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ERIC Number: EJ791571
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 26
ISSN: ISSN-1525-7401
Being Smart in a Diverse World
Westby, Carol
Communication Disorders Quarterly, v29 n1 p7-13 2007
This article reviews the concept of intelligence from different cultural perspectives and explains why the traditional approach to determining "who is smart" is inappropriate for students from culturally/linguistically diverse backgrounds and inadequate even for determining if mainstream students will be successful in daily living. The concept of successful intelligence is described and related to the components of cultural intelligence that are essential for professionals to function effectively in a diverse world. Strategies for promoting cultural intelligence in students are suggested.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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