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Handbook of Research on Promoting Cross-Cultural Competence and Social Justice in Teacher Education

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Without proper training on the intricacies of race and culture, pre-service and in-service teachers may unwittingly continue outdated and ineffective pedagogies. As the demographics of student bodies shift to include more diverse backgrounds, fluency in the discourse of social justice becomes necessary. The Handbook of Research on Promoting Cross-Cultural Competence and Social Justice in Teacher Education elucidates the benefits, challenges, and strategies necessary to prepare teachers to meet the needs of a diverse student body. Featuring the newest research and pedagogical tools written by diverse scholars in the field of teacher training, this expertly crafted handbook is ideal for teachers, administrators, students of education, and policymakers.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. editorial advisory board and list of reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
    1. REFERENCES
  8. Acknowledgment
  9. Chapter 1: Culturally Responsive Relationships Focused Pedagogies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. BUILDING CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE RELATIONSHIPS-FOCUSSED PEDAGOGIES
    5. KEY ENABLERS FOR DEVELOPING AND SUSTAINING CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE PEDAGOGIES
    6. FUTURE DIRECTIONS IN RESEARCH
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Chapter 2: Global Education Professional Development
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PURPOSE
    4. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORKS AND LITERATURE REVIEW
    5. GLOBAL EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (GEPD) MODEL
    6. THEMES AND EXAMPLES OF THE GEPD MODEL
    7. DISCUSSIONS AND IMPLICATIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Chapter 3: Preparing Teacher Candidates for Diverse Classrooms
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAMS: MODELING A SPIRT OF INCLUSIVITY
    5. TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAM CURRICULUM
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Chapter 4: Cultural Self-Study as a Tool for Critical Reflection and Learning
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND: CULTURAL SELF-STUDY AND ITS APPLICATION
    4. METHOD: APPLICATION OF THE CULTURAL SELF-STUDY BY FOUR RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS
    5. ILLUSTRATIVE DATA FROM A SPECIFIC CASE: SALLY’S CULTURAL SELF-STUDY
    6. EXPLORING THE ISSUES
    7. IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. ENDNOTES
  13. Chapter 5: Demographic Imperativeness
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. EXPLORING THE ISSUES: BENEFITS AND HINDRANCES OF MINORITY TEACHER CANDIDATES IN TEACHER EDUCATION
    5. IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 6: Teacher Education and Digital Equity
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. REVIEW-ARTICLES IN TECHNOLOGY: 2000-2016
    5. PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES ON DIGITAL EQUITY: 2011-2016
    6. IMPLICATIONS OF THE REVIEW
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  15. Chapter 7: Exploring Technology Through Issues of Social Justice
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHODS
    5. RESULTS
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  16. Chapter 8: We Drank the Cola in Collaboration
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHODOLOGY
    4. RESULTS
    5. DISCUSSIONS AND IMPLICATIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 9: This Is How I Learn
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHODS
    5. EXPLORING THE ISSUES: THEMES THAT EMERGED
    6. IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSION: MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVES AND VOICES
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  18. Chapter 10: Developing Equity Literacy through Diverse Literature for Children and Young Adults
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
    5. ADDITIONAL READING
    6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  19. Chapter 11: Calling In, Not Calling Out
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. CALLING IN AND BEING CALLED IN
    5. VIGNETTES
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  20. Chapter 12: “I Don't See Color, I Grade on Content”
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. DIVERSITY IN U.S. SCHOOLS AND THE IMPACT ON TEACHER PREPARATION
    5. NATIONAL COMMISSION ON TEACHING
    6. COMBATING MICROAGGRESSION WITH CARE AND METACOGNITION
    7. SUGGESTIONS FOR TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAMS
    8. IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  21. Chapter 13: Disposition and Early Childhood Education Preservice Teachers
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, PROBLEMS
    5. RESULTS
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. Implications for Teacher Education
    8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  22. Chapter 14: Bridging the L1-L2 Divide
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RESEARCH QUESTIONS
    4. BACKGROUND
    5. METHODOLOGY
    6. PEDAGOGICAL IMPLICATIONS
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  23. Chapter 15: Developing Resilience through Experiences
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  24. Chapter 16: International Faculty Development in U.S. Higher Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DEMOGRAPHICS OF INTERNATIONAL FACULTY
    4. ROLES AND IMPACTS OF INTERNATIONAL FACULTY
    5. ISSUES AND CHALLENGES FACED BY INTERNATIONAL FACULTY
    6. SUPPORT SYSTEMS RECOMMENDED TO INTERNATIONAL FACULTY
    7. CONCLUSION AND IMPLICATIONS
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  25. Chapter 17: Using Multimodal Literacies to Support Language Development for English Language Learners
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. EXAMPLES OF ACADEMIC AND LINGUISTIC SUPPORT
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. APPENDIX: QUESTIONS FOR TEACHER EDUCATORS TO SHARE WITH TEACHER CANDIDATES
  26. Chapter 18: Supporting Language and Literacy Development for English Language Learners
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS
    4. SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION PROCESS
    5. POLICIES PERTAINING TO THE EDUCATION OF ELL
    6. CHALLENGES HINDERING SCHOOL SUCCESS AMONG ELL’s
    7. EFFECTIVE PROGRAMS AND BEST PRACTICE FOR SUPPORTING ELL
    8. CONTENT BASED/SHELTERED INSTRUCTION METHOD
    9. INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES AND SUPPORTS
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. ADDITIONAL READING
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  27. Chapter 19: An Integral Analysis of Labeling, Inclusion, and the Impact of the K-12 School Experience on Gifted Boys
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
    5. METHODS
    6. EXPLORING THE ISSUES
    7. IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSION
    8. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PRACTICE
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  28. Chapter 20: Multiculturalism in Special Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CULTURE AND MINORITY STUDENTS IN URBAN SCHOOLS
    4. TEACHING CULTURALLY AND LINGUISTICALLY DIVERSE CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
    5. MULTICULTURAL LEARNERS AND THE ASSESSMENT PROCESS
    6. PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
    7. PARENTS FROM DIVERSE CULTURAL AND ETHNIC BACKGROUNDS
    8. RECOMMENDATIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  29. Compilation of References
  30. About the Contributors