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Building International Partnerships: Country To Country, School To School, Doyle Brinson Dr. Feb 2012

Building International Partnerships: Country To Country, School To School, Doyle Brinson Dr.

NALS Journal

Creating effective, meaningful international partnerships is a major component of a comprehensive education for today’s students. Knowledge of different cultures and perspectives provides a richer and deeper educational experience for students growing up in a world brought closer together through modern technology and up to the minute communications. University School at East Tennessee State University and Colegio Americano from Guayaquil, Ecuador are two schools who embraced the myriad of challenges that accompany the process and have successfully established a global partnership that has provided for each school opportunities to visit one another, share ideas and establish friendships and relationships ...


Analysis Of 45 Nahua/Mexica/Aztec Children's Books, Yaocihuatzin Apr 2011

Analysis Of 45 Nahua/Mexica/Aztec Children's Books, Yaocihuatzin

Master's Theses, Dissertations, Graduate Research and Major Papers Overview

Given the legacy of 500 years of colonization and miseducation of Indigenous peoples, how can Nahua/Mexica/Aztec children's books be decolonized and made appropriate to the twenty first century?


International Teaching Assistants And The Essence Of The Development Of Intercultural Competence, Mary Jo Fletcher Larocco Apr 2011

International Teaching Assistants And The Essence Of The Development Of Intercultural Competence, Mary Jo Fletcher Larocco

Master's Theses, Dissertations, Graduate Research and Major Papers Overview

Intercultural competence is an essential, but understudied, aspect of communication for successful interactions between international teaching assistants (ITAs) and undergraduate students. This qualitative study employs transcendental phenomenology (Moustakas, 1994) to describe the essence of the development of intercultural competence from the lived experiences of Chinese ITAs studying at a mid-size university in the northeast. The result is a composite textural-structural description of intercultural competence.


Apartheid Transition: Assessing A Black Township Education In South Africa's Disparate Social System, Adrienne Gerard Apr 2011

Apartheid Transition: Assessing A Black Township Education In South Africa's Disparate Social System, Adrienne Gerard

Honors Projects Overview

An analysis of township education in South Africa and why outcomes are still so poor despite varied attempts y the post-Apartheid government to elevate these previously disadvantaged schools to the level of the country's primarily white schools. This paper looks into financial reason as well as policies, teacher qualification and domestic culture.


The Incorporation Of Communicative Language Teaching Into The Elaboration Of Interactive Software For Esl/Efl Learning, Vladia Borges Jun 2006

The Incorporation Of Communicative Language Teaching Into The Elaboration Of Interactive Software For Esl/Efl Learning, Vladia Borges

Master's Theses, Dissertations, Graduate Research and Major Papers Overview

Investigates the extent to which currently available ESL/EFL software programs develop language skills according to the principles of Communicative Teaching and an interactive approach to computer use for language learning. An ESL/EFL software evaluation instrument was developed, tested for its reliability and validity, and then used to evaluate fifteen software programs. Results indicated that only two programs incorporated more than seventy percent of the technological, pedagogical, and individualization features associated with the principles of Communicative Language Teaching and an interactive approach to computer use for language learning.


Paula Rothenberg: And Justice For All: Social Justice Teaching And A Curriculum Of Inclusion (2004), Paula S. Rothenberg Nov 2004

Paula Rothenberg: And Justice For All: Social Justice Teaching And A Curriculum Of Inclusion (2004), Paula S. Rothenberg

Multimedia Works

No abstract provided.


Paul Hei Matsuda: Literacy And Standards In An Increasingly Diverse Society (2002), Paul Hei Matsuda Nov 2002

Paul Hei Matsuda: Literacy And Standards In An Increasingly Diverse Society (2002), Paul Hei Matsuda

Multimedia Works

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White Teachers, Race Matters, Ellen Bigler Jan 2002

White Teachers, Race Matters, Ellen Bigler

Faculty Publications

Educational anthropologists address in their works the legacy of an enduring history of racial oppression in the United States. Drawing on observations from teaching courses on multicultural education I examine the ideologies of future white teachers forged in particular racial and class locations. Students' faith in the existence of equality of opportunity emerges as significant in shaping their receptivity in interrogating the status quo. Course activities provide contrary evidence, permitting greater engagement with anthropological theories.


Kevin Gover: The Role Of Native Americans In A Diverse America (2001), Kevin Gover Mar 2001

Kevin Gover: The Role Of Native Americans In A Diverse America (2001), Kevin Gover

Multimedia Works

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Second Annual Multi-Cultural Workshops And Media Fair (1999), Patricia Medeiros-Landurand Nov 1999

Second Annual Multi-Cultural Workshops And Media Fair (1999), Patricia Medeiros-Landurand

Multimedia Works

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Beyond Labels: Coming Of Age In A Multi-Ethnic America (1998), Ewa Irena Pytowska Nov 1998

Beyond Labels: Coming Of Age In A Multi-Ethnic America (1998), Ewa Irena Pytowska

Multimedia Works

No abstract provided.


Affirming Diversity: Workshops On Multicultural Education, Sonia Nieto Mar 1996

Affirming Diversity: Workshops On Multicultural Education, Sonia Nieto

Multimedia Works

No abstract provided.


A Rating Scale For Evaluating English As A Second Language Reading Material, Ezra L. Stieglitz Dec 1982

A Rating Scale For Evaluating English As A Second Language Reading Material, Ezra L. Stieglitz

Faculty Publications

In the last decade, a wide variety of commercial materials has been published for use in developing the speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills of second language learners. This article focuses on the selection of instructional materials for the reading component of an English as a second language (ESL) program.