Pitts, Emma Thomas Books

About the author: Dr. Pitts is a professor in the College of Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, and the Office of Graduate Studies at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She has edited three books and monographs in the area of multicultural education, and written many articles.

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Multicultural Teaching and Learning
1996 0-7734-8839-1
This book will be instrumental in enhancing the current national movement for implementing the multicultural thrust in the academic curriculum of public schools, colleges, and universities. The national demographics for the year 2000 provide a clear implication for need of multicultural education to create harmony and achieve unity in this nation. This book contains contributions by individuals who provide a cross section of perceptions as to the best way to utilize multicultural education and strengthen the fiber of education for all.

People and Programs that Make a Difference in a Multicultural Society. Volunteerism in America
1999 0-7734-7946-5
Book contains a comprehensive compilation of scholarly research on the contributions of people from all walks of life – academicians, corporations, celebrities, parents, students, churches – who are making a difference in their respective communities and the nation through volunteerism and well-constructed programs. Includes addresses and websites. Ideal as a supplementary text in academic settings, as well as a reference guide to be used for those who have a desire to help others and make their contribution to humanity.

Vision of Multicultural Education for the Year 2000
1994 0-7734-9427-8
The information in this book addresses a central topic with relevance not only at the state, regional, and national levels, but also at the international level. Russia, Somalia, Bosnia, and the United States are all dealing with cultural conflict which indicates there is a need for educators to address the crucial issue of multicultural education