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The relationship of students in the helping professions toward multiculturalism in the Czech Republic

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dc.title The relationship of students in the helping professions toward multiculturalism in the Czech Republic en
dc.contributor.author Balaban Cakirpaloglu, Irena
dc.contributor.author Skarupská, Helena
dc.contributor.author Dorková, Zlatica
dc.contributor.author Olecká, Ivana
dc.relation.ispartof EDULEARN18: 10th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
dc.identifier.issn 2340-1117 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.citation.spage 4802
dc.citation.epage 4809
dc.event.title 10th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN)
dc.event.location Palma
utb.event.state-en Spain
utb.event.state-cs Španělsko
dc.event.sdate 2018-07-02
dc.event.edate 2018-07-04
dc.type conferenceObject
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Iated-Int Assoc Technology Education & Development
dc.relation.uri https://library.iated.org/view/BALABANCAKIRPALOGLU2018REL
dc.subject multiculturalism en
dc.subject students of helping professions en
dc.subject preparedness en
dc.subject colleges en
dc.subject methodical recommendations en
dc.description.abstract The presented article focuses on the issue of the relationship toward multiculturalism of university students who are preparing to work in assisting professions. In particular, this issue concerns future educators, social educators, healthcare and social workers. Considering the fact that the Czech Republic has become a target country for a number of immigrants in recent years, there is a more than urgent need to educate students with regard to multiculturalism. The lack of preparedness of workers in the helping professions is negatively reflected in mutual communication and the provision of adequate services. The main objective in our study was to map how university students in the first year of their study of the assisting professions perceive their relationship toward multiculturalism. The pilot study was conducted among students of Social Pedagogy and Health and Social Work in the first year at the Faculty of Humanities at Tomas Bata University in Zlin in the academic year 2017/2018. To obtain the data an Osgood's semantic differential was used to identify the students' relationship toward the multiculturalism. The research sample consisted of 158 university students. The results of the survey pointed to the fact that students have low awareness and an insufficiently defined relationship to multiculturalism. Following on from these alarming results, the conclusion of our study includes a methodological recommendation for pedagogical practice, which should contribute to raising students' awareness and creating a positive relationship toward multiculturalism. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Humanities
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1009704
utb.identifier.obdid 43879347
utb.identifier.wok 000530893704142
utb.source S-wok
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-24T08:32:11Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-24T08:32:11Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Balaban Cakirpaloglu, Irena
utb.contributor.internalauthor Skarupská, Helena
utb.contributor.internalauthor Dorková, Zlatica
utb.contributor.internalauthor Olecká, Ivana
utb.fulltext.sponsorship This study is paid for from public resources.
utb.wos.affiliation [Cakirpaloglu, I. Balaban; Skarupska, H.; Dorkova, Z.; Olecka, I] Tomas Bata Univ, Fac Humanities, Zlin, Czech Republic
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