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ERIC Number: EJ787332
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 8
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0018-1498
Preservice Teachers' Awareness of Multiculturalism and Diversity
Milner, H. Richard; Flowers, Lamont A.; Moore, Eddie, Jr.; Moore, James L., III; Flowers, Tiffany A.
High School Journal, v87 n1 p63-70 Oct-Nov 2003
In the present study, we attempted to replicate an earlier study (Larke, 1990) that sought to estimate preservice teachers' general awareness of cultural differences. Data from 99 preservice teachers who completed the Cultural Diversity Awareness Inventory were utilized to examine the extent to which teacher education programs were helping future teachers to become more multiculturally competent. Using the Larke study as a foundation, results from the present study revealed that preservice teachers' attitudes about cultural diversity improved. The article concludes with discussion and implications for preservice teachers and teacher education programs. (Contains 5 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A