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Como una flor/like a flower, we bloom: Memories along the community college pathway

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Jesus Jaime-Diaz corresponding author
Josie Méndez-Negrete


Previous studies on Mexican American students in community college have demonstrated a sense of resilience in completing their studies. However, such studies have been student-centric in advising that cultural capital be utilized in fostering student success. In this article, we advise the incorporation of pedagogical conocimientos  as a tool for the professional development of faculty, staff and administrators in humanizing the community college experience. The findings in this article explore ways in which three students draw upon their memories in furthering their education. We analyze how students make sense of lived experiences and transmit them into their educational trajectory.  

Mexican Americans, community college, pedagogical conocimientos

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Jaime-Diaz, J., & Méndez-Negrete, J. (2021). Como una flor/like a flower, we bloom: Memories along the community college pathway. Advances in Educational Research and Evaluation, 2(2), 177-187.


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