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Immigration and language threat in a local newspaper: A case study of Hazleton, Pennsylvania
This research is a case study of immigration issues in Hazleton, Pennsylvania from 2005 – 2006 in the lead-up to the passage of the Illegal Immigration Relief Act by the city. Using reporting data from the local newspaper, ...
Communicative competence in a biology course at the UPRM: A case study
Although Spanish is the official language in Puerto Rico (PR), the use of English medium courses, which are focused on specialized content areas, is very common at the University of Puerto Rico. This is due to the fact ...
The potential effect of using the flipped classroom approach in the teaching of English as a second language
This research project is a case study of the potential effect of using the flipped classroom approach in the teaching of English as a second language in a reading and composition course at the University of Puerto Rico – ...
Lessons from the Mayawest writing project: A case study of an English teacher
The focus of this case study is to examine the results of a teacher’s participation in a teacher-run organization. The mixed method approach to this case study documents the practices of an English teacher who participated ...
Language use in “mensajes de texto” with students at UPRM
This study was designed to explore: 1) What language choices are being made by students at the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez when they are text messaging? 2) What are the differences in language use to text message ...
Historical and ideological differences between English and Spanish curricula in Puerto Rico
This study comparatively analyzes the curricular documents published by the DEPR for the English and Spanish programs from 2000 until 2010. The documents were analyzed in terms of their similarities and differences, the ...