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Blumenfeld, Warren J.; Klein, Jacqueline R. – New Directions for Student Services, 2009
The Jewish student population has received little attention on campuses and has indicated their disappointment with college administrators and faculty who do not understand their identity. Jewish undergraduates face many identity issues related to being Jewish, yet they have limited opportunities to learn about the impact of religion on their…
Descriptors: Campuses, Jews, Undergraduate Students, Student Adjustment
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Guardia, Juan R.; Evans, Nancy J. – Journal of College Student Development, 2008
Higher education scholars have examined Latino/a student experiences and ethnic identity, yet there is no research describing the ethnic identity development of Latino fraternity members at a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). The purpose of this phenomenological study was to understand how membership in a Latino fraternity at an HSI enhanced…
Descriptors: College Students, Ethnicity, Fraternities, Hispanic Americans
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Ryan, James – Journal of School Leadership, 2007
This article describes a study that explores the identities that principals assume as they engage in dialogue in diverse school contexts. In particular, it focuses on the various dimensions of one identity--that of mediator--and illustrates how this identity shapes the way in which administrators converse with others and how it affects efforts…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Principals, Literary Devices, Administrators
Sung, Ko-Yin; Tsai, Hsiao-Mei – Multilingual Matters, 2019
This book discusses multiple aspects of Chinese dual language immersion (DLI) programs, with a focus on the controversial Utah model. The first part of the book focuses on the parents, teachers, and school administrators. It looks at the perceptions of the three groups toward the Utah model, how they build a supportive DLI classroom with an…
Descriptors: Mandarin Chinese, Immersion Programs, Administrator Attitudes, Parent Attitudes
Collay, Michelle – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2006
This essay reviews the powerful influence of professional identity in shaping how school leaders perceive their work. I review factors that mold teacher professional identity, implications for educational leadership pedagogy, and supports and barriers for teacher leaders to consider in their quest to more fully enact bold, socially responsible…
Descriptors: Leadership Qualities, Teacher Leadership, Instructional Leadership, Administrator Attitudes
Office of Safe and Healthy Students, US Department of Education, 2016
It has come to the Department of Education's (ED's) attention that many transgender students (i.e., students whose gender identity is different from the sex they were assigned at birth) report feeling unsafe and experiencing verbal and physical harassment or assault in school, and that these students may perform worse academically when they are…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, School Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Privacy
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Cherubini, Lorenzo – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2011
By considering the "Ontario First Nation, Métis, and Inuit Policy Framework" (2007) from a Foucauldian perspective, this paper presents a policy discourse of knowledge, power, and identity from a multicultural education framework. Through Foucauldian theoretical perspectives, the paper creates alternate possibilities in confronting the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Canada Natives
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Panconesi, Gianni, Ed.; Guida, Maria, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Modern technology has enhanced many aspects of life, including classroom education. By offering virtual learning experiences, educational systems can become more efficient and effective at teaching the student population. The "Handbook of Research on Collaborative Teaching Practice in Virtual Learning Environments" highlights program…
Descriptors: Guides, Teacher Collaboration, Virtual Classrooms, Cooperative Learning
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Roberts, Gayle; Allan, Carol; Wells, Kristopher – Journal of Gay & Lesbian Issues in Education, 2007
Educators concerned with diversity, equity, and human rights in schools share their personal and professional narratives as impetus for developing suggestions and strategies designed to help teachers, students, and administrators deepen their understandings of gender identity educational issues in an effort to support transitioning teachers in…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Sexual Identity, Teachers, Identification (Psychology)
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Cummins, Jim; Bismilla, Vicki; Chow, Patricia; Giampapa, Frances; Cohen, Sarah; Leoni, Lisa; Sandhu, Perminder; Sastri, Padma – Educational Leadership, 2005
The authors argue that in classrooms with students from linguistically diverse backgrounds, instruction should explicitly activate prior knowledge. Teachers have the opportunity to create environments that affirm the identities of English language learners, thereby increasing the confidence with which these students engage in language and literacy…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Multilingualism, English (Second Language), Classroom Techniques
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Bista, Krishna, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Today, millions of students cross geographic, cultural, and educational borders for their higher education. Trends of international student mobility are significant to universities, educators, business leaders, and governments to increase revenue and campus diversity in the global marketplace. As such, it is vital to examine recent trends in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries, Trend Analysis
Keengwe, Jared – IGI Global, 2013
With advancements in technology continuing to influence all areas of society, students in current classrooms have a different understanding and perspective of learning than the educational system has been designed to teach. Research Perspectives and Best Practices in Educational Technology Integration highlights the emerging digital age, its…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Learner Engagement, Educational Technology, Transformative Learning
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Knight, William E.; Folkins, John W.; Hakel, Milton D.; Kennell, Richard P. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2011
Do academic administrators make decisions about resource allocation differently depending on the discipline receiving the funding? Does an administrator's academic identity influence these decisions? This study explored those questions with a sample of 1,690 academic administrators at doctoral-research universities. Participants used fictional…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research Universities, College Administration, Administrators
TESOL Press, 2013
"Standards for ESL/EFL Teachers of Adult Learners" offers performance indicators, vignettes, and evaluation tools for instructors. These clearly organized components will help instructors identify the qualities and practices to pursue in their teaching. The standards in this book address planning, instructing, and assessing as the basis…
Descriptors: Adult Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Adult Students
Brewer, Elizabeth, Ed.; Ogden, Anthony C., Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2019
This volume focuses on two questions. First, how can education abroad be embedded into undergraduate education so that students experience it as an integral component of their education and something they help shape, rather than as time away from their education and as a commodity to be consumed? Second, how can colleges and universities maximize…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Undergraduate Students, Integrated Activities, Educational Experience
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