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Licona, Miguel M. – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2013
In this case study, I use an ethnographic-style approach to understand the funds of knowledge of immigrant families living in "colonias" on both sides of the US/Mexico border. I focus on how these "knowledges" and concomitant experiences impact the ways we perceive and treat immigrant students who have all too often been viewed…
Descriptors: Science Education, Immigrants, Mexican Americans, Hispanic American Students
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Terrazas-Arellanes, Fatima E.; Knox, Carolyn; Rivas, Carmen – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2013
This paper summarizes how collaborative online projects (COPs) are used to facilitate science content-area learning for English Learners of Hispanic origin. This is a Mexico-USA partnership project funded by the National Science Foundation. A COP is a 10-week thematic science unit, completely online, and bilingual (Spanish and English) designed to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Language Learners, Science Instruction, Partnerships in Education
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Kahveci, Ajda – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2010
Recent elaborations on cultural-historical activity theory (CHAT) (Engestrom et al., eds., "Perspectives on activity theory." New York: Cambridge University Press, "1999") and its relation to organizational theories have produced a theoretical amalgam of these earlier ideas, which allow for the exploration of learning in formal…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Physics, Educational Researchers, Organizational Theories
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Zapata, Mara – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2010
An analysis of student connections through time and space relative to the core discipline of physics is attempted, as viewed through the lens of actor-network-theory, by Antonia Candela. Using lenses of cultural realities, networks, and perceived power in the discourse of one specific university in the capital city of Mexico and one undergraduate…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Sociocultural Patterns, Ethnography, Physics
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Candela, Antonia – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2010
This is an ethnographic study of the trajectories and itineraries of undergraduate physics students at a Mexican university. In this work learning is understood as being able to move oneself and, other things (cultural tools), through the space-time networks of a discipline (Nespor in Knowledge in motion: space, time and curriculum in…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Ethnography, Physics, Motion
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Valdiviezo, Laura Alicia – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2010
This essay addresses Katherine Richardson Bruna's paper: "Mexican Immigrant Transnational Social Capital and Class Transformation: Examining the Role of Peer Mediation in Insurgent Science", through five main points. First, I offer a comparison between the traditional analysis of classism in Latin America and Richardson Bruna's call for…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Social Sciences, Foreign Countries, Science Teachers