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Ruiz, Manuel – ProQuest LLC, 2013
A college degree is widely accepted as a basic goal in education, and the United States labor market reinforces that expectation with substantial financial rewards. Today, Latinos are enrolling in colleges and universities at astronomical rates. As educators, we must provide this growing student population with the adequate programs and resources…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Hispanic American Students, Social Integration, Race
Sánchez, Inmaculada Arnedillo, Ed.; Isaías, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
These proceedings contain the papers of the 12th International Conference on Mobile Learning 2016, which was organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, in Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, April 9-11, 2016. The Mobile Learning 2016 Conference seeks to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conferences (Gatherings), Conference Papers, Telecommunications
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Bezanilla, María José; García Olalla, Ana María; Paños Castro, Jessica; Poblete Ruiz, Manuel – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
Almost twenty years after the Bologna Declaration was signed, the extent to which universities are embracing competence-based learning is a topic of much interest. This article presents a comprehensive model for the analysis of the implementation of competence-based learning (CBL) in Higher Education. An extensive bibliographic review was carried…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Higher Education, Program Implementation
Spain Today, 1973
Reviews background and work of contemporary writers Joaquin de Entrambasaguas, Concha Suarez del Otero, Enrique Llovet, and Manuel Rios Ruiz. (RS)
Descriptors: Authors, Bibliographies, Biographies, Evaluation
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Ruiz-Adame Reina, Manuel – Educational Gerontology, 2016
There has been an increase in the aging population in developed countries. This has led to a need for trained people in the gerontological field. The most common academic way of specializing in this field in Spain is via a master's program. It is well known that investing in human capital increases knowledge, productivity, and the probability of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Gerontology, Graduate Students, Masters Programs
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Río-Ruiz, Manuel Ángel; Jiménez-Rodrigo, María Luisa; Caro-Cabrera, Manuel Jesús – Critical Studies in Education, 2015
In 2012 Spain inaugurated a reform of its higher education financial aid system inspired by three principles: cost-sharing, increasing academic performance and school efficiency. This reform has shifted the aim of the system from equality of access to a type of meritocracy that can be defined as class-biased, as it is only applied to low-income…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Financial Aid, Higher Education, Finance Reform
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Sánchez-Carracedo, Fermín; Ruiz-Morales, Jorge; Valderrama-Hernández, Rocío; Muñoz-Rodríguez, José Manuel; Gomera, Antonio – Studies in Higher Education, 2021
This paper analyzes the extent to which sustainability is present in the curricula of the 16 Education Degree programs belonging to the EDINSOST project: 6 Early Childhood Education Degrees, 7 Primary Education Degrees, 2 Pedagogy Degrees and 1 Social Education Degree. The results obtained suggest that sustainability is present in all Degrees, but…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Education Programs, Elementary School Teachers
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López-Serrano, Sebastián; Ruiz-Ariza, Alberto; De La Torre-Cruz, Manuel; Martínez-López, Emilio J. – South African Journal of Education, 2021
Recent studies and reviews have shown the positive effects of exergames (EXs) on physical activity (PA) and fitness in children and adolescents. Nevertheless, their effects on cognition have been scarcely explored, and no previous review has focussed on this relationship. The purpose of the research reported on here was to analyse the acute and…
Descriptors: Children, Adolescents, Game Based Learning, Video Games
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Vega-Carrero, Sandra; Alejandro-Pulido, Manuel; Ruiz, Nancy Esther – Online Submission, 2017
This article presents the results of a research study conducted with college students at a University in Colombia that offers an online program of English as a Foreign Language. The goal of this study was to understand the students' perceptions. It mainly responded to the following research questions: Why do these students participate in an EFL…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Simulation
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De la Torre-Cruz, Manuel J.; López-Serrano, Sebastián; Ruiz-Ariza, Alberto; Martínez-López, Emilio J. – Educational Psychology, 2019
Previous research that has examined the association between parental physical activity behaviour and physical self-concept in children and adolescents has found inconsistent relationships. This study examined whether perceived parental physical activity practice contributed to the explanation of physical self-concept in adolescents based on the…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation, Early Adolescents, Self Concept
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Ruiz, Nadeen T.; Barajas, Manuel – Bilingual Research Journal, 2012
The authors--a researcher in Latino educational issues and a sociologist specializing in migration--collaborated to more fully understand and explain the schooling circumstances of Mexican indigenous students. After elaborating a conceptual framework of transationalism, the researchers present three types of results: (a) critical understandings…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Language of Instruction, Multilingualism, Migration
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Berns, Anke; Ruiz-Rube, Iván; Mota, José Miguel; Dodero, Juan Manuel; Castro, Edson; Ryynanen, Oona; Werner, Lissy –, 2019
New technologies are changing the way of learning foreign languages. However, one of the main challenges for software developers and mobile assisted language learning designers remains the creation of learning environments for students' language immersion in and outside the classroom. This paper describes the design and evaluation of a VR-based…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Software
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Berns, Anke; Palomo-Duarte, Manuel; Dodero, Juan Manuel; Ruiz-Ladrón, Juan Miguel; Márquez, Andrea Calderón –, 2015
In the last two decades there have been many attempts to integrate all kinds of mobile devices and apps to support formal as well as informal learning processes. However, most of the available apps still support mainly individual learning, using mobile devices to deliver content rather than providing learners with the opportunity to interact with…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Computer Oriented Programs, Second Language Instruction
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Palomo-Duarte, Manuel; Dodero, Juan Manuel; Medina-Bulo, Inmaculada; Rodríguez-Posada, Emilio J.; Ruiz-Rube, Iván – Interactive Learning Environments, 2014
The widespread adoption of computers and Internet in our life has reached the classrooms, where computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) based on wikis offers new ways of collaboration and encourages student participation. When the number of contributions from students increases, traditional assessment procedures of e-learning settings…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Learning Experience, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
Mota, José Miguel; Ruiz-Rube, Iván; Dodero, Juan Manuel; Figueiredo, Mauro – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
Augmented Reality (AR) technology allows the inclusion of virtual elements on a vision of actual physical environment for the creation of a mixed reality in real time. This kind of technology can be used in educational settings. However, the current AR authoring tools present several drawbacks, such as, the lack of a mechanism for tracking the…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Computer System Design, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Software
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