ERIC Number: ED186521
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Guidelines for the Development of a Program in Puerto Rican and Cuban Ethnic Heritage Studies at the Post-Secondary Level.
Forbes, Robert J.
Guidelines are presented for the development of a college level ethnic heritage course dealing with Puerto Rican and Cuban Americans. The first chapter discusses the value, focus, format, structure, and financial support of an ethnic studies program. A rationale and program description are provided in the second chapter. Chapter three contains a sample curriculum plan for the course. Chapters four through ten contain sample course outlines on the following topics: (1) Ethnic Studies; Theory and Practice; (2) Practicum in Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Intergroup Relations; (3) Patterns in Assimilation and Acculturalization: The Hispanic Community of Greater Boston; (4) The History and Practice of Bilingual/Bicultural Education in America; (5) The Folk Tradition in Puerto Rico; and (6) Curriculum Development in Puerto Rican and Cuban Ethnic Heritage Studies. For each of the courses, the following information is provided: educational objectives; recommendations regarding class size, prerequisites, and audience; a bibliography of books and supplementary readings; topics for study; and suggested activities. (Author/MK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Curry Coll., Milton, MA.