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Onabadejo, Juliet Dele – Multicultural Education, 2020
Increases in immigration and the growth in the diversity of the Canadian population has created a need for culturally competent health care providers who reflect the population in order to provide care and help alleviate the health care disparity commonly faced by minority populations (Shattell et al., 2013). Such cultural competency, according to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Nursing Education, College Faculty, Teaching Methods
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Patte, Karen A.; Gohari, Mahmood R.; Leatherdale, Scott T. – Multicultural Education Review, 2021
Latent class analysis was performed to identify clusters of items on the Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health -- School Connectedness Scale among students. Cluster membership was explored by student-reported ethnicity. The sample included students attending Canadian secondary schools in two waves of the COMPASS study: Years 4 (Y4:2015/16)…
Descriptors: Student School Relationship, Teacher Student Relationship, High School Students, Minority Group Students
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Miled, Neila – Multicultural Education Review, 2019
This Paper presents and discusses the findings of an empirical qualitative study that was conducted in one school district in British Columbia, Canada. The paper explores the perspectives of the educational leaders and their understanding of multicultural education and how they implement it in the school district's teachers' professional…
Descriptors: School Districts, Multicultural Education, Faculty Development, Inservice Teacher Education
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Purcell-Gates, Victoria; Lenters, Kimberly; McTavish, Marianne; Anderson, Jim – Multicultural Education, 2014
Rogoff (2003) argues that "Human development is a cultural process….People develop as participants in cultural communities" (p. 3). Children develop within families, and different cultures reflect differences in how they structure activity for this development. For example, middle class North American families generally would not permit…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Differences, Parenting Styles, Child Development
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Georgis, Rebecca; Gokiert, Rebecca J.; Ford, Donna Mae; Ali, Mulki – Multicultural Education, 2014
Parental engagement in education has proven to be important to children's academic success. Research suggests that when parents are involved in their children's schooling, children tend to be motivated learners, have high educational aspirations, get good grades, and experience a sense of school belonging (Cheung & Pomerantz, 2012; Hill et…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Parent Participation, Cultural Pluralism, School Community Relationship
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Cashman, Timothy G. – Multicultural Education, 2013
The article describes a study that was conducted in Malaysia, and at the borders of Chihuahua, Mexico, and Ontario, Canada, to compare the reactions of social studies teachers from Canada, Malaysia, and Mexico to the bombing of Iraq by the U.S. on March 20, 2003. The key objective of the investigations in all three countries was to uncover…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, War, Social Studies, Cross Cultural Studies
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Martino, Wayne J. – Multicultural Education Review, 2015
This article provides a critical analysis of the political significance of role modelling as it relates to envisaging a critical multicultural approach to educational reform. While not rejecting role modelling outright, it calls for a commitment to questioning the limits of common sense understandings that underpin the logic of gender and racial…
Descriptors: Role Models, African American Teachers, Epistemology, Disadvantaged
Jao, Limin – Multicultural Education, 2012
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM, 2000) has created a set of standards to reform mathematics teaching procedures to ensure that all students understand mathematics and learn to think mathematically. The standards also require teachers to use strategies that allow all students to reason and communicate mathematically and…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Teachers
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Eamer, Allyson; Hughes, Janette; Morrison, Laura Jane – Multicultural Education Review, 2014
The aim of this mixed methods research study was to examine the construction of adolescents' bi-cultural identities through an exploration of their social practices on the social networking site, Ning. More specifically, we ask: (1) how are new Canadian and first-generation adolescents' bi-cultural identities shaped and performed as they use…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Social Networks, Adolescents, Biculturalism
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Lewthwaite, Brian Ellis; Owen, Thomas; Doiron, Ashley – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2015
Recent developments in Canada's Yukon Territory draw attention to how political changes have potential for accelerating practices in education that are responsive to Indigenous Peoples' cultural knowledge systems and practices. In this study, through the use of case study methodology, an account of the changes that have occurred in one First…
Descriptors: Case Studies, American Indians, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
Guo, Yan – Multicultural Education, 2011
Immigration is now the primary source of population growth in Canada. For the year 2006, the Canadian Census reported that almost 20 percent of the population was born outside of Canada (Statistics Canada, 2007). Between the years 1991 and 2001 specifically, the number of non-Christians, such as Muslims, Buddhists, Sikhs, and Hindus, had more than…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Muslims, Religion, Population Growth
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Bader, Lena; Bereuther, Tabea; Deutsch, Elisabeth; Edlinger, Julia; Fureder, Silvia; Kaspar, Emanuel; Kottstorfer, Marlene; Mautner, Claudia; Rossegger, Christine; Samonig, Alina; Samonig, Stefan; Schuster, Christoph; Witz, Gerhard; Zotter, Victoria; Ahamer, Gilbert – Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, 2013
Purpose: Based on an in-depth comparison of 20 multicultural university curricula, this article aims to provide practical and implementable suggestions about how to improve such curricula in order to ensure highest and globally compatible academic quality. The recently founded developmental Master's curriculum "Global Studies" (GS) at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, College Curriculum, Curriculum Development
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Cherubini, Lorenzo – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2011
By considering the "Ontario First Nation, Métis, and Inuit Policy Framework" (2007) from a Foucauldian perspective, this paper presents a policy discourse of knowledge, power, and identity from a multicultural education framework. Through Foucauldian theoretical perspectives, the paper creates alternate possibilities in confronting the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Canada Natives
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Putnam, JoAnne W.; Putnam, David E.; Jerome, Bernard E.; Jerome, Ramona – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2011
For over 400 years, Wabankaki children of Maine and eastern Canada have been assimilated into schools established by European immigrants. Low high school graduation rates, poor achievement outcomes, and overrepresentation of students in special education reveal an "invisible crisis" that threatens the survival of the indigenous culture…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Curriculum Development, Partnerships in Education, International Educational Exchange
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Colby, Sasha – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2011
In 2007, Simon Fraser University's satellite campus in Surrey, British Columbia, received an Official Languages Dissemination Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada to examine the role of official bilingualism in the multilingual context through installation and performance art. This essay considers the processes…
Descriptors: Art Education, Multicultural Education, Art Products, Art Activities
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