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Rincón, Blanca E.; Fernández, Érica; Dueñas, Mary C. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2020
Using a phenomenological approach, we interviewed 16 Latinx college students pursuing STEM degrees at four Northeastern universities to explore the forms of capital that first- and continuing-generation Latinx students use as they enter and navigate postsecondary STEM pathways. Findings suggest that both first- and continuing-generation Latinx…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, First Generation College Students, Undergraduate Students, Hispanic American Students
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Puente, Mayra; Ramirez, Brianna R. – About Campus, 2021
They carry their communities on their shoulders. For many, it is their first time being away from home. They wave goodbye to their families with tears in their eyes. They are unfamiliar with this new landscape. Their culture and language are unexpected. These are the common experiences of incoming Latinx undergraduate students who enter the…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Summer Programs, Transitional Programs, Hispanic American Students
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Heiman, Daniel; Bybee, Eric Ruíz; Rodríguez, Haydeé Marie; Urrieta, Luís – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2021
Although direct engagement with neighborhood espacios deepens student understanding, less is known about the benefits of this approach to bilingual teacher preparation programs. Our article addresses this gap by highlighting community walks, or caminatas, as a pedagogical approach with futurxs maestrxs bilingües (FMBs). Specifically, we propose an…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Bilingual Education, Teaching Methods, Hispanic Americans
Valenzuela, Marco Antonio – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This qualitative study focused on finding the strategies that Latino gay/queer students used to help them navigate the intersection of their marginalized identities during college. The counter stories of 15 participants offered profound, intimate experiences that provided answers to how Latino gay/queer students managed their intersectionality on…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Homosexuality, College Students, Social Bias
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Urrieta, Luis, Jr. – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2013
This article explores how children and youth learned indigenous heritage "saberes" (knowings) through intent community participation in Nocutzepo, Mexico. The "familia" (family) and "comunidad" (community)-based saberes were valuable for skills acquisition, but most important for learning indigenous forms of…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, American Indians, Foreign Countries, Learning Processes
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Relaño Pastor, Ana María – Language Policy, 2015
This article analyzes how multilingual education in the Madrid region has been addressed through the medium of Spanish/English content and language integrated learning (CLIL) bilingual programs, widely implemented in public schools of this region in the last decade. By adopting a critical interpretive perspective (Tollefson in "Language…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Course Content
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Jiménez Guamán, Laura Verónica – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2012
In this article I report the findings of a descriptive and interpretative qualitative study carried out in a public school in Bogotá, Colombia. The study aimed at analyzing, describing and exploring teenage students' social identity representation as observed in their participation in a learning community on Facebook. Data were collected from…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Electronic Learning, Social Networks, Qualitative Research
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Ginossar, Tamar; Nelson, Sara – Communication Education, 2010
The innovative educational communication interventions described in this paper include the use of bi-lingual, low literacy level websites and training created by low income Latina women to increase access to health care, health information, and the internet. We focus on one grassroots intervention, aimed at increasing access to health care for…
Descriptors: Health Services, Intervention, Low Income Groups, Access to Health Care
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Escobar Alméciga, Wilder Yesid; Gómez Lobatón, July Carolina – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2010
This article is the result of a theoretical investigation and a reflection guided by a revision of literature and a set of interviews conducted of two members of the Nasa community: Adonias and Sindy Perdomo, father and daughter who belong to a Nasa sub-community located in Tierradentro, Cauca, southwestern Colombia. The article addresses three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, American Indians, Self Concept
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Yamamoto Baldin, Yuriko, Ed.; Malaspina, Uldarico, Ed. – SpringerBriefs in Education, 2018
This Open Access book is an excellent synthesis of the initial and continuing preparation for Mathematics Teaching in Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Peru, from which comparative analyses can be made that show similarities and differences, and highlight various perspectives. In February 2016, the 5th Capacity and Networking Project (CANP) workshop…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers
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Pérez, Manuel Alejandro – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2016
This testimonio explores the story of three hermanas and their connections to comunidad, familia, and self-esteem through Mexican folklórico. Each testimonio is positioned within a Latin Critical Race Theory (LatCrit) framework and further explored through Yosso's (2005) community cultural wealth framework. The stories within this paper allow each…
Descriptors: Folk Culture, Critical Theory, Race, Mexican Americans
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Ordonez-Jasis, Rosario; Jasis, Pablo – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2004
This article explores the dynamics and educational potential of De Colores Community Learning Center, an after-school program serving low-performing Chicano-Latino children. The article discusses the foundational characteristics of De Colores and its quest to become a model of empowerment, instead of a more traditional model of service. Finally,…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Low Achievement, After School Programs, Student Empowerment
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Saavedra, Cinthya M. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2011
In this article, I frame critical questions about discourse and power when centering marginalized populations in research. This critical Chicana feminist analysis of early childhood research illuminates (a) the bifurcation of the academy and the "comunidad," (b) voice as "ilusion," (c) research as colonization, and (d) the…
Descriptors: Feminism, Early Childhood Education, Research Methodology, Land Settlement
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Varona, Lucia T. – Hispania, 1999
Describes an advanced conversational Spanish language course based on community experiences, multicultural education, and collaborative research taught at the University of Santa Clara in California. The class combined authentic materials with real-life experiences. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, Conversational Language Courses, Course Descriptions, Cultural Pluralism
Buschman, Mel; Thullen, Manfred – 1975
Since 1970, the Servicio National de Desarrollo de la Comunidad (SNDC) has been in existence as an autonomous decentralized government agency. Its main effort has been to integrate Bolivia's 3.4 million rural inhabitants, the "campesinos," into the mainstream of national socioeconomic programs through self-help development projects at…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Community Development, Educational Assessment, Financial Support
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