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Culture and Diversity in Teacher Education

Karen Ang Manaig

226 pages
Arcler Education Inc
Cultural and Diversity in Teacher Education discusses about the concept of teacher education in terms of culture and diversity. A brief description has been provided for the introduction of the teacher education. The first half of this book focuses on the topics such as cultural differences and classroom diversity in relation to teacher education. Self-Study plays a very important role in the teacher education and the concept of cultural competencies which have been mentioned in the book. This book highlights the challenges that occur in teacher education and the future of teacher education in upcoming years.
Author Bio
Karen Ang-Manaig is an Assistant Professor II, College of Teacher Education, Laguna Polytechnic State University, Los Baños Campus, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines who handles Professional Education and English courses in the undergraduate programs. She also handles Teaching Proficiency courses in the certificate program, likewise, she serves as professor in the Graduate Programs handling Curriculum Development, Child & Adolescent Development, Facilitating Learning & Education Technology Courses. She served as a Visiting Professor and Panel Member for Thesis Defense of Masters of Arts in English, Thai Nguyen University, Thai Nguyen City, Thai Nguyen Province, Vietnam on August 22-31, 2009. As a research enthusiast, Professor Manaig is a prolific research writer who published her research in different local, national and international interdisciplinary journals. As a matter of fact, one of her research papers won the Excellence in Research Awards as the Best Research Paper in Natural and Applied Science Category during the 3rd International Research Conference on Higher Education, organized by the Commission on Higher Education, Department of Science and Technology- NCR, Philippine Higher Education Research Consortium, Asia Pacific Consortium of Researchers and Educators Inc. (APCORE) & Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) in year 2015. She is an active member of the International Research Enthusiast Society, Philippines, Association for The Development of Teaching and Learning (ADTEL) – www.adtelweb.org, and as Scientific Committee Member of Global Psychology and Language Research Association (GPLRA) www.gplra.org.