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It's Not Because You're Black

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 92 Nombre de pages
Informationen zum Autor Annie Smith, PhD, is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Alabama. She began her career in... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor

Annie Smith, PhD, is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Alabama. She began her career in broadcast journalism and obtained degrees in psychology, English education, gifted education, and educational psychology. In addition, Smith is a National Board Certified Teacher licensed to teach adolescent and young adult English language arts with further certification in K-12 gifted education. She has been in the education profession for 20 years.



Klappentext

As the country becomes increasingly diverse, new issues arise within the American educational system. This book examines the effects of underrepresentation of African Americans in colleges and universities. It also discusses the challenges facing Blacks trying to get into the academy and issues that confront those who penetrate the system.



Zusammenfassung
As the country becomes increasingly diverse, new issues arise within the American educational system. This book examines the effects of underrepresentation of African Americans in colleges and universities. It also discusses the challenges facing Blacks trying to get into the academy and issues that confront those who penetrate the system.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface Introduction Chapter 1: African Americans and the Academy Chapter 2: Cultural Survival: A Matter of Resilience Chapter 3: Environment of Change Chapter 4: Options for Blacks in Higher Education Chapter 5: African American Achievement Gap Chapter 6: Next Steps References Index





Auteur

Annie Smith, PhD, is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Alabama. She began her career in broadcast journalism and obtained degrees in psychology, English education, gifted education, and educational psychology. In addition, Smith is a National Board Certified Teacher licensed to teach adolescent and young adult English language arts with further certification in K-12 gifted education. She has been in the education profession for 20 years.



Texte du rabat

As the country becomes increasingly diverse, new issues arise within the American educational system. This book examines the effects of underrepresentation of African Americans in colleges and universities. It also discusses the challenges facing Blacks trying to get into the academy and issues that confront those who penetrate the system.



Contenu

Preface Introduction Chapter 1: African Americans and the Academy Chapter 2: Cultural Survival: A Matter of Resilience Chapter 3: Environment of Change Chapter 4: Options for Blacks in Higher Education Chapter 5: African American Achievement Gap Chapter 6: Next Steps References Index

Informations sur le produit

Titre: It's Not Because You're Black
Sous-titre: Addressing Issues of Racism and Underrepresentation of African Americans in Academia
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Code EAN: 9780761865070
ISBN: 978-0-7618-6507-0
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: University Press of America
Genre: Pédagogie
nombre de pages: 92
Poids: 142g
Taille: H229mm x B295mm x T11mm
Année: 2015

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