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Multicultural Resources

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The Teacher Curriculum Center (TCC) has a variety of materials that can be used for multicultural topics.  The following will help you to identify and locate the most appropriate materials for your needs.  Both print and media resources are available and are indexed in the Oviatt Library online catalog by author, title, and subject.

Selected subject search terms:

Use the Library Catalog and Limit to TCC to search terms such as:

  • Multicultural education
  • Multiculturalism
  • Ethnic groups
  • Intercultural communication
  • Minorities
  • Race relations
  • Human geography
  • Folklore
  • Folk dance music
  • Folk dancing
  • Manners and customs
  • Children – Social life and customs
  • Music – Cross cultural studies
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Games – Cross-cultural studies
  • Festivals
  • Kwanzaa
  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Hanukkah
  • Jews – Social life and customs
  • Maya
  • Asian Americans
  • Arab Americans
  • Mexican Americans
  • Vietnamese Americans
  • Indians of North America
  • Armenian Americans
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Fasts and feasts
  • Handicrafts - Mexico
  • Holidays – Cross cultural studies
  • Art – Japan

Curriculum Guides/Lessons Plans

Use the ERIC documents collection. Ask the Reference Librarian for assistance in locating these guides OR search the Oviatt Library Catalog using the phrase "Study and teaching" after any of the above subject search terms.
Example:

  • Multicultural education – Study and teaching

General Internet sources:

  • TEAMS(LACOE) Learning…for K-12 Educators
    http://teams.lacoe.edu/
  • TEAMS Teaching Circles (for New Teachers)
    http://teachingcircles.lacoe.edu
  • Los Angeles Unified School District Home Page
    http://lausd.k12.ca.us/
  • Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE)
    http://www.lacoe.edu/
  • California Department of Education
    http://www.cde.ca.gov/

Specialized Internet sources

Created by Dr. Karin Duran
Questions or Comments: mara.houdyshell@csun.edu