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Short, Kathy, Ed.; Day, Deanna, Ed.; Schroeder, Jean, Ed. – Stenhouse Publishers, 2016
In today's globally connected world, it is essential for students to have an understanding of multiple cultures and perspectives. In this edited collection, Kathy Short, Deanna Day, and Jean Schroeder bring together fourteen educators who use global children's literature to help students explore their own cultural identities. The book lays out why…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Awareness, Childrens Literature, Global Approach
Zamora, Mario D.; And Others – 1982
The focus of this volume is anthropological diplomacy: the promotion of peace and prevention of war by knowing, understanding, and appreciating the basic affirmations of society. Eight articles examine the role of race, language, and culture in inter-ethnic and international relations. Vinson Sutlive, Jr. examines the interrelationship of race and…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context
Gass, Susan M., Ed.; Neu, Joyce, Ed. – 1995
Articles on speech acts and intercultural communication include: "Investigating the Production of Speech Act Sets" (Andrew Cohen); "Non-Native Refusals: A Methodological Perspective" (Noel Houck, Susan M. Gass); "Natural Speech Act Data versus Written Questionnaire Data: How Data Collection Method Affects Speech Act…
Descriptors: Advertising, Arabic, Contrastive Linguistics, Discourse Analysis
Milgram, Roberta M., Ed.; And Others – 1993
This book provides theoretical and practical information to meet the challenge of individualizing instruction for gifted and talented adolescents of different learning styles and different cultural backgrounds. Part 1 consists of six chapters that present the broad theoretical background of giftedness and learning style. It includes the following…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Adolescents, Area Studies, Cognitive Style
This document contains the following full and short papers from ICCE/ICCAI 2000 (International Conference on Computers in Education/International Conference on Computer-Assisted Instruction): (1) "A Code Restructuring Tool To Help Scaffold Novice Programmers" (Stuart Garner); (2) "An Assessment Framework for Information Technology Integrated…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Reischmann, Jost, Ed.; Bron, Michal, Jr., Ed.; Jelenc, Zoran, Ed. – 1999
This document contains 24 papers from the 1995 and 1998 International Society for Comparative Adult Education (ISCAE) conferences. The following papers are included: "International and Comparative Adult Education" (Jost Reischmann); "Development and Fundamental Principles of International and Comparative Adult Education"…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Andragogy, Comparative Analysis
Ingersoll, Richard M., Ed. – Consortium for Policy Research in Education, 2007
Across the educational systems of the world, few issues have received more attention in recent years than the problem of ensuring that elementary and secondary-school classrooms are all staffed with adequately qualified teachers. The objective of this report is to present the results from a collaborative, comparative study, that examined the…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Effectiveness
Sharrad, Paul, Ed. – 1981
Ten papers discuss the relationship between cultural awareness and literature, with specific references to cultural resonances between East and West and between developed and developing nations. The papers represent seminar presentations of the Contact Literature Project in Honolulu in 1981. Contact literature refers to the study of literary…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Culture Contact, Developed Nations
Evraiff, William, Ed. – 1996
Counseling has emerged in the 20th century as one of three major helping professions, the others being psychology and social work. The United States has had a significant influence on the development of counseling all over the world. An outcome of the International Counseling in the 21 Century Conferences has been the recognition that, regardless…
Descriptors: Counseling, Counselor Training, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Pluralism
Goncu, Artin, Ed. – 1999
Stressing that children's development in diverse cultures follows different paths, this book describes children's development in its cultural context. The book illustrates that the everyday work, school, and play activities provided for children vary from one culture to another depending on the social and economic structure of the cultures and…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Case Studies, Child Development, Children
Richardson, Helen W., Ed. – 1995
This yearbook provides teaching strategy topics of general interest to social studies teachers of all grade levels. This first annual yearbook focuses on using social studies to bring the world closer to home. There are 17 papers, including: (1) "Getting Ready for the World" (Angene H. Wilson); (2) "Making Cultural Connections: A…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Culture, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education