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Borschel, Elisabeth; Zimmermann, Julia; Crocetti, Elisabetta; Meeus, Wim; Noack, Peter; Neyer, Franz J. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Residential mobility--the change of residence within a country--is a pervasive phenomenon in 21st century societies, with the peak clearly being in young adulthood. Placing the self in geographical space has now become a major challenge for young adults, making region a key identity domain. Little is known, however, about the correlates of…
Descriptors: Mobility, Place of Residence, Self Concept, Longitudinal Studies
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Walker, Ute – Distance Education, 2017
This article examines the discursive construction of social presence and identity in a bilingual collaboration between tertiary distance learners of German in New Zealand and Academic English students in Germany. Drawing on positioning theory, this small-scale study investigated the collaborative practices of a group of students, whose synchronous…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Self Concept, Computer Mediated Communication, Cooperative Learning
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Bilecen, Basak – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
Drawing on the literature on international student experiences and identities, this study discusses theories of identity from a social constructionist perspective. "Identification" is the preferred term to describe a dynamic process through which students negotiate the meaning of their identities in different societies and communities.…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Student Mobility, Foreign Students, Graduate Students
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Bomert, Christiane; Leinfellner, Stefanie – European Educational Research Journal, 2017
The article deals with structural, cultural and habitual concepts, principles and ideals of parenthood in the German academic working context. It focuses on social processes of transformation and reconfiguration of reproduction and profession, which means within work and family spheres and especially within academia in times of neoliberalism,…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Global Approach, Self Concept, Parent Child Relationship
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Masterson, Mary – Journal of Experiential Education, 2018
Background: Although culture is deeply embedded in language, cultural proficiency is not always gained during language learning. Experiential pedagogies that emphasize reflection may be appropriate for such learning. Purpose: This research explored pupils' self-awareness as they engaged in the co-construction of personal life stories in one…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Case Studies
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Clark, Daniel – American Educational History Journal, 2010
Historians of American education readily acknowledge that in the mid-19th century the German university and academic ideal rose in prominence among American academicians, who then worked diligently to replicate the German university model in the United States. During this same time, however, many more Americans were exposed to a different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Mass Media Role, Success
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Leutwyler, Bruno, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Almeida, Patrícia Albergaria, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2012
This volume contains papers submitted to the 10th Annual Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, held in Kyustendil, Bulgaria, 12-15 June 2012. The overall goal of the 10th BCES conference is to facilitate discussion of different perspectives on international education providing a forum for scientific debate and constructive…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Conference Papers, International Education
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Ermenc, Klara Skubic, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Chigisheva, Oksana, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2014
This volume contains papers submitted to the 12th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES), held in Sofia and Nessebar, Bulgaria, in June 2014, and papers submitted to the 2nd International Partner Conference, organized by the International Research Centre 'Scientific Cooperation,' Rostov-on-Don,…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Global Approach, Competence, Comparative Education