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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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Radimer, Scott; Rowan-Kenyon, Heather – Journal of College Student Development, 2019
With this study we sought to contribute to the literature on issues with undergraduate college men and alcohol consumption. Undergraduate men at 5 institutions across the Northeast (N = 1,457) were surveyed to examine the relationships among masculine norms, ethnic identity, social dominance orientation, and alcohol behavior. Data were analyzed…
Descriptors: Males, Undergraduate Students, Drinking, Masculinity
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Cheng, Xiangli – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
Drawing on narrative inquiry, the present study aims to investigate the trajectory of identity formation of EFL university teachers. Two types of data are collected. One type comes from life histories of Hyland (2014), Nunan (2011) and Widdowson (2009), and the other type comes from semi-structured interviews with three excellent university…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Self Concept
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Groff, Cynthia; Pilote, Annie; Vieux-Fort, Karine – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
Taking a broad interest in the linguistic, educational, and identity issues relevant to young people, this article examines the experiences and discourses of linguistic minority youth in the French-dominant context of Québec City. Our analysis is based on qualitative interviews conducted with 10 young people who speak a language other than French…
Descriptors: Self Concept, French, Language Minorities, Sociolinguistics
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Gu, Mingyue Michelle – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2013
This study explores transformations in the cultural identities of a group of pre-service teachers from mainland China during their educational experiences in Hong Kong, and how these transformations subsequently impact their professional identity. Individual and focus group interviews were conducted with 16 cross-border pre-service teachers from a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Teacher Attitudes, Student Mobility
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Elliott, Christopher L. Wilcox – Journal of College and Character, 2012
What does it mean for college men to be authentic? How can we support their efforts to transcend their own immediate needs? And what roles do trusted others play in one's construction of identity? This article describes a preliminary new theoretical model--a Transcendence Model of Identity Construction--based on original research studying…
Descriptors: College Students, Males, Self Concept, Individual Development
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Catalano, Theresa; Fox, Jill; Vandeyar, Saloshna – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
Much research is available that details student experiences of immigration and adaptation to receiving countries and schools, but few studies analyze the metaphors used by immigrant students (IS) when talking about the immigration experience, or offer a comparative lens through which to view identity negotiation in two very different contexts. The…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Immigration, Self Concept, International Education
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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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Cappello, Marva – Issues in Teacher Education, 2019
Contemporary societies, whether in the United States or the Pacific are overwhelmingly visual in character. Yet, schools at all levels continue to privilege written text as demonstrations of learning over any other form of communication. A visual curriculum has the potential to strengthen instruction across disciplines and offers students another…
Descriptors: Reflection, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Multiple Literacies
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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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Torres, JT; Ferry, Nicole – Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 2019
The following study situates feedback in two teacher education courses to explore the following research question: How do students rely on discursive features of feedback to reflect on and write their identities as future teachers? A total of 41 participants were recruited for the study. These participants are undergraduate students enrolled in…
Descriptors: Tutors, Feedback (Response), Preservice Teachers, Professional Identity
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Garcia, Gina A. – Review of Higher Education, 2016
As institutions not founded to "serve" Latina/o students, Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) are criticized for solely being "Hispanic-enrolling," with access and graduation rates being hypothesized as indicators of an organizational identity for HSIs. Drawing from a case study with 88 participants, the purpose of this…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Institutional Characteristics, Self Concept, College Students
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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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Hen, Meirav; Kraus, Eran; Goroshit, Marina – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2016
The present research investigates the differences in attitudes toward multiculturalism and the level of ethnic identification among Arab and Jewish students in Israel. In addition, ethnic group effects on the relationship between the two variables were examined. Based on a sample of 142 college students, the findings indicated that Arab students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnicity, Self Concept, Cultural Pluralism
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