9780415877190

Classroom Communication and Diversity: Enhancing Instructional Practice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415877190

  • ISBN10:

    0415877199

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 5/21/2010
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

This volume addresses ways in which culture influences communication in the classroom & provides teachers with information they need to meet the needs of students in multicultural classrooms. For students & scholars in instructional communication

Author Biography

Robert G. Powell (PhD, University of Nebraska) is Director of the Assistant Lecturer Program at California State University, Fresno. He is currently investigating alternative instructional strategies for teaching and measuring critical thinking. He is also interested in the role of student culture on instructional practices and better understanding processes which influence learning in the classroom. He has been selected as a Master Teacher by WSCA and was Chair of the Instructional Development Division of ICA. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Communication.
Dana L. Powell is Assistant Professor of special education at California State University, Fresno. She has over 20 years' experience, as a teacher, administrator, and therapist, working with students who have learning, emotional, and/or behavioral problems. Her research interests include programming for students at risk, parent involvement, behavior management, social skills training, and inclusion of special needs students in the mainstream.

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