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Teaching English the Puerto Rican way: Developing ESL materials that mirror the source culture for the Puerto Rican elementary English classroom
In Puerto Rican English classrooms students are mainly exposed to English texts which are heavily laced with strong “American” referents and cultural values. This makes it difficult for language learners to apply their ...
An analysis of gender representations in children’s novels by Frances Hodgson Burnett
This thesis examines gender representations in three childrenís novels by Victorian author Frances Hodgson Burnett. It focuses specifically on the construction and representation of femininity in the novels Little Lord ...
Learning by the numbers: Critical discourse analysis of representations of No Child Left Behind public law 107-110 in Puerto Rico
The implementation of Public Law 107-110, No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) has far-reaching implications that redirect the course of education in Puerto Rico by imposing policies through a process that has not been ...