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Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: An Ethic Of Caring, Sherwood Thompson Oct 2006

Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: An Ethic Of Caring, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Interview Method Development For Qualitative Study Of Esl Motivation, Tae-Young Kim Dr. Jun 2006

Interview Method Development For Qualitative Study Of Esl Motivation, Tae-Young Kim Dr.

Dr. Tae-Young Kim (김태영, 金兌英)

No abstract provided.


What Keeps Teachers Going? What Keeps Teachers Developing?, Susan Barduhn Jan 2006

What Keeps Teachers Going? What Keeps Teachers Developing?, Susan Barduhn

Susan Barduhn

No abstract provided.


The Clil Symposium: Content And Language Integrated Learning, Susan Barduhn Jan 2006

The Clil Symposium: Content And Language Integrated Learning, Susan Barduhn

Susan Barduhn

No abstract provided.


Knowledge And Education In Islam, Syed Farid Alatas Jan 2006

Knowledge And Education In Islam, Syed Farid Alatas

farid alatas

Madrasah education in Singapore has raised a number of issues and concerns, chief of which relate to the quality of such education and the impact that this education has on social cohesion. Because madrasah education presents itself as Islamic education, it is necessary to clarify what is meant by Islamic education in order to establish the criteria according to which madrasah education in Singapore may be assessed. This requires a brief introduction to the philosophy of education in Islam and an understanding of the various institutions of learning in Islamic history that were founded on such a philosophy of education ...


From Jami'ah To University Multiculturalism And Christian-Muslim Dialogue, Syed Farid Alatas Jan 2006

From Jami'ah To University Multiculturalism And Christian-Muslim Dialogue, Syed Farid Alatas

farid alatas

Sociology has a role to play in the development of multiculturalism and, therefore, the facilitation of interreligious dialogue. Multiculturalism does not merely refer to the coexistence of a plurality of cultures but is a social context that encourages the possibilities for harmonious interactions of different cultures. Soci- ology may contribute in meaningful ways to multiculturalism by the thematic development of a number of areas concerning the study of societies and civiliza- tions. This article focuses on three such themes, that is: the multicultural origins of modem civilization, intercivilizational encounters and the point of view of the other. The author argues ...


Contextual Problem Defining: Learning To Think And Act From The Standpoint Of Equity, Edlyn V. Peña, Estela Bensimon, Julia Colyar Jan 2006

Contextual Problem Defining: Learning To Think And Act From The Standpoint Of Equity, Edlyn V. Peña, Estela Bensimon, Julia Colyar

Edlyn V. Peña

No abstract provided.


Tears, Fears, And The Dreaded 5-Paragraph Essay: Encouraging Your Students To Write In English, Susan Adams Dec 2005

Tears, Fears, And The Dreaded 5-Paragraph Essay: Encouraging Your Students To Write In English, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Presentation at the Indiana Department of Education ESL K-12 Conference, 2006.


[Review Of The Book Misreading Masculinity: Boys, Literacy And Popular Culture], D. Schneider, Mary Christianakis Dec 2005

[Review Of The Book Misreading Masculinity: Boys, Literacy And Popular Culture], D. Schneider, Mary Christianakis

Mary Christianakis

No abstract provided.


“Who Asked You?”: Fifth Graders Negotiating Authorship During Peer Editing, Mary Christianakis Dec 2005

“Who Asked You?”: Fifth Graders Negotiating Authorship During Peer Editing, Mary Christianakis

Mary Christianakis

No abstract provided.


Mainstream First-Grade Teachers' Understanding Of Strategies For Accommodating The Needs Of English Language Learners, Clare Hite, Linda Evans Dec 2005

Mainstream First-Grade Teachers' Understanding Of Strategies For Accommodating The Needs Of English Language Learners, Clare Hite, Linda Evans

Linda S. Evans

In this time of high stakes testing, teachers' working with English Language Learners (ELLs) becomes a high-stakes teaching act. Nationally, mandated testing is increasing in the schools even as school demographics are changing. The growing numbers of language-minority students come with varying levels of English proficiency, from little or none to fluent bilingualism. Teachers find it difficult to bring all their native-English-speaking children along to an acceptable level of performance in literacy and content-area subjects; ELLs present an even greater challenge, particularly for the elementary mainstream classroom teachers who are the primary language teachers for most young ELLs, yet typically ...


Literacy Issues For English Language Learners: Making Connections, Linda Evans Dec 2005

Literacy Issues For English Language Learners: Making Connections, Linda Evans

Linda S. Evans

No abstract is available at this time.


Everyday Understandings Of Peace & Non-Peace: Peacekeeping And Peacebuilding At A U.S. Midwestern High Schoo, Edward Brantmeier Dec 2005

Everyday Understandings Of Peace & Non-Peace: Peacekeeping And Peacebuilding At A U.S. Midwestern High Schoo, Edward Brantmeier

Edward J. Brantmeier

No abstract provided.


