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Flores-Buils, Raquel; Gil-Beltran, Jose Manuel; Caballer-Miedes, Antonio; Martinez-Martinez, Miguel Angel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
The scientometric study of scientific output through publications in specialized journals cannot be undertaken exclusively with the databases available today. For this reason, the objective of this article is to introduce the "Base de Datos de Investigacion en Orientacion Vocacional" [Vocational Guidance Research Database], based on the…
Descriptors: Databases, Career Guidance, Vocational Education, Research
Ramirez, Mario Hugo – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Taking a critical archival studies approach, this dissertation engages critical discourse analysis as a means of analyzing the analogous treatment and representation of political dissidents from the civil war and alleged gang members in post-conflict El Salvador through the medium of human rights documentation. By analyzing a cross section of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Violence, Victims, Foreign Countries
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Flores-Buils, Raquel; Gil-Beltran, Jose Manuel; Caballer-Miedes, Antonio; Martinez-Martinez, Miguel Angel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: Studies that investigate research activity are possible by quantifying certain variables pertaining to articles published in specialized journals. Once quantified, numerical data are obtained that summarize characteristics of the research activity. These data are obtained through scientometric indicators. This is an objective and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bibliometrics, Literature Reviews, Meta Analysis
Montanero, Manuel; Lucero, Manuel – Online Submission, 2012
This paper describes the effects of different methods to enhance students' understanding and learning from a text. We compared the efficiency of a text revision procedure ("from the text") and inferential activity engagement "toward the text") in the comprehension and recall of a History text. A total of 338 undergraduate…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Learning, Textbooks, History Instruction
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Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2004
This article features CATIE (Centro Agronomico Tropical de Investigacion y Ensenanza), a tropical agricultural research and higher education center. CATIE's mission is to be instrumental in poverty reduction and rural development in the American tropics, by promoting diversified and competitive agriculture and sustainable management of natural…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Conservation (Environment), Agricultural Production, Forestry
Contreras, Juan; Llamas, Rafael; Vizcaino, Aurora; Vavela, Jesus – 2000
Casual encounters in a learning environment are very useful in reinforcing previous knowledge and acquiring new knowledge. Such encounters are very common in traditional learning environments and can be used successfully in social environments in which students can discover and construct knowledge through a process of dialogue, negotiation, or…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Software Development, Cooperative Learning, Distance Education
Rondon, Adolfo, Ed.; Serron, Sergio, Ed. – CLAVE, 1998
These two issues of the journal "CLAVE" contain these articles in Spanish with one article in English: "La ensenanza de la lingua materna" (Pablo Arnaez); "Saben resumir los alumnos universitarios de nuevo ingreso?" (Marisol Garcia); "El desempeno en la escritura de cartas argumentativas y cuentos en alumnos de octavo grado" (Yolanda Perez, Maria…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Articulation (Speech), Bilingualism, Classroom Techniques
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands). – 1987
Of the 11 papers in this collection, three are in German and in English translation; one is in French with an English translation and two are in French only; one is in Spanish with an English translation; and four are in English. The papers include: (1) "Europaische Bibliotheksinitiativen = European Library Initiatives" (Gunther Pflug); (2) "Die…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Foreign Countries, Information Networks, Library Automation
Valle, Victor M. – 1984
The success of development programs in educational systems is dependent, to a large extent, on the quality and relevancy of their management. Many worthwhile, well conceived and planned educational reforms have failed due to poor management. Therefore, both ministries of education and international organizations of technical cooperation have…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Administration, Educational Improvement, Educational Practices
Soberanes, Juan F. Millan, Ed. – Revista Interamericana de Educacion de Adultos, 2000
This collection of Spanish language papers on adult literacy education includes the following: "Sistematizacion: Un Instrumento Pedagogico en los Proyectos de Desarrollo Sustenable" [Systematization: A Pedagogic Instrument in Projects of Sustainable Development] (Joao Francisco de Souza); "Estudio Cualitativo de la Investigacion…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Foreign Countries, Literacy Education
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands). – 1990
The 21 papers in this collection were presented at the meetings of two sections and three round tables of the Division of Education and Research: (1) "Library and Information Services in Culturally Diverse Communities" (Cheryl Metoyer-Duran); (2) "Library Education in a Pluralistic Society" (Shmuel Sever); (3) "Each One an Individual:…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cultural Pluralism, Distance Education, Foreign Countries
Neumann, Anna, Ed.; Peterson, Penelope L., Ed. – 1997
The autobiographical essays in this volume offer insights into how the field of education might change as women assume positions of intellectual leadership. After the "Foreword" (Mary Catherine Bateson), the 13 chapters are: (1) "Research Lives: Women, Scholarship, and Autobiography in Education" (Anna Neumann and Penelope L.…
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Blacks, Educational Change, Educational Research
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Glass, Gene V., Ed. – Educational Policy Analysis Archives, 1999
This document consists of articles 1-20 published in the electronic journal "Educational Policy Analysis Archives" for the year 1999: (1) "Ethnic Segregation in Arizona Charter Schools" (Casey D. Cobb and Gene V. Glass); (2) "Educational Research in Latin America: A Response to Akkari and Perez" (Mariano Narodowski);…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Charter Schools, Computer Uses in Education
Revista de Investigacion Educativa, 2002
This journal, which deals with topics in educational research, includes articles written in Spanish (translated here) such as the following: "Management of the Competence of Professional Action (CAP)]" (Benito Echeverria Samanes); "Concepts and Beliefs of Andalusian Secondary School Teachers on Mathematics Assessments"…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, College Faculty, Discourse Analysis, Educational Research
Revista de Investigacion Educativa, 2001
Articles in this volume focus on the following: student counseling and other factors determining course choices of university students; a focus on unspecific diagnoses of students with learning disabilities; self-evaluations aimed at improving the quality of schools; relationship of academic goals and the use of different learning and study…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries
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