Cristián Cox

Learn More
Foreword To live, learn, and work successfully in an increasingly complex, information-rich and knowledge-based society, students and teachers must utilize technology effectively. Within a sound educational setting, technology can enable students to become: • Capable information technology users • Information seekers, analyzers, and evaluators • Problem(More)
The author proposes that in a democratic society, education serves to establish fundamental relationships of fraternity, generating the “social capital” that bonds citizens together. Against this perspective, he examines the cultural values transmitted in the educational systems of six Latin American countries. He finds that following world-wide trends, the(More)
The countries of Argentina and Chile have long-standing policies that give public subsidies to private schools. In Argentina, the government funds the salaries of many teachers and principals in private schools. In Chile, the funding is directly tied to student enrollments, and school budgets are immediately penalized when students leave a private school.(More)
The aim of this study is to contrast two different sources of information regarding citizenship education in Latin America: curricular guidelines, and students' civic attitudes and practices. When analyzing curricular guidelines, we consider the official national documents of the respective Ministries of Education, whereas regarding civic practices and(More)
  • 1