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Palomar, Joaquina; Montes de Oca, Sandra – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2011
The objective of this study was to identify factors that predict resilience and social mobility in persons living in extreme poverty in Mexico by analyzing an extensive set of school-related variables. A total of 913 adults were surveyed, with 65.2% women and an average age of 43.71 years. Significant correlations were found between the seven…
Descriptors: Performance Factors, Resilience (Psychology), Predictor Variables, Social Mobility
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Wessels, Stephanie; Holmes, Melissa; Herrera, Socorro – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2011
This microethnographic case study focuses on patterns of interpretation and decision making of undergraduate preservice teachers as they participated in observations, co-teaching, and teaching in elementary schools in northern Mexico. At the core, this study explores the deeply embedded assumptions preservice teachers may bring to new…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Study Abroad, Classroom Techniques, Case Studies
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Teranishi, Christy S.; Hannigan, Terence P. – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2008
Latino/a youths living on the U.S.-México border encounter both challenges and opportunities, growing up with the values, traditions, and customs of two cultures. Many of these youths have lived all of their lives in a predominantly Mexican American community and have not actively explored what their ethnicity means to them. This study explores…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Mexican Americans, Ethnicity, Self Concept
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Santistevan Matthews, Patricia D.; Hawken, Leanne S.; Burrow-Sánchez, Jason J.; Peterson, Patricia J.; Fields, Matthew K. – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2007
This survey design study involved preservice special education service providers who were in degree seeking programs in the departments of special education, physical therapy, and occupational therapy. Participants provided views and belief structures on diversity issues identified through a review of literature, including (a) English language…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Special Education Teachers, Special Education