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Van Hook, Steven R. – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2012
Educators of international students are frequently challenged by a clashing diversity of cultures in a global classroom. This study examines the sorts of themes and images that might resonate across nationalities and cultures, and could then be used to ease the way for students and educators in international classes. The analysis indicates that…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Self Concept, Foreign Students, Teachers
Van Hook, Steven R. – Online Submission, 2011
This research was conducted in the development of courses for students from multiple nations at two California universities, applying cross-cultural tactics in course content and design. The paper examines the evolution of courses in Global Issues and Global Economics, including the theoretical foundations of socioeconomic development, how those…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Course Content, Values, Cultural Context
Van Hook, Steven R. – Online Submission, 2007
The effective use of transcultural themes and images may help promote positive resonance in international settings, such as found in the traditional and online classrooms of globalizing higher education. Findings of transculturally resonant themes and images may be applied to international classroom pedagogy through such means as multimedia…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Multimedia Instruction, Economics Education, Foreign Students