Torch Plus : Tests Of Reading Comprehension Plus, Tom Lumley, Andrew Stephanou Dec 2005

Torch Plus : Tests Of Reading Comprehension Plus, Tom Lumley, Andrew Stephanou

Dr Tom Lumley

A set of reading tests designed to assist teachers of students from Year 3 to Year 10 in their assessment of students' reading comprehension skills.


Moderation, Modesty, Creativity, And Criticalness: A Chinese-American Medical Professor Speaks., Gulbahar Beckett, Jianhua Zhang Dec 2005

Moderation, Modesty, Creativity, And Criticalness: A Chinese-American Medical Professor Speaks., Gulbahar Beckett, Jianhua Zhang

Gulbahar Beckett

The number of minority scholars in North American universities and
colleges has increased steadily since the 1980s (Harvey, 2003; U.S.
Department of Education, 2002). This has resulted in some publications
that explore various issues encountered by minority scholars in general
(e.g., Belcher & Conner, 2001; Braine, 1999; Kingston-Mann & Sieber,
2001) and female faculty in particular (Li, 2005; Liang, 2005; Lin et al., 2004;
Vargas, 2002). This body of work shows that minority faculty encounter various
challenges in their work. For example, Braine (1999) describes being
underappreciated as an English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor in the
United States ...


Reconstructing Culture And Identity In The Academy: Asian Female Scholars Theorizing Their Experiences, Guofang Li, Gulbahar Beckett Dec 2005

Reconstructing Culture And Identity In The Academy: Asian Female Scholars Theorizing Their Experiences, Guofang Li, Gulbahar Beckett

Gulbahar Beckett

T his book project began over a coffee break at the American Educational
Research Association in Seattle several years ago when we
shared our own experiences and excitement as new faculty members
trying to establish ourselves in the familiar yet strange academy. The academy
was familiar to us because we were the apprentices of the academy for
many years and we had learned the once unfamiliar discourses. Both of us
were happy with our academic positions and were fortunate to have very
supportive colleagues. Yet both of us felt we were "strangers" at times. After
all, as Asian, foreign-born, and ...


Communist’S Post-Modern Power Dilemma: One Step Back, Two Steps Forward, “Soft No” And Hard Choices …, Nicos Trimikliniotis Dec 2005

Communist’S Post-Modern Power Dilemma: One Step Back, Two Steps Forward, “Soft No” And Hard Choices …, Nicos Trimikliniotis

Nicos Trimikliniotis

This paper considers the challenges ahead after having assessed what determined the outcome of the referendum in April 2004 and the balance of forces as they emerge in the Parliamentary elections of 2006. In spite of the generally sound claims that globalisation shifts decision-making away from nation-states, particularly weak and small states to networks beyond the nation-state, in the case of Cyprus what we have for the first time paradoxically is the “fate” of Cyprus primarily in the hands of Cypriots themselves. Although semi-occupied the two communities can make their decision as to the future of their country and state ...


Immigration To Cyprus, Nicos Trimikliniotis Dec 2005

Immigration To Cyprus, Nicos Trimikliniotis

Nicos Trimikliniotis

This chapter discusses the context that has transformed Cyprus from an emigration to an immigration country. It examines public discourse, the legal status, and the social position of migrants and asylum-seekers. This is exposed against the historical and political backdrop of Cyprus, dominated by the ‘national’ problem, which keeps the island divided.


L2 Learning Motivation From A Sociocultural Theory Perspective: Theory, Concepts, And Empirical Evidence, Tae-Young Kim Dr. Dec 2005

L2 Learning Motivation From A Sociocultural Theory Perspective: Theory, Concepts, And Empirical Evidence, Tae-Young Kim Dr.

Dr. Tae-Young Kim (김태영, 金兌英)

No abstract provided.


Goals, Motivation, And Identities Of Three Students Writing In English, Tae-Young Kim Dr., Baba Kyoko Dr., Alister Cumming Dr. Dec 2005

Goals, Motivation, And Identities Of Three Students Writing In English, Tae-Young Kim Dr., Baba Kyoko Dr., Alister Cumming Dr.

Dr. Tae-Young Kim (김태영, 金兌英)

No abstract provided.


Motivation And Attitudes Toward Foreign Language Learning As Socio-Politically Mediated Constructs: The Case Of Korean High School Students, Tae-Young Kim Dr. Dec 2005

Motivation And Attitudes Toward Foreign Language Learning As Socio-Politically Mediated Constructs: The Case Of Korean High School Students, Tae-Young Kim Dr.

Dr. Tae-Young Kim (김태영, 金兌英)

No abstract provided.