An Evaluation of the Concept of Multiculturalism and Its Influence on Curriculum Development

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The research proposal Abstract The research proposal aims at evaluating the concept of multiculturalism and its influence in the curriculum development with a special focus in Atlanta, Georgia high schools Introduction The concept of multiculturalism has been indicated by Taylor (1992) to present several challenges to the American society. In this paper we present an analysis and the outcome of a field based activity on the Atlanta public school on the issue of multiculturalism, its future trend and data projection on minority students. Statement of Problem The lack of appreciation of different cultures has been noted to be a cause of poor performance among high school students, In this paper, we evaluate the concept of multiculturalism and its influence in the curriculum development with a special focus in Atlanta, Georgia high schools Methodology The research would involve the interviewing of high school principles and students on various aspects of multiculturalism. Introduction The concept of multiculturalism has been indicated by Taylor (1992) to present several challenges to the American society. In this paper we present an analysis and the outcome of a field based activity on the Atlanta public school on the issue of multiculturalism, its future trend and data projection on minority students. The definition of multiculturalism According to Rosado (1997), multiculturalism is a system of behaviors and beliefs that respects as well as recognizes the

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