ERIC Number: EJ576194
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Getting from the Outside In: Teaching Mexican Americans When You Are an "Anglo."
High School Journal, v78 n4 p195-205 Apr-May 1995
A midwestern university provides cross-cultural student teaching experiences in a southwestern city with a large Mexican-American population. Features include two classroom placements, a course in multicultural education, and bicultural mentors. Data from 39 participants identified successful themes and practices in three categories: enabling attitudes, ways to open doors, and observations from the inside. (TD)
Descriptors: Anglo Americans, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Educational Strategies, Experiential Learning, Field Experience Programs, Higher Education, Hispanic American Culture, Mentors, Mexican American Education, Multicultural Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Secondary Education, Social Bias, Student Teaching, Teacher Student Relationship
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "The Mexican-American Educational Experience." Journal availability: University of North Carolina Press, Box 2288, Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2288 (annual subscription: $20 U.S., $15 foreign; individual issues: $6.00 U.S., $7.50 foreign).