Studying Diversity in Teacher Education

Paperback (Print)
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$34.46
(Save 31%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $31.00
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 37%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (10) from $31.00   
  • New (4) from $45.69   
  • Used (6) from $31.00   

Overview

Studying Diversity in Teacher Education is a collaborative effort by experts seeking to elucidate one of the most important issues facing education today. First, the volume examines historically persistent, yet unresolved issues in teacher education and presents research that is currently being done to address these issues. Second, it centers on research on diverse populations, bringing together both research on diversity and research on diversity in teacher education. The contributors present frameworks, perspectives and paradigms that have implications for reframing research on complex issues that are often ignored or treated too simplistically in teacher education literature. Concluding the volume with an agenda for future research and a guide for preparing teachers for diversity education in a global context, the contributors provide a solid foundation for all educators. Studying Diversity in Teacher Education is a vital resource for all those interested in diversity and education research.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

James A. Banks
The myriad, rich, and incisive perspectives in this needed and timely book will help colleges and universities reform teacher education programs and make them culturally responsive and effective for students from diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and linguistic groups.
Linda Darling-Hammond
From the Foreword:

Readers will find this volume a treasure trove of perspectives, answers, and provocations that should stimulate further the essential discussions we must have to create schools that can someday provide all children—and teachers—with the right to learn what they need and deserve.

Luis C. Moll
The rapidly shifting demographics in the U.S. and other countries provide a crucial educational challenge: how teachers can turn student diversity into an asset for schooling. Through a series of chapters by top scholars in the field, this volume powerfully establishes the ways teachers come to think about differences, structures, and possibilities for pedagogical actions that provide students with meaningful opportunities for learning and that facilitate students' greater investment in schooling. This book is indeed a valuable contribution to a vitally important field of study.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781442204416
  • Publisher: American Educational Research Association
  • Publication date: 1/16/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 1,084,900
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Arnetha F. Ball, Ph.D. is a Stanford University education professor and president of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). She is also the Visiting Barbara A. Sizemore Distinguished Professor of Urban Education at Duquesne University.
Cynthia A. Tyson, Ph. D. is professor in the School of Teaching and Learning at The Ohio State University. Her research and scholarship interests include: teaching for social justice, early childhood social studies, and multicultural children's literature.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Foreword Linda Darling-Hammond ix

Introduction and Overview Cynthia A. Tyson Arnetha F. Ball 1

Part I Historical Context and Persisting Challenges: Preparing Teachers for Diversity 17

1 Diversity and Teacher Education: A Historical Perspective on Research and Policy Carl Grant Melissa Gibson 19

2 Creating Interdisciplinary Multicultural Teacher Education: Courageous Leadership Is Crucial Valerie Ooka Pang Cynthia D. Park San Diego 63

3 Researching Successful Efforts in Teacher Education to Diversify Teachers Christine E. Sleeter H. Richard Milner IV 81

4 The Meaning of Culture in Learning to Teach: The Power of Socialization and Identity Formation Etta R. Hollins 105

Part II Current Trends and Innovations in Research on Diversity: Implications for Teacher Education 131

A Centering Research on Diverse Populations in Teacher Education 133

5 Teacher Education, Struggles for Social Justice, and the Historic Erasure of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Lives Therese Quinn Erica R. Meiners 135

6 Crossing Boundaries, Studying Diversity: Lessons from Preservice Teachers and Urban Youth Valerie Kinloch 153

7 Power in Community Building: Learning from Indigenous Youth How to Strengthen Adult-Youth Relationships in School Settings Patricia D. Quijada Cerecer San Antonio 171

8 "Something to Brag About": Black Males, Literacy, and Diversity in Teacher Education David E. Kirkland 183

9 Preparing Teacher Education Candidates to Work With Students With Disabilities and Gifts and Talents Michelle Trotman Scott West Georgia Donna Y. Ford 201

10 Researching Speakers of Nondominant Languages in Teacher Education Programs: Tapping Into Perceived Barriers to Promote Teaching and Learning in Diverse Contexts Mandie Uys Maryna Reyneke Kotie Kaiser 219

B Frameworks, Perspectives, and Paradigms in Research on Diversity: Implications for Research in Teacher Education 235

11 A Critical Race Theory Analysis of Past and Present Institutional Processes and Policies in Teacher Education Thandeka K. Chapman 237

12 "I Am Large, I Contain Multitudes": Teacher Identity as a Useful Frame for Research, Practice, and Diversity in Teacher Education Brad Olsen Santa Cruz 257

13 Teaching Native Youth, Teaching about Native Peoples: Shifting the Paradigm to Socioculturally Responsive Education Tiffany S. Lee 275

14 Worthy Witnessing: Collaborative Research in Urban Classrooms Maisha T. Winn Joseph R. Ubiles 295

15 The Principal Facts: New Directions for Teacher Education Jeffrey M. R. Duncan-Andrade San Francisco 309

Part III Future Trends and Directions: An Agenda for the Work That Still Needs to be Done 327

16 Embracing Complexity and Community in Research on Multicultural Teacher Education Kenneth Zeichner 329

17 Teacher Education for Diversity: Policy and Politics Marilyn Cochran-Smith Boston College Kim Fries 339

18 "Placing Equity Front and Center" Revisited Sonia Nieto Kathy McDonough 363

19 Asking the Right Questions: A Research Agenda for Studying Diversity in Teacher Education Gloria Ladson-Billings 385

20 Preparing Teachers for Diversity in the Twenty-first Century Arnetha F. Ball Cynthia A. Tyson 399

Index 417

About the Contributors 433

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 1
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(1)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted February 18, 2012

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)