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Ray, Avishek – Multicultural Education Review, 2020
Through the process of colonization, the university has become the standard model for higher education in modern India. However, the normative status of the university and its emergence has come at the cost of deculturation of the vernacular pedagogic cultures that existed outside modern frameworks of knowledge. This is very pertinent in the case…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Foreign Policy, Western Civilization
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Maurya, Rakesh Kumar – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2018
This qualitative study explores the experiences of Dalit students in one of the state universities of Uttar Pradesh in India. An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) was conducted to understand the experiences of Dalit students at higher education institutions, including caste-based prejudice and discrimination on campus. A total of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Experience, College Students, Social Class
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Mehta, Venu – Multicultural Education, 2013
In India, multicultural experience is represented by what is called a "unity in diversity" pattern. This includes the diversity of religious communities, languages, ethnicities, and the minority populations in each of the states and regions that comprise the nation. Thus, theories of multicultural accommodation are one of India's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Folk Culture, Cultural Pluralism, Literature
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
Parameswaran, Gowri – Multicultural Education, 2010
Popular films say a lot about the culture where they are seen and enjoyed even though they may not reflect "reality" in the way that academics may want to portray a country. Popular films get at the deepest longings and fears of their viewership and their biggest hopes for the future. Teaching India through popular films is particularly…
Descriptors: High School Students, Foreign Countries, Films, Teaching Methods
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Singh, Navin Kumar – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2013
This paper presents some of the major program initiatives honoring Indigenous knowledge, culture, heritage, arts, and skills through curricular reforms and culturally appropriate educational practices on the Indian sub-continent. It presents case studies of Indigenous culture-based education, with reference to mother tongue and multicultural…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Indigenous Knowledge, Multicultural Education, Educational Practices
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Rao, Pramila – Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, 2011
Purpose: The primary purpose of this research paper is to understand the role of national cultural dimensions on e-learning practices in India. India is considered a major player in the world economy today. US multinationals are significantly increasing their presence in India and understanding cultural preferences will help global companies…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Computer Uses in Education
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Cowdery, Joy R. – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2010
As rural Appalachian schools in Ohio in the United States struggle to overcome institutional bias and lack of understanding to accommodate the needs of the growing population of immigrant students from diverse countries, immigrant parents struggle to fit into a new cultural environment and to secure the best education for their children. This…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Rural Schools, Qualitative Research, School Districts