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A Photographic Case Study of Navajo Children's Views of Their Education


Abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate whether an alignment exists between the mission of Puente de Hozho Magnet School and the visualization of how current Navajo students view their education at the school. Qualitative research was used as an opportunity to explore the significance and to gain an in-depth understanding of how Navajo students view their education in the context of their personal experiences. The population consisted of six Navajo fifth grade students who lived outside the boundaries of their Indian reservation and attended school at Puente de Hozho Magnet School. The six student participants were asked to respond to the question, "What does your education look like at Puente de Hozho Magnet School?" through... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Yazzie, Lamont Lee (Author) / Spencer, Dee Ann (Advisor) / Appleton, Nicholas A (Committee member) / Gilmore, Treva C (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education / Educational evaluation / Education policy / Bilingual / Immersion / Navajo / Photo Elicitation
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 122 pages
Language English
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Note Ed.D. Educational Administration and Supervision 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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