Title: Rethinking modern languages and cultures instruction as decolonizing pedagogy
Authors: González, Ismel
Keywords: Modern languages;Study and teaching;Language acquisition;Cultural identities
Issue Date: 5-Jan-2016
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to explore secondary modern languages teachers' beliefs about language and their cultural identities, and how these beliefs were embodied in their programs and pedagogical practices. The study also explored how these teachers encouraged their students to use their first languages and cultures to support their acquisition of the languages they were taught. The design of the study was qualitative and emergent and was informed by a decolonizing research methodology.
URI: http://knowledgecommons.lakeheadu.ca/handle/2453/699
Discipline: Education
Degree Name : Ph.D.
Degree Level: Doctoral
Advisor: Courtland, Mary Clare
Appears in Collections:Electronic Theses and Dissertations from 2009

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