Capstone Project (Open Access)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
This paper explores the importance of including multicultural awareness in school classrooms. Multiculturalism has been defined as the process of recognizing, understanding and appreciating cultures other than one's own. This study answers the following research questions, What is multiculturalism? Why is multiculturalism beneficial to students? How can teachers incorporate multiculturalism into classroom instruction? In a review of literature on the importance of incorporating multiculturalism, the research shows that there are many benefits and reasons to why multiculturalism should be incorporated in classrooms. This qualitative research study investigated the understanding of multiculturalism by a cohort of pre-service teachers through a survey to gain insight on their experience and perspective towards their encounter with multiculturalism.
Garcia, Mayra, "Incorporating Multiculturalism" (2021). Capstone Projects and Master's Theses. 1000.