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Sewell, Julia H. – Academic Therapy, 1983
Students with undetected color blindness can have problems with specific teaching methods and materials. The problem should be ruled out in children with suspected learning disabilities and taken into account in career counseling. Nine examples of simple classroom modifications are described. (CL)
Descriptors: Color, Instructional Materials, Learning Problems, Teaching Methods
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Eitam, Baruch; Yeshurun, Yaffa; Hassan, Kinneret – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2013
To what degree does our representation of the immediate world depend solely on its relevance to what we are currently doing? We examined whether relevance per se can cause "blindness," even when there is no resource limitation. In a novel paradigm, people looked at a colored circle surrounded by a differently colored ring--the task…
Descriptors: Inhibition, Interference (Learning), Visual Perception, Sensory Experience
Roach, Ronald – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2009
Some affirmative action and diversity program critics are cheering President Barack Obama's election because they believe his success dramatically undermines the argument that discrimination remains a significant barrier for minorities in American life. Ward Connerly Jr., arguably the most visible anti-affirmative action activist in the United…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Affirmative Action, Organizations (Groups), Presidents
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Hurley, Sandra Rollins – Reading Psychology, 1994
Shows that color blindness, whether partial or total, inhibits literacy acquisition. Offers a case study of a third grader with impaired color vision. Presents a review of literature on the topic. Notes that people with color vision deficits are often unaware of the handicap. (RS)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Color, Learning Disabilities, Literature Reviews
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Lewis, Amanda E.; Chesler, Mark; Forman, Tyrone A. – Journal of Negro Education, 2000
Investigated the experiences of minority students with their white peers on predominantly white campuses. Focus groups revealed how white students' purported color-blindness regarding race often blinded them to their own color conscious behavior and the subsequent stereotyping effects. Participants' discussions examined stereotyping, assimilation,…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, College Students, Ethnic Stereotypes, Higher Education
Asay, Calvin S.; Schneider, Edward W. – 1974
The question studied whether the specific seven TICCIT system colors used within color coding schemes can be a source of confusion, or not seen at all, by the color-blind segment of target populations. Subjects were 11 color-blind and three normally sighted students at Brigham Young University. After a preliminary training exercise to acquaint the…
Descriptors: Color, Computer Assisted Instruction, Display Systems, Educational Research
National Center for Health Statistics (DHEW/PHS), Hyattsville, MD. – 1972
Presented are prevalence data on color vision deficiencies (color blindness) in noninstitutionalized children, aged 6-11, in the United States, as estimated from the Health Examination Survey findings on a representative sample of over 7,400 children. Described are the two color vision tests used in the survey, the Ishihara Test for Color…
Descriptors: Demography, Elementary School Students, Exceptional Child Research, Incidence
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Goldman, Martin – Physics Education, 1985
An elementary physical model of cone receptor cells is explained and applied to complexities of human color vision. One-, two-, and three-receptor systems are considered, with the later shown to be the best model for the human eye. Color blindness is also discussed. (DH)
Descriptors: College Science, Eyes, High Schools, Higher Education
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Edwards, Harry T.; Zaretsky, Barry L. – Michigan Law Review, 1975
An overview of the problem of preferential remedies to achieve equal employment opportunities for women and minority groups. Contends that "color blindness" will not end discrimination but that some form of "color conscious" affirmative action program must be employed. Temporary preferential treatment is justified, according to…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Employment Opportunities
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Goetz, Judith Preissle; Breneman, E. Anne Rowley – Elementary School Journal, 1988
Uses Boocock's model of the social context of education to compare divergent climates for Black students in two rural southern elementary schools. In both schools Black and White teachers and students use an assumed color blindness and a preoccupation with subject matter to mask differential treatment of Black students. (SKC)
Descriptors: Black Youth, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Minority Group Children
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Papadopoulos, Judith; Domahs, Frank; Kauschke, Christina – Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 2017
Although it has been established that human beings process concrete and abstract words differently, it is still a matter of debate what factors contribute to this difference. Since concrete concepts are closely tied to sensory perception, perceptual experience seems to play an important role in their processing. The present study investigated the…
Descriptors: Role, Sensory Experience, Language Processing, Psycholinguistics
Schein, Jerome D.; Salvia, John A. – Except Children, 1969
Descriptors: Exceptional Child Research, Identification, Incidence, Mental Retardation
Carr, Leslie G. – 1997
Examining race relations in the United States from a historical perspective, this book explains how the constitution is racist and how color blindness is actually a racist ideology. It is argued that Justice Harlan, in his dissenting opinion in Plessy v. Ferguson, meant that the constitution and the law must remain blind to the existence of race…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Black History, Constitutional History, Ideology
Hein, Christina Judith – Multicultural Education, 2004
The author discerns two trends ruling with many of the teachers, intellectuals, and citizens of the United States. One is the color-blind-myth that Williams (1997) cites in her essay, "The Emperor's New Clothes": "I don't think about color, therefore your problems don't exist," is the phrase that she attributes to this "school of idealism". The…
Descriptors: Racial Relations, Integration Readiness, Racial Attitudes, Constructivism (Learning)
Rossatto, Cesar Augusto; Allen, Ricky Lee; Pruyn, Marc – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2006
This book offers a fresh perspective from which to read, discuss, and debate recent critical interpretations of schooling and our world at present. The authors build upon past accomplishments of critical pedagogy and critique those elements that contradict the radically democratic orientation of the field. Ultimately, they argue that critical…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Textbooks, Social Systems, Social Change
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