ERIC Number: ED384765
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
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Adult Education in a Multicultural Society. Routledge Series on the Theory and Practice of Adult Education in North America.
Cassara, Beverly B., Ed.
In this book adult educators and policymakers focus on the dimensions of the problem of multicultural education in the United States and innovative approaches to multicultural education practice and research. The introduction by Beverly Benner Cassara is followed by 12 essays: "Cultural Pluralism, Democracy, and Multicultural Education" (Young Pai); "Multiculturalism in Education: The Importance of Meaning" (Charles A. Tesconi, Jr.); "Linguistic Minorities and Adult Education in the United States" (C. Ray Graham, Peter S. Cookson); "More than the Three 'R's': The Development of Black Adult Education in Manhattan" (Charlotte T. Morgan); "Adult Education and the American Indian" (John W. Tippeconnic, III); "The Education of Hispanic Adults: Pedagogical Strands and Cultural Meanings" (Martha Montero-Sieburth); "Asian Pacific Americans and Adult Education: The Social and Political Resocialization of a Diverse Immigrant and Refugee Population" (Don T. Nakanishi); "Education as a Social Agent: One University's Answer to a Multiethnic Graduate Adult Population" (Philip T. K. Daniel, Vesta A. H. Daniel); "Experiencing the Unfamiliar: Matrix for Learning" (Thelma Barer-Stein); "The Use of a Negotiated Approach in Health Care: University-Community Group Interaction" (Joan S. Reeves); "The Dynamics of Hosting an International Exchange Student" (Kimberly Miller, Cornelius Grove, Bettina Hansel); and "The Hispanic Adult Learner in a Rural Community College" (Rene Diaz-Lefebvre). Eleven tables/figures and a subject index are included. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Vocational Education, American Indian Education, American Indians, Asian Americans, Black Education, Blacks, Community Colleges, Cultural Context, Cultural Pluralism, Democracy, Educational Needs, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Educationally Disadvantaged, Ethnic Groups, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Immigrants, International Educational Exchange, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Non English Speaking, Professional Continuing Education, Refugees, Role of Education, Rural Education, Social Change, Student Exchange Programs, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges
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