ERIC Number: EJ636825
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Examining Difference: Multicultural Literature Discussions Online.
Carico, Kathleen M.
Journal of Children's Literature, v27 n1 p23-31 Spr 2001
Describes part of a project of correspondence between a group of eighth graders and pre-service teachers in an attempt to prepare all students to work with diverse people and ideas. Hopes to enlarge the worlds of the students by putting them in contact with literature from diverse groups and joining them with diverse people from whom they could learn. (SG)
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Grade 8, Higher Education, Literature Appreciation, Multicultural Education, Preservice Teachers, Reading Instruction, Secondary Education
Published by the Children's Literature Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English, Evelyn Freeman, co-editor, School of Teaching and Learning, The Ohio State University, 333 Arps Hall, 1945 N. High St, Columbus, OH 43210.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: A Multicultural Perspective on Children and Their Literature.