ERIC Number: ED426131
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Multicultural Education: Reflection on Theory and Practice.
Hakkinen, Kirsti, Ed.
The 21 papers review the most recent research approaches to multicultural education and discuss initiatives for new methods of teaching and learning. More than 400 people from 12 countries participated in this conference. The first section, "Theoretical Reflections on Multicultural Education," contains five articles on curriculum development and two dealing with the ethical principles that guide research in the field of multicultural education. The four papers of part 2, "Multicultural Teaching Practices and Migrant Teaching," concentrate on research on multicultural teaching and learning practices. Part 3, "Practical Examples of Multicultural Education in Different Disciplines," contains six examples of multicultural education projects. "International Student Mobility as a Challenge for Educational Institutions," part 4, contains four papers focusing on the mobility of students. Part 5 centers on "Development Perspectives for Educational Policy Planning in Africa." Each paper contains references. (Contains 10 figures and 5 tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics, Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Multicultural Education, Program Descriptions, Student Mobility, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship
University of Jyvaskyla, Continuing Education Centre, Multicultural Programmes, P.O. Box 35, FIN-40351, Jyvaskyla, Finland.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Jyvaskyla Univ. (Finland). Continuing Education Centre.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Selected papers from the International Conference on Multicultural Education (Jyvaskyla, Finland, October 16-18, 1997).