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Chanicka, Jeewan; Logan, Camille – Intercultural Education, 2021
Inclusive Design is an approach to equitable and inclusive education, designed to support school administrators and educators to engage in focused conversations that include and honour the identities of students. "WHO" the students are in classrooms with is at the centre of this approach; Inclusive Design allows and encourages the…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Inclusion, Foreign Countries, Instructional Design
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Gorski, Paul C.; Parekh, Gillian – Intercultural Education, 2020
In most teacher education programmes in Canada and the United States, educators' opportunities to develop equity-related skills are concentrated into single 'multicultural' courses. These courses tend to have a conservative or liberal orientation, focused on appreciating diversity or cultural competence, rather than a critical orientation, focused…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Pluralism, Teacher Educators, Social Justice
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Cray, David; McKay, Ruth; Mittelman, Robert – Intercultural Education, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to examine cultural effects on interactions within a Canadian MBA programme delivered in Iran. The analysis helps illuminate some of the important cultural differences between the countries and their importance for international education. The study also illustrates how single cause explanations often provide…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Cultural Differences
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Makarova, Elena; 't Gilde, Judith; Birman, Dina – Intercultural Education, 2019
The present study is embedded in the contextual approach of acculturation research. It examines teachers' attitudes and behaviors, teachers' expectations as well as their teaching practices as risk and resource factors in minority students' school adjustment. The study applies the method of content analysis and uses a deductively developed and…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Minority Group Students, Student Adjustment, Teacher Attitudes
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Ramjattan, Vijay A. – Intercultural Education, 2019
Private English language schools market the language as a tool that helps one connect with others from different cultures. Despite their promotion of English aiding in intercultural communication, these institutions may believe that only the white native speaker is the ideal teacher of the language. This valuing of the white native speaker can…
Descriptors: Private Schools, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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chanicka, jeewan; Mahari de Silva, Renuka; Merkley, Kevin – Intercultural Education, 2018
In local, diverse learning communities in Ontario, educators may have to look closely at how engagement can be established in meaningful and authentic ways that encourage and foster student agency and democracy. As students are critically engaged and grasp the relevance of their learning within the context of their daily lives, learning in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Democracy, Trust (Psychology)
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Schwieter, John W.; Ferreira, Aline; Miller, Paul Chamness – Intercultural Education, 2018
English-speaking learners of L2 Spanish who were taking part in a four-week study abroad program in Spain and Japanese-speaking learners of L2 English who were individually studying in year-long abroad experiences participated in the present study. Quantitative and qualitative data from language questionnaires and contact profiles along with…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Metalinguistics, Second Language Learning
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Beauregard, Caroline; Papazian-Zohrabian, Garine; Rousseau, Cécile – Intercultural Education, 2017
Identity construction can be very complex for refugee children, especially for Palestinian refugee children. For refugee children, organised violence and immigration are important parts of their life experience that can lead to trauma, which in turn influences how they construct their collective identity. Schools have to consider this specific…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Trauma, Refugees, Foreign Countries
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Robinson, Daniel B.; Barrett, Joe; Robinson, Ingrid – Intercultural Education, 2017
This article reports on results from a qualitative study of a two-week international internship for pre-service and in-service physical education (PE) teachers in a developing nation (Belize). Relying upon data from questionnaires that were administered before and after the short-term international internship, participants' perspectives related to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Collaboration
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Gagné, Antoinette; Schmidt, Clea; Markus, Paula – Intercultural Education, 2017
This article addresses issues of teaching about refugees in initial teacher education and professional development for practicing teachers. We respond to the who, what, where, when, why and how of teaching about refugees and developing culturally responsive pedagogy in contexts of politicised transnationalism, where the wider politics around…
Descriptors: Refugees, Culturally Relevant Education, Resilience (Psychology), War
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LaFever, Marcella – Intercultural Education, 2016
Based on a review of works by Indigenous educators, this paper suggests a four-domain framework for developing course outcome statements that will serve all students, with a focus on better supporting the educational empowerment of Indigenous students. The framework expands the three domains of learning, pioneered by Bloom to a four-domain…
Descriptors: American Indians, Canada Natives, Psychomotor Skills, Spiritual Development
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Chung, Stan – Intercultural Education, 2016
In Canada, 2015 will be remembered for the publication of the "Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report" which related to all Canadians the impacts of the Indian residential school system. The Commission invokes the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and uses the term reconciliation as a national strategy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Consciousness Raising, Multicultural Education
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Burgess, K.; McKenzie, W.; Fehr, F. – Intercultural Education, 2016
This pilot study explored the international female (IF) students' (n = 17) lived experiences of health care accessibility while studying in a small town in Canada. Analysis guided by a phenomenological method resulted in three major themes--(1) after arriving to attend university, IF students experienced challenges in staying healthy, such as…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Students, Rural Areas, Social Media
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Dimitrov, Nanda; Haque, Aisha – Intercultural Education, 2016
This article presents a model for Intercultural Teaching Competence (ITC) that instructors may use as a tool for reflection as they prepare to facilitate learning across cultures. Building on previous research on intercultural competence, culturally relevant teaching, intercultural trainer competencies, and student-centred approaches to teaching,…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Effectiveness, Feedback (Response)
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Garson, Kyra; Bourassa, Emma; Odgers, Todd – Intercultural Education, 2016
This paper describes faculty perceptions of the impacts of a professional development (PD) programme for faculty called Interculturalising the curriculum. Over 70 faculty members have participated since 2008. Participants in the study represented four cohorts from 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, from a broad range of academic disciplines. We begin with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Curriculum Development, Faculty Development
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