A study of multicultural teacher training components in teacher education programs and teaching practices

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1984

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The primary purpose of this study was to investigate the relation between the extent to which teachers were exposed to multicultural education components in their preservice training and the extent to which they use the components in their current teaching. Specific intervening variables investigated were age, ethnicity, years of teaching experience, and level of educational attainment. The following major hypothesis was tested and diagnosed via the intervening variables: There is a positive relationship between the extent to which teachers were exposed to multicultural education components in their preservice training and the extent to which they use the components in their current teaching. Specifically, it was expected that preservice emphases would be positively related to their usage counterparts. [...]

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Multicultural education--United States, Teachers--Training of--United States

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