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Kendall, Meagan R.; Denton, Maya; Choe, Nathan Hyungsok; Procter, Luis M.; Borrego, Maura – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2019
Contribution: This paper explores the factors contributing to the development of engineering identity in Latinx students at two institutions. A better understanding of these factors will support the development of more inclusive engineering education environments and experiences. Background: Persistence of Latinx engineering students is of…
Descriptors: Student Development, Self Concept, Hispanic American Students, Influences
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Compton-Lilly, Catherine; Papoi, Kristin; Venegas, Patricia; Hamman, Laura; Schwabenbauer, Briana – Journal of Literacy Research, 2017
We cast our lens on intersectional networks of identity negotiated by young children in immigrant families. Although some scholars discuss identity construction, we reference identity negotiation to capture the active, strategic, and agential work that we witnessed in our study. We begin by synthesizing relevant research on children's identity…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Young Children, Identification (Psychology), Case Studies
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Collins, Kristina Henry – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2018
What is Black student's science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) identity? The author addresses this question through a synthesis of the literature that includes studies that explore Black student identity. Background information regarding STEM achievement and persistence followed by empirical studies that explore STEM attitudes…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Talent Development, Identification (Psychology), African American Students
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Caraballo, Limarys – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
Discourses of achievement often overlook the interdependence of classroom contexts, students' identities, and academic performance. This narrative analysis explores how high-achieving students of color construct identities-in-practice in a diverse urban middle school. By documenting explicit moments in which students construct…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Academic Achievement, Classroom Environment, High Achievement
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Mingfang, Zhu; Qi, Wang – Higher Education Studies, 2018
From "God's favored person" to "ordinary worker", college students become indifferent to life and addicted to web gaming because they face a rapid devaluation of college student identity in China. At the same time, MOOC and other online learning resources are bringing students better personal learning environment and requiring…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Self Concept, Online Courses
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Craig, Shelley L.; Iacono, Gio; Paceley, Megan S.; Dentato, Michael P.; Boyle, Kerrie E. H. – Journal of Social Work Education, 2017
Discrimination toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) social work students can negatively affect academic performance and personal and professional identity development. Intersectionality is a conceptual approach that states that social identities interact to form different meanings and experiences from those that could be…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Gender Differences, Social Work, Counselor Training
Laskasky, Katie A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This mixed methods study explores secondary students' math identities. The primary purpose of this dissertation is to examine the relationships among students' math identities, their perceived problem solving practices, and their perceived self-regulated learning strategies. This study holds implications for teachers, school administrators,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Self Concept
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Leath, Seanna; Mathews, Channing; Harrison, Asya; Chavous, Tabbye – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
This study examined the associations among racial identity beliefs (centrality and public regard), racial discrimination, and academic engagement outcomes among 1,659 African American adolescents across two demographically distinct school districts, one predominantly Black, working class (n = 1,100) and one predominantly White, middle class (n =…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Racial Discrimination, School Districts, Gender Differences
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Al Diyar, Mosaad Abu; Salem, Ashraf Atta M. S. – International Education Studies, 2015
The current study aimed at investigating the Ego-identity components and the disparity of these components in relation to the psychological security of adolescents in Egypt. The sample of the study consisted of (400) male and female adolescents. The researchers used two main instruments; the psychological security scale and the Ego-identity scale.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Psychological Patterns, Self Concept, Foreign Countries
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Castellanos, Melisa; Saldarriaga, Lina; Lopez, Luz Stella; Bukowski, William M. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
Evidence of cultural comparisons of gender-identity-measurement scales is scarce. The present study aims to assess the scalar invariance of two dimensions of a widely used gender identity scale (Egan and Perry's Multidimensional Gender Identity Inventory) across two cultural contexts. Fourth, sixth, and fifth graders from Barranquilla (Colombia)…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Gender Differences, Peer Relationship, Self Concept
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Reio, Thomas G., Jr.; Portes, Pedro R.; Nixon, Casey B. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
This study examines relationships between identity status and process measure scores that advance our understanding of methodological characteristics in the context of gender and age. A sample of 391 adolescents and adults (215 males, 176 females) completed the Identity Style Inventory (ISI; Berzonsky, 1992) and Ego Identity Process Questionnaire…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Self Concept Measures, Identification (Psychology), Age Differences
Hullender, Tamara L. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This phenomenological inquiry explored the relationship between prior military service and identity development in women veteran students. Interpretive phenomenology and intersectionality served as theoretical lenses for understanding the lived experiences of participants transitioning from the military, in which they were service women, to campus…
Descriptors: Females, Veterans, Self Concept, Gender Differences
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Orozco, Roberto C.; Perez-Felkner, Lara – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
This essay aims to enhance our conceptual understanding of students with intersectional identities, specifically gay Latino men in college. We first explain how ethnic, gender, and sexual identities can act as compounding influences. Second, we review two distinct but complementary developmental theories. "Conocimiento" captures the…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Homosexuality, Ethnicity
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Romero, Yasmine – Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, 2017
The author explores how current scholarship has investigated diversified identities and identification practices using a variable-by-variable approach. This kind of approach focuses on developing in-depth understandings of particular variables of identity, such as race and gender. However, this kind of approach has also limited language studies…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Focus Groups, Writing Instruction, Self Concept
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Rodriguez, Sarah L.; Lu, Charles; Bartlett, Morgan – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2018
The purpose of this systematic literature review was to appraise and synthesize the current scholarship pertaining to engineering identity development within the higher education context and create recommendations for future scholarship within engineering education. A review of the literature concluded that research on engineering identity…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Self Concept, Disproportionate Representation, Qualitative Research
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