Essays about: "Cultural Awareness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 223 essays containing the words Cultural Awareness.

  1. 1. Diversity is best : A literary analysis of how Mark Haddon’s “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” may promote understanding and awareness towards the social construct of neurodiversity  

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Julia Hollertz; [2019]
    Keywords : Neurodiversity; English Level 6; Fundamental Values; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Neurotypicality; Social Model of Disability; Accurate Representation; Self-determination; Impairments; Disability;

    Abstract : This essay investigates how the first person narrative of Mark Haddon’s neurodiverse protagonist in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time raises awareness for the complexity of neurodiversity in relation to a neurotypical society. This has been done by applying the critical lens of Disability Studies and Disability Studies in Education to explain how disability is a concept of social and cultural construct. READ MORE

  2. 2. The ethics of reporting on radical nationalist groups in Sweden

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper

    Author : Sofie Axelsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Radical nationalism; journalism; extreme-right movements; ethics;

    Abstract : Radical nationalist groups are growing in Sweden as well as in the rest of the world due to contemporary political, cultural and social rationale, where the internet is used as a catalyzer and tool to organize and spread their ideologies. Simultaneously, the structures and the system that hold journalism seem to be altering at a similar speed. READ MORE

  3. 3. How Does Culture Relate to Teaching English as an International Language?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Nemo Davidsson; Erik Chiru; [2019]
    Keywords : EIL; culture; interculturality; intercultural communicative competence;

    Abstract : The goal of this research synthesis is to look at how culture is related to EIL, which is still a new area that is continuously developing. There is an extensive look at the role of interculturality and intercultural communicative competence and its connection to EIL; it has become apparent that culture in English is still rooted in old practices. READ MORE

  4. 4. SCHOOL COMMUNITY AND EXPERIENCES OF PARTICIPATION AND DEMOCRACY: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDY IN THE CHILEAN EDUCATIONAL CONTEXT

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Alexis Morales Valdes; [2018-08-23]
    Keywords : School ethnography; democratic education; active participation; Chilean education;

    Abstract : Abstract Chilean education is still in the process of overcoming a dark period of dictatorship where the school was governed by repressive, controlling and antidemocratic regulations. In 2009 a new general law for Chilean education was enacted that included several values suggesting a more active participation for all the members of the school community. READ MORE

  5. 5. An Analysis of Swedish EFL Textbooks - Reflections on Cultural Content and English as an International Language

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Amanda Horvat; Katarina Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Critical Discourse Analysis; culture; EIL; EFL; interculturality; norms; Sweden; textbook;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to analyse the cultural content and representations in three English as a second language textbooks published for Swedish students in years 1-3. The issue of cultural content is very visible in contemporary research on English education today and as English has grown into a global language over centuries, it has also become a culturally diverse language. READ MORE