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Amzalag, Meital; Shapira, Noa – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2021
This study examined an online professional development program designed to support meaningful acquaintance and reduce stereotypes and prejudices among teachers from different cultures in Israeli society. The rationale of the online program was based on the premise that indirect online contact might improve intergroup relations in diverse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Faculty Development
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Winarni, Retno; Slamet, St Y.; Syawaludin, Ahmad – European Journal of Educational Research, 2021
This research aims to develop Indonesian Language textbooks with multiculturalism and character education for traditional poetry writing learning. This research uses a research and development approach until the discovery of a proper textbook. The subjects involved in this study were 101 elementary school fourth-graders, 33 teachers, and 2…
Descriptors: Textbook Preparation, Textbook Evaluation, Multicultural Textbooks, Indonesian
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Toprakci, Nihal; Özaydinli, Belgin – International Online Journal of Education and Teaching, 2021
Recent research has revealed that the relationship between language and culture stands out as an important factor in language teaching. The purpose of this study was to examine the cultural content of ninth-grade textbooks used in teaching English based on the WorldReadiness Standards for Learning Languages (WRSLL), and also from teachers'…
Descriptors: Textbook Content, Textbook Publication, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Tabatadze, Shalva; Gorgadze, Natia; Gabunia, Kakha; Tinikashvili, David – Intercultural Education, 2020
This study used content analysis to explore the way in which primary grade school textbooks in Georgia cover multicultural content. Seventeen primary grade textbooks for all subjects were assessed with Relational Qualitative Content Analysis, which included five subcomponents: (1) ethnocentric approaches; (2) promoting intolerance; (3)…
Descriptors: Multicultural Textbooks, Textbook Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Elementary Education
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Sariçoban, Arif; Kirmizi, Özkan – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2020
The present study was undertaken in order to analyze two elementary school coursebooks in terms of their intercultural content. The analysis was based upon Yuen's (2011) framework, which comprises of products, practices, perspectives, and persons. The category of products involves tangible products such as books or paintings as well as abstract…
Descriptors: Textbook Content, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Multicultural Textbooks
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Ford, Donna Y.; Walters, Nicole McZeal; Byrd, Janice A.; Harris, Breshawn N. – Gifted Child Today, 2019
It is commonly accepted and expected that gifted students enjoy reading and other forms of creative modes of storytelling. A core principle from bibliotherapy is that students engage in reading when they identify with one or more characters, and challenges and interests like their own. The same principle applies to multicultural literature--when…
Descriptors: African American Students, Academically Gifted, Student Empowerment, Multicultural Education
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McCardle, Todd – Multicultural Perspectives, 2017
The goal of this piece is to provide educators with the knowledge and practical application needed to build critical literacy within their students using a traditional text that might not be considered multicultural. This essay challenges the idea that "outdated" literary works have no place in today's multicultural classroom, as it…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Critical Literacy, Multicultural Education, Multicultural Textbooks
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Karakus, Mehmet; Türkkan, Buket Turhan; Öztürk, Fikriye – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The document review method, which is a qualitative research method, was used in this study that aims to examine the social studies curriculum and course books in terms of attainments, teaching-learning process and measurement-evaluation process in the context of global citizenship. Furthermore, opinions of social studies teachers on the curriculum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Elementary School Curriculum, Secondary School Curriculum
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Abdou, Ehaab D.; Chan, W. Y. Alice – Multicultural Perspectives, 2017
How are religious traditions and exchanges between them constructed in textbooks used in Quebec? Through a critical discourse analysis of History and Citizenship Education, and Ethics and Religious Culture textbooks, we find that the Abrahamic monotheistic tradition is valorized, while non-Abrahamic monotheistic traditions and polytheism are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religion Studies, Religion, Religious Factors
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Newhouse, Erica H. – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2017
This article illustrates the process and obstacles encountered when applying the Common Core's three-part model of determining text complexity to an urban literature text. This analysis revealed how the model privileges language and literacy practices that limit the range of texts used in classrooms through a process of naturalization and by…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, Literature, Difficulty Level, Multicultural Textbooks
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Cho, Youngdal; Park, Yunkyoung – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2016
In this study we will observe how multicultural content is covered in elementary and secondary schools in Korea. For this purpose, a total of 52 textbooks (social studies, ethics and Korean language from third to ninth grade) were analysed using two analysis frames. The first frame is the "multicultural content analysis frame (MCAF)"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbook Content, Content Analysis, Multicultural Textbooks
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Kim, So Jung; Wee, Su-Jeong; Lee, Young Mi – Early Education and Development, 2016
Research Findings: This qualitative case study examines Korean kindergartners' literary discussions about racial/cultural diversity during a whole-group read-aloud. Using multiple sources of data, including observations, open-ended interviews, and written materials and children's artifacts, this study found that (a) the children exhibited a biased…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Ethnic Diversity, Multicultural Education
Wiggins, Alexis – Educational Leadership, 2016
Wiggins, who has taught in international schools in many countries, describes facets of curriculum, pedagogy, and diverse school communities characteristic of international schools that help forge global-ready graduates. While teaching an interdisciplinary course at the Hong Kong International School, she realized that using internationally…
Descriptors: International Schools, Interdisciplinary Approach, Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education
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Scott, Jill; Scott, Bruce – AILACTE Journal, 2015
The needs of urban schools are the focus of educators. Of primary concern is the lack of qualified teachers who are prepared to meet the needs of learners in U.S. classrooms. One factor of policymakers' concern is the mismatch between the experiences and backgrounds of many teachers versus those of students they will teach. Preservice teachers…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Cultural Differences, Urban Schools, Teacher Education
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Mostafazadeh, Esmail; Keshtiaray, Narges; Ghulizadeh, Azar – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Existing racial, ethnic, linguistic, cultural variety, in different countries, educational systems, committed them to respond decently to plurality & diversity of their communities, and they are considered to be decently in educational curriculum. Multicultural education is an approach that is adopted in response to cultural diversity in a…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Benefits, Qualitative Research
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