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Online Submission, US-China Education Review v8 n1 p110-117 Jan 2011

In this study, a sample activity developed in the workshops called "Science education in multicultural environment" of the program "Integrative teaching in multicultural environment" was presented. Workshops about varied subjects were carried out by participants representing four countries and participants developed teaching materials by getting benefit from elements special to their cultures in the ones related to science teaching. Two students from Belgium, one student from Denmark, one student from Latvia and five students from Turkey participated in the study and three Turkish academicians conducted the workshops. The outcomes of the study were evaluated by presenting them to all participants. The workshops were designed to help students learn instructional strategies and draw upon their prior learning experiences in order to apply effective multicultural education teaching activities. Emphasis is also placed on understanding the varied backgrounds and needs of students. (Contains 3 figures and 1 table.)

Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Multicultural Education, Workshops, Foreign Countries, Science Education, Science Activities, Learning Experience, Science Course Improvement Projects, Action Research, Material Development, Cultural Relevance, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices





Author: Onder, Ismail; Kaplan, Aysun Oztuna; Besoluk, Senol

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=2076&id=ED519408







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