NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 9 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Spencer, Tamara; Fitzgerald, Monica – AILACTE Journal, 2021
This paper offers a case study of how Saint Mary's College of California developed an undergraduate teacher education pathway that focuses on equity and social justice. Responding to the needs of students and families in California, Saint Mary's sought to cultivate an anti-racist pedagogy and cultural humility for future teachers. To do so…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Community Involvement, Leadership, Undergraduate Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Walcott, John R. – AILACTE Journal, 2019
The current narrative surrounding urban education, while incomplete, often focuses on concerns related to student achievement, failing schools, and teacher quality. This article targets teacher preparation as one response to these challenges and investigates the extent to which liberal arts colleges and universities are involved in this work. The…
Descriptors: Urban Education, Urban Teaching, Preservice Teacher Education, Liberal Arts
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Huff, Emily – AILACTE Journal, 2018
This point of view paper explores the power of words to build respect and understanding around issues of diversity, equity and inclusion. As instructors in our courses who work to build self-awareness and unpack systems of power and privilege for ourselves and for our students, there are many lessons we can learn to make teaching and learning more…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Equal Education, Inclusion, Language Usage
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Adams, Susan R.; Brooks, Katie; Kandel-Cisco, Brooke – AILACTE Journal, 2017
Too often teacher professional development (PD) is focused on mainstream K-12 learners, even as US schools become more culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD). This theoretical paper provides guidance for centering professional development on the margins. The three conclusions are distilled from robust experiences with middle and high school…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Student Diversity, Cultural Differences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Antilla-Garza, Julie – AILACTE Journal, 2015
Teacher Education Departments at most liberal arts colleges serve as professional certification programs as much as departments with academic majors. We train our students to work in P-12 education in an era of inclusion and require them to support their students with disabilities in preparation for college and career. The federal government…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers, Social Justice
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Blackwell, Susan; Smiley, Azure Dee – AILACTE Journal, 2010
Religious, moral and/or ethical beliefs often drive the mission of independent colleges, and independent colleges educate students from racial and ethnic minorities almost the same as at four-year state institutions. The proportion of low- and middle-income students at private colleges and universities is almost the same as at four-year state…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Private Colleges, Teacher Educators, Equal Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Eva, Amy L.; Walker, Bridget – AILACTE Journal, 2010
Despite greater responsibility for creating equitable and inclusive classroom models, some research suggests that educators "may not have the necessary attitudes, dispositions, or perhaps more important, the professional skills to successfully instruct students in diverse, inclusive classrooms" (Van Laarhoven, Munk, Lynch, Bosman & Rouse, 2007, p.…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Student Teacher Attitudes, Course Content, Inclusion
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Simmons, Robert W., III – AILACTE Journal, 2010
In a "Multicultural Teaching and Learning" course, racial equity is one of the many issues explored. When discussing racial equity in our schools, teacher education students in the course focus their attention on such issues as the achievement gap, referrals to special education of African American and Latino males, the racism of low…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Suburban Schools, Racial Factors, Multicultural Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pearson, Mildred M. – AILACTE Journal, 2004
This paper was adapted from a speech presented at the Annual Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education in Chicago, Illinois, during the spring 2004 conference. Dr. Pearson articulates the status of education, best teaching practices, teacher preparation, educational reform and instructional change for educating diverse…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Qualifications, Student Diversity, Minority Groups