ERIC Number: EJ635600
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Promoting Multiculturalism in Developmental Education.
Higbee, Jeanne L.
Research and Teaching in Developmental Education, v18 n1 p51-7 Fall 2001
Asserts that the teaching profession needs to recognize the natural connections between multicultural and developmental education. Presents eight steps developmental educators can take to promote pluralism, including (1) establishing a clear link between cultural pluralism and institutional and programmatic mission and goals; (2) striving for diversity at all levels; and (3) embedding multiculturalism in the curriculum. (Contains 40 references.) (NB)
Descriptors: Basic Writing, Community Colleges, Compensatory Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Interrelationships, Cultural Pluralism, Developmental Studies Programs, Freshman Composition, Knowledge Level, Multicultural Education, Remedial Instruction, Remedial Programs, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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