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Libal, Kathryn R.; Berthold, S. Megan; Thomas, Rebecca L.; Healy, Lynne M. – Council on Social Work Education, 2015
This volume brings together a host of scholars to address curriculum development and teaching methodologies for integrang human rights into social work educaon. Contributors discuss the theorecal framework and praccal applicaons of the human rights approach in the areas of diverse human rights orientaons to curriculum development; policy,…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Social Work, Curriculum Development, Teaching Methods
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McNamara, Tim – Applied Linguistics, 2020
This article discusses the familiar notion of the shibboleth in situations of exclusion, focusing on the non-use, rather than the use, of language, for which I propose the term the anti-shibboleth. The article begins with an introduction to the concept of the shibboleth, giving examples from situations of violent conflict and suppression such as…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, Language Usage, Violence
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Huang, Francis L.; Cornell, Dewey G. – Journal of School Violence, 2012
School violence research is often concerned with infrequently occurring events such as counts of the number of bullying incidents or fights a student may experience. Analyzing count data using ordinary least squares regression may produce improbable predicted values, and as a result of regression assumption violations, result in higher Type I…
Descriptors: Violence, Bullying, Least Squares Statistics, Victims
Finney, Sara – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The present study investigates if and how a US-Mexico border role-immersion simulation creates conditions for authenticity in an intermediate Spanish classroom. Aiming to promote whole-person engagement within a rich contextualized scenario, 16 undergraduate students adopted the roles of real-world cultural identities and were tasked with…
Descriptors: Spanish, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Empathy
Campbell, Robert Allan – 1978
The paper maintains that a study of violence in American society can help junior and senior high school students understand individual rights and responsibilities, develop a fuller self-awareness, and increase their tolerance for the law. Teachers can work toward these objectives by designing activities which help students differentiate and…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Educational Objectives, Grade 9, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Gray-Rosendale, Laura; Dierking, Kirsten – Thought & Action, 2014
At a conference last fall, Kirsten Dierking came across "College Girl: A Memoir," a book by Laura Gray-Rosendale that tells the story of a brutal sexual assault she experienced as a college student. While she purchased a copy of the book, it sat unopened on her desk for a while; also a victim of brutal rape in college, she was not sure…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Crime, Rape, College Students
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Paterson, Jim – Journal of College Admission, 2020
The pattern is familiar and frequent. The day following one of the chilling reports about a school shooting, Kristina Dooley's conversations with clients about college usually change at Estrela Consulting in Hudson, Ohio. The worries of the students and their parents bubble up. Rick Funk says his staff see a similar phenomenon among prospective…
Descriptors: School Safety, College Admission, Political Attitudes, Check Lists
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Loizou, Eleni; Kyriakides, Elena; Hadjicharalambous, Maria – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2011
This study investigated the ability of 23 kindergarten children to construct stories drawing upon genre conventions in order to differentiate simple narrative stories, a familiar and often-visited genre in the kindergarten literacy classroom, and humorous stories, familiar to the children's literacy experiences mostly outside official literacy…
Descriptors: Young Children, Kindergarten, Story Telling, Fairy Tales
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Bennett-Johnson, Earnestine – College Student Journal, 2004
American crime and violence have overflowed onto the college/university campus, and are now affecting senior high, junior high and elementary schools. This research presents suggested causes of school crime and also suggests possible solutions. In most urban environments, crime is a "way of life." When assessing the family incomes of…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, School Safety, Violence, Crime Prevention
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New, William; Petronicolos, Loucas – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2001
Describes how multicultural teacher education can preserve familiar institutional and ideological mechanisms that validate social inequalities, analyzing student discourse collected during activities concerning recent conflict between Native American groups and groups opposed to the exercise of their treaty rights to fish on nonreservation lakes.…
Descriptors: American Indians, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education
Horowitz, Sandra V. – 1981
Several psychological theories are viable when examining the victims of intimate violence, specifically battered women. Although cognitive consistency models view individuals as striving toward balanced cognitive states, battered women can exist with the cognitive inconsistency of being harmed by men who love them. The theory of cognitive arousal…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Battered Women, Behavioral Science Research, Cognitive Processes
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Gavriliuk, V. V. – Russian Education and Society, 2011
The socialization mechanisms of young people in Russia are greatly affected by the prevalence of youth subcultures, both socially positive ones and marginal subcultures that include antisocial ones. In this paper, the author focuses on a phenomenon in the youth community that is quite prevalent in the provinces of Russia, the "gopniki"…
Descriptors: Socialization, Subcultures, Young Adults, Foreign Countries
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Osgood, Jayne; Andersen, Camilla Eline – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2019
In this paper we grapple with the ways in which real-world issues directly impact children's lives and ask "what else" gets produced through encounters with children's global news media, specifically within the contexts of the United Kingdom and Norway. Our aim is to experiment with storytelling and worldling practices as a means to open…
Descriptors: Feminism, Mass Media, News Media, Children
Ambrus, Steven – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2012
Like most Mexicans, Eugenio Yarce has been deeply affected by the violence between drug cartels and the Mexican army, which has filled news coverage with accounts of kidnappings, assassinations, and torture. But for Mr. Yarce, deputy rector for outreach here at the private Autonomous Popular University of the State of Puebla, or Upaep, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Educational Exchange, Exchange Programs, International Programs
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Green, Jane Fiegen – History of Education Quarterly, 2012
On the night of November 11, 1817, nineteen-year-old Rufus Choate rushed to Dartmouth Hall from his Hanover boarding room to answer a call of alarm from his classmates. Professors from Dartmouth University, an institution recently created by legislative action, "had violently attacked" the student library under Choate's care "and, after an…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Maturity (Individuals), Social Environment, Violence
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