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Griffith, Mary; Lechuga, Clotilde – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This paper presents specific reference tools to provide institutional language integrated support with a specific language plan for a bilingual programme at the University of Malaga. This follows experts' opinions that claim the need of such a plan. While studies show the importance of language support in bilingual instruction, they rarely address…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Language Planning, Second Language Learning, College Faculty
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Lafuente-Lechuga, Matilde; Cifuentes-Faura, Javier; Faura-Martínez, Úrsula – Education Sciences, 2020
Higher education must include training in sustainability to make all actors aware of the serious problems our planet is facing. Mathematics plays an important role in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and at the same time these allow working with real situations in the subject of mathematics, providing the student with…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Problem Solving, Economics Education, Mathematics
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Lechuga, Vicente M. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2014
Scholars have offered numerous approaches and best practices for mentoring faculty, many of which have provided valuable insight into the complex nature of the mentoring process. Yet, little attention has been paid to how faculty mentoring practices can influence a mentee's intrinsic motivation. Through a series of 15 interviews with faculty…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Mentors, Teacher Motivation
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Sauceda, John A.; Patel, Anushka R.; Santiago-Rodriguez, Edda I.; Garcia, Dellanira; Lechuga, Julia – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
We tested if Latinx and Black individuals are more likely to somaticize depression compared with their White counterparts. We analyzed 14,745 depression ratings from 4,101 people living with HIV from 2007 to 2014. We calculated the percentage of each depression score accounted for by somatic symptom items (e.g., feeling tired). We analyzed…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Psychosomatic Disorders, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Whites
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Lechuga, Vicente M. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2012
Qualitative studies that utilize telephone interviews, as a primary data collection mode, often are not discussed in the qualitative research literature. Data excerpts from a study that sought to understand the culture of for-profit universities are used to illustrate the types of data that can be garnered through telephone interviews. In…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Data Collection, Interviews, Telephone Surveys
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Lechuga, Vicente M. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2012
The scarcity of underrepresented faculty members in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines is an issue of great concern to education researchers and scholars alike. Despite their low representation, many minority faculty are able to remain motivated, even when facing barriers due to their ethnicity. I present…
Descriptors: Teacher Motivation, College Faculty, Hispanic Americans, STEM Education
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Lechuga, Vicente M. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2012
The influence of emotions in the workplace rarely has been examined within the context of higher education (Neumann, 2006; Smith and Witt, 1993). Through a qualitative approach, the purpose of this chapter is to offer a perspective of faculty work that examines the role that emotions play in the academic life of 15 underrepresented faculty members…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Motivation, Institutional Research, Disproportionate Representation
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Lechuga Sancho, María Paula; Martín-Navarro, Alicia; Ramos-Rodríguez, Antonio Rafael – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
When studying entrepreneur's intentions, researchers have mainly relied on the theory of planned behaviour model developed by Ajzen (1991. "The Theory of Planned Behavior." "Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes" 50 (2): 179-211) which includes personal variables such as subjective norms, attitude and perception…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Intention, Predictor Variables, College Seniors
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Ortiz Lechuga, Eugenia Guadalupe; Tovar Herrera, Omar Eduardo; Arévalo Niño, Katiushka – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2019
In this work, we present the results of an undergrad student from the perspective of its first approach as a principal researcher in a project. In order to gain practical experience, one of the options for students that have interest in pursuing a postgraduate program corresponds to a research stay in a laboratory of their selected field…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, College Science, Biotechnology, Biochemistry
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Ortega-Tudela, Juana M.; Lechuga, M. Teresa; Gómez-Ariza, Carlos J. – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2019
Research has shown that retrieval activities, that is, actively recalling previously studied information, may substantially contribute to learning from complex educational materials, sometimes more so than other more popular techniques such as rereading and elaborative study. In this context, recent studies (Blunt and Karpicke, J Educ Psychol…
Descriptors: Recall (Psychology), Concept Mapping, Writing (Composition), Instructional Materials
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Lechuga-Peña, Stephanie; Becerra, David; Mitchell, Felicia M.; Lopez, Kristina; Sangalang, Cindy C. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: School-based parent involvement is associated with child academic outcomes, positive behaviors, and social skills. Research on school-based parent involvement among low-income mothers is limited and even less understood for low-income mothers who receive financial housing assistance. Objective: This study examined the association…
Descriptors: Public Housing, Low Income, Mothers, Parent Participation
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Lechuga, Vicente M. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2011
Scholars have demonstrated that one of the most important factors that graduate students use to ascertain the quality of their educational experience is their relationship with faculty. Research on faculty-graduate student mentoring relationships has provided valuable insights about effective practices that foster the success of graduate students.…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Mentors, Research Universities, Educational Experience
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Anyon, Yolanda; Lechuga, Chalane; Ortega, Debora; Downing, Barbara; Greer, Eldridge; Simmons, John – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2018
A growing body of research indicates that exclusionary school discipline practices disproportionately impact students of color. Some scholars have theorized that racial disparities likely vary across school sub-contexts, as implicit bias in perceptions of student behavior may be more influential in locations where students and adults have weaker…
Descriptors: Discipline, Referral, Student Characteristics, Race
Lechuga, Deborah Chang – ProQuest LLC, 2010
College and university leaders must remain responsive to their environments by promoting institutional innovation and change. External grant-funders, such as foundations, view themselves as initiators of change. Foundations can provide the necessary tools to jump start innovation within colleges and universities. However, despite the best…
Descriptors: Innovation, Program Effectiveness, Organizational Change, Liberal Arts
Lechuga, Chalane Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This research explores how Latino/a high school students in New Mexico constitute their racial identities in this particular historical moment, the post-Civil Rights colorblind era. I explore what their chosen nomenclatures and employed discourses suggest about the relationship between their racial identities and academic achievement. The research…
Descriptors: Racial Factors, Civil Rights, Academic Achievement, Racial Identification
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