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Bickford, John H.; Clabough, Jeremiah – Social Studies, 2020
In this article, the authors discuss how to explore the agency of ordinary citizens using local institutions to combat Jim Crow segregation laws during Freedom Summer. Primary sources from Miami (OH) University website about Freedom Summer and Susan Goldman Rubin's trade book ground the inquiry. Through the series of activities discussed, middle…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Citizen Participation, Middle School Students, Primary Sources
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Inui, Miki – Education 3-13, 2020
In Lao People's Democratic Republic, two streams exist in pre-primary education, the standard three-year and a one-year preparatory class called 'Grade Zero system'. This research aims to investigate the introduction of the Grade 0 system, one-year pre-primary class, and its impact on ethnic minority children in rural villages of Lao PDR. The…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Preschool Children
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Adebayo, Comfort Tosin – Communication Teacher, 2020
The possession of a foreign accent constitutes one of the challenges international teaching assistants have to deal with in their encounters in U.S. classrooms. This challenge often impacts their perceived competence and effectiveness in the classroom. Consequently, undergraduate students usually have existing stereotypes about international…
Descriptors: Pronunciation, Stereotypes, Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants
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Xue, Eryong; Li, Jian – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2020
This study examines the educational policy related to the inclusion of ethnic minority population in the contemporary China. It has undergone three stages of the educational policy transformation, including the beginning, development and perfection stages. It is characterized by the steadiness, caution, rapidity, quality improvement,…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Foreign Countries, Cultural Context
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Lažetic, Predrag – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2020
This article discusses the possible ways in which visual research methodologies can be extended and applied to study similarities and differences in higher education institutions (and systems) in the context of the visual and digital turn in social science methodologies. The article focuses on the methodological potential of the institutional…
Descriptors: Colleges, Web Sites, Information Dissemination, Higher Education
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McNeely, Clea A.; Sprecher, Katharine; Bates-Fredi, Denise; Price, Olga Acosta; Allen, Chenoa D. – Journal of School Health, 2020
Background: Foreign-born children rarely use traditional school mental health services. Comprehensive programs that combine mental health services with academic, economic, and socioemotional supports reach more foreign-born children and improve well-being. However, little practical guidance exists regarding how to best combine these diverse…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Health Services, Mental Health Programs, Immigrants
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Chawla-Duggan, Rita; Konantambigi, Rajani; Lam, Michelle Mei Seung; Sollied, Sissel – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2020
The paper presents a visual methods approach from a cross national methodological project that used digital visual technologies to examine young children's perspectives in father-child interactions. The approach combines capturing the dialectic with visual reflexivity. The notion of 'capturing the dialectic' specifically by analysing conflict to…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Child Relationship, Visual Aids, Young Children
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Sabrin, Mohammed – Ethnography and Education, 2020
This study explored the interaction of school and students' cultures at a Latino academic/social enrichment after-school programme in Georgia, USA. I researched if and how students used language, a defining aspect of cultures, as cultural capital while negotiating school and student discourses. This study is particularly important due to the…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Cultural Differences, After School Programs, Enrichment Activities
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Matthiesen, Noomi – Ethnography and Education, 2020
This article takes a closer look at the issue of access by describing the author's process of access during an ethnographic study on the home--school collaboration between Somali diaspora mothers and teachers in Danish public schools. The article is structured around metaphors of the field and unfolds as a progressive narrative of these metaphors;…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Ethnography, Family School Relationship, Mothers
Urtubey, L. Juliana – Educational Leadership, 2020
When an English learner is referred for an evaluation for disability and possible special education services, educators must establish a trusting relationship with that student's family, clarifying the process for them and making the family part of all decision making. Urtubey explains cultural differences we should be aware of in how many Latinx…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Special Education, English Language Learners, Disability Identification
Furlong, Michael J.; Nylund-Gibson, K.; Dowdy, E.; Wagle, R.; Hinton, T.; Carter, D. – Grantee Submission, 2020
Our UC Santa Barbara research team engages in ongoing efforts to enhance and validate the Social Emotional Health Surveys (Primary, Secondary, and Higher Education). The initiative to enhance the secondary version is supported by an Institute of Education Sciences grant (#R305A160157, 2016-2020), which provides funding to refine, standardize, and…
Descriptors: Surveys, Psychometrics, Test Validity, Mental Health
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Han, Keonghee Tao; Scull, W. Reed; Nganga, Lydiah; Kambutu, John – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2020
Using positioning theory (PT) and critical race theory (CRT), we examine disparate power relations between White governance and faculty of color (FOC) in one rural American teacher education context. PT and CRT allow researchers to analyze how the positionings of White-Other have been historically rooted and impacting the meso-institutional…
Descriptors: Race, Critical Theory, Power Structure, Governance
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Heineke, Amy J.; Giatsou, Elina – Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
Today's schools are more culturally and linguistically diverse than ever before, prompting the need for teachers with the requisite expertise for work with emergent bilingual learners. As students grow in numbers and fill seats in classrooms spanning grades and disciplines, teacher educators must consider ways to prepare an increasing number of…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Preservice Teacher Education, Field Experience Programs, Program Descriptions
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Rissanen, Inkeri – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
This study examines negotiations on Muslims' inclusive citizenship in Finnish and Swedish comprehensive schools. The data include interviews with Muslim parents and Muslim teachers (n = 8 in both countries), who serve as cultural brokers in public schools and mediate negotiations on the terms of inclusion. The study utilizes the notion of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Muslims, Citizenship, Public Schools
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Kumi-Yeboah, Alex; Brobbey, Gordon; Smith, Patriann – Education and Urban Society, 2020
Immigrant students in U.S. educational system experience challenges learning to adapt and integrate into new educational environments. Little is known, however, about factors that facilitate acculturation strategies of immigrant youth from West Africa and how they affect their academic success and challenges faced. Considering the current…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Academic Achievement, Immigrants, Urban Schools
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