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Bench, Harmony; MacRae, Baylie; Sprudzs, Kat – Research in Dance Education, 2020
Undergraduate research papers offer a difficult challenge for students to demonstrate primary and secondary research skills, knowledge of dance practices and their histories, and clarity of written communication. This article demystifies the research process specifically for use in dance studies and dance history classrooms by demonstrating common…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Educational Research, Undergraduate Students
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Black, Ray; Bimper, Albert Y., Jr. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2020
Extant research has extensively illuminated African American men's experiences with racism at historically White institutions. Their efforts to persist and graduate meant many of them learned to navigate and respond to racism on and off campus. Such learned behavior has necessitated adopting coping mechanisms to acculturate to the social,…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, College Environment, Institutional Characteristics
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Doharty, Nadena – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2019
This paper uses a Critical Race Theory perspective to explain the everyday racisms -- racial microaggressions -- directed towards students of African and Caribbean descent during a non-statutory Black History unit, at an English secondary school. Applying a racial microaggressions framework to ethnographic data, this paper finds that experiences…
Descriptors: Aggression, Racial Bias, Models, Student Experience
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Wozolek, Boni – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2018
In this paper, educational pathways emerge from the nexus of ancient narratives and future possibilities. Such imaginings are as much attributed to the African American intellectual tradition as to contemporary Afrofuturisms, including those born in histories of Blackness. The overlay of what was and what is not yet is significant because it…
Descriptors: African American Leadership, Role Models, African American History, Females
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Bryan, Nathaniel – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2017
Educational scholarship has called attention to the disproportionate ways Black males are disciplined in schools, which has become the catalyst to their entry into the school-to-prison pipeline through which they are funneled from K-12 classrooms into the criminal justice system. Since the majority of teachers are White, it may be insightful to…
Descriptors: Whites, Teacher Role, Sustainability, Racial Bias
Williams, Samuel Rontez – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Academic success among African men has increased but many African-American men continue to fall behind the academic achievements of their Caucasian male counterparts. African-American men who achieve academic success have been marginalized in research that primarily focuses on reporting deficit or negative factors that hinder and not promote…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Males, Phenomenology, African American Students
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Fenwick, Leslie T. – Urban Education, 2016
A version of this article, "Blacks in Research? How Shall We Be Portrayed?", was delivered by the author as the 2013 W. E. B. Du Bois Distinguished Lecture to the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Blacks in Education Special Interest Group (Black SIG). This article examines the portrayal of Blacks…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Recognition (Achievement), Black Studies, Research Needs
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Beck, Bernard – Multicultural Perspectives, 2016
Many recent movies about African American life have focused on people leaving the ghetto. Earlier movies about groups living in ghettoes have portrayed the ghetto as a permanent reality. Moviemakers explored ghetto life as an interesting subject and a source of cultural innovation. Life was hard, but social and cultural ways to cope with…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Didacticism, Disadvantaged Environment, Disadvantaged Youth
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Dillard, Cynthia B. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2016
This chapter explores how both historically and in contemporary times of escalating violence against our bodies, minds, and spirits worldwide, Black women lead, love, and live within contexts of suffering.
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Work Environment, Women Administrators, Leadership
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Haddix, Marcelle M. – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2015
In educational research, policies and practices, African American male youth are often portrayed as a monolithic demographic of uneducable, criminalized, deviant students. This column reviews the works of two African American male scholars, Tyrone D. Howard's (2014) "Black Male(d)" and David E. Kirkland's (2013) "A Search…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Policy, Males, Scholarship
Education Trust-West, 2015
This report examines how the nearly 1 million Black youth in California are faring from preschool through college and reveals the distressing disparities that newly released state and national data show persist at all levels of their educational journey. The report also highlights the groundbreaking efforts underway to reverse these trends in…
Descriptors: African American Students, African American Achievement, Success, Academic Achievement
Chatmon, Chris; Gray, Richard – Voices in Urban Education, 2015
African American males are three times more likely than their White male counterparts to be suspended or expelled in public schools. Changing these odds requires not only addressing disparities in discipline practices, but also lifting up a new narrative of hope, possibility, and brilliance so that young Black men can see and realize their…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, African American Achievement, Educational Change
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Burciaga, Rebeca – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This article discusses how deficit thinking is manifested through a presumption of incompetence for people of color from preschool to university levels. Examples are presented as a way to demonstrate that leadership programs can support future leaders in curtailing deficit thinking in our schools and communities.
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Competence, African American Achievement, African American Students
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Baker, Claire E. – Early Education and Development, 2015
Research Findings: There is growing evidence that home learning stimulation that includes informal numeracy experiences can promote math-related learning in school. Furthermore, national studies suggest that children who start kindergarten with stronger math skills are more likely to succeed in high school. This study used a large sample of…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Neighborhoods, Place of Residence, African American Achievement
Eberle-Sudre, Kimberlee; Welch, Meredith; Nichols, Andrew Howard – Education Trust, 2015
The population of students of color has grown threefold, and there are more than 40 cultural and social student affinity groups. More impressive, the graduation rate for African American, Latino, and Native students has increased by 13 percentage points in the last decade. In this brief, the authors dig into a decade's worth of data on four-year…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Achievement Gains, School Effectiveness, College Outcomes Assessment
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