ERIC Number: EJ547419
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Rethinking Preservice Preparation for Teachers in the Learning Disabilities Field: Workable Multicultural Strategies.
Obiakor, Festus E.; Utley, Cheryl A.
Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, v12 n2 p100-06 Spr 1997
Discusses problems and controversies associated with preservice teacher education curricular reform, teacher preparation programs and the learning disabilities field, and restructuring teacher preparation programs to prepare teachers to work with culturally diverse students with learning disabilities. Recruitment and retention of culturally diverse students and personnel is emphasized. (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Development, Diversity (Student), Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Higher Education, Learning Disabilities, Minority Group Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Recruitment
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Building a Knowledge Base on Culturally Diverse Students with Learning Disabilities: The Need To Enrich Research with a Sociocultural Perspective.