ERIC Number: ED363211
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Multicultural Education: Strategies for Implementation in Colleges and Universities. Volume 3.
Adams, J. Q., Ed.; Welsch, Janice R., Ed.
This book provides pragmatic ideas and analyses from contributors with multicultural backgrounds and educational experiences, on how to implement multicultural education in college and university courses of study; and presents strategies for transforming both the curricula and the training of effective multicultural educators. Section 1 offer insights from their classroom experience and research in instructional strategies. The essays in Section 2 affirm how far-reaching and multifaceted multicultural education is, from how many perspectives it can be studied, and on how many levels it impacts curriculum. Section 3 contains papers that examine the creation of the climate for change. Chapters and their authors are the following: "Using Humor to Promote Multicultural Understanding" (Samuel Betances); "The Point of the Story" (Joan Livingston-Webber); "Teaching Education Majors How to Foster Resiliency in Their Students" (Kimberly A. Gordon); "Conflict and Resistance in the Multicultural Classroom" (Linda Dittmar); "Classroom Closets: The Invisible History of Gays and Lesbians" (R. Jovita Baber); "Multiculturalism in U.S. Society and Education: Why an Irritant and a Paradox?" (Carlos J. Ovando and Luise Prior McCarty); "Teaching About Race in the Race-Conscious United States (J. Q. Adams); "Understanding Asian Americans: A New Perspective" (Shin Kim); "Tech Prep: Preparation for Work Force Diversity" (Kerry A. Kerber and A. Anthony Falgiani); "Assessing the Effectiveness of Multicultural Curriculum Initiatives in Higher Education: Proving the Self-Evident" (Patricia L. Francis); "A Study of the Campus Climate: Methodology and Results" (Catherine A. Riordan); "Multicultural Perspectives in Counseling" (Edward Johnson and Linda S. Aguilar); "Postsecondary Education and Persons with Disabilities" (Judith J. Smithson); and "Moving Toward Justice, Equity, and Diversity at Western Illinois University" (Janice R. Welsch). Each chapter concludes with its own reference list. The volume also contains two appendixes: (1) "Multicultural Education: Voices of the Nineties--A Selective, Annotated Bibliography of Journal Articles, Special Journal Issues, and Books (Katherine Dahl); (2) "Film and Videos for the Multicultural Classroom" (Janice R. Welsch). (GLR)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Counseling, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Development, Diversity (Student), Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Planning, Educational Resources, Educational Strategies, Higher Education, Homosexuality, Institutional Environment, Lesbianism, Multicultural Education, Resistance to Change, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Board of Governors of State Colleges and Universities, Springfield.; Western Illinois Univ., Macomb.