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Cultural Diversity by Mind Map: Cultural Diversity
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Cultural Diversity

Cliff

Awareness

Sensitivity

Student Safety (free to express)

integrity

Balance

Mitch

Expressions & Metaphors

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Technology Uses/ Comfort

Bonnie thinks...

diversity

open acceptance

division

silent tolerance

rules of accomodation

domineering and dominating cultures

parity not equality

Tribes of of MeWe~i

collective collaboration on line, not just connections

gauntlets, language, ie: physics forums, history, cyber land/address

who, users (i) belong to mutiple tribes, earned acceptance

JAMES

ethnicity

country

continent

generational

youth

mid-life

advanced

social

religion, myths of creation

mental

emotional

economy

external

personal

technology

access

cost

ubiquity

language

writing

reading

physical

Melting Pot ( Justin)

similiar differences

shared community

meritocracy

division of labour

accepted behaviours

Donna adds - cultural customs

communication

frequency of contact

family units/extended family

Culturally Responsive Teaching (Laurette)

differentiating instruction

cultural backgrounds

learning styles

ESL immigrant population collision: haves vs have nots (Tapscott, 1987)

learner-centredness

cultural construct

stakeholder centredness

age, gender & cultural issues (Moller, 2005)

second language learning: written, reading & visual

technology enhancement

Multi-dimensional (Vicki)

learning styles

Myers-Briggs

Multiple Intelligences

cultural

communication

technology

Mitch

Johneen

Understanding based on...

Family Traditions

Personal Experience

Education in Country of Residence

Personal Belief System

Way of Communicating Beliefs, language, writing, listening style, Social rules/ etiquette

Charmaine thinks

Immigrating Students may feel the following:

An inequality in education

Personal Attitudes are judged

Lack of cultural awareness in the learning environment

Karen

compassion

empathy

embracing

awareness

ian

multi-cultural learning environments...

need to be aware of prior knowledge and learning experiences; backgrounds., need to be aware of the traditional ways of communicating, need to be aware of possible language barriers, need to be aware of stereotypes and misconceptions, need to be aware of how time and generations will affect traditional cultural perceptions, need to be aware of technological abilities and awareness, need to be aware of social abilities and stature

Tracey

Communication

Non-verbal Communication

Socialized gestures and sounds

Written and Oral Skill Level

Facial expressions

Perspectives

Preconceived notions

Attitudes

Beliefs

Background and past experience

Tools

Access to technology and other tools

Emphasis and encouragement of use

Guidance and support

Erin

ethnocentrism

Overlooking differences, Common human error

Equal opportunity

recognizing similarities & differences, goals, values, Beliefs, Outcomes