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First Year Teacher Education Candidates: What Are Their Perceptions About Multicultural Education?, Theron Ford, Linda Quinn Dec 2009

First Year Teacher Education Candidates: What Are Their Perceptions About Multicultural Education?, Theron Ford, Linda Quinn

Theron N Ford

Using data obtained from 163 potential teacher education candidates enrolled at the John Carroll University, the writers examined candidates' dispositions related to multicultural education. They present overall results as well as results showing differences in responses by gender and by race.


We Live To Create Dissonance: Can You Be Racist And A Christian?, Theron Ford Jul 2009

We Live To Create Dissonance: Can You Be Racist And A Christian?, Theron Ford

Theron N Ford

Confronted with the reality of the limited exposure to human diversity among their students at two Christian universities, two African American professors relate their efforts to prepare students to teach in the twenty-first century. This article is a reflective report on the strategies and events that occurred as a result of challenging students' long-held beliefs and attitudes. Strategies were deliberately provocative and disturbing, intended to create dissonance within the students related to Christian ideals and perceptions of non-European Americans. Ultimately, students confronted the question: "Is it possible to be a Christian and racist?"


Immigration Dialogue: The Immigrant In Our Midst, Theron Ford, Jen Merritt Sep 2007

Immigration Dialogue: The Immigrant In Our Midst, Theron Ford, Jen Merritt

Theron N Ford

No abstract provided.


Under-Prepared Students: Essentials Beyond Academics, Theron Ford, Blanche Glimps, Angie Giallourakis Jun 2007

Under-Prepared Students: Essentials Beyond Academics, Theron Ford, Blanche Glimps, Angie Giallourakis

Theron N Ford

No abstract provided.


Culturally Responsive Instruction For Students With Multiple Or Severe Physical Impairments, Theron Ford, Blanche Glimps Dec 2005

Culturally Responsive Instruction For Students With Multiple Or Severe Physical Impairments, Theron Ford, Blanche Glimps

Theron N Ford

Are there students with physical disabilities who are so severely impaired that their culture can not be taken into consideration? Growing numbers of preschool and school age children with such disabilities are from non-European countries including Africa, South America, East Asia, and the Caribbean Islands. In addition, children who are American Indian/Alaska Natives, African American, or Hispanic are also represented in special education programs. Psychologically, familiar food, music, and customs are important for these students as they may provide a comforting link between home and school. It is the cultural frame of reference that most often informs and shapes ...


Self-Identified Advocates Of Multicultural Education: An Examination Of Their Journey To Being & Their Way Of Doing, Theron Ford Dec 2002

Self-Identified Advocates Of Multicultural Education: An Examination Of Their Journey To Being & Their Way Of Doing, Theron Ford

Theron N Ford

No abstract provided.


The Dilemma Of Diversity, Theron Ford, Blanche Glimps Dec 2001

The Dilemma Of Diversity, Theron Ford, Blanche Glimps

Theron N Ford

No abstract provided.


A Rationale For Multiculturalism And Diversity In Collegiate Education: How The Debate Is Framed And Why It Continues To Be Controversial, Theron Ford, Blanche Glimps Dec 2001

A Rationale For Multiculturalism And Diversity In Collegiate Education: How The Debate Is Framed And Why It Continues To Be Controversial, Theron Ford, Blanche Glimps

Theron N Ford

No abstract provided.


Using Climate Assessment Data To Consult About Multicultural Teaching, Theron Ford, C. Stanley Dec 2000

Using Climate Assessment Data To Consult About Multicultural Teaching, Theron Ford, C. Stanley

Theron N Ford

No abstract provided.


Preparing Teachers To Recognize Multiple Perspectives, Theron Ford, Patricia Nelson, Linda Tamura Dec 1997

Preparing Teachers To Recognize Multiple Perspectives, Theron Ford, Patricia Nelson, Linda Tamura

Theron N Ford

Educational activities that prepare future teachers to understand students' multiple perspectives are described. The activities focus on examining the culture and identities of individuals, families, schools, and communities.


A Giving Experience: The Use Of Community Service For Training Community Living Skills And Promoting Integration With Individuals With Severe Disabilities, Theron Ford, Caroline Everington Dec 1993

A Giving Experience: The Use Of Community Service For Training Community Living Skills And Promoting Integration With Individuals With Severe Disabilities, Theron Ford, Caroline Everington

Theron N Ford

Presents a case study on the use of community service to promote community living skills and integration for individuals with severe disabilities. Psychological importance of the integration of disabled persons into the mainstream society; Project description; Objective of the project; Implementation; Outcomes. INSET: Community service objectives for each student.