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Oliveira, Alandeom W.; Akerson, Valarie L.; Oldfield, Martha – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2012
While environmental argumentation has recently received much attention from science educators, little consideration has been given to how personal identities and social relationships can either support or constrain student argumentation. This study attends to this issue by examining environmental argumentation as a sociocultural activity (how…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Conflict Resolution, Sociocultural Patterns, Rhetoric
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Haines, David – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2013
At the intersection of the topics of migration and diversity in higher education lies the experience of people who grow up overseas, or who go overseas for education or military service, and then return as college students. This article addresses their experience, drawing from a series of exploratory interviews conducted--as part of a broader…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
Morse, Stanley J. – 1976
Four aspects of national identity are investigated that seem relevant to an understanding of the complex sociopsychological ties which bind individuals to the nation-state. The four aspects of national identity are self-identity, consciousness of national identity, perception of nation-state, and citizenship role within nation-state. Two parallel…
Descriptors: Activism, Association (Psychology), Authoritarianism, Behavior Patterns