Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education


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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Spring 2017 Research Fair, Graduate Student Poster Session, April 5, 2017.


Copyright © 2017 J. Joshua Byrd, Sarah Erwin, Kara Cruickshank, Jessica Fetrow


Anubhuti English Medium School is located in Jalgaon, Mahrashtra, India. The school’s mission is to: create a learning environment conducive to nurturing learners and the educators to be creative, capable, compassionate and equanimous citizens of character with global outlook. • Ethno-theory is an approach that seeks to understand how cultural beliefs affect practice.

Purpose: Explore the interactions between teachers and administration with students at Anubhūti English Medium School, in Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India. • Document perception of methodology, effectiveness, student-teacher relationships, and classroom climate. • Understand educational practice through the eyes of the participants. • Provide new information pertaining to the daily happenings of an Indian primary school. • Form a body of research that includes interpretations of Eastern culture through a Western filter.