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Lee, Courtland C., Ed. – American Counseling Association, 2019
With an emphasis on direct application to practice, this graduate-level text offers strategies for working with diverse client groups in a variety of settings. Introductory chapters build a foundation for cross-cultural counseling with discussions on current theory, the ongoing pursuit of multicultural competence, and the complexities of…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Cultural Differences, Counseling Theories, Cultural Awareness
Hall, Gene E., Ed.; Quin, Linda F., Ed.; Gollnick, Donna M., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
This enlightening handbook offers current, international perspectives on the conditions in communities, contemporary practices in schooling, relevant research on teaching and learning, and implications for the future of education. It contains diverse conceptual frameworks for analyzing existing issues in education, including but not limited to…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices, Context Effect
Sandoval-Hernández, Andrés, Ed.; Isac, Maria Magdalena, Ed.; Miranda, Daniel, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2018
This thematic report identifies factors and conditions that can help schools and education systems promote tolerance in a globalized world. The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement's (IEA's) International Civic and Citizenship Study (ICCS) is a comparative research program designed to investigate the ways in…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Awareness, Citizenship Education
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Helm, Francesca – Research-publishing.net, 2018
There has been considerable talk about the future of research and practice in education. Occasionally the discourse tends to the euphoric, sometimes it strays more to the dystopic. Public debates often explore how educators can and should meet society's demands in the globalised, interconnected geopolitical situations of today. Voiced concern…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Computer Mediated Communication, Guidelines, Interaction
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Rosell-Aguilar, Fernando, Ed.; Beaven, Tita, Ed.; Fuertes Gutiérrez, Mara, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2018
This edited volume contains 11 short papers selected from the 2017 Innovative Language Teaching and Learning at University conference (InnoConf), which took place on the 16th of June at The Open University. The theme of the conference was "Integrating Informal Learning into Formal Language Education." The aim of the conference was to…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Blummer, Barbara, Ed.; Kenton, Jeffrey M., Ed.; Wiatrowski, Michael, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
As the world becomes more navigable, opportunities arise for people to live in different countries and for students to study internationally. Such capabilities require universities and other institutions of higher learning to accommodate cultural diversity. "Promoting Ethnic Diversity and Multiculturalism in Higher Education" is an…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Ethnic Diversity, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Awareness
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Huertas-Abril, Cristina A., Ed.; Gómez-Parra, María Elena, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Around the world, school districts and institutions are exploring ways to provide quality education to their students. With this, there is a deeper need for multiculturalism in classrooms, as many students are from varying cultures and speak different languages. "Early Childhood Education from an Intercultural and Bilingual Perspective"…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Bilingual Education, Multicultural Education, Classroom Techniques
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Tafazoli, Dara, Ed.; Gomez Parra, M. Elena, Ed.; Huertas-Abril, Cristina A., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
The ability to effectively communicate with individuals from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds is an invaluable asset. Learning a second language proves useful as students navigate the culturally diverse world; however, studying a second language can be difficult for learners who are not immersed in the real and natural environment of…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Technology
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Álvarez-Mayo, Carmen, Ed.; Gallagher-Brett, Angela, Ed.; Michel, Franck, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2017
This second volume in this series of papers dedicated to innovative language teaching and learning at university focuses on enhancing employability. Throughout the book, which includes a selection of 14 peer-reviewed and edited short papers, authors share good practices drawing on research; reflect on their experience to promote student…
Descriptors: Instructional Innovation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Higher Education
Hope, Julia – Trentham Books, 2017
"It could happen to anybody", observed one nine-year-old child when her teacher read a book in class about refugees. Fiction provides the perfect conduit for the experiences of refugees so that young refugee students feel their experiences are validated, and their peers come to understand their situation. In this book, Julia Hope…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Refugees, Fiction, Cultural Awareness
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Leavitt, Lynda, Ed.; Wisdom, Sherrie, Ed.; Leavitt, Kelly, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
As the world becomes more globalized, student populations in university settings will continue to grow in diversity. To ensure students develop the cultural competence to adapt to new environments, universities and colleges must develop policies and programs to aid in the progression of cultural acceptance and understanding. "Cultural…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Competence, Teaching Methods, Higher Education
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Shahriar, Ambreen, Ed.; Syed, Ghazal Kazim, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
The pursuit of higher education has become increasingly popular among students of many different backgrounds and cultures. As these students embark on higher learning, it is imperative for educators and universities to be culturally sensitive to their differing individualities. "Student Culture and Identity in Higher Education" is an…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Identification (Psychology), Cultural Awareness
Constantinou, Constantia, Ed.; Miller, Michael J., Ed.; Schlesinger, Kenneth, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2017
International librarianship stems from a desire to bring about political change, transcultural understanding, collaboration, and mutual respect. Historically, librarians have been deeply involved with challenging issues of information sharing, equity in information access, and bridging the digital divide between different socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Library Services, Librarians, Global Approach, Partnerships in Education
Enever, Janet, Ed.; Lindgren, Eva, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This is the first collection of research studies to explore the potential for mixed methods to shed light on foreign or second language learning by young learners in instructed contexts. It brings together recent studies undertaken in Cameroon, China, Croatia, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Tanzania and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), French
Ye, Wei – Multilingual Matters, 2017
In this book the author explores the work and living experiences of Confucius Institute Chinese teachers (CICTs) in the United Kingdom, how they interpret and make sense of their sojourning experience, and how this context and the wider globalised social environment have impacted on their understandings and their personal growth. Because of their…
Descriptors: Chinese, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Confucianism
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