ERIC Number: ED134575
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Pluralism and the American Teacher: Issues and Case Studies.
Klassen, Frank H., Ed.; Gollnick, Donna M., Ed.
This publication is a collection of papers and reports on major issues in the area of multicultural teacher education--curriculum, research and development, legislation, and performance based teacher education--and descriptions of multicultural programs in existence. The first section, which deals with the issues in multicultural teacher education, presents five topics: (1) The Implications of Multicultural Education for Teacher Education; (2) Curriculum for Multicultural Teacher Education; (3) Education That is Multicultural and P/CBTE--Discussion and Recommendations for Teacher Education; (4) Research and Development in Multicultural Education; and (5) Ethnic/Cultural Diversity as Reflected in State and Federal Educational Legislation and Policies. The second section presents case studies of multicultural teacher education: (1) Development of the Multicultural Program--School of Education, University of Michigan; (2) Multicultural Education Evolvement at the University of Houston; (3) Human Relations Preparation in Teacher Education--The Wisconsin Experience; (4) Community, Home, Cultural Awareness and Language Training--A Design for Teacher Education; (5) The Cultural Awareness Center at the University of New Mexico; and (6) Multicultural Education Training for Teachers. The appendixes contain selected multicultural resources, notes about the contributors, and a listing of the National Advisory Council and Commission on Multicultural Education. (MM)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Competency Based Teacher Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Development, Educational Legislation, Educational Research, Program Development, Sensitivity Training, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Curriculum
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, 1 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 610, Washington, D.C. 20036 ($6.00)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Postsecondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of International Education.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC. Ethnic Heritage Center for Teacher Education.
Note: Papers presented at the Leadership Training Institute, "Multicultural Education in Teacher Education," sponsored by the Ethnic Heritage Center (Washington, D.C., April 28-30, 1976)