2015 | 18 | 129-148
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Multicultural Education: The Translation Model

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Edukacja wielokulturowa. Model translacyjny
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Proponents of multicultural education have long held that teaching for cultural competency is a primary aim. This has often been accomplished through educating students and professionals about the various traits and general characteristics which members of oppressed social groups would generally exhibit. Recent scholarship, however, suggests that this approach often inhibits practitioners from making the appropriate insights, making for worse and not better outcomes. What is needed, it would seem, is a new model of pedagogy for cultural competency which takes up a different, or more careful approach. The present essay does just this by developing Paul Ricoeur’s account of translation for multicultural education.
Zwolennicy edukacji wielokulturowej od dawna utrzymywali, że głównym celem ma być nauczanie wiedzy i umiejętności z zakresu kultury. Ten cel często bywa osiągany poprzez nauczanie studentów i szkolenie pracowników na temat rozmaitych cech oraz ogólnej charakterystyki członków marginalizowanych grup społecznych. Jednakże ostatnie badania wskazują, że podejście to często uniemożliwia osobom je praktykującym wyciąganie właściwych wniosków, przyczyniając się do pogorszenia efektów nauczania. Wydaje się, że potrzebny jest nowy model pedagogiki kulturowej, który będzie charakteryzować się odmiennym lub bardziej ostrożnym stanowiskiem. Powyższy artykuł stara się taki model stworzyć poprzez rozwinięcie Ricoeurowskiego modelu translacyjnego w sferze edukacji wielokulturowej.
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