ERIC Number: ED315492
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Multicultural Issues in Special Programs.
Crull, Peggy, Ed.; And Others.
Linkages, v6 n1 Fall 1988
This report illustrates how practitioners in The City University of New York's compensatory education programs are starting to realize that ethnicity, culture, and family heritage have a significant role in the educational and psychological development of students. It provides a compendium of the efforts made to apply cultural knowledge to the service of students in the following programs: (1) Search for Education, Elevation and Knowledge (SEEK); (2) the College Discovery Program (CD); and (3) the College Discovery and Development Program (CDDP). The report contains the following sections: (1) "Introduction" (Samuel D. Johnson, Jr.); (2) "Breaking the Silence: The Use of Folktales in the College-Level Composition Course" (June Bobb); (3) "Issues to Be Considered When Practicing Career Counseling with Adult Hispanic Students" (Lilia Rosado); (4) "Cultural Interference in Peer Tutoring Situations" (Janet Moser and Mark Patkowski); (5) "College and Career Guidance Workshop for At-Risk Hispanic High School Girls" (Carole Cilento); and (6) "Cultural Identity and Value Orientations of Island and Mainland Puerto Rican College Freshmen" (Diego Colon). Notes on contributors, five tables, and 42 references are included. (JS)
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Compensatory Education, Cultural Differences, Cultural Enrichment, High Risk Students, High School Students, High Schools, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Puerto Ricans, Social Values, Special Programs, Tutors, Undergraduate Students
Publication Type: Reports - General; Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Office of Student Affairs and Special Programs.