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Fellus, Olga O. – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2019
The construct of identity is increasingly recognized as a dominant and determining aspect in learning mathematics. While researchers--collectively--theorize identity as situated and negotiated, they also draw attention to the unwieldy nature of the concept that makes it difficult to define and operationalize. The purpose of this paper is to…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Mathematics Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Correlation
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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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Stanley, Christopher T.; Stanley, Lauren H. K. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2017
An individual's identity related to health is critically important in terms of the adoption and maintenance of health behaviors, and guides approaches to health change across the lifespan. This article presents a review of the literature and proposes a health socialization and health identity framework, which may be used to clarify challenges in…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Health Behavior, Socialization, Self Concept
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Ireland, Danyelle T.; Freeman, Kimberley Edelin; Winston-Proctor, Cynthia E.; DeLaine, Kendra D.; McDonald Lowe, Stacey; Woodson, Kamilah M. – Review of Research in Education, 2018
In this chapter, we argue that intersectionality is a theoretical and methodological framework by which education researchers can critically examine why and how students in STEM fields who are members of intersecting marginalized groups have distinctive experiences related to their social identities, other psychological processes, and educational…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, African American Students, STEM Education
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Isbell, Daniel S. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2015
Many institutions provide an undergraduate experience that can lead to professional certification to teach music. Each institution provides a unique socialization experience in the music teaching profession. In this literature review, studies are presented that provide information on the decision to become a music teacher, the early socialization…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Socialization, Literature Reviews, Career Choice
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Traxler, Adrienne L.; Cid, Ximena C.; Blue, Jennifer; Barthelemy, Ramón – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2016
In this article, we draw on previous reports from physics, science education, and women's studies to propose a more nuanced treatment of gender in physics education research (PER). A growing body of PER examines gender differences in participation, performance, and attitudes toward physics. We have three critiques of this work: (i) it does not…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Education, Gender Issues, Womens Studies
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Bilodeau, Brent L.; Renn, Kristen A. – New Directions for Student Services, 2005
A review of LGBT identity development models reveals fluidity, complexity, and contradictions. (Contains 1 table.)
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Models, Adolescents
Kharma, Maher M. – Online Submission, 2010
Following wars and natural disasters, individuals and their families face displacement from their native land and relocate to a new location where they become refugees. As occupational beings, people find meaning in their environment and build their identity through engaging in meaningful occupations. The environment plays a role in shaping the…
Descriptors: Refugees, Jews, African Americans, Slavery
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Holcomb-McCoy, Cheryl – Professional School Counseling, 2005
The influence of ethnic identity development on adolescents' achievement, self-concept, and behaviors has been reviewed extensively in the literature. However, the role that school counselors play in enhancing middle school students' ethnic identity development has received little attention. This article reviews the definition of ethnic identity…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Adolescent Development, Early Adolescents, Middle Schools
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Callahan, Caitlin N.; LaDue, Nicole D.; Baber, Lorenzo D.; Sexton, Julie; Kraft, Katrien J. van der Hoeven; Zamani-Gallaher, Eboni M. – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2017
For decades, programs targeting the recruitment and retention of underrepresented minorities (URM) have had local success in broadening participation in the geosciences. Meanwhile, national graduation rates of URM geoscience majors fall below the national graduation rates of URM STEM majors, generally. In this literature review, we summarize…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, School Holding Power, Disproportionate Representation, Earth Science
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Rose, Jo; Norwich, Brahm – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2014
This paper presents a new theoretical model which conceptualizes inter-professional and multi-agency collaborative working, at the level of the individual within a group. This arises from a review of the literature around joint working, and is based on social psychological theories which refer to shared goals. The model assumes that collective…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Interprofessional Relationship, Models, Social Psychology
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Hammack, Phillip L. – Human Development, 2005
Through the application of life course theory to the study of sexual orientation, this paper specifies a new paradigm for research on human sexual orientation that seeks to reconcile divisions among biological, social science, and humanistic paradigms. Recognizing the historical, social, and cultural relativity of human development, this paradigm…
Descriptors: Models, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation, Social Sciences
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Cosgrove, Preston B. – Christian Higher Education, 2015
Given the volatile nature of American higher education, the need for institutions to promote a distinct purpose has become critical. For Protestant colleges and universities, the historical answer to questions of identity has traditionally been the "integration of faith and learning." Scholars have focused on this concept since its…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Religious Education, Taxonomy, Educational Theories
Boyer, Carol Anderson – ADULTSPAN Journal, 2007
Sexual orientation is an integral part of identity affecting every stage of an individual's development. This literature review examines women's cultural experiences based on sexual orientation and their effect on midlife experience. A developmental model is offered that incorporates sexual orientation as a contextual factor in this developmental…
Descriptors: Females, Sexual Orientation, Developmental Stages, Adults
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Tynjala, Paivi – Vocations and Learning, 2013
The interest in research focusing on learning taking place at work, through work and for work has considerably increased over the past two decades. The purpose of the paper is to review and structure this wide and diverse research field. A tentative holistic model--the 3-P model of workplace learning--is presented, in relation to which the…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Vocational Education, Education Work Relationship, Communities of Practice
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