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Rojas-Pernia, Susana; Haya-Salmón, Ignacio; Lastra-Cagigas, Santiago; Álvarez-Sáenz de Santa María, Lucia – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
This article presents the results of a project carried out by a group of researchers with and without intellectual disabilities on "the importance of social relationships and loneliness." We wanted to find out about the experience of loneliness in young people with and without intellectual disabilities and know whether this was an…
Descriptors: Alienation, Cultural Isolation, Developmental Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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Ellis, Elizabeth Margaret; Sims, Margaret – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2022
A key factor that has been found to be critical in shaping family language policy is parents' linguistic identities, or "parents' personal experiences with bilingualism, biculturalism or second language learning" (King, Kendall A. & Lyn Fogle. 2006. Bilingual parenting as good parenting: Parents' perspectives on family language…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Parent Attitudes, Family Environment, Language Usage
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Duff, Myron C. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
In this paper, andragogy, as presented by Malcolm Knowles, is critiqued as it represents European ideologies and ways of learning that fail to recognize the multifaceted experiences of adult Black males. With increased numbers of Black males entering post-secondary education spaces, new schools of thought need to be considered that are more…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Adult Education, Males, Blacks
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Wee, Alysia – Journal of International Students, 2019
This article explores the significance of space in international student identity formation, focusing specifically on the experiences of female Singaporean undergraduate students in the UK. By examining three spatial scales (public, institutional, and room spaces), this article employs a mixed methods approach to investigate how identity is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Students, Females
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Whettingsteel, Emma; Oliver, Rhonda; Tiwari, Reena – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
Sense of belonging is a fundamental human need that can affect long term education and health outcomes. It can also be impacted by the design of the built environment, in this case by the interior design of boarding schools. Within the emerging literature pertaining to experiences of boarding school for Aboriginal students in Australia, issues of…
Descriptors: Group Membership, Interpersonal Relationship, Indigenous Populations, Minority Group Students
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Kortegast, Carrie; Yount, Emily M. – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2016
Recent trends in globalization have increased the number of U.S. children and adolescents being raised outside the United States. Using the framework of adults in transition, the authors sought to understand the structure of Third Culture Kids' (TCKs), specifically Missionary Kids', transition to college. Findings indicate that participants must…
Descriptors: Foreign Culture, Acculturation, Student Adjustment, Identification (Psychology)
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Beck, Bernard – Multicultural Perspectives, 2011
The movie "Fair Game" (Butterworth et al., 2010) is a fact-based political thriller that calls attention to a process of turning respectable members of established institutions, who are performing their roles properly, into excluded deviants. The result of this transformation may be the creation of a new group initiating its own subculture. The…
Descriptors: Subcultures, Multicultural Education, Cultural Differences, Cultural Isolation
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Rochecouste, Judith; Oliver, Rhonda; Bennell, Debra – International Journal of Higher Education, 2014
This paper examines the cultural safety offered to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students within their university environments. In the context of this paper, cultural safety includes cultural competency, as recently subscribed by Universities Australia, and "extends beyond (to) cultural awareness and cultural…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Pacific Islanders, Cultural Awareness, Racial Bias
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Haskins, Natoya; Whitfield-Williams, Mary; Shillingford, Margaret Ann; Singh, Anneliese; Moxley, Reisha; Ofauni, Chika – Counselor Education and Supervision, 2013
This phenomenological study investigated the experiences of 8 Black students enrolled in a master's-level counseling program. Five themes central to participant experiences were identified: (a) isolation as a Black student, (b) tokenization as a Black student, (c) lack of inclusion of Black counselor perspectives within course work, (d)…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, African American Students, Graduate Students, Masters Programs
Davis, Samantha – Online Submission, 2016
The purpose of this case study was to explore the effects of art-making on the racial climate of a multicultural classroom of 11th graders. Critical Race Theory and Critical Race Methodology laid the foundation for approaching the topic of racial climate in an academic setting. An emphasis was placed on analyzing the developments of the…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Classroom Environment, Case Studies, Grade 11
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Maruyama, Hideki – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2015
This article describes how a language minority student developed through flexible online learning assistance for the entrance examination of a Japanese public high school. The simple camera function of a digital tablet helped the isolated Thai student attain success in developing academic skills and self-esteem. The case also shows the insight…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Geographic Isolation, Foreign Countries, Language Minorities
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Sato, Takahiro; Hodge, Samuel R. – Journal of International Students, 2015
The purpose of this study was to identify and analyze the views of exchange students from Asia about their academic and social experiences at an American university. The participants were eight exchange students from Japan (four men and four women). This study was descriptive-qualitative (Patton, 2002). The data sources were a demographic survey…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Asians, Student Exchange Programs, International Educational Exchange
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Foster, Charlotte – Journal of International Students, 2011
In this article, the author points out that there are many reasons why self-segregation takes place. For example: People with motorcycle interests may choose to hang out with other bikers. A group of bikers may have a common interest but can be as diverse as a doctor that is a biker or a janitor that is into biking. Formally educated people may…
Descriptors: Organizations (Groups), Social Networks, Social Psychology, Cultural Influences
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Cortesao, Luiza – Improving Schools, 2011
This article highlights how school can work as a "pressure cooker valve", contributing to a "controlled management" of processes of exclusion. Schools, sometimes without realizing it, simultaneously promote some practices that lead to greater inclusion and support, and others that effectively result in the exclusion of…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Instruction, Poverty, Minority Group Students
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Brasche, Inga; Harrington, Ingrid – Australian Journal of Education, 2012
The complexity associated with reducing inequality in Indigenous education incorporates a multitude of causal factors. Issues associated with education delivery and outcomes in remote Indigenous communities are endemic nationally, yet the communities of the Northern Territory are uniquely disadvantaged due to their geographical and cultural…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Recruitment, Cultural Isolation, American Indian Education
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