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Devers, Karen D. – Multicultural Education, 1997
Explains how both experiential art processes and art appreciation can lead monocultural students in general education teacher training courses to a sense of their own cultural richness and that of others. By combining image making with art appreciation, education students are able to discover meaning in their own visual languages. (SLD)
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Art Education, Art Expression, Cultural Awareness
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Dillard, Cynthia B. – Multicultural Education, 1996
Explores the role that creative autobiography, as a critical pedagogical strategy, can play in the construction of diverse perspectives in multicultural teacher education settings through the experiences of 28 students. Creative autobiography means an artistic or creative presentation of one's life story. (SLD)
Descriptors: Art Expression, Autobiographies, College Students, Constructivism (Learning)
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Feeser, Bonnie Jane – Multicultural Education, 1996
The teacher education program at the College of Education of Wichita State University (Kansas) connects the theoretical framework for multicultural education to participatory experience in which the teacher candidates consider the interaction of a child's home culture and school culture. (SLD)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Education Majors, Educational Theories
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Oakes, Jeannie – Multicultural Education, 1996
Center X (Where Research and Practice Intersect for Urban School Professionals) at the University of California, Los Angeles, is the school's teacher education program. It integrates preservice teacher education, beginning teacher induction, and continuing professional education in an effort to create a new culture of teacher education and…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Cultural Awareness, Education Majors, Educational Improvement