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Cultural Competence A Primer for Educators

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ISBN-10: 0534584160

ISBN-13: 9780534584160

Edition: 2005

Authors: Jerry Diller, Jean Moule

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CULTURAL COMPETENCE: A PRIMER FOR EDUCATORS covers all the basics of multicultural education in less than 300 pages, making it easy for instructors to assign it as a main text or for use in conjunction with other books. Diller and Moule give special attention to the psycho-social dimensions of teaching culturally diverse populations.
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Book details

List price: $98.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/16/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Jerry V. Diller has been teaching for over 30 years and has taught at all levels of higher education. He is currently on the faculty at The Wright Institute in Berkeley, California, where he teaches courses in clinical psychology, cultural diversity, and cross-cultural services delivery. He has also taught at the University of Oregon and at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon, where he was awarded the Innovation of the Year Award for teaching. He has worked with clients from a variety of different ethnic groups in private practice and public mental health settings and is the author of two books on ethnic identity as well as CULTURAL COMPETENCE: A PRIMER FOR EDUCATORS (Brooks/Cole,…    

Jean Moule is Assistant Professor of Early Childhood and Adult Education and the "Immersion" Program Coordinator at Oregon State University. Jean began her higher education journey with a major in Art and a minor in Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley. She received a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Oregon and her doctorate from Oregon State University with a dissertation titled "My Journey with Preservice Teachers: Reflecting on Teacher Characteristics that Bridge Multicultural Education Theory and Classroom Practice."

Introduction
What It Means to be Culturally Competent
Understanding Racism and Prejudice
Understanding Privilege and Racial Consciousness Among Whites
Understanding Culture and Cultural Differences
Children, Parents, and Families of Color
Psychological and Educational Issues
Bias in the Curriculum and in the Classroom
Critical Issues in Working with Culturally Different Students
Working with Latino/a Students: An Interview with
Working with Native American Students: An Interview with
Working with African American Students: An Interview with
Working with Asian American Students: An Interview with
Working with White Ethnic Students: An Interview with