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Offer examples of cross-cultural psychology in education.

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First, you might examine how cross-cultural research is vital to educators in creating effective learning environments for today's multicultural students. One article examines how "it can be of practical use to social scientists interested in the design of environments for the development of children" (uclinks.org/reference/research/cole_konstanz.pdf) in after school programs.

This article also incorporates some strong findings:

Davies, W. (2007). Cognitive contours: recent work on cross-cultural psychology and its relevance for education. Studies In Philosophy & Education, 26(1), 13-42

Davies assesses how cultural influences on inference-making "have implications for teaching and education generally, and specifically for the debate on conceptions and misconceptions of Asian students studying in western tertiary institutions around the world. The position defended is that, while there seems to be compelling empirical evidence for intercultural differences in thought patterns, these patterns are, for the most part, insignificant in everyday exchanges, though language and culture ...

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Research is listed to examine how cross-cultural research is vital to educators in creating effective learning environments for today's multicultural students.

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