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Trent, John – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
Despite widespread acknowledgement of the contribution of nonnative English-speaking teachers (NNESTs) to teaching English as an international language, the privileging of native English-speaking teachers (NESTs) and native-speaker competency, and concomitant marginalization of NNESTs, continues in many countries. To investigate and problematize…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Dolowy-Rybinska, Nicole – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
This article is based on long-term participant observation and interviews with pupils and graduates of the Diwan immersion high school in Brittany, France. With reference to the theory of "communities of practice," this article shows how the education in the Breton immersion school can influence a knowledge of the minority language and…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Community Involvement, Self Concept, Indo European Languages
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Endo, R. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
This study adds to the research on the education of Asian immigrant adolescents by situating how generation, language, nationality, and race complexly impacted how a group of 1.5-generation Japanese youth have made sense of their multiple "non-dominant" identities as immigrant Americans and transnational students within an urban high…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Japanese, Self Concept, Race
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Duran, Chatwara Suwannamai – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
This article discusses how a male Karenni refugee in the United States has constructed multilingual capital along the way of his multiple movements across national borders. As a member of an ethnic minority group in three different countries (Burma, Thailand, and the United States), he has invested in learning multiple languages throughout the…
Descriptors: Males, Multilingualism, Refugees, Ethnic Groups
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Gayton, Angela Mary – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
Using a novel theoretical framework that incorporates teacher identity, a school as community of practice, and English as a global language from a linguistic-imperialism perspective, this qualitative interview study with foreign-language teachers in Scotland, France, and Germany (N = 13) explores connections between foreign-language-learning…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Professional Identity, Qualitative Research
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Jakubiak, Cori – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
"English-language voluntourism" is a practice whereby people from the Global North teach English in the Global South as an alternative form of travel and means of development assistance. As part of a larger, multisited ethnography, I investigate how in-service and former English-language voluntourism program participants frame short-term…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Volunteers
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Oikonomidoy, Eleni – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2015
Diverse groups of newcomer immigrant students enter high schools in the United States each year. When their numbers are small, their unique journeys to integration in school and in the receiving country remain often invisible. Focusing on six newcomer-underrepresented students, this paper examines elements of their complex pathways to social…
Descriptors: Social Integration, Immigrants, Urban Schools, High School Students
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Ortaçtepe, Deniz – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2015
Adapting Norton's (2000) notion of investment as an analytical lens along with thematic analysis, this longitudinal/narrative inquiry explores how 2 EFL teachers' language socialization in the United States resulted in an identity (re)construction as teachers of intercultural competence. Baris and Serkan's language socialization in the United…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Comstock, Edward – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2015
As the diagnosis of AD/HD becomes more frequent in our schools, and as many individuals across ages embrace an AD/HD identity, scholars need to account for the lived experience of the disorder to understand the meanings individuals give to it. This paper analyses the relationship between ethical practices of self-formation, power, and knowledge…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Power Structure, Ethics, Self Concept
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Klein, Wendy – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2015
Drawing from ethnography of communication and language socialization approaches, this paper examines classes on bullying held for Sikh middle school students at a Sikh religious institution in California. Sikh educational programs play an important role in socializing youth into Sikh teachings, practices, and community perspectives. Due to one…
Descriptors: Bullying, Middle School Students, Religious Education, Religious Cultural Groups
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Leibowitz, Brenda – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2015
This article begins with a critique of dominant approaches to language policy in education that are based on the notion of "rights" and "peoples." It makes the case for an approach that is based on the tripartite view of social justice, as articulated by Nancy Fraser. This view of social justice sees a complementary…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Foreign Countries, Language Planning, Educational Policy
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Bouchereau Bauer, Eurydice; Guerrero, Beatriz; Hornberg, Sabine; Bos, Wilfried – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2015
In this article we propose that teaching/learning is a process that involves world knowledge, identity, and future construction of oneself. The goal of this qualitative research paper is to document the experiences of 2 fourth-grade students with immigration backgrounds in Germany. Using a poststructuralist approach to language and identity, we…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Self Concept, German, Second Language Learning
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Kemppainen, Raija P.; Hilton, Sterling C.; Rannut, Ülle – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2015
Ethnic identification is closely tied to language. Society's appreciation of one's first language and the opportunity to use it may help strengthen ethnic identification. This research examined the relationship between ethnic identifications and school language and investigated other factors that potentially impact language-minority students'…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Self Concept, Russian, Foreign Countries
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Lucero, Audrey – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2015
Within dual language education programs, well-structured peer interactions can facilitate the learning of language and curricular content simultaneously. Research has found that even very young bilingual students can engage in peer linguistic mediation to help less proficient classmates participate in small group work. In this article, I analyze…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Bilingualism, Spanish, Elementary School Students
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Li, Xuemei – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2015
This qualitative study engaged five international graduate students from four different countries (the U.S., Colombia, Cape Verde Island, and Spain) who were studying at a Chinese university in Shanghai. The researcher investigated their personal and academic lives in China, their interaction with local people and integration into the local…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, International Education, Foreign Countries, Language Proficiency
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