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Fisherman, Shraga – Religious Education, 2016
Researchers have been demonstrating interest in doubts regarding religious faith for thirty years. The current study goal was examining differences between three groups of religious male adolescents in Israel, regarding faith identity, doubts in religious faith (past and present), religious behavior, and the connection between them. Three…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, Self Concept, Multivariate Analysis
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Boston, Colette – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Although research on racial identity in relation to educational outcomes has expanded in recent years, little is known how it interacts with other constructs that influence achievement. The present study examined the relationship among the components of racial identity (centrality, private regard, and public regard) and sense of belonging on the…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, Correlation, Racial Identification, Academic Achievement
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Hwang, Seunghyun; Feltz, Deborah L.; Kietzmann, Laura A.; Diemer, Matthew A. – Youth & Society, 2016
This study examined the relations among sport involvement and social and personal influences on high school students' educational expectations and attainment, using National Education Longitudinal Survey-88. Athletic engagement, educational expectations of significant others, peer support for academics, parental involvement in academics, and…
Descriptors: Athletics, High School Students, Longitudinal Studies, Grade 10
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Gfellner, Barbara M.; Armstrong, Helen D. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2013
This study supported associations between three theoretically driven conceptualizations of racial and ethnic identity (REI; Multigroup Ethnic Identity Measure; Multidimensional Racial Identity Measure; Bicultural Identity Measure) and with adaptive functioning among Canadian indigenous adolescents in middle school to high school. Age differences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Racial Identification, Ethnicity, Biculturalism
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Booth, Margaret Zoller; Curran, Erin M.; Frey, Christopher J.; Gerard, Jean M.; Collet, Bruce; Bartimole, Jennifer – Mid-Western Educational Researcher, 2014
The relationships between adolescent ethnic identity and attitudes toward school and school climate are investigated in a small, multiracial/multiethnic city in the Great Lakes region with ethnically diverse adolescents taught by primarily White teachers. The mixed methods investigation of 986 eighth through eleventh grade students during the…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Gender Differences, Identification (Psychology), Student Attitudes
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Hoffman, Adam J.; Kurtz-Costes, Beth; Rowley, Stephanie J.; Adams, Elizabeth A. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
For many African Americans, racial identity is an important aspect of their individual identity. We explored developmental change and stability of individual differences in the racial centrality of African American youths and their mothers as well as the relation between maternal and child racial centrality across time. African American youths (N…
Descriptors: African Americans, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Racial Identification
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Bulut, Okan; Palma, Jose; Rodriguez, Michael C.; Stanke, Luke – SAGE Open, 2015
Noncognitive characteristics are gaining importance in addressing the persistent challenges facing youth in diverse settings. Measurement invariance of two youth developmental assets, Support and Positive Identity, is evaluated across grade levels and English language learner (ELL) subgroups of Latino students in 6th through 12th grade.…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
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Bonilla-Salazar, Edna Mercedes – GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, 2019
This is an exploratory case study implemented in a public school of Ibagué Colombia, that reports findings of a qualitative research. In this study tenth graders EFL students, explored into their local contexts, salient aspects of youth identity, that emerged from interaction with music in English. The study is framed on some basic principles of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 10, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Mueller, Carlyn – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2019
Frequent discussion in the field of disability research focuses knowledge on rehabilitation for students with disabilities. However, lacking is a focus on student identity development in the face of a highly stigmatizing and stigmatized label. Semi-structured interviews with four freshman males labeled with high incidence disabilities were…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Labeling (of Persons), Males, Students with Disabilities
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Philp, Hannah – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2019
This article looks at the ways in which the semiotics of authority are established and challenged during a secondary school English lesson on "The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde". I focus on the utterances of one student and the context of the classroom in which she finds herself as a means to explore the ways in which pedagogic…
Descriptors: Semiotics, Secondary School Teachers, English Teachers, English Instruction
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Rogers-Sirin, Lauren; Gupta, Taveeshi – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2012
Asians and Latinos are the 2 fastest growing immigrant populations in the United States. In this 3-year longitudinal study, we explored trajectories of mental health symptoms (withdrawn/depressed and somatic symptoms) among 163 first- and second-generation Asian (n = 76) and Latino (n = 97) adolescents. The focus of the study was to examine how…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Adolescents, Ethnicity, Withdrawal (Psychology)
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Lopez, Anna B.; Huynh, Virginia W.; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Child Development, 2011
To examine the development of religious identity during the teenage years, adolescents (N = 477) from Latin American, Asian, and European backgrounds completed questionnaires in the 10th, 11th, and 12th grades (10th grade age: M = 15.81, SD = 0.36). Results indicated that religious identity remained stable across high school whereas religious…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Religion, Identification (Psychology), Longitudinal Studies
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Mirra, Nicole; Coffey, Jerica; Englander, Ashley – Journal of Literacy Research, 2018
This study explores how two high school English language arts (ELA) teachers leveraged disciplinary literacy practices in their classrooms to help students explore their identities as citizens and imagine a more just and equitable democratic society. Using a figured worlds framework, the study articulates a sociocritical approach to civic literacy…
Descriptors: Language Arts, English Instruction, English Teachers, Literacy Education
Villarreal Sosa, Leticia – ProQuest LLC, 2011
There has been continued concern over the continued high dropout rate among Mexican origin youth. The purpose of this study is to understand how everyday experiences in school shape the content and meaning of Mexican origin students' social identities and how those social identities influence their academic trajectories over the transition to…
Descriptors: Mexicans, Foreign Students, Racial Identification, High School Students
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Fisette, Jennifer L.; Walton, Theresa A. – Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The authors argue for creating a context within education where teachers can utilize critical pedagogical practices to explicate the hidden curriculum, explore students' sense of self and embodied identities, and engage students to empower themselves to speak up and take action about issues of embodiment and their understanding of social…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Social Change, Human Body, Hidden Curriculum
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