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When Illness Intervenes: Doctoral Students’ Experiences of Serious and Chronic Illness
Through socialization processes, doctoral students acquire professional academic capabilities and root an identity as a scholar. What happens, however, when a major disruption such as the diagnosis of a serious and/or ...
From Indigenous Elders’ Stories to a Critical Thinking Curriculum: a Discussion-Based Literacy Intervention Using Indigenous Students’ Cultural Narratives
The children of the Indigenous communities of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT), Bangladesh, have very low literacy achievement and a high risk of dropping out before completing school. Indigenous students, on average, read ...
Youth, Media Activism, and Communication Counterpower: A Comparative Study
Around the world, young people are leveraging new media to engage with civic and political issues outside the confines of traditional public institutions (e.g. voting). This shift seemed initially to signal enormous potential ...
Parents’ Beliefs and Goals in Early Childhood
“Because We Care”: Youth Worker Identity and Persistence in Precarious Work
Youth workers are vital educators, mentors, and caregivers for adolescents. Researchers agree that caring relationships between youth workers and young people are the “critical ingredient” of community-based programs with ...
Opening the Door to Cross-Cultural Educación in Two-Way Immersion Programs
Learning how to interact with others of diverse backgrounds is essential to effective participation in a globalized world and is a key goal of two-way language immersion programs, which bring together students from different ...
Recruiting and Hiring Teachers in Six Successful, High-Poverty, Urban Schools
Good teaching matters, especially for students growing up in poverty. But, effective teaching does not alone depend on the contributions of talented and skilled individuals. Rather, promising pedagogues are far more ...
The Roots of Opting Out: Family, School, and Neighborhood Characteristics Associated With Non-Local School Choices
Intra-district open enrollment policies are increasingly implemented as a means of expanding children’s educational opportunities and promoting greater racial integration in urban schools. However, racial segregation ...
7 Leadership Blind Spots: Adult Development, Emotional Intelligence, and Leadership Effectiveness Among Biotech R&D Leaders
In this multiple-case study of 6 mid-level leaders working in biotech R&D--an archetype of a complex, uncertain, turbulent, and, multidisciplinary 21st-Century workplace--I explore the importance and interaction of mental ...