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Cook-Sather, Alison – International Journal for Academic Development, 2016
Addressing both the increasingly complex process of becoming an educator at the tertiary level and the growing recognition of the importance of student engagement, student-faculty partnerships have emerged as one way of fundamentally rethinking academic development. Participant reflections suggest that the over-time, partnership approach to…
Descriptors: Self Concept, College Faculty, Teacher Student Relationship, Undergraduate Students
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Campbell, Kimeka; Prins, Esther – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
Nearly one quarter of international graduate students in the USA and Canada are accompanied by their spouse, typically highly educated, professional women. Because they are not students, accompanying spouses' distinctive needs and experiences are often invisible. This article focuses on an overlooked population of adult learners: accompanying…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Foreign Students, Spouses, Social Integration
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Henry, Sue Ellen; Verica, Joseph M. – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2015
How can art function as a medium through which to re(view) the self and others? This article explores this central question through an interdisciplinary classroom experiment that brought theories of identity development in a multiculturalism classroom together with principles of portraiture present in an introductory drawing class. Interview…
Descriptors: Art, Interdisciplinary Approach, Portraiture, Freehand Drawing
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Hornberger, Nancy H.; De Korne, Haley; Weinberg, Miranda – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
The experiences of a community of people learning and teaching Lenape in Pennsylvania provide insights into the complexities of current ways of talking and acting about language reclamation. We illustrate how Native and non-Native participants in a university-based Indigenous language class constructed language, identity, and place in nuanced ways…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Second Language Learning, Self Concept, Language Maintenance
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Perry, Merry G. – Composition Forum, 2006
Merry Perry teaches English courses (both writing and literature) where the majority of the students are white, middle class, and conservative. Perry begins the article by saying that in such an academic environment, her most challenging task is not teaching grammar, punctuation, or editing skills, but challenging these students to think about and…
Descriptors: Feminism, Cultural Education, Writing (Composition), College Students