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ERIC Number: ED365140
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 338
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-939791-42-0
Diversity as Resource: Redefining Cultural Literacy.
Murray, Denise E., Ed.
A collection of essays on cultural and linguistic diversity in elementary, secondary, and higher education is presented. The articles are written for teachers and teacher educators, and each includes a summary, discussion questions, and projects. They include the following: "Whose Culture? Whose Literacy?" (Keith Walters); "Whose Shared Assumptions? Making the Implicit Explicit" (Anna O. Soter); "Identifying the Languages and Cultures of Our Students" (Denise E. Murray, Patricia C. Nichols, Allison Heisch); "Sensitizing Teachers to Cultural Differences: An African American Perspective" (Evelyn Baker Dandy); "A Mexicano Perspective: Reading the World in a Multicultural Setting" (Olga A. Vasquez); "A Khmer Perspective: Connections Between Khmer Students' Behaviors, History, and Culture" (Usha Welaratna); "Cultural Diversity and Socialization: A Case Study of a Hispanic Woman in a Doctoral Program in Sociology" (Christine Pearson Casanave); "Toward Developing a Cultural Repertoire: A Case Study of a Lao Freshman" (Ann M. Johns); "Diversity Among Individuals: Eight Students Making Sense of Classroom Journal Writing" (Tamara Lucas); "Power and the Politics of Knowledge: Transformative Schooling for Minority Language Learners" (Daniel McLaughlin); "Unlimited Resources: Tapping Into Learners' Language, Culture, and Thought" (Denise E. Murray); and "Language in the Attic: Claiming Our Linguistic Heritage" (Patricia C. Nichols). (MSE)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.