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Favela, Alejandra – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
Drastic immigration policies and economic conditions have resulted in unparalleled return rates to Mexico. Deported parents are faced with the difficult choice of leaving US-born children behind or taking them to their country of origin, where many face significant educational, cultural, and linguistic barriers. This study focuses on six families…
Descriptors: Migrants, Mexicans, Undocumented Immigrants, Immigration
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Kleyn, Tatyana – Multicultural Perspectives, 2017
Undocumented families' rates of repatriation to Mexico from the United States have risen throughout the Obama administration, and this trend will likely increase under Donald Trump. This study describes the experiences of Mexican-born youth who grew up in the United States and are back in Mexico. While these children are participants in their…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Geographic Regions, Undocumented Immigrants, Spanish
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Lara Herrera, Romero – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
This article focuses on Mexican students' perceptions of learning the history of Mexico in English through content-based instruction, which is one of many types of bilingual pedagogical approaches that are now considered established approaches in Mexico and around the globe. A phenomenological approach was chosen in order to understand and examine…
Descriptors: Mexicans, Student Attitudes, History Instruction, Language of Instruction
Vázquez, María Cristina Osorio – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2017
Mexico is a multiethnic country with large groups of indigenous populations that experience disadvantages in education due to a quadruple burden of poverty, indigeneity, rurality, and gender. This policy brief proposes alternative practices for improving the educational opportunities for indigenous Maya girls living in the Yucatán peninsula in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Females, Minority Group Students
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Torres-Gastelú, Carlos Arturo; Kiss, Gábor – Informatics in Education, 2016
The purpose of this study is to identify the perceptions of university students towards their ICT Competencies from two universities, one in Mexico and the other in Hungary. The research type is quantitative and exploratory. The instrument consists of 14 questions related to three types of competencies: Basic, Application and Ethical. The sample…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Statistical Analysis, Technological Literacy
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Moreno-García, Elena; García-Santillán, Arturo; Molchanova, Violetta S.; Campero, Edgar Plata – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
The purpose of the study is to determine a latent structure of variables that explain the level of anxiety towards mathematics of high school students based on the interaction that the student has with the tasks, courses and math exams. For this purpose, the RMARS mathematical anxiety scale was used, which has a Likert-type scaling. The instrument…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Tests, Mathematics Anxiety, Student Attitudes
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Reyes-Ruiz, Gerardo; Barragán-Ocaña, Alejandro; Olmos-Peña, Samuel; González-Ávila, María Eugenia – SAGE Open, 2018
Mexican high school students have a strong inclination to deem scientific and technological college-level education as overly challenging. The purpose of this study was to present firsthand information to learn the following: (a) current problems associated with scientific and technological human capital training in the Mexico City metropolitan…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Science Education, Technology Education
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Treviño, Ernesto; Béjares, Consuelo; Villalobos, Cristóbal; Naranjo, Eloísa – Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The authors investigated to what extent teachers' practices and school characteristics can influence students' civic knowledge, civic attitudes, and future participation in Chile, Colombia, and Mexico and how this can be related to their specific curricular structures and educational content. It uses data from the International Civic and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Citizenship Education, Teacher Attitudes, Civics
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Machorro, Viviana Demichelis; Suck, Antonio Tena – Professional Counselor, 2014
The authors conducted an exploratory study using cultural domain analysis to better understand the meaning that advanced students and professional counselors in Mexico give to their professional identity. More similarities than differences were found in the way students and professionals define themselves. The most relevant concepts were empathy,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Identity, Counselors, Counselor Characteristics
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Rodríguez Gil, Sergio Gustavo; Fradkin, Maia; Castañeda-Sortibrán, América Nitxin – Journal of Biological Education, 2019
We have designed and tested an exercise to detect misconceptions among students about meiosis, a fundamental concept in genetics. A total of 30 students responded to a questionnaire, all of whom were in the fifth semester of the Biology bachelor's degree program offered by the Faculty of Science of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Our…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Scientific Concepts, Science Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Sawyer, Adam – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2014
As the school year gave way to summer vacation, a group of 11 Nebraska educators embarked on a 16-day professional development journey to the western Mexico city of Guadalajara. During a two week stay in Mexico, these educators--who were made up of in-service and pre-service teachers and school support personnel--engaged in a structured program of…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Spanish, Cultural Education, Immigration
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Peralta, Claudia – Bilingual Research Journal, 2013
This study explored how Mexican immigrant and first-generation Mexican youth resist, conform to, and persist in schooling. Using Latino Critical Race Theory (LatCrit) as a framework, evidence of the "sticky mess" of racial inequalities (Espinoza & Harris, 1997) was shown to impact the lives of all participants. However, the strength…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Mexican Americans, Immigrants, Critical Theory
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Hammersley, Lisa C.; Levine, R.; Cornwell, K.; Kusnick, J. E.; Hausback, B. P. – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2012
We present a quantitative evaluation of the effectiveness of a newly developed introductory course, Geology of Mexico, in attracting Hispanic students, encouraging them to take more geology courses, and recruiting them to the major. The student population in the Geology of Mexico course was 93% Hispanic compared with 18.5% in Physical Geology. We…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geology, Hispanic American Students, Statistical Analysis
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D' Alba, Adriana; Jones, Greg; Wright, Robert – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2015
This paper discusses a study conducted in the fall of 2011 and the spring of 2012 which explored the use of existing 3D virtual environment technologies by bringing a selected permanent museum exhibit displayed at a museum located in central Mexico into an online 3Dimensional experience. Using mixed methods, the research study analyzed knowledge…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Museums, Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment
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Torres-Gastelú, Carlos Arturo; Dominguez, Agustin Lagunes; García, Maria Alicia Flores; Kiss, Gábor; Espinoza, Angel Roberto Alejandre – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2015
In this document we show preliminary results of students' perception about their level of ICT competencies in public secondary schools in Veracruz, Mexico. It was a quantitative study using a survey applied to 979 students from two schools. Survey was composed of 72 items. Preliminary results indicate a low level of ICT use in the students of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Interaction, Secondary School Students, Student Surveys
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