Bibliography: Honduras (page 15 of 15)

This annotated bibliography is reformatted and customized for the Hondureinas website.  Some of the authors featured on this page include Judy Braus, R. B. Le Page, Phillip Herr, Alberto Rey, Jean Palmer-Moloney, and Lectura y Vida: Revista Latinoamericana de Lectura.

Palmer-Moloney, Jean (1991). Honduras: Studying the Economic and Political Geography of a Banana Republic, Journal of Geography. Urges emphasis on the economic and political aspects of geography to help students understand the relevance of geography in contemporary world situations. Presents activities to guide students into a study of developing countries. Focuses on population growth, distribution and movement, options for growing poor populations, and causes of uneven distributions of wealth. Descriptors: Demography, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Foreign Countries

Braus, Judy (1993). From Honduras to Hungary to the Gambia: Environmental Education and the Peace Corps, Nature Study. Discusses Peace Corps involvement with environmental education (EE) since the 1960s. Peace Corp EE programs in schools, parks, youth centers, and zoos have been designed to increase issue awareness, build problem-solving skills, group cooperation, self-esteem, positive attitudes, and provide hope. Descriptors: Activities, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, International Programs

Le Page, R. B. (1972). Preliminary Report on the Sociolinguistic Survey of Multilingual Communitics, Part I: Survey of Cayo District, British Honduras, Language in Society. Survey supported by the Social Science Research Council in London, the Ford Foundation, the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris, and the Universities of York and Strasbourg. Descriptors: Behavior, Community Surveys, Language Patterns, Language Research

Lectura y Vida: Revista Latinoamericana de Lectura (1998). Lectura y Vida: Revista Latinoamericana de Lectura. (Reading and Life: Latin American Reading Magazine). 1998. The four 1998 issues of the journal on literacy education, entirely in Spanish, include these articles: "The Inevitable Radical Weakness of Language: Some Reflections about Forming Readers and Citizens" (Daniel Goldin); "Relationships among Reading and Writing, Thematic Units, Learning Through Research…In Search of Effective Instruction for Whole Language" (Timothy Shanahan); Comprehension and Textual Production in the Second Cycle of E.G.B.: Strategic Methodology" (Maria Isabel Lopez); "Games and Their Educational Implications in the Teaching of Literacy" (Ignacio Dalton and James F. Christie); "Reading Quickly, Thinking Carefully" (Graciela Perriconi); "Full Text: A New Challenge for Reading-Writing Instruction" (Octavio Henao Alvarez); "Using the Library, Reading, and Working with Street Children in Honduras" (Luis Mendez); "Diversity and Continuity in Writing and Editing Situations in Kindergarten" (Maria Claudia Molinari); "The Evaluation of Writing in a School Context: Implications for Practical Pedagogy" (Stella Serrano and Josefina Pena); "Mezquital, Malintzi and Chichimecas Mission: Language Awareness in the Development of Bilingual Literacy" (Norbert Francis); "Latin American Identity in Caribbean Children's Literature" (Gerardo Torres); "Construction of Face: Experience of a Reading/Writing Workshop in Greater Buenos Aires" (Carolina Espinosa); "An Unsuspected Dichotomy: The Boundary between Spelling and Writing in the Beginning Literacy Period" (Celia Diaz and Emilia Ferreiro); "Phonological Awareness and Reading: Theory and Research on a Complex Relationship" (Angela Signorini); "Whole Language in Multicultural Bilingual Education: Implications for Bilingual Teacher Training in Ecuador" (Annelies Merkx and Rolando Pichun Seguel); "Writing in First and Second Languages: A Two-Language Process" (Amparo Clavijo and Esperanza Torres); "Phonological Awareness in Preschool Children: The Possibility of Omitting the First Section" (Monica Alvarado); "Commentary on the Thesis of Monica Alvarado" (Sofia Vernon); "Literacy and Discrimination" (Mirta A. Mosches de Kosiner); "Adriana and Independent Retelling of Her Favorite Stories" (Angeles Molina Iturrondo); "University Students as Producers of Texts: A Team-Teaching Experience" (Adriana Bono and Sonia de la Barrera); "Reading Together: A Project with Children Repeating First Grade in a Public School in Brazil" (Mercedes Cupolillo, Regiana Souza Silva, Shamia Socorro and Keith Topping); "Reading and Life 93-97: A Social and Library Study" (Ana Sola Villazon, Pedro G. Enriquez and Fabricio Penna). Book reviews and professional notes are also included in each issue.   [More]  Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Childrens Literature, Classroom Techniques

Rey, Alberto (1994). The Usage of "Usted" in Three Societies: Colombia, Honduras, and Nicaragua, Language Quarterly. Compares previous findings on the social correlates of the "Usted,""Tu," and "Vos" variation in three Latin American countries. All the countries have a non-solidarity function in the party (toward strangers) and the workplace (toward subordinates and superiors) domains. It is difficult to assess the effects of age and sex of the addressee on pronoun variation. (23 references) Descriptors: Age, Comparative Analysis, Correlation, Family Environment

Herr, Phillip (1994). Riding the Roller Coaster of Grassroots Development: A Bottom-Up View of Social Change in Honduras, Grassroots Development. Examines the chain of events that took place during 13 years of grassroots economic development in the Honduran village of Ayapa. Taking advantage of outside technical assistance and training has enabled small-scale farmers to organize themselves, secure access to fertile land, and learn how markets work. Descriptors: Adult Farmer Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Production, Change Agents

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