Teaching, Learning, and Motivation in a Multicultural Context

Edited by:
Farideh Salili, The University of Hong Kong
Rumjahn Hoosain, The University of Hong Kong

A volume in the series: Research in Multicultural Education and International Perspectives. Editor(s): Fred Dervin, University of Helsinki, Finland.

Published 2003

The volume 3 of this series is designed to present educators with current research and emerging issues in teaching, learning and motivation in a multicultural context. The book is separated into four sections. In the introduction section we have outlined some of the current issues and recent thoughts about the nature of learning, teaching, and school reforms from a multicultural perspective.

CONTENTS
PREFACE. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. INTRODUCTION. MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION: ISSUES IN TEACHING, LEARNING, AND MOTIVATION Farideh Salili and Rumjahn Hoosain THEORETICAL AND METHODLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES: ISSUES AND APPLICATIONS IN MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION. HOW DO STUDENTS FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES MOTIVATE THEMSELVES FOR ACADEMIC LEARNING Monique Boekaerts A PROCESS-ORIENTED APPROACH TO CULTURE: THEORETICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES IN THE STUDY OF CULTURE AND MOTIVATION Akane Zusho and Paul Pintrich CULTURE, ATTRIBUTION PROCESSES, AND CONFLICT IN MULTICULTURAL EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS Hector Betancourt and Gangaw Zaw A MOTIVATION INTERVENTION FOR AT-RISK YOUTHS Sandra Graham and April Z. Taylor CROSS-CULTURAL VALIDATION OF SELF-CONCEPT MEASURES AND THEORETICAL MODELD IN THE CHINESE CONTEXT Chit-Kwong Kong, Kit-Tai Hau, and Herbert W. Marsh DOES KNOWLEDGE EXIST IF NOBODY KNOWS ABOUT IT? Márta Fülöp and Ference Marton MULTICULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ON TEACHING AND TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM DIFFERENCES IN VALUES TEACHING IN TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS:CANADA, MEXICO, AND THE UNITED STATES Ratna Ghosh, Norma Tarrow, and Aurora Elizondo MULTICULTURALISM IN NEW SOUTH WALES AUSTRALIA - A RETROSPECTIVE AND PROSPECTIVE VIEW Valentina McInerney and Dennis McInerney TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION: INTERNATIONAL INITIATIVES PROMOTING QUALITY AND VALUE Alenoush Saroyan and Marian Jazvac TEACHER THINKING AND PRACTICE FROM A CHINESE CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE: LESSONS FROM EAST AND WEST David Watkins SUCCESS AND FAILURE IN MULTICULTURAL SETTINGS EDUCATION ACHIEVEMENT IN A MULTICULTURAL CONTEXT: DIVERSE DEMOGRAPHICS WITH SHARED FAMILY VALUES: PROFILE ANALYSIS OF U.S. PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSOliver C.S. Tzang THE MAKING OF SCHOOL SUCCESS AND FAILURE: THE CASE OF THE NEW IMMIGRANT STUDENTS FROM MAINLAND CHINA Benjamin K.P. Leung WHAT DOES LABELING DO TO STEREOTYPING? BEYOND PROTOTYPES AND COGNITIVE ECONOMY Takashi Yamauchi and Kevin D. McGuire MANAGING STIGMA: DISIDENTIFICATION FROM THE ACADEMIC DOMAIN Colette van Laar and Belle Derks.