Date of Award
Open Access Dissertation
James D. Kirylo
This study examined the impact of professional development workshops on culturally relevant pedagogy (CRP) and its impact on the pedagogical awareness level of middle school educators at ABC Middle School. This study took place during the Fall 2020 semester with seven participants: two eighth-grade social studies teachers, one seventh-grade science teacher, one eighth-grade science teacher, a German language teacher, a physical education teacher, and a front office clerical worker. Data were collected through pre- and post- questionnaires, post workshop journal reflections (written), field notes/researcher notes, and individual interviews. The results revealed that the workshop series had a positive impact on the educator participants’ development of pedagogical awareness. The study intervention resulted in increases in the participants’ willingness to develop the appropriate mindset needed for providing CRP as well as participants’ acquisition of new knowledge associated with the development of CRP.
Floyd, S. N.(2021). Professional Development Workshops on Culturally Relevant Pedagogy (CRP) And Its Impact on the Pedagogical Awareness Level of Educators at ABC Middle School. (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from https://scholarcommons.sc.edu/etd/6234