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Brehony, Kevin J. – Online Submission, 2013
Currently, the place of play in schooling and education is controversial. Even in pre-school, where play is most likely to be found, its status is often precarious. This article notes that in many ancient religious traditions, play is sometimes viewed as sinful, whereas work, its antithesis, is seen as virtuous. The German educationist, Friedrich…
Descriptors: Play, Employment, Kindergarten, Romanticism
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Carvajal Medina, Nancy Emilce; Roberto Flórez, Eliana Edith – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2014
Academic writing in English in our context is a significant aspect that can be innovative when a convergence model of writing stages is used along with collaborative work. This article reports on a study aimed at analyzing how collaborative work relates to undergraduate electronics students' academic writing development in English as a foreign…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Academic Discourse, English (Second Language)
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Salinas Vacca, Yakelin – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2014
This paper reports on an exploratory, descriptive, and interpretive study in which the roles of discussion boards, the students, the teacher, and the monitors were explored as they constructed a collaborative class project in a virtual environment. This research was conducted in the virtual program of a Colombian public university. Data were…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Computer Mediated Communication, Foreign Countries, Student Role
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Yate González,Yuly Yinneth; Saenz, Luis Fernando; Bermeo, Johanna Alejandra; Castañeda Chaves, Andrés Fernando – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2013
In this article we report the findings of a two-phase action research study focused on the role of collaborative work in the development of elementary students' writing skills at a Colombian school. This was decided after having identified the students' difficulties in the English classes related to word transfer, literal translation, weak…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Writing Skills, Skill Development
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Granados-Beltrán, Carlo – HOW, 2018
This article shares a reflection based on the relations found between the partial findings of two ongoing projects in a BA program in bilingual education. The first study is named "Critical Interculturality in Initial Language Teacher Education Programs" whose partial data were obtained through interviews with four expert professors of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Olmedo-Torre, Noelia; Martínez, María Martínez; Perez-Poch, Antoni; García, Beatriz Amante – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2018
The aim of this paper is to analyze what generic competencies at the "Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya" (UPC BarcelonaTech) are most evaluated by the teaching staff belonging to the first curricular block of industrial engineering degree courses at the Barcelona "Escola Universitaria d'Enginyeria Técnica Industrial," and…
Descriptors: Competence, Engineering Education, Foreign Countries, Student Projects
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Garcia, Carlos – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2005
The growth of the Latino population in the United States has placed a sharp focus on immigration. Previous research on immigration has taken for granted the existence of immigrant networks. This is a significant oversight given their importance in both conveying social capital and their contribution to the growth of immigrant communities. Using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigration, Immigrants, Hispanic Americans
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Ramírez Sarmiento, Albeiro Miguel Ángel – GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, 2011
This article aims to establish the effects of masked priming by translation equivalents in Spanish-English bilinguals with a high-intermediate level of proficiency in their second language. Its findings serve as evidence to support the hypothesis that semantic representations mediate the mental association among non-cognates from a speaker's first…
Descriptors: Translation, Priming, Spanish, English
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Davis, J. Gary – Hispania, 1977
Presents various arguments on the etymology of the Spanish word "trabajo" from several Latin antecedents. (CHK)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Dictionaries, Etymology, Latin
Rogers, Paul – 1999
This student workbook is designed for native Spanish-speaking learners of English as a second language, and presents instruction in basic English grammatical constructions and usage, as well as some vocabulary development. Lessons include basic descriptions of the constructions and rules in applying them, and a brief exercise reinforcing the…
Descriptors: Adjectives, Determiners (Languages), English (Second Language), Grammar
Los Angeles Unified School District, CA. Div. of Career and Continuing Education. – 1981
This booklet is a course of instruction in metal working in a two-column, English-Spanish format. Following an introduction to metal working and a lesson on safety, the booklet contains 17 units organized in 2 parts. Part 1, bench metal work, covers metals, processes, and tools; cutting; filling; drilling; grinding; bending and shaping; threading;…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Instructional Materials, Career Education, Learning Modules
Peniche Leger, Maria Elena, Ed. – 1972
This consumable, graded workbook can be used for exercises, tests, and individualized learning. Each level contains 30 units divided into four groups of exercises: reading analysis, grammar, composition, and spelling. Ten general tests are also included. For the accompanying reader, see FL 004 051. (Author/SK)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Developmental Reading, Early Reading, Instructional Materials
Peniche Leger, Maria Elena, Ed. – 1972
This consumable, graded workbook can be used for exercises, tests, and individualized learning. Each level contains 30 units divided into four groups of exercises: reading analysis, grammar, composition, and spelling. Ten general tests are also included. For the accompanying reader, see FL 004 050. (Author/SK)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Developmental Reading, Early Reading, Instructional Materials
Peniche Leger, Maria Elena, Ed. – 1972
This consumable, graded workbook can be used for exercises, tests, and individualized learning. Each level contains 30 units divided into four groups of exercises: reading analysis, grammar, composition, and spelling. Ten general tests are also included. For the accompanying reader, see FL 004 052. (Author/SK)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Developmental Reading, Early Reading, Instructional Materials
Peniche Leger, Maria Elena, Ed. – 1972
This consumable, graded workbook can be used for exercises, tests, and individualized learning. Each level contains 30 units divided into four groups of exercises: reading analysis, grammar, composition, and spelling. Ten general tests are also included. For the accompanying reader, see FL 004 049. (Author/SK)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Developmental Reading, Early Reading, Instructional Materials
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