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Hornberger, Nancy H. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2014
Drawing from long-term ethnographic research in the Andes, this paper examines one Quechua-speaking Indigenous bilingual educator's trajectory as she traversed (and traverses) from rural highland communities of southern Peru through development as teacher, teacher educator, researcher, and advocate for Indigenous identity and language…
Descriptors: Bilingual Teachers, Multicultural Education, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
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King, Kendall A.; Hermes, Mary – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2014
This paper describes 3 language learning approaches common in many urban and rural Ojibwe communities, as well as the ideologies of endangerment that drive and sustain them. Drawing from collaborative language revitalization work with teachers, learners, and community leaders, we analyze some of the teaching and learning practices that lead to the…
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Language Maintenance, Teaching Methods, Language Attitudes
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Patrick, Donna; Budach, Gabriele – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2014
The establishment of cities in Canada has played a pivotal role in the displacement, dispossession, and marginalization of Indigenous peoples. Yet, more than half of the Indigenous population now resides in cities, and urbanization continues to increase. This paper addresses a specific aspect of Inuit mobility--namely, migration and the dynamic…
Descriptors: Rural Urban Differences, Canada Natives, Indigenous Populations, Eskimo Aleut Languages
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Yeh, Ling-Miao – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2014
This study looked at ESL adult speakers' use of coping strategies in their conversations with native speakers in the United States, as a counter-discourse. More specifically, the discursive negotiation strategies used by 6 ESL adult speakers of varied ethnicities and linguistic backgrounds were analyzed, both inside and outside ESL classrooms. The…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Coping, Communicative Competence (Languages), Discourse Analysis
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Mori, Miki – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2014
This study looks at how language ideologies affect and are revealed in language socialization practices in a majority-L1 adult ESL classroom, particularly looking at language use and policy. It draws on recent theories and critiques of language socialization (Bayley & Langman, 2011; Bronson & Watson-Gegeo, 2008; Garrett &…
Descriptors: Adult Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Socialization
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Velázquez, Isabel – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2014
This article examines the ways in which a group of first-generation Latino immigrants to the U.S. Midwest conceptualized their role in their children's bilingual development. Respondents were asked to identify the individuals or institutions on which their children's language and academic development depended, as well as household practices…
Descriptors: Mother Attitudes, Spanish, Hispanic Americans, Immigrants
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Pickford, Steve – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2014
As a mode of professional socialisation, reflective writing in teacher education has long been a practice aimed at stimulating preservice teacher inquiry, self-knowledge, evaluation, and improvement. As method, it seeks to inscribe and appraise attitudes, observations, and experiences negotiated within the context of preservice teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Writing (Composition), Reflection
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Keskitalo, Pigga; Määttä, Kaarina; Uusiautti, Satu – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2014
Due to the history of assimilation, power relations, and their sociolinguistic situation, the Sámi languages are categorized as endangered. The position of the Sámi languages in Sámi education is reviewed, and language immersion as a teaching method and as a means of language maintenance is discussed. Sámi language learning is described through…
Descriptors: Uncommonly Taught Languages, Power Structure, Sociolinguistics, Immersion Programs
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Sandhu, Priti – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2014
Through a close analysis of an Indian woman's unsuccessful romance narrative, this article examines how class-based ideologies and prejudices concerning English and vernacular medium education sustain and perpetuate dismissive and disparaging attitudes toward people educated in the vernacular. The analysis utilizes theoretical understandings of…
Descriptors: Indians, Intimacy, Discourse Analysis, Social Class
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Kanno, Yasuko – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2014
Social class has been underresearched in the field of applied linguistics. The central goal of this forum was to stimulate more conversation about social class as it impacts language learning and teaching. In this article, I comment on 3 salient themes that have emerged in the 5 articles: (1) agency and structure in language learning and teaching,…
Descriptors: Social Class, Language Research, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Learning
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Fitzsimmons-Doolan, Shannon – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2014
Arizona is the site of many explicit language policies as well as ongoing scholarly discussions of related language ideologies--beliefs about the role of language in society. This study adds a critical piece to the investigation of the role of ideologies in language policy processes by thoroughly documenting language ideologies expressed by a…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Voting, Language Role, Multilingualism
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Heidemann, Kai A. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2014
This article explores the mobilization dynamics of a school-based minority language revitalization initiative in the French Basque Country, known as the Ikastola Movement. Bringing the study of language revitalization into dialogue with social movement theory, I discuss how the solidarity of Basque language activists was influenced by state-level…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Minorities, Language Maintenance, Second Languages
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Lu, Hangyan; Luk, Jasmine – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2014
Informed by a social and critical turn of reading practices and a poststructuralist paradigm of gender, this study delved into the commonly held belief that reading and language learning is a feminine domain, and examined the connection between the construction of gendered subjectivities and English-as-a-foreign-language (EFL) reading practices…
Descriptors: Low Achievement, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Stress Variables
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Gao, Feng – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2014
This article first looks at the complex conceptualization of Chinese learners' social-class identities with respect to a shifting Chinese class stratification. It then examines the link between social class and second-language learning in the Chinese context by reviewing several studies on Chinese learners' social-class backgrounds and their…
Descriptors: Social Class, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries
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Shin, Hyunjung – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2014
In this article, I draw on Bourdieu's (1984, 1991) notion of "habitus" in order to explore the relationship between social class, language learning, and language teaching in the context of the global economy. To illustrate my points, I use "Early Study Abroad" (ESA), the transnational educational migration that Korean…
Descriptors: Social Capital, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Study Abroad
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