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Kaplan, Avi; Garner, Joanna K. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Current prominent models of identity face challenges in bridging across divergent perspectives and apparent dichotomies such as personal or social-collective, conscious or unconscious, and epigenetic or discursive-relational, and affording pursuit of research questions that allows integrative answers. This article presents a coherent theoretical…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Identification (Psychology), Role, Individual Development
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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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Sanchez, Delida – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2013
This study explored the relationships between racial identity attitudes and ego identity statuses among 255 Black Caribbean college students in the Northeast United States. Findings indicated that racial identity attitudes were predictive of ego identity statuses. Specifically, preencounter racial identity attitudes were predictive of lower scores…
Descriptors: Blacks, Racial Identification, Ethnicity, Identification (Psychology)
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Dressler, Roswita – TESL Canada Journal, 2014
This article explores the linguistic identity of young multilingual learners through the use of a Language Portrait Silhouette. Examples from a research study of children aged 6-8 years in a German bilingual program in Canada provide teachers with an understanding that linguistic identity comprises expertise, affiliation, and inheritance. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bilingual Students, German, Bilingualism
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Frawley, Emily – English in Australia, 2018
This paper investigates the notion of English teachers as writers, focusing specifically on the identity of the writer as they move from literary, philosophical and broader cultural spheres, and how this is understood within the context of secondary English education. The implications of what this identity, of these identities, mean for how…
Descriptors: English Teachers, Cultural Influences, Writing (Composition), Secondary School Teachers
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Muhammad, Gholnecsar E. – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2012
Identity and literacy development are two critical processes shaping the life trajectories of adolescents. Identity development in particular can present unique issues for Black adolescent girls, who are positioned in ways to negotiate their identity(ies) when presented with hegemonic language and representations of what is beauty and what is…
Descriptors: Females, Adolescents, Literacy, Classrooms
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Beltrán-Carrillo, Vicente J.; Devís-Devís, José; Peiró-Velert, Carmen – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
Drawing on semi-structured interviews with older adolescents, this article examines how healthism, ideal body discourses and performative body discourses influence their (non)participation in physical activity (PA) and their identity construction concerning exercise, sport and physical education. We illustrate that body transformation through PA,…
Descriptors: Semi Structured Interviews, Late Adolescents, Health, Physical Activity Level
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Little, Sabine; Al Wahaibi, Suad – Multicultural Education Review, 2017
This paper reports a research study of Omani EFL learners' motivation to engage in social technologies through the medium of English, adopting Dörnyei's L2 Motivational Self System as the main theoretical framework, whilst exploring other emergent context-sensitive motivational driving forces. The purpose of the research study was to explore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Student Motivation
Zavala, Maria R. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Decades of research document underperformance of Latino/a youth in mathematics, yet little is known about the day-to-day mathematics socialization of Latino/a youth. This research used qualitative case studies of two Algebra 1 classrooms and seven Latino/a focal students to document and describe two major influences on Latino/a youths'…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Socialization, Mathematics Instruction, Qualitative Research
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Rao, Mrinalini A.; Berry, Ruhi; Gonsalves, Ayesha; Hastak, Yogita; Shah, Mukti; Roeser, Robert W. – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2013
This study examined adolescents' perceptions of cultural change and identity development during an age of globalization in India. Analyses of data from 1497 Indian, urban, middle-class 12-15-year-olds (46% girls) revealed that these youth were aware of changes in their daily lives due to globalization and evaluated such changes in a pragmatic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Areas, Adolescents, Identification (Psychology)
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Su, Tina F.; Costigan, Catherine L. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2009
Parents' role in children's ethnic identity development was examined among 95 immigrant Chinese families with young adolescents living in Canada. Children reported their feelings of ethnic identity and perceptions of parental family obligation expectations. Parents reported their family obligation expectations; parents and children reported on…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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Tai, JuanAnn – Research in Dance Education, 2014
The National Student Dance Competition is a significant annual event in the field of dance in Taiwan supervised by the Ministry of Education. Dance pupils who participate in this competition are under the influence of their instructors and thus tend to reproduce the same culture in their socialization process. By using the Bourdieuian concepts of…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Dance, Competition, Socialization
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Wexler, Lisa; Eglinton, Kristen; Gubrium, Aline – Youth & Society, 2014
To better understand how young Alaska Native (Inupiaq) people are creatively responding to the tensions of growing up in a world markedly different from that of their parents and grandparents, the pilot study examined youth-produced digital stories as representations of their everyday lives, values, and identities. Two hundred and seventy-one…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Story Telling, Indigenous Knowledge, Pilot Projects
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Vera, Helen; De Los Santos, Esmeralda – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2005
Identity concepts that Chicana feminists have described as central to their developmental experience are not reflected in the traditional views of identity, feminist accounts of women's identity, or ethnic identity theory. Chicana feminist Gloria Anzaldua initially postulated that in the straddling of two cultures, a hybrid or mestiza identity is…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Feminism, Self Concept, Identification (Psychology)
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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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