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Butters, Albion M. – Texas Education Review, 2021
This article examines the significance of fear of concealed handguns in the classroom at a public university in Texas, analyzing perceived changes in shared social space and the collective learning environment in terms of affect. This multimethod study provides a framework for understanding the factors behind the fear, which may be seen as…
Descriptors: Fear, Weapons, College Students, School Safety
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Turner, Caroline S.; Waterman, Stephanie J. – Texas Education Review, 2019
In this article we share our lived experiences with mentoring. As tenured women professors of color, we push back against the assumption that institutions of higher education are neutral sites, that we have to change to belong, and that we do not belong. Each of us underscores the importance and value of our realities and the knowledge we generate…
Descriptors: Mentors, Minority Group Students, College Faculty, Minority Group Teachers
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Taylor, Z. W. – Texas Education Review, 2019
Cross-cultural mentoring can be loosely defined as a reciprocal mentoring relationship where the mentor and mentee do not share any one of many personal identities. In this study, personal narratives convey what a White scholar learned about cross-cultural mentoring from a Black academic, focusing on two events. Critical findings and reflections…
Descriptors: Mentors, Cultural Differences, College Faculty, Minority Group Teachers
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Fry, Jessica J.; Schell, Julie – Texas Education Review, 2019
In this article, a student (Jessica) and professor (Julie) with cross-cultural characteristics--such as race, various identities, power dynamics, and backgrounds--offer a thesis that pedagogies of belonging, or educational strategies meant to foster a sense of belonging, that start in the classroom can create cross-cultural bridges that endure…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Doctoral Students, College Faculty, College Instruction
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Patterson, Ryan – Texas Education Review, 2019
In this essay, I examine the Córdoba University Reform Movement of 1918 through both a historical lens and the application of Urie Bronfenbrenner's (1979, 1986, 1993) ecological systems theory. Examining the Reform Movement at the National University of Córdoba (UNC) from a historical perspective elucidates the complexities of the movement and its…
Descriptors: Universities, Educational Change, Educational History, Academic Freedom
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Allen, Taryn Ozuna; Stone, Ashley N.; Palmer, Robert T.; Maramba, Dina C.; Dinh, Trang; Sáenz, Victor B. – Texas Education Review, 2018
This qualitative study examined the perceptions of sense of belonging among ten Latino male students enrolled in two Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in Texas. Through one-on-one interviews, the Latino males revealed relationships with faculty members and an openness to diversity fostered a sense of belonging. However, Greek…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Males, Student College Relationship, Black Colleges
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Block, Walter; Horton, Marshall – Texas Education Review, 2002
Demonstrates that the employment of adjunct faculty at institutions of higher education, particularly nontraditional colleges, should not be viewed as exploitative based on Marxist economics, suggesting that the economic worth of adjunct faculty is shaped by market forces, like all other professions. Rejects the demand that universities employ…
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, College Faculty, Educational Economics, Higher Education