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ERIC Number: EJ1046601
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Dec
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0362-6784
Enacting Critical Literacy: The Case of a Language Minority Preservice Teacher
Cho, Hyesun
Curriculum Inquiry, v44 n5 p677-699 Dec 2014
This narrative study of an Asian female prospective teacher describes a language minority student's ways of enacting critical literacy in a teacher preparation program in the United States. It discusses how she exerted her agency despite her perceived marginalization as a non-native English speaker. The findings demonstrate how she resisted the identity imposed as a "slow learner" by an instructor while simultaneously challenging the tenets of critical literacy. Ultimately, the study suggests that personal narratives in teacher education from critical perspectives can be a powerful means through which to better understand the lived experiences of language minority preservice teachers.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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