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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Multiculturalism in the college curriculum.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
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|Description:||viii, 151 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Models of curriculum diversity : Frequently cited reasons for not including diversity ; Plan of the book --
Groundwork For a Multicultural Approach --
Objectives and priorities ; Content of the syllabus ; Language, words, and names --
Classroom Strategies : Activities and Resources to Add Diversity --
Who sits where? ; Power of the first example ; Guest speakers ; Films and videos ; Time-lines ; Maps and globes ; Using the first five minutes ; An Unusual use of the chalkboard ; The Bilingual advantage ; International comparisons ; Choosing examples and illustrations ; Taking a position ; Books from other times and other places ; Newspapers from other countries ; Case studies ; Small digressions Strategies and Resources for Developing Multicultural Student Projects : Developing the project ; Generic topics for diversity-related student research ; Primary sources for diversity-related student research ; Working with the library --
Student Projects : the Diversity Perspective : Library research assignments ; Term papers and their alternatives ; Multicultural projects which do not require library research ; Sharing the information ; Plagiarism --
Student Reactions and Interactions : Expect some problems ; Some suggested approaches to classroom problems related to issues of diversity Resources for Students and Instructors : Encylopedias and other overviews ; Directories ; Chronologies and atlases ; Statistics ; Biographies and biographical directories ; Periodicals : ethnic press of the United States, foreign press and specialized periodical indexes ; Selected primary sources : newspaper and magazines of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries ; Selected primary sources : documents, archives, and research collections ; Visual sources : films, videos, photographs and posters ; Sample syllabi ; Electronic communication Locating Additional Resources : Hints for Searching the Online Catalog : Basic searching in the online catalog ; Multiculturalism and Library of Congress Subject Headings --
Sample media analysis worksheets : Sample library research worksheets --
Selected list of small publishers and distributors of multicultural books.
|Series Title:||Greenwood educators' reference collection.|
- Universities and colleges -- Curricula -- United States.
- Multiculturalism -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
- Cultural pluralism -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
- Whitman College -- Center for Teaching and Learning collection.
- Interkulturelles Lernen.
- Higher education institutions -- Curriculum
- United States