ERIC Number: EJ486051
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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One Giant Step Backward: Myths of Black Cultural Learning Styles.
Frisby, Craig L.
School Psychology Review, v22 n3 p535-57 1993
Notes that, in objective indicators of academic achievement, African American children have not achieved parity with whites. Examines Black Cultural Learning Styles (BCLS) hypothesis that widespread failure of many black children can be attributed to culturally determined African-based learning styles that clash with Eurocentric configuration of schools. Argues that five major assumptions inherent in BCLS models are seriously flawed. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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