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Jones, Eric K. – Multicultural Education, 2011
One of the most common obstacles the author finds when teaching media literacy courses is student insensitivity. Although this can exist for many different reasons, the media critiques that students submit in this type of class indicate that they've become indifferent to misogynistic, classist, and racist stereotypes. On the collegiate level, this…
Descriptors: Race, Student Attitudes, Problem Based Learning, Racial Relations
Ford, Theron N.; Quinn, Linda – Multicultural Education, 2010
In order for some minority groups to perform well academically, they need to develop a positive relationship with their teachers. Given the ongoing cultural difference between the majority of the teaching workforce and the student population, the question for teacher education programs is how they might assist future teachers in developing…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Differences, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
Carr, Paul R. – Multicultural Education, 2009
In this article, the author explores the explicit as well as the implicit connection between the media, education and power. He examines data drawn from two Master's level Sociology of Education classes at a university in Ohio with students who are already teachers. The course raises important questions about the potential for doing critical media…
Descriptors: Mass Media Effects, Democracy, Media Literacy, Citizen Participation