ERIC Number: ED366703
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Multicultural Teaching in the University.
Schoem, David, Ed.; And Others
This book provides a collection of papers that address the enhancement of faculty teaching and learning in an increasingly interconnected multicultural society. Three interconnected dimensions of multicultural teaching are focused upon: content, process and discourse, and diversity of faculty and students. Papers and their authors are as follows: "Teaching About Ethnic Identity and Intergroup Relations" (David Schoem); "Continuing the Legacy: On the Importance of Praxis in the Education of Social Work Students and Teachers" (Edith A. Lewis); "Teaching With and About Conflict in the Classroom" (Ximena Zuniga and Mark A. Chesler); "Latinos in the United States: A Framework for Teaching" (Robert M. Ortega et al.); "Reflections on the Teaching of Multicultural Courses" (Luis F. Sfeir-Younis); "Anti-Racism and Multiculturalism in a Law School Class" (T. Alexander Aleinikoff); "Our Lives, Our Histories" (K. Scott Wong); "'A Circle of Learners': Teaching About Gender, Race, and Class" (Linda Frankel); "Multicultural Teaching in Public Health: A Course on Gender, Race, Ethnicity, and Health" (Irene Butter and Kristine Siefert); "The Latina: A Teaching Experience" (Eliana Moya-Raggio); "Lesbian Studies and Multicultural Teaching: A Challenge in Diversity" (Patricia Myers); "The 1988 Presidential Campaign and Multicultural Education" (Bunyan Bryant); "Seeing the Whole of the Moon" (Sharon E. Sutton); "How I Teach Mathematics to Minorities" (Martha Aliaga); "Racial Bias in Science Education" (Lewis J. Kleinsmith); "Waking Up to the World: A Multicultural Approach to Writing" (Ralph D. Story); "Should and Can a White, Heterosexual, Middle-Class Man Teach Students About Social Inequality and Oppression? One Person's Experience and Reflections" (Thomas J. Gerschick); "On Engaging Students in a Multicultural Course on a Global Scale: Risks, Costs, and Rewards" (Ann E. Larimore); "Social Psychology" (Elizabeth Douvan and Joseph Veroff); "Dialogue Groups: An Innovative Approach to Multicultural Learning" (Ximena Zuniga and Biren A. Nagda); "Combating Homophobia Through Education" (Billie L. Edwards et al.); "FAIRteach: Faculty Development on Issues of Racism and Diversity" (Linda Frankel); and "Constructing a Teaching Assistant Training Program with a Multicultural Emphasis" (David Schoem). Also included are a round-table discussion on multicultural teaching, a question and answer section on multicultural education and conflict in the classroom, and classroom and workshop exercises. Contains a bibliography of over 340 items and an index. (GLR)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, College Instruction, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Educational Responsibility, Ethnic Groups, Faculty Development, Health, Higher Education, Homophobia, Multicultural Education, Racial Bias, Racial Relations, Sex Bias, Social Bias, Social Class, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Universities
Greenwood Publishing Group, 88 Post Road West, Box 5007, Westport, CT 06881 ($55).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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