NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Publication Type
Journal Articles12
Reports - Research12
Tests/Questionnaires1
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing all 12 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gilmore, Gwen; Margrain, Valerie; Mellgren, Elisabeth – Intercultural Education, 2020
This research reports intercultural dialogue of meaning making in literacy by lecturers, engaged with an assessment moderation process of early childhood education (ECE) preservice teacher education across Australia, New Zealand and Sweden. The purpose of the dialogue was to inform pedagogical and conceptual knowledge in their courses. The…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Intercultural Communication, Literacy, Preservice Teacher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Berglund, Jenny; Gent, Bill – Intercultural Education, 2019
This article focuses on the reported experiences of Muslim students that regularly shift between Muslim 'supplementary education' (including its traditional confessional focus on learning to read Arabic and then memorise and recite the Qur'an) and mainstream school education (including its 'inclusive' form of religious education'). The aim has…
Descriptors: Islam, Religious Education, Muslims, Educational Experience
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Britton, Thérèse Halvarson; Jørgensen, Camilla Stabel – Intercultural Education, 2019
Field visits to churches, mosques, temples or other buildings used by religious groups, are often valued by students of religious education as an opportunity to engage with the 'reality' of the subject: religions as they exist in the world. The Council of Europe text "Signposts" specifies field visits as an important contributor to the…
Descriptors: Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Education, Buildings, Books
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Schwieter, John W.; Ferreira, Aline; Miller, Paul Chamness – Intercultural Education, 2018
English-speaking learners of L2 Spanish who were taking part in a four-week study abroad program in Spain and Japanese-speaking learners of L2 English who were individually studying in year-long abroad experiences participated in the present study. Quantitative and qualitative data from language questionnaires and contact profiles along with…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Metalinguistics, Second Language Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rosvall, Per-Åke – Intercultural Education, 2017
There is little research into the career trajectories and occupational aspirations of rural youth with immigrant backgrounds in Europe. This article presents new research based on field observations and interviews with five young immigrants of Persian descent in one rural town in Sweden. The findings highlighted gender differences in how the…
Descriptors: Career Development, Immigrants, Rural Areas, Youth Opportunities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rosvall, Per-Åke; Öhrn, Elisabet – Intercultural Education, 2014
In this article, we use ethnographic data to explore school-based perceptions of racism. We draw on the findings of a one-year study conducted in two upper secondary classes in a Swedish school. The starting point of the analysis was student discussions of racism in the school and the surrounding neighbourhood, which prompted an examination of…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Racial Attitudes, Racial Bias, Teacher Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Catarci, Marco – Intercultural Education, 2014
The article focuses on some findings of a comparative study carried out by a network of scholars and researchers who are active in the field of intercultural education in the European context in the main "old immigration countries" (United Kingdom, France and Germany), "new immigration countries" (Italy, Spain and Greece) and…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Multicultural Education, Foreign Countries, Immigrants
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Strandberg, Max; Lindberg, Viveca – Intercultural Education, 2012
This article focuses on teaching "about" and "for" cultural diversity. More specifically, we look at the manner in which different types of teacher feedback either support or hinder student interaction and student learning. We identified seven types of feedback that were used in classroom discussions with 14-15-year-old…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Homework, Discussion, Cultural Pluralism
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Johansson, Gunilla – Intercultural Education, 2009
This study focuses on parental involvement in Sami schools when developing a culturally sensitive school curriculum. The research recognizes a number of competing and complementary interests that play a role when constructing structures and policies in curriculum development. Two Sami schools in Sweden with 115 pupils, their parents and 27…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Elmeroth, Elisabeth – Intercultural Education, 2009
The aim of the research reported in this paper was to study and analyse student attitudes towards ethnic diversity and their expectations regarding the school in creating positive attitudes. The results show that the majority of the students embrace a positive attitude towards multicultural society. However, this attitude varies when the variables…
Descriptors: Role Models, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Cultural Pluralism
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Umans, Timurs; Collin, Sven-Olof; Tagesson, Torbjorn – Intercultural Education, 2008
This article investigates the complex interrelation between ethnic and gender diversity, process and performance among groups of business students. The article is based on an empirical survey of business students working on a complex assignment in groups of two to five in a small Swedish university. The results indicate that gender diversity leads…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnicity, Student Diversity, Gender Differences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sercu, Lies – Intercultural Education, 2006
It has now become commonplace to state that foreign language learning should be viewed in an intercultural perspective. The main objective of foreign language education is no longer defined strictly in terms of the acquisition of communicative competence. Teachers are now required to teach intercultural communicative competence. The aim of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Intercultural Communication