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Kleinfeld, Judith – Teacher Education Quarterly, 1990
The virtues of case study in preparing teachers for problems that may be encountered in minority schools are discussed. A specific case of sexual harassment of White female teachers in remote Alaskan villages is presented, emphasizing the importance of studying such cases to prevent similar problems in the future. (SM)
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Case Studies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
Kleinfeld, Judith – 1988
The reflective inquiry model of teacher education uses case methods to develop a particular professional way of thinking characteristic of expert teachers. Teaching cases play an important role in preparing teachers emotionally as well as intellectually for the problems of multicultural classrooms, and in legitimizing the discussion of crucial…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Instruction, Creative Thinking, Higher Education
Kleinfeld, Judith; Yerian, Sue – 1991
The project described in this report was designed to develop curriculum materials on gender equity issues for prospective teachers in education programs both at the University of Alaska and nationwide. Practicing teachers, together with university researchers, developed 10 teaching cases which present real-world classroom difficulties centering on…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Case Studies, Classroom Environment, Curriculum Development
Kleinfeld, Judith – 1991
This paper examines what student teachers learn from writing a case about their student teaching experience. An analytic framework was developed to understand what students learn from writing such narratives. It contained six elements: (1) an intention, which formed the springboard for the dramatic action; (2) an initial conceptual map which…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Case Studies, Causal Models
Noordhoff, Karen; Kleinfeld, Judith – 1991
This paper discusses issues involved in teaching culturally diverse students and questions current practices in multicultural teacher education. The central portion of the paper describes and discusses an alternative approach to multicultural teacher education through the Teachers for Alaska program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Teachers…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indians, Case Studies, Cross Cultural Training