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Collett, Jennifer – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2019
Drawing upon sociocultural theories of learning and social constructivist theories of identity development, this article defines learning and identity as outcomes of participation in order to investigate how an emergent bilingual in elementary school, Roselyn, has opportunities to participate in school-based activities and how these structured…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Bilingualism, Hispanic American Students, Student Attitudes
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Trieu, Monica M. – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2018
Despite the growing number of Asian American Studies (AAS) programs and Asian ethnic organizations across colleges and universities since the 1970s, surprisingly little empirical research examines the role of these aspects of higher education on Asian American identity. How do the roles of AAS curriculum and Asian American student organizations…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Ethnic Studies, Student Organizations, College Students
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Moya, Jesse – Critical Questions in Education, 2017
This paper documents the ways that two learning spaces--a community-based youth organizing group and a high school social studies classroom--provided different opportunities for Latinx youth to take on critical civic identities characterized by a critical consciousness, a motivation for social justice, and feelings of civic agency. By examining…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Critical Theory, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education
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Ulanoff, Sharon H.; Fingon, Joan C.; Quiocho, Alice Maris Leilani – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
This paper examines the narratives/oral histories of three Latina teachers to help us understand how they negotiated and navigated their identity formation. We explore how they consciously constructed (Lee, 2013, p. 7) their professional identities, which are inextricably linked to their personal identities and their life stories or the "set…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Women Faculty, Professional Identity, Self Concept
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Chan, Jason – Journal of College Student Development, 2017
Studies on college students' racial identities seldom focus on geographic context, despite existing research documenting its role in how racial groups construct and express racial identities. Drawing on theories of ecological systems and racial formation, I explored experiences of race and racial identity among 10 Asian American students who…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, College Students, Asian American Students, Immigrants
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Lapayese, Yvette V. – CATESOL Journal, 2016
In this qualitative study, I examine the intersections of learner identity, power, and language through the experiences and insights of Latina/o 2nd-generation middle-class children who occupy a unique positionality between the discourses surrounding bilingual education. Through narrative inquiry, emerging bilingual middle-class students actualize…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Bilingual Students, Qualitative Research, Middle Class
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Young, Jennifer T.; Natrajan-Tyagi, Rajeswari; Platt, Jason J. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2015
Study abroad is one aspect of global movement that connects individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals studying abroad are proffered to negotiate self-identity when they confront novelty and new contexts. This study chose to use the qualitative method of phenomenological interviews to examine how individuals experience themselves and others…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Study Abroad, Qualitative Research, Phenomenology
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Hsieh, Betina – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2015
Previous work on new teacher professional identity has focused on identity as a process of negotiation between individual and contextual factors. These negotiations are often filled with a struggle between personal agency and structures that prevent the enactment of an ideal professional self. This study introduces and discusses three teacher…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Teacher Role, Beginning Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Vickers, Caroline H.; Deckert, Sharon K. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2013
This article demonstrates how one woman's identity changed as she was empowered through her participation in a sewing cooperative community of practice. A community of practice framework allows examination of participation in ongoing negotiated interactions in which people construct expert and novice identities as they work together. Identity, as…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Communities of Practice, Expertise, Immigrants
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Menard-Warwick, Julia; Masters, Katherine A.; Orque, Raymond – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2019
While recent literature advocates a translingual approach to pedagogy, the implications of such an approach for teacher identity development has been little explored. This article presents case studies of two English-dominant California teachers who learned Spanish: a Filipino-American teacher of Spanish, and an Anglo-American teacher of ESL. Both…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Professional Identity, Case Studies, English
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Shaw, Mia S.; Fields, Deborah A.; Kafai, Yasmin B. – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2019
The development of student identities--their interests in computer science, perceptions of the discipline, and sense of belonging in the field--is critical for broadening participation of underrepresented groups in computing. This paper reports on the design of portfolios in which two classes of high school students reflected on the process of…
Descriptors: Computer Science, Sense of Community, High School Students, Disproportionate Representation
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Porter, Tenelle J. – Journal of Moral Education, 2013
In the USA, civic involvement in adolescence includes political and nonpolitical activities. Given that identities can motivate behavior, how do political and moral identities relate to civic activity choices? In this study, high school students ("N" = 1578) were surveyed about their political and nonpolitical civic actions and their…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Self Concept, Political Attitudes, Citizenship Education
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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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Little, Allison Dare – Reclaiming Children and Youth, 2014
A modern form of abuse of children by parents and foster parents is to use the identity of children in their care for their own financial benefit, such as accessing their unused social security numbers to secure credit. This article reviews examples and implications of this identity theft.
Descriptors: Deception, Child Abuse, Information Security, Children
Donlin, Ayla A. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this quantitative study was to examine, from a constructivist career development perspective, the factors of well-being and vocational identity that emerged among a diverse sample of upper-division undergraduate students. This study also examined which factors of vocational identity predicted well-being and which factors of…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Career Development, Well Being, Professional Identity
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