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Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education

2008

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Full-Text Articles in Education

Advancement Of Educational Research, Sherwood Thompson Dec 2007

Advancement Of Educational Research, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Toward Mainstreaming Critical Peace Education In U.S. Teacher Education, Edward Brantmeier Dec 2007

Toward Mainstreaming Critical Peace Education In U.S. Teacher Education, Edward Brantmeier

Edward J. Brantmeier

No abstract provided.


Teacher Research As A Feminist Act, Mary Christianakis Dec 2007

Teacher Research As A Feminist Act, Mary Christianakis

Mary Christianakis

No abstract provided.


Children's Issues In Uruguay, C. Peralta Nash, A. Peralta Dec 2007

Children's Issues In Uruguay, C. Peralta Nash, A. Peralta

Claudia Peralta

No abstract provided.


Sister Katherine: An Example Of Feminist Educational Leadership, Barbara Thayer-Bacon Dec 2007

Sister Katherine: An Example Of Feminist Educational Leadership, Barbara Thayer-Bacon

Barbara J. Thayer-Bacon

No abstract provided.


The Hegemony Of English As A Global Language, Gulbahar Beckett, Yan Guo Dec 2007

The Hegemony Of English As A Global Language, Gulbahar Beckett, Yan Guo

Gulbahar Beckett

English, the first language of about 400 million people in Britain, the United States
and the Commonwealth, has become the dominant global language of
communication, business, aviation, entertainment, diplomacy, and the Internet. As
such, an estimated number of over a billion people speak it as their second or
foreign language. These second- and foreign-language speakers of English include
millions of migrant and immigrant English as a Second Language (ESL) schoolage
students (see Faltis, 2006) and over 560,000 international ESL university
students in the United States (Open Doors, 2006) and over 137,000 in Canada
(OECD, 2003). About a billion ...


Measuring The Unmeasurable: Maternal Piety Scales, Siti Aishah Hassan Ph.D. Dec 2007

Measuring The Unmeasurable: Maternal Piety Scales, Siti Aishah Hassan Ph.D.

Siti Aishah Hassan Ph.D.

The purpose of this study was to develop an instrument that measures maternal spiritual characteristics. Particularly, the instrument aims to measure a domain of spirituality which is commonly regarded as “the un-measurable” i.e. Maternal Piety.The results provided evidence that the instrument achieved sound psychometrics properties.TLI, and CFI were > 0.90 and RMSEA was < 0.08 which were evidences for construct validity. Moreover, the findings supported the postulation that MP positively influenced MQR as evidence for the criterion-related validity. In short, Maternal Piety Scales is a reliable and valid instrument


Commitment To Change Among Managers In A Selected Service Organization In Malaysia, Siti Aishah Hassan Ph.D. Dec 2007

Commitment To Change Among Managers In A Selected Service Organization In Malaysia, Siti Aishah Hassan Ph.D.

Siti Aishah Hassan Ph.D.

This study examines the role of trust in management as a mediator of the relationship between job related variables, managerial practice variables and commitment to change. The job related variables studied include feedback, job autonomy, employee participation and goal clarity. The managerial practice variables studied include procedural justice, perceived organizational support, transformational leadership, shared values, opportunistic behavior and communication. Data were gathered from 294 managerial staff in a selected service organization in Malaysia using self-administered questionnaires. The results of a structural equation modeling indicate that the relationships among the job related variables, managerial practice variables, and commitment to change were ...


Proyecto De Tesis De Magister, Kerwin A. Livingstone Dec 2007

Proyecto De Tesis De Magister, Kerwin A. Livingstone

Kerwin A. Livingstone

No abstract provided.


Pedagogia Intercultural, Marco Tavanti Dec 2007

Pedagogia Intercultural, Marco Tavanti

Marco Tavanti

American and international students participating in the DePaul educational programs in Chiapas, Mexico learn to develop their intercultural intelligence. This article shows the pedagogical innovations behind the sustainable development and indigenous rights program in Chiapas.


Migration States Or States Of Exception? Social Movements Confront Authoritarian Statism, Nicos Trimikliniotis Dec 2007

Migration States Or States Of Exception? Social Movements Confront Authoritarian Statism, Nicos Trimikliniotis

Nicos Trimikliniotis

-Introduction -Defining the State -Europeanisation and the State -The Emergent Migration State -The Centrality of the Border: Migration and the State of Exception -Revisiting the ‘Agency versus Structure’ Debate -Migrants against the State of Exception ----Link: http://www.kora.metu.edu.tr/glomig/GLOMIG_Conference_Proceedings_Book.pdf Introduction If we are to address thoroughly an issue as complex as migration, we are forced to examine closely how the methods for controlling migration are being reformulated. The focus of our paper is primarily the European context, but the ideas and processes have a much wider scope. In an era that is characterised by ...