What is Psychology?, 3rd Edition What is Psychology? Third Edition, offers unparalleled coverage of diversity topics throughout every chapter. Presenting examples and research findings that weave the experiences of real people from more than 85 countries and/or cultural groups into the narrative, the authors explore gender differences, racial diversity, cultural diversity, and age differences.
Beyond Language: Cross Cultural Communication (2nd edition (November 20, 1992) Книга призвана помочь вам расширить свои коммуникативные способности в англоговорящей среде. Written to enhance communication between individuals learning to speak English and English-speaking natives, this handbook uses the subject areas of U.S. culture and cross- cultural communication as a vehicle for learning English. Intended to help readers understand and adapt to American culture and to cultural differences affecting their communication with American English speakers, the reference shows them how to meet important language and cross-cultural objectives ...
Web-Based Teaching and Learning across Culture and Age
Identity and diversity permeate teaching and learning. Technology-mediated learning environment designs are infused with cultural values, norms, and assumptions. In addition, age-related diversity mediates interactions, learning, perceptions of instruction, self-regulation, and experience with technology. Individual instructors and/or instructional designers are both cultural insiders and cultural outsiders to diverse groups of online learners. Learning difficulties are likely to arise when underlying pedagogical values, norms, and epistemologies in an online learning setting are culturally inappropriate or ineffective for a learner group.
The Politics of English as a World Language(New Horizons in Postcolonial Cultural Studies)
The complex politics of English as a world language provides the backdrop both for linguistic studies of varieties of English around the world and for postcolonial literary criticism. The present volume offers contributions from linguists and literary scholars that explore this common ground in a spirit of open interdisciplinary dialogue.
Postmodern EducationThe first book to offer a systematic look at the significance of postmodernist ideas for education.
“In Postmodern Education Aronowitz and Giroux are architects of the imagination, presenting essays of political, social, and cultural criticism aimed at altering the ways we understand the existing social order and act to change the conditions of our lives.” --Afterimage
Twentieth-Century Texas: A Social and Cultural HistoryTexas changed enormously in the twentieth century, and much of that transformation was a direct product of social and cultural events. Standard histories of Texas traditionally focus on political, military, and economic topics, with emphasis on the nineteenth century.
For years, the prevailing opinion among academics has been that language is embedded in our genes, existing as an innate and instinctual part of us. In this bold and provocative study, linguist Daniel Everett argues that, like other tools, language was invented by humans and can be reinvented or lost.