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Godwin, Allison; Kirn, Adam – Journal of Engineering Education, 2020
Background: Research in engineering education has highlighted the importance of identity and motivation for a number of student outcomes, including persistence. However, these constructs have often been studied separately, despite theorized and demonstrated connections between students' identity and motivation in other fields. Purpose/Hypothesis:…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Engineering Education, Self Concept, Student Motivation
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Wagner, Christopher J. – Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 2020
Many approaches to reading that are common in schools focus narrowly on the skills and strategies that comprise the technical ability to read. In contrast, attention to reading identities prompts teachers to center children's ideas about what reading is and who they are as readers. In this article, the author draws on his own experiences with…
Descriptors: Reading Attitudes, Identification (Psychology), Preschool Education, Preschool Children
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Turkeli, Anil – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2020
The aim of this study is to determine the athletic identities of elite student athletes engaging in individual and team sports in high schools. The study group consisted of 1034 elite student athletes, 302 female and 732 male. The mean age of the student athletes is 16.85 ± 1.87. Descriptive scanning model was used in the study. Personal…
Descriptors: High School Students, Athletes, Athletics, Identification (Psychology)
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Huvard, Hannah; Talbot, Robert M.; Mason, Hillary; Thompson, Amreen Nasim; Ferrara, Michael; Wee, Bryan – International Journal of STEM Education, 2020
Background: A growing part of the efforts to promote student engagement and success in undergraduate STEM are the family of Student Support and Outreach Programs (SSOPs), which task undergraduate students with providing support and mentoring to their peers and near-peers. Research has shown that these programs can provide a variety of benefits for…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, STEM Education, Mentors, Outreach Programs
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Heyd-Metzuyanim, Einat; Hess-Green, Rachel – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2020
This study follows a mathematical camp for high-school students identified as gifted, and examines it with a socio-cultural lens. Our goal is to examine the identities of students in the camp and the valued actions according to which these identities were authored, both by the students and by their instructors. Data was collected from three rounds…
Descriptors: High School Students, Academically Gifted, Mathematics Instruction, Summer Programs
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Hyater-Adams, Simone; Fracchiolla, Claudia; Finkelstein, Noah; Hinko, Kathleen – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2018
Studies on physics identity are appearing more frequently and often responding to increased awareness of the underrepresentation of students of color in physics. In our broader research, we focus our efforts on understanding how racial identity and physics identity are negotiated throughout the experiences of Black physicists. In this paper, we…
Descriptors: Physics, Professional Identity, Race, Blacks
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Bamberger, Annette – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
International student mobility (ISM), particularly degree-mobility, has been primarily portrayed as the rational pursuit of economic advantage in an increasingly competitive and stratified global hierarchy of nations, academic institutions and qualifications. This focus on what has been portrayed as the pursuit of 'cosmopolitan capital', has led…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Social Capital, Cultural Capital, Ethnicity
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Miller, Ryan A. – Journal of College Student Development, 2018
Little has been published on the intersections of disability and queer identities among college students. I propose 5 intersectional identity perspectives based on semistructured interviews with 25 students at a research university who identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer students with disabilities. Students articulated…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Disabilities, Sexual Identity, Semi Structured Interviews
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Stevens, Elizabeth Y.; Hinchman, Kathleen – Language and Literacy Spectrum, 2020
Becoming an effective literacy specialist means developing tools to support students' and teachers' reading and writing aspirations. They are thought to be self critical and respectful of their students' and colleagues' strengths, however, this is not easy. This case study examined the discourses and identities of a highly reflective white female…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Self Concept, Specialists, Teaching Methods
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Cho, Hyonsuk; Wang, X. Christine – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2020
Informed by positioning theory as well as a nexus of multimembership, the year-long case study examined how a 7-year-old Korean American bilingual child, Meeso, constructed her ethnic identity across different educational contexts. Data were collected through observations of Meeso's interactions with her monolingual and bilingual peers and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Bilingualism, Ethnicity, Korean Americans
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Woolf, Michael – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
Dominant national myths create versions of reality that we need to deconstruct if we are to take students beyond stereotype. Using the USA as an example, histories that do not align with critical national narratives become silenced or muted. Preoccupation with Black and White dichotomies is just such a narrative that has hidden the significance of…
Descriptors: Jews, Self Concept, Ethnicity, Race
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Lambez, Tal; Nagar, Maayan; Shoshani, Anat; Nakash, Ora – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2020
The sociocultural approach regards being deaf as a cultural characteristic in the identity of a deaf/hard-of-hearing (D/HH) person. The degree to which one integrates the hearing and Deaf cultures ("acculturation") is an important factor for the well-being of deaf adolescents. We examined the relationship between acculturation patterns…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Identification (Psychology), Adolescents
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Iseminger, Shalyse; Acheson-Clair, Kris; Kelly, Colleen; Morris, Pamala – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2020
Communicating across Cultures (CaC) is an undergraduate course that exists to achieve the goal of equipping students to effectively work in multicultural environments. Students' worldviews, beliefs, and values shape their experience with the course materials and potentially impact the degree to which they achieve the intended learning outcomes.The…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Educational Objectives, Educational Attainment, Undergraduate Students
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Lundin, Mona; Lantz-Andersson, Annika; Hillman, Thomas – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2020
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this study is to investigate posts that deviate from the norm by receiving many more comments than likes in a teacher thematic Facebook (FB) group. Background: Social media sites are currently becoming standard tools for professional practices. Swedish teachers use thematic FB groups as a platform for professional learning.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Social Media
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Little, Sabine – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2020
Migration, global mobility and language learning are well established as independent and interrelated fields of study. With nearly one fifth of children in British primary schools classed as speakers of English as an Additional Language (EAL), there remains much to explore in the field of heritage language research. This paper reports on a survey…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Heritage Education, Language Usage, Self Concept
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