Changing the field: A Bourdieusian analysis of educational practices that support equitable outcomes among minoritized youth on two informal science learning programs

Authors: Archer, L., Godec, S., Calabrese Barton, A., Dawson, E., Mau, A. and Patel, U.

Journal: Science Education

Volume: 105

Issue: 1

Pages: 166-203

eISSN: 1098-237X

ISSN: 0036-8326

DOI: 10.1002/sce.21602

Abstract:

Supporting more equitable participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) remains a key, persistent educational challenge. This paper employs a sociological Bourdieusian lens to explore how equitable youth outcomes might be supported through informal science learning (ISL). Drawing on multimodal, ethnographic data from four case study youth aged 11–14 from two ISL programs, we identify four areas of practice that were enacted to a greater or lesser extent in the programs in support of equitable youth outcomes. We identify how the equitable potential of these practices was realized through a disruption of dominant power relations. It is argued that ISL should focus on changing the field, rather than young people. Affordances and limitations of the Bourdieusian lens are discussed.

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/36426/

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Changing the field: A Bourdieusian analysis of educational practices that support equitable outcomes among minoritized youth on two informal science learning programs

Authors: Archer, L., Godec, S., Calabrese Barton, A., Dawson, E., Mau, A. and Patel, U.

Journal: SCIENCE EDUCATION

Volume: 105

Issue: 1

Pages: 166-203

eISSN: 1098-237X

ISSN: 0036-8326

DOI: 10.1002/sce.21602

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/36426/

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Changing the field: A Bourdieusian analysis of educational practices that support equitable outcomes among minoritized youth on two informal science learning programs

Authors: Archer, L., Godec, S., Calabrese Barton, A., Dawson, E., Mau, A. and Patel, U.

Journal: Science Education

Volume: 105

Pages: 166-203

Publisher: Wiley Periodical LLC

DOI: 10.1002/sce.2162

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/36426/

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Changing the field: A Bourdieusian analysis of educational practices that support equitable outcomes among minoritized youth on two informal science learning programs

Authors: Archer, L., Godec, S., Calabrese Barton, A., Dawson, E., Mau, A. and Patel, U.

Journal: Science Education

Volume: 105

Issue: 1

Pages: 166-203

ISSN: 0036-8326

Abstract:

Supporting more equitable participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) remains a key, persistent educational challenge. This paper employs a sociological Bourdieusian lens to explore how equitable youth outcomes might be supported through informal science learning (ISL). Drawing on multimodal, ethnographic data from four case study youth aged 11–14 from two ISL programs, we identify four areas of practice that were enacted to a greater or lesser extent in the programs in support of equitable youth outcomes. We identify how the equitable potential of these practices was realized through a disruption of dominant power relations. It is argued that ISL should focus on changing the field, rather than young people. Affordances and limitations of the Bourdieusian lens are discussed.

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/36426/

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