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Shap'n & Shak'n Institutions Of Color, Peter Szto Nov 2004

Shap'n & Shak'n Institutions Of Color, Peter Szto

Social Work Faculty Proceedings & Presentations

The aim of this paper is to present an analysis of institutional racism for higher education. The paper outlines a critique of the race construct as a strategy to advance campus diversity and multicultural learning. The critique provides conceptual clarity and organizing strategies to advance antiracism within institutions.


Challenges To Multiculturalism, Jorge Capetillo-Ponce Sep 2004

Challenges To Multiculturalism, Jorge Capetillo-Ponce

New England Journal of Public Policy

An anti-bilingual education referendum was offered to citizens of Massachusetts in November of 2002. The referendum read, in part, “The current state law providing for transitional bilingual education in public schools will be replaced with a law requiring that, with limited exceptions, all public school children must be taught English by being taught all subjects in English and being placed in English language classrooms.” The University of Massachusetts Gaston Institute analyzed the results of that referendum, here reported on by Jorge Capetillo-Ponce.


Using Research Based Teaching Strategies With Bilingual Students, Miriam Perez Blum Jan 2004

Using Research Based Teaching Strategies With Bilingual Students, Miriam Perez Blum

Theses Digitization Project

This project examines instructional approaches that have been used to teach literacy to the English language learner. It also examines elements of the Foundation for California Early Literacy Learning (2003) and how they become integrated into daily classroom instruction.


Unlv College Of Education Multicultural & Diversity Newsletter, Porter Troutman, Jian Wang, Steven Grubaugh, Randall L. Astramovich, Jennifer L. Fabbi, Kyle Higgins, Lori Navarrete, Jean Henry, Carli Kyles, R. R. Apache, Cecilia Maldonado-Daniels, Chizu Jaret, Karla V. Kingsley, Nancy Sileo Jan 2004

Unlv College Of Education Multicultural & Diversity Newsletter, Porter Troutman, Jian Wang, Steven Grubaugh, Randall L. Astramovich, Jennifer L. Fabbi, Kyle Higgins, Lori Navarrete, Jean Henry, Carli Kyles, R. R. Apache, Cecilia Maldonado-Daniels, Chizu Jaret, Karla V. Kingsley, Nancy Sileo

Multicultural & Diversity Newsletter

A newsletter discussing a variety of topics dealing with multicultural topics and diversity in education.


Unlv College Of Education Multicultural & Diversity Newsletter, Porter Troutman, Steven Grubaugh, Jian Wang, Randall L. Astramovich, Jennifer L. Fabbi, Kyle Higgins, Lori Navarrete, Jean Henry, Lisa Bendixen, Carli Kyles, Cecilia Maldonado-Daniels, R. R. Apache, Chizu Jaret, Karla V. Kingsley, Nancy Sileo Jan 2004

Unlv College Of Education Multicultural & Diversity Newsletter, Porter Troutman, Steven Grubaugh, Jian Wang, Randall L. Astramovich, Jennifer L. Fabbi, Kyle Higgins, Lori Navarrete, Jean Henry, Lisa Bendixen, Carli Kyles, Cecilia Maldonado-Daniels, R. R. Apache, Chizu Jaret, Karla V. Kingsley, Nancy Sileo

Multicultural & Diversity Newsletter

A newsletter discussing a variety of topics dealing with multicultural topics and diversity in education.


Unlv College Of Education Multicultural & Diversity Newsletter, Porter Troutman, R. R. Apache, Randall L. Astramovich, Cecilia Maldonado-Daniels, John Filler, Steven Grubaugh, Jennifer L. Fabbi, Kyle Higgins, Lisa Bendixen, Jian Wang, Lori Navarrete, Nancy Sileo, Yvonne Randall, Carli Kyles, Darla Kingsley Jan 2004

Unlv College Of Education Multicultural & Diversity Newsletter, Porter Troutman, R. R. Apache, Randall L. Astramovich, Cecilia Maldonado-Daniels, John Filler, Steven Grubaugh, Jennifer L. Fabbi, Kyle Higgins, Lisa Bendixen, Jian Wang, Lori Navarrete, Nancy Sileo, Yvonne Randall, Carli Kyles, Darla Kingsley

Multicultural & Diversity Newsletter

A newsletter discussing a variety of topics dealing with multicultural topics and diversity in education.


Autonomous Elementary English Learning In Korea Using Mediated Structures, Backyoung Kim Jan 2004

Autonomous Elementary English Learning In Korea Using Mediated Structures, Backyoung Kim

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project is to address the need for cultural awareness through mediated reading structures and dual language acquisition in the English as a foreign language (EFL) situation.


Registers Of Supplication And Demand In English-As-A-Foreign-Language Technical Writing, Kuang-Je Chen Jan 2004

Registers Of Supplication And Demand In English-As-A-Foreign-Language Technical Writing, Kuang-Je Chen

Theses Digitization Project

This project introduces theoretical discussion on five aspects of writing: register, genre, pragmatics, functional writing, and social function the goal of this project aims at improving business peoples' technical writing competence.


An Investigation Into The Apparent Over-Representation Of Blacks In Educable Mentally Handicapped Programs In K-12 Schools Within The 67 Florida Public School Districts, Arlene H. Thomson Jan 2004

An Investigation Into The Apparent Over-Representation Of Blacks In Educable Mentally Handicapped Programs In K-12 Schools Within The 67 Florida Public School Districts, Arlene H. Thomson

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Placement into educable mentally handicapped (EMH) programs is necessary for some students in order to allow them the opportunity to receive an education appropriate for their special needs. Nonetheless, identification as EMH is often perceived as negative and demeaning. Decades of research have substantiated the over-representation of black students into certain categories of special education, including EMH, in comparison to white and Hispanic students. This disparity has raised questions within schools, academe and research communities, and legislative and governing bodies as to the causes, compelling factors, and related variables impacting the phenomenon. This study investigated the apparent over-representation of blacks ...


Integrating Multicultural Literature And The Arts Across The Curriculum, Phyllis Mae Davis Dragun Jan 2004

Integrating Multicultural Literature And The Arts Across The Curriculum, Phyllis Mae Davis Dragun

Senior Honors Theses & Projects

With the current emphasis on improving reading and comprehension in the school system, many teachers find it difficult to meet this challenge to providing increased reading time for students and still maintain the required classroom instruction in other areas of curriculum. Additionally, present teacher education classes stress the importance of recognizing the diversity in our classroom, school, community, and the world. The use of multicultural literature to create lessons across the curriculum is a good way to address literacy and diversity concerns. While we do live in a diverse world, I feel that one group of cultures that has been ...


Literacy Education And The Ell, Tammara L. Schober Jan 2004

Literacy Education And The Ell, Tammara L. Schober

Senior Honors Theses & Projects

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