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Jurana Aziz – Texas Education Review, 2024
The present article explores the experiences of two international graduate students who studied in the United States and how they dealt with the challenges of living in a new country. The researcher was inspired by Bhabha's (1994) third space theory and aimed to investigate how these students tried to create a space for themselves in the classroom…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Personal Space, Space Utilization
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Keller Nicol, Marilyn; Sherrod, Ambra – Texas Education Review, 2023
This conceptual paper explored the fundamental barriers to successful equity training and professional development for teachers. This was done to show the need for a professional development series, based on Ting-Toomey and Chung's (2012) cultural value pattern analysis. Using the theoretical lens of post-colonial theory, the authors posit the…
Descriptors: Teachers, Young Children, Barriers, Equal Education
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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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Batista-Morales, Nathaly – Texas Education Review, 2018
As the U.S. teacher shortage continues to worsen, large, urban districts have turned to hiring teachers from abroad, including countries like Spain, Mexico, and the incorporated U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. However, several researchers in the field of have pointed out to the unexamined complexities of hiring Latin American and Spanish teachers…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Foreign Workers, Bilingual Teachers, Cultural Differences
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Wilson, Bradford – Texas Education Review, 2000
Suggests that higher education has compromised its academic integrity by embracing politically progressive reforms and postmodern ideology. Culture wars exist between those wishing to politicize academic life as part of social transformation and those viewing higher education as a sustained and rigorous academic enterprise. (SM)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student), General Education, Higher Education