Multicultural Education for College Students: New Perspectives in Indonesian Context

  • Prosiding Internasional
  • Yagus Triana HS
  • ASEAN Comparative Education Research Conference (ACER-N 2016)


The present study discusses the conception of multicultural education induced to college students with different backgrounds. On the basis of Berger and Luckmanns views on social construction of reality, the study is concerned with the importance of multicultural education and approaches to develop multicultural competencies expected, required, and experienced in socialization process by Indonesian college students in recent global access. The study offers critical analysis of the current situation and alternative best practices in and out of classroom to promote multicultural education in different social contexts. The study suggests that multicultural education play a vital role in promoting unity in diversity of race, religion, culture, and life dimensions.

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