ERIC Number: EJ522327
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Reducing Education Students' Ethnocentrism: Difficulties and Possible Solutions.
MacDonald, Christine D.; Sperry, Linda L.
Contemporary Education, v67 n1 p49-50 Fall 1995
Many universities promote cultural awareness by directly teaching sensitivity toward cultural diversity. Because students tend to be somewhat ethnocentric, which is not consonant with the display of culturally tolerant attitudes, multicultural education can help them acquire more tolerant attitudes. The paper describes the influence of a course in multiculturalism. (SM)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "Diversity."