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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
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
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