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Setyono, Budi; Widodo, Handoyo Puji – Intercultural Education, 2019
In transcultural and transnational communication settings, English learners have to be able to communicate with people from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds. For this reason, English as a foreign language (EFL) textbooks, for instance, not only promote Anglo-American and British cultures but also include both EFL learners' home and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Intercultural Communication
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Haim, Orly – Intercultural Education, 2019
This study explored how 60 trilingual immigrant youth interpret and make sense of their educational experiences in Israeli schools. Conceptualizing the language knowledge of multilingual individuals as one unitary system, the study is based on the assumption that a fuller understanding of students' educational experiences can be obtained by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Experience, Student Experience, Multilingualism
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Vietze, Jana; Juang, Linda P.; Schachner, Maja K. – Intercultural Education, 2019
This study investigated how peers can contribute to cultural minority students' cultural identity, life satisfaction, and school values (school importance, utility, and intrinsic values) by talking about cultural values, beliefs, and behaviours associated with heritage and mainstream culture (peer cultural socialisation). We further distinguished…
Descriptors: Socialization, Minority Group Students, Cultural Influences, Identification (Psychology)
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Wurf, Gerald C. – Intercultural Education, 2018
International schools provide a unique context for examining the influence of culture on adolescent personality and identity. In order to investigate whether intercultural education attenuates or amplifies known cultural differences in personality, the traits of 81 students from Chinese, North American, and mixed Chinese-North American cultural…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, International Schools, Acculturation, Self Concept
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Kaplan, Avi; Yahia, Yasmin – Intercultural Education, 2017
While motivation is commonly interpreted as an individual student's characteristic, motivational perceptions and beliefs, such as causal attributions of success and failure, are embedded in cultural meanings and contextual practices. The current study aimed to investigate causal attributions among Arab high school students in Israel and to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Arabs, Grade 11
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Thomas, Paul; Røthing, Åse – Intercultural Education, 2017
This study concerns itself with a classroom project in English class where the film "Bend it Like Beckham" was shown to two multicultural classes in a high school in Oslo, Norway, with a view towards exploring students' understandings and attitudes towards gender. Using an ethnographic methodology informed by feminist approaches,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feminism, Films, High School Students
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Ata, Abe – Intercultural Education, 2016
This paper presents results from a large-scale national survey of attitudes of students in Catholic schools in Australia towards Muslims and Islam. Over 2232 students completed questionnaires which were obtained from students in 42 Catholic schools throughout Australia. These schools were drawn from both rural and urban areas in New South Wales,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Muslims, Catholic Schools, National Surveys
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Maher, Marguerite – Intercultural Education, 2016
This paper discusses the Khanyisa Programme, an initiative in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, where learners from under-resourced schools are supported by teachers and high achievers in Grade 11 and 12 from a previously advantaged state school under apartheid. A qualitative, evaluative study was undertaken to identify key elements in the ongoing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Disadvantaged Schools, Intercultural Programs
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Taylor, Shelley K. – Intercultural Education, 2015
This exploratory case study investigates pathways taken by a Canadian French immersion high school teacher invested in pedagogical change. To fairly evaluate the successfulness of her attempt to effect change, Cummins' "framework of coercive and collaborative relations of power manifested in macro- and micro-interactions" was employed.…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, French, Interviews, Observation
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Goldberg, Tsafrir – Intercultural Education, 2014
In the last decade, the issue of teaching the Palestinian perspective on the Jewish-Arab conflict in Israeli schools gave rise to considerable debate and competing curricula. A quasi-experimental study compared the effects of these competing approaches on learners' attitudes to out-group narratives and perceived in-group responsibility (IR). A…
Descriptors: Arabs, Jews, Conflict, Teaching Methods
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Ambrosewicz-Jacobs, Jolanta; Szuchta, Robert – Intercultural Education, 2014
In many European countries, disparities have grown between history and the memory of the Holocaust. Debates on Polish-Jewish relations during the Holocaust and empirical studies in the field of education reveal that there is a gap between research and education. The emphasis in this paper is on the content of new history textbooks published after…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Jews, European History, War
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Song, Heejin – Intercultural Education, 2013
This article examines patterns of cultural representations embedded in Korean EFL textbooks, using a content analysis to investigate how different cultures are reflected in textbooks and whether or not cultural biases are present. In the revised Korean national English curriculum that has been implemented since 2009, English is viewed as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Textbooks, Content Analysis
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Aroni, Angeliki – Intercultural Education, 2013
Working in an Intercultural School is one of the most inspiring, motivating challenges an educator can be given in any given society, but that was especially true for Greece at the beginning of the last decade, since it was only in 1996 that the term Intercultural Education was introduced. Partly due to chance, and partly due to personal and…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Foreign Countries, High Schools, Civil Rights
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Misco, Thomas – Intercultural Education, 2013
Broaching controversial issues with critical reflective thought is integral to a democratic education and during the past few decades China has gradually reconceptualized its moral education curricula toward this end. Therefore, this study sought to explore the extent to which controversial issues are addressed and reflective thinking is developed…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Reflection, Critical Thinking, Asians
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Zaher, Rana – Intercultural Education, 2012
This research investigates the extent to which indices of social justice and democratic rights are expressed in Israel in the crucial national English matriculation exam, as perceived by Palestinian Arab high school pupils studying for these exams and their English teachers. The research employed Critical Theory as a paradigm, case study as a…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Foreign Countries, Democracy, Teacher Attitudes
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