Multicultural Education

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Ten chapters by teacher educators and psychologists from around the world present recent research findings. They address topics like the history and current practices in multicultural education, cooperative learning programs, the impact of disadvantages on academic performance, immigration, and literature on ethnic identity. The experiences of Asian students in Australia and Canada, educators and students in Latvia, policymakers in Australia, and students in Taiwan are specifically considered. No index. ...
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Ten chapters by teacher educators and psychologists from around the world present recent research findings. They address topics like the history and current practices in multicultural education, cooperative learning programs, the impact of disadvantages on academic performance, immigration, and literature on ethnic identity. The experiences of Asian students in Australia and Canada, educators and students in Latvia, policymakers in Australia, and students in Taiwan are specifically considered. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Multicultural Education: History, Issues, and Practices 1
2 Cooperative Learning Programs and Multicultural Education: Improving Intergroup Relations 15
3 Understanding the Impact of Disadvantage On Academic Achievement 35
4 Academic Adaptation of Asian Migrant Overseas Students in Australia and Canada 65
5 Students as Cultural Beings: Motivation, Learning, and Achievemnt among Students of Diverse Ethnic Background 87
6 Multicultural Education in Latvia 125
7 Immigration Policy and Multicultural Education in Australia: Charting the Changes 151
8 Validation of Multucultural Personality Questionnaire among an Internationally Oriented Student Population in Taiwan 167
9 Education Needs for Cross-cultural Convergence in Family Legal Duties and Reciprocal Responsibilities 187
10 Literature, a Driving Force in Ethnic Identity And Social Responsibility Development 211
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