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Kalnisky, Esther; Baratz, Lea – Intercultural Education, 2018
This study investigates the manner in which new and veteran Ethiopian immigrant students in Israel perceive their identity by investigating their attitudes towards children's books written in both Hebrew and Amharic. Two major types of identity were revealed: (1) a non-reconciled identity that seeks to minimise the visibility of one's ethnic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Literature, Bilingualism, Immigrants
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Avila, Antonieta – Theory Into Practice, 2019
If we are to engage more women and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) students to study science, it is important to understand issues of identity and engagement in science. By utilizing identity texts to stimulate the development of scientific identities, practitioners can better understand the process of how young Latinas present and…
Descriptors: Scientists, Learner Engagement, Bilingual Education, Elementary School Students
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Armstrong, Denise; Mitchell, Coral – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
This qualitative study used a critical intersectional lens to examine how two black female Canadian principals negotiated their professional identities in administrative contexts. Both principals encountered gender and race-related pressures to fit normative expectations of administrators as white males. Navigating their intersecting identities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Administration, Race, Gender
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Brue, Krystal L.; Brue, Shawn A. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2018
This article analyzes women's only leadership development training to determine how leadership roles are conceptualized and implemented, how women independently and collectively construct new leadership role identities, and how leadership identities are retained post training. Themes of nested validation, accepting the belonging narrative,…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Leadership Training, Females, Self Concept
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Auguste, Elizabeth; Packard, Becky Wai-Ling; Keep, Alexandra – NACADA Journal, 2018
Nontraditional women students, defined as older than 24 years, parents, or veterans, compose a fast-growing higher education population. Many face identity-related challenges when interacting with advisors. From 2 northeastern U.S. women's colleges, 42 nontraditional women students participated in phenomenological interviews focused on their…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Females, Student Experience, Academic Advising
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Avraamidou, Lucy – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2019
The aim of this multiple case study was to uncover a series of critical events and experiences related to the formation of the science identities of four beginning elementary female teachers, through a life-history approach and a conceptualization of teacher identity as "lived experience." Grounded within the theoretical framework of…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Science Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Professional Identity
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Roland, Ericka; Agosto, Vonzell – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2017
This article reports on a phenomenographic study of Black women undergraduates who were resident assistants in a predominantly White institution (PWI) of higher education. Critical race feminism, namely intersectionality, was used to explore how they navigated the responsibilities of their position and social identities. Findings are that…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, African American Students, Females, Resident Advisers
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Kennedy, Laura M.; Oviatt, Rae L.; De Costa, Peter I. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
Recognizing the inherent value of refugee youth's diverse and powerful linguistic and cultural capital, this case study adds to the growing body of research regarding refugee youth's intersecting identities and multiliteracies by exploring (1) how youth who have settled in the American Midwest as refugees express their emerging notions of identity…
Descriptors: Refugees, Identification (Psychology), Cultural Capital, Multiple Literacies
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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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Szelényi, Katalin; Bresonis, Kate; Mars, Matthew M. – Review of Higher Education, 2016
This article explores the science identities of 21 women STEM Ph.D. students at three research universities in the United States. Following a narrative approach, the findings depict five salient science identities, including those of a) academic, b) entrepreneurial, c) industrial, and d) policy scientist and e) scientist as community educator. Our…
Descriptors: Females, Graduate Students, STEM Education, Research Universities
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Dalpra, Abby; Vianden, Jörg – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2017
This phenomenological study explored the intersecting privileged (racial) and oppressed (gender) identities of eight White college women. Through three interviews, this study aimed to understand how the participants experience socially conflicting identities. Findings indicated that the participants felt more connected to their gender than their…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Females, White Students, Identification (Psychology)
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Morton, Terrell R.; Parsons, Eileen C. – Science Education, 2018
Much of the research in science education that explores the influence of a racial and gendered identity on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) engagement for Black women situate their identities primarily as responses to the oppression and struggles they face in STEM. In this study, we use Phenomenological Variant Ecological…
Descriptors: Science Education, STEM Education, African American Students, Females
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Groves, Emma; Rayner, Kelly; Muncer, Steven – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: For people with disabilities, identity formation is based on responses to hierarchical values determined by able populations. Some adopt a disability identity, whereas others may seek to conceal their disability. No research has focused on how women with Down's Syndrome form an identity. Design: Eight women with Down's Syndrome took…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Females, Down Syndrome, Semi Structured Interviews
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Matusitz, Jonathan; Simi, Demi – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
This paper investigates how U.S. Latina college students can attain leadership roles in college athletics. The theoretical framework used in this paper is Cultural Identity Theory (CIT). CIT posits that people carry and communicate several kinds of cultural characteristics (e.g., ethnic, national, and social class traits). While these cultural…
Descriptors: College Students, Hispanic American Students, Athletics, Leadership
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Martinez-Vogt, Emily – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2017
This theoretical paper is based on a larger study focused on understanding the experiences of Latina community college students. The purpose of this paper is to expand upon the Silence to Resilience Model, which involves four phases that Latinas encounter upon or throughout their transition to community college including: (1) Racism on campus, (2)…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Females, Two Year College Students, Resilience (Psychology)
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