ERIC Number: ED360424
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jan-27
Reference Count: N/A
African American Educational Excellence. Planning Symposium Proceedings for the Development of the Center for Applied Cultural Studies and Educational Achievement (Long Beach, California, January 27, 1989).
California State Univ. and Colleges, Long Beach. Inst. for Teaching and Learning.; California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Proceedings of a symposium called by the California State university system and the State Department of Education to assist in creation of a Center for Applied Cultural Studies and Educational Achievement are presented. The Center would focus on ensuring African American educational excellence. More than 100 African American educators were invited to review and critique the Center's statement of mission and mandate, its development and design, funding strategies, institutional relationships, and expected outcomes and applications. The following presentations are included: (1) "Welcome and Introductions" (H. L. Carter); (2) "Overview" (W. A. Reynolds); (3) "The Curriculum Reform Movement and Issues of Access for African American Students" (B. Honig); (4) "Background on the Development of the Center for Applied Cultural Studies and Educational Achievement" (S. A. Thornton); (5) "The Condition of African American Education in California" (L. L. Goddard); (6) "The Cultural Keys to Maximizing Educational Praxis with African-American Students" (W. W. Nobles); (7) "Summary of Planning Team Reports" (Reports of five planning teams); (8) "Wrap-Up and Where We Go from Here" (H. L. Carter); (9) "The Condition of African-American Education in California: Selected Findings" (seven tables of data) (L. L. Goddard); and (10) "A Concept Paper" (W. W. Nobles). (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Achievement, Black Colleges, Black Culture, Black Education, Black Students, Black Teachers, Black Youth, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Institutional Role, Organizational Objectives, Program Implementation, Racial Relations
California State University Academic Publications Program, 400 Golden Shore, Suite 132, Long Beach, CA 90802 ($15).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Univ. and Colleges, Long Beach. Inst. for Teaching and Learning.; California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California