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Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education | International and Comparative Education
Given that there is no research that focuses exclusively on the experiences of international doctoral student mothers, this study chose to explore the challenges and supports that ten of these women experienced at one U.S. university. Using in-depth qualitative interviews with open ended questions, it explored the triumphs and trials of these students in their academic journeys in regard to their performances in the classroom, and their relationships with faculty and peers. It also brainstormed the ways in which faculty, advisors and peers, might consider changing their practices and behaviors in classrooms and on campus, to allow these participants to feel more valued, and for classrooms to become more inclusive as the diversity within them grows.
Murad, Mishka, "The Voices and Lived Academic Experiences of International Doctoral Student Mothers" (2021). Doctoral Dissertations. 2261.
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