Date of Award
Doctor of Education (Ded)
Dr. Lana M. Danielson
Dr. Karen L. Hayes
Dr. John W. Hill
Dr. Jody C. Isernhagen
This study sought to examine how teachers perceived they were prepared for culturally responsive teaching (CRT). CRT refers to the ability of a teacher to use prior knowledge or experience to either teach children of diversity certain content topics or to teach all children in the classroom cultural topics. Culturally responsive teaching is demonstrated by teachers' possessing" (a) knowledge and sensitivity about cultural influences, (b) ability to provide a supportive learning context, (c) appropriate instruction and assessment, and (d) facilitation of parental involvement" (Daunic, Correa, & Reyes-Blanes, 2004, p. 106).
Petersen, Mary T. Brauch, "Exploring teachers' perceptions of their preparedness for culturally responsive teaching" (2005). Student Work. 3434.
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A Dissertation Presented to the Faculty of the Graduate College at the University of Nebraska in Partial Fulfillment of Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Education. Copyright 2005 Mary T. Brauch Petersen.