Week Reading Assignment Analysis

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This week reading assignment evidently underline what we have been learning from previous weeks. Our students might carry their “culture” and “cultural capital” long when they come to school. Before reading Calarco’s (2011) article, I have accidentally discussed with my Indonesian friend about our graduate students’ lives. Surprisingly, she mentioned about humiliation and elaborated that “I feel afraid to ask questions in class.” I disclosed to her, “me either.” This maybe our shared culture in Southeast Asia. While reading the articles, I realized that I brought Thai culture to the United States. For me, it is difficult to raise my hand to ask questions in class, particularly during my first year of the program. It has been challenging when
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