ERIC Number: ED429516
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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African American Culture and Heritage in Higher Education Research and Practice.
Freeman, Kassie, Ed.
Fifteen papers examine the cultural context and history of African Americans in higher education research and practice. Papers are grouped in three parts: African American culture in higher education research; African American higher education research issues and paradigms; and African American culture and higher education policy and practice. Following an introduction by the editor and an overview by Reginald Wilson, the papers are: (1) "Black to Africa: Some Research Paradigms Reflecting a Black World View" (Raymond A. Winbush); (2) "From Africa to America: The Relationship between Culture and Experience" (Mia D. Alexander-Snow); (3) "African American Students and Self-Concept Development: Integrating Cultural Influences into Research and Practice" (Tamela M. Heath); (4)"Historical Origins of Change: Implications for African Americans in Higher Education" (Carolyn J. Thompson); (5) "And Who Shall Control Their Minds?: Race Consciousness and Collective Commitments among African American Students" (Walter R. Allen); (6) "The College Experience: A Conceptual Framework to Consider for Enhancing Students' Educational Gains" (Lemuel W. Watson); (7) "'Am I Black Enuf fo Ya?' Black Student Diversity: Issues of Identity and Community" (Lori S. White); (8) "Self-Segregation: An Oxymoron in Black and White" (Sybril M. Bennett); (9) "Doing What Comes Unnaturally: Increasing African American Faculty Presence in Predominantly White Colleges and Universities" (William B. Harvey); (10) "Cultural Capital and the Role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Educational Reproduction" (James Earl Davis); (11) "Policy, Practice, and Performance: Strategies to Foster the Meaningful Involvement of African Americans in Higher Education Decision-Making Processes" (Wynetta Y. Lee); (12) "The Relationship between Evaluation Effort and Institutional Culture: Mixing Oil and Water?" (Bruce Anthony Jones); (13) "African Americans and College Choice: Cultural Considerations and Policy Implications" (Kassie Freeman); (14) "Higher Education and Teacher Preparation: Meeting the Challenges and Demands for Academic Success of Urban Youth" (Clancie M. Wilson); and (15) "Higher Education Policies and Professional Education in American Black Colleges" (Beverly Lindsay). (Individual chapters contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Black Culture, Black Education, Black History, Blacks, Cultural Influences, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Higher Education, Research, Theory Practice Relationship
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