Literacy events and practices that position Hmong women to meet academic success in community colleges

dc.contributor.advisor Jeanne Dyches
dc.contributor.advisor Anne Foegen
dc.contributor.author Koch, Jody
dc.contributor.department Education
dc.date 2018-08-11T12:30:46.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T03:04:46Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T03:04:46Z
dc.date.copyright Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2017
dc.date.embargo 2001-01-01
dc.date.issued 2017-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>This study examined the literacy events and practices of Hmong women achieving academic success at a community college. Three women participants were interviewed regarding their past and present literacy events and practices. In addition, each participant took photographs of their own literacy events for five weeks. The photographs provided additional material for further discussion during the interviews. The study was designed as a collective case study in order to explore each participant's literacy practices and compare across cases. Coding was first conducted deductively, separating literacy events from literacy practices. Then each primary code was subjected to a second around of coding. Literacy events were also deductively coded, according to the narrative methods of situation, continuity, and place. Literacy practices were inductively coded to draw forth themes within each case. Findings indicate participants used literacy to meet school objectives, aid in learning, facilitate verbal interactions, affirm identity, and achieve goals. A combination of these literacy practices and cultural wealth helped these participants achieve academic success at the community college level. Implications for culturally responsive teaching are discussed.</p>
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dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/etd/15552/
dc.identifier.articleid 6559
dc.identifier.contextkey 11057954
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.31274/etd-180810-5169
dc.identifier.s3bucket isulib-bepress-aws-west
dc.identifier.submissionpath etd/15552
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/29735
dc.language.iso en
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dc.subject.disciplines Community College Education Administration
dc.subject.disciplines Community College Leadership
dc.subject.disciplines Education
dc.subject.keywords community college
dc.subject.keywords Hmong
dc.subject.keywords literacy
dc.subject.keywords literacy practices
dc.title Literacy events and practices that position Hmong women to meet academic success in community colleges
dc.type article
dc.type.genre dissertation
dspace.entity.type Publication
thesis.degree.discipline Education
thesis.degree.level dissertation
thesis.degree.name Doctor of Philosophy
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