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Glenn, Wendy; Ginsberg, Ricki; King-Watkins, Danielle – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2018
This phenomenological case study explores the persistence of high school readers labeled as struggling as they described their responses to recurring, consistent, externally originating challenges to positive reading identities growing from their experiences in a Young Adult Literature (YAL) course. Through application of Weinreich's identity…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Reading Difficulties, Case Studies, Phenomenology
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Flowers, Alonzo M., III; Banda, Rosa M. – Gifted Child Today, 2019
Given the need to increase Black males' participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), this study employed a multiple case studies approach to investigate the perceptions of identity to STEM possibilities of Black males who participated in advanced placement and math and science courses. A conceptual framework of…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, STEM Education, Advanced Placement
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Qin, Kongji – International Multilingual Research Journal, 2019
This classroom discourse study examines how curriculum becomes a resource for identity performance in one ESL classroom. Conceptualizing identity as performance, I adopt a small stories approach to analyze how one routinized vocabulary instructional activity was appropriated by classroom participants to perform identities and construct the…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Classroom Communication, Immigrants, English (Second Language)
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Aiello, Jacqueline; Nero, Shondel J. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2019
In this article, two applied linguistics researchers who conducted qualitative studies in educational contexts in Italy and Jamaica reflexively interrogate identity tensions among their ascribed, felt and evolving insider/outsider identities and positions. The juxtaposition of selected discursively analyzed research vignettes reflects similarities…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Researchers, Foreign Countries, Cultural Context
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Frankel, Katherine K. – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2017
Studies of high school literacy intervention classes have measured reading gains through standardized assessments, but few have considered the impact on students' identities. In this embedded case study, I used theories of identity and positioning to answer two research questions: How did institutional and interpersonal acts of positioning in two…
Descriptors: Intervention, High School Students, Reading Programs, Reading Instruction
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Rogers, Mary E.; Creed, Peter A.; Praskova, Anna – Journal of Career Development, 2018
We surveyed Australian adolescents and parents to test differences and congruence in perceptions of adolescent career development tasks (career planning, exploration, certainty, and world-of-work knowledge) and vocational identity. We found that, for adolescents (N = 415), career development tasks (not career exploration) explained 48% of the…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Adolescent Attitudes, Career Development, Vocational Interests
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Poole, Adam – Cogent Education, 2017
The Avatar Project was a two-week English project in which Chinese high school students in an internationalised school in Shanghai China explored the topic of cultural and individual identity. The project synthesised prospective education with the Funds of Identity approach, both of which have particular relevance within an internationalised…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Cultural Awareness, Identification (Psychology)
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Leath, Seanna; Mathews, Channing; Harrison, Asya; Chavous, Tabbye – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
This study examined the associations among racial identity beliefs (centrality and public regard), racial discrimination, and academic engagement outcomes among 1,659 African American adolescents across two demographically distinct school districts, one predominantly Black, working class (n = 1,100) and one predominantly White, middle class (n =…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Racial Discrimination, School Districts, Gender Differences
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Asher Golden, Noah; Zacher Pandya, Jessica – Language and Education, 2019
This article revisits questions on the utility of identity in literacy studies. Following a review of the range of conceptions of identity and framings of its uses, we argue that "identity-as-position" is needed as a pragmatic tool in the field of literacy studies, and grounds responsive critical literacy practices. Drawing on a…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Critical Literacy, Case Studies, Literacy Education
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Fisherman, Shraga – Religious Education, 2016
Researchers have been demonstrating interest in doubts regarding religious faith for thirty years. The current study goal was examining differences between three groups of religious male adolescents in Israel, regarding faith identity, doubts in religious faith (past and present), religious behavior, and the connection between them. Three…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, Self Concept, Multivariate Analysis
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Hernandez, Diley; Rana, Shaheen; Rao, Analia; Usselman, Marion – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2017
The present study compared the effectiveness of a self-affirmation and a role model guest lecture intervention on reducing students' perceptions of science-related social identity threat. Participants included 67 Latino high school students enrolled in a college preparation program. Students were randomly assigned either to a self-affirmation…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, Hispanic American Students, Intervention, Self Concept
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Ticozzi, Lea – Teaching Artist Journal, 2016
Arts-based teaching techniques using physicality help English Language Learners to develop self-awareness. A strong familial and social identity empowers self-expression.
Descriptors: English Language Learners, High School Students, Ethnography, Self Concept
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Curwood, Jen Scott – Teaching Education, 2014
This year-long ethnographic case study examined high school teachers' participation in technology-focused professional development. By pairing a dialogical perspective on teacher identity with a micro-level analysis of narratives, findings indicate that teachers use language and other semiotic resources to express their own identity as well as to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Ethnography, Self Concept, Technology Integration
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Wang, Jianlan; Hazari, Zahra – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2018
This study is focused on student recognition beliefs as related to a role identity development. More specifically, using the theoretical framework of physics identity and emotional scaffolding, we investigate the impact of two types of recognizing strategies, i.e., explicit (ER) and implicit recognizing (IR), on high school students' sense of…
Descriptors: Physics, Self Concept, High School Students, Student Attitudes
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Harrell-Levy, Marinda K; Kerpelman, Jennifer L; Henry, Daniel – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2016
Theories imply that transformative teaching influences positive identity development, but empirical studies of this relationship are sparse. It is clear that good teaching can positively influence youth; however, it is less clear how good teachers influence positive identity outcomes in youth, and in particular Black youth. We examined the…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Social Justice, Career Exploration, Advantaged
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