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Wu, Jia-Fen – Multicultural Education Review, 2017
In a pluralistic society, learning about foreign cultures is an important goal in the kind of multi-cultural education that will lead to cultural competency. This study adopted a qualitative dominant mixed-method approach to examine the effectiveness of the multi-cultural picture books on: (1) students' achieving awareness towards cultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, College Students, Picture Books
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Lee, Yeung Chung – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2018
This paper draws together two important agendas in science education. The first is making science education more inclusive such that students from non-Western or indigenous cultures can benefit from culturally relevant curricula. The second is integrating technology into the curriculum under the umbrella of Science-Technology-Society (STS)…
Descriptors: Science Education, Inclusion, Culturally Relevant Education, Asians
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Conner, Nathan; Roberts, T. Grady – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2013
The 21st century graduate must be able to interact with people from all over the world and must also be knowledgeable about the world (Longview Foundation, 2008). In order to produce graduates that are globally competent, The National Council for the Accreditation of Teachers (NCATE, 1982) has mandated that multi-cultural education be incorporated…
Descriptors: Delphi Technique, Competency Based Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Agricultural Education
Kidd, Anastasia E. B. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Seminarians' existential crises of faith are often-experienced but little-studied. Through surveys of Millennial MDiv students (n = 30) and seminary Student Affairs and Student Services Professionals (SASSPs) (n = 44), this study suggests crises of faith are fundamental to MDiv students' spiritual formation, mirroring the pattern of Mezirow's…
Descriptors: Theological Education, Religious Factors, College Students, Spiritual Development
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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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Parker, Bruce; Howard, Adam – High School Journal, 2009
In this article, we propose that one way of engaging pre-service and practicing high school Social Studies and English teachers in critical conversations about social class is through the use of life-based literary narratives. By expanding upon Phillion and He's (2004) work around the pedagogical and curricular potential of using life-based…
Descriptors: Social Class, English Teachers, Social Studies, Secondary School Teachers
Roy, Lorienne – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
Robbins Carter's portrait of the librarian workforce is still true. According to the latest American Library Association (ALA) demographics, the profile of today's librarian is that of a white (87.1 percent) woman (80.7 percent) of middle age (57.1 percent, age 45 or older) (ALA, 2013). Despite these data, support for increased diversity is…
Descriptors: Library Education, Graduate Students, Minority Group Students, Enrollment Influences
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Egne, Robsan Margo – Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability, 2014
The purpose of this paper is to investigate how the multi-ethnic and multicultural characteristics of the diverse Ethiopian society are incorporated into the current secondary teacher education curricula of the country. To that end, both qualitative and quantitative content analyses were used as tools for data collection. The Ethiopian general…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Curriculum, Multicultural Education, Qualitative Research
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Perveen, Shaheen – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2014
The present endeavour enables the students to gain information and knowledge about different sub-cultures as well as to develop positive attitude towards national integration. A country lives and thrives in its cultural heritage. Culture is a treasure to be preserved, perpetuated and promoted. Today's students will be the future nation builders.…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Integration Studies, High School Students, Positive Attitudes
North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, 2015
In the spring of 2015, the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction brought together tribal Elders from across North Dakota to share stories, memories, songs, and wisdom in order to develop the North Dakota Native American Essential Understandings (NDNAEU) to guide the learning of both Native and non-Native students across the state. They…
Descriptors: American Indians, Indigenous Knowledge, American Indian Culture, Public Education
Carter, Jane Robbins – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
This paper examines factors influencing the number of minority students enrolling in library schools during the 10 years prior to 1978. Robbins notes that there are four categories of barriers likely obstructing recruitment of students of color into LIS programs: financial, educational, psychosocial, and cultural. [For the commentary on this…
Descriptors: Library Education, Graduate Students, Minority Group Students, Enrollment Influences
Pitts, Timothy Wade – ProQuest LLC, 2011
In the current political climate, where many politicians in both Europe and United States have proclaimed that multi-cultural education has failed as an educational paradigm, there is a growing fear that the very idea of a democratic, multicultural society is untenable over time. In this dissertation, I explore three responses to the question of…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Cultural Education, Democracy, Citizenship Education
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Gibson, Margaret A. – Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 1976
Presents five approaches to multi-cultural education: education of the culturally different or benevolent multi-culturalism; education about cultural differences or cultural understanding; education for cultural pluralism; bicultural education; and, multi-cultural education as the normal human experience. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Compensatory Education, Cultural Awareness
Le Roux, Johann – MCT, 2000
Examines the African concept of "ubuntu", which indicates an inner state of almost complete humanization and is the essence of community and commonality. Discusses how ubuntu could contribute to multi-cultural education. Central to the concept of ubuntu, and much like the philosophy underlying multi-cultural education, is that caring for…
Descriptors: African Culture, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Influences, Cultural Pluralism
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Alviar-Martin, Theresa; Ho, Li-Ching – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2011
This qualitative study attends to six Singaporean teachers' experiences of diversity and understanding of multicultural education to illuminate the influence of national policies and narratives on teachers' perceptions and practice. These cases illustrate that, beyond reflection on identity and diversity, there is a need for teachers to examine…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Cultural Pluralism
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