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ERIC Number: EJ1083773
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Analysis of Multi-Cultural Education Concept in Order to Explain Its Components
Mostafazadeh, Esmail; Keshtiaray, Narges; Ghulizadeh, Azar
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n1 p1-12 2015
Existing racial, ethnic, linguistic, cultural variety, in different countries, educational systems, committed them to respond decently to plurality & diversity of their communities, and they are considered to be decently in educational curriculum. Multicultural education is an approach that is adopted in response to cultural diversity in a society and its educational system. This study was performed to investigate the reasons for considering the multicultural curriculum and identify its components. Research method was qualitative and content analysis. To collect information all available sources of multicultural education in print and electronic libraries (valid databases) were used & were analyzed using the inductive category. The findings of this research along with specifying the concept of multicultural education also showed that, attention to multicultural education curriculum, at global and national situation is an inevitable necessity. At the end of study, the components of multicultural education were identified. In summary, the following were noted: Anti-racism education, acceptance of diversity & plurality, peaceful coexistence with other groups, regarding educational justice, flexibility in educational programs, variety in using of teaching methods, and so, variety in using of educational materials, as well as using a variety of evaluation methods, training of human capacities, promoting and the strengthening of respect for the differences of others, the human tendency to create social trends rather than specific, positive attitude to different cultures, helping to develop a positive self-concept, to protect minority languages, strengthening intercultural and inter-cultural communication and ...
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Iran
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