Narrative and Experience in Multicultural Education

Narrative and Experience in Multicultural Education

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Narrative and Experience in Multicultural Education explores the untapped potential that narrative and experiential approaches have for understanding multicultural issues in education. The research featured in the book reflects an exciting new way of thinking about human experience. The studies focus on the lives of students, teachers, parents, and communities, highlighting experiences seldom discussed in the literature. Most importantly, the work emphasizes the understanding of experience and transforming this understanding into social and educational significance.Yet despite the formal indicators, my participant observation unveiled some very explicit encouragement of schooling and literacy- related activities and some ... 1996) will give a fuller picture of the student and his family described in the excerpt from aquot;My Country a#39;Tis of Thee. ... The Circuit: Stories From the Life of a Migrant Child (1997) and Breaking Through (2001), both by Francisco Jimenez, not only provide rare glimpses of the challenges faced by migrant workers in America butanbsp;...

Title:Narrative and Experience in Multicultural Education
Author:JoAnn Phillion, Ming Fang He, F. Michael Connelly
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2005-03-23


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