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Multicultural Education

 

Below is a list of terms or phrases used in multicultural discourse. These terms or phrases are used to promote discussion regarding social and cultural differences and on how these differences have an impact on certain groups of people.

Students, if any of these promote a strong emotion or opinion and you wish to have a forum to discuss them, then please contact the diversity initiatives committee (scallaha@highlands.edu).

Faculty, in what ways can these terms/concepts be incorporated into your curicullum? If you have any ideas or already use such terms or concepts in your class, then please contact the diversity initiatives committee and we will dedicate a webpage to your input or experience.

Stereotyping

Pluralism

Ethnocentrism

Social privilege/marginalization

Intergenerational

Transcultural/Crosscultural

Acculturation

Enculturation

Segregation/Integration

ISMs (Racism, Agism, Sexism, Heterosexism, etc....)

Microaggression

Discrimination, Oppression, Bias, Biogotry

 

 

Page last updated: March 7, 2014