Multicultural Learning Environment
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Mitmekultuuriline õpikeskkond
Course title in English
Multicultural Learning Environment
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
Maire Kebbinau (language of instruction:Estonian)
Karolin Mäe (language of instruction:English, Estonian)
lecturer of 2023/2024 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
The objective of the course is to create grounds for acquiring knowledge of possibilities to teach and educate in multicultural learning environment and skills to do that.
Brief description of the course
Concepts connected with multiculturalism.
Checking test. Culture and identity. Differences between cultures. Cultural stereotypes. Culture as invitation to a sociocultural.dialogue. Intercultural communication at school and in the society. Education as dialogue. Development stages of integration paradigmas in Estonia. Strategies of teaching in a multicultural form (equal rights to good education: theory and reality).
Seminar: comparing analysis of the development of stages of contemporary integration paradigma.
National and international, value of education and the reflection of educating values in study literature. Art and music as metalanguage of communication.
Seminar: analysis of study literature proceeding from multicultural study environment.
Preparation of the teacher and formation of social attitudes. Value of educating values in multicultural teaching environment. Priorities and principles of the curriculum.
General advice for teaching in a multicultural form.
Group work:Introduction of representatives of different nations.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- is able to assess values, needs and problems of a multicultural form/group;
- is able to work and teach in a multicultural form;
- is able to analyse problematic teaching situations and find relevant solutions.
Karolin Mäe