Education Reference Guide: Multicultural & Diversity Education, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 142983532X
  • ISBN-13: 9781429835329
  • DDC: 379.26
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 132 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Education Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to a number of programs and outlooks that promote multiculturalism in schools and provide suggestions for educators to improve curriculum approaches and the class environment to optimize learning for all students. The essays in this collection first examine steps educators and administrators can take to ensure equality in the classroom, before looking at programs that promote diversity and their impact on the school environment. Finally, this volume reviews some final considerations regarding multicultural and diversity education, including an examination of white privilege and monoculturalism.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Achievement Gap.
2: Critical Pedagogy.
3: Culturally Responsive Teaching.
4: Cultural Values & their Impact on Education.
5: The Cultural Variable.
6: Non-Traditional Minority Students.
7: Minority Teacher Shortages.
8: Cosmopolitanism.
9: Cultural Intelligence.
10: Intercultural Programs.
11: Multicultural Resource Centers.
12: Multicultural Curricula.
13: Multicultural Education: An Overview.
14: Cultural Transmission.
15: Monoculturalism (Cultural Conservatism).
16: Cultural Pluralism.
17: Issues of Class in U.S. Education.
18: White Privilege: The Invisible Advantages & Apparent Disadvantages.