A change in the dynamics of a classroom environment, created from internationalisation of student cohorts, has caused educators to reconsider their learning methods that they use. This paper presents a structured framework for improving learning outcomes in multicultural classroom settings in the ICT discipline through the use of a student-centred learning approach. It is based on a review of the literature describing best practices in teaching in multicultural classrooms. The paper begins with a discussion of the evolving nature of higher education in Australia, and addresses the increasing number of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) students as a result of changes in government policies. A discussion of the benefits and challenges of CALD classroom settings and the methods for increasing student engagement and learning outcomes in such settings, is also presented.
Freeman, Mark Bruce, "Refining Learning Outcomes in Multicultural ICT Classrooms: The Development of a Structured Framework" (2015). 2015 Proceedings. 13.