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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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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