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Rico-Gómez, María Luisa – History of Education, 2021
This article aims to portray industrial workers' vocational training during Primo de Rivera's dictatorship in Spain (1923-1930), based on the Industrial Training Act of 1924 and the Vocational Training Act of 1928. The programme was devised to meet the modernising expectations of a conventional society. The grounds for government interventionism…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Labor Force Development, Educational History
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Alcântara, Wiara Rosa; Vidal, Diana – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2022
The article explores the role of the "Syndicat du matériel et mobilier scolaire de l'enseignement" in supplying French school materials to several countries, including Mexico, Canada, and Brazil, in order to demonstrate the profitability of a new industry, the school industry, and of a new type of trade, the transnational trade in school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, International Trade, Educational History
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Peers, Chris – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2022
The fact that humans are responsible for climate change is certain. But the "meaning of the fact" of human responsibility is not disclosed by stating the fact: there is a distinction between the two principles, "de facto" and "de jure," the right to state a fact and the right to assert the meaning of the fact. This…
Descriptors: Climate, Natural Disasters, Social Responsibility, Justice
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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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Rapini, Marcia Siqueira; Chiarini, Tulio; Bittencourt, Pablo Felipe – Industry and Higher Education, 2017
Through an investigation of data available from the Brazilian Innovation Survey (Pesquisa de Inovação) of the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística) and from a national survey on university-firm interactions (the BR Survey), the authors show that Brazilian industrial firms lack qualified…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Innovation, School Business Relationship
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Lubienecki, Paul – Journal of Catholic Education, 2021
At the fin de siècle the Industrial Revolution created egregious physical, emotional and spiritual conditions for American society and especially for the worker but who would come forward to alleviate those conditions? Protestants implemented their Social Gospel Movement as a proposed cure to these problems. Secular Progressives engaged in a more…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Catholics, Social Change, Activism
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Charman, Karen – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2015
In this article I examine the possibilities of reparation in an era of privatisation and de-industrialisation. I examine the effect of a recent project Sunshine Memory Space, a space, designed to evoke memories of a de-industrialised urban Melbourne suburb Sunshine. This project offered the opportunity for the effects of industrial change to be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Memory, Art Products, Older Adults
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Cavalcante dos Santos, Rafael; Cavalcanti, Juliane Natalizi Cabral; Werneck do Carmo, Elisa Carneiro; de Souza, Fernando Costa; Soares, Wesley Garcia; de Souza, Cristiane Gimenes; de Andrade, Débora França; d'Avila, Luiz Antonio – Journal of Chemical Education, 2020
An experimental procedure is presented that was developed by fifth-year chemical engineering and industrial chemistry undergraduates at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro doing the discipline on Experimental Organic Technology. The aim of this study was to apply the solvatochromic effect of the dye Nile Blue chloride to the characterization…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, College Science, Undergraduate Study, Chemistry
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García-Santillán, Arturo; Escalera-Chávez, Milka Elena; Moreno-García, Elena; Santana-Villegas, Josefina del Carmen – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
The aim of this research is to test whether anxiety toward mathematics is made up of a five-factor structure: anxiety toward evaluation, anxiety toward temporality, anxiety toward understanding of mathematical problems, anxiety toward numbers and operations, and anxiety toward mathematical situations in real life. Our study sample was formed of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries, Structural Equation Models
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Rodríguez-Chueca, Jorge; Molina-García, Agustín; García-Aranda, César; Pérez, Javier; Rodríguez, Encarnación – Environmental Education Research, 2020
This research studies the efficiency of Flipped Classroom (FC) and Challenge-Based Learning (CBL) as an innovative methodology to facilitate the learning of concepts involving sustainability and the circular economy by higher education students. This study, conducted as part of various innovative education projects, was applied in different…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Sustainable Development, Problem Based Learning, Engineering Education
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Olmedo-Torre, Noelia; Farrerons Vidal, Oscar – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2017
We present a strategy for the acquisition and assessment of autonomous learning conducted as part of the Graphic Expression in Engineering (GE) degree course during the first quarter at the Escola Universitària d'Enginyeria Tècnica Industrial de Barcelona (EUETIB). The strategy employed is the puzzle technique in the classroom and multiple-choice…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Independent Study, Foreign Countries, Puzzles
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Demirpolat, Aznavur – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2021
Due to the Industrial Revolution in Britain, the spread of production and consumption paved the way for consumption, especially excessive and luxury consumption, ceasing to be the privilege of aristocrats and other upper social classes. With the development of modern capitalism, the bourgeoisie/middle classes, which started to rise in the West,…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Social Systems, Social Change
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Joseph, Nicole M.; Jordan-Taylor, Donna – Journal of Negro Education, 2016
This article presents findings from a larger on-going study examining the mathematics and science education of African Americans from 1854-1954. The overarching research question was "What type of mathematics education experiences did Blacks living in the South have during de jure segregation?" Archival materials from nine historically…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, African American Education, Educational History, Racial Segregation
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Jordi Nebot, Lluïsa; Pàmies-Vilà, Rosa; Català Calderon, Pau; Puig-Ortiz, Joan – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2013
This article examines new tutoring evaluation methods to be adopted in the course, Machine Theory, in the Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona (ETSEIB, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya). These new methods have been developed in order to facilitate teaching staff work and include students in the evaluation process.…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Small Group Instruction, Program Descriptions, Tutoring
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Vedel, Jane Bjorn; Gad, Christopher – Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 2011
This article addresses the concept of "industrial interests" and examines its role in a topical controversy about a large research grant from a private foundation, the Novo Nordisk Foundation, to the University of Copenhagen. The authors suggest that the debate took the form of a "public trial" where the grant and close(r)…
Descriptors: Evidence, Interests, Grants, College Faculty
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