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ERIC Number: EJ610805
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0042-0972
Self-Determination and Cultural Empowerment: Reader Histories Reveal Learning and Adaptation Strategies.
Van Horn, Leigh
Urban Review, v32 n2 p177-95 Jun 2000
Discusses cultural transmission and discontinuity, noting implications of culturally based assumptions and attitudes and their potential influence in schools. Interviews with seventh and eighth graders with various levels of school success or failure provided insights about student learning and adaptation strategies. Adjustments in culturally based assumptions and attitudes by school and community members may influence students' academic success or failure. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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