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Piquemal, Nathalie A. C.; Kouritzin, Sandra G. – Multicultural Education, 2003
Presents a fictional account of one teacher's experience with an Aboriginal student, focusing on the details in each section of the story to highlight the many preconceived notions teachers may have when dealing with Aboriginal students. A sidebar offers guidelines for establishing a safe environment for discussing and learning about culturally…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Breault, Rick A. – Multicultural Education, 2003
Asserts that cultural diversity and democracy will always be in conflict with each other, examining oppression in a democratic society; an oppressor's view of the world; a pervasive dualism in perspectives; the inadequacy of current efforts to overcome the conflict between the oppressors and the oppressed; traits of oppressors that must be…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Cultural Differences, Democracy, Diversity (Student)
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Arriaza, Gilberto – Multicultural Education, 2003
Investigates how social conflict was enacted at one racially diverse, urban middle school. Discusses symbolic fighting, the use of body language, the location of symbolic fighting, and symbolic fighting as a source of transformation, proposing to redefine the socializing role of social conflict in the lives of students and adults in schools.…
Descriptors: Body Language, Conflict Resolution, Cultural Influences, Diversity (Student)
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Clark, Christine – Multicultural Education, 2003
Presents a case study of the University of Maryland Office of Human Relations Programs' (OHRP) efforts to confront Christian privilege and build a religiously, spiritually, faith-based, and secularly inclusive community campus-wide. Highlights four stages: rifts and tensions, reconnecting, reconceptualization, and realization. Concludes that…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Christianity, Conflict Resolution, Consciousness Raising
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Andrews, Lanna – Multicultural Education, 2002
Addressed the need to train teachers to work with culturally/linguistically diverse students, using a classroom case and online feedback from the case teacher and building a database of adapted lessons. Although cases were useful in promoting application of knowledge and skills, feedback and opportunity for reflection were essential. Computers…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Databases
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de Marquez, Traecy McJilton – Multicultural Education, 2002
Presents examples from various events that occurred in a classroom community that implemented a multicultural approach to teaching diverse, urban students. The words and actions of students and their families demonstrate the importance of the multicultural approach and the difference that it can make in their attitudes and lives. (SM)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Diversity (Student), Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Children
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Tan, Gerdean – Multicultural Education, 2002
Interviewed Mexican American and white students in eighth and eleventh grades to determine how they defined multiculturalism in their classrooms. Results indicated that respondents defined multiculturalism in the classroom using similar concepts as educators and scholars. Mexican American students, particularly younger ones, considered their…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Culturally Relevant Education, Diversity (Student), High School Students
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Nowak-Fabrykowski, Krystyna – Multicultural Education, 2002
One college professor had her students interview faculty members about their own cultures and cultural experiences and evaluate their own cultural experiences in school. Results found that for most students, the school environment was not multicultural. Describes some of the consciousness raising activities the professor used to help students…
Descriptors: College Students, Cultural Awareness, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education
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Gorski, Paul C. – Multicultural Education, 2002
Describes inequities in access to computers by gender and race, drawing connections between the two and discussing the use of a multicultural education approach to understanding and eliminating the digital divide. This involves such actions as critiquing technology-related inequities in the context of larger educational and social inequities,…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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Johnson, Lorena – Multicultural Education, 2002
Describes the advantages of an art-centered approach to diversity education in teaching and learning, which provides students with both a window into others' reality and a mirror that reflects their own cultural identity and community. Explains how to craft an art-centered approach to diversity education, offering examples of instructional…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Cultural Awareness, Diversity (Student)
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Clark, Christine – Multicultural Education, 2002
Describes university intergroup dialogue programs, which bring together diverse students to discuss issues related to their diversity and develop comfort with and skills for discourse on difficult topics. Examines their basic tenets, themes, and variations. Research on the impact of intergroup dialogue programs in higher education indicates that…
Descriptors: College Students, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Awareness, Diversity (Student)
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Schugurensky, Daniel – Multicultural Education, 2002
Describes eight curricula that interact simultaneously in multicultural and citizenship education: the prescribed (or intended) curriculum, the taught curriculum, the tested curriculum, the reported curriculum, the hidden curriculum, the missing curriculum, the external curriculum, and the learned curriculum. Notes the importance of researchers in…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Curriculum, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education
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Gutierrez-Gomez, Cathy – Multicultural Education, 2002
Describes a project within an early childhood multicultural teacher education program that examined what makes educational environments conducive to discussing culturally sensitive issues. Diverse students participated in two discussions, created guidelines, and completed interviews and questionnaires. Students and the instructor stressed the…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Diversity (Student), Early Childhood Education
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Brown, Abbie H.; Campbell, Anne – Multicultural Education, 2002
Discusses the integration of innovative technologies into the K-12 curriculum and its impact on instructional programs for linguistically and culturally diverse students. Describes the debate over whether the culture of computing is inclusive or exclusive, examining: educational technology standards; information technology and fluency; speech…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Diversity (Student), Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
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Munoz, Juan S. – Multicultural Education, 2002
Examines whether K-12 teachers are prepared to use technology in innovative and effective ways to authentically present multicultural education, examining the potential inability of teachers to provide an authentic version of multicultural education in the presence of technology as both an individual decision and as the result of generally…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education, Diversity (Student), Educational Technology
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