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Chiang, Shiao-Yun – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
The instructional performance of international teaching assistants (ITA) in U.S. universities is generally considered as problematic due to linguistic and cultural differences in existing studies. Drawing on interactional sociolinguistics, conversation analysis, and positioning theory, this study aims to find out how ITAs are juxtaposed between…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Teaching Assistants, Self Concept, Stereotypes
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Hu, Jiangbo; Torr, Jane – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
The everyday conversations that occur between mothers and children, particularly those involving reasoning, are a major vehicle for the transmission of information and values to young children. This study explored the manner in which five Australian Chinese mothers engaged in reasoning talk with their preschool-aged children. A total of 83…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Foreign Countries, Asians
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Friedman, Debra A. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
Drawing upon video recordings from two fifth-grade Ukrainian classrooms and interviews with children four years later, this paper examines these classrooms as sites for socializing learners into an "imagined community" of Ukrainian speakers, the extent to which children took up identities as members of this community, and the potential…
Descriptors: Ukrainian, Elementary School Students, Interviews, Multilingualism
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Lee, Young Ju – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
This study aims to explore the nature of the identities constructed by EFL learners through picture-book read-alouds and the possible relationship between these identities and their literacy learning. Eight Korean students were encouraged to connect with stories through picture-book workshops. Before and after the picture-book read-alouds, tests…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Self Concept, Reading Comprehension, Picture Books
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Sterzuk, Andrea; Nelson, Cynthia A. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
This article presents a qualitative study of five monolingual teachers' understandings of the linguistic repertoires of their multilingual students. These teachers deliver the Saskatchewan provincial curricula in English to Hutterite colony students who are users of three languages: (a) spoken Hutterisch as a home and community language, (b)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Variation, Geographic Regions, Teacher Attitudes
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Kim, Jung-In; Kim, Miseon – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
This study examined the instructional focuses and practices of three Korean heritage language (HL) teachers in community-based HL schools related not only to their constructed identities as HL teachers, but also to their students. Constant-comparative analyses of interviews and classroom observations across the three teacher cases showed that each…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Korean, Immigrants, Heritage Education
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Guglani, Laura – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
This article explores Hispanics' concepts of cultural and linguistic identity. It is based on the findings of a recent study conducted by the author in Iglesia hispana de Cristo, a Hispanic church community in Western New York. Data come from ethnographic interviews conducted with 48 participants aged 13 to 80 years and with church leaders and…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Spanish Speaking, Ethnicity, Identification (Psychology)
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Gynne, Annaliina; Bagga-Gupta, Sangeeta; Lainio, Jarmo – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
This article explores linguistic-cultural ideologies and educational policies as they emerge and are negotiated in everyday life in a bilingual school setting located in the geopolitical spaces of Sweden. Taking sociocultural theory and discourse analysis as points of departure, we focus on empirical examples of classroom interaction and locally…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Case Studies, Swedish, Finno Ugric Languages
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Trent, John – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
Despite widespread acknowledgement of the contribution of nonnative English-speaking teachers (NNESTs) to teaching English as an international language, the privileging of native English-speaking teachers (NESTs) and native-speaker competency, and concomitant marginalization of NNESTs, continues in many countries. To investigate and problematize…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Dolowy-Rybinska, Nicole – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
This article is based on long-term participant observation and interviews with pupils and graduates of the Diwan immersion high school in Brittany, France. With reference to the theory of "communities of practice," this article shows how the education in the Breton immersion school can influence a knowledge of the minority language and…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Community Involvement, Self Concept, Indo European Languages
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Endo, R. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
This study adds to the research on the education of Asian immigrant adolescents by situating how generation, language, nationality, and race complexly impacted how a group of 1.5-generation Japanese youth have made sense of their multiple "non-dominant" identities as immigrant Americans and transnational students within an urban high…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Japanese, Self Concept, Race
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Duran, Chatwara Suwannamai – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
This article discusses how a male Karenni refugee in the United States has constructed multilingual capital along the way of his multiple movements across national borders. As a member of an ethnic minority group in three different countries (Burma, Thailand, and the United States), he has invested in learning multiple languages throughout the…
Descriptors: Males, Multilingualism, Refugees, Ethnic Groups
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Gayton, Angela Mary – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
Using a novel theoretical framework that incorporates teacher identity, a school as community of practice, and English as a global language from a linguistic-imperialism perspective, this qualitative interview study with foreign-language teachers in Scotland, France, and Germany (N = 13) explores connections between foreign-language-learning…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Professional Identity, Qualitative Research
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Jakubiak, Cori – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
"English-language voluntourism" is a practice whereby people from the Global North teach English in the Global South as an alternative form of travel and means of development assistance. As part of a larger, multisited ethnography, I investigate how in-service and former English-language voluntourism program participants frame short-term…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Volunteers
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Oikonomidoy, Eleni – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2015
Diverse groups of newcomer immigrant students enter high schools in the United States each year. When their numbers are small, their unique journeys to integration in school and in the receiving country remain often invisible. Focusing on six newcomer-underrepresented students, this paper examines elements of their complex pathways to social…
Descriptors: Social Integration, Immigrants, Urban Schools, High School Students
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