Abstract

Conflict is a natural part of any multicultural group learning (McGL). Dealing with conflicts in McGL is not an easy task due to multiplicity of differences such as cultural origins, beliefs, and practices[1]. It is crucial to address challenges and contradictions among learners that are increasingly diverse[2] due to internationalization in higher education system especially when the foreign students are expected to adapt the local cultural norms of behaviour and interaction. The core idea of McGL includes the mutually constituting influences of social interactions in jointly constructed activities across multiple settings and the function of mediating psychological tools[3]. However, these adaptations are remaining unclear.

Published in: Canada International Conference on Education, 2017

  • Date of Conference: 26-29 June, 2017
  • DOI: 10.2053/CICE.2017.0184
  • Electronic ISBN: 978-1-908320-83-4
  • Conference Location: University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada