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Cook, Kathy; McCoy, Dorian L. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
This critical case study examined the racial identity development of 10 White RAs who participated in 12 hours of diversity and social justice training during a two-week summer program. Helm's White Racial Identity Development Model served as the study's theoretical framework. In this paper, we discuss the incongruence between the Northeast State…
Descriptors: College Students, Resident Advisers, Case Studies, Racial Identification
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Schachter, Elli P.; Rich, Yisrael – Educational Psychologist, 2011
This article presents the concept of "identity education" (IdEd) referring to the "purposeful involvement of educators with students' identity-related processes or contents." We discuss why educators may consider identity important to the realization of educational goals and choose to target aspects of students' identity in their pedagogical…
Descriptors: Educational Researchers, Immigrants, Identification, Teaching Methods
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Stricker, Andrew, Ed.; Calongne, Cynthia, Ed.; Truman, Barbara, Ed.; Arenas, Fil, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Recent technological advances have opened new platforms for learning and teaching. By utilizing virtual spaces, more educational opportunities are created for students who cannot attend a physical classroom environment. "Integrating an Awareness of Selfhood and Society into Virtual Learning" is a pivotal reference source that discusses…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Internet, Computer Science Education, Computer Games
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Jackson, Phoebe A.; Seiler, Gale – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2018
Latecomers to science are students who take non-traditional routes into postsecondary science because they are initially missing prerequisites. Latecomers have a lower rate of persistence than traditional science students. This critical discourse analysis of an online forum thread uses Gee's toolkit to explore how latecomers, who have histories of…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Nontraditional Students, Postsecondary Education, Cultural Influences
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Bhattacharyya, Gautam – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2008
This paper presents a model of the epistemic development of organic chemists from student to practitioner. Key features of this model suggest that individuals first learn the language of organic chemistry, followed by the heuristics. Deep conceptual understanding of the concepts and models of organic chemistry does not occur until individuals…
Descriptors: Organic Chemistry, Professional Personnel, Professional Development, Professional Recognition
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Brown, Lyn Mikel; Tappan, Mark B. – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2008
In this chapter we explore the phenomenon of "girls fighting like guys" by listening to adolescent girls' justification for physical fighting with other girls. We argue that physical girlfighting is a particular kind of gendered performance--a performance of identity that expresses, at least in part, an answer to the question, "Who am I?"--that…
Descriptors: Females, Early Adolescents, Sexual Identity, Masculinity
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Baechtold, Margaret; De Sawal, Danielle M. – New Directions for Student Services, 2009
The number of women veterans attending college is increasing. This suggests that campus professionals need to become aware of how issues associated with mental health, sexual assault, and gender identity may influence how women veterans make the transition into the higher education environment. This chapter addresses the special needs of women…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Personnel Services, War, Violence
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Hoskins, Marie L.; White, Jennifer – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2010
The researchers describe a study conducted to explore how child protection practitioners negotiate their way through ambiguous and contradictory evidence when working with families under a "suspicion" of neglect. In depth interviews were conducted in order to understand the processes of discernment that practitioners used to determine how to…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Interviews, Child Welfare
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Veletsianos, George – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
The ways that emerging technologies and social media are used and experienced by researchers and educators are poorly understood and inadequately researched. The goal of this study is to examine the online practices of individual scholars in order to explore and understand the activities and practices that they enact when they use social media for…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Computer Mediated Communication, College Faculty, Ethnography
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Randles, Clint – Music Education Research, 2013
The purpose of this conceptual work was to provide a theory of curricular change in music education. The author introduced a "Model of Psychological Dimensions," and suggested how it might help the profession conceptualise the nexus between the individual and society. Identity as a manifestation of cultural psychology, and the role and…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Curriculum Development, Psychological Characteristics
Rong, Xue Lan, Ed.; Endo, Russell, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
Asian American Education--Asian American Identities, Racial Issues, and Languages presents groundbreaking research that critically challenges the invisibility, stereotyping, and common misunderstandings of Asian Americans by disrupting "customary" discourse and disputing "familiar" knowledge. The chapters in this anthology…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Asian American Students, Grade 10, Mathematics Achievement
Matusovich, Holly; Streveler, Ruth; Miller, Ron; Olds, Barbara – Center for the Advancement of Engineering Education (NJ1), 2009
It is often assumed that graduating engineering students readily envision what it means to be an engineer and what type of work they will be doing as engineers in the future. How can one know if this is true? This research begins to answer these questions by aiming to understand undergraduate engineering students' perceptions of themselves as…
Descriptors: Engineering, Career Choice, Student Attitudes, Knowledge Level
Martin, Barbara – Trentham Books Ltd, 2011
This captivating book illuminates our understanding of how young children develop gender identities. A two year longitudinal research project on children's own understandings of gender casts new light on how 3 and 4 year old newcomers in early years classes learn rules for gendered behaviour from older children, in their imaginative and…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Play, Dramatic Play, Early Childhood Education
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Beckett, David; Gough, Jenny – Studies in Continuing Education, 2004
How can teaching construct professional identity? In a large Australian teaching hospital, a support program for trainee paediatricians who themselves conduct clinical (bedside) tutorials for groups of medical students invites them to focus on their professional identities as teachers, separately from their identities as clinicians, and to…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Hospitals, Medical Education, Foreign Countries
Osgood, Jayne – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
This accessible and timely book builds upon and contributes to ongoing debates surrounding professionalism in the early years workforce. In a sector where policy is rapidly changing, Jayne Osgood challenges existing assumptions concerning professional identities and questions what broader lessons might be learnt about race, ethnicity, social class…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Public Policy, Child Care, Discourse Analysis
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