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|Other Titles:||Analysis of the Junior High School Curriculum “Taiwan Society”, From the Perspectives of Multicultural Education|
Department of Civil Education and Leadership, NTNU
The main purpose of this thesis is to investigate the curriculum of junior high school-“Taiwan Society” from the view points of multicultural education. The second purpose is to explore the practice of the curriculum byquestionnaire. The curriculum will be explored from three aspects: design of the “Taiwansociety” curriculum, its teaching material and teachers' attitude and opinion. The methods are adopted here are literature-analyzing, questionnaire and interview. The subjects of questionnaire are selected from the teachers who teach “Taiwan Society” in junior high schools. The objects of interview are themembers of writing this textbook. The results of this study are presented as followed:1.“Taiwan Society” is a curriculum of multicultural education, but its theory ismerely based on the view points and opinion of scholars. The design of the curriculum is like James A. Banks' “the additive approach”.2.The contents of this textbook emphasize both diversity and commonness of the society. Though the teaching material reflects the truth of the society, its contents can not display the spirits of multicultural education. In addition,the proportion of multicultural contents in the textbook is not apposite.3.Teachers' attitude toward multicultural education is positive. Most of teachers support the execution of multicultural education. At the same time, they think that it is important to foster teachers with the quality of multiculture. Additionally, they don't think the practice of multicultural education will be in the way of national unity.4.Many teachers confirm the project of this curriculum. They think it can help students understanding the difference of each other and extending students' field of vision, but we should pay attention to the fairness of the teaching material. Almost the whole of teachers feel that their capacities are so insufficient that they have to accept the training of multicultural education.In the other hand, ma
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