Discusses goals, theories, design of, examples, personal and social aspects, curricula, assessment, materials and the role of the teacher.
# 22494 | 2,250 words | 12 sources | 1995 |
Published on Mar 10, 2003 in Education (Curriculum) , Education (Theory) , Sociology (Multiculturalism) , Education (Multiculturalism)
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From the Paper:"Introduction
The purpose of this paper is to present a comprehensive analysis of multicultural education. To this end, the paper first describes multicultural education in terms of its goals and objectives. This is followed by a discussion of the theoretical underpinnings of this form of education. Also examined is how multicultural education programs are designed. Finally, the curriculum implications of multicultural education are explored.
Multicultural Education: Definition, Goals and Underlying Theory
According to Ornstein and Hunkins (1993), multicultural education consists of an attempt to teach an understanding and appreciation of differences among the many ethnic groups that compose American society. Further, it is an attempt to teach this understanding through the curriculum, and at all levels of ..."
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