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THE BRAID OF TEACHING: Exploring the weave of elementary school contexts in an Appalachian school district
(Virginia Tech, 1999-08-20)
This dissertation examines how elementary school teachers in a small rural district set between two state universities talked about the contextual elements that interacted with their teaching roles. The school district ...
"There Must Be Musical Joy:" An Ethnography of a Norwegian Music School
(Virginia Tech, 1997-03-30)
This study seeks to discuss issues and practices as found among three musicians, their classrooms, rehearsals and performances in a music school in Asker, Norway. The issues explored are more generally "Western" than ...
Defining diversity: the politics of identity in a rural community
(Virginia Tech, 1995-04-05)
This ethnographic study examines the meaning of "diversity" in a rural community, along with related issues of social identity. Data collected through participant observation, public documents, and interviews has shown ...