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Latta, Gail F. – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2020
The predictive utility of previous studies of organizational culture has been limited by an over-emphasis on the integration perspective. Much less attention has been his been paid to subcultural differentiation and fragmentation. This case study bridges that divide by employing methods of cultural analysis designed to explore the relationship…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Leadership Styles, Employee Attitudes, Employer Employee Relationship
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Venter, Rienie; Jeffries, Victor – Africa Education Review, 2020
The aim of this article is to discuss the dynamics of gang involvement by considering the social reproduction perspective and resistance theory literature and by examining general perceptions of learners and adults who regularly experience gang violence. In a study utilising quantitative and qualitative design, a questionnaire was administered to…
Descriptors: Juvenile Gangs, Violence, Student Attitudes, Grade 6
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Beck, Bernard – Multicultural Perspectives, 2020
Subcultures can appear in multicultural societies not only by the contact of existing cultures but also by cultures that remain constant while the larger society changes. A recent movie, "Dark Waters," is an example of this process. "Parasite" and "Joker," two other recent movies, both Academy Award winners, differ…
Descriptors: Films, Subcultures, Cultural Pluralism, Disadvantaged
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Cameron, Celia L. – Quality in Higher Education, 2020
To date there is limited research on organisation-based self-esteem within the higher education environment. This quantitative study addresses that gap by investigating the differences in organisation-based self-esteem between two subgroups: academic teaching staff ('faculty' in the United States) and administrative staff, excluding senior…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Higher Education, College Faculty, Staff Role
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Romero, Margarida; Arnab, Sylvester; De Smet, Cindy; Mohamad, Fitri; Minoi, Jacey-Lynn; Morini, L. – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2019
We consider game design as a sociocultural and knowledge modelling activity, engaging participants in the design of a scenario and a game universe based on a real or imaginary socio-historical context, where characters can introduce life narratives and interaction that display either known social realities or entirely new ones. In this research,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Game Based Learning, Design, Cooperative Learning
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McClimens, Alex; Brewster, Jacqui – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
The category of hate crime is a recent legislative response to the increasing levels of antisocial, criminal and discriminatory behaviours and practices that target a wide spectrum of individuals on the basis of their identification within certain minority sociological subcultures. People with intellectual disability are often targeted for this…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Subcultures, Crime, Antisocial Behavior
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Hinchman, Kathleen A.; O'Brien, David G. – Journal of Literacy Research, 2019
This article argues that for disciplinary literacy to be addressed successfully by subject-area teachers and students, it needs to choose a different path than the one it has been on. It explains how the road disciplinary literacy has traveled to date has been marked by justifiable subject-area teacher resistance to requirements to infuse literacy…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disciplines, Content Area Reading, Content Area Writing, Literacy Education
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Prichard, Caleb; Rucynski, John, Jr. – TESOL Journal, 2019
Satirical news is a type of humorous media that mixes parody and satire to critique contemporary figures, events, and situations (Ermida, 2012; McClennen & Maisel, 2014; Peters, 2013). In addition to satirical television news programs like The Daily Show, satirical news websites such as "The Daily Mash," "The Onion," and…
Descriptors: Humor, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Bermúdez-Aponte, José J.; Buitrago-Medina, John A.; Ávila-Martínez, Bibiana; Ortiz-Mora, Abel J. – International Education Studies, 2019
This article results from the analysis of the phenomenon of "barras bravas" (violent supporter groups) in football and its influence in school coexistence at three public educational institutions in Bogotá. The methodology of the study was mixed with a concurrent triangulation design (DITRIAC), hence diverse instruments were employed to…
Descriptors: Violence, Team Sports, Public Schools, Group Membership
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Sun, Xiaoyang; Rhoads, Robert A. – Journal of International Students, 2018
This paper examines the experiences of Chinese international students from East Coast University (a pseudonym) in the United States through their participation in a Chinese ethnic-based Christian church (CCC). Employing ethnographic-based fieldwork, the study highlights how Chinese international students see their experiences in CCC as a source of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Experience, Acculturation
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Deich, B. A.; Galeeva, N. V. – Russian Education & Society, 2018
The article examines the relationship between the development of the subculture of childhood and the evolution of out-of-school education. It identifies the historical stages of the influence of the subculture of childhood on the nature of extracurricular learning and development. We analyze the concepts of the "subculture of childhood"…
Descriptors: Subcultures, Concept Formation, Children, Child Development
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Saldanha, Kennedy; D'Souza, Barnabe; Madangopal, Dakshayani – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2018
For street children in Mumbai, gambling is mostly a social and recreational activity. This study is based on data gathered from a survey of 70 youths aged 12 to 24, two focus groups, and participant observation. It offers glimpses into various facets of their gambling, including age patterns, games played, venues, and how group and street…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Addictive Behavior, Children, Recreational Activities
Rickes, Scott – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The ability to predict accurately college freshman-year grade point average (FYGPA) in a way that minimizes the adverse impact associated with the predictors traditionally used as acceptance criteria has been an important and controversial topic for several decades. FYGPA is an important measure of educational performance because it is related to…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Predictor Variables, Ethnicity, College Freshmen
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Cai, Chencen; Eisenstein Ebsworth, Miriam – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
We investigate the perceptions of international and American Chinese bilingual pre- and in-service graduate students and language teachers regarding Chinese varieties. The 25 participants were currently enrolled college students or recent graduates majoring in language education or other associated programmes at an urban university in the…
Descriptors: Chinese, Language Variation, Subcultures, Preservice Teachers
Fay, Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The teaching profession is often referred to as a revolving door. Educators are leaving the profession in droves, plaguing the United States with a continuous teacher shortage. As a result, educational leaders are faced with the challenge of retaining teachers to establish and maintain a stable teaching workforce that ensures students receive a…
Descriptors: Socialization, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Principals
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