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Morgan, Hani – Multicultural Education, 2019
One of the author's goals was to teach his students how to use an innovative instructional method with their future students to promote understanding of different cultures. He also wanted to increase their interaction with people from a culture different than their own, because his university is located in an area that lacks the cultural diversity…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education
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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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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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Joshi, Aida A. – Multicultural Education, 1993
Six brief vignettes illustrate the potential for misunderstandings arising from differences in Asian and Asian-American cultures and the majority culture in the United States. What is good manners in one culture is not necessarily so in another. (SLD)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
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Joseph, Suad – Multicultural Education, 1994
The relevance to the United States of the multicultural experience in Lebanon is discussed. The Lebanese experience highlights the difficulties segregationist multiculturalism can present to developing a common national culture. It is important to recognize the fluid nature of culture and the possibility of its transformation when implementing…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Decision Making
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Barreto, Ramona Maile – Multicultural Education, 1997
Analyzes obstacles facing multicultural/bilingual teacher education reform in the context of California's Crosscultural Language and Academic Development (CLAD) or Bilingual Crosscultural Language and Academic Development (BCLAD) programs, which try to translate theoretical frameworks concerned with cultural difference into credentialing policy.…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Teachers, Credentials, Cross Cultural Studies