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Hatano, Kazuma – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2013
In this article, the author applies Makiguchi Tsunesaburo's (1871-1944) perspectives to language policy and planning (LPP). One theoretical question in LPP theory is why individuals opt to use particular languages and varieties of languages in certain contexts. The author contends that Makiguchi's theory of value can be used to systematically…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Language Attitudes, Public Policy, Language Variation
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Inukai, Nozomi – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2013
The only available English translation of Makiguchi Tsunesaburo's most characteristic work, "Soka Kyoikugaku Taikei" ("The System of Value-Creating Pedagogy"; 1930-1934), was published as "Education for Creative Living" in 1989 with Alfred Birnbaum as the translator and Dayle M. Bethel as the editor. "Education for Creative Living", not…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Translation, Primary Sources, Japanese
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Oral, Yasemin – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2013
Theoretically informed by a Foucauldian understanding of power, this article documents how power is exercised and resisted in an English-as-a-foreign-language context. In particular, the article focuses on individual seatwork, during which students were working individually on written exercises, as one of the three basic modes of teaching/learning…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Student Behavior, Second Language Learning
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Gesser-Edelsburg, Anat – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2013
This article was written as part of a comprehensive research study whose main goal was to explore and assess the effectiveness of Israeli drama as an instrument to change young Israelis' perceptions and positions toward the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. The article will present the findings of the qualitative study of two distinct audiences:…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Cultural Context, Jews, Arabs
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Vickers, Caroline H.; Deckert, Sharon K. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2013
This article demonstrates how one woman's identity changed as she was empowered through her participation in a sewing cooperative community of practice. A community of practice framework allows examination of participation in ongoing negotiated interactions in which people construct expert and novice identities as they work together. Identity, as…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Communities of Practice, Expertise, Immigrants
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Goulah, Jason – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2013
In this article, the author examines Makiguchi Tsunesaburo's philosophy and practice of human geography ("jinsei chirigaku"), community studies ("kyodoka"), and composition instruction based on "value-creating pedagogy" ("soka kyoikugaku") for thinking through and responding to two competing trends…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Human Geography, Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy
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Gebert, Andrew – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2013
Literacy education is always a potentially problematic undertaking, one that shifts people's relationships among themselves, with bodies of transmitted knowledge and with structures of political control (Collins & Blot, 2003; Lee, 2004; Mazrui, 1990). The teaching of writing and composition in early 20th-century Japan presented a number of…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Literacy Education, Written Language, Foreign Countries
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Pietikäinen, Sari; Pitkänen-Huhta, Anne – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2013
This article explores multimodal literacy practices in a transforming multilingual context of an indigenous and endangered Sámi language classroom. Looking at literacy practices as embedded in a complex and shifting terrain of language ideologies, language norms, and individual experiences and attitudes, we examined how multilingual Sámi children…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Multilingualism, Ethnography, Discourse Analysis
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Rata, Elizabeth; Tamati, Tauwehe – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2013
An ambivalence characterising the provision of English language instruction in New Zealand's Maori schools is traced to the establishment of the schools in the recent period of biculturalism and retribalisation, and to the role of the schools in indigenous ideology. The article discusses the effects of the ambivalence on English language provision…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups, Pacific Islanders, English (Second Language)
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Torrez, J. Estrella – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2013
This article presents the narratives centered on intergenerational linguistic and cultural transmission for three farmworker families. It does so through the analysis of personal narratives provided by three families in rural Michigan, which were collected over a five-year span. The participants discuss the sociocultural significance of…
Descriptors: Agricultural Laborers, Personal Narratives, Rural Areas, Sociocultural Patterns
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Parada, Maryann – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2013
The effects of birth order have been debated in many disciplines and have been shown to be important for a number of outcomes. However, studies examining the significance of birth order in language development and practices, particularly with regard to minority languages, are few. This article reports on two sets of data collected among Spanish…
Descriptors: Birth Order, Language Minorities, Spanish, Language Proficiency
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Rivers, Damian J.; Ross, Andrew S. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2013
English as a Foreign Language (EFL) education within the context of Japan is firmly underpinned by sociohistorical constructions of racial difference and racial hierarchies that have considerable influence on contemporary student and institutional attitudes. Embracing these sociohistorical foundations, this article adopts experimental procedures…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Armstrong, Timothy Currie – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2013
The last speakers of an endangered language often include many individuals who have acquired less than full productive proficiency in the language, language users Nancy Dorian (1977) called semi-speakers. When these individuals enter formal education and seek to learn or relearn their endangered heritage language, they are often frustrated by…
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Heritage Education, Language Maintenance, Foreign Countries
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Baurain, Bradley – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2012
In the field of teacher knowledge, "beliefs" is a large term narrowly constructed. The beliefs theorized, researched, and discussed are beliefs about technique, methodology, curriculum, classroom management, professional development, and similarly. Spiritual and religious beliefs are for the most part omitted. This study argues that they should be…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Classroom Techniques, Graduate Study, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Mangual Figueroa, Ariana – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2012
This article draws from ethnographic data collected during a 23-month--language socialization study of mixed-status Mexican families living in the New Latino Diaspora. The analysis focuses on the ways in which siblings in one family talk about citizenship during a discursive event that I call the Planning for the Future Routine. The findings show…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Ethnography, Siblings, Citizenship
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