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Social Media, Higher Education, and Community Colleges: A Research Synthesis and Implications for the Study of Two-Year Institutions
Charles H. F. Davis; Regina Deil-Amen; Cecilia Rios-Aguilar; Manuel Sacramento González Canché
Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 39, No. 5 (2015) pp. 409–422
The boundaries between on-line and "real-world" communities are rapidly deteriorating, particularly for the generation of young people whose lives are pervaded by social media. For this generation, social media exchanges are a primary...
Critical Social Network Analysis in Community Colleges: Peer Effects and Credit Attainment
Manuel S. González Canché; Cecilia Rios-Aguilar
New Directions for Institutional Research Vol. 163 (2014) pp. 75–91
This chapter discusses the importance of conducting critical social network analysis (CSNA) in higher education. To illustrate the benefits of CSNA, the authors use existing institutional data to examine peer effects in community colleges. The...
Longitudinal Study of Low and High Achievers in Early Mathematics
Jose I. Navarro; Manuel Aguilar; Esperanza Marchena; Gonzalo Ruiz; Inmaculada Menacho; Johannes E. H. Van Luit
British Journal of Educational Psychology Vol. 82, No. 1 (March 2012) pp. 28–41
Background: Longitudinal studies allow us to identify, which specific maths skills are weak in young children, and whether there is a continuing weakness in these areas throughout their school years. Aims: This 2-year study investigated whether...
Shoulder Pain in Cases of Spinal Injury: Influence of the Position of the Wheelchair Seat
Manuel Giner-Pascual; Modesto Alcanyis-Alberola; Luis Millan Gonzalez; Marta Aguilar-Rodriguez; Felipe Querol
International Journal of Rehabilitation Research Vol. 34, No. 4 (December 2011) pp. 282–289
The objective of this study was to determine the relationship between shoulder pain and the position of the seat of a wheelchair relative to the ground and to determine the relationship between shoulder pain and structural damage. A transversal...
Cognitive Changes among Institutionalized Elderly People
Jose I. Navarro; Inmaculada Menacho; Concepcion Alcalde; Esperanza Marchena; Gonzalo Ruiz; Manuel Aguilar
Educational Gerontology Vol. 35, No. 6 (2009) pp. 523–540
The efficiency of different cognitive training procedures in elderly people was studied. Two types of methods to train cognitive and memory functions were compared. One method was based on new technologies and the other one on pencil-and-paper...