ERIC Number: ED381118
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Multiculturalism in the College Curriculum: An Handbook of Strategies and Resources for Faculty. The Greenwood Educators' Reference Collection.
This book is a guide to incorporating multiculturalism in college curricula and offers practical pointers and strategies as well as a collection of useful references. Part 1 contains specific, practical ideas designed to be useful to instructors in all disciplines. Chapter 1 examines objectives and priorities, the structuring of syllabi, and the use of appropriate language. Chapter 2 enumerates and discusses specific classroom strategies. Chapter 3 addresses the selection of topics for diversity-related student projects and methods of structuring those projects. Chapter 4 describes several specific formats for reporting student-research, reading, and thinking. Chapter 5 considers possible problems which might arise when introducing this material. Part 2 is devoted to information resources and research strategies that can assist the instructor in broadening the curriculum and in devising student projects. Chapter 6 provides an annotated list of sources, ranging from encyclopedias to archives. Chapter 7 discusses Library of Congress subject headings and efficient use of an online catalog. Appendixes contain sample media analysis worksheets, sample library research worksheets, and a selected list of small publishers and distributors of multicultural books. Author, title, and subject indexes complete the book. (Contains 93 references.) (JB)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Curriculum, College Faculty, College Instruction, Educational Resources, Educational Strategies, Higher Education, Multicultural Education, Online Catalogs, Student Behavior, Student Projects, Teacher Student Relationship
Greenwood Press, 88 Post Road West, Westport, CT 06881 ($49.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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