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Minikel-Lacocque, Julie – Curriculum Inquiry, 2015
This article draws on data from a larger collective case study which focused on the transition to college for Latino/a students at a prestigious, public, predominantly White institution. Here, I focus on one student and analyze interview and field note data to examine this transition for Jasmine, a fundamentalist Christian who identifies as a…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Case Studies, Interviews
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Lynch, Julianne; Herbert, Sandra – Curriculum Inquiry, 2015
School-wide curriculum initiatives are complex fields of activity, held together by a cast of heterogeneous actors who put diverse discourses to work in their everyday efforts to shape their work. This paper draws upon qualitative data collected across an 18-month period in a regional Australian primary school that, since the beginning of 2012,…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Holistic Approach, Science Curriculum, Animals
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Cook, Sharon Anne – Curriculum Inquiry, 2014
This retrospective essay examines one long-standing peace and global education initiative for pre-service teacher candidates. The article probes the meanings of peace education and of global education embedded in the program, as well as the program's apparent consequences: What understandings of peace education did the pre-service candidates…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, Curriculum Design, Focus Groups
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Dutro, Elizabeth; Selland, Makenzie – Curriculum Inquiry, 2012
A significant body of research articulates concerns about the current emphasis on high-stakes testing as the primary lever of education reform in the United States. However, relatively little research has focused on how children make sense of the assessment policies in which they are centrally located. In this article, we share analyses of…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, Discourse Analysis, Literature Appreciation, Educational Change