ERIC Number: ED470332
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Included in English Studies: Learning Climates That Cultivate Racial and Ethnic Diversity.
Fowler, Shelli B., Ed.; Villanueva, Victor, Ed.
This collection of essays is designed for the faculty member and others who care about the retention and success of students of color in gateway courses in English. The book examines assumptions about diversity and teaching and learning, and provides strategies for enacting learning environments that are more inclusive and conducive to the success of all students. The chapters are: (1) "The Dance of Safety: Examining the Stances Taken by White Faculty in Relation to Black Males in the College Classroom" (Lisa M. Gonsalves); (2) "My Story, Her Story, Our Story" (Arlette Ingram Willis and Ana Lucia Herrera); (3) "Histories, Ideologies, and Discourses of (Un)Identification: An Approach to Composition and Critical Pedagogy for Mexican American College Writers" (Michelle Hall Kells); (4) "Community Archaeology: A Historically Black College Deconstructs Basic Writing" (Rhonda C. Grego); (5) "Pluralism in Practice: An Approach to Language Variety" (Dan Melzer); (6) "Community and Mexican American Students of Composition: "Papeles de Honor" (Jaime Armin Mejia); (7) "Critically Self-Reflexive Interpretive and Pedagogical Practices for an African American Literature Course" (Shelli B. Fowler); (8) "Coalition Pedagogy: Building Bonds between Instructors and Students of Color" (Charise Pimentel and Octavio Pimentel); (9) "Liberating Vampires and Transforming Desires: Critical Reflexive Rhetoric for an Age of Globalization" (Rory Ong, Albert H. Kim, and Dorothy Graber); (10) "The Color Line: African American Vernacular English and Computerized Grammar Checkers" (Janet Bean); (11) "Diversity: An Assignment for Basic Writing Students" (Marcia Ribble); (12) "Using Assessment Techniques in a Racially and Ethnically Diverse Classroom" (Jennifer Rene Young); and (13) "In Our Own Voices: Liberating Race from the Margins" (Judy Massey Dozier). Each chapter contains references. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Faculty, Educational Attainment, English, Higher Education, Minority Groups, School Holding Power, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Sponsor: Knight Foundation, Inc., Akron, OH.
Authoring Institution: American Association for Higher Education, Washington, DC.; National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.