ERIC Number: ED232814
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Cross-Cultural Issues in Alaskan Education. Vol. II.
Barnhardt, Ray, Ed.
A collection of 15 articles on cross-cultural issues in Alaskan education addresses educational policy issues, educational development issues, community/school issues, and teaching/learning issues. The one theme that permeates all of the articles is the value of participation by community members in all levels of the education of their children. Under educational policy issues are: "A Native Philosophy of Education" (Pavilla); "Cultural Definitions and Educational Programs" (Dubbs); "Cultural Considerations in Technological Innovations" (Orvik); and "The Log School: A Case for Appropriate Design" (Dubbs/Barnhardt). Educational development issues covered are: "Psychology of Culture Change and Education for Economic Development" (Tamas); "Nonformal Educational Strategies for Rural Development in Native Alaska" (Gaffney); and "A Cross-Cultural Training and Development Program for Rural Alaskan Teachers" (Grubis). Community/school issues include: "Bicultural School Organization and Curriculum" (Mendenhall); "Native Cultural Contexts and Formal Education" (Schafer); "Decisionmaking in a Rural Alaska Community" (Madsen); and "Folklore and Educational Administration in Alaska" (Rider). Teaching/learning issues are discussed in: "Promises to Keep" (Kuhn/Esmailka); "Tuning-In: Athabaskan Teachers and Athabaskan Students" (Barnhardt); "Social Control and Social Organization in an Alaskan Athabaskan Classroom" (Van Ness); and "Yup'ik Eskimo Women and Postsecondary Education" (Harrison). (MH)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Administrator Attitudes, Alaska Natives, American Indian Education, Canada Natives, Community Colleges, Community Involvement, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Influences, Decision Making, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Multicultural Education, Nonformal Education, Postsecondary Education, Rural Areas, Rural Education, School Buildings, School Community Relationship, Small Schools, Student Teacher Relationship, Teacher Education, Youth Clubs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska Univ., Fairbanks. Center for Cross-Cultural Studies.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska