Citation: Scott Tharp, D. (2015). Using Critical Discourse Analysis to Understand Student Resistant to Diversity, Caddo Gap Press, 23 (1), 2-8.
The journal entitled ” Using Critical Discourse Analysis to Understand Student Resistant to Diversity” is talked about an effort to make people aware and conscious about the importance of understanding diversity and social justice especially the target of this is the student of university. Actually, I also used these journals for my CCU journal article Critique, but in this part, I will focus on the Methodology of this research.
This journals using Action Research approach and using CDA tools to explore the student’s discourse deals with the concept of diversity and social justice. This research subject is the first year students during the fall 2014 academic year. This study has a purpose of enhancing the students learning about the issues of diversity and social justice. Before conducted this research the researcher make a lesson plan which consists of six core competence, those are diversity, social justice, privilege, social identity, oppression, and allyship. This research is through the workshop activities and there are a lot of response from the student’s deals with diversity and social justice.
Is it possible to implement this study in my future classroom? I think I will use this implement this study, but I need some adaptation to some point and use an active or good method for my future classroom. Besides that, overall this journal gives a new perspective to me deals with the topic of diversity.