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Collins, Kristina Henry – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2018
What is Black student's science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) identity? The author addresses this question through a synthesis of the literature that includes studies that explore Black student identity. Background information regarding STEM achievement and persistence followed by empirical studies that explore STEM attitudes…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Talent Development, Identification (Psychology), African American Students
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Bazana, Sandiso; Mogotsi, Opelo P. – Transformation in Higher Education, 2017
South African government has been promulgating pieces of legislation aimed at ensuring racial integration, especially in higher education, and indirectly enforcing acculturation in historically white universities. Studies have proven that institutional cultures in historically white universities alienate and exclude black students' identities.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blacks, Minority Group Students, Student Experience
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Kim, Ann Y.; Sinatra, Gale M.; Seyranian, Viviane – Review of Educational Research, 2018
We conducted a systematic review of empirical research focused on the experiences of female students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) during middle and high school. Drawing on social identity theory, recent research was synthesized to explore how aspects of the social environment influence STEM identity development.…
Descriptors: Females, Literature Reviews, STEM Education, Middle School Students
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Robinson, Daniel B. – European Physical Education Review, 2019
In recent years, physical education (PE) pedagogues and researchers have studied, theorized about and provided practical suggestions related to diverse and intersecting identities (e.g. class, [dis]ability, gender, racialized identity, sexual orientation, etc.). Such efforts have had a profound impact upon those who have suffered the consequences…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Religion, Social Distance, Identification (Psychology)
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Gonzales-Backen, Melinda A. – Family Relations, 2013
A body of literature has increased our understanding of ethnic identity formation among ethnic minorities, but there remains a dearth of research focused on the ethnic identity formation of biethnic adolescents. Biethnic adolescents are likely to have unique experiences related to ethnicity that significantly alter the course of their ethnic…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Ethnicity, Identification (Psychology), Multiracial Persons
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Boskey, Elizabeth R. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2014
Many sexuality educators and professionals, even those involved in program development and planning, are not aware of the biological and social factors involved in gender identity development in youth. As such, this topic is often not as well addressed in whole life educational curricula as better understood topics, such as reproductive anatomy,…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Sexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Eifert, Elise K.; Adams, Rebecca; Dudley, William; Perko, Michael – American Journal of Health Education, 2015
Background: Despite the multitude of available resources, family caregivers of those with chronic disease continually underutilize support services to cope with the demands of caregiving. Several studies have linked self-identification as a caregiver to the increased likelihood of support service use. Purpose: The present study reviewed the…
Descriptors: Family Relationship, Caregivers, Literature Reviews, Chronic Illness
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Rhodes, Christy M. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2018
In recent decades, educational research has strongly supported the incorporation of culture and cultural identities into adult learning environments. However, much of the literature about culturally responsive teaching, a well-established framework in multicultural education research, has been conducted in the K-12 setting, leaving one to question…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Adult Learning, Adult Education, Teaching Methods
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Glodjo, Tyler – TESOL Journal, 2017
Through a pedagogical lens, this literature review highlights how social class, as a primary analytical construct for understanding identity in English language learner instruction, interacts with teacher class identity while creating implications for teaching and learning. In the past two decades, race, class, and gender have been the foci in…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Social Class, English Language Learners, Social Influences
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Nantwi, George; Chae, Hui Soo; Natriello, Gary – Multicultural Education Review, 2017
Despite their growing numbers and influence, there is limited research on African immigrant youth in the U.S. The purpose of this exploratory study is to examine the multiple identities that first and 1.5 generation African immigrant college students enact in their online worlds. By developing a deeper understanding of how these youths enact and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Immigrants, Youth
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Swennen, Anja; Jones, Ken; Volman, Monique – Professional Development in Education, 2010
In this article we address the question: "What sub-identities of teacher educators emerge from the research literature about teacher educators and what are the implications of the sub-identities for the professional development of teacher educators?" Like other professional identities, the identity of teacher educators is a construction of various…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Faculty Development, Teacher Educators, Identification (Psychology)
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Pryor, Jonathan T.; Garvey, Jason C.; Johnson, Shonteria – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2017
The purpose of this article is to examine themes of campus climate, LGBTQ identity construction, and visibility within LGBTQ presentations at ACPA and NASPA national conferences over the last 30 years. The authors frame their analysis utilizing prominent LGBT and queer issues scholarship in higher education research. Findings demonstrate the role…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Homosexuality, College Environment, Campuses
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Delbridge, Anne; Helman, Lori A. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2016
A substantial percentage of students in U.S. schools speak languages other than English at home, yet very few are enrolled in educational contexts that seek to develop their bilingual and biliterate skills and identities, despite the fact that research continues to show the importance of creating space for bilingual and biliterate practices in the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Literacy Education, Skill Development, Spanish Speaking
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Beauchamp, Catherine; Thomas, Lynn – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2009
While literature on teaching emphasizes the importance of identity in teacher development, understanding identity and the issues related to it can be a challenging endeavour. This article provides an overview of the issues revealed in recent discussions of teacher identity: the problem of defining the concept; the place of the self, and related…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Attitudes, Identification (Psychology), Reflection
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Neal-Jackson, Alaina – Review of Educational Research, 2018
There has been a paucity of research on the educational experiences of young Black women in U.S. K-12 education. Although both Black male and female students experience constrained opportunities to learn, the popular and academic conversation has almost unilaterally focused on the plight of Black boys and men. Drawing on critical race theory, this…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, African American Students, Gender Differences, Critical Theory
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