Search results for: Cultural diversity
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Searching for a methodology that would allow the author to 'see' across worldviews and articulate them both was the academic challenge of investigating learning ideology across Canadian and Aboriginal worldviews with Aboriginal Nuu-chah-nulth Elders. A mode of inquiry was required permitting the author to hold a Euro-heritage and an Aboriginal heritage in a bi-cultural balance as experienced by a participant in both.
Updated: Jul. 01, 2008
Two culturally responsive scales, Culturally Responsive Teaching Self-Efficacy Scale (CRTSE), and the Culturally Responsive Teaching Outcome Expectancy (CRTOE) Scale, written by author—were developed and administered to a sample of preservice teachers in the Midwest. Findings suggest preservice teachers are more efficacious in their ability to help students feel like important members of the classroom and develop positive, personal relationships with their students, than they are in their ability to communicate with English Language Learners. The preservice teachers were the lowest in letting their student maintain their native tongue to keep their cultural identity.
Updated: Jun. 19, 2008
The article shows how the Netherlands has partly accommodated itself to greater cultural diversity through compulsory reforms like intercultural education and citizenship education and through its long-established structure of public funding for pedagogically and religiously diverse schools. It also shows the double standards applied to Christian and Islamic schools in the media and public debate.
Updated: Mar. 23, 2008