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Alcock, Andrea; Belluigi, Dina Zoe – Education as Change, 2018
Recognising the authoritative de/legitimising power of education systems, this paper contributes to studies concerned with the ways in which new entrants to higher education experience the positioning of their inherited identities as they negotiate their transition to campus life. The findings emerged during a broader psychosocial study of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, First Generation College Students, Resilience (Psychology), Student Adjustment
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Clark, Jelisa S.; Brooms, Derrick R. – Journal of Negro Education, 2018
This study relies on in-depth interviews with 23 Black men to explore their experiences in Black Male Scholars (BMS), an institutional Black Male Initiative program. We examine how participating in BMS enhanced students' self-authoring and persistence. Findings reveal that engaging in BMS helped move men from feelings of isolation and alienation…
Descriptors: Males, Individual Development, African American Students, Academic Persistence
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Schulz, Lisa L. – Journal of Instructional Psychology, 2011
This article explores students at risk of academic non-completion. Schools and school counselors need to target the factors which put students at risk of academic non-completion to reduce the number of adolescents feeling a sense of alienation from school, from educators, and from learning. The construct of student alienation is examined based on…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, School Counseling, School Counselors, Youth
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Martin, Rosemary – Research in Dance Education, 2013
This research investigates experiences of an international education in dance. Through the narratives of seven female dance practitioners from the southern Mediterranean region, who have trained in contemporary dance in Western cultural contexts, a multiplicity of encounters are illustrated. Two key findings emerged from the dancers' experiences.…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, International Education, Females
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Christens, Brian D.; Speer, Paul W.; Peterson, N. Andrew – Journal of Community Psychology, 2011
This study examined whether social class moderated the relationship between empowering and disempowering processes and psychological empowerment (PE) in a sample of individuals from five community organizing initiatives (N=490). Hierarchical regression analyses were used to test the relationship between community participation (CP) and alienation…
Descriptors: Social Class, Community Involvement, Academic Achievement, Interaction
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van Ingen, Daniel J.; Freiheit, Stacy R.; Steinfeldt, Jesse A.; Moore, Linda L.; Wimer, David J.; Knutt, Adelle D.; Scapinello, Samantha; Roberts, Amber – Journal of College Counseling, 2015
Helicopter parenting, an observed phenomenon on college campuses, may adversely affect college students. The authors examined how helicopter parenting is related to self-efficacy and peer relationships among 190 undergraduate students ages 16 to 28 years. Helicopter parenting was associated with low self-efficacy, alienation from peers, and a lack…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Parent Influence, Self Efficacy
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Burman, Erica – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2017
Discussions of the writings of theorist, psychiatrist and revolutionary, Frantz Fanon, in the fields of education and childhood typically focus on his account of a traumatic encounter with a white child, whose fear at the sight of a black man is said to create a vilified, racialised identity and installs an irreversible social and corporeal…
Descriptors: Children, Educational Theories, Alienation, Racial Discrimination
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Behari-Leak, Kasturi – Teaching in Higher Education, 2017
New academics entering higher education are especially vulnerable if teaching in a post-colonial classroom is not foregrounded as an explicit part of their professional induction. Drawing on a study of a professional development programme for induction to teaching, this paper explicates how six new academics confront specific challenges of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Beginning Teachers, Faculty Development
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Diehl, David – Educational Theory, 2017
"Disenchantment" has been a popular trope in the social sciences since Max Weber's appropriation of the term nearly a century ago. In recent years, however, scholars have come to argue that, in contrast to the standard modernization story of unabated rationalization, organizations have long been subject to countervailing forces. In this…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Social Sciences, Administrative Organization, Role of Education
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Jaffe-Walter, Reva – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2017
Capitalizing on national anxieties, right wing populist leaders promise to enforce national borders with new constellations of policies that regulate and exclude Muslim bodies. Using the theoretical tool of "technologies of concern" (Jaffe-Walter, 2016), this essay critiques how state security discourses operate through public schools.…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Muslims, Public Schools, Foreign Countries
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Blatt-Gross, Carolina – Arts Education Policy Review, 2017
As the original antidote to social alienation (and its tragic repercussions), community art through its large-scale, public, and collaborative nature has the potential to rebuild a sense of community from the inside out. This concentric notion of community art is addressed at both the individual and classroom level, exploring the origins of…
Descriptors: Art, Art Activities, Art Education, Sense of Community
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Anila, Swarupa – Journal of Museum Education, 2017
Inclusion strategies and approaches in interpretive planning processes for exhibitions are often resisted because they challenge precedents in museum practice. Maintaining traditional models may seem more comfortable for many museum professionals than to do the work of closely examining, fracturing, and transforming the practices that prioritize…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Museums, Exhibits, Planning
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Liou, Daniel D.; Marsh, Tyson E. J.; Antrop-González, René – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2017
This ethnographic case study problematizes the current high stakes accountability efforts that have led many school leaders to inadvertently maintain a school environment in which deficit perspectives and low academic expectations in the classroom persist. Drawing from an urban sanctuary school framework, this study works to center the voices of…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Ethnography, Case Studies, Low Income Students
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Rowan, Leonie – Learning, Media and Technology, 2017
This paper explores teachers' beliefs about the ways in which the use of digital games in schooling contexts impacted upon students who they believed to be in some way at risk of educational or social alienation or failure. Drawing upon the theoretical resources provided by Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, the paper explores opportunities…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, At Risk Students, Academic Achievement, Interpersonal Relationship
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Jackson, Brandon A.; Hui, Mary Margaret – Journal of Negro Education, 2017
This article seeks to examine Black male bonding at a predominantly White university. Prior research suggests that Black students seek social connections with other Black students as a means for negating the discomforts of racial alienation. However, these friendships are not always sought solely in response to difficulties integrating into White…
Descriptors: College Students, African American Students, Racial Composition, College Environment
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