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Cheung, Kevin Yet Fong; Elander, James; Stupple, Edward James Nairn; Flay, Michael – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Research on authorial identity has focused almost exclusively on the attitudes and beliefs of students. This paper explores how academics understand authorial identity in higher education. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with professional academics and analysed using thematic analysis, identifying themes at two levels. At the semantic…
Descriptors: Authors, Teaching Methods, Semantics, Student Attitudes
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Wee, Alysia – Journal of International Students, 2019
This article explores the significance of space in international student identity formation, focusing specifically on the experiences of female Singaporean undergraduate students in the UK. By examining three spatial scales (public, institutional, and room spaces), this article employs a mixed methods approach to investigate how identity is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Students, Females
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Winstone, Naomi; Moore, Darren – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2017
Graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) have been described as being "neither fish nor fowl," occupying a role between student and teacher. Their multiple identities are commonly framed within the literature as a key challenge. This study explored the perspectives of GTAs when discussing their teaching work, through activity-oriented focus…
Descriptors: Teaching Assistants, Focus Groups, Thematic Approach, Student Teachers
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Hall, Eric E.; Walkington, Helen; Shanahan, Jenny Olin; Ackley, Elizabeth; Stewart, Kearsley A. – International Journal for Academic Development, 2018
This study examines how Undergraduate Research (UR) mentoring fits into the career profile of award-winning UR mentors and the factors that motivate engagement as UR mentors. Twenty-four award-winning UR mentors in four countries were interviewed about their mentoring practices. Six themes emerged: (1) Academic Identity and Motivations; (2)…
Descriptors: Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Career Development
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Nandi, Alita; Platt, Lucinda – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2017
This paper investigates the effect of interview mode (telephone vs. face-to-face) on responses to a 13-item module of identity questions covering distinct domains. With increasing moves towards mixed-mode implementation, especially in longitudinal surveys, establishing whether mode effects are likely to influence findings is of practical value. A…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Telephone Surveys, Interviews, Responses
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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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Izadinia, Mahsa – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
Research suggests that the development of a teacher educator identity is a central process in becoming a teacher educator. Recently, there has been an increasing interest in the concept of teacher identity. However, teacher educator identity seems to be still under-researched. In this article, a review of literature on teacher educator identity is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Professional Identity
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Brzeski, Angela – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2017
This article explores the relationship between the identities and engagement in literacy practices across the home and college domains through case studies of two contrasting students studying on a childcare course at a further education (FE) college in the United Kingdom. The data are drawn from classroom observations, analysis of artefacts and…
Descriptors: College Students, Case Studies, Child Care, Adult Education
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Jaspal, Rusi – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2015
UK higher education (HE) has become increasingly diverse. Despite the clear social, economic and pedagogical benefits of diversity, it can also be challenging for identity as it may bring about psychological change and compel both the "dominant majority" and "minorities" to adjust to the presence, identities and worldviews of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Self Concept, Social Psychology
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Bailey, Lucy; Cooker, Lucy – Journal of Research in International Education, 2019
This paper explores the identity of teachers in international schools who are embarking on postgraduate studies in education. Based on semi-structured interviews with 20 teachers starting an international qualification, it establishes key aspects of their identity and notes that they feel distinct from teaching professionals in their passport…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, International Schools, Teacher Education, Foreign Workers
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Shahriar, Ambreen, Ed.; Syed, Ghazal Kazim, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
The pursuit of higher education has become increasingly popular among students of many different backgrounds and cultures. As these students embark on higher learning, it is imperative for educators and universities to be culturally sensitive to their differing individualities. "Student Culture and Identity in Higher Education" is an…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Identification (Psychology), Cultural Awareness
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Papafilippou, Vanda; Bentley, Laura – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
This article, drawing upon the Paired Peers project, a longitudinal qualitative study (n = 90), examines how seven UK engineering graduates, four women and three men, construct their career identities during the transitionary period from university to work. It explores how gender and the occupational cultures that reside within the sector, and the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Professional Identity, Longitudinal Studies, Engineering Education
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Hepplewhite, Kay – Research in Drama Education, 2019
This article explores the practices of three young artist/facilitators, illustrating how they use their own age identity to develop expertise in working with older people in residential care homes. A research process of reflective dialogues reveals that they respond to the arts and drama-based workshop practices at creative ageing organisation…
Descriptors: Artists, Facilitators (Individuals), Older Adults, Residential Care
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Tupling, Claire L.; Outhwaite, Deborah – Management in Education, 2017
This article considers the challenges encountered by a recently appointed assistant programme leader in establishing an identity as a leader of an EdD programme. In discussing literature on the development of the EdD, the article recognizes an existing concern with student identity but highlights a need to consider the development of the EdD…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Doctoral Programs, Faculty Development, Leadership Effectiveness
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Kim, Terri; Ng, Wilson – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2019
This article critically interrogates East Asian academics' positional identities in UK universities, internationalisation and diversification against the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) and Critical Race Theory (CRT) framework. Contemporary UK policy promoting racial equality and diversity is often over-generalised, while the critical race…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asians, Critical Theory, Race
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