ERIC Number: EJ532513
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Collaboration within a Multicultural Society: Issues for Consideration.
Harris, Kathleen C.
Remedial and Special Education, v17 n6 p355-62,376 Nov 1996
Recommendations are provided for the development of multicultural competence in order for collaborating teachers to meet the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students who are at risk of failing. Four general competencies are identified: understanding one's perspective; using effective interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills; understanding the roles of collaborators; and using appropriate assessment and instructional strategies. (CR)
Descriptors: Competence, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Interpersonal Competence, Language Minorities, Minority Group Children, Multicultural Education, Staff Role, Student Evaluation, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: Current Practices, Unresolved Issues, and Future Directions in Consultation.