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Galli Tognota, Vittoria – ProQuest LLC, 2017
PROBLEM: Italian-Americans belong to one of the cultural groups that have suffered discrimination throughout the decades since their or their families' immigration to the United States. As early the first half of the twentieth century, Italian-Americans had already suffered discrimination, alienation, and exclusion. Such factors became obstacles…
Descriptors: Success, Higher Education, Italian Americans, Qualitative Research
Biava, Christina – 1995
Much Italian-American culture and writing, beginning with the Italians' migration and settlement in the United States from 1880 to 1920, is forgotten today. Italians traditionally did not value literacy and education. Italian-Americans, for economical reasons that they share with other ethnic and racial minorities as well as cultural…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Ethnic Bias, Higher Education, Immigrants
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Cottle, Thomas J. – Daedalus, 1974
The meaning of education to a second generation immigrant family is related through a narration of personal experience. (KM)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Family Influence, Higher Education, Italian Americans
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Ponterotto, Joseph G.; Rao, Vincent; Zweig, Julie; Rieger, Brian P.; Schaefer, Kristin; Michelakou, Sophie; Armenia, Carolyn; Goldstein, Harold – Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, 2001
Attitudes towards receiving professional services were measured among Italian American and Greek American college students (N=232) attending schools in the Northeast. Italian American women had greater recognition of the need for help and increased confidence in counseling than the men did. Greek women were also more willing to seek counseling.…
Descriptors: Acculturation, College Students, Counseling, Counselor Client Relationship
Fotia, Elizabeth R.; Rasmussen, Karen – 1975
Developed as part of an ethnic heritage studies program, this historical narrative of Italian Americans can enhance cultural awareness. This document presents the story of Italians beginning with cultural roots in Italy and their subsequent emigration to the United States, including to South Bend, Indiana. Four major areas are explored. An account…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Cultural Pluralism, Ethnic Groups
Ciampa, Bartholomew J. – 1978
It is pointed out that establishing classroom environments enabling students to actively engage in cross-cultural interaction and communication is essential to the success of a culturally pluralistic society. In this examination of an effective multicultural teacher education program it is implied that each institution has the responsibility for…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Traits, Ethnic Stereotypes
Trivelli, Remo J. – 1975
A reader on Italians in Rhode Island, which provides ethnic material for Italian language courses at level three of high school or at third semester of college, is presented. Contents are as follows: a history of the Italians in Rhode Island; a profile of the lives of some of the prominent members of the Italian community; and an anthology of…
Descriptors: Biographies, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Ethnic Studies
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Bodnar, John E. – 1974
This bibliography provides a selective listing of both primary and secondary sources dealing with ethnic groups in Pennsylvania history. Books and articles published between 1835 and 1974 are listed for students at the college and high school levels. Materials for 23 separate ethnic groups are provided. These groups include Asians, Dutch, English,…
Descriptors: American History, Asian Americans, Bibliographies, Black History
Pari, Caroline – 1995
Richard Gambino's "Blood of My Blood" was of help to a writing instructor coming to terms with the role that her Italian ethnicity played in her life and education. Gambino's understanding of the inner tensions experienced by an individual who must negotiate between two cultures has helped the instructor in teaching working-class and…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Cultural Differences, Culture Conflict, Discourse Communities
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Donato, Clorinda – ADFL Bulletin, 1995
Describes how the Department of Romance, German, and Russian Languages and Literatures at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), secured sponsorship for several Italian classes threatened by budget cuts from local and national Italian cultural organizations. The collaboration also helped make the CSULB Italian program more responsive to…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Curriculum Development, Fund Raising, Higher Education
Washburn, David E. – 1981
Strategies for schooling which reflect the cultural diversity of the United States were examined. To discern the role of teacher education in this process, a survey was conducted of 3,038 postsecondary institutions. The initial query sought to identify multicultural teacher education programs. Statistical data is provided on the groups studied,…
Descriptors: American Indians, Arabs, Asian Americans, Blacks
Balch Inst., Philadelphia, PA. – 1985
Italian-Americans such as industrialist Lee Iacocca, architect Robert Venturi, film-maker Brian De Palma, and writer Gay Talese have contributed to the emergence of ethnic groups as a major force in the cultural and business life of the United States. What is not widely appreciated, however, is the cultural, religious, craft, and family base which…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Community, Cultural Activities, Cultural Background
Simon, Paul L.; Simon, Regina A. – 1978
This selective bibliography lists books and some dissertations and theses relating to ethnicity. It is intended for junior and senior high school students, undergraduate college students, and the general public. The objective is to help ethnic groups, community agencies, and individuals in Cincinnati locate relevant source material concerning…
Descriptors: Adult Education, American Indians, Anglo Americans, Arabs
Washburn, David E. – 1981
In order to discern the role of higher education in the training of personnel for bilingual/bicultural education, 3,038 postsecondary institutions in the United States, Guam, and the Virgin Islands were surveyed during the 1977-78 academic year. Data are presented on the groups studied and the courses offered. Tables also provide information on…
Descriptors: American Indians, Anglo Americans, Asian Americans, Biculturalism
Mirabito, Mary; And Others – 1983
Evaluated here is New York City's Trilingual Education Learning Environment Program (TELE), which in 1981-82 served approximately 900 Hispanic and 300 Italian students with limited English proficiency from grades 2-9 while at the same time training more than 300 bilingual teacher interns. The focus of the instructional component was the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, College School Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language)
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