ERIC Number: EJ554703
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Teaching about Race and Ethnicity: A Message of Despair or a Message of Hope?
Moulder, Frances V.
Teaching Sociology, v25 n2 p120-27 Apr 1997
Summarizes the response to complaints that a class examining the sociology of minorities unfairly emphasized negative behavior. The course was restructured to include an examination of resistance and interracial cooperation against racism. This new perspective was incorporated into writing assignments, class discussions, and instructional materials. (MJP)
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Course Content, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, Educational Responsibility, Hidden Curriculum, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Minority Groups, Power Structure, Progressive Education, Prosocial Behavior, Racial Discrimination, Sociology
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A