ERIC Number: EJ463477
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Building Cultural Bridges: A Bold Proposal for Teacher Education.
Education and Urban Society, v25 n3 p285-99 May 1993
Describes some of the demographic characteristics of students and teachers, explains some of the implications of these for teacher education, and offers some suggestions for how teacher preparation programs should be designed to respond to these demographic realities. Argues for teacher preparation that is population based and contextually specific. (JB)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Background, Cultural Influences, Cultural Pluralism, Demography, Educational Trends, Elementary School Teachers, Higher Education, Minority Group Children, Preservice Teacher Education, Secondary School Teachers, Sociocultural Patterns, Student Characteristics, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Role, Urban Education
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "America's Changing Demographics: Educational Policy Implications."