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    • Washback Effects of Board-Based Speaking Tests 

      https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4040-8062; https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7936-8112; Sevilla Morales, Henry; Chaves Fernández, Lindsay (Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica, 2020-07-06)
      This study analyzes the opinions of a group of three English as a Foreign Language programs, on the washback effects of board-based oral tests on the students’ language proficiency and foreign language anxiety ...
    • Web 2.0, social networks and E-commerce as marketing tools 

      Mata, Francisco; Quesada, Ariella (Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research, 2014)
      The spectacular development of the Web 2.0, particularly through online social networks, has awakened much interest in different areas. Marketing is one of them and businesses have decided to experiment with this new type ...
    • Web 2.0, social networks and E-commerce as marketing tools 

      Mata, Francisco; Quesada, Ariella (Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research, 2014)
      The spectacular development of the Web 2.0, particularly through online social networks, has awakened much interest in different areas. Marketing is one of them and businesses have decided to experiment with this new type ...
    • What do we Think About Water?Public Perception of the Current Situation of Water Resources in Costa Rica: an Indicator of Water Understanding and Management 

      Madrigal-Solís, Helga; Pizarro-Mendez, Yanina ; Jimenez Cavallini, Sylvia; López Alfaro, Nelly; Echeverría-Sáenz, Silvia; Alfaro-Chinchilla, Carolina; Centeno Morales, Jacqueline; Suárez, Andrea (Universidad Nacional (Costa Rica), 2020-01)
      The objective of this research was to determine the level of knowledge and perception of the Costa Rican population about water for human consumption, general concepts, the impact of human activities, the ...
    • What have we learned from brucellosis in the mouse model? 

      Moreno, Edgardo; Grilló, María-Jesús; Blasco, José María; Gorvel, Jean-Pierre; Moriyon, Ignacio (Veterinary Research, 2012)
      Brucellosis is a zoonosis caused by Brucella species. Brucellosis research in natural hosts is often precluded by practical, economical and ethical reasons and mice are widely used. However, mice are not natural Brucella ...
    • What Is the Evolutionary Fingerprint in Neutrophil Granulocytes? 

      Dolz, Gaby; Fingerhut, Leonie; de Buhr, Nicole (University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Hannover, Germany, 2020-06-25)
      Over the years of evolution, thousands of di erent animal species have evolved. All these species require an immune system to defend themselves against invading pathogens. Nevertheless, the immune systems of di erent ...
    • What it takes to be a first-year student: an ethnographic study at Universidad Nacional, Brunca Extension 

      Barrantes, Lena (II Congreso Internacional de Lingüística Aplicada CONLA UNA, 2015)
      Esta investigación se enmarca dentro del enfoque cualitativo y el diseño etnográfico. Se reporta la descripción de una etnografía realizada en Universidad Nacional, Sede Regional Brunca con un grupo de estudiantes de primer ...
    • WHAT’S CAUSING ASYMMETRIC DEFORMATION AT TUNGURAHUA VOLCANO, ECUADOR? 

      Hickey, James; Lloyd, Ryan; Biggs, Juliet; Arnold, David; Mothes, Patricia A.; Muller, Cyril (2017)
    • WHEN THE HAZARD YOU ARE MONITORING IS THE LEAST OF YOUR TROUBLES: THE EARLY DAYS OF A UBIQUITOUS COMPUTING CITIZEN SCIENCE INITIATIVE ON ACTIVE VOLCANOES 

      Van Manen, Saskia M.; Richards, Mike; Seaton, Robert; Cameron, Ian; Avard, Geoffroy; Martínez Cruz, María (2014)
    • White spot syndrome virus and Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei in shrimp farms in Costa Rica 

      Dolz, Gaby; Peña Navarro, Nelson; Castro-Vásquez, Ruth (Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica, 2020-05-02)
      El virus del síndrome de la mancha blanca (WSSV) causa la destrucción sistémica de los tejidos ectodérmicos y mesodérmicos en los camarones y puede causar una mortalidad del 100 %. El Enterocytozoon ...
    • White spot syndrome virus and Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei in shrimp farms in Costa Rica 

      Peña Navarro, Nelson; Castro Vásquez, Ruth; Dolz, Gaby (Universidad de Costa Rica, 2020-03-04)
      Introduction. The white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) causes systemic destruction of ectodermal and mesodermal tissues in shrimp and can cause 100 % mortality. Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP) is an intracellular ...
    • Who is the teacher i want to become? 

      González Garita, Vanessa (Universidad Nacional (Costa Rica). Escuela de Literatura y Ciencias del Lenguaje, 2010)
      Analiza las teorías de la lingüística aplicada por medio de una reflexión del autor a nivel profesional. Para realizar este documento se utilizó la guía para expediente académico escrita por el M.A. Oscar Rojas; en la que ...
    • Whole genome sequencing of Shigella sonnei through PulseNet Latin America and Caribbean: advancing global surveillance of foodborne illnesses 

      Guzman-Verri, Caterina; Baker, K.S.; Campos, J.; Pichel, M.; Della Gaspera, A.; Duarte-Martínez , Francisco; Campos-Chacón, E.; Bolaños-Acuña, H.M.; Mather, A.E.; Diaz Velasco, S.; Zamudio Rojas, M.L.; Forbester, J.L.; Connor, T.R.; Keddy, K.H.; Aguayo, C.; Morales Aguilar, M.; Valenzuela, C.; Smith, A.M.; López de Delgado, E.A.; Angiolillo, G.; Cuaical, N.; Fernández, J.; Morales Medrano, A.J.; Sirok, A.; Weiler Gustafson, N.; Diaz Guevara, P.L.; Montaño, L.A.; Perez, E. (Clinical Microbiology and infection, 2017-11)
      Objectives: Shigella sonnei is a globally important diarrhoeal pathogen tracked through the surveillance network PulseNet Latin America and Caribbean (PNLA&C), which participates in PulseNet International. PNLA&C laboratories ...
    • Why do economics need "its Higgs Field"? 

      Mora Jimenez, HENRY Manuel (Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica, 2018-10-01)
      In fundamental physics, the Higgs field acts as a mechanism that generates mass in nonzero mass particles, thus traveling with limited mobility, not close to the speed of light. The field of economics has not developed ...
    • Word order, participant encoding and the alleged ergativity in Teribe 

      Quesada Pacheco, Juan Diego (2012-11-09)
      This paper is part of a series of descriptions of aspects of Teribe grammar supported by Grant 410-98-0138 from the Social Sciences and Research Council of Canada. Published in International Journal of American Linguistics ...
    • Word-Sunday.com : Adaptación histórica-cultural de un texto bíblico para niños costarricenses 

      Fallas Mesén, Maureen Natasha (2013)
      Tiene como propósito demostrar, desde un punto de vista lingüístico-semántico, qué sucede cuando se realiza una adaptación bíblica para niños en edad escolar. Se hace un análisis componencial de palabras y frases extraídas ...
    • Work and health in Latin America: Results from the working conditions surveys of Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Central America and Uruguay 

      Merino-Salazar, Pamela; ARTAZCOZ, LUCIA; Cornelio, Cecilia; Itatí Iñiguez, María José; Rojas, Marianela; Martínez-Iñigo, David; Vives, Alejandra; Funcasta, Lorena; Benavides, Fernando G. (BMJ Journals, 2017-01-16)
      Objective To describe working and employment conditions, and health status between non-agricultural employees with a written contract from Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Central America and Uruguay. Methods We compared data ...
    • Writing center: an aid to students of writing 

      Mora Abarca, Ana-Sofia ; Garro Bustamante, Diego (II Congreso Internacional de Lingüística Aplicada CONLA UNA, 2015)
      Cuando se estudia un idioma extranjero, la motivación no es el único factor para el desarrollo adecuado de todas las habilidades lingüísticas que se necesitan para comunicarse efectivamente. Aunado a esto, la universidad, ...
    • Writing in the classroom: what do we eat that with? 

      Garro Bustamante, Diego; Méndez Valverde, Juan Manuel (I Congreso Internacional de Lingüística Aplicada CONLA UNA, 2013)
      La escritura es una habilidad importante que ha sido desatendida de alguna forma en la enseñanza del inglés como lengua extranjera en la educación secundaria. Consecuentemente, el desarrollo de la competencia comunicativa ...