enculturate


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enculturate

(ɛnˈkʌltʃʊˌreɪt)
vb (intr)
(Peoples) to undergo the process of socialization
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Those who work with immigrants and refugees know how difficult it is to balance keeping one's culture and beliefs while also facing the need to enculturate to new surroundings.
People don't enculturate or remain enculturated without ongoing participation and communication.
Allan writes of the "reversion to a liberal humanist perspective" that accords with the general aim of children's literature to "foster socio-cultural values in order to enculturate children into the prevailing ways of the society in which they live" (53-54).
Speaking as an African theologian myself, I would give pride of place to the gospel's power to enculturate and transform, not to the African traditions, no matter how lofty their insights.
The intention is to enculturate students in carrying out CL vocabulary learning and communicative writing activities that encompass formal and informal learning settings.
Now, to return to Isaacs: in her book she shows that in spite of all these attempts to enculturate the Tiwi Islanders, the way of life and traditions have been kept alive and saved from extinction by
ASHLAND - Like "My Fair Lady's" Professor Henry Higgins trying to enculturate Eliza Doolittle, each March the Oregon Shakespeare Festival strains to turn me into a proper man of the - ahem - thee-au-tah.
An approach to engage students in constructing scientific theories is to enculturate students in doing science with language, which differs from the mainstream classroom discourse--talking about science.
1996) suggests that the change agents are responsible to train and enculturate the design teams.
In the thematic section Academic Lessons (see Table 1), the designers of TFT chose to foster culture and learning through instruction that was meant to enculturate freed Blacks into the American culture.
Media spectacle thus involves those media events and rituals of consumption, entertainment, and competition like political campaigns or athletic contests that embody contemporary society's basic values and serve to enculturate individuals into its way of life.
A final method to enculturate students is accomplished through feedback.