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Waymer, Damion; Brown, Kenon A. – Journal for Multicultural Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to address a practical question and problem: what can explain the small number of underrepresented racial and ethnic practitioners in the public relations industry? By placing race at the center of this study via critical race theory, the authors sought to answer the previously mentioned practical question.…
Descriptors: Public Relations, Undergraduate Students, Disproportionate Representation, Race
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Rios, Francisco – Multicultural Education Review, 2018
In this conceptual analysis paper, I provide a brief overview of multicultural education and highlight the critiques to the field that demonstrate challenges to implementing an education that is multicultural especially when considering students from minoritized and global majority backgrounds. Next, I explore the changing political and social…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Social Change, Criticism, Teaching Methods
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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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Marsh, Tyson E. J.; Knaus, Christopher B. – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2016
In this paper, we examine the role of educational leadership in promoting and/or challenging racism as an intentional outcome of schooling. We focus on Egypt and South Africa, two countries uniquely framed as both deeply divided by race, religion, and/or class and as models of resistance and conscious activism. We draw upon experiences working as,…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership
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Kumi-Yeboah, Alex; Smith, Patriann – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2016
This study uses qualitative interviews with 18 participants across five states to examine the factors that promote enhancement of critical multicultural education for Black immigrant youth. Findings suggest that class discussion, influence of social media and technology, non-educational practices, and cultural and language differences are the…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Multicultural Education, Blacks, Immigrants
Chung, Mi-Hyun; Miller, JungKang – Multicultural Education, 2011
It is essential for teachers and teacher educators alike to understand how teachers conceptualize multicultural education. It is such understandings that will help a teacher education program meet the real needs of both the teachers and their students. After all, it is the teacher who works with diversity in the classroom and who must make…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Literacy Education, Multicultural Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Ahn, Mark J.; Ettner, Larry – Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of cultural intelligence in MBA curricula. Shaping global corporate culture that manifests itself in powerful-shared values, group behavior, and persists despite changes in-group membership is decisive to organizational performance. In turn, cultural intelligence (CQ), defined, as an…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Distance Education, Work Experience, Group Behavior
Nykiel-Herbert, Barbara – Multicultural Education, 2010
To learn productively and experience academic success, students need access to curricula and instructional approaches that are "culturally relevant" and "culturally responsive". Culturally relevant/responsive pedagogy uses "cultural referents to impart knowledge, skills, and attitudes" and thus "empowers students…
Descriptors: Intervention, Academic Failure, Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries
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Wittmann, Veronika – Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, 2012
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to provide analysis and insight which addresses the over-determined discrimination of so-called coloured and black South African women, not just on the basis of gender but racial hierarchies still prevalent as well in the rainbow nation. Design/methodology/approach: The observations grapple with reconciling the…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Discrimination, Racial Segregation, Race
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Damboeck, Johanna – Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, 2012
Purpose: The aim of this article is to provide an analysis of the features that have shaped the state's decision-making process in the United Nations, with regard to the humanitarian intervention in Darfur from 2003 onwards. Design/methodology/approach: The methodological approach to the study is a review of political statement papers grounded in…
Descriptors: Policy Formation, Learning Processes, Foreign Policy, Decision Making
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Harryba, Sophia A.; Knight, Shirlee-ann – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2013
A qualitative case study examined the challenges of service provision and utilization regarding international students at an Australian university. Using a Social Constructivist Grounded Theory methodology, 73 participants were interviewed, including 38 staff members (16 academic, 22 non-academic), 25 international students, and 10 domestic…
Descriptors: Models, Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Foreign Students
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Brown, Warren J. – Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, 2010
Purpose: US community colleges are based on an open-door mission and serve to provide access to students of diverse backgrounds. Online learning is one of the fastest growing segments of community college offerings--serving both local and geographical dispersed students. If the community college system embraces its open-door mission, it must…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, College Students, Curriculum Development, Multicultural Education
Beabout, Brian – Multicultural Education, 2007
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the district temporarily lost 100% of its students and did not reopen a single school for more than two months. As it became apparent that the district was not prepared to bring the schools back from such a devastating blow, educators began to see a silver lining in Katrina's dark clouds. State School Board…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, State Schools, Public Schools, Boards of Education