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Mu, Guanglun Michael; Zhang, Huajun; Cheng, Wei; Fang, Yangyang; Li, Shuguang; Wang, Xiangxu; Dooley, Karen – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2019
Current trends in the internationalization of doctoral programs require new understandings of the formation of scholarly identity. This study explores the utility of a cosmopolitan perspective. It reports on identity projects sparked by Chinese students' participation in a doctoral workshop in Australia; it highlights the realization, retrieval,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Scholarship, Self Concept
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Fisher, Laurel J. – International Journal of Training Research, 2014
Identities extend standard models that explain student motivations to complete courses at technical college. A differential hypothesis was that profiles of identities (individuality, belonging and place) explain the self-concepts and task values that contribute to participation, considering demographic factors (age, gender, location, paid work).…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technical Institutes, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power
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Lu, Yolanda; Curwood, Jen Scott – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
A substantial body of research indicates that a teacher's identity is an essential aspect of their professional practice. As this body of research grows, researchers have increasingly sought to investigate the nature of pre-service teacher identities. This paper reports on a study that examined identities in the context of a pre-service cohort's…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Computer Mediated Communication, Self Concept
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Lloyd, D.; Boyd, W. E. – Environmental Education Research, 2014
Community engagement is increasingly important in environmental management. While such engagement has tended to comprise only one-way communication, genuine engagement often requires meaningful cross-cultural communication. This paper explores issues surrounding engagement with Australian indigenous communities, suggesting that the construction of…
Descriptors: Role, Schemata (Cognition), Indigenous Populations, Self Concept
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Stahl, Garth D.; Loeser, Cassandra – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the first-year university experience as an agent for the (re)learning and (re)making of masculine identity as it intersects with other categories of identity. Historically, male students from working-class backgrounds have often struggled with identity issues and many leave school early for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Working Class, Masculinity, Lifelong Learning
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Liu, Laura Blythe; Ye, Juyan – Teacher Development, 2019
Global experiences are a significant form of professional development for teacher education faculty preparing teachers to support twenty-first-century diverse classrooms. This case study examined the international professional development (IPD) experiences of teacher education faculty at a Chinese university as involving personal-professional,…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Global Approach, Teacher Educators, Confucianism
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Kitano, Chika; Mills, Daniel; Kohyama, Megumi – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This chapter describes an inquiry into how Japanese university students who have participated in study-abroad negotiate their identity on Social Networking Sites (SNSs) when interacting informally in English with non-Japanese interlocutors. SNSs provide a unique opportunity for English language learners to practise their skills in an informal…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Social Networks, College Students, English (Second Language)
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Ang, Chin-Siang; Lee, Kam-Fong; Dipolog-Ubanan, Genevieve F. – SAGE Open, 2019
First-year undergraduates' expectations and experience of university and student engagement variables were investigated to determine how these perceptions influence their student identity and overall course satisfaction. Data collected from 554 first-year undergraduates at a large private university were analyzed. Participants were given the…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Self Concept, Student Satisfaction, Expectation
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Clarke, Matthew; Michell, Michael; Ellis, Neville John – Teaching Education, 2017
This paper results from research examining pre-service teacher development in relation to experiences of mentoring during the Professional Experience component of their programme. The paper focuses on the interplay between pre-service teachers' personal aspirations for their own practice and identity and their perceptions of more socialized and…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Mentors, Preservice Teachers, Educational Practices
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Jackson, Denise – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
Mastery of certain generic skills and the successful formation of pre-professional identity are widely considered to influence graduate work-readiness and job attainment. Given their links with enhanced productivity, performance and innovation, skill development and graduate identity appear critical amidst ongoing global stagnation in advanced…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Self Concept, Bachelors Degrees, Foreign Countries
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Ai, Bin – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2016
In this paper, I narrate highlights of my long process of learning and teaching English as a foreign language in mainland China and Australia, presenting a picture of the practices of learning and teaching English in mainland China from the bottom up. Over the past 50 years, English learners in mainland China, as Gao Yihong has written, have…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Kirk, Melinda; Lipscombe, Kylie – Studying Teacher Education, 2019
Developing a research identity is a critical space for novice researchers in teacher education. This self-study explores the experiences of a postgraduate Master of Education student who was working as a novice research assistant with her supervisor to explain how these experiences contributed to research identity development. As novice researcher…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Research, Novices, Supervisors
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Freeman, Keri; Li, Minglin – Journal of International Students, 2019
This article draws on data collected during case studies involving six undergraduate international students. It uses the academic literacies framework to examine how international students (re)negotiate their student identities. Based on the concept that Australian university classrooms are global educational contact zones, the study reinforces…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Foreign Students, Student Experience, Self Concept
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Hatoss, Anik├│ – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2019
Some of the key challenges in teaching intercultural communication (IC) are to engage learners in activities which develop their critical intercultural awareness and to prepare them for communication in superdiverse (Vertovec, 2007) contexts. This paper discusses linguistic landscapes (LL) as an innovative method for teaching intercultural…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Cultural Awareness, Intercultural Communication, Teaching Methods
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Kong, Melinda – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2014
Many TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) programmes focus on providing professional knowledge to Asian teachers who are pursuing their degrees in English-speaking countries. However, not much attention is given to their expectations, personal lived experiences and identity construction while studying in these countries. These…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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