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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Similarly, Morrison (1995) has discovered that teachers in their initial service years mainly focus on learning classroom techniques which they think is the most critical aspect of their enculturation into the organizational and teaching related culture.
Furthermore, by appropriating this perspective, the conceptual constructions created in the debates about children and media come into focus as spaces where parents' agency as co-consumers is defined and contested in light of its contribution to (their children's) enculturation.
Acculturation, enculturation, and Asian American college students' mental health and attitudes toward seeking professional psychological help.
Indeed, to view moral enculturation as the basis of the hidden curriculum is to recognise a qualitative value system inherent in medicine as a profession, and which cannot be captured by the formal curriculum.
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.
We identified and defined several constructs such as acculturation, reverse acculturation, enculturation, and remigration that have some utility for our goal of understanding the process of reclaiming adoptees' minority cultures.
When he returned in 1998, he was ready to lead and foster the enculturation already under way.
Over the course of the 1990s, arguments for the inclusion of disabled students in mainstream schools grew widespread, due to the belief that their isolation in specialized schools perpetuated social stigmas and militated against their enculturation in mainstream society.
Musical enculturation takes place through social interaction and participation in music making.
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.
Habitus is the set of dispositions, schema, knowledge, and skills that students internalize early in life due to enculturation.
By focusing on Africa's enculturation, McCann also highlights regional differences.