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Jarvie, Scott; Burke, Kevin J. – Educational Foundations, 2019
This analytic essay builds on recent work examining the ways religiosity in U.S. education is manifest in the particular discourses that come to shape popular understandings of the possible in and through schooling. The authors analyze the function of four concepts, in light of recent constructions of religions and their relative positioning as…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Catholic Schools, Epistemology, Educational Change
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Porfilio, Brad J.; Strom, Katie; Lupinacci, John – Educational Foundations, 2019
Through a case study of two doctoral programs situated in the United States, this essay highlights how doctoral programs designed to prepare leaders in K-16 institutions and other contexts can be "framed around questions of equity, ethics, and social justice to bring about solutions to complex problems of practice" (CPED, 2016; Buss,…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Doctoral Programs, Neoliberalism, Equal Education
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Jensen, Devon; Freeman, Sydney, Jr. – Educational Foundations, 2019
Higher Education as a Field of Study is multi-disciplinary in its origin. Given the relative youth of the field, as it was only founded less than 130 years ago, it does not yet have standalone theories or philosophies as the scholarship in the field frequently borrows from its epistemological, methodological, and philosophical ideas from more…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, Higher Education, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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Koshino, Kako – Educational Foundations, 2019
This study uses the lens of Critical Whiteness Studies to examine how students and faculty at a Japanese university viewed 'global education' and 'internationalization'--two concepts that have been ardently promoted and pursued in Japan. This investigation and analysis focus on the critical juncture of the modern Japanese higher education system…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, College Faculty, Global Approach
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Crawford, Tanya T.; Bohan, Chara Haeussler – Educational Foundations, 2019
Six years after "Brown v. Board of Education", Atlanta reluctantly complied with the order to desegregate its school system rather than risk having schools closed due to noncompliance. Out of 132 students, nine black high school seniors desegregated four of Atlanta's all-white high schools. The purpose of this study is to explore and…
Descriptors: African American Students, School Desegregation, High School Students, Desegregation Litigation
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Walker, Larry J.; Goings, Ramon B.; Wilkerson, Reginald D. – Educational Foundations, 2019
Nationally Black males comprise less than 2% of public school teachers. The startling figure is not sustainable in a diverse society. Increasingly researchers have focused on the experiences of Black male inservice teachers. However, there is scant research that investigates the role school administrators in urban, suburban, and rural districts…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, African American Students, Preservice Teachers, Males
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Luna, Jody M.; Dávila, Erica R.; Reynoso-Morris, Alyssa – Educational Foundations, 2018
We contend that the pedagogy of permaculture offers radical possibilities. In this article, we share our philosophical underpinnings of the pedagogy of permaculture using a case study of an international service learning project. We offer (1) a literature review creating a case for the use of permaculture with definitions for the ethics and…
Descriptors: Food, Hunger, Social Justice, Sustainability
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Kokka, Kari – Educational Foundations, 2018
Teacher activism is developing throughout the country with an expanding research base, but little research addresses teacher activism specifically in STEM fields. Using critical race feminism, intersectionality, and TribalCrit this qualitative study focuses on four STEM teacher activists, who founded a social justice STEM organization, to explore…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Teacher Role, Activism, Critical Theory
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Marshall, Samantha A. – Educational Foundations, 2018
That education is empowering is one of the U.S.'s most sacred tenets; however, for many Indigenous students, schooling has been intentionally damaging. Drawing on semi-structured interviews, in this article I highlight tribal education leaders' sensemaking about the paradoxes and promises of their work in education, as they navigate the…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Tribes, Critical Theory, Race
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Finkel, Liza – Educational Foundations, 2018
Finding ways for all students to engage meaningfully with science and learn to use scientific knowledge and skills to identify and solve personal and community-based problems requires more than making changes to the curriculum students experience in schools. This article describes a methods course, part of a one-year masters level teacher…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Science Instruction, Science Process Skills, Social Problems
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Burbules, Nicholas C. – Educational Foundations, 2018
For decades, the humanistic disciplines--particularly history and philosophy of education--have justified themselves as an essential part of professional training for educators by characterizing themselves as the "foundations of education." This justification, the author will argue, has been weakened in recent years, and as a consequence…
Descriptors: Foundations of Education, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Figurative Language
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Hartlep, Nicholas D.; Xiong, Brian V. – Educational Foundations, 2018
In this community-based participatory research article the authors bring attention to the Hmong Archives, a community asset in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The authors describe the Hmong Archives and how it has been used by K-12 teachers and college professors in a culturally sustaining manner. The authors argue that by focusing on the Hmong population,…
Descriptors: Hmong People, Archives, Social Studies, Culturally Relevant Education
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Meidl, Christopher; Vanorsdale, Christie – Educational Foundations, 2018
Research has shown that positive behavioral support (PBS) can help teachers develop approaches to support student learning. In particular CHAMPS, a form of PBS, was designed to assist educators in systematically teaching expected learning behavior. In this case study, self-reported data from 25 in-service teachers who utilized CHAMPS was analyzed.…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Teacher Attitudes
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Logan, Stephanie R.; Hilton, Adriel A.; Watson, Dwight C.; Kirkland-Holmes, Gloria – Educational Foundations, 2018
White teachers who purpose to support the cultural integrity of African American students must possess essential knowledge, skills, and dispositional understandings relative to Black history and culture. This qualitative study examined the content and conceptual knowledge of 41 individuals relative to African American history and culture through…
Descriptors: African American History, African American Culture, Whites, African American Students
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Young, Victoria M. – Educational Foundations, 2018
Drawing from the existing body of data and research on the community education concept, effective schools, and standards-based reforms, this essay examines educational achievement in the United States corresponding to and resulting from reform movements and political actions. The 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) is reviewed in…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
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