Deconstructing Whiteness: Uncovering Prospective Teachers' Understandings of Their Culture–A Latina Professor's Perspective
This qualitative case study focuses on White prospective teachers' exploration of their cultural identities. Through writing, as a tool for reflection, 46 teacher education students exposed their understandings about what it means to be White. Deconstructing whiteness became a starting point to reflect on issues about race and cross-cultural experiences for my students and for me, their Latina professor.
Elementary and Literacy Education Department
Bersh, L. C. (2009). Deconstructing Whiteness: Uncovering prospective teachers' understanding of their culture-a Latina professor's perspective. Multicultural Perspective, 11(2), 107-112. https://doi.org/10.1080/15210960903028792
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Article published in Multicultural Perspectives, volume 11, issue 2, 2009, pages 107-112. https://doi.org/10.1080/15210960903028792