An important take-away from an analysis of the learning styles common among African American students is that many of them are in conflict with the approaches used in mainstream American classrooms. A mindful clinician must take this discrepancy into account when considering the big picture during an evaluation of an African American child.
Giving Voice to the Factors that Promote and Inhibit Learning in a Community-Based Multicultural Immersion Program: Adult Learner Perspectives – Implications for Research and Practice in HRD Inclusion of African American Students’ Polyrhythmic Realities in Adult Basic Education,” New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education.
Among African American parents, there is greater awareness of acute health conditions than of obesity. A study by Katz et al. found that both obese African American girls and their female caregivers were unaware of the potential health consequences associated with their current body size.Cited by: 392.
The significance of African-American language and learning in an adult education context: 'going back to our roots' legitimate African-American language as a function of its culture; and 4) raise African-American children. (polyrhythmic realities) of adult learners? f) How do African-American adult learners interpret their language and.