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Aamlid, Cindy; Brownfield, Kristi – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2019
In the present qualitative case study, we used the participatory action research method of photovoice in order to explore the lived experiences of college students in wheelchairs at a mid-sized, Midwestern university campus. Five undergraduate students with mobility impairments participated in the present study. Participants were asked to…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Undergraduate Students, Students with Disabilities, Physical Disabilities
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Anderson, Donald B.; Jones, Suzanne H.; Longhurst, Max L. – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2019
This present phenomenological case study explored collective class actuation as experienced by a seminary teacher in a Western State. Collective class actuation results when teachers or students perceive their class group as being in an optimal performing state of dynamic equilibrium. The participant of this present study sought dynamic…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Case Studies, Teaching Methods, Student Needs
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Ahn, Ho-Young – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2019
In the present phenomenological study, I explored how some college women make sense of images of the body manipulated by Photoshop and how they perceive the Photoshop disclaimer labels currently mandated in several European countries. In-depth interviews with 16 female college students revealed four themes regarding the meanings of Photoshopped…
Descriptors: College Students, Young Adults, Females, Advertising
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Frazier, Raelynn; Bendixen, Lisa D.; Hoskins, Wendy J. – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2019
The decision to choose teaching as a career is a commitment fewer people are making and a decision that is rife with complexity. The current state of teacher shortages and attrition both nationally and internationally impels us to investigate this situation. Within the area of career decision-making, the concept being researched most focuses on…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Career Choice, Teaching (Occupation)
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Guillaume, Rene O.; Martinez, Edna; Elue, Chinasa – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2019
Since the proliferation of social media use in mainstream society as a means of connecting and communicating with others, postsecondary institutions have adopted social media for a myriad of purposes such as connecting with students, recruiting, and teaching. Higher education administrators are also using social media as a means of evaluating…
Descriptors: Social Media, College Faculty, Administrators, Beginning Teachers
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Jenner, Brandy M. – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2019
Researchers of student veterans in higher education seek to understand how experiences during military service relate to veterans' roles as college students. Similarly, researchers of postsecondary student success assert that a more nuanced understanding of the student experience and student success requires attending to diverse populations. In…
Descriptors: Veterans, Higher Education, Academic Achievement, Military Service
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Green, Richard L.; Milacci, Fred; Richards, Janet – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2019
In the present transcendental phenomenological study, we describe the experiences of introverted undergraduate students in an active learning English classroom environment at a community college in Florida. We selected 10 participants whose Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) scores indicated clear to very clear on the introversion measure and who…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Experience, Extraversion Introversion, Active Learning
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Han, Suejung; Dean, Miranda; Okoroji, Chimereodo – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2018
In the present study, we examined the experiences of students on a predominantly White college campus in relation to their involvement in a living and learning community (LLC) designed specifically for racial/ ethnic minority (REM) students. The campus on which the present study took place was a mid-sized public university located in the…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Living Learning Centers, White Students, College Environment
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Ervin, Jeremy A. – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2018
As a professor teaching general core science courses to non-science majors, I designed a learner-centered, inquiry-based course in order to potentially positively influence science-related attitudes of my students. Through the lens of action research with mixed methodology, I analyzed student attitudes regarding science through the Test of…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Nonmajors, Academic Language
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Allaire, Franklin S. – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2018
Despite achievements in areas such as celestial navigation and both land-based and marine-based agriculture, very few Native Hawaiians pursue degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This ethnographic qualitative study explores the experiences of ten Native Hawaiian members of Hawai'i's STEM community to…
Descriptors: Hawaiians, Personal Narratives, STEM Education, Disproportionate Representation
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D'Souza, Lisa Andries – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2018
The purpose of the present research was to model a storied-identity approach (Drake, Spillane, & Hufferd-Ackles, 2001; Ibourk, 2015) to explore the career path of a mediocre teacher. Using qualitative data collected over a 10-year period, the research depicts how the teacher's identity was shaped and re-shaped by factors including teacher…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Student Relationship, Professional Identity, Teacher Evaluation
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Marrero, Floralba Arbelo; Milacci, Fred – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2018
The present study employed phenomenology in order to understand how Hispanic nontraditional students describe academic persistence. Using purposeful sampling methods, 10 Hispanic nontraditional students in their last semester of a bachelor degree program were recruited from two Hispanic Serving Institutions in the southeast United States, each…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Nontraditional Students, Undergraduate Students, Hispanic American Students
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Parson, Laura – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2018
The purpose of this institutional ethnography was to better understand the experiences of undergraduate women in math and physics in order to identify and explore the institutional practices that coordinated their daily work. Through the framework of feminist standpoint theory, I collected student and faculty interviews, observations, and textual…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Institutional Characteristics, Undergraduate Students, Females
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Sabharwal, Meghna; Varma, Roli – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2017
Scholarly studies on glass ceiling show that there are invisible barriers that prevent people of color and women to rise into management positions. These barriers often include low human capital, structural/institutional discrimination, poor assimilation, presence of an old boy network, and low social capital. These documented reasons for glass…
Descriptors: Indians, College Faculty, Racial Bias, Ethnic Stereotypes
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Jimenez-Arista, Laura E.; Koro-Ljungberg, Mirka – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2017
The purpose of the present study was to examine the social and political significance of an undocumented student and explore how active resistance to barriers can assist students like her to succeed in their academic and personal lives. More specifically, we studied the following questions: (a) How do social and political elements and barriers…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, College Students, Barriers, Resistance (Psychology)
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