Cultural Stereotypes and Preservice Education: Moving Beyond Our Biases
Examines one teacher's attempt to bring positive changes in students' perceptions about people from cultures other than their own. Highlights an education course that helped students change their stereotyped perceptions of an Asian instructor and her culture and their superficial understanding of multicultural education.
The Experiences of Adult Undergraduate Students--What Shapes Their Learning?
The Model of College Outcomes for Adults explains why adults might do as well as traditional students, despite limited participation and involvement in traditional residential learning experiences. The model's six components are prior experience and personal biographies; psychosocial and value orientation; adult cognition; life-world environment; college outcomes; and the connecting classroom.