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Bash, Leslie – Intercultural Education, 2014
This paper connects the two fields of cooperative learning and intercultural education, focusing on the argument that cooperative learning strategies need to be equipped with intercultural understandings. There is a consideration of assumptions that effective cooperative pedagogical strategies require an engagement with challenging issues related…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Multicultural Education, Learning Strategies, Competition
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Bash, Leslie – Intercultural Education, 2014
Intercultural education concerns the destruction of boundaries between people and their replacement by what Jurgen Habermas has called communicative action. It is a difficult task that raises various forms of existential fear: consciousness of individual mortality, communal insecurity, collective anxiety and distrust. In order to confront this…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Imagination, Cultural Awareness, Justice
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Bash, Leslie; Gundara, Jagdish – Intercultural Education, 2012
Both intercultural education and comparative education have conventionally assumed the primacy of territoriality and sovereignty. This paper engages critically with these assumptions and, in turn, highlights the historical fluidity of nation states while seeking to normalise the process of geographical movement of populations. As such, a number of…
Descriptors: History, Nationalism, Multicultural Education, Comparative Education
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Bash, Leslie – Intercultural Education, 2011
This article attempts an initial exploration of the ramifications of geopolitical partition for identity in the context of children and their education. While not an exhaustive definition, partitions may be observed to follow armed conflict between human collectivities (nation-states, putative nations, ethnic groups, etc.) and are the outcome of…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Children, Identification, Political Divisions (Geographic)
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Bash, Leslie – Intercultural Education, 2009
Problematic aspects of intercultural communication are considered in the context of: an increasingly internationalized market for higher education; the globalization of knowledge; the compatibility of distinct national higher education cultures; and the capacity for successful cross-cultural cooperation. This is exemplified by reference to a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Verbal Communication, Intercultural Communication, Distance Education
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Bash, Leslie; Zezlinaphillips, Elena – Intercultural Education, 2006
In assuming ethnic/national identity as problematic, we examine its dynamic aspects in the context of refugee children and their educational experiences. While the starting point of our analysis is a deconstruction of ethnic/national identity in conventional terms of language, religion, education etc., the emerging focus is the notion of boundary.…
Descriptors: Refugees, Children, Educational Experience, Perception
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Bash, Leslie – Intercultural Education, 2005
In assuming ethnic/national identity as problematic, we examine its dynamic aspects in the context of refugee children and their educational experiences. While the starting point of our analysis is a deconstruction of ethnic/national identity in conventional terms of language, religion, education etc., the emerging focus is the notion of boundary.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nationalism, Educational Experience, Refugees