Retrieved from http://www.psysr.org/jsacp/ahmed-v3n1-11_17-28.pdf The article is based on the changing demographics and the needs for the need for the human services field to become more proficient as it relates to being multiculturally competent. The author presents several strategies to include awareness, knowledge and the skills domain which through development can increase competency levels. Information provided elicits the importance of social justice and advocacy within the realm of multicultural counseling. The author elaborates on the fact that there
Many linguistics were afraid that the English would be corrupted, and some expressed the concern that what was being written at that time would would be unrecognizable to future generations. Lexicographers took advantage of the moment and began to set the standards for the language .In the 18th century, there was a switch in the authority from the grammarians to the lexicons. The one person who made a bid for lexicographers authority was Samuel Johnson. He created the role of the dictionary editior. There was a great demand for dictionaries because English was the first language in the country, and the English was taught in the schools.
Despite the fact that intercultural competence has different terminology when referring to disciple or approach, it can also relate to the debate about global citizenship. Intercultural competence is seen as the capability to develop an objective knowledge, attitude, and skills that prompt visible behavior and communication that are both successful and appropriate in intercultural interaction. In other words, intercultural competence is a range of different skills; cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills that lead to communicate effectively and suitable with different surrounding and culture. Intercultural competence can also be broken down into three constituent elements seen as knowledge, skills, and attitude. (Deardorff, 2006) With that being said, knowledge is my substantial weakness while skills and attitude are my strengths regarding intercultural competence.
(McKeiver, 2013) One of the ways to reduce ethnocentrism is to tolerate or accept other culture that is different from ours. Empathy is one of the important communication skills in tolerating intercultural differences. Empathy can be one of the foundational building blocks of great intercultural interactions and leads to a heightened valuation of others’ culture and overall society’s wellbeing. Thus this study purpose is to examine the different variables in demographics such as age and gender in empathy levels and how empathy levels leads to the culture of
Good morning. Discoveries that challenge original perceptions stimulate new and re-evaluated ideas and values which are confronting and provocative since they expose us to different environments. Today I will be arguing that both Ang Lee’s Life of Pi and Robert Gray’s Flames and Dangling Wire significantly support this idea. In Life of Pi, Lee explores the impact of experiences of hardship to lead to new and renewed discoveries of self and spirituality through the character of Pi. Similarly, Flames and Dangling Wire demonstrates the effect of misfortunes to lead to transformative self-discoveries.
In times such as now, immigration policy is a topic of controversial and emotional discussion. The key in having educational, progressive, and prosperous conversations is understanding the theoretical foundations behind the argument that a person stands for or believes in. Having factual evidence to support ideas on concepts such as: the opportunities that immigrants bring to a country, what the international rules actually are that govern the entry and exit of people from one country to another, and the causes, trends, and consequences of international immigration. Finding reason and support for these claims can take the discussion behind immigration policy from one of heated and emotional argument to one of educational and beneficial conversation.
Cultural relativism causes exclusionary tendency which is a quickest route to being prejudiced. In this century, diversity is being a vital point in communities. Because we are in process of learning and teaching new values and cultures, cultural reproduction will continue generations by generations. United States is taking different approach upon many different aspects.
The sharing of similar values, beliefs and behaviours of a particular culture, allows the individuals to identify themselves in a group and therefore, to recognize themselves as members of it and at the same time, different from the other. In this sense, Wolff (2000) claims that “Culture as a communicatively generated phenomenon, creates collective identity through process of inclusion and exclusion; i.e., collective identity is the result of defining relationships of similarity and difference vis-à-vis identities –real or imagined- of other groups” (p.
TITLE The most important part of school is learning about history. Math is important, as is english. But it’s important to reflect more about the past and present, so we can have a better future. There is a lot of history, but surprisingly it is limited. We learn the basics such as: the Trail of Tears, World War 1 and 2, and Christopher Columbus “discovering” America.
(2013) reported that competency-based educational framework draws heavily from key concepts mastered from Bloom’s Taxonomy and Essential Schools-standards based architecture. In other words, the CBE is an amalgamation of earlier classical version of educational standards, and it represents a neo-classical approach to a seemingly crippled educational system of the day. With the student acting as the fulcrum of a highly personalized learning experience, competency-based education’s origin could be tracked down through years of modernism introduced by academicians and school leaders. According to Freeland (2014), the term competency education or competency-based education follows the chart laid down by two landmark policies: New Hampshire’s policy and International Association for K–12 Online Learning (iNACOL). In a related development, CompetencyWorks, a brainchild of the International Association for K–12 Online Learning (iNACOL) and MetisNet, developed a five-piece practical definition of high caliber competency-based education (Sturgis, Patrick & Pittenger, 2011).
This book is based on the assumption that inclusive education is a necessary part of providing high quality education for all. Using international examples, it clarifies the rationale for inclusion and demonstrates how it can be put into practice. Education That Matters: Teachers, Critical Pedagogy and Development Education at Local and Global Level (n.d.). Building Global Education with a Local Perspective. Today 's learners are faced with an unprecedented set of challenges worldwide, yet so much of the education that is offered is based on yesterday 's thinkers, ideas and lessons.
The ability for people to look at a situation from a different perspective is vital in today’s globalized society. Diversity is the most important, core attribute we each share that gives us the ability to assess new situations through our diverse backgrounds and upbringings. Unlike Patrick J. Buchanan’s argument in his essay titled “Deconstructing America,” diversity is a necessity in America’s culture as opposed to the burden it is described as. Conversely, Fredrickson 's essay titled “Models of American Ethnic Relations: A Historical Perspective,” illustrated a more precise version of American history that disproves Buchanan’s ethnocentric ideologies. Buchanan speaks of diversity on a narrow, one-way street.
A culture, by definition, is a set of shared beliefs within a society; learning how to interact with people from different cultures is important in order to communicate and work with each other. It helps us become understanding of one another and widens our perspective of what the world has to offer. To be able to cross cultural communicate with others, the first step is to be aware that every culture is complex and has its differences. While traveling to new countries and trying to understand each other, there is a large possibility of miscommunication, which can come in the form of misinterpreting messages or body language; therefore, it is crucial to keep an open mind whilst communicating. There are multitudes of factors in various cultures that play a role in decision making, so being aware of the expectations that are influenced by someone’s culture will help you understand their choices.