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Syring, Marcus; Tillmann, Teresa; Sacher, Nicole; Weiß, Sabine; Kiel, Ewald – Improving Schools, 2018
The present study is aimed at identifying demands and tasks that are considered important by experts in the field of interculturalism for the successful development of schools. Although different theoretical models about intercultural school development, incorporating various conditions and dimensions, have already been suggested, gaps in research…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Institutional Cooperation, Educational Cooperation, Educational Development
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McKay, Jane; O'Neill, Deborah; Petrakieva, Lina – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
Transition support for international students has traditionally adopted deficit models which attempt to "fix" assumed academic literacy problems. This study explores a more culturally inclusive initiative which supported international students at a UK university in a holistic and developmental way. The initiative was delivered across an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Foreign Students, Cultural Awareness
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Michelson, Kristen – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2018
Recent scholarship in second and foreign language (FL) pedagogy has advocated for approaches to teaching culture that move beyond static notions of culture-as-fact, construed in terms of national traditions, towards relational approaches that foster strategies for interaction within discourse communities, where members embody and express a range…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Cultural Awareness, Multiple Literacies, Second Language Learning
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Acquah, Emmanuel O.; Commins, Nancy L. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
Studying in a foreign country, where one becomes a cultural outsider and where one lacks knowledge of and access to dominant cultural practices, can be a perfect context for challenging students' values, beliefs, and attitudes, particularly when these experiences are coupled with coursework on diversity. This study explored international students'…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Students, Student Attitudes, Student Journals
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Eldardiry, Dalia H.; Elmoghazy, Zeinab A. – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2018
The paper explores the impact of the internet on students and their enhancement of their Identity and culture in the world of globalization. It is based on two stages; a theoretical background in the literature that provides criteria for examining the issue of the study. Then, the analytical study is done to the collected data. The paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Influence of Technology, Self Concept
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Dang, Tu Cam Thi; Seals, Corinne – TESOL Journal, 2018
This article delves into the issue of incorporating sociolinguistic aspects of language and culture into the current primary English textbooks in Vietnam. The authors first provide an overview of primary English teaching in the Vietnamese setting and then evaluate the current primary English textbooks in relation to the objectives of foreign…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbook Evaluation, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Brooks, Wanda; Cueto, Desiree – Journal of Literacy Research, 2018
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the "Journal of Literacy Research," this article reviews the trajectory of a particular line of scholarship published in this journal over the past five decades. We focus on African diaspora youth literature to contemplate and extend the ways in which literacy researchers carry out textual analysis…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Adolescent Literature, Periodicals, Literacy
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Hajisoteriou, Christina; Karousiou, Christiana; Angelides, Panayiotis – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2018
Contemporary phenomena, including modernization, globalization, and migration, have altered the sociopolitical and cultural conditions of schooling. Schools are called upon to respond to such change through improvement efforts fostering intercultural education. To this end, this research examines school actors' perceptions of the successful…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Foreign Countries, Attitude Measures, Educational Improvement
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Zoch, Melody; Alarcón, Jeannette; Bettez, Silvia; Hardin, Belinda – Multicultural Perspectives, 2018
With greater diversification of American society comes a need to forge intercultural connections that will promote and support effective education services for immigrant families. The intercultural approach taken in this community project goes beyond a paradigm of coexistence. Rather, the term "intercultural" implies an integrated…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Educational Attitudes, Cultural Background, Intercultural Communication
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Warren, Chezare A.; Bonilla, Christian – Multicultural Perspectives, 2018
Students' college aspirations precede any decision they may make to apply and enroll in college. College aspirations broadly refer to the formal development of specific plans made by a young person to position themselves to enroll in a four-year college or university after high school. Regular, ongoing interaction with college-educated adults is…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, Academic Aspiration, Phenomenology
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Walker, Jennie L. – Journal of Management Education, 2018
As world communication, technology, and trade become increasingly integrated through globalization, multinational corporations seek employees with global leadership skills. However, the demand for these skills currently outweighs the supply. Given the rarity of globally ready leaders, global competency development should be emphasized in business…
Descriptors: Management Development, Learning Theories, Global Approach, Leadership Training
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Winarni, Endang Widi; Purwandari, Endina Putri; Lusa, Herman; Dadi, Sri – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2018
Tabot Bengkulu as one of cultural ceremony in Bengkulu province is a cultural asset that held once a year in Muharram Month in Islamic Calendar. This ceremony has many character values in society such as religious, social care, and environment care. The use of local wisdom in learning can improve the social interaction knowledge for elementary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education
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Beutel, Denise A.; Tangen, Donna – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
The diversity of student populations globally is increasing more rapidly than the diversity of the teaching workforce. Concerns are that beginning teachers are ill-prepared to meet the needs of the diversity of students in their classrooms. This lack of preparedness has been partially attributed to inadequate preparation within teacher education…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Cultural Awareness, Teacher Education Programs, Cultural Pluralism
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Akca, Figen; Ulutas, Emrah; Yabanci, Cemile – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
The purpose of this study is to examine the correlation between Teachers' Self-efficacy beliefs, locus of control and intercultural sensitivities and to analyze these variables based on various demographic variables. The data of the study were collected through teachers' locus of control scale developed by Sadowski, Taylor, Woodward, Peacher,…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Beliefs, Self Efficacy, Individual Differences
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Koretsky, Milo; Montfort, Devlin; Nolen, Susan Bobbitt; Bothwell, Michelle; Davis, Susannah; Sweeney, James – Chemical Engineering Education, 2018
We describe progress on a comprehensive, programmatic change initiative whose goal is to create an inclusive culture that fosters diversity and a shift towards more meaningful, consequential work. While this initiative has several elements that target different aspects of unit practices and culture, we focus here on pedagogical change. Our…
Descriptors: Chemical Engineering, Teaching Methods, Curriculum Development, Academic Achievement
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