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Mein, Erika; Esquinca, Alberto; Monarrez, Angelica; Saldaña, Claudia – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
This study draws on sociocultural perspectives of identity to understand the ways in which Mexican-origin undergraduate students are recruited into the "figured world" of engineering. The analysis of in-depth, ethnographically situated interviews with 14 participants revealed three sets of recurrent discourses in students' accounts of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Mexican Americans, Engineering Education, Occupational Aspiration
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Torres, Kelly M.; Arrastia-Chisholm, Meagan Caridad; Tackett, Samantha – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
Many Hispanics living in the United States have limited Spanish language abilities particularly in relation to literacy skills. This study investigated 25 Hispanic heritage language learners' (HLLs) perceptions of their Spanish language writing abilities. During interview sessions, participants described the aspects of writing that were the…
Descriptors: Writing Apprehension, Writing Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Hispanic American Students
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Ogilvie, Andrea M.; Knight, David B. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
Bolstering transfer pathways to a 4-year degree can help fill the country's increasing need for innovative, diverse, skilled workers within engineering. Drawing on survey data from a sample comprised of a disproportionately large percentage of Hispanic/Latino students, this study focuses on understanding engineering transfer students' reasons for…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Hispanic American Students, College Transfer Students, Student Surveys
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Serrano Rodríguez, Rocío; Amor Almedina, María Isabel; Guzman Cedeño, Ángel; Guerrero-Casado, José – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
This study is to design and validate an instrument to evaluate the level of development of teaching competences (academic, social, personal, and instrumental) of the university teachers. Exploratory and confirmatory analyses are applied to validate the theoretical model. The results confirm that the "University Teaching Competence Scale"…
Descriptors: Faculty Evaluation, College Faculty, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Competencies
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Carrillo, Victoria G.; Dean, Shannon R. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
Chicanas and Latinas are still severely underrepresented in higher education. Much of the previous literature focuses on the barriers to their success. This article highlights studies related to Chicana Feminism and the ways this perspective can positively impact college attainment and success. The authors conclude by discussing implications of…
Descriptors: Feminism, Mexican Americans, Hispanic American Students, College Students
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Alcantar, Cynthia M.; Hernandez, Edwin – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
Through interviews with nine Latina/o students enrolled in a 2-year Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), this study examined their interactions with faculty utilizing validation theory as a guiding framework. Findings demonstrate the critical role faculty serve as validating agents and the importance of supporting 2-year HSIs faculty to practice…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Hispanic American Students, Two Year College Students, Student Attitudes
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Alfaro, Edna C. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
The current study examined communication between Mexican-origin college students (n = 84) and their parents and the supportive messages that students received. Students attend a Hispanic Serving Institution in central Texas. Most students (96.4%) communicated weekly with parents. Females communicated more with their mothers. Relationship quality…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Hispanic American Students, Parent Child Relationship, Mothers
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Taylor, Zachary W. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
This study examines first-year undergraduate admissions materials from 325 bachelor-degree granting U.S. institutions, closely analyzing the English-language readability and Spanish-language readability and translation of these materials. Via Yosso's linguistic capital, the results reveal 4.9% of first-year undergraduate admissions materials had…
Descriptors: Translation, Spanish, College Admission, College Applicants
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Gonzales, Leslie D.; Saldivar, Guadalupe – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
To understand the presence and positioning of Latina faculty in humanities and social science scholarship, the authors analyzed articles published between 2000 and 2016 and developed three findings. First, few papers centered Latina professors. Second, when Latina faculty were featured in scholarship, it was often in the context of research…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Minority Group Teachers, College Faculty, Humanities
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Sáenz, Rogelio – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
Demographic shifts have transformed the racial and ethnic composition of the U.S. undergraduate population. Data from the American Community Survey are used to analyze Latino undergraduate enrollment as well as factors that contribute to the matriculation of undocumented Latino young adults. The article concludes with an overview of the…
Descriptors: Demography, Hispanic American Students, Undergraduate Students, Enrollment Trends
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Sáenz, Victor B.; García-Louis, Claudia; De Las Mercédez, Carmen; Rodriguez, Sarah L. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
The purpose of this multi-institutional qualitative study was to understand the educational pathways of Latino males by underscoring the unique role female family members play in their academic pursuits--through the voice of these young men. Findings demonstrate female family members were identified as being primary supporters of their educational…
Descriptors: Females, Males, Hispanic American Students, College Students
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Salinas, Cristobal, Jr. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
The usage of term "Latinx" has gained popularity in higher education settings. This study documents how 34 Latinx/a/o students relate to, identify with, and understand the term "Latinx." Participants perceive higher education as a privileged space where they use the term "Latinx." Once they return to their…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Identification (Psychology), Definitions, Language Usage
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Castillo, José Antonio; Powell, Michael A. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
Scientific performance in Ecuador has been traditionally low; however, in recent years, government has put various policies in place aimed at improving outcomes. This is an analysis of scientific impact of Ecuadorian publications using bibliometric tools for the 2006-2015 period. Impact of publications produced by Ecuadorian researchers is low;…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Periodicals, Reputation, Outcomes of Education
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Moriña, Anabel; Perera, Victor H. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
This study examined the barriers and supports to inclusive education identified by university students with disabilities in Spain. A qualitative methodology is used. Students identified several organizational and architectural barriers and supports in completing their degrees. The conclusions go back to the main ideas analyzed to discuss previous…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, College Students, Students with Disabilities
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Perez, David – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
Research demonstrates that Latinas are one of the most at-risk female demographics in higher education and have the lowest baccalaureate attainment rate of all female groups, especially at Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs). This case study of a TRIO intervention found that TRIO counselors' consideration of life circumstances in planning…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Females, Intervention, At Risk Students
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