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Flores Carmona, Judith – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
I am an assistant professor at New Mexico State University; however, the path to getting to this position has been about crossing borders, about learning in and from the borderlands. The borderlands that my body has had to cross, physically and figuratively, have left many "heridas abiertas" (open wounds) but have also provided me with…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Epistemology, Stranger Reactions
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Rasheed, Shaireen – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2018
Now more than ever the role of the other has been put into question and marginalized in a redefinition of an "American national self-protective identity" in the current post election climate. In philosophical terms, an identity of a radical other implies that any change, any difference, any impurity can be conceived as posing a threat to…
Descriptors: Race, Teaching Methods, Educational Philosophy, Phenomenology
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Nah, Yong-Hwee; Brewer, Neil; Young, Robyn L.; Flower, Rebecca – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
Although depression and anxiety are the most common comorbidities in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), descriptive data for their prevalence among autistic adults are limited. This study provides descriptive data for a cohort of 155 autistic adults (mean age = 27.1 years, SD = 11.9) of average IQ on the short-form version of the…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Rating Scales, Anxiety Disorders, Stranger Reactions
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Helm, Francesca; Dabre, Tejane – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2018
This paper presents a pilot project which uses a translanguaging approach in order to subvert the power dynamics whereby language learners, refugees and migrants are positioned as defective or ineffective communicators of a target language. The project seeks to create a space, an engineered "contact zone" in which the negative,…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Code Switching (Language), Second Language Learning, Communication Strategies
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Protopopova, Darya – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2018
A descendant of Chekhov's extended family, Darya Protopopova has always loved all things literary. When she found out that Chekhov was popular with British modernist writers, she decided to do a master's and then a doctorate in English modernism at the University of Oxford. Having completed both, she chose to spread her love for English literary…
Descriptors: Authors, English Literature, English Teachers, Doctoral Degrees
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Ali, Roaa – Research in Drama Education, 2018
In view of the recent Arts Council 'Creative Case for Diversity', and considering the challenging socio-political climate of contemporary Britain, this article explores Muslim cultural participation, and the obstacles towards its visibility. The role of the British Muslim artist is crucial in addressing current radicalising and Islamophobic…
Descriptors: Censorship, Muslims, Cultural Pluralism, Role
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Kitayama, Yuka – London Review of Education, 2018
This paper examines emerging far-right movements and xenophobia, and the challenges they pose for justice in education in Japan. It illustrates discourses on nationalism and cultural diversity in both education and wider society from the perspective of critical race theory. It explores the voice of educators, particularly about their concerns and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Political Attitudes, Stranger Reactions, Political Influences
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McCorkle, William David – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
The contentious modern immigration debate in the United States is often void of historical context and thus filled with fallacious narratives. To confront this trend, social studies educators should place the issues of modern immigration within their proper historical framework. This paper looks at three primary themes educators can explore: the…
Descriptors: Immigration, Public Policy, Social Justice, Stranger Reactions
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Hjerm, Mikael; Johansson Sevä, Ingemar; Werner, Lena – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2018
Previous studies identify a relationship between education and anti-immigrant attitudes. There is, however, uncertainty regarding the underlying explanations linking education to attitudes. In this article, we examine whether a relationship exists between exposure to teaching about critical thinking as well as multiculturalism (measured as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Critical Thinking, Multicultural Education
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Shepherd, Samuel Troy – Multicultural Perspectives, 2018
A research study in West Virginia in which a series of lessons were created to address the issues of Islamophobia, American exceptionalism, and nativism within a seventh-grade Ancient Civilizations classroom. The lessons spotlighted the Middle East, and students were presented with a more realistic view of Islamic cultures and were able to…
Descriptors: Islam, Fear, Muslims, Cultural Differences
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Obiakor, Festus E. – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2018
The United States of America is currently experiencing some socio-political problems. These problems stem from myriad mythologies and assumptions that have created labels, categories, stereotypes, and generalizations. While they are not uncommon in many communities and societies all over the world, in the United States, they have exposed intense…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Stranger Reactions, Stereotypes, Generalization
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Diamond, Catherine – Research in Drama Education, 2018
Without knowing anything of the contentious history between Sulawesi's Chinese and Indonesian Moslem communities, Taiwanese director Peng Ya-ling went to Makassar to conduct a reconciliation workshop. As director of Uhan Shii Theatre, Peng creates performances from oral histories she collects in interviews. She applied this technique in Indonesia,…
Descriptors: Workshops, Foreign Countries, Muslims, History
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Bould, E.; Bigby, C.; Bennett, P. C.; Howell, T. J. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2018
Background: Research has shown Australian group homes, and supported living options, fail to support people with intellectual disabilities (IDs) to develop social connections. This pilot study evaluates the effectiveness of a visiting dog walking program to facilitate encounters with other community members. Method: Sixteen adults with IDs were…
Descriptors: Social Integration, Intellectual Disability, Group Homes, Foreign Countries
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Kumi-Yeboah, Alex; Smith, Patriann – Education and Urban Society, 2017
The past two decades have witnessed a rapid increase of immigrant population in U.S. schools. Little is known, however, about factors that promote cross-cultural experiences, academic achievement, and/or challenges of Black African immigrant youth, which is particularly significant today in the midst of the current social and political discourse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Blacks, Immigration
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Shirazi, Roozbeh – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2017
The intent of this series is to generate a space for critical reflection and inquiry on a burgeoning form of sociopolitical labor of schooling, that of educating against "extremism." In the United States' ongoing "War on Terror" being waged across the Middle East, North and East Africa, and South Asia, formal and informal…
Descriptors: National Security, Citizenship, Terrorism, Antisocial Behavior
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