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Clark, Kristen E. – Multicultural Education, 2013
Before the detection of ozone depletion in the 1970s, an environmental movement began throughout the nation based on an increasing awareness of air and water pollution, and "deaths as a result of work conditions". Since then, movements for sustainable environmental practices and human rights continue to gain momentum. All over the globe,…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Teacher Education, Pollution
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Stenhouse, Vera L. – Multicultural Education, 2012
Education research literature is rife with images of pre- and in-service teachers in urban settings. Entire publications are grounded in the study of this population (see Journal of Urban Education, Education and Urban Society, The Urban Review, Perspectives on Urban Education, The National Journal of Urban Education, and Rethinking Schools). In…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Urban Education, Teacher Education, Student Diversity
Reed, Judith – Multicultural Education, 2009
This article describes a metaphorical imaging activity used in World Educational Links (WEL), a graduate teacher certification program, to help future social justice educators explore their relationship with society and their sense of interconnectedness and empowerment to effect change. The author investigates possibilities inherent in the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teacher Education, Teacher Attitudes, Social Change
Carr, Paul R. – Multicultural Education, 2009
In this article, the author explores the explicit as well as the implicit connection between the media, education and power. He examines data drawn from two Master's level Sociology of Education classes at a university in Ohio with students who are already teachers. The course raises important questions about the potential for doing critical media…
Descriptors: Mass Media Effects, Democracy, Media Literacy, Citizen Participation
Ukpokodu, Omiunota Nelly – Multicultural Education, 2007
For decades, educators and researchers have observed practices of educational inequality in U.S. schools. In a multicultural democracy, schooling without educational equality constitutes injustice. This article explores the limitation of the current traditional teacher education in preparing highly competent and socially conscious teachers needed…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Urban Schools, Equal Education, Teacher Education Programs
Cipolle, Susan – Multicultural Education, 2004
Service-learning is a wide-spread educational strategy in K-16 education. Currently 64% of all public schools and 83% of public high schools have community service. Researchers have proclaimed the many benefits of service learning in terms of student empowerment, but does it have the power to create a counter-hegemony that provides an alternative…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Student Empowerment, Multicultural Education, Citizenship Education