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ERIC Number: EJ771602
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Aug
Pages: 24
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 60
ISSN: ISSN-0022-0272
Immigrant Students' Experience of Schooling: A Narrative Inquiry Theoretical Framework
Xu, Shijing; Connelly, F. Michael; He, Ming Fang; Phillion, JoAnn
Journal of Curriculum Studies, v39 n4 p399-422 Aug 2007
We explore immigrant students' experience of schooling focusing on Yang Yang and his family. We present insights into immigrant Chinese educational experience in Canada and bring forward a narrative-inquiry framework for the study of student experience. We find that--contrary to some of the expectations of Chinese immigrants--family relations, student learning, and school policies are complicated, with families finding it difficult to translate Chinese educational values in the Canadian context and their children facing serious learning and social difficulties. (Contains 7 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada