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Kalnisky, Esther; Baratz, Lea – Intercultural Education, 2018
This study investigates the manner in which new and veteran Ethiopian immigrant students in Israel perceive their identity by investigating their attitudes towards children's books written in both Hebrew and Amharic. Two major types of identity were revealed: (1) a non-reconciled identity that seeks to minimise the visibility of one's ethnic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Literature, Bilingualism, Immigrants
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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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Arphattananon, Thithimadee – Intercultural Education, 2018
This study examines multicultural education policy in Thailand. The researcher used the qualitative research methods of interviewing, observation and document examination to obtain data. Theory about multicultural education was used as a theoretical framework. The sites of study were eight primary schools that served students from diverse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Educational Policy, Qualitative Research
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Mitchell, Lynne; Paras, Andrea – Intercultural Education, 2018
Why do some study abroad students improve their intercultural skills, while others revert to less sophisticated ways of making sense of cultural difference? Both intercultural competence theory and transformative learning theory attempt to explain why student intercultural learning occurs, but they only provide partial answers. Building on our…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Study Abroad, Cultural Differences, Transformative Learning
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Paul-Binyamin, Ilana; Jayusi, Wurud – Intercultural Education, 2018
The current study examines the workings of a bilingual school for Jewish and Palestinian-Israeli students and its contribution towards the goal of educating for equal citizenship in Israel's multicultural society. The findings indicate that this school succeeds in advancing the notion of equal citizenship, as demonstrated in the fact that the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Schools, Jews, Arabs, Citizenship Education
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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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Kimanen, Anuleena; Kuusisto, Elina – Intercultural Education, 2017
This paper investigated Finnish youth's perceptions on what supports or prevents understanding between people holding different worldviews, especially religious and non-religious ones. A survey using projective, open-ended questions was conducted examining factors that enhance or damage inter-worldview dialogue among Finnish lower secondary school…
Descriptors: World Views, Secondary School Students, Content Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Hernández-Bravo, José A.; Cardona-Moltó, M. Cristina; Hernández-Bravo, Juan R. – Intercultural Education, 2017
The increasing cultural diversity in the current Spanish educational system has had dramatic consequences for school population demography and relationships between students in culturally diverse classrooms. In this context, the development of students' intercultural competence can contribute to strengthening communication, as well as preventing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Cultural Awareness, Multicultural Education
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Pastoor, Lutine de Wal – Intercultural Education, 2017
This article explores unaccompanied young refugees' participation in various learning contexts beyond school. Drawing from a qualitative study based on interviews with unaccompanied young refugees, educators and social workers in Norway, the findings emphasise the need for a holistic approach to refugee education in and across contexts of…
Descriptors: Refugees, Context Effect, Migrant Education, Relocation
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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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Savva, Maria – Intercultural Education, 2017
Teacher participation in cross-cultural experiences is often associated with the broadening of perspectives and increased intercultural sensitivity. While these qualities provide an overarching and important framework for intercultural development, they remain highly abstract. What exactly do we mean when we refer to these qualities? And in what…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Cultural Awareness, Cross Cultural Training, Interviews
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Filippou, Kalypso; Kallo, Johanna; Mikkilä-Erdmann, Mirjamaija – Intercultural Education, 2017
This paper employs an intercultural perspective to examine students' views on master's thesis supervision and the roles and responsibilities of supervisors and students. The 302 respondents who answered the online questionnaire were enrolled in international master's degree programmes in four Finnish universities. The study revealed asymmetric…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Masters Theses
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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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Tinkler, Barri; McGann, Gabriel; Tinkler, Alan – Intercultural Education, 2017
Many U.S. college students are unaware of the processes for refugee resettlement and the steps that refugees must take to attain citizenship. We designed a college course to address these gaps. The course, "Citizenship and Education in the US," aims to provide a fundamental overview of the history and processes of immigration and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cultural Awareness, College Students, Refugees
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Aydin, Hasan; Kaya, Yeliz – Intercultural Education, 2017
The purpose of this study is to explore the educational status of Syrian refugees in Turkish schools, and the perspectives of teachers and school principals regarding the needs of Syrian refugee students in two inner-city elementary schools in Istanbul, Turkey. A qualitative interpretive case study method was employed. Eight participants (seven…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Needs, Barriers, Refugees
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