Title

Using empathic identification as a literacy tool for building culturally responsive pedagogy with preservice teachers.

SelectedWorks Author Profiles:

AnnMarie Alberton Gunn

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2015

Date Issued

2015-01-01

Date Available

2015-01-16

ISSN

1366-4530

Abstract

This study explores how teaching cases that featured diversity and literacy issues and self-reflexive writing exercises called postcard narratives can be used as tools by teacher educators for developing a culturally responsive pedagogy with preservice teachers. This study used interviews with the professor, a journal kept by the professor, a researcher reflective journal, a pre- and post-teaching case, non-participant observation notes, preservice teaches' written narratives and the statistically significant results of the Cultural Diversity Awareness Inventory to understand the lived experiences of 20 preservice teachers and one professor during the course of one semester. The discourse drawn from the teaching cases and the written postcard narratives were shown to be effective tools to cultivate experiences that allow preservice teachers and teacher educators to learn about other cultures, embrace difference and develop a culturally responsive pedagogy.

Comments

Abstract only. Full-text article is available through licensed access provided by the publisher. Published in Teacher Development, An international journal of teachers' professional development, DOI: 10.1080/13664530.2014.998371. Members of the USF System may access the full-text of the article through the authenticated link.

Language

en_US

Publisher

Routledge

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.