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Baratta, Alex; Smith, Paul Vincent – Educational Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate the ways in which religious students manage the dual identities of student and member of faith. If an "identity clash" occurs, how is it managed? A total of 17 students from a British university were interviewed to investigate the nature of this identity management. The results show that many…
Descriptors: College Students, Self Concept, Identification (Psychology), Role Conflict
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Jaspal, Rusi – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2015
UK higher education (HE) has become increasingly diverse. Despite the clear social, economic and pedagogical benefits of diversity, it can also be challenging for identity as it may bring about psychological change and compel both the "dominant majority" and "minorities" to adjust to the presence, identities and worldviews of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Self Concept, Social Psychology
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Boyd, Vic – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2014
For many students, impairments such as chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, epilepsy, or diabetes have the potential to vary in intensity, and thus impact, on participation in learning activities and on self-perception/identity. This article considers some of the factors that may be of influence on the ways in which students with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Disabilities, Higher Education
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White, Elizabeth; Roberts, Amanda; Rees, Mary; Read, Mary – Professional Development in Education, 2014
This paper explores the complex processes involved in the self-construction of academic identity in a UK School of Education. Building on seminal literature in this field and drawing on the research of four academics, it begins by discussing teacher educators' varying perceptions of the need to re-configure their identity to meet the expectations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Teacher Attitudes, Self Concept
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Collins, Fiona M.; Ogier, Susan – Education 3-13, 2013
"Images and Identity" (2008-2010, http://www.image-identity.eu/) was a Comenius funded project in which six European Union countries explored the cross-curricular links between Citizenship and Art Education with both primary and secondary age pupils. The aim of the project was to enhance and develop a sense of the pupils' identity as…
Descriptors: European History, Citizenship Education, Art Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Stahl, Garth – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2016
This paper intends to show the processes and identity negotiations of white working-class boys surrounding their own learner-identity within a "raising aspirations" rhetoric. The current dominant neoliberal discourse, which prioritizes a view of aspiration that is competitive, economic, and status-based, shapes the subjectivities of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, White Students, Males
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Eccleston, Laura; Williams, James; Knowles, Sue; Soulsby, Laura – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2019
Seeking young people's perspectives is integral to delivering effective mental health care. This systematic review aimed to synthesise the qualitative research exploring the life experiences of young people diagnosed with ADHD. Four electronic databases (CINAHL, MEDLINE, PsycInfo and SCOPUS) were searched in February 2017 for peer-reviewed,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Adolescent Attitudes, Experience
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Alexander, Patrick; Harris-Huemmert, Susan; McAlpine, Lynn – International Journal for Academic Development, 2014
In this paper, we explore the usefulness of three different approaches to facilitating reflexivity and a critical awareness of emerging academic identities for doctoral students. This paper stems from a longitudinal research project entitled "The Next Generation of Social Scientists", which was conducted across three research-intensive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Universities, Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs
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Richardson, Mary – European Educational Research Journal, 2016
Recently, the "Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency" (2012) have funded programmes designed to advance European citizenship and citizen competences through education. This paper reports on the findings from one project, Creative Connections, designed to encourage the "voices" of young people in exploring European…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Self Concept, Creativity
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Rees, Emma L. E. – Gender and Education, 2011
In this article, the author discusses three books whose shared concern is what constitutes an "individual". Each, in its own way, challenges the idea that "identity" is fixed or uncomplicated. The books, in trying to find the underlying cause of what makes up an individual's "identity", advocate strongly the need…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Identification (Psychology), Females
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Parkinson, Tom – Teaching in Higher Education, 2017
Since its beginnings in the late 1970s, punk culture has been associated with counter-mainstream ideology and anti-institutional antagonism. In particular, formal education has been criticised in punk for sustaining oppressive social and conceptual orders and associated behavioural norms. Drawing on literature and interviews, this paper focuses on…
Descriptors: Student Subcultures, Higher Education, College Faculty, Educational Strategies
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De Korne, Haley; Byram, Michael; Fleming, Michael – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2007
As contact between cultures continues to increase, the impact that this has on cultural identity and belonging is unclear. Cross-cultural or bicultural identification remains a relatively unexplored phenomenon. Is it possible, natural or potentially good to have an identity rooted in more than one culture? If so, how is cross-cultural identity…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Interviews, Biculturalism, Immigrants
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Howard, Chris; Davies, Peter – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2013
This paper reports on data collected during an evaluation of two higher education courses designed to attract mature entrants aged between 21 and 60 to undergraduate degree programmes. Employing an evaluation design informed by a critical realist approach, the study utilised a mix of quantitative and qualitative methods to investigate the outcomes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Mixed Methods Research
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Ogden, Jane; Avades, Talin – Journal of Community Psychology, 2011
Eight homeless people were interviewed about their experiences of health and social services. Three themes emerged: responsibility, identity, and feeling trapped. Although some felt they were responsible for their own situation and avoided help, most turned to formal channels for help, but professionals were often seen as offering unwanted labels…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homeless People, Social Services, Access to Information
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Parkes, Kelly A.; Daniel, Ryan; West, Tore; Gaunt, Helena – International Journal of Music Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to explore how highly trained performing musicians, currently working in higher education conservatoires or universities, understand, categorize, and reflect on their identification as a studio music teacher. Using an online survey involving participants (N = 173) across nine western countries, respondents identified…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Teachers, Musicians
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