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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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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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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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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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Estrada, Fernando; Jimenez, Paul – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
Latino men, part of the nation's largest and fastest-growing minority group, stand to benefit from new knowledge related to factors that positively influence college persistence. In this study, the investigators examined whether "machismo"--a multidimensional and gendered social construct--was directly and indirectly associated with…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Minority Group Students, Males
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Vazquez Dominguez, Max; Allexsaht-Snider, Martha; Buxton, Cory – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
Building on a pedagogical model designed to support the teaching and learning of the language of science investigation practices with middle school emergent bilingual learners, we developed a series of soccer and science investigations to promote interest and engagement in science learning. We used assemblage theory to study how students engaged…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Science Activities, Science Achievement, Investigations
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Kirk, Richard; Watt, Karen M. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
This qualitative study examines how Mexican American students participating in an AVID for Higher Education course perceived their preparation for the workforce and efficacy of completing a college credential. A focus group approach was used to explore how social and cultural networks (networks for success) contribute to college completion. The…
Descriptors: College Students, Credentials, Qualitative Research, Mexican American Education
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Favela, Alejandra – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
Drastic immigration policies and economic conditions have resulted in unparalleled return rates to Mexico. Deported parents are faced with the difficult choice of leaving US-born children behind or taking them to their country of origin, where many face significant educational, cultural, and linguistic barriers. This study focuses on six families…
Descriptors: Migrants, Mexicans, Undocumented Immigrants, Immigration
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Duncheon, Julia C. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
This case study explores the first year college transition experiences of a cohort of eight first generation Latinx students who graduated from the same low-performing urban high school. Drawing on Tara Yosso's (2005) model of community cultural wealth, I examine the challenges students confronted at their respective postsecondary institutions and…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Freshmen, First Generation College Students, Low Achievement
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