ERIC Number: ED454337
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Multicultural Education: Issues, Policies, and Practices. Research in Multicultural Education and International Perspectives, Volume 1.
Salili, Farideh, Ed.; Hoosain, Rumjahn, Ed.
This book presents recent research findings on different aspects of multicultural education, informing teachers of the issues, policies, and new approaches prevalent around the world. The ten chapters are: (1) "Multicultural Education: History, Issues, and Practices" (Farideh Salili and Rumjahn Hoosain); (2) "Cooperative Learning Programs and Multicultural Education: Improving Intergroup Relations" (Robert Cooper and Robert E. Slavin); (3) "Understanding the Impact of Disadvantage on Academic Achievement" (Colette Van Laar); (4) "Academic Adaptation of Asian Migrant and Overseas Students in Australia and Canada" (Cynthia Leung); (5) "Students as Cultural Beings: Motivation, Learning, and Achievement among Students of Diverse Ethnic Backgrounds in Australia" (Clarence Chi-hung Ng); (6) "Multicultural Education in Post-Soviet Latvia: Balancing the Legacies of the Past and a Vision for the Future" (Iveta Silova and Guntars Catlaks); (7) "Immigration Policy, Multicultural and Anti-Racist Education in Australia: Charting the Changes" (Bob Hill and Rod Allan); (8) "Validation of the Multicultural Personality Questionnaire among an Internationally Oriented Student Population in Taiwan" (Stefan T. Mol, Jan-Pieter van Oudenhoven, and Karen I. van der Zee); (9) "Education Needs for Cross-Cultural Convergence in Family Legal Duties and Reciprocal Responsibilities: Comparisons across Taiwan, Mainland China and the United States" (Oliver C. S. Tzeng); (10) "Literature, A Driving Force in Ethnic Identity and Social Responsibility Development" (Nancy Hansen-Krening, Donald T. Mizokawa, and Zhongming Wu). (Chapters contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Culturally Relevant Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Immigration, Multicultural Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; Canada; China; Latvia; Taiwan