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Dudek, Jaclyn; Heiser, Rebecca – International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education, 2017
Within higher education, a need exists for learning designs that facilitate education and support students in sharing, examining, and refining their critical identities as learners and professionals. In the past, technology-mediated identity work has focused on individual tool use or a learning setting. However, we as professional learning…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Criticism, Cooperative Learning, Case Studies
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O'Gorman, Robert T. – Religious Education, 2015
There is a movement toward "corporatization" evident in Catholic hospitals, Catholic schools, and Catholic social service agencies taking up management structures and other features and behaviors employed by corporations. Many see these practices as threatening the identity and influence of religion as the profit concerns begin to take…
Descriptors: Commercialization, Catholic Schools, Catholics, Hospitals
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Townsend, Tiffany G.; Thomas, Anita Jones; Neilands, Torsten B.; Jackson, Tiffany R. – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2010
Scholars have highlighted the detrimental influence of racially charged stereotypes and images on self-perception and well being. Others have suggested that identity components (e.g., ethnic identity and self-concept) serve a protective function. The purposes of this study were (a) to explore the relationship among stereotypic images, beauty…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Females, Well Being, Interaction
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Hershberg, Rachel M.; Johnson, Sara K. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
An intersectional approach to human development emphasizes the multiple social categories individuals occupy, some of which confer privilege (e.g., being White) and some of which confer marginalization (e.g., being poor). This approach is needed especially in critical consciousness scholarship, and particularly in regard to understanding whether…
Descriptors: Whites, Low Income, Working Class, Trade and Industrial Education
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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
Miller, Amy L. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this dissertation is to explore the identity development of mixed race Asian students, also known as Hapas, and the influence of college environments of their perceptions of self. More specifically, this study will use Narrative Inquiry to gain insight into the lives and experiences of 20 Hapa students at the University of…
Descriptors: Multiracial Persons, Asian Americans, College Environment, Self Concept
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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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Aghekyan, Rosa – Science Education International, 2019
This article describes the development and validation of an instrument called science identities, expectations of success in science, values of science, and environmental attitudes (SIEVEA). The instrument is a convenient online survey that can be used to measure students' SIEVEA. First, 1764 high school students from 11 school districts in New…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Factor Analysis, Self Concept, School Districts
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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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Coatsworth, J. Douglas; Palen, Lori-Ann; Sharp, Erin Hiley; Ferrer-Wreder, Laura – Applied Developmental Science, 2006
This study examined the relations among activity participation, expressive identity, and wellness in a sample of 115 high school students. Results indicated that most adolescents identify several activities as self-defining. Within-person variation in identity scores across self-selected activities was substantially greater than between-person…
Descriptors: Wellness, High School Students, Adolescents, Self Concept
Hendershot, Karen – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Globalization has exerted pressure on educational leaders to prepare students for an increasingly complex world. Institutions of higher education in the United States are striving to transform students into global citizens, and translating these imperatives into specialized curricula. However, no common definition for "global citizen"…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Student Attitudes, Activism, Citizenship Education
DeSouza, Lisette M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this research was to assess student progress in and completion of a career-technical education (CTE) program. This study focused on the Williamson College of Trades (WC) in Media, PA and explored the relation between student strengths of school engagement and vocational identity, and contextual assets, of program quality and family…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Academic Achievement, Learner Engagement, Self Concept
Puri, Dipali – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This study examines the contribution to and impact of formal teacher training education programs on the personal and professional development of pre-service teachers' moral literacy. This study specifically investigates the development of pre-service teacher identity formation from the perspective of the candidates as a process of becoming.…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Literacy, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs
Johnson, Jennifer Michelle – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of the academic and social experiences of African American, first generation college students attending a selective university. Following interpretive case study methodology, the major research questions guiding this study were: How do African American, first generation college students…
Descriptors: African American Students, First Generation College Students, Females, Higher Education
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