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Dolor, Jason Mark Asis – ProQuest LLC, 2017
In the last three decades, there has been a significant growth in the number of undergraduate students taking introductory statistics. As a result, there is a need by universities and community colleges to find well-qualified instructors and graduate teaching assistants to teach the growing number of statistics courses. Unfortunately, research has…
Descriptors: Statistics, Probability, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Undergraduate Students
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Dolor, Jason; Noll, Jennifer – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2015
Statistics education reform efforts emphasize the importance of informal inference in the learning of statistics. Research suggests statistics teachers experience similar difficulties understanding statistical inference concepts as students and how teacher knowledge can impact student learning. This study investigates how teachers reinvented an…
Descriptors: Statistics, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Characteristics, Hypothesis Testing
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Noll, Jennifer; Clement, Kit; Dolor, Jason; Kirin, Dana; Petersen, Matthew – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2018
Initial research has shown that simulating data from models created with computer software may enhance students' understanding of concepts in introductory statistics; yet, there is little research investigating students' development of statistical models. The research presented here examines small groups of students as they develop a model for a…
Descriptors: Statistics, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Models, Computer Software
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Beyersmann, Elisabeth; Dunabeitia, Jon Andoni; Carreiras, Manuel; Coltheart, Max; Castles, Anne – Applied Psycholinguistics, 2013
Many studies have previously reported that the recognition of a stem target (e.g., "teach") is facilitated by the prior masked presentation of a prime consisting of a derived form of it (e.g., "teacher"). We conducted two lexical decision experiments to investigate masked morphological priming in Spanish. Experiment 1 showed…
Descriptors: Priming, Morphemes, Spanish, Morphology (Languages)
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Cadavid, Sara; Beato, María Soledad – Psicologica: International Journal of Methodology and Experimental Psychology, 2017
A wide array of studies have explored memory distortions with the Deese/Roediger-McDermott (DRM) paradigm, where participants study lists of words (e.g., "door," "glass," "pane," "shade," "ledge," etc.) that are associated to another nonpresented critical word (e.g., WINDOW). On a subsequent memory…
Descriptors: Recognition (Psychology), Word Lists, Spanish, Undergraduate Students
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Moore, Emily, Ed.; Dooly, Melinda, Ed. –, 2017
This handbook has been conceived as a guide for young researchers embarking on the exciting journey of investigating different aspects of plurilingual education. The text can also serve to review ideas previously encountered, and perhaps as a means of interrogating research methodologies in plurilingual contexts for those who already have ample…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Multilingualism, Guides
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LaGreca, Nancy – Hispania, 2012
This study explores the intertextuality between Aurora Caceres's "La rosa muerta" (1914) and the novel "Del amor, del dolor y del vicio" (1898) by her ex-husband, Enrique Gomez Carrillo. Caceres strategically mentions Gomez Carrillo's novel in "La rosa muerta" to invite a reading of her work in dialogue with his. Both narratives follow the sexual…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Females, Novels, Literature
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LaGreca, Nancy – Hispania, 2009
This article examines Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda's choice to include articles depicting the advanced decay of cadavers, which are simultaneously horrible and awesome, in her women's periodical "Album Cubano de lo Bueno y lo Bello". Background on Avellaneda's biography, women's print culture, and theories of the sublime provide a frame for the…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Death, Latin American Literature, Authors
Zea, Consuelo – Zip Lines: The Voice for Adventure Education, 1996
A 4-day adventure ropes course with 20 Colombian adolescents who belonged to gangs that worked for drug traffickers produced noticeable changes in their attitudes and behavior. As a result, two of them left their barrio in search of a better life, and two began work as gardeners in a public park. (TD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adventure Education, Attitude Change, Criminals
Estudios sobre Educacion, 2002
This scholarly journal deals with the study of education. Articles in this second issue are: "La Vertebracion Academica de la Formacion Inicial del Profesorado" (The Academic Backbone of the Initial Formation of Teachers) (Jose M. Esteve); "Deficiencia Visual en el Nino" (Visual Deficiency in the Young Child) (Feli Peralta;…
Descriptors: Counseling, Educational Environment, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries