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Reagan, Timothy – Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, 2016
The concept "language legitimacy", which entails issues of social class, ethnicity and culture as well as those of dominance and power, is a very important one with implications for both educational policy and practice. This article begins with a brief discussion of the two major ways in which the concept of "language…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Language Dominance, Criticism, Civil Rights
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Patterson, Allie Spencer – TESOL Journal, 2020
This multiple case study explores the means through which freelance teachers establish their legitimacy in their classrooms outside of formal institutions. The data in this study were examined through the lens of Bourdieu's (1986) social theory of capital and Van Leeuwen's (2007) theory of authority. The perceived legitimacy of four core…
Descriptors: English Teachers, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Teacher Characteristics
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Lechasseur, Kimberly – Teachers College Record, 2017
Background/Context: Partnering across districts, schools, and other community organizations has become ubiquitous as a policy for promoting change. Despite growing attention to and scholarship on district-community partnerships, there is little examination of the organizational mechanisms involved in sustaining them. Purpose/Objectives: This study…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, School Community Relationship, School Districts, Qualitative Research
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Riley, Lorinda – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2019
Tribal nations have entered an era of nation building or the process by which a native nation enhances its foundational capacity for effective self-governance and self-determination. While many tribal nations have become more economically secure in recent years, legitimacy has remained elusive for some. Successful tribal nations, alongside…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Tribes, Self Determination, Governance
Grewell, Rachel Gail – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This dissertation is concerned with a move toward community engagement within academia generally, and more specifically the concepts of legitimacy and belonging in engagement practices. My work contributes to a relatively recent shift toward community engagement classifications and designations for institutions of higher education (Saltmarsh and…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, School Community Relationship, Higher Education, Power Structure
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Zapp, Mike; Jungblut, Jens; Ramirez, Francisco O. – Tertiary Education and Management, 2021
The International Association of Universities (IAU) is the only inclusive global university association, its membership barriers are low, yet few universities are members despite considerable benefits. What determines membership in this long-standing international university alliance? Reviewing recent trends toward a more networked, stratified and…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Higher Education, Universities, International Organizations
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Karlsson, Tomas; Middleton, Karen Williams – Industry and Higher Education, 2015
New ventures, being heavily subjected to liabilities of newness, are seen to engage in legitimacy strategies to overcome these liabilities. Building on an adapted theoretical framework of organizational legitimacy, self-reported weekly diaries of twelve entrepreneurs were analysed to identify strategies used by new ventures to create legitimacy.…
Descriptors: Business, Entrepreneurship, Organizational Theories, Ethics
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Sattin-Bajaj, Carolyn; Jennings, Jennifer L. – Educational Policy, 2020
Drawing on interviews with 88 middle school counselors tasked with implementing New York City's high school choice policy, we show that counselors largely question the policy's legitimacy and the equity of the high school assignments it produces. By highlighting issues of transparency and procedural fairness that threaten counselors' acceptance of…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Counselor Attitudes, High Schools, School Choice
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Gouveia-Pereira, Maria; Vala, Jorge; Correia, Isabel – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
Background: Teachers' legitimacy is central to school functioning. Teachers' justice, whether distributive or procedural, predicts teachers' legitimacy. Aims: What is still do be found, and constitutes the goal of this paper, is whether unjust treatment by a teacher affects the legitimacy of the teacher differently when the student knows that the…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship, Value Judgment
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Crowson, Robert L.; Deal, Terrence E. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2020
While at one time it was common to refer to public education as a relative monolith and to think about the legitimacy imperative in education, now the very term "public" in U.S. education is no longer a very descriptive term. Consequently, the public schools are today surrounded by a much-widened variety of legitimation conditions and…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Organizational Change, Educational Change, Public Education
Drake, Douglass Martin – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Power and authority exist in every relationship. The relationship between teacher and student is no exception. Legitimacy is the cornerstone of authority, yet there is a dearth of research into how teacher legitimacy affects the teacher/student relationship. In the current study, I sought to identify characteristics and behaviors teachers exhibit…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship, Power Structure
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Daradjat, Adjat – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2020
The key purpose of this study is to analyse the impact of legitimacy, public services, and democracy on the quality of education in the selected Asian economies like India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Afghanistan, China, Nepal, Bangladesh, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia. The data was collected from various sources like world bank, word economic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Democracy, Public Service
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Hoffmeyer, Mikkeline Blatt; Jensen, Jesper Juellund; Olsen, Marie Veisegaard – Designs for Learning, 2020
The aim of this article is to examine the significance of teachers' conceptions of quality when assessing digital multimodal student productions. The authors have undertaken a design-based research study to examine how to support teachers' use of explicit quality criteria for multimodal production in 5th to 8th grade Danish and History classes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evaluation Criteria, Teacher Attitudes, Secondary School Teachers
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Kiliçoglu, Gökhan; Yilmaz Kiliçoglu, Derya – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2021
This study sought to examine the role of organizational legitimacy and ethical leadership in organizational hypocrisy, as well as to better understand its potential consequences in the school environment. The causal relations of organizational legitimacy, ethical leadership, organizational hypocrisy, and perceived work-related outcomes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Engstrom, Craig L. – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2019
Data from a survey of 864 executives and managers with hiring authority suggest that business communication has external legitimacy regardless of program sponsorship and that hiring managers favor courses that comprise the business communication curriculum, such as public speaking, leadership, business management, and interpersonal communication.…
Descriptors: Employer Attitudes, Personnel Directors, Preferences, Business Communication
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