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Marialuisa Di Stefano
University of Massachusetts Amherst
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#1Idalis Villanueva (USU: Utah State University)H-Index: 2
#2Marialuisa Di Stefano (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 1
Last.Sheree Benson (USU: Utah State University)
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Abstract In academic mentoring research, there is a need to include empirical designs that considers more sociocultural perspectives. The purpose of this exploratory study was to race re-imagine academic mentoring by considering its sociocultural perspectives (i.e., intersectionality, tokenism, and awareness). For this, a qualitative-dominant mixed-methods approach was used to explore the perspectives and responses of twelve womxn graduate students and faculty involved in science and engineering...
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#2Idalis Villanueva (USU: Utah State University)H-Index: 2
Last.Marialuisa Di StefanoH-Index: 1
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The relationship between graduate students and their research advisors within academia is pivotal to the development and success of the research enterprise. Graduate students rely on their faculty advisor to be a source of information, a departmental negotiator, and a role model to guide their professional and ethical behavior. However, if an advisor does not fully recognize a student’s best interest or they are unaware of how to be an “ethical mentor”, they may overlook the unique social capita...
#1Idalis VillanuevaH-Index: 2
#2Taya CarothersH-Index: 1
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The purpose of this exploratory special issue study was to understand the hidden curriculum (HC), or the unwritten, unofficial, or unintended lessons, around the professionalization of engineering faculty across institutions of higher education. Additionally, how engineering faculty connected the role of HC awareness, emotions, self-efficacy, and self-advocacy concepts was studied. A mixed-method survey was disseminated to 55 engineering faculties across 54 institutions of higher education in th...
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Inclusion is a fundamental aspect of social studies education in general and democratic education in particular. Inclusion is especially important when we consider the possibilities for transnational civic culture and education. The theoretical framework of this study is based upon concepts of positionality, identity, and belonging as they are related to student understanding of communities. A dual-language, third-grade classroom provided the site for this ethnographic study. Data included parti...
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#1Idalis VillanuevaH-Index: 2
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#2Idalis VillanuevaH-Index: 2
Last.Marialuisa Di StefanoH-Index: 1
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#1Idalis VillanuevaH-Index: 2
Last.Marialuisa Di StefanoH-Index: 1
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#1Idalis VillanuevaH-Index: 2
Last.Katherine L. YoumansH-Index: 1
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This study aimed to elevate the experiences and voices of teachers who led the STEM informal education program summer series: National Federation of the Blind Engineering Quotient (NFB EQ). Through its integration with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), NFB EQ opened opportunities from 2013–2016 in Baltimore, Maryland, for 60 blind students (Grades 9–12) to learn about engineering. The purpose of this narrative inquiry study was to understand how teachers foster interest towards ...
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#2Idalis VillanuevaH-Index: 2
Last.Marialuisa Di StefanoH-Index: 1
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