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Morales-Vidales, J. Abraham; Salazar, S. Alejandro Sandoval; Jacobo-Fernández, Jimena M.; Tlahuice-Flores, Alfredo – Journal of Chemical Education, 2020
This work covers a three-week program designed to provide undergraduate students with a background in structural chemistry and materials science. Sessions are based on the programming of regular polyhedra and their geometrical relationships by using an object-oriented language (i.e., POV-Ray). Three lectures introduce the basics of programming…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Geometry, College Science, Undergraduate Students
Valencia, Richard R., Ed. – 2002
This second edition has been updated and expanded to provide state-of-the-art coverage of the Chicano school experience, with contributions from experts in education and other fields. The book's five sections focus on a comprehensive review of Chicano schooling conditions and outcomes, and implications of the growing Chicano population; language…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, Bilingual Education, Dropouts
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Artiles, Alfredo J.; Rueda, Robert; Salazar, Jesus Jose; Higareda, Ignacio – Exceptional Children, 2005
A weakness of research on minority placement in special education is the tendency to overestimate the homogeneity of populations by failing to disaggregate factors such as language proficiency or to consider other relevant variables, for example, social class or program type. Similarly, certain groups have been understudied, such as English…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Urban Schools, Social Class, Secondary Education
Losen, Daniel J., Ed.; Orfield, Gary, Ed. – 2002
This collection of papers discusses issues related to the overidentification of minority students in special education. After a "Foreword" (Senator James M. Jeffords) and an introduction, "Racial Inequality in Special Education" (Daniel J. Losen and Gary Orfield), 11 chapters include: (1) "Community and School Predictors…
Descriptors: Black Students, Court Litigation, Disabilities, Disproportionate Representation