Comprehensive Multicultural Education Theory and Practice, Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package

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  • Edition: 8th
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  • Copyright: 2/17/2014
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This comprehensive, balance approach to multicultural education gives pre- and in-service teachers a look at the different types of diversity, plus practical teaching strategies and tools delivered through lesson plans and cases and vignettes of actual classroom teachers and students. The new Eighth Edition of Comprehensive Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice presents a comprehensive framework integrating four interactive dimensions of multicultural education; presents an accessible overview of contemporary immigration; and updates and improves many f the helpful in-text features which made the previous editions so popular, including the case studies, census data, graphics, maps, photos, and Selected Sources for further Study.


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Author Biography

Christine Iverson Bennett is Professor Emerita in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Indiana University.  She earned her B.A. in sociology at Northwestern University, her M.A. in social studies education at Stanford University, and her Ph.D. in social science education with specializations in ethnic studies at the University of Texas in Austin.  Prior to her doctoral studies she taught high school social studies in San Jose and Los Angeles.  During her thirty-one years at Indiana University, Professor Bennett developed and taught graduate and undergraduate courses in multicultural education; and initiated and directed The Teacher as Decision Maker Program, The Research Institute on Teacher Education, and Project TEAM, a program to recruit and support students from underrepresented minorities. She also served as director of Indiana University’s Exchange Program with Hangzhou University and conducted seminars for faculty at Al-Ain University in the United Arab Emirates and for visiting international scholars at Indiana University. Her research publications focus on the impact of multicultural social studies, classroom climates in desegregated schools, racial inequities in school discipline, racial issues in higher education, and multicultural teacher education.  She can be reached at bennettc@indiana.edu.

Table of Contents

Part I. The Case for Multicultural Education 
1.  Multicultural Schools: What, Why, and How 
2.  Culture, Race, and the Contexts for Multicultural Teaching 
3.  Race Relations and the Nature of Prejudice 

4.  Affirming Religious Pluralism in U.S. Schools and Society
Part II. Roots of Cultural Diversity in the United States: The Conflicting Themes of Assimilation and Pluralism 
5.  Immigration and the American Dream: European American Perspectives 
6.  Colonialism, Involuntary Immigration, and the American Dream: American Indian and African American Perspectives 
7.  Colonialism, Immigration, and the American Dream: Latino Perspectives 
8.  Contemporary Immigration and the American Dream: Asian American Perspectives 
9. U.S. Immigrants from the Middle East: Arab American Perspectives
Part III.  Teaching in a Multicultural Society
10.  Learning Styles and Culturally Competent Teaching 
11.  Reaching All Learners: Perspectives on Gender, Class, and Special Needs 
12.  Teaching in Linguistically Diverse Classrooms, James S. Damico 
13.  Curriculum Transformation


APPENDIX A:  Compare & Contrast Sample Answers
APPENDIX B: Lesson Plans
APPENDIX C: Global and Multicultural Education Connections

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