probably, other…
Descriptors: Reading Processes, Parenting Styles, Language Skills, Reading Skills
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Goellner, Silvana Vilodre; Votre, Sebastiao Josue; Pinheiro, Maria Claudia Brandao – Sport, Education and Society, 2012
Based on post-structural feminist and gender studies, the present article analyses the importance given to the practice of physical education, sports and exercise as part of the national policy to strengthen the Caucasian-Brazilian population at the beginning of the twentieth century, emphasising the priority made of the White female body as the…
Descriptors: Feminism, Physical Education, Females, Foreign Countries
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Parker, Jason Thomas – Hispania, 2011
This essay seeks to provide parallel and interchangeable approaches to teaching Ramon del Valle-Inclan's challenging play "Luces de bohemia". A greater understanding of the cultural and mental frameworks of the early twentieth-century Spanish spectator will permit students to penetrate the dense intertextuality that characterizes Valle's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Drama, Spanish Literature
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Sibai, Salam Adlbi – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2010
This article reports part of a wider investigation which is still being developed and analyzes in depth the lives of female university students who are both Spanish and Muslim. The first part of this research was published in the "Revista Espanola de Educacion Comparada," where the results of the study in Madrid are presented. Here, the…
Descriptors: Muslims, Group Discussion, Student Attitudes, Females
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Goncalves, Teresa N. R.; Gomes, Elisabete Xavier; Alves, Mariana Gaio; Azevedo, Nair Rios – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2012
In our paper we aim at reflecting upon the extent to which educational theory may be used as a framework in the analysis of policy documents. As policy texts are "heteroglossic in character" (Lingard and Ozga, in "The Routledge Falmer reader in education policy and politics," Routledge, London and New York, 2007, p. 2) and…
Descriptors: Social Class, Lifelong Learning, Educational Policy, Educational Theories
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Johnson, Ian M.; Cano, Virginia – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2008
Introduction: This paper draws on the results of studies undertaken between 2004 and 2007 as part of Project REVISTAS, supported by the European Commission's ALFA Programme. Method: A variety of methods was employed over the life of the project, including analysis of directories, a survey of universities in the region believed to be offering…
Descriptors: Information Science Education, Electronic Publishing, Quality Control, Foreign Countries
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Roith, Christian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
The idiosyncrasy of national academic discourses in educational sciences and the flow of ideas between them is a topic that has inspired recent research, even though it has not been treated very exhaustively. This study presents some results of an investigation into German influences on the Spanish academic discourse in educational sciences…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Periodicals, Critical Theory, Discourse Analysis
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Johnson, Ian M. – Education for Information, 2005
This paper identifies factors that contribute to the successful initiation of international collaborative projects intended to support the development of education for librarianship and information sciences. It discusses the widespread failure to analyse the Critical Success Factors in international collaborative projects and proposes a case study…
Descriptors: Library Education, Foreign Countries, Information Science, Library Role
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Rodriguez, Ralph E. – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2007
This essay is a cursory examination of 1972 and the early 1970s. These were foundational years for Chicana/o literature. The author has only been able to offer a suggestive analysis of some of the literary production during this period. The author has not discussed the numerous periodicals and journals of the period, some underground, some with…
Descriptors: Essays, Hispanic American Literature, Libraries, Cultural Influences
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