Session II: Tanya R. Rutner Room

Jungsook Kim, Theodoto Ressa and Gilbert Kaburu

From Left: Jungsook Kim, Theodoto Ressa and Gilbert Kaburu presented at the 2014 Student Research Forum. Copyright 2014 – The Ohio State University. All Rights Reserved.


Gilbert Kaburu
Teaching and Learning, Multicultural and Equity Studies in Education
Dr. Cynthia Tyson, Advisor

Title: Social Justice (Pedagogy): The Case of Mission Girls’ School
Abstract: This study employs critical theory as a frame of analysis to understand how teachers in Mission Girls’ Primary School perceive social justice, and how they apply it in their classroom pedagogical practices. Contact: kaburu.1@osu.edu


Jungsook Kim
Teaching and Learning, Language, Education, and Society
Dr. Elaine Richardson, Advisor

Title: Negotiating Language Ideologies and Identities Among International Teaching Associates in a University Spoken English Classroom
Abstract: This research examines what language ideologies are embedded in an American spoken English class for international teaching associates (ITAs) in a major midwestern university setting, how those ideologies are practiced and thus how they influence international graduate students’ identities. Contact: kim.4277@osu.edu


Theodoto Ressa
Teaching and Learning, Multicultural and Equity Studies in Education
Dr. Laurie Katz, Advisor

Title: The Path to College: Narrative Experiences of Students with Disabilities
Abstract: The passage of The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (2004) has led to increased enrollment of children with special needs. Yet their transition to college remains low. This qualitative study, based on narrative inquiry and disability studies, will collect data from students with disabilities about their K-12 experiences. Contact: ressa.6@osu.edu


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