ERIC Number: EJ620429
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Living and Teaching along the U.S./Mexico Border: Midwestern Student Interns' Cultural Adaptation Experiences in Texas Schools.
Estrada, Veronica Lopez
Bilingual Research Journal, v23 n2-3 p247-76 Spr-Sum 1999
Select student interns from Indiana University spent 6-15 weeks teaching in schools of the Rio Grande Valley in south Texas. An ethnographic study explored ways that cross-cultural teaching experiences affected cross-cultural awareness, self awareness, attitudes toward culturally relevant teaching, understandings of bilingual education, and knowledge and expectations concerning diverse student populations. (Contains 28 references.) (Author/SV)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Case Studies, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnography, Higher Education, Institutional Cooperation, Mexican American Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teacher Attitudes, Student Teachers
Full text online at http://brj.asu.edu/v2323.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas