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ERIC Number: ED405301
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 24
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-89333-148-1
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Multicultural & Global/International Education: Guidelines for Programs in Teacher Education.
McFadden, John; And Others
Multicultural education strives to value and respect the uniqueness of persons within a common human community. It expresses the democratic ideals of equality, of unity within diversity, and of justice for all, free of any racial, gender, or social class discrimination. This six-part document explores multicultural and international education in the context of teacher education programs. Part 1 explains multicultural education and examines considerations in educating teachers in multicultural education. Part 2 looks at global/international education and considerations for teacher education. Part 3 focuses on tensions or conflicts between multicultural education and global/international education. Part 4 explores commonalities and connections between multicultural education and global/international education. Part 5 outlines recommendations, including: providing teachers with cross-cultural experiences and reflection, recognizing that multicultural and global and international education involve an ongoing learning process; and working with colleagues across the fields of multicultural education and global and international education. Part 6 provides a list of references and resources on multicultural education and global/international education, and on making connections between multicultural education and global/international education. (Contains 65 references.) (ND)
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Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.