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Göbel, Kerstin; Preusche, Zuzanna M. – Intercultural Education, 2019
Minority student school dropout represents a challenging issue for educational systems in many countries. Notwithstanding minority families' overall high academic aspirations, there is a stable achievement gap between majority and minority students. Minority students who are emotionally engaged with their school tend to be psychologically and…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Learner Engagement, Cultural Influences, Ethnicity
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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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Haenni Hoti, Andrea; Wolfgramm, Christine; Müller, Marianne; Heinzmann, Sybille; Buholzer, Alois – Intercultural Education, 2019
The present study examined what impact various constellations of acculturation orientations of immigrant students and their teachers have on the students' school adjustment. For this purpose, the study analysed the acculturation orientations of 1106 5th graders and their class teachers in Switzerland. Using multiple regression analysis, we found…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Instructional Effectiveness, Student Adjustment, Acculturation
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Gromova, Chulpan; Khairutdinova, Rezeda; Birman, Dina; Kalimullin, Aydar – Intercultural Education, 2019
Educational institutions are an important setting where psychological, pedagogical, sociocultural, and language adaptation of immigrant children occurs. A number of teaching strategies, practices, approaches, and methods have been described in the literature. In the Russian context, such strategies have been called 'technologies'. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Immigrants, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers
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Johnson, Esko; Hynynen, Nina – Intercultural Education, 2018
This research paper deals with intercultural knowledge and knowing as displayed in higher education student portfolios. The portfolios were written by student pairs taking a global education course at Centria University of Applied Sciences, Finland, during seven academic years. Conceptual metaphor theory and metaphor analysis were utilised to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness, Portfolios (Background Materials), College Students
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Tovar-García, Edgar Demetrio; Podmazin, Evgeny – Intercultural Education, 2018
Based on econometric methods, we found that Tatar children from families with better material conditions and those who live in bigger cities are more likely to use the Russian language at home. Although Tatar seems to be well protected, thanks to local language policies after perestroika, we found some warning signs for the reformulation of public…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Language Minorities, Language Maintenance, Public Policy
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Golubeva, Irina; Gómez Parra, Ma. Elena; Espejo Mohedano, Roberto – Intercultural Education, 2018
Since ERASMUS (European Region Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students) was launched there has been a constant debate about the civic significance of this mobility programme. The purpose of this article is to analyse the understanding of "active citizenship" by Erasmus students. In order to discover Erasmus students'…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Student Attitudes, Student Mobility, International Cooperation
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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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Applegate, Carey; Rex, Cathy – Intercultural Education, 2018
Within this article, we convey ideas about stereotypes and ethnic supremacy that many university students tend to hold about Jamaica and the challenges of disabusing travellers of these notions and to achieve educational goals related to equity, diversity and inclusivity. We explore the concept of the "tourism imaginary" and key ideas in…
Descriptors: Tourism, Foreign Countries, Immersion Programs, Critical Theory
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Bar Shalom, Yehuda; Grebelsy-Lichtman, Tsfira; Alayan, Fatima – Intercultural Education, 2018
This study presents new techniques for teaching diversity, when dealing with the challenges of multicultural society. We present a course model, which incorporates methods that have been developed by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM), and continue to disclose and analyse some of the reactions and evaluations we received from the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Teaching Methods, Course Descriptions, Student Attitudes
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McConachy, Troy – Intercultural Education, 2018
There is currently strong recognition within the field of intercultural language teaching of the need for language learners to develop the ability to actively interpret and critically reflect on cultural meanings and representations from a variety of perspectives. This article argues that cultural representations contained in language textbooks,…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Textbook Content, Second Language Instruction, Cultural Awareness
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Mansikka, Jan-Erik; Westvall, Maria; Heimonen, Marja – Intercultural Education, 2018
This article addresses the role of general music education within the framework of cultural diversity. The empirical part of the article focuses on teachers in Swedish-speaking minority schools in Finland and their perceptions of the relationship between music and multicultural perspectives. The results showed that in some instances it took some…
Descriptors: Music Education, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Case Studies
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Frisancho, Susana; Delgado, Guillermo Enrique – Intercultural Education, 2018
In a diverse country such as Peru, moral education should reflect social, cultural, political and spiritual dilemmas of both indigenous and non-indigenous peoples and their communities. To promote understanding and respect amongst people from different sociocultural backgrounds, moral education should encourage a dialogue between indigenous values…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences
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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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Campos-Saborío, Natalia; Núñez-Rivas, Hilda Patricia; Holst-Schumacher, Ileana; Alfaro-Mora, Flory Virginia; Chacón-Ruiz, Betty – Intercultural Education, 2018
This article examines problems and difficulties encountered by Nicaraguan migrant students in the Costa Rican educational system and contrasts their psychosocial and sociocultural well-being with their Costa Rican counterparts. The findings reveal not only the differences in educational outcomes between these cohorts, but also exposes the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Well Being, Violence
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