Professional development : the use of culturally relevant pedagogy as a framework

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Title: Professional development : the use of culturally relevant pedagogy as a framework
Author: Rothrock, Racheal Marie
Abstract: Culturally relevant pedagogy (CRP ) has become increasingly used within academe . There has not been much research , however , into how much CRP is being used within the public school system . I am particularly interested in the area of professional development . This report seeks to answer the questions , how have issues of diversity influenced professional development in the past , and how is the theoretical framework of culturally relevant pedagogy (CRP ) used within professional development today ? I begin with the reasoning behind my exploration of these questions and the problems that we are facing today within the educational system . I then provide an in -depth description of what I understand to be culturally relevant pedagogy . A historical survey of culturally -centered professional development is then presented , followed by a look at current research and writing on culturally relevant professional development .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /2152 /ETD -UT -2010 -12 -2574
Date: 2011-02-17

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Professional development : the use of culturally relevant pedagogy as a framework. Master's thesis, University of Texas at Austin. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /2152 /ETD -UT -2010 -12 -2574 .

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