ERIC Number: ED459363
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Colour Blind: A Practical Guide to Teaching Black Adult Learners.
This document is intended to help learning organizations and practitioners meet the needs of their black and minority ethnic adult students. The introduction explains how the guide was developed and discusses the concept of "color blindness." The next six sections examine the following topics: (1) social and economic issues; (2) effective strategies for reaching black and minority ethnic learners; (3) support for learning; (4) curriculum issues; (5) staff development and organizational change; and (6) equal opportunities. Each section includes some or all of the following: examples of good practice; case studies; and checklists. The conclusion recaps the guide's objectives and key messages. A section entitled "Resources" presents various supplementary materials, including the following: examples of stereotyping and strategies for combating stereotyping; information about the role of faith and spirituality in black and minority ethnic people's lives; strategies for creating organizational change; a questionnaire on equal opportunities in the workplace; a checklist for improving access; an exploration of the implications of equal opportunities issues within the curriculum; a diversity quiz; good practices in developing appropriate resources; and factors to consider when evaluating, developing, and selecting suitable learning materials. A glossary and lists of 36 suggested publications are included. (Contains 24 references.) (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Programs, Adult Students, Blacks, Check Lists, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Differences, Curriculum, Definitions, Educational Environment, Educational Opportunities, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Equal Education, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Glossaries, Guidelines, Instructional Materials, Minority Groups, Organizational Change, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Questionnaires, Religion, Resource Materials, Socioeconomic Influences, Socioeconomic Status, Spirituality, Staff Development, Stereotypes, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, 21 De Montfort Street, Leicester LE11 7GE, United Kingdom (40 British pounds). Web site: http://www.niace.org.uk.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Adult Continuing Education, Leicester (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom