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Sinagatulin, Ilghiz M. – Multicultural Education, 1998
Russia is a multicultural nation composed of the Volga republics, north Caucasian region, southern Ural mountain areas, and Siberia. Russian educators believe language is the treasure of all nations; their multicultural education places an emphasis on knowing language in order to understand culture. This culturological teaching approach embraces a…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries
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Benson, Kodi; Melgard, Margaret; Trebil, Michelle; Meuer, Loretta – Multicultural Education, 2002
Presents the stories of three student nurses who participated in an international nursing experience. They designed a pediatric module and taught it to Russian health care providers, while living with Russian host families. Stresses the importance of taking multicultural courses in order to prepare student nurses for the diverse world in which…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Heuer, Loretta; Bengiamin, Marlene; Downey, Vicki Wessman – Multicultural Education, 2001
Examined stereotypes held by U.S. student nurses before and after participating in an educational experience in Russia. The experience was intended to prepare them to be effective nurses in multicultural health care settings. Data from student interviews indicated that the experience changed students' stereotyped attitudes about Russian culture…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Ethnic Stereotypes