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Young, Jennifer T.; Natrajan-Tyagi, Rajeswari; Platt, Jason J. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2015
Study abroad is one aspect of global movement that connects individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals studying abroad are proffered to negotiate self-identity when they confront novelty and new contexts. This study chose to use the qualitative method of phenomenological interviews to examine how individuals experience themselves and others…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Study Abroad, Qualitative Research, Phenomenology
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Kim, Myonghee – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
The current study examined how a North Korean defector attending a college in South Korea transformed her identity while learning English. This study was grounded in the notion of second language learning as a struggle of a socially constituted being in which the language learner constantly structures and restructures his or her social identity.…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Interviews, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Shin, Changok; Riazantseva, Anastasia – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2015
Grounded in constructivist theories of reading and informed by the contemporary theories of identity, this study explored how three Korean adult speakers of English as a foreign language (EFL) constructed meaning of the novel "The Catcher in the Rye", and how their identities mediated this process. Sources of data included think aloud…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Korean, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Shin, Jeeweon – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
Drawing on the data collected through classroom observations, participants' written journals, and in-depth interviews, this study examines the hyphenated identity constructions of 1.5- ("ilcem osey") and 2nd-generation heritage language learners. The study observes that ethnic and racial exclusion in a White dominant society was more…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Disadvantaged, Diaries, Interviews
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Song, Bora; Kim, Dae Won; Lee, Ki-Hak – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2016
This study observed the effect of contextual factors on vocational identity (VI) level in each VI status, originated by Marcia ("Handbook of adolescent psychology." Wiley, New York, 1980)'s identity status. This is an attempt to integrate status approach and dimension approach of VI development by finding within-status difference of…
Descriptors: Context Effect, College Students, Multivariate Analysis, Asians
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Lim, Hyun-Woo – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2011
This study utilizes a concept mapping method to explore the underlying structure and dimensionality of Korean student teachers' autobiographical reflections on their professional identity formation. Participants consist of 90 students enrolled in bachelor's and master's degree programs in English teacher education. The study results imply core…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Concept Mapping, Student Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Choi, Sheena – Educational Perspectives, 2013
The Kwangju Democratic Uprising, variously referred to as the Kwangju democratization movement, the Kwangju people's uprising, 5.18, and 5.18 Democratic uprising, is considered a pivotal moment in Korean history. Once framed as a communist disturbance by the ruling military regime, the uprising served a central role in Korea's transition from…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Foreign Countries, Political Attitudes, Social Systems
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Myeong, Hwayeon – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
This article examines the success factors of three high achieving North Korean refugee college students in South Korea, enrolled in top-ranked universities. Drawing on in-depth one-on-one interviews, the participants discussed their personal beliefs about how they identify themselves, why and how they adapted in South Korea and made their way into…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Refugees, Academic Achievement
Manifold, Marjorie Cohee, Ed.; Willis, Steve Ed.; Zimmerman, Enid, Ed. – National Art Education Association, 2016
Globalization is blurring the lines between once clearly defined groups of people, making cultural sensitivity more important than ever. Culturally sensitive art education can cultivate the ability for students to empathize with and care about others, but until now, few guidelines have existed to help art educators bring together those from…
Descriptors: Art Education, Cultural Relevance, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education
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Min, Young-Kyung – Journal of International Students, 2012
This author, a lecturer in the Education Program at the University of Washington (Bothell), relates an experience that dated back to an invitation to give a talk at the Gwangju International Center (GIC) in Korea in the Summer of 2011. Min spoke about culturally-embedded writing practices across nations and presented some practical strategies that…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, High School Students, Writing (Composition)