ERIC Number: EJ1104877
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
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Making the Best of an Inappropriate Textbook: Using an "International Edition" to Teach Critical Thinking and Intercultural Understanding
Marcellus, Kristina C.
Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, v9 n1 p85-89 Spr 2016
In this report, I outline and provide examples of an approach to using an international edition of an introductory sociology textbook to facilitate cross-cultural learning and critical thinking skills in an EFL (English as a foreign language) environment at a small engineering university in the United Arab Emirates.
Descriptors: Textbooks, Sociology, Introductory Courses, Multicultural Education, Critical Thinking, English (Second Language), Engineering Education, Universities, Foreign Countries
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: United Arab Emirates