ERIC Number: ED478514
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Publication Date: 2003
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Teaching, Learning, and Motivation in a Multicultural Context. Research in Multicultural Education and International Perspectives.
Salili, Farideh, Ed.; Hoosain, Rumjahn, Ed.
This book, third in a series, is designed to present educators with current research and emerging issues in teaching, learning, and motivation in a multicultural context. The introduction contains: (1) "Recent Developments in Multicultural Education: Issues and Ideas" (Farideh Salili and Rumjahn Hoosain). Part 2, "Theoretical and Methodological Perspectives: Issues and Applications in Multicultural Education," contains: (2) "How Do Students from Different Cultures Motivate Themselves for Academic Learning?" (Monique Boekaerts); (3) "A Process-Oriented Approach to Culture: Theoretical and Methodological Issues in the Study of Culture and Motivation" (Akane Zusho and Paul R. Pintrich); (4) "Culture, Attribution Process, and Conflict in Multicultural Educational Settings" (Hector Betancourt and Gangaw Zaw); (5) "A Motivation Intervention for At-Risk Youth" (Sandra Graham, April Z. Taylor, and Colette Dolland); (6) "Cross-Cultural Validation of Self-Concept Measures and Theoretical Models in the Chinese Context" (Chit-Kwong Kong, Kit-Tai Hau, and Herbert W. Marsh); and (7) "Does Knowledge Exist If Nobody Knows about It? Exploring Eastern and Western Ontologies of Knowledge" (Marta Fulop and Ference Marton). Part 3, "Multicultural Perspectives on Teaching and Teacher Education," contains: (8) "Program Differences in Values Teaching in Teacher Education Programs: Canada, Mexico, and the United States" (Ratna Ghosh and Norma Tarrow); (9) "Multiculturalism in New South Wales Australia: A Retrospective and Prospective View" (Valentina McInerney and Dennis McInerney); (10) "Teaching in Higher Education: International Initiatives Promoting Quality and Value" (Alenoush Saroyan and Marian Jazvac); and (11) "Teacher Thinking and Practice from a Chinese Cultural Perspective: Lessons for East and West" (David Watkins). Part 4, "Success and Failures in Multicultural Settings," contains: (12) "Educational Achievement in a Multicultural Context: Diverse Democracies with Shared Family Values" (Oliver C. S. Tzeng); (13) "The Making of School Success and Failure: The Case of the New Immigrant Students from Mainland China" (Benjamin K. P. Leung); (14) "What Does Labeling Do to Stereotyping? Beyond Prototypes and Cognitive Economy" (Takashi Yamauchi and Kevin D. McGuire); and (15) "Managing Stigma: Disidentification from the Academic Domain among Members of Stigmatized Groups" (Colette van Laar and Belle Derks). Each chapter contains references, and the book contains an index. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cultural Awareness, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Learning, Multicultural Education, Self Concept, Student Motivation, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
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