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Biggs, Shirley A.; Musewe, Lucas O.; Harvey, Jean P. – Negro Educational Review, 2014
Our study examines the impact of adult mentoring on Black, under-resourced, urban, middle grade students. First, we explore impact of mentoring on grades earned in the context of a comprehensive program which included one-on-one mentoring and an array of out-of-school enrichment activities. We also examine the nature of mentor-mentee engagement…
Descriptors: Mentors, Academic Achievement, African American Students, Disproportionate Representation
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King, LaGarrett J.; Brown, Keffrelyn – Negro Educational Review, 2014
Our study examined the experiences of three middle school teachers who created their own Black History Month curriculum. Although, the relevance of Black History Month is under scrutiny by opponents who feel it marginalized the history of Black Americans, proponents of this position have failed: to account for teachers who view and use this Month…
Descriptors: African American History, African American Achievement, Middle School Teachers, History Instruction
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Wallace, Sherri L.; Moore, Sharon E.; Curtis, Carla M. – Negro Educational Review, 2014
The number of Black women in the academy is small. Further, that number decreases as the academic and administrative ranks increase. Yet, these scholars and social agents play roles vital to education. This reflective essay describes the experiences of three Black female scholars at Predominately White Institutions. Using personal narratives as an…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Females, Scholarship, Institutional Characteristics
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Jones, Tamara Bertrand; Osborne-Lampkin, La'Tara – Negro Educational Review, 2013
In recent years, a number of Black female junior scholars have participated in an early career professional development program designed to address socialization issues through individual and small group mentoring. This descriptive qualitative study investigated scholars' perceptions of the importance and effectiveness of a research…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, African American Teachers, Faculty Development, Mentors
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Graham, Anthony – Negro Educational Review, 2013
This investigation examined the Praxis I perceptions of Black undergraduate Education majors seeking admission into the Teacher Education Program at a historically Black university. Participants were 52 students conveniently selected from an Introduction to Teacher Education course where preparation for the Praxis I is emphasized. Academic…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Student Attitudes, Education Majors, College Applicants
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Tucker, Constance R.; Winsor, Denise L. – Negro Educational Review, 2013
In order to increase the number of health care providers in underserved communities, numerous efforts are being made to increase the number of Black students in the health professions. Research supports the idea that individuals from minority populations seek doctors of the same race or culture. In an effort to provide increased health care to…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, College Students, Persistence, Career Development
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Griffin, Karin L. – Negro Educational Review, 2013
The author examines her journey before and as she pursued tenure and promotion in the academy. She argues that the path to tenure and promotion in higher education institutions was not one designed to provide a fair and equitable process for Black female faculty who function as academic librarians. Further, she suggests that librarians in this…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Tenure, Promotion (Occupational)
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Esters, Lorenzo L.; Strayhorn, Terrell L. – Negro Educational Review, 2013
Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) represent one of many types of institutions in the American system of higher education. Comparatively little attention has been given to the campus' executive leader, namely the president. Our study describes early twenty-first century contributions to and challenges of public land-grant…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Higher Education, College Presidents, Land Grant Universities
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Davis, Dannielle Joy; Chaney, Cassandra; Edwards, LaWanda; Thompson-Rogers, G. Kaye; Gines, Kathryn T. – Negro Educational Review, 2012
In this article we describe the experiences of Black women academics who participated in one or more of the following programs geared towards supporting the research and professional development of faculty: (a) the Sisters of the Academy's (SOTA) Research Boot Camp; (b) the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity's Faculty Success…
Descriptors: Females, Foundation Programs, Faculty Development, Professional Development
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Mawhinney, Lynnette – Negro Educational Review, 2012
As a Black female faculty member with teaching experience at a historically Black university, I describe through personal narrative methodology my experience with othermothering, student-teacher relationships, and unwritten institutional policy. I focus on expectations that students have regarding faculty and institutional support and those that…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Females, Teaching Experience, Personal Narratives
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Smith, Bettye P.; Johnson-Bailey, Juanita – Negro Educational Review, 2012
The purpose of this study was to describe student ratings of teaching effectiveness for women faculty at a Southern Research Extensive University. Of the 82 women faculty in this study, 61 or 74% were White, 13 or 16% were Black, and 8 or 10% were identified as "Other" (including Asians, Latinos, and Native Americans). Both undergraduate…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Women Faculty, Females, Course Evaluation
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Dowdy, Joanne Kilgour; Hamilton, Awilda – Negro Educational Review, 2012
This case study presents the findings from a qualitative research project about a Black woman scholar, the first non-White female to serve as chair of a department and the associate dean of the college in its 100 year history. The study focuses on the experiences of a Black woman scholar as a chairperson and the learning she achieved during her…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, African Americans, Women Administrators, Case Studies
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Chambers, Crystal Renee – Negro Educational Review, 2012
Critical content analysis is used to identify content within blogs, exposing views within academe that reinforce and normalize racist, sexist, and interactively racist and sexist perspectives. The two themes explored here are unfairness and subjectivities within personnel processes and the qualifications of Black women faculty, as raised through a…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Females, Affirmative Action, Content Analysis
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Keck-Staley, Tracey Lavette – Negro Educational Review, 2010
Student learning in the mathematics classroom is described as being both social and personal. Students' prior knowledge (human capital), attitudes (personal capital), and social skills and/or cultural values (sociocultural capital) are personal components they bring into the classroom. The purpose of this instrumental case study was to explore (a)…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Values, Mathematics Instruction, Self Concept
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Ellington, Roni M.; Frederick, Rona – Negro Educational Review, 2010
Experiences of eight Black high-achieving college junior and senior mathematics majors are examined to discern which social and cultural factors shape success and persistence in mathematics. College persistence literature as well as mathematics education studies that document Black students' success in mathematics were used as frameworks to…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), College Students, Mathematics Education, Persistence
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