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Teixeira, Cláudia; Gomes, Delfina; Borges, Janete – Accounting Education, 2013
The focus of this paper is an investigation into the approaches to studying of Portuguese students of introductory accounting using the short version of the ASSIST instrument. In doing so, it also examined the impact upon the strategy adopted of the discipline area of students and gender. The results validate the use of the inventory with students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Accounting, Introductory Courses
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Borges-Gatewood, Mara Rubia Fonseca; McNeal, Larry – Journal of International Education and Leadership, 2013
The objective of the study was to determine the relationship, if any, between leadership preparation programs types and how well school administrators are prepared to set a widely shared vision, develop a school culture, effectively manage school operations and resources, collaborate with faculty and community members, act with integrity and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Leadership Training, School Administration
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Malaquias, Rodrigo Fernandes; Malaquias, Fernanda Francielle de Oliveira; Borges, Dermeval M., Jr.; Zambra, Pablo – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2018
The literature on serious games (SGs) indicates that they are very useful tools to improve the teaching/learning process. In this paper, we analyze some potential benefits of a SG on academic performance of undergraduate accounting students. The database is comprised of scores obtained by students during an undergraduate discipline related with…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Undergraduate Students, Accounting, Educational Games
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Dermeval, Diego; Paiva, Ranilson; Bittencourt, Ig Ibert; Vassileva, Julita; Borges, Daniel – International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 2018
Authoring tools have been broadly used to design Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS). However, ITS community still lacks a current understanding of how authoring tools are used by non-programmer authors to design ITS. Hence, the objective of this work is to review how authoring tools have been supporting ITS design for non-programmer authors. In…
Descriptors: Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Programming, Computer Software, Evidence
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Farias, Carmen Roselaine de Oliveira; Carvalho, Isabel Cristina de Moura; Borges, Marcelo Gules – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This article discusses the scientific research work on environmental education presented during the last decade in three Brazilian conferences: the meetings of the National Association of Graduate Research on Education (Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Educação, ANPEd), the National Association of Graduate Research on Environment…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Educational Trends
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Gordon, C. Darius; Silva dos Santos, Andreia Beatriz; Onã Walê Borges dos Santos, Onirê; Chism-Misquitta, Muwazu; Cook, Cherrish – Berkeley Review of Education, 2019
This piece is an abridged version of a panel discussion that was part of the symposium on Anti-Black State Violence Across the Americas: Power and Struggle in Brazil and the U.S., held at UC Berkeley on February 20-22, 2019, and organized by the LUTA Initiative, a coalition of scholars invested in facilitating international dialogue about…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Blacks, African Americans, Power Structure
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Soares, Pedro; Fernandes, Carlos; Chavarria, Daniel; Borges, Fernanda – Journal of Chemical Education, 2015
In recent years, the use of boron-containing reagents in palladium-assisted C-C coupling reactions (the Suzuki reaction) has gained prominence due to the vast array of reagents commercially available. Consequently, the generation of carbon-carbon bonds, namely of functionalized biphenyl systems, is at present considered the backbone of organic…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Science Laboratories, Laboratory Equipment, Teaching Methods
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Diaz, Matilde; Borges, Africa; Valadez, Dolores; Zambrano, Rogelio – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2015
Comparative educational studies allow the study of the differences and similarities between different educational systems. This research, which consists on an educational evaluation, has studied the teaching behavior of ten university lecturers from a Spanish university--the University of La Laguna--, and seven from a Mexican…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, College Faculty, Coding
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Scanlan, Aaron T.; Richter-Stretton, Gina L.; Madueno, Maria C.; Borges, Nattai R.; Fenning, Andrew S. – Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 2017
Measurement of plasma osmolality (P[subscript osm]) remains popular for assessing hydration status in exercise science. However, a controlled reliability assessment of micro-osmometry using small sample volumes to measure Posm remains to be performed. This study aimed to examine the reliability of a cryoscopic micro-osmometer requiring 15-µL…
Descriptors: Reliability, Measurement Equipment, Young Adults, Physical Activities
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Volmer, Dietrich A.; Curbani, Luana; Parker, Timothy A.; Garcia, Jennifer; Schultz, Linda D.; Borges, Endler Marcel – Journal of Chemical Education, 2017
This experiment describes a simple protocol for teaching acid-base titrations using potentiometry, conductivity, and/or photometry to determine end points without an added indicator. The chosen example examines the titratable acidity of a red wine with NaOH. Wines contain anthocyanins, the colors of which change with pH. Importantly, at the…
Descriptors: Biotechnology, Teaching Methods, Food, Chemistry
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Garrido, Jorge; Garrido, E. Manuela; Borges, Fernanda – Journal of Chemical Education, 2012
Antioxidants are additives largely used in industry for delaying, retarding, or preventing the development of oxidative deterioration. Propyl gallate (E310) is a phenolic antioxidant extensively used in the food, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical industries. A series of lab experiments have been developed to teach students about the importance and…
Descriptors: Organic Chemistry, Industry, Laboratory Experiments, Science Instruction
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Morrison, Ann; Roman, Brenda; Borges, Nicole – Academic Psychiatry, 2012
Objective: The purpose of the study was to explore changes in medical students' attitudes toward homeless persons during the Psychiatry and Emergency Medicine clerkships. Simultaneously, this study explored attitudes toward homeless persons held by Psychiatry and Emergency Medicine residents and faculty in an attempt to uncover the "hidden…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Curriculum Development, Medical Students, Hidden Curriculum
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Nieder, Gary L.; Borges, Nicole J. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2012
Online lectures have been used in lieu of live lectures in our gross anatomy and embryology course for the past eight years. We examined patterns of online lecture use by our students and related that use to academic entry measures, gender and examination performance. Detailed access records identified by student were available from server logs.…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Embryology, Lecture Method, Computer Uses in Education
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De Sá Barreto, Francisco César; Domingues, Ivan; Borges, Mário Neto – Policy Futures in Education, 2014
This article aims at presenting the current structure of the Brazilian National Graduate Program. It describes the development of the courses from their starting point in the Thirties focusing on the last six decades. It demonstrates that after the country set up the two national agencies to foster science and technology, CAPES and CNPq,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Educational History, Science Education
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Furtado, Elizabeth Sucupira; Lisboa Cardoso, Rafaela Ponte; Borges Neto, Hermínio – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2014
The improvement of the Brazilian system of interactive Digital Television (iDTV) has amplified usage perspectives for television in the educational realm, due to new possibilities of interaction. Thus, there is a growing discussion over the development of educational content that will address the needs of this new reality. The present article…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices, Foreign Countries
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