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Gifted Women Who Underachieve: A Study of Mathematics and Gender 2007 4091 This investigates the underachievement of gifted women in mathematics. Chapter one looks at the sources of societal negative attitudes toward mathematics, why we study mathematics and reasons mathematics is hard to learn. Chapter two looks at obstacl...
Transforming Oppression in Nursing Education: Towards a Liberation Pedagogy 2008 6873 This work explores the history of oppression in nursing education and how this oppression serves to perpetuate hostility, mistrust, and rigidity in nursing programs. It looks at how oppressive behaviors are learned and transmitted in nursing programs...
Upon the King : myth and meaning in the principalship 2006 1405 "The night before the historical battle of Agincourt, in Shakespeare's retelling of the events, King Henry dons a cloak and walks among his troops, conversing with them frankly, if in secret, about the responsibilities of the leader and the led. Enou...
Critical aesthetic pedagogy : toward a theory of self and social understanding 2006 3638 "This dissertation attempts to describe a new form of education called Critical Aesthetic Pedagogy. The object of this pedagogical method is to infuse aesthetic experience into critical educational practices in order to enhance capacities in students...
Is the leadership in the black church complicit in the perpetuation of dominance and oppression? 2009 4039 This dissertation investigates the relationship between church leadership and parishioners and hypothesizes that the leadership in the black church is complicit in the perpetuation of dominating and oppressive behaviors within the communities that ar...
Thank you God: a way through the wilderness of double standards, misinformation, and fear to the promised land of welcome and radical inclusivity 2009 7179 The "Black" Church organize, sort, and select members of their congregation based on the leadership's understanding of spirituality, morality, and traditional socialization of religious practices within faith communities. The "Black" Church doctrine:...
Shame on you; shame in me: the impact of degradation on males who identify as gay 2009 2956 Literature in gender and identity studies does not reveal plentiful inquiry regarding the impact of shame, particularly with regard to males who identify as gay; however, the literature does reflect that people who identify as non-conformist with reg...
The emperor has no clothes: teaching about race and racism to people who don't want to know 2010 6503 The Emperor Has No Clothes: Teaching About Race and Racism to People Who Don’t Want to Know is designed to offer both practical and theoretical grounding for leaders and teachers interested in effectively addressing racism as well as other oppressi...
Looking for love: a critique of doctrinal elements of a curriculum framework for the development of catechetical materials for young people of high school age published by the U.S. conference of catholic bishops (USCCB), November 2007. 2010 10182 This study critically examines the curriculum framework published by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops which directs the four year, eight semester course of study for religion classes taught in all U.S. Catholic high schools. By examining this ...
Positive freedom: an exploration of pedagogical citizenship 2010 1389 The purpose of this dissertation is to explore the pedagogical attempt to teach for citizenship in the public school setting. Using the tools of critical/ liberatory pedagogy the critical scholar embarked on a discovery of the foundations of his peda...
Renewing the cultural and environmental commons: creating communities of mutual care, solidarity and reciprocity 2010 2351 This dissertation explores the growing social, economic, and environmental crisis and the resulting culture of fragmentation, destruction and moral disconnection. Utilizing a semi-autobiographical approach that grounds my research in the context of m...
Disciplinary disproportionality and the organization of power 2012 2396 Schools continue to struggle with disproportionate disciplinary outcomes for Black/African American students (Children's Defense Fund, 1975) within a social context that no longer openly discusses or acknowledges the potential impact of race (Bonilla...
All the pieces matter: discovering moral imagination along the wire 2014 1322 Abstract: This dissertation is an investigation into the tool of moral imagination in the service of social justice. Supported by the philosophies of David Purpel, Maxine Greene, and John Dewey, this analysis is engaged through six themes examined th...
Towards a pedagogy of forgiveness: lessons from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict 2017 379 This study explores forgiveness as human behaviors as opposed to an emotional response following perceived wrongdoing. Focusing on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the purpose of this study is to critically investigate the concepts of forgiveness th...
Critical consciousness and current classroom teachers 2018 336 Public education continues to be a cornerstone of society in the United States. The process of public education has been touted as the way great equalizer in that it provides all with an equal opportunity to gain skills and knowledge to live out the ...
The human side of teaching : an inquiry into the limits and possibilities of teacher evaluation 1987 6 The focus of this study was the human side of teaching, i.e., those traits and characteristics of teaching which are not formally evaluated, but must be present for effective teaching-learning to take place. There were 18 traits and characteristics i...
Theories of social reproduction and student resistance in Jamaica, West Indies 1987 4 The main purpose of this study is to examine the theories of social reproduction and student resistance in education. Additionally, the study will investigate the extent to which these theories, developed in capitalist countries, have implications fo...
Middle school science teachers' conceptions of the nature of scientific knowledge 1992 1 The purpose of this interpretive inquiry study was to ascertain the conceptions of the nature of scientific knowledge of middle school science teachers. Initially, a model of the nature of scientific knowledge was developed from the literature. Scien...
The Hollywood curriculum : teachers and teaching in the movies 1995 1 Fifty-one motion pictures (distributed widely in the United States over the past 60 years) are analyzed to construct a theory of curriculum in the movies grounded in the emerging field of cultural studies with particular ties to critical pedagogy. Th...