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Whitehead, Suzanne A.; Hernandez, Virginia Montero; Whitehead, Taylor – Multicultural Education, 2020
There has been a tremendous increase in the debate regarding who should be allowed to move to the United States, for how long, where persons may come from, and if they should become rightful citizens. This article focuses on a study that was conducted at a university in the western U.S. The purpose was to investigate current counselor education…
Descriptors: Coping, Fear, Immigrants, Refugees
Lee, Eshani N.; Orgill, MaryKay; Kardash, CarolAnne – Multicultural Education, 2020
General chemistry is a mandatory course for those in pursuit of careers in various allied health and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. However, many students find chemistry difficult. For English language learners (ELLs), the situation is especially demanding, as these students are required to learn the specialized…
Descriptors: Chemistry, English Language Learners, College Science, Science Instruction
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Giambo, Debra – Multicultural Education, 2020
Changing demographics in the United States have for many years pointed toward a developing minority-majority within the U.S. population. Projections from the U.S. Census (2015, 2016) signal that the aggregation of all minority groups will form a majority (i.e., a minority-majority) of the overall population by 2044. Despite making these many…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Immigrants, Social Bias
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Amos, Yukari Takimoto; Nelson, Tiffany Nicole – Multicultural Education, 2020
It has become increasingly apparent that incorporating international stories into the classroom is beneficial for young students. The stories provide vicarious experiences from different countries that help nurture a more tolerant and accepting generation of students. Through reading these stories students gain empathy and understanding for other…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Asian Culture, Childrens Literature
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Ramsay-Jordan, Natasha – Multicultural Education, 2020
Each year, U.S. teacher education programs work to prepare more than 3,500 candidates to be future educators (National Center for Education Statistics [NCES], 2016). This population of pre-service teachers (PTs), however, is overwhelmingly White, perpetuating a pattern in which 85% of all U.S. teachers are White, while Black or African American…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, White Students, African American Students
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Martelli, Cynthia Dawn; Johnston, Vicki; Israel, Carly; Flake, Sharon G.; Winston, Sherri; Bloor, Edward – Multicultural Education, 2019
The idea of a university literacy festival was conceived to connect students from Title I schools with young adult authors who focus their writing on diverse characters. The goal of the university literacy festival was to invite authors whose writing would represent strong, diverse characters that would allow students from Title I schools to see…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Authors, Books, Disadvantaged Schools
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Sun, Lina – Multicultural Education, 2019
The field of teaching English to speakers of other languages took a "critical turn" during the 1990s (Kumaravadivelu, 2006), and many scholars have called for the inclusion of a critical perspective in the teaching of English as a second language and English as a foreign language (EFL). However, critical perspectives are still not a…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Critical Literacy, Reading Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Lucey, Thomas A.; Byford, Jeffrey M.; Giannangelo, Duane M.; Weaver, Carmon – Multicultural Education, 2019
This article conveys the results of a research study that interpreted the images taken by teachers and teacher candidates of social injustices in their university communities. In this article, the authors describe results of a project that required students to use their cell phones to take two pictures of social injustices. One image was to depict…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Social Justice
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Bazemore-Bertrand, Shamaine; Handsfield, Lara J. – Multicultural Education, 2019
A comprehensive body of literature has focused on White teachers working in high-poverty schools (Emdin, 2016; Ullucci, 2011) as well as White teachers working with students of color (Brown-Buchanan, 2015; Emdin, 2016; Ladson-Billings, 1995; Milner, 2010). However, limited studies have focused on how teacher candidates connect race and social…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Student Attitudes, Teaching Conditions
Chang, Sharon; Martínez-Roldán, Carmen M. – Multicultural Education, 2018
In multicultural classroom practices, technology is a power-amplifier tool that teachers can use to "provide multiple approaches to learning for each student" to increase the power of digital artifacts in the learning of science and literacy (Council of Chief State School Officers, 2013, p. 4). Increasingly, both preservice and inservice…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Bilingual Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Byker, Erik Jon; Good, Amy J.; Miller, Erin; Kissel, Brian – Multicultural Education, 2018
The purpose of this article is to describe and report on how a group of teacher candidates used technology to create multicultural texts which integrated literacy and social studies. To meet this purpose, the authors briefly describe the objectives of the assignment, examine 41 teacher candidates' perceptions of the assignment, and discuss media…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Childrens Literature
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Hoffmann, Malia M.; Ramirez, A. Y. – Multicultural Education, 2018
It would behoove school districts and individual schools to listen to the attitudes of students regarding pedagogy. Students within the United States are often raised to be receivers of information rather than to be consultants for education. Research is needed to identify if teachers' beliefs parallel students' beliefs when it comes to lessons in…
Descriptors: High School Students, Suburban Schools, Student Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education
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Kim, Jung-In; Chung, Miri K.; Dray, Barbara J. – Multicultural Education, 2018
Studies have often focused on promoting students' basic psychological needs to support their learning in K-12 education and even in college education, although less work has been performed to determine the ways in which the needs are fulfilled in graduate school education. The current study examined reports by 11 graduate students who were…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers, Student Needs
Kindle, Peter A.; Delavega, Elena – Multicultural Education, 2018
This study explored the degree of change, if any, in student perceptions of race and the American criminal justice system from completing an undergraduate or foundation year graduate social welfare policy class that incorporated Alexander's understanding of the new racial caste system that has evolved as a product of mass incarceration since 1980.…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Social Work, Advantaged, White Students
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Demoiny, Sara B. – Multicultural Education, 2017
In this article, the author argues that questions about race should be raised in elementary social studies teacher education in order to better prepare teachers to enter their classrooms. In this study she explores how elementary pre-service teachers situate race within the social studies curriculum and how prepared they feel about discussing race…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Social Studies
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