Cultural Competence by Jerry Diller
A Primer for Educators

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CULTURAL COMPETENCE: A PRIMER FOR EDUCATORS covers all the basics of multicultural education in less than 300 pages, making it easy for instructors to assign it as a main text or for use in conjunction with other books. Diller and Moule give special attention to the psycho-social dimensions of teaching culturally diverse populations.
 

About Jerry Diller

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Jerry V. Diller has been teaching for over 30 years at all levels of higher education. He has been on the faculty of at The Wright Institute, University of California at Berkeley, University of Oregon, and Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon. He was awarded the "Innovation of the Year Award" for teaching at Lane Community College. In his private practice he has been a partner in Multicultural Associates, a consulting and training organization focusing on issues of cultural diversity and social justice. Jean Moule is Assistant Professor of Early Childhood and Adult Education and the "Immersion" Program Coordinator at Oregon State University. Jean began her higher education journey with a major in Art and a minor in Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley. She received a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Oregon and her doctorate from Oregon State University with a dissertation titled "My Journey with Preservice Teachers: Reflecting on Teacher Characteristics that Bridge Multicultural Education Theory and Classroom Practice.
 
Published June 16, 2004 by Wadsworth Publishing. 360 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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