Translating methodological considerations of teaching culture into classroom materials on East Asian Canadians

Title: Translating methodological considerations of teaching culture into classroom materials on East Asian Canadians
Variant title:
  • Transformer les considérations méthodologiques intervenant dans l'enseignement de la culture en matériaux pour la classe traitant des Canadiens d'Asie de l'Est
Source document: The Central European journal of Canadian studies. 2016, vol. 10-11, iss. [1], pp. 119-134
  • ISSN
    1213-7715 (print)
    2336-4556 (online)
Type: Article
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This study discusses some theoretical considerations with respect to teaching materials addressing cultural issues, and – in this context – outlines teachers' roles as cultural mediators and the implications of culture teaching for teaching English as a foreign language. Then it examines how these principles can be applied to the development of classroom materials on East Asian Canadians. The paper details the theoretical pillars used for the preparation of the worksheets presented in this study and describes the use of these teaching materials. Finally, the paper reviews the most relevant professional roles and attitudes associated with the work of educators teaching cultural content.
Cette étude aborde quelques considérations théoriques concernant les matériels pédagogiques traitants des questions culturelles et – dans ce contexte – décrit le rôle des enseignants en tant que médiateurs culturels et les implications de l'enseignement de la culture pour l'enseignement des langues étrangères. Ensuite, elle examine comment ces principes peuvent être appliqués à l'élaboration des matériaux pédagogiques sur les Canadiens d'Asie de l'Est. On va détailler également les piliers théoriques utilisés pour la préparation des feuilles de travail présentées dans cette étude aussi que l'utilisation de ces ressources pédagogiques. Enfin, on va considérer les rôles et attitudes professionnels les plus pertinents associés au travail des éducateurs enseignant le contenu culturel.
In an earlier form, this article was first presented as a paper at a conference entitled "Multiculturalism in Canada: Changing Perspectives", which was organized by Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary and Eötvös Loránd University on 24–25 November 2016.
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