ERIC Number: ED346811
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jun
Multicultural Education: Strategies for Implementation in Colleges and Universities.
Adams, J. Q., Ed.; And Others
This book of 15 author-contributed chapters provides pragmatic illustrations of how to implement multicultural education in college and university courses of study, and presents strategies for both transforming curricula and the training of effective multicultural educators. Section I focuses on instructional strategies for schools that possess diverse student populations. Section II examines teacher preparation programs in effective interaction strategies for culturally diverse classrooms. The third section highlights key issues when establishing a climate for change. Chapters are as follows: "A Review of the Multicultural Education Literature" (Patricia L. Francis); "Using Effective Teaching Strategies in the Multicultural Classroom" (Donald Reyes); "Teaching and Learning with Culturally Diverse Students: A Teacher Preparation Course at a Comprehensive Public University" (Mario Yepes-Baraya); "Teaching about Cultural Diversity: Challenge and Response at a Community College" (Bansrajh Mattai); "Including the Unincluded in Mathematics" (Judith K. Olson and Melfried Olson); "Cooperative Learning in the Culturally Diverse Classroom" (Andrea T. Williams); "Combatting Racism in the Classroom" (James I. Macdonald and Stanley M. Newman); "Maximizing the Use of Comprehensive Assessments in Assessing Racial and Culturally Diverse Undergraduates: Alternative Strategies and Approaches" (Stafford Hood); "Preparing Teachers to be Effective Multicultural Educators" (Barbara S. Penelton); "Native Americans: From Christopher Columbus to Curriculum Integration" (James Fenelon);"Understanding Social Interaction in the Culturally Diverse Classroom" (J. Q. Adams); "Moving Beyond the Plantation: Collaboratively Transforming and Integrating the Curriculum" (Christina Brinkley et al.); "Notes on 'Faculty Development Programs in Support of Multicultural Education'" (Emily C. Wadsworth); "Leadership of the Governing Board and Central Administration: Providing the Policy and Budgetary Framework for Incorporating Multicultural Elements into College and University Curricula" (Carol Everly Floyd and Alfonzo Thurmon); and "Selected Multicultural Education Resources." Appendices include the executive summary of a state (Illinois) report on multicultural education and summaries of multicultural initiatives at Illinois institutions. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Board of Governors of State Colleges and Universities, Springfield.; Western Illinois Univ., Macomb.