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Al-Hazza, Tami Craft; Bucher, Katherine T. – Middle School Journal (J1), 2010
Middle school is a time of many changes for young adolescents. They are "searching for individual identity, struggling with society's norms, and grappling with moral issues." They are changing and maturing physically, cognitively, socially, and psychologically as they develop their identities; establish, maintain, and end friendships and social…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Arabs, North Americans, Adolescents
Lee, Courtland C., Ed. – American Counseling Association, 2019
With an emphasis on direct application to practice, this graduate-level text offers strategies for working with diverse client groups in a variety of settings. Introductory chapters build a foundation for cross-cultural counseling with discussions on current theory, the ongoing pursuit of multicultural competence, and the complexities of…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Cultural Differences, Counseling Theories, Cultural Awareness
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Tynan, Joshua J.; Somers, Cheryl L.; Gleason, Jamie H.; Markman, Barry S.; Yoon, Jina – School Psychology International, 2015
With Bronfenbrenner's (1977) ecological theory and other multifactor models (e.g. Pianta, 1999; Prinstein, Boergers, & Spirito, 2001) underlying this study design, the purpose was to examine, simultaneously, key variables in multiple life contexts (microsystem, mesosystem, exosystem levels) for their individual and combined roles in predicting…
Descriptors: Arabs, North Americans, Risk, Goal Orientation
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Al-Harthi, Aisha S. – American Journal of Distance Education, 2010
This study investigated cultural variations between two samples of Arab and American distance learners (N = 190). The overarching purpose was to chart the underlying relationships between learner self-regulation and cultural orientation within distance education environments using structural equation modeling. The study found significant…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Distance Education, Arabs, Cultural Differences
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Al-Harthi, Aisha S. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2010
This study investigated the differences between Arab and American distance learners' preference in the 2 components of transactional distance (structure and interaction) and their relation to learners' self-efficacy and help seeking. The study sample consisted of 95 cases from each group (N = 190). Study results indicated significant differences…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Distance Education, Self Efficacy, Arabs
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Alashqar, Hossam Mahmoud – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2015
This paper seeks to investigate the sources of power in the discourse of an Arab-American writer, Etel Adnan's one act play, "Like a Christmas Tree." The play represents a heated argument between two figures who stand for two different ideologies and who fall within the frame of "binary opposition," transcultural…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Power Structure, Theater Arts, Literary Criticism
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Muhtaseb, Ahlam – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2007
In this chapter, critical race and expectancy violation theories are used to deconstruct students' resistance to a female faculty member of color, a Muslim Arab American who wears the traditional Islamic cover. The author provides a narrative of her teaching experience and some techniques she has used to face such resistance.
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Women Faculty, College Faculty, Arabs
Qudah, Dean – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The increased prevalence of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered by top-tier colleges, institutions, and universities has altered the typical educational experience, and has made professors, educators, policy-makers, and researchers examine how these courses can be adopted and used best. MOOCs provide full open-access to recorded lectures,…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Arabs, Foreign Countries
VanDeusen, Andrea J. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
With the intent of informing music teacher education practices and developing more culturally responsive and relevant teachers, the purpose of this research was to explore pre-service music teachers' understandings of culture and diversity, and to examine the impact of a short-term cultural immersion field experience on pre-service music teachers'…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Teachers, Educational Practices, Cultural Background
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Neal, Mark; Finlay, Jim L. – Journal of Management Education, 2008
To what extent is American business education "hegemonic" in the Arab world? To answer this, the authors examine whether Lebanese people exposed to American-style business education share the values implicit in their textbooks and teaching resources. Finding evidence for such values among Lebanese business students and working people…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Arabs, Problem Based Learning, Learning Experience
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Nassar-McMillan, Sylvia C.; Hakim-Larson, Julie – Journal of Counseling & Development, 2003
This article describes a focus group interview conducted with a group of therapists in a large-scale, comprehensive family service agency in an Arab American community. The interview format was semistructured, and the results confirmed what little was already known about the population and supplemented that body of knowledge with updated…
Descriptors: Arabs, Counseling, Counselor Attitudes, Counselor Client Relationship
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Erickson, Chris D.; Al-Timimi, Nada R. – Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, 2001
This paper presents background information on the cultural sociopathology of the Arab American experience. It discusses how, in order to effectively deliver services, mental health workers need to be aware of their own biases. It explores ways to provide culturally relevant mental health services to Arab Americans. (JDM)
Descriptors: Arabs, Counselor Attitudes, Counselor Client Relationship, Cultural Awareness
Suleiman, Mahmoud F. – 2001
Arab Americans are a very diverse group. Misinformation about Arab culture plays a significant role in American perceptions and understandings of Arab American students. Whenever major events occur in the Middle East, Arab Americans become the focus of investigation. However, the Arab American community has remained relatively silent. The media…
Descriptors: Arabs, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
Ayyad, Fatma – ProQuest LLC, 2011
When factorial invariance is established across translated forms of an instrument, the meaning of the construct crosses language/cultures. If factorial invariance is not established, score discrepancies may represent true language group differences or faulty translation. This study seeks to disentangle this by determining whether…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Native Speakers, Bilingualism, Arabs
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Faiz, Melike; Dönmez, Cengiz – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Over years, the meaning of citizenship has changed. This change has occurred as a result of the 21st century the era of technology as well as changing social perception. Marshall [1] stated that citizenship as members of society and all of these have equal civil, political, social rights and duties. "Citizenship education defined as any…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Fundamental Concepts, Qualitative Research
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