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Currier, Andrew T. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study analyzed the president's role in developing centers for the Catholic intellectual tradition on four university campuses and how those centers promote the Catholic intellectual tradition. This study examined reasons for the establishment of the centers for the Catholic intellectual tradition, how the centers for the Catholic intellectual…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Church Related Colleges, College Presidents, Administrator Role
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Augare, Helen J.; Davíd-Chavez, Dominique M.; Groenke, Frederick I.; Little Plume-Weatherwax, Melissa; Lone Fight, Lisa; Meier, Gene; Quiver-Gaddie, Helene; Returns From Scout, Elvin; Sachatello-Sawyer, Bonnie; St. Pierre, Nate; Valdez, Shelly; Wippert, Rachel – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2017
Native Science Field Centers (NSFCs) were created to engage youth and adults in environmental science activities through the integration of traditional Native ways of knowing (understanding about the natural world based on centuries of observation including philosophy, worldview, cosmology, and belief systems of Indigenous peoples), Native…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Cultural Centers, Culturally Relevant Education, Science Teaching Centers
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McShay, James C. – New Directions for Student Services, 2017
The author discusses how Museus' (2014) Culturally Engaging Campus Environment Model (CECE) can be used to re-envision campus multicultural centers, and programs and services that traditionally employ single-axis identity interventions when striving to support student growth and success.
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, College Environment, Models, Cultural Relevance
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Burke, Emily Kearns – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2017
This chapter examines the revitalization of the cultural commons in one Massachusetts community. The adult learning theory of situated cognition, specifically communities of practice and cognitive apprenticeship, provides a lens through which to better understand how knowledge sharing can effectively promote localization in an effort to mitigate…
Descriptors: Cultural Centers, Community Centers, Adult Learning, Learning Theories
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Topçu, Ersin – International Education Studies, 2017
In this study, it was aimed to determine the remarks of teacher candidates on the place and importance of out of school learning environments in Social Studies education. Phenomenological method, which is one of the qualitative research designs, was used in this study. The work group of the study consists of 73 teacher candidates who conduct out…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Outdoor Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes
Deng, Yuwen – ProQuest LLC, 2017
In this dissertation research, I examined the overall educational experiences of Chinese immigrant students, particularly their educational experiences in the United States. Using narrative inquiry methodology in my study, I portrayed the stories of six Chinese immigrant students, including four undergraduates and two graduates in a Midwestern…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Self Concept, Educational Experience, Ethnicity
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Henthorne, Tony L.; Panko, Thomas R. – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2017
The growing reconciliation between the United States and Cuba has created a unique opportunity for U.S. business and hospitality students to observe and experience first-hand an economy in marked transition. Attempting to balance the tenets of socialism with a rapidly growing reliance on capitalism creates a rare learning environment for students.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Tourism, Cultural Centers
Wakefield, Kristin L. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The world has progressed at unprecedented rates in recent years, but a majority of teaching styles and the delivery of instruction has barely changed since the inception of education. How can higher education institutions prepare students for a new age, when they continue to use outdated techniques? The intended exchange for college tuition is the…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Case Studies, Partnerships in Education, Universities
Alshammari, Wail Shafi – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the structure and functioning of the actors and collaborative networks in the SACM program in America. The study aimed to determine the nature of the collaborative networks and to ascertain how they may be better utilized, in terms of linkage, needs fulfillment, and capital exchange in order to…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Foreign Countries, Arabs, Networks
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Harris, Jessica C.; Patton, Lori D. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2017
This study examines how directors of Black culture centers (BCCs) address Black students' intersectional identities. We highlight the challenges that directors of BCCs face as they attempt to preserve a race salient agenda, while accounting for other critical facets of students' social identities. Findings explore how directors hold differing…
Descriptors: Cultural Centers, African American Culture, African American Students, Administrators
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Papushyna, Valentyna – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2017
The author of the article analyzes the concept and primary factors of personality aesthetic culture development in the context of higher education in England. The scholars' works and pedagogical advanced experience of the country nowadays pay special attention to forming personal creativity and self-realization of modern specialists. They are…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Aesthetics, Higher Education, Personality
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Guo, Shibao – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2017
This study explores adult education programmes under the auspices of multiculturalism at a Chinese cultural centre in Canada in helping immigrants with their cultural development and integration in Canadian society. The study employs an exploratory case study approach combining methods of document analysis and personal interviews. The findings…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Immigrants, Cultural Pluralism, Social Integration
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Kim, So Jung; Wee, Su-Jeong; Lee, Young Mi – Early Education and Development, 2016
Research Findings: This qualitative case study examines Korean kindergartners' literary discussions about racial/cultural diversity during a whole-group read-aloud. Using multiple sources of data, including observations, open-ended interviews, and written materials and children's artifacts, this study found that (a) the children exhibited a biased…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Ethnic Diversity, Multicultural Education
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Smith, Natasha L.; Varghese, Jeji – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2016
This article draws on a case study of the University of Guelph's Aboriginal Resource Centre (ARC) to identify the role that dedicated spaces have in the lives of Aboriginal students. Three roles that were identified include how these spaces build a sense of community, foster and enhance Aboriginal identity, and provide a safe space for Aboriginal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Canada Natives, Case Studies
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Rahimi, Ali; Askari Bigdeli, Rouhollah – Iranian Journal of Language Teaching Research, 2016
Teacher self-disclosure (TSD) as a communication behavior can influence students' learning by increasing their engagement and class participation as well as helping them establish effective interpersonal relationships. Owning to its context-sensitive and culture-dependent nature, however, TSD topics, purposes, and considerations may vary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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