ISBN-10:
0787967424
ISBN-13:
9780787967420
Pub. Date:
01/24/2003
Publisher:
Wiley
Diversity and Motivation: Culturally Responsive Teaching / Edition 1

Diversity and Motivation: Culturally Responsive Teaching / Edition 1

by Raymond J. Wlodkowski, Margery B. Ginsberg
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Overview

Every day college and university faculty ask themselves the question, 'How can we become more effective teachers of a culturally diverse student body?' This book provides the most comprehensive and useful answer that I have ever read. Drawing upon years of experience and research with students from various cultural backgrounds, Wlodkowski and Ginsberg offer faculty a remarkable integration of theory and practice—full of the kinds of insights and strategies they can use today.

—Michael Nettles, professor, Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education, University of Michigan

Raymond J. Wlodkowski and Margery B. Ginsberg combine their respective expertise in motivation and multiculturalism to go beyond the usual rhetoric on promoting diversity, offering real-world guidance and suggestions for successful teaching in today's changing classroom environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787967420
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/24/2003
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 5.96(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.99(d)

About the Author

Raymond J. Wlodkowski is a licensed psychologist and an award-winning teacher. The author and coauthor of numerous books on the topics of motivation and learning, he currently serves as professor in the School for Professional Studies and is the director of the Center for the Study of Accelerated Learning at Regis University in Denver, Colorado.

Margery B. Ginsberg is an educational researcher, author, and consultant. She currently advises states and school districts on designing and implementing comprehensive school reform. Ginsberg's work integrates student and teacher motivation as the basis for transformation. She has developed comprehensive school improvement initiatives throughout the United Stated, and in Japan and Germany.

Table of Contents

Understanding Relationships Between Culture and Motivation to Learn.
Establishing Inclusion.
Developing Attitude.
Enhancing Meaning.
EngAndering Competence.
Implementing a Culturally Responsive Pedagogy.
Resources:
A. Facilitating Equitable Discussions Within the Multicultural Classroom.
B. Cooperative Lesson Worksheet.
C. Evaluator Assessment.
D. Evaluative Descriptors for Narrative Assessment.

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