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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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Loera-González, Omar; Montero-Sieburth, Martha – Intercultural Education, 2018
This paper aims to identify the basic contradictions that exist between Mexican pluricultural policy, which is built on solid statistical analysis of data on migrants and which is the basis of intercultural education policies throughout the country, and the fact that few of the intended recipients -- mainly migrant youth -- are afforded an…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Mexicans, Latin Americans, Foreign Countries
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Malazonia, David; Maglakelidze, Shorena; Chiabrishvili, Nino; Chiabrishvili, Maia – Intercultural Education, 2017
The National Curricula of Georgia emphasises the importance of intercultural education only in a declarative way. This article investigates how specific activities can contribute to the development of intercultural competences in a diverse environment. We conclude that additional training resources are critical for the development of those…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Cultural Awareness, Learning Activities, Multicultural Education
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Jokikokko, Katri – Intercultural Education, 2016
The importance of emotions in the process of intercultural learning has been recognised, but the topic has not been extensively theorised. This theoretical review article synthesises the research literature on emotions in the context of teachers' intercultural learning. The article argues that emotions are a vital part of any change, and thus play…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Learning Processes, Equal Education, Cultural Awareness
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Makarova, Elena; Birman, Dina – Intercultural Education, 2016
The present study aims at systematically analyzing the findings reported in qualitative research on acculturation and psychological adjustment in the school context. Content analysis was conducted using the deductively developed and inductively enriched system of categories. The results of the study provide insights into youths' acculturation and…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Qualitative Research, Acculturation, Student Adjustment
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Kinginger, C. – Intercultural Education, 2015
This paper reviews some recent studies problematizing various aspects of identity in relation to mobile students' encounters with the social interactive and pragmatic dimensions of language. The paper will examine several salient demographic categories represented in the literature: nationality, 'foreigner' status, gender, age, and…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Self Concept, Pragmatics, Language Usage
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Driessen, Geert – Intercultural Education, 2015
A review of the empirical literature was conducted to establish the relation between teacher and student ethnicity, and cognitive and noncognitive student outcomes. It was hypothesized that ethnic teacher-student congruence results in more favorable outcomes for especially minority students. A total of 24 quantitative studies focusing on primary…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Teacher Background, Student Characteristics, Academic Achievement
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Mahon, Jennifer A.; Cushner, Kenneth – Intercultural Education, 2014
The following article outlines research conducted to examine cross-cultural sensitivity in a sample of 949 incoming university students in the USA. The study was conducted during the process of updating an existing measure of cross-cultural sensitivity known as the Inventory of Cross-Cultural Sensitivity (ICCS), and to examine the various levels…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Measures (Individuals), Correlation, College Freshmen
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Portera, Agostino – Intercultural Education, 2014
The present era of globalization, interdependence and multicultural societies has brought about both opportunities and crises in educational institutions. Especially schools and families seem to be unable to cope with such revolutionary changes. The crises also concern all fields involved in maintaining social welfare, including counselling and…
Descriptors: Counselor Qualifications, Cultural Awareness, Counseling Techniques, Psychotherapy
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Davis, Bryan L.; Rubinstein-Avila, Eliane – Intercultural Education, 2013
The article provides a critical review of the global scholarship on Holocaust education (HE). Despite the growing body of work on this topic, a search through major academic databases by the authors revealed that no such review of the research literature has been published as of yet. The review focuses on three main themes across the research…
Descriptors: Death, European History, Jews, Foreign Countries
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Walters, Lynne Masel; Garii, Barbara; Walters, Timothy – Intercultural Education, 2009
As the US student population becomes increasingly diverse, teacher education programs need to enable prospective teachers to meet the varied needs and expectations of students and families, while simultaneously creating viable classroom communities. Learning opportunities, such as travel and teaching abroad and the perceptions of "otherness" this…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Travel, Teacher Education Programs, Cultural Pluralism
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Ilkkaracan, Pinar; Amado, Liz Ercevik – Intercultural Education, 2005
Women for Women's Human Rights (WWHR) -- New Ways has been carrying out a "Human Rights Education Program for Women" throughout Turkey for over a decade, in cooperation with community centers. The training has a holistic, comprehensive nature, linking several areas of human rights through a critical gender perspective lens. One of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economically Disadvantaged, Social Change, Females
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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
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Carignan, Nicole; Pourdavood, Roland; King, Lonnie; Feza, Nosisi – Intercultural Education, 2005
The story of School X started in South Africa in 1875. At that time, the school was built for white children only. More than hundred years later, the 1994 elections demarcated the end of the apartheid era and the school enrolled black Xhosa-speaking children for the first time. As a result, in 2004, 90% of the students were black Xhosa-speaking.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Schools, Racial Segregation, Multicultural Education
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Caruana-Dingli, Michelle – Intercultural Education, 2005
The implementation of technology in the primary school sector during the last few years has resulted in issues being raised relating to teachers' knowledge of technology and their propensities for incorporating ICT into an already packed curriculum. Teachers in Malta were faced with challenges to their various teaching professional knowledge and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Knowledge Level, Minority Groups
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