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ERIC Number: EJ1121448
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Sep
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-2194-654X
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A Personal Journey to Merge Literacy Education and Multicultural Teacher Education
Doepker, Gina M.
Multicultural Learning and Teaching, v10 n2 p197-210 Sep 2015
There has been considerable attention to multicultural education and how to effectively integrate it into teacher education programs so that it helps teachers to be attentive to and effective for the economically, culturally, and racially diverse student populace. This article will focus on my personal journey with multicultural teacher education and literacy education. There will be a discussion of multicultural or diverse-oriented teacher education with a focus on the challenges as well as the potentials that face these teacher preparation programs. In addition, there will be a discussion of current educational trends in schools as evidence that demands the need for stronger multicultural teacher education programs. Finally, an existing teacher education program will be presented that has an emphasis on multicultural teacher training, as well as suggest approaches for building a research-based multicultural teacher education program.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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