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ERIC Number: ED195388
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 285
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-933662-06-8
Multicultural Education: A Cross Cultural Training Approach.
Pusch, Margaret D., Ed.
Primarily designed for use in teacher education programs, this manual provides education faculty with a resource for building multicultural education training into the teacher education curriculum. Chapter 1 defines terms basic to multicultural education, intercultural communication, and cross-cultural training. Chapter 2 discusses the theory of intercultural communication. Chapter 3 outlines the history of multicultural education and focuses on linguistic diversity. Chapter 4 contains a discussion of the multicultural curriculum and considers possibilities for infusing existing courses with multicultural perspectives. Chapter 5 studies the training of teachers for multicultural education competencies, reviews methods of teacher training, and offers specific applications of multicultural concepts in teacher education. Chapter 6 lists 30 teaching strategies drawn from the cross-cultural literature and adapted for teacher preservice and inservice training. It also details exercises for role playing, critical incidents, case studies, simulation, and group discussion. Chapter 7 presents procedures for the evaluation of cross-cultural training and education. The manual also includes a 65-item annotated bibliography and film list. (CM)
Intercultural Press, Inc., 70 W Hubbard St., Chicago, IL 60610 ($11.95, 20% discount on 10 copies or more).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Information Analyses; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Bilingual Education.
Authoring Institution: Intercultural Network, Inc., La Grange Park, IL.