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Ponce de la Vega, Lidia – Hispania, 2021
This article explores gaming manifestations of the US-centric Mexican threat narrative in the context of the so-called drug war, by analyzing Manichean representations of characters, settings, and language (English and Spanish). It argues that videogames construct the concept of the Mexican subject in direct opposition to the US subject--in a…
Descriptors: Video Games, Ethnic Stereotypes, Drug Abuse, Criminals
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Oechler, Christopher C. – Hispania, 2021
On the eighth of October, 1622, Lope de Vega finished "La nueva victoria de don Gonzalo de Córdoba." This "comedia" recounts a Spanish victory in the Battle of Fleurus, one of several military triumphs that encouraged hope and excitement during the early years of Philip IV's reign. The battle had occurred in late August of…
Descriptors: History, Spanish Literature, War, Drama
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De La Vega, Esperanza – Democracy & Education, 2016
This is a response to Liggett's (2014) call to implement "deliberate democracy" in English language education classrooms. While the concept of participating in deliberate democracy is a solid ideal and worthy of pursuit, I present questions and scenarios that illustrate the complicated nature of the tasks. By sharing my…
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, English Language Learners
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Beaule, Christine D.; Quintana, Benito – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2017
We argue for an interdisciplinary pedagogical approach that we call the Integration of Research and Education in the Classroom, which highlights and crosses disciplinary boundaries to challenge each field's assumptions, limitations, conceptual and interpretive purview. We use a set of examples that center on problematizing various aspects of the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Interdisciplinary Approach, Foreign Policy, Archaeology
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Young, Patricia A.; Serna, Carolina; De La Vega, Esperanza; Charlton, Leslie R.; Casimir, Myriam – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2020
Working in academia for women of color is a labor of love. This essay chronicles five women who have been challenged by their roles as purveyors of social justice, equity and access for children, youth and adults in higher education. These sojourners of truth grapple with the realities of their work in academia and how their embodiment remains a…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Minority Group Teachers, Social Justice
Gordillo, Liliana D. J.; Domínguez, Benedicta M.; Vega, Claudia; De la Cruz, Adriana; Angeles, Mario – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2020
In a globalized and competitive world, the need for the Higher Education Institutions to have a competitive advantage and exceed the expectations of the learners becomes more and more imperative, although the fundamental part of the Institutions is also true in addition to capturing enrollment is to retain it. and to retain it, and to achieve the…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Marketing, College Students, Student Satisfaction
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de la Vega-Herna´ndez, Karen; Antuch, Manuel – Journal of Chemical Education, 2015
A vectorial representation of the full sequence of events occurring during the 2D-NMR heteronuclear single-quantum correlation (HSQC) experiment is presented. The proposed vectorial representation conveys an understanding of the magnetization evolution during the HSQC pulse sequence for those who have little or no quantum mechanical background.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Quantum Mechanics, Science Experiments, Magnets
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Rengel, Raúl; Pascual, Elena; Íñiguez-de-la-Torre, Ignacio; Martín, María J.; Vasallo, Beatriz G. – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2019
In an educational context, multimedia content can be created by the students, by the faculty, or by a third party. With the aim of improving the lab work, motivation, and active learning in introductory electronics courses, several innovative technologies and instructional strategies were considered involving these three possibilities: real-time…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Multimedia Instruction, Teaching Methods, Introductory Courses
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Solé, Ester; Castarlenas, Elena; Sánchez-Rodríguez, Elisabet; Galán, Santiago; de la Vega, Rocío; Jensen, Mark P.; Miró, Jordi – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: The aims of this study were to (1) examine the reactions of teachers and student teachers to children experiencing pain, (2) identify the most common challenges and potential resources that are associated to dealing with them, and (3) examine whether their responses differed as a function of their experience or sex. Methods: Forty…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Pain, Teacher Attitudes, Experienced Teachers
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Fernández de la Iglesia, Josefa del Carmen; Martínez-Santos, Alba-Elena; Rodríguez-González, Raquel; Cebreiro, Beatriz; Fernández-Morante, Carmen; Casal-Otero, Lorena – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The purpose of this study was to describe how a service-learning methodology can promote blood donation among students by increasing levels of knowledge and improving attitudes while developing professional skills. Method: A quasi-experimental study design was utilised. A questionnaire identified barriers and incentives to blood…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Student Attitudes, Human Body, Donors
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de la Vega, Irmgard; de Filippis, Monica; Lachmair, Martin; Dudschig, Carolin; Kaup, Barbara – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2012
According to the body-specificity hypothesis, people associate positive things with the side of space that corresponds to their dominant hand and negative things with the side corresponding to their nondominant hand. Our aim was to find out whether this association holds also true for a response time study using linguistic stimuli, and whether…
Descriptors: Handedness, Reaction Time, Association (Psychology), Verbal Stimuli
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de la Vega, Ariadna; de la Osa, Nuria; Ezpeleta, Lourdes; Granero, Roser; Domenech, Josep Maria – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2011
Objective: Psychological maltreatment (PM) is the most prevalent form of child abuse, and is the core component of most of what is considered as child maltreatment. The aim of this work was to explore differential adverse outcomes of the different types of PM in the mental health and functioning of children living in homes in which they are…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Child Abuse, Mothers, Prevention
Luy-Montejo, Carlos Augusto; Teves Quispe, Julia; Rojas Rivera, Wilfredo; Ramos Quispe, Teresa; Lazo de la Vega Ramos, Alan Daniel; Arias Chávez, Dennis; Aguinaga-Villegas, Dante; Gálvez-Suarez, Eric – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2019
The purpose of this research was to evaluate the scientific production on teacher stress. It is a cross-sectional descriptive study of articles published in journals indexed in the SciELO collection between 2010 and 2018. An estimate of publications per year, journals, institutional affiliations and publication topics was analyzed. It was found…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Cross Cultural Studies, Periodicals, Databases
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Burden, Joe W., Jr.; Columna, Luis; Hodge, Samuel R.; Mansilla, Patricia Martinez de la Vega – Quest, 2013
People from diverse cultures interpret languages and gestures differently (Columna & Lieberman, 2011). It is not surprising, therefore, that communication differences may have negative implications for teachers and English language learners in K-12 physical education environments. To address this issue, we advocate preparing physical education…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Second Language Learning, Intercultural Communication
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Tafazoli, Dara, Ed.; Gomez Parra, M. Elena, Ed.; Huertas-Abril, Cristina A., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
The ability to effectively communicate with individuals from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds is an invaluable asset. Learning a second language proves useful as students navigate the culturally diverse world; however, studying a second language can be difficult for learners who are not immersed in the real and natural environment of…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Technology
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