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Zorio-Grima, Ana; Merello, Paloma – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2020
Sometimes class-attendance is a component (or requirement) to benefit from the continuous assessment. The objective of this study is to evidence that some students seem to be getting unfairly penalized for nonattendance. To address this issue, we provide alternative assessment solutions taking into account the different profiles of the students.…
Descriptors: Attendance, Accounting, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Sánchez Hernández, Paloma – Education Sciences, 2016
This contribution, based on the DICONALE ON LINE (FFI2012-32658) and COMBIDIGILEX (FFI2015-64476-P) research projects, aims to create an onomasiological bilingual dictionary with online access for German and Spanish verbal lexemes. The objective of this work is to present the most relevant contributions of the dictionary based on two lexemes from…
Descriptors: German, Spanish, Contrastive Linguistics, Dictionaries
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Montgomery, Cherice; Sederberg, Brenda; Tyrol, Marcia Riis; Stevenson, Sonia – National K-12 Foreign Language Resource Center, 1998
This unit was created as a result of a summer institute sponsored by the National K-12 Foreign Language Resource Center at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. The Center's goal is to improve student learning of foreign languages in kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12). In the summer of 1996, the Center offered the Culture and Children's…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Mexican Americans, Migrant Workers, Second Language Learning
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Palau-Pellicer, Paloma; Mena, Jaime; Egas, Olga – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
This article discusses forms of arts-based mediation in museums that use creation as the primary tool in the learning process. We present four mediation experiences based on the arts-based teaching methodologies promoted by the project 'Art for Learning Art'. These experiences have been developed in four museums: the Centre Pompidou Málaga, the…
Descriptors: Art Products, Museums, Art Activities, Teaching Methods
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Castro, Paloma; Derivry-Plard, Martine – Research-publishing.net, 2016
Intercultural telecollaboration allows for a radical change in language education. New technologies enable learners of different languages and cultures to practice their intercultural skills. Teachers no longer need to design "fake" role-plays to develop interaction in the target language. Above all, teachers have the possibility to…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Vizcaíno-Verdú, Arantxa; Contreras-Pulido, Paloma; Guzmán-Franco, María-Dolores – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2019
The digital era has perpetuated new pedagogies of collective participation in networks that requires reflection in the conventional education area, because of YouTube, as audiovisual platform of outstanding international recognition, concentrates an extensive repertoire of informal learning practices among young people. In this case, the research…
Descriptors: Books, Electronic Publishing, Video Technology, Recreational Reading
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Castro, Paloma; Lundgren, Ulla; Woodin, Jane – Journal of Research in International Education, 2015
The aim of this article is to report and reflect on a research project involving the conceptualization of the term "International Mindedness", which is used across a range of International Baccalaureate (IB) global and local contexts. The research process involved both a critical analysis of IB official documents and a literature review…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, International Education, Cultural Awareness, Multilingualism
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Hohman, Melinda; Pierce, Paloma; Barnett, Elizabeth – Journal of Social Work Education, 2015
Motivational interviewing (MI) is an evidence-based communication method to assist clients in resolving their ambivalence regarding change. With a school emphasis on evidence-based practice and learning outcomes, a social work department implemented a semester-long course on MI. The purpose of this study was to determine baseline skills and…
Descriptors: Evidence, Best Practices, Skill Development, Communication Strategies
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Garrido-Iñigo, Paloma; Rodríguez-Moreno, Francisco – Interactive Learning Environments, 2015
This article presents our experience of testing the OpenSim platform as a tool in teaching French to 108 tourism students at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid, Spain). The article begins with some theoretical reflections on the behaviour of the student when using a virtual platform by means of an avatar, and with our observations of how this…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Reading Comprehension
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Blanco-Anaya, Paloma; Justi, Rosária; Díaz de Bustamante, Joaquín – International Journal of Science Education, 2017
Modelling-based teaching activities have been designed and analysed from distinct theoretical perspectives. In this paper, we use one of them--the model of modelling diagram (MMD)--as an analytical tool in a regular classroom context. This paper examines the challenges that arise when the MMD is used as an analytical tool to characterise the…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Barriers, Models, Video Technology
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Ortiz-Lozano, José María; Rua-Vieites, Antonio; Bilbao-Calabuig, Paloma; Casadesús-Fa, Martí – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2020
Student dropout is a major concern in studies investigating higher education retention strategies. However, studies investigating the optimal time to identify students who are at risk of withdrawal and the type of data to be used are scarce. Our study consists of a withdrawal prediction analysis based on classification trees using both…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Dropouts, Undergraduate Students, Withdrawal (Education)
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Moran, Paloma; Galindo, Juan – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2011
We report a practical home-made microcentrifuge to be used for teaching purposes. It was made using a salad spinner and two polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tubes racks. It can accommodate 2 standard size 96-well plates or 24 strips or up to 192 microfuge tube. The centrifuge is hand-operated and is ideal for short spin down purposes. (Contains 3…
Descriptors: Science Course Improvement Projects, Science Materials, Science Equipment, Material Development
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Castro, Paloma; Woodin, Jane; Lundgren, Ulla; Byram, Michael – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2016
Internationalisation is high on the agenda of higher education institutions across the world. Previous research on national and local policies surrounding this phenomenon has identified different discourses of internationalisation which may have an effect on practices such as student mobility. In order to understand better the role of student…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Higher Education, International Education, Study Abroad
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Puig, Blanca; Blanco-Anaya, Paloma; Bargiela, Inés M.; Crujeiras-Pérez, Beatriz – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This study provides a systematic review on the Critical Thinking (CT) intervention studies reported in the national literature of the countries involved in the CRITHINKEDU project. The aim of this paper is to characterise critical thinking intervention studies in higher education institutions across different fields. The review process has been…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Intervention, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines
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Leiva-García, Beatriz; Planells, Elena; Planells del Pozo, Paloma; Molina-López, Jorge – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
A number of studies have been made of mealtime behavioral problems and food selectivity in patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), though not from a multidisciplinary perspective where diet and dental care are investigated in children with ASD. In the present study, the parents of 55 children with ASD and 91 children with typical development…
Descriptors: Dental Health, Eating Disorders, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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