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Dabach, Dafney Blanca; Suárez-Orozco, Carola; Hernandez, Sera J.; Brooks, Maneka Deanna – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
Teacher expectancy research has demonstrated the greatest effects for members of racialized groups. Most research has focused on students' near-term abilities; missing are understandings of how teachers perceive their students' future trajectories. Drawing on social mirroring and attribution theories, this study investigates how 14 elementary,…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Elementary School Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Davila, Mario A.; Lovett, Steve; Hartley, Deborah J. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
Hispanics face multiple barriers to academic achievement. This study measured learning in an undergraduate criminal justice program at an Hispanic Serving Institution bordering Mexico. We estimated the average gains students achieved across core content areas using a technique that can be used by other faculty as part of program assessment. The…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Academic Achievement, Hispanic American Students, At Risk Students
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Arreguín-Anderson, María Guadalupe; Ruiz-Escalante, José Agustín – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
Culturally relevant science pedagogy is seldom discussed in terms of infusion of literary resources, such as "adivinanzas" and "dichos" in the design of instruction. In this study, the authors narrate how a science methods course was infused with the use of culturally responsive tools to purposefully connect to the elementary…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Delivery Systems, Ethnic Diversity, Educational Resources
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Murphy, Joel P.; Murphy, Shirley A. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
"Get ready, get in, and get through." Latino adolescents and young adults are enrolling in the nation's colleges and universities at record numbers. However, completion rates of Latinos range from 8% to 25%. We examined individual rather than organizational factors shown to influence Latino student post-secondary levels of success.…
Descriptors: College Students, Success, Achievement Need, Performance Factors
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Jupp, James C.; Berumen, Freyca Calderón; O'Donald, Karla – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
Through our understanding of decolonizing Hispanophone curriculum, our synoptic rendering seeks to better situate US-based research on testimonio within Latin American literary traditions. Specifically, we provide a synoptic rendering that outlines the testimonio tradition's literary criticism and an analysis of key testimonio texts. Of particular…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Literary Criticism, Research Methodology, Critical Theory
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Flores Carmona, Judith – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
I am an assistant professor at New Mexico State University; however, the path to getting to this position has been about crossing borders, about learning in and from the borderlands. The borderlands that my body has had to cross, physically and figuratively, have left many "heridas abiertas" (open wounds) but have also provided me with…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Epistemology, Stranger Reactions
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DeMatthews, David; Izquierdo, Elena – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
Recent calls for social justice to be a key aspect of principal preparation have been made, but content related to the efficacy of dual language education has been a neglected area of educational leadership research, coursework, and principal preparation standards. We draw on scholarship focused on dual language education, social justice…
Descriptors: Principals, Social Justice, Administrator Education, Bilingual Education Programs
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Cooper Stein, Kristy; Wright, James; Gil, Elizabeth; Miness, Andrew; Ginanto, Dion – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
We used Latina/Latino Critical Race Theory (LatCrit) to re-analyze survey and interview data from earlier research in which we found that Latina/o students reported less positive experiences than other students in this high school. We found racial injustice in class enrollments, in students' experiences with stereotypes and prejudice, in…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, High School Students, Student Experience, Critical Theory
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Phillips, Aprille – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
The Dominican Republic has a substantial history of transnational movement to the US that affects more than one generation of transnationals, whose lives, as described by Smith (1994), are 'neither "here" nor "there" but at one "both" "here" and "there"'(p. 17). While the Dominican transnational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Advantaged, Youth
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Yau, Jenny; Watkins, Rocio – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
This qualitative study explored the intertwining relationships among the concepts of parental autonomy support, parental control, and cultural values for Mexican American families. The study was guided by the following questions: (1) What elements of parental autonomy support are identified in Mexican American parents' involvement in their…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Mothers, Personal Autonomy, Social Values
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Malott, Curry – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
Having challenged student resistance scholarship for glorifying forms of resistance that tend to be self-destructive to students, the field has shifted to supporting and advancing more transformational forms of resistance, such as organizing campaigns for social justice issues. While this is a welcome advance, the conception of transformative…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Hispanic American Students, Resistance (Psychology), Activism
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Antuna, Marcos de R. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
A particular twenty-first-century understanding of the Aztec concept "nepantla," one which has recently taken hold in critical education thanks to the writings of Gloria Anzaldúa, does not accurately reflect traditional Aztec history and philosophy. This essay reveals why this is the case, demonstrating in detail the meaning of…
Descriptors: Philosophy, American Indians, American Indian History, Educational Research
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Whelan, Megan; Ridgeway, Monica; Yerrick, Randy K. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
Diversity in dietetics, like other health professions, has remained stagnant despite the increase of racial and ethnic minority groups in the United States. We examined how Latina and Black women, enrolled in a university outreach program, make sense of a critical media literacy program during career introduction to dietetics. Our findings…
Descriptors: Females, Language Styles, Dietetics, Career Exploration
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Newcomer, Sarah N. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
Culturally responsive and authentically caring pedagogy is vitally important to academic success for Latinx students. This type of teaching is based on reciprocal relationships between students and teachers, and incorporates students' funds of knowledge. This qualitative case study brings the voices of Latinx students to the forefront by examining…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Teacher Student Relationship, Caring, Qualitative Research
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Schaefle, Scott – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
To assess the impact of a college preparation program, district-wide changes in high-stakes test pass rates are examined, followed by an examination of specific program elements that are associated with students' score changes. Changes in pass rates for districts with and without services are compared for the Latina/o and overall student…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, Performance Factors, Hispanic American Students, College Preparation
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