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Cultural Competence: A Primer for Educators (with InfoTrac?) / Edition 1

Cultural Competence: A Primer for Educators (with InfoTrac?) / Edition 1


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780534584160
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 06/04/2004
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Jerry V. Diller has been teaching for over 30 years at all levels of higher education. He has been on the faculty of at The Wright Institute, University of California at Berkeley, University of Oregon, and Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon. He was awarded the "Innovation of the Year Award" for teaching at Lane Community College. In his private practice he has been a partner in Multicultural Associates, a consulting and training organization focusing on issues of cultural diversity and social justice.

Jean Moule is Assistant Professor of Early Childhood and Adult Education and the "Immersion" Program Coordinator at Oregon State University. Jean began her higher education journey with a major in Art and a minor in Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley. She received a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Oregon and her doctorate from Oregon State University with a dissertation titled "My Journey with Preservice Teachers: Reflecting on Teacher Characteristics that Bridge Multicultural Education Theory and Classroom Practice."

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. What It Means to be Culturally Competent. 3. Understanding Racism and Prejudice. 4. Understanding Privilege and Racial Consciousness Among Whites. 5. Understanding Culture and Cultural Differences. 6. Children, Parents, and Families of Color. 7. Psychological and Educational Issues. 8. Bias in the Curriculum and in the Classroom. 9. Critical Issues in Working with Culturally Different Students. 10. Working with Latino/a Students: An Interview with Aurora Cedillo. 11. Working with Native American Students: An Interview with Jack Lawson. 12. Working with African American Students: An Interview with William Cross. 13. Working with Asian American Students: An Interview with Valerie Ooka Pang. 14. Working with White Ethnic Students: An Interview with Rachel Israel.

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