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Reconceptualizing literacy in the new age of multiculturalism and pluralism

Reconceptualizing literacy in the new age of multiculturalism and pluralism

Author: Peter Mosenthal; Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt
Publisher: Greenwich, Conn : Information Age Publ., 2001.
Series: Language, literacy, and learning.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This collection of essays look at various aspects of reconceptualizing literacy, including connecting with minority perspectives, teacher education and the frameworks for understanding multicultural  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Mosenthal; Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt
ISBN: 193060890X 9781930608900 1930608918 9781930608917
OCLC Number: 248364277
Notes: Literaturangaben.
Description: XXIX, 433 Seiten ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction, Peter B. Mosenthal and Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt. Part I. Theoretical Framework. Chapter 1: Frameworks for Understanding Multicultural Literacies, Georgia Earnest Garcia and Arlette Ingram Willis. Chapter 2: Multicultural Belief: A Global or Domain-Specifice Construct? An Analysis of Four Case Studies, Jyotsna Pattnaik. Part II. Power Issues. Chapter 3: Multicultural Literacy: The Power of Print, Pedagogy, and Epistemological Blindness, Dawnene D. Hammerberg and Carl Grant. Chapter 4: Liberating Literacy, Margaret C. Laughlin, Herbert Martin, Jr., and Christine E. Sleeter. Chapter 5: Taking Ownership of Literacy: Who Has the Power?, Patricia A. Edwards, Jennifer Danridge, Gwendolyn T. McMillon, and Heather M. Pleasants. Part III. Literacy and Culture. Chapter 6: An African-Centered Perspective on Literacy: Promise and Possibilities, Barbara J. Diamond. Chapter 7: Reading, Language, Culture, and Ethnic Minority Students, Jon Reyhner and Ward Cockrum. Chapter 8: Best Practice(s)? The Cultural Discourse of Developmentalism in American Early Education: A Cross-Cultural Comparison, Diane M. Hoffman. Chapter 9: African American Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature: Realism for the 21st Century, Randy F. Rush. Chapter 10: Rocks in the Brook: A Teacher Educator's Reflections, Arlette Ingram Willis. Part IV. Strategies for Connecting with Minority Perspectives. Chapter 11: English Language Learners' Reading: A New Age Issue, Jill Fitzgerald. Chapter 12: Home-School Collaboration: Successful Models in the Hispanic Community, Flora V. Rodriguez-Brown. Chapter 13: Getting the Most Out of School-Based Professional Development, William M. Saunders, Gisela O'Brien, David Marcelletti, Kathy Hasenstab, Tina Saldvar, and Claude Goldenberg. Part V. Teacher Education. Chapter 14: Preservice Teachers Connect Multicultural Knowledge and Perspectives with Literacy Instruction for Minority Students, Hong Xu. Chapter 15: 'Raccoon? Wass Dat?' Hawaiian Preservice Teachers Reconceptualize Culture, Literacy, and Schooling, Margaret J. Maaka, Kathryn H. Au, Yvonne K. Lefcourt, and L. Pauachi Bogac. Chapter 16: Understanding Culture in our Lives and Work: Teachers Literature Study in the Book Club Program, Taffy E. Raphael, Karen Damphousse, Kathy Highfield, and Susan Florio-Ruane. Chapter 17: The Power to Empower: Creating Home/School Relationships with the ABC's of Cultural Understanding and Communication, Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt.
Series Title: Language, literacy, and learning.
Responsibility: ed. by Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt, Peter B. Mosenthal.


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