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Viren, Vejoya – Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 2020
In this paper, I, an Asian-Indian, transnational, woman faculty, working in a Hispanic serving institution (HSI), at the USA-Mexico border present my testimonio, and write to share how I found the troubled center of my privileged life and views and the subtle ways my students transformed me, as an educator and a parent.
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Asian Americans, Indians, Hispanic American Students
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Diaz, Marisol; Baptiste, H. Prentice – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2017
By breaking down "fronteras" (borders) in classroom instruction, educators can interrupt and examine the interactions and discourses that create separations and alienations among people. The authors describe an effective instructional approach used in a second-grade class and modified for a class of preservice teachers.
Descriptors: Grade 2, Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Zúñiga, Christian E. – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2019
This autoethnography explores my experience as a bilingual teacher educator on the Texas, United States-Mexico border supporting the development of preservice teachers' pedagogical Spanish language competencies through a course that I have been developing over the last few years. To this aim, I look at my positionality and experiences developing…
Descriptors: Bilingual Teachers, Teacher Educators, Ethnography, Teacher Attitudes
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Ponjuan, Luis; Palomin, Leticia – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
Community colleges located along the Texas-México border provide an initial gateway for many of its local Latino students. Scholars highlight that Latino male students, compared to their female peers are less likely to complete a community college degree. We utilized Rendón's Theory of Validation and Borderlands theories to examine the academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Colleges, Hispanic American Students, Males
Trevino, Edith – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Gloria Azaldua (1987), describes the U.S. Mexico border (La Frontera ) as an "open wound where the Third World grates against the First World and bleeds"(p. 3). This research is grounded in the truth of my own lived experience with border violence in La Frontera. Border violence in La Frontera is discussed in this research through four…
Descriptors: Violence, Grief, Trauma, Student Experience
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Valdez, Verónica E. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2014
Grounded in new language policy studies (McCarty, Collins, & Hopson, 2011), this qualitative study examines two bilingual Latina preschool teachers' language views, experiences, skills, and goals in a Texas/Mexico border community to determine how these factors mediate their choice to use Spanish/English in their instructional practices with…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Educational Experience, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Franco, Bridget V. – Hispania, 2015
This paper reveals and analyzes the cinematographic, political, and aesthetic transitions intersecting two Southern Cone films that premiered concurrently in 1991: the award-winning Chilean movie "La frontera" by Ricardo Larraín and the forgotten Argentine independent production "La redada" directed by Rolando Pardo. Despite…
Descriptors: Spanish, Films, Teaching Methods, Democracy
Ramirez, Ernesto Fidel – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This dissertation is the experience of my life, an evolution of platicas I have had con mis coyotes, my Nepantlero guides. I am one Chicano navigating through the mechanisms of a coercive and hegemonic system which limits our advancement in the academy. My ontology, epistemology, and axiology stem from my cultural and family foundations which I…
Descriptors: Minority Group Teachers, Mexican Americans, Higher Education, Racial Bias
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Camacho, Michelle Madsen; Lord, Susan M. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2011
Engineering, a field that has shaped the world's industrial and technological base, is ripe for an influx of Latino undergraduate students. Given U.S. Latino population increases, what is the trajectory of Latino participation in engineering education? Using an interdisciplinary lens, we critically examine Latino trends in undergraduate…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Engineering Education, Engineering, Hispanic American Students
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Trevino, Edith Espinosa – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
This paper draws from data from a year long study looking at teachers' perceptions of border violence in tandem with my autoethnographic exploration of the lived experience of border violence as a teacher, mother and as a daughter still grieving for her murdered father. The first steps in starting my research critically exploring educator…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Bilingualism, Violence, Self Concept
Cornell, Grace – Rethinking Schools, 2012
Around one table, four 4th-grade girls chat quietly as they write on their laptops: Ruby interviews Alejandra about her experience crossing the U.S.-Mexico border as a 6-year-old. Meanwhile, Cindy turns notes from an interview with her uncle into a narrative about his immigration experience. Next to them, four boys work on the "Sin Fronteras…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, Immigration, Social Networks
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Wood, Marcy B., Ed.; Turner, Erin E., Ed.; Civil, Marta, Ed.; Eli, Jennifer A., Ed. – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2016
The theme of this year's conference is "Sin Fronteras: Questioning Borders with(in) Mathematics Education." This theme is intended to encourage research presentations, discussion, and reflection on the variety of borders within mathematics education, as well as those that might be probed, challenged, explained, enhanced and/or…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Curriculum, Numbers, Mathematical Concepts
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Gates, Alice B.; Fletcher, C. Vail; Ruíz-Tolento, María Guadalupe; Goble, Laura; Velloso, Tadeu – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2014
The move to "internationalize" United States universities has contributed to increased interest in global service-learning. This article presents qualitative data collected by a team of faculty and students during a service immersion in Nicaragua. The solidarity model of service-learning attempts to address shortcomings of earlier…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Qualitative Research, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Keranen, Nancy; Encinas Prudencio, Fátima – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2014
This paper looks at a feature of teacher collaboration within Achinstein's (2002) micropolitics of collaboration but from an intrapersonal perspective. Results discussed feature issues of conflict, borders, and ideologies within each participating teacher rather than between teachers. Unresolved or unacknowledged intrapersonal conflict might lead…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Praxis, Conflict, Ideology
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Lopez-Robertson, Julia – Language Arts, 2012
This teacher research study took place in a bilingual second-grade classroom in the southwestern United States. The study investigates the "cuentos" told during "platicas literarias"/literature discussions and explores how five young Latinas used their cuentos to communicate meaning through intertextual connections. These…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Hispanic American Students, Minority Group Students, Heritage Education
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