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Ho, Chung-Hin Kevin; Tang, Hei-Hang Hayes – Harvard Educational Review, 2020
In this essay, Chung-Hin Kevin Ho, a history education university student in Hong Kong, narrates his search for civic identity. Composed through a process of critical and reflective dialogue with Hayes Tang, the essay describes the tension between Chung-Hin's Chinese ethnic and cultural identity and the democratic values held by Hong Kongers. As a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, College Students, Personal Narratives
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Petrone, Robert; Rink, Nicholas; Speicher, Charlie – Harvard Educational Review, 2020
In this article, Robert Petrone and Nicholas Rink propose a repositioning pedagogy framework for teacher education. They maintain that a repositioning pedagogy disrupts power dynamics by bringing secondary-aged youth into teacher education courses as compensated consultants and experts to teach future teachers about learning, classroom management,…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Power Structure, Student Participation, Secondary School Students
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Liu, Pei Pei – Harvard Educational Review, 2020
In this essay, Pei Pei Liu identifies the act of unveiling a completed portrait to solicit participant response as central to the conceptualization of portraiture. While this explicit extension of research relationships into the study "aftermath" distinguishes portraiture from many other qualitative methods, little practical guidance…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Audience Response, Interpersonal Relationship, Researchers
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Cuevas, Stephany – Harvard Educational Review, 2019
In this research article, Stephany Cuevas explores how undocumented Latina/o parents are engaged in their children's higher education goals and aspirations. Specifically, she investigates how the constraints created by the consequences of their undocumented immigration status, or their "illegality," impact this engagement. Through…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Parents, Undocumented Immigrants, Parent Student Relationship
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Carey, Roderick L. – Harvard Educational Review, 2019
In this essay, Roderick L. Carey draws from social-psychological perspectives on mattering to argue that Black boys and young men have yet to achieve comprehensive mattering in social and educational contexts. Positing that Black boys and young men find their social and school lives framed by marginal mattering, which is realized through social…
Descriptors: Males, Social Bias, Educational Environment, Racial Bias
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George Mwangi, Chrystal A. – Harvard Educational Review, 2019
This article examines how sub-Saharan African families in the United States engage with high schools and the college-going process. Using qualitative methods and the concept of home-school dissonance, Chrystal A. George Mwangi shows how African immigrant families--one of the fastest-growing yet least-studied immigrant groups--develop educational…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Foreign Countries, College Attendance, Cultural Differences
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Poon, Oiyan A.; Segoshi, Megan S.; Tang, Lilianne; Surla, Kristen L.; Nguyen, Caressa; Squire, Dian D. – Harvard Educational Review, 2019
Utilizing a critical raceclass theory of education, OiYan A. Poon and colleagues analyze interviews with Asian Americans who have publicly advocated for or against affirmative action and acknowledged how their understandings of racial capitalism informed their perspectives and actions. Limited research has considered Asian American subjectivity in…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Affirmative Action, Racial Factors, Political Issues
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Henderson, J. Bryan – Harvard Educational Review, 2019
Peer Instruction, a pedagogy utilizing handheld classroom response technology to promote student discussion, is one of the most popular research-based instructional practices in STEM education. Yet, few studies have shed theoretical light on how and why Peer Instruction is effective. In this article, J. Bryan Henderson explores the Peer…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Peer Teaching, Learning Activities, Learning Theories
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Schmalzbauer, Leah; Andrés, Alelí – Harvard Educational Review, 2019
In this research article, Leah Schmalzbauer and Alelí Andrés examine the educational mobility of low-income US citizen and DACAmented youth who are members of mixed-status families. Drawing from thirty life history interviews with Latinx students attending a top-tier liberal arts college, and based on ethnographic case studies of eight of their…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, Immigrants, Hispanic American Students, College Students
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Light, Jennifer S. – Harvard Educational Review, 2019
In this essay, Jennifer Light examines the ideal versus the reality of the "unproductive student," the young person who puts off work in favor of schooling to develop their human capital for later workforce participation. The economic status of student activities has been the source of recent controversy with college athletes and…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Learner Engagement, Student Participation, Economics
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Taylor, Rebecca M.; Kuntz, Ashley Floyd – Harvard Educational Review, 2019
In this essay, Rebecca M. Taylor and Ashley Floyd Kuntz explore the higher education aims of advancing truth, respecting speech, and fostering inclusive learning environments in the context of controversial invited speakers on college campuses. They consider the case of Charles Murray's visit to Middlebury College in 2017. They argue that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Freedom of Speech, Activism, Bias
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Potocnick, Stephanie; May, Sarah F.; Flores, Lisa Y. – Harvard Educational Review, 2019
Research on state-level immigration policies and health in the United States is limited. In this article Stephanie Potochnick, Sarah May, and Lisa Flores address the gap in research on state-level immigration policies and health in the US by examining the health implications of in-state resident tuition (IRT) policies and their effects. As one of…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, High School Students, College Students, Tuition