This is Part 5 of the five-part series, Personal Narratives Across Diverse Cultures. This course will address a tested, replicated method for working with parents to improve narration in children who are struggling, and will describe the narrative traditions and values of diverse cultures. This course is presented in partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the importance of parents in facilitating narrative improvement.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe an evidence-based method for working with parents to improve children’s narration.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify values of diverse cultures related to narration.
|5-10 Minutes||Need to work with parents|
|10-15 Minutes||Why personal narrative?|
|15-20 Minutes||How to work with parents|
|20-25 Minutes||European N. American tradition|
|25-30 Minutes||Japanese tradition|
|30-35 Minutes||African American tradition|
|35-40 Minutes||Latino tradition|
|40-45 Minutes||Haitian tradition|
|45-50 Minutes||Chinese tradition|
|50-55 Minutes||Other traditions?|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Allyssa McCabe, PhD
Allyssa McCabe, PhD, is Professor Emerita of psychology at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She got her PhD in psychology from the University of Virginia in 1980 and has published over a hundred scholarly pieces. She has written scholarly books and articles on children’s narrative development and a trade book for parents called Language Games to Play with your Child. She has conducted interventions with both parents and teachers to improve children’s ability to narrate. She specializes in cultural, as well as developmental, differences in personal narration, working with scholars from many backgrounds to enable the appreciation of many different traditions.
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