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ERIC Number: EJ1105060
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 53
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1934-5267
Enhancing Cross-Cultural Competence in Multicultural Teacher Education: Transformation in Global Learning
Seeberg, Vilma; Minick, Theresa
International Journal of Multicultural Education, v14 n3 2012
Teacher education needs to engage teacher candidates in developing cross-cultural competence so that they may be able to transmit global learning to their future students. This study theorizes cross-cultural competence (CCC) from the perspectives of multicultural and global education. During a four-year project at a mid-western US university, utilizing Web 2.0 technologies, the authors implemented and evaluated a pedagogical approach intended to foster cross-cultural competence with an emphasis on dispositional transformation. A mixed-method design assessed students on CCC standards and found that they developed affective as well as cognitive CCC. By implication, the model can be adapted in other teacher education classrooms to foster cross-cultural, multicultural global learning.
International Journal of Multicultural Education. Eastern University, 1300 Eagle Road, St. Davids, PA 19087. Tel: 610-341-1597; Fax: 484-581-1276; e-mail: ijme@eastern.edu; Web site: http://www.ijme-journal.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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