Dr. Hani Morgan, assistant professor in The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education, recently had a paper published in the journal Educational Horizons titled “Improving schooling for cultural minorities: The right teaching styles can make a big difference” 88(2), 114-120.
Morgan’s other recent publications and the journals they appear in, including from 2009, are
“Examining multiple perspectives with creative think-aloud,” The Reading Teacher; 63(4), 307-
311; “Picture book biographies for young children: A way to teach multiple perspectives, Early
Childhood Education Journal, 37, 219-227; “Motivating students is easy when the topic is food,”
Childhood Education: Infancy Through Early Adolescence, 86, 32R-32U; and “What every
teacher needs to know to teach Native American students,” Multicultural Education, 16 (4), 10-12.
Morgan’s conference presentations from 2009 include “Using Food to Teach Young Learners Geography and Cultural Diversity,” National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, Nov. 13-15, Atlanta, Ga.; “Using Biographies for Young Learners to Teach Multiple Perspectives,” International Assembly of NCSS annual conference, Nov. 13-15, Atlanta, Ga.; “Teaching Multiple Perspectives with Children’s Biographies,” Mid-South Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Nov. 4-6, Baton Rouge, La..
“A Historical Look at the Changing Attitudes Toward Cultural Minorities in Children’s Books,” Organization of Educational Historians Annual Conference, Sept. 17-18, Chicago, Ill. “A Comparative Look at the Misrepresentation of the Middle East in American School Textbooks,” Comparative and International Education Society annual international conference, March 22-26, Charleston, S.C.; and “A Critical Component of Multicultural Education: Respecting the Communication and Learning Styles of Different Students to Educate All To Move Forward,” ACEI Annual International Conference, March 18-21, Chicago, Ill.
Morgan’s areas of research and interest include social foundations of education; international education; curriculum and teaching; multicultural education; curriculum and teaching; social foundations of education; and social studies education.
Dr. Hani Morgan
About The University of Southern Mississippi
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