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A Study About Art Teachers’ Perceptions and Practices of Cultural Diversity and Implications for the U.S.

Abstract This qualitative research study was about art teachers’ perceptions and practices of cultural diversity and its implications for the U.S. The purpose of the study was to provide a rationale for the need for learning institutions to recognize the changing demographics and to respond to the potential educational implications of the new demographics as they prepare their art teachers to educate diverse student populations. The study involved six art teachers who teach in schools with students from diverse cultural backgrounds. To collect data, interviews with participants were transcribed and analyzed. Analysis of teacher interviews showed the importance of helping art teachers to obtain the skills, attitudes, dispositions and knowledge to wor... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Masrya, Mawadah Mohammed (Author) / Young, Bernard (Advisor) / Stokrocki, Mary (Committee member) / Erickson, Mary (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Multicultural education / Art / Education / Multicultural
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 112 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Masters Thesis Art 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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