ERIC Number: ED455321
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reconceptualizing Literacy in the New Age of Multiculturalism and Pluralism. A Volume in Language, Literacy, and Learning.
Schmidt, Patricia Ruggiano, Ed.; Mosenthal, Peter B., Ed.
The 17 chapters in this collection of papers include: (1) "Frameworks for Understanding Multicultural Literacies" (Georgia Earnest Garcia and Arlette Ingram Sillis); (2) "Multicultural Belief: A Global or Domain-Specific Construct? An Analysis of Four Case Studies" (Jyotsna Pattnaik); (3) "Monocultural Literacy: The Power of Print, Pedagogy, and Epistemological Blindness" (Dawnene D. Hammerberg and Carl Grant); (4) "Liberating Literacy" (Margaret C. Laughlin, Herbert Martin, Jr., and Christine E. Sleeter); (5) "Taking Ownership of Literacy: Who Has the Power?" (Patricia A. Edwards, Jennifer Danridge, Gwendolyn T. McMillon, and Heather M. Pleasants); (6) "An African-Centered Perspective on Literacy: Promise and Possibilities" (Barbara J. Diamond); (7) "Reading, Language, Culture, and Ethnic Minority Students" (Jon Reyhner and Ward Cockrum); (8) "Best Practice(s)? The Cultural Discourse of Developmentalism in American Early Education: A Cross-Cultural Comparison" (Diane M. Hoffman); (9) "African American Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature: Realism for the 21st Century" (Randy F. Rush); and (10) "Rocks in the Brook: A Teacher Educator's Reflections" (Arlette Ingram Willis); (11) "English Language Learners' Reading: New Age Issues" (Jill Fitzgerald); (12) "Home-School Collaboration: Successful Models in the Hispanic Community" (Flora V. Rodriguez-Brown); and (13) "Getting the Most Out of School-Based Professional Development in Culturally Diverse Schools" (William M. Saunders, Gisela O'Brien, David Marcelletti, Kathy Hasenstab, Tina Saldvar, and Claude Goldenberg); (14) "Preservice Teachers Connect Multicultural Knowledge and Perspectives with Literacy Instruction for Minority Students" (Hong Xu); (15) "'Raccoon? Wass Dat?' Hawaiian Preservice Teachers Reconceptualize Culture, Literacy, and Schooling" (Margaret J. Maaka, Kathryn H. Au, Yvonne K. Lefcourt, and L. Pauahi Bogac); (16) "Understanding Culture in Our Lives and Work: Teachers Literature Study in the Book Club Program" (Taffy E. Raphael, Karen Damphousse, Kathy Highfield, and Susan Florio-Ruane); and (17) "The Power to Empower: Creating Home/School Relationships with the ABC's of Cultural Understanding and Communication" (Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt). (Chapters contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Black Culture, Blacks, Cultural Literacy, Cultural Pluralism, Developmental Stages, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Faculty Development, Family Literacy, Family School Relationship, Fantasy, Higher Education, Hispanic American Students, Limited English Speaking, Literacy Education, Literature, Minority Group Children, Multicultural Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Science Fiction, Second Language Learning, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship
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Identifiers - Location: Hawaii
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