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Slocum, Audra – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2019
This article centers on the discursive moves that two adolescent girls in rural Appalachia use to negotiate dominant discourses regarding Appalachian identity and language. The data is drawn from a year-long critical ethnographic teacher-researcher study in a senior English class located within a rural high school in the Appalachian region of the…
Descriptors: Females, Student Attitudes, Self Concept, Rural Areas
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Mori, Miki – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2019
Although Latino enrollment has increased at postsecondary institutions, this minority population is not graduating at the same rate as others. The current study looks at the intersection of educational success stories and writing practices of two upper division Latino students, Martin and Raquel, at a large public U.S. university. Using Bourdieu's…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Academic Achievement, Hispanic American Students, Writing Processes
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Poza, Luis E. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2019
This article analyzes language practices that 5th grade students in a two-way bilingual education (TWBE) program used to position themselves relative to peers and to transcendent scripts (Gutiérrez, Rymes, & Larson, 1995; Reyes, 2006) about ethnicity and ability (academic and linguistic) that attach themselves to students through their various…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Bilingual Education Programs
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Sung, Chit Cheung Matthew – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2019
This article reports on a case study of a Hong Kong undergraduate student's lived experiences of second language (L2) investments and identities across different contexts, including inside and outside the classroom on the university campus, in the professional workplace, and during study abroad. Findings indicate that the student's differential L2…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Second Language Learning, Context Effect
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Kasztalska, Aleksandra – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2019
Although a significant body of research exists on Nonnative English Speaking Teachers (NNESTs) of composition, research on International Teaching Assistants (ITAs) of composition is rather limited. Few studies explore the training of composition ITAs or their experiences and professional identities, leaving open the question of how ITAs are…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Teaching Assistants, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Collett, Jennifer – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2019
Drawing upon sociocultural theories of learning and social constructivist theories of identity development, this article defines learning and identity as outcomes of participation in order to investigate how an emergent bilingual in elementary school, Roselyn, has opportunities to participate in school-based activities and how these structured…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Bilingualism, Hispanic American Students, Student Attitudes
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Aiello, Jacqueline; Nero, Shondel J. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2019
In this article, two applied linguistics researchers who conducted qualitative studies in educational contexts in Italy and Jamaica reflexively interrogate identity tensions among their ascribed, felt and evolving insider/outsider identities and positions. The juxtaposition of selected discursively analyzed research vignettes reflects similarities…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Researchers, Foreign Countries, Cultural Context
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Gu, Mingyue – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2018
This article reports on a qualitative study investigating a group of novice ESL teachers' teaching experiences with ethnic minority students in secondary schools in Hong Kong. It finds that, while teachers argue that society has not been tolerant enough of ethnic minorities, they nonetheless believe that ethnic minorities should comply with…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Minority Group Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Albury, Nathan John – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2018
Localising knowledge and dispositions helps to predict the likely success of top-down language policies. In so far as language acquisition is a pillar of language revitalisation policy, then community perspectives on learning a minority language deserve attention. This article presents the knowledge, dispositions, and ideas of around 1,300…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Ethnic Groups, Malayo Polynesian Languages, History
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Kim, Eun Gyong (E.G.); Yoon, Jeong-Ro – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine how Korean science and engineering students view English-medium instruction (EMI) and Korean-medium instruction (KMI). The participants were 174 undergraduate students enrolled in EMI and KMI classes offered by the same instructor at a Korean science and engineering school. Interviews and questionnaire…
Descriptors: Science Education, Engineering Education, Language of Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Lee, Vivian; Gyogi, Eiko – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2018
In light of the move towards a bi/multilingual turn and recent reevaluation of translation in the field of applied linguistics, this article looks at the translation of culture-specific lexis (CSL) and its role in developing learners' intercultural discussion and reflection. It examines learning journals kept by students in two different contexts,…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Classroom Communication, Japanese, English (Second Language)
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Evans, Michael; Liu, Yongcan – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2018
Research into the language socialisation of migrant-background children in new educational contexts has pointed to a complex relationship between language, identity, and social integration. This article helps us to further define this relationship in two main ways. Firstly, through focusing on the specific (and largely neglected) context of the…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Self Concept, Social Integration, Language Usage
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Vanek, Jenifer; King, Kendall; Bigelow, Martha – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2018
While social media is widely used by youth around the world, research is only beginning to document how transnational students employ these technologies. This study investigated how English-learning adolescents in the United States use social media to engage in social, academic, and identity work. Data were collected during a four-day social media…
Descriptors: Social Media, Self Concept, Semiotics, English (Second Language)
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Dong, Jie – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2018
This article investigates the identity construction process of China's rural-urban migrant children through analyses of their discourses and of their use of language. Rural children have relocated to the urban centers with their parents on a massive scale over the past decades as China has undergone rapid economic changes. Many migrant children…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Rural to Urban Migration, Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis
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Bui, Thuy Thi Ngoc – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2018
Drawing on the recent call for repositioning youth as creative and responsible agents in language and education research (e. g., McCarty & Wyman, 2009) and the notion of engaged ethnography (e.g., Davis & Phyak, 2015), the researcher engaged 16 minority student youth in a remote mountainous province in Vietnam in interrogating the…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Vietnamese People, Ethnography, Rural Areas
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