Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society Book

Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society


  • Author : Donna M. Gollnick
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2016-01-06
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 0134054679

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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the loose-leaf version. This widely popular book provides an up-to-date, unbiased look at today's many different cultural groups and the importance of building on the cultures and experiences of students to help them achieve optimal learning. It explores the most current issues related to race, diversity, and equity in society and shows how those issues are reflected in schools and how they impact students. Future teachers get a sound foundation for understanding diversity and using this knowledge effectively in classrooms and schools to help students learn. The authors approach multicultural education using a broad perspective, using culture as the basis for understanding multicultural education, and emphasize the importance of an equitable education for all students. The new edition helps readers learn to routinely use self-reflection to become more effective teachers in classrooms that provide equity for all students; covers up-to-date new issues in the chapter features; updates all chapters to reflect recent events and research that have impacted the topics addressed in the book, and updates all tables, figures, and references to reflect the latest data and thinking. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos and assessments. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Co

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Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society


  • Author : Donna M. Gollnick
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2016-01-06
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 456
  • ISBN 10 : 9780134054797

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. This widely popular book provides an up-to-date, unbiased look at today’s many different cultural groups and the importance of building on the cultures and experiences of students to help them achieve optimal learning. It explores the most current issues related to race, diversity, and equity in society and shows how those issues are reflected in schools and how they impact students. Future teachers get a sound foundation for understanding diversity and using this knowledge effectively in classrooms and schools to help students learn. The authors approach multicultural education using a broad perspective, using culture as the basis for understanding multicultural education, and emphasize the importance of an equitable education for all students. The new edition helps readers learn to routinely use self-reflection to become more effective teachers in classrooms that provide equity for all students; covers up-to-date new issues in the chapter features; updates all chapters to reflect recent events and research that have impacted the topics addressed in the book, and updates all tables, figures, and references to reflect the latest data and thinking.

Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society Book

Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society


  • Author : Donna M. Gollnick
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 362
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015054292878

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This well-respected book helps readers understand pluralism and the complexities of cultural backgrounds and how to use this knowledge successfully in the classroom. It appropriately describes seven critical microcultures to which students and teachers belong: class; ethnicity and race; gender; exceptionality; religion; language; and age. These microcultures form the foundation for understanding pluralism and multicultural education. A focus on current issues features sections on hate groups, school violence, social justice, culturally responsible teaching, and teaching for democracy. Video insights incorporated into each chapter promote stimulating social and cultural discussions around video segments from ABC News. For teachers striving to deliver an equitable education to all students.

Critical Essays in Music Education Book

Critical Essays in Music Education


  • Author : MarveleneC. Moore
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-05
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 552
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351570541

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This volume of essays references traditional and contemporary thought on theory and practice in music education for all age groups, from the very young to the elderly. The material spans a broad range of subject areas from history and philosophy to art and music, and addresses issues such as curriculum, pedagogy, assessment and evaluation, as well as current issues in technology and performance standards. Written by leading researchers and educators from diverse countries and cultures, this selection of previously published articles, research studies and book chapters is representative of the most frequently discussed and debated topics in the profession. This volume, which documents the importance of lifelong learning, is an indispensable reference work for specialists in the field of music education.

Electronics Fundamentals Book

Electronics Fundamentals


  • Author : Thomas L. Floyd
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1112
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000051400033

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This text provides optional computer analysis exercises in selected examples, troubleshooting sections, & applications assignments. It uses frank explanations & limits maths to only what's needed for understanding electric circuits fundamentals.

Public Education in a Multicultural Society Book
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Public Education in a Multicultural Society


  • Author : Robert K. Fullinwider
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1996-01-26
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN 10 : 0521499585

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This collection of essays deals with philosophical and educational questions about multi-culturalism in primary and secondary schools.

Rethinking Religious Education and Plurality Book

Rethinking Religious Education and Plurality


  • Author : Robert Jackson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-02
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 233
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134414512

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How should schools deal with religions in matters of curriculum, procedure and policy? As Western society becomes increasingly multicultural in character, schools must reassess the provision of religious education and look at how they might adapt in order to accommodate students' diverse experiences of plurality. This book offers a critical view of approaches to the treatment of different religions in contemporary education, in order to devise approaches to teaching and learning, and to formulate policies and procedures that are fair and just to all. Beginning with a contextual overview of the religious, social and cultural changes of the past fifty years, the book goes on to illuminate and assess six different responses to the challenges posed by religious plurality in schools. Conclusions are drawn from the various positions explored in this book, identifying what the character of religious education should be, how it should be taught and addressing the issues raised for policy, practice and research. Rethinking Religious Education and Plurality argues for a plural approach to education and will be a valuable resource for students and researchers studying courses in religious education as well as teachers, education advisers and policy makers.

Celebrating Pluralism Book

Celebrating Pluralism


  • Author : F. Graeme Chalmers
  • Publisher : Getty Publications
  • Release Date : 1996-01-01
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 91
  • ISBN 10 : 9780892363933

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“Educational trends will change and research agendas will shift, but art teachers in public institutions will still need to educate all students for multicultural purposes,” argues Chalmers in this fifth volume in the Occasional Papers series. Chalmers describes how art education programs promote cross-cultural understanding, recognize racial and cultural diversity, enhance self-esteem in students’ cultural heritage, and address issues of ethnocentrism, stereotyping, discrimination, and racism. After providing the context for multicultural art education, Chalmers examines the implications for art education of the broad themes found in art across cultures. Using discipline-based art education as a framework, he suggests ways to design and implement a curriculum for multicultural art education that will help students find a place for art in their lives. Art educators will find Celebrating Pluralism invaluable in negotiating the approach to multicultural art education that makes the most sense to their students and their communities.

Science Education for a Pluralist Society Book

Science Education for a Pluralist Society


  • Author : Michael Jonathan Reiss
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 125
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105006005479

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Arguing that all too often the model of science held in school science education, the way science is taught and the content matter learned are too narrow in outlook, this work explores how a school education should be provided that is appropriate for the entire school population.

Multicultural Education Book

Multicultural Education


  • Author : Georgeta Raţă
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-07-16
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 470
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443849968

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Multicultural education is a set of strategies and materials in education, developed to assist teachers in promoting democracy while responding to the many issues created by the rapidly changing demographics of their students. Multicultural education means to ensure the highest levels of academic achievement for all students: it helps students develop a positive self-concept by providing knowledge about the histories, cultures, and contributions of diversity groups. Multicultural Education: From Theory to Practice – which includes the contributions of academics and researchers from two continents and 14 culturally-challenged countries – aims to provide a platform for multicultural education researchers to present new research and developments in the area. The contributors to the book approach the foundations of multicultural education, the political context of multicultural education, classroom practices in multicultural education, and language education in a multicultural context. This volume will appeal to a wide range of academic readership, including educators, researchers, social students, teacher trainers, and teachers of all subjects and of all levels, who wish to develop personally and professionally. It will also be useful to all those who interact, one way or another, with both students and teachers in a multicultural context.

Introduction to Education Book

Introduction to Education


  • Author : William Edwin Segall
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 452
  • ISBN 10 : 0742524906

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Introduction to Education, Second Edition is written for students beginning their study in education. As the school population increasingly reflects the diversity of America's population, many prospective teachers, typically from the middle classes, will be unprepared for the diverse classrooms they will inevitably encounter. This text helps students prepare to be teachers in a pluralistic society whose classrooms represent an increasingly varied set of cultural histories and values. Introduction to Education, Second Edition identifies and examines key educational topics and issues: A history of Education that goes beyond the standard Puritan background and begins instead with indigenous Americans and the influence of the Spanish., Surveys of a broad spectrum of children's backgrounds, including experiences with drugs, poverty, and lack of access to vital cultural currency like the Internet., And provides numerous pedagogical aides:, Reflective in-text questions that challenge students to think beyond their own cultural backgrounds and to develop an appreciation for a variety of different cultures, Student Web materials including supplemental readings involving issues in contemporary American education, in-text case studies, An issues-based guide to websites on hot topics like vouchers and the No Child Left Behind Act, Instructor's Manual with Test Bank (still under construction

Multicultural and Diversity Education Book

Multicultural and Diversity Education


  • Author : Peter Michael Appelbaum
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2002-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 191
  • ISBN 10 : 9781576072646

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Explores a variety of approaches to multicultural education in America, focusing on historical developments, case studies, and arguments for and against the approaches discussed.

An Introduction to Multicultural Education Book

An Introduction to Multicultural Education


  • Author : Chinaka S. DomNwachukwu
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2010-03-15
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN 10 : 9781607096856

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An Introduction to Multicultural Education provides a balance between the principles and practice of multicultural education in the K-12 classroom, presenting multicultural education as a learner-centered pedagogy. DomNwachukwu's book projects foundational principles and practices that make multicultural education relevant and appealing, while eliminating ideas and practices that produce negative reactions and outcomes. An Introduction to Multicultural Education utilizes historical data to make the case for equity pedagogy, going further than other books on this topic to provide practical steps and approaches to implementing multicultural education. The person and cultural identity of the teacher is addressed in-depth. The person and nature of the learner and the learning process are addressed as foundational ideas behind equity pedagogy. Such multicultural education topics as gender equity, universal access, religious pluralism, and bilingualism (or multilingualism) are all addressed with much detail. This book provides pre-service and in-service teachers with the theoretical and practical support they need to provide equal and meaningful education to all the students in their classrooms.

An Introduction to Multicultural Education Book

An Introduction to Multicultural Education


  • Author : James A. Banks
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN 10 : 0205341020

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"Cultural Diversity and Education" is designed to help pre-service and in-service educators clarify the philosophical and definitional issues related to pluralistic education, derive a clarified philosophical position, design and implement effective teaching strategies that reflect ethnic and cultural diversity, and prepare sound guidelines for multicultural programs and practices. Provides teachers and administrators with a succinct, yet comprehensive, overview of multicultural education and what it means for classroom teaching. Strong emphasis on curriculum and reform. "For pre-service and in-service school teachers."

Visioning Multicultural Education Book

Visioning Multicultural Education


  • Author : H. Prentice Baptiste
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-09-24
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000202373

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Organized by the National Association of Multicultural Education (NAME), this volume explores the organic relationship between the past, present, and future of the discipline. In particular, the book addresses the various forms of recent social upheaval, from educational inequities and growing economic divides to extreme ideological differences and immigration conflicts. Written by a group of eminent and emerging scholars, chapters draw lessons from the past two decades and celebrate present accomplishments in order to ambition a better future through multicultural education.