ERIC Number: ED431265
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Multicultural Education for Learners with Exceptionalities. Advances in Special Education Series, Volume 12.
Obiakor, Festus E., Ed.; Schwenn, John O., Ed.; Rotatori, Anthony F., Ed.
This volume contains a collection of chapters written by individuals in the fields of general and special education on multicultural education and students with exceptionalities. Chapters include: (1) "Multicultural Education: Powerful Tool for Educating Learners with Exceptionalities" (Festus E. Obiakor); (2) "Educating the African-American Exceptional Learner" (Elizabeth A. Dooley and Deborah L. Voltz); (3) "Educating the Asian-Pacific Exceptional English-Language Learners" (Ji-Mei Chang, Anna Lai, and Ward Shimizu); (4) "Educating the Hispanic-American Exceptional Learner" (Bernadette M. Delgado and Diana Rogers-Adkinson); (5) "Educating the Native-American Exceptional Learner" (Scott Sparks); (6) "Maximizing the Potential of Minority Learners with Gifts and Talents" (Donna Y. Ford, Tarek C. Grantham, and Lynda B. Wright); (7) "Multimethod Assessment of Multicultural Learners" (Sharon Karr and John O. Schwenn); (8) "Ethical Considerations in the Education of Culturally Diverse Exceptional Learners" (Celestine R. Jefferson and Jodet-Marie Harris); (9) "Culturally Responsive Curricula for Learners in a Diverse Society" (Deborah L. Voltz and Elizabeth A. Dooley); (10) "Empowering Culturally Diverse Parents in Special Education Programs" (Loretta Prater and Judith Ivarie); (11) "Community Partnership: Resource for Teaching Culturally Diverse Students with Learning Disabilities" (Narviar C. Barker); (12) "Preparation of Teachers and Administrators for Working Effectively with Multicultural Students" (Mark B. Goor and Miriam Porter); (13) "Teacher Expectations: Impact on 'Accuracy' of Self-Concepts of Multicultural Exceptional Learners" (Festus E. Obiakor); (14) "Transitioning Multicultural Learners with Exceptionalities" (Jeffrey P. Bakken and Gregory F. Aloia); and (15) "Directions for the Future: Empowering the Culturally Diverse Exceptional Learners." (Anthony F. Rotation and Sunday O. Obi). (Each chapter contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Community Involvement, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Design, Disabilities, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics, Evaluation Methods, Gifted, Hispanic Americans, Multicultural Education, Parent Empowerment, Parent Participation, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education, Teacher Expectations of Students
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