ERIC Number: ED128107
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1961
Indian Education and the Classroom Teacher.
Roessel, Robert A., Jr., Ed.
The 12 participants of Arizona State University's annual graduate workshop in Indian Education were public school teachers, a superintendent, and a student in social work. Prepared by the participants, these 13 papers relate directly to the American Indian's education: "Education for What?", "San Carlos Apache Indians", "The Pima", "The History and Culture of the Havasupai Indians", "Back to School With the Apache Indians", "The Mohave Indians", "Navajo Culture", "An Indian Dance Unit", "Arizona Indian Music", "Developing a Background for Reading Experiences", "Resume of Remarks Presented by Guest Speakers", "Summary of Three Doctoral Dissertations", and "Summary of Select Articles on Indian Education". The three dissertations which are summarized are: "Shonto: A Study of the Role of the Trader in a Modern Navajo Community" (1958), "The Hispanic Acculturation of the Gila River Pimas" (1955), and "Patterns of Communication and the Navajo Indians" (1954). The 11 articles which are summarized deal with such topics as bilingual education, learning a second language, school achievement, effect of language on verbal expression and recall, Sioux education, acculturation, Indian students in college, teaching a foreign culture, comparisons of monolinguals and bilinguals in a verbal task performance, and bilingualism and retardation. (NQ)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Acculturation, American Indians, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, College Students, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Dance, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Development, Elementary Secondary Education, History, Language Research, Music Appreciation, Reading Development, Resource Materials, Second Language Learning, Student Research, Tribes, Verbal Ability, Workshops
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Univ., Tempe. Indian Education Center.