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ERIC Number: EJ573268
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0098-6291
Mitigating Barriers to Navajo Students' Success in English Courses.
Thurston, Kay
Teaching English in the Two-Year College, v26 n1 p29-38 Sep 1998
Discusses the tremendous barriers to success in college that Navajo students face. Discusses five major forms: financial difficulty, family obligations, prescriptive attitudes toward Standard American English, instructor/faculty ethnocentrism, and ambivalence toward Western education. Discusses ways faculty can work to mitigate these barriers as well as those faced by all minority culture students. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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