enculturation


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enculturation

[enkul′chərā′shən]
Etymology: Gk, en + L, cultura, cultivation
the process of learning the concepts, values, and behavioral standards of a particular culture.

enculturation

(ĕn-kŭl′tū-rā′shŭn)
The adjustment of a person to the norms and values of his community.
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Functional approach and critical thinking were mostly mentioned in connection with emphasizing a student acquiring writing skills, whereas in supervisors' conceptions they were expressed combined with the approach of emancipation and enculturation.
30) Several factors accounted for the phenomenal growth of the church and the success of the enculturation process of the Western Protestant missionary activities among the Akan.
Leaders from far-reaching places have contacted our program seeking educational collaborations because our students are prepared by a curriculum that has a strong enculturation of diversity.
Without empirically examining the process of enculturation, notable androcentric objectivists in higher education have bought into a wholesale version of unreconstructed Aristotelianism: On January 17, 2005, the Boston Globe reported that the President of Harvard University, Lawrence Summers, created an uproar when he proclaimed what seemed like a serious observation concerning gender difference, a difference consisting of a lack of the most important component required for academic success, viz.
Go bofa matsogo, in the first stanza, confirms that Raditladi uses garments as a symbol to represent domination and enculturation.
Schooling is about organizational efficiency, socialization, and enculturation of students.
Enculturation, on the other hand, occurs when teachers include a variety of cultures in their practices to reflect and serve their multicultural classroom (Malloy & Malloy, 1998).
Bevans said he believes missionaries' work for enculturation or reconciliation could also be seen that way
The chapter goes on to examine the cultural context of risk factors, including reservations, family, parent, peers, school, and discrimination; enculturation is viewed as a protective factor.
This extramural course relies on reading as an enculturation process, but also bases its course design on the premise that '[t]eaching writing .
My own bias is that the key to this problem lies in the study of enculturation [and socialization] .
But by the 1990s also Adat Gawai was to some degree reinstated in Bidayuh life through a combination of multiculturalist discourses and Christian enculturation policies which led many Bidayuhs to give support to the dwindling practice of gawai.