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McInroy, Lauren B.; Craig, Shelley L. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
Mixed methods analyses of an online survey sample (n = 4942) of sexual and/or gender minority youth (SGMY) (age 14-29) explore the relationship between participation in online fandom communities and (1) socially-mediated identity milestones and (2) self-identification, comparing fandom participating SGMY versus non-fandom participating SGMY.…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Homosexuality, Adolescents
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Feltz, Deborah L.; Schneider, Richard; Hwang, Seunghyun; Skogsberg, Nikolaus J. – Journal of College Student Development, 2013
The present investigation sought to determine the extent to which collegiate student-athletes are susceptible to stereotype threat and the factors that predict it. We proposed a structural equation model (SEM) by which a perceived coach's positive regard for an athlete's academic ability, athletic identity, and academic identity predicts the…
Descriptors: College Students, Athletes, Risk, Stereotypes
Bonafide, Anna Marie A. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Middle school students bring various identities into the classroom including their reading identities, their self concepts concerning their views of themselves as readers. Using identity and psycho-social and socio-cultural theoretical constructs as a foundation, I conducted phenomenological case studies that focused on middle school remedial…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Self Concept, Reading Difficulties, Reader Text Relationship
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Hoffman, Adria Rachel – Music Education Research, 2012
The purpose of this multiple case study was to explore the wind band classroom as a social context and examine its influence on middle-school students' identity constructions. The integration of sociologically based identity theory and social identity theory from social psychology suggested by Deaux and Martin as well as Stets and Burke proved…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Musicians, Middle School Students, Grade 6
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Knight, Michelle G.; Oesterreich, Heather A. – Intercultural Education, 2011
This article examines the inclusion of a culturally relevant curricular practice of social identity papers within teacher education in the USA that incorporates the transnational lifeworlds of teachers. Using tenets of feminist interdisciplinary frameworks, we highlight how this curricular practice allows teachers and teacher candidates in urban…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Culturally Relevant Education, Teacher Education Programs, Self Concept
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Wilson, Amy Alexandra; Boatright, Michael D. – Research in the Teaching of English, 2011
This case study describes how one eighth-grade student, Jon, asserted Native identities in texts as he attended a middle school in the western United States. Jon--a self-described Native American, Navajo, and Paiute with verified Native ancestry--sought to share what he called his Native culture with others in his school wherein he was the only…
Descriptors: American Indians, Adolescents, Grade 8, Case Studies
Schrader, Lindsay L.; Holder, K. C. – Online Submission, 2012
The purpose of this review of literature was to describe affinity spaces and identity formation for children of color in schools and recommend texts currently in use. The literature reviewed included studies utilizing qualitative and quantitative research and the Undoing Racism workshop. Topics reviewed include affinity spaces, understanding…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Literature Reviews
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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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Espino, Michelle M. – Review of Higher Education, 2012
This article focuses on how critical race theory informed the author's epistemological perspective and methodological approach as she analyzed Mexican American educational narratives and formulated her identity as a scholar. Using a storytelling technique employed in CRT, the author weaves together her position as the translator of participants'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Research, Mexican Americans
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Hawkes, Glenn W.; Hawkes, T. Elijah – Schools: Studies in Education, 2013
John Dewey was inspired by what he termed "the miracle of shared experience and shared communication." His faith in the power of individuals working in democratic association also included warnings of a darker side, the "monstrosities" that individuals can become when they live and work in isolation from others. In this…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Teaching (Occupation), Professional Isolation, Educational Change
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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
Ali, Arshad Imtiaz – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This dissertation examines the construction of the label Muslim as an emerging racial and political signifier. I explore how students who identify as Muslim understand their own racial and religious construction, as well as their own subjectivity within the American social, political and cultural landscape. This dissertation asks: (1) How do…
Descriptors: Muslims, College Students, Self Concept, Labeling (of Persons)
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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
Simonee, Saundra W. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Successful multicultural adult orphans who were not adopted pose an interesting challenge in their history, their physical, psychological, social emotional and personal identity development. One must understand their journey from orphanhood to adulthood and their current prominent status in life to build a contextualized personal story (Banks,…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Success, Coping, Adults
Sandin, Kathryn Ann – 1994
A discussion of English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) learning in Spanish-speaking migrant workers' children focuses on the relationship of language identification and achievement. The first chapter briefly tells the story of the education and ESL instruction of one migrant adolescent. Chapter 2 offers a demographic and historical overview of migrant…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cultural Influences, Demography, Elementary Secondary Education
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