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Intercultural Higher Education Campus, Creating the

Since the first intercultural university campus in the United States was created (from 1997 to 2000), many other colleges and universities have developed more intercultural approaches to diversity education. Intercultural approaches have also been successfully tested in PreK–12 classrooms. This entry explains how to build an intercultural campus and suggests why it is especially important in an era of rising global uncertainty to promote a form of cross-cultural education based on mutual reliance and individual meaning-making.

What is Interculturalism?

While multicultural frameworks have sought to add the stories of marginalized voices and eliminate a one-culture perspective, an intercultural approach seeks to bring all cultural voices together on a level playing field where learning and sharing can occur across differences. First borrowed from work on race and ethnicity ...

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