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Gaxiola Serrano, Tanya J.; González Ybarra, Mónica; Delgado Bernal, Dolores – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
Using Anzaldúa's theory of conocimiento--a fluid journey of reflection and knowledge production--we examine how two Latina undergraduates experience critical consciousness within an ethnic studies course. We challenge that critical consciousness is an end-all, be-all state by highlighting contradictions in thinking, internal shifts,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Hispanic American Students, Females, Ethnic Studies
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Fernández, Jesica Siham; Magaña Gamero, Alejandra – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2018
Anzaldúa's concept of "conocimiento" guides our analysis of Latinx/Chicanx students' Critical Reflexivity Journals (CRJ) produced in an Ethnic Studies classroom at a predominantly-white institution. Through a thematic analysis procedure of students' CRJ entries, which we describe as written "testimonios," we discerned how…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Student Journals, Ethnicity, Identification (Psychology)
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Martinez, Ricardo; Yeong I., Ji – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2019
This study explores preservice teachers engaging in a ratio activity connecting the wages of men and women to the number of men and women in government positions. Mathematical learning expands the critical literacy framework reading and writing the word situating mathematics as the world itself. Furthermore, the bridging of mathematics, the self…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Consciousness Raising, Social Change, Preservice Teachers
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Hernandez Rivera, Stephanie; Frias, Dora S. – Journal of Women and Gender in Higher Education, 2021
In this paper, we utilize conocimiento as a method to work towards Coyolxauhqui consciousness, and recorded pláticas where we examine our experiences as two Queer Latina, early-career practitioners in student affairs. This work was our effort to understand, process, and heal from experiences that have been oppressive, hurtful, and damaging to us.…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Females, Homosexuality, Spanish Speaking
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Acevedo-Gil, Nancy – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2017
This paper builds upon Perna's college choice model by integrating Anzaldúa's theory of "conocimiento" to propose an interdisciplinary college choice framework for Latinx students. Using previous literature, this paper proposes college-"conocimiento" as a framework that contextualizes Latinx student college choices within the…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, College Choice, Hispanic American Students, Models
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Villenas, Sofia A. – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2018
This article narrates a parallel personal and professional journey of scholarly engagement with the field of the social foundations of education and its home in the American Educational Studies Association. It draws on Gloria Anzaldúa's (2000) notion of "conocimiento" as multileveled and connective knowings, and María Lugones's (2008)…
Descriptors: Foundations of Education, Social Theories, Professional Associations, Educational History
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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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Garcia, Nichole M.; Mireles-Rios, Rebeca – American Educational Research Journal, 2020
Using pláticas, the sharing of cultural teachings through intimate and informal conversations, this article analyzes our personal college choice processes as Chicanas by examining the impact of being raised by Chicano college-educated fathers. Drawing on two theoretical frameworks, college-conocimiento, a Latinx college choice conceptual…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Fathers, Daughters, College Choice
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Cooke, Nicole A. – Communications in Information Literacy, 2020
The opportunity to expand pedagogy is an especially good thing for library educators, particularly when library professionals do not have formal training as teachers and instructors. We have a responsibility to ourselves and our students to grow intellectually and share growth and new knowledge with others. We should be promoting and practicing…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Reflection, Social Justice, Diversity
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Acevedo-Gil, Nancy – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
This ethnographic study examined access to college information for low-income, first-generation Latinx students who attended an under-resourced high school. Using a college-"conocimiento" framework, I analyzed the college choice and transition experiences of 47 participants. Findings revealed that educators provided limited college…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, High School Students, College Bound Students, Student Attitudes
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Orozco, Roberto C.; Perez-Felkner, Lara – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
This essay aims to enhance our conceptual understanding of students with intersectional identities, specifically gay Latino men in college. We first explain how ethnic, gender, and sexual identities can act as compounding influences. Second, we review two distinct but complementary developmental theories. "Conocimiento" captures the…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Homosexuality, Ethnicity
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Puente, Mayra – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2022
The ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated educational inequities for students from institutionally marginalized communities. This article specifically examines the college (in)opportunities and conscious choices of rural Latinx students from California's San Joaquin Valley as they pursued higher education during the pandemic. This…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, College Choice, Hispanic American Students
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Acevedo, Nancy – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2020
Guided by the frameworks of college-conocimiento and the cooling out function, this study examined the college choice process of Latina/o/x students who attended an under-resourced urban high school. Data for this study consisted of interviews with ten institutional agents, two oral history interviews with 34 Latina/o/x students, and observation…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Postsecondary Education, Academic Aspiration, Expectation
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Caraves, Jack – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2020
In this piece, the author reflects on his Trans Chicanx identity and how his embodiment shapes his teaching and pedagogy. The author begins with a spoken word piece that captures his journey to his own trans-"conocimiento." Then the author looks to the foundational work of Chicana/Latina Feminist pedagogies and transpedagogies to…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Teaching Methods, Feminism, Females
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Mayorga, Edwin; Rosales, Alondra – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2019
Still one of the fasting growing minoritized groups in the U.S., Latinxs [we are using the term Latinx rather than Latino/a or Hispanic, unless a term is used by cited resources. See Scharrón-de Río and Aja (The case For "Latinx"--And why this term matters for intersectionality--everyday feminism [magazine], 2016)], historically, have…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, High School Students, Undergraduate Students, Social Problems
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