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Sensoy, Özlem; DiAngelo, Robin – Harvard Educational Review, 2017
Despite stated commitments to diversity, predominantly White academic institutions still have not increased racial diversity among their faculty. In this article Robin DiAngelo and Özlem Sensoy focus on one entry point for doing so--the faculty hiring process. They analyze a typical faculty hiring scenario and identify the most common practices…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Selection, Diversity (Faculty), Whites
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Backer, David I. – Harvard Educational Review, 2017
In this article, David I. Backer introduces the politics of recitation as a third realm for research on recitation pedagogy, in addition to process and product. Recitation is the pattern of classroom talk where a teacher asks a question, a student responds to the question, and the teacher evaluates the response. Research on classroom talk shows…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Critical Theory, Ideology, Educational Philosophy
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Cummins, Jim – Harvard Educational Review, 2017
The emergence in recent years of heteroglossic conceptions of bi/multilingualism and the related construct of translanguaging has raised questions about how these notions relate to more traditional conceptions of additive bilingualism, biliteracy, and the overall academic achievement of minoritized students. In this article, Jim Cummins provides a…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Teaching Methods, Bilingualism, Multiple Literacies
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Walker, A. Adrienne – Harvard Educational Review, 2017
In this article, A. Adrienne Walker introduces the concept of person fit to education stakeholders as a source of evidence to inform the trustworthiness of a test score for interpretation and use (validity). Person fit analyses are used in educational measurement research to explore the degree to which a person's test score can be interpreted as a…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Stakeholders, Goodness of Fit, Academic Achievement
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Waitoller, Federico R.; Thorius, Kathleen A. King – Harvard Educational Review, 2016
In this article, Federico R. Waitoller and Kathleen A. King Thorius extend recent discussions on culturally sustaining pedagogy (CSP) in order to explicitly account for student dis/ability. The authors engage in this work as part of an inclusive education agenda. Toward this aim, they discuss how CSP and universal design for learning will benefit…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Disabilities, Talent, Inclusion
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Thomas, Gary – Harvard Educational Review, 2016
The past few years have seen a resurgence of faith in experimentation in education inquiry, and particularly in randomized controlled trials (RCTs). Proponents of such research have succeeded in bringing into common parlance the term "gold standard," which suggests that research emerging from any other design frame fails to achieve the…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Research Methodology, Educational Research, Best Practices
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Thomas, Ebony Elizabeth; Stornaiuolo, Amy – Harvard Educational Review, 2016
In this essay, Ebony Elizabeth Thomas and Amy Stornaiuolo explore new trends in reader response for a digital age, particularly the phenomenon of bending texts using social media. They argue that bending is one form of "restorying," a process by which people reshape narratives to represent a diversity of perspectives and experiences that…
Descriptors: Social Media, Personal Narratives, Story Telling, Critical Theory
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Weiner, Jennie Miles; Burton, Laura J. – Harvard Educational Review, 2016
In this study of nine participants in a turnaround principal preparation program, Jennie Miles Weiner and Laura J. Burton explore how gender role identity shaped participants' views of effective principal leadership and their place within it. The authors find that although female and male participants initially framed effective leadership…
Descriptors: Principals, Gender Issues, Sex Role, Identification (Psychology)
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Jones, Stephanie; Hughes, Hilary E. – Harvard Educational Review, 2016
In this article, Stephanie Jones and Hilary E. Hughes suggest that particular discursive lessons are readily available in justice-oriented teacher education which might influence a pedagogy that crowds out responsiveness, the experience of the student, and the role of gender and feminism in teacher education. They contend that changing the place…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Feminism, Fear, Educational Change
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Vossoughi, Shirin; Hooper, Paula K.; Escudé, Meg – Harvard Educational Review, 2016
In this essay, Shirin Vossoughi, Paula Hooper, and Meg Escudé advance a critique of branded, culturally normative definitions of making and caution against their uncritical adoption into the educational sphere. The authors argue that the ways making and equity are conceptualized can either restrict or expand the possibility that the growing maker…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Equal Education, Educational Practices, Working Class
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Dumas, Michael J.; Nelson, Joseph Derrick – Harvard Educational Review, 2016
Drawing on critical childhood studies, Michael J. Dumas and Joseph Derrick Nelson argue that Black boyhood is socially unimagined and unimaginable, largely due to the devalued position and limited consideration of Black girls and boys within the broader social conception of childhood. In addition, the "crisis" focus of the public…
Descriptors: African Americans, Adolescents, Males, Educational Research
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Jabbar, Huriya – Harvard Educational Review, 2016
In this article Huriya Jabbar examines how the regulatory environment in post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans has influenced choice, incentives, and competition among schools. While previous research has highlighted the mechanisms of competition and individual choice--the "invisible hand"--and the creation of markets in education, Jabbar…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Incentives, Competition, School Choice
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Carlock, Russell H., Jr. – Harvard Educational Review, 2016
Adult English as a second language (ESL) educators have struggled to move beyond skills-based instruction to implement more student-centered, contextualized pedagogy that prepares students to become active citizens and to solve real-world problems, even as the growing number of immigrants make adult education increasingly important for determining…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Action, Activism, Immigrants
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Yiu, Lisa – Harvard Educational Review, 2016
In this article, Lisa Yiu examines how migrant students attending public schools in Shanghai perceive teachers as uncaring and how the majority of teachers claim they are disempowered from caring. She contends that recent Shanghai reforms, which aim to "care" for migrant youth through inclusion into public schools, may be having the…
Descriptors: Migrants, Rural Areas, Foreign Countries, Public Schools
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Warren, Mark R.; Park, Soojin Oh; Tieken, Mara Casey – Harvard Educational Review, 2016
In this article, Mark R. Warren, Soojin Oh Park, and Mara Casey Tieken explore the training and development of community-engaged scholars in doctoral programs in education. Community-engaged scholars working in the field of education collaborate with families, teachers, and communities to support their efforts to address educational inequities,…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Doctoral Programs, Social Justice, School Community Programs
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