Thursday, January 27, 2011

Q&A #2

Democracy and Education

1. Read the following essay by Caroline Mwonga:

http://www.macalester.edu/educationreform/publicintellectualessay/CarolineM.pdf

Reseach as necessary to supplement your understanding of the issues. Look for critiques/defenses of multiculturalism.  Here, for example, is one accessible essay on the nature, problems, and prospects of multiculural education:

http://www2.yk.psu.edu/~jlg18/506/multicultural-yes.pdf

2. Question: Does our liberal democratic heritage necessitate multiculural education?

3. Write 2 questions of your own.