ERIC Number: ED195388
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Communication (Thought Transfer), Course Evaluation, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Definitions, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Learning Activities, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Perception, Spanish Speaking, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
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
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Bilingual Education.
Authoring Institution: Intercultural Network, Inc., La Grange Park, IL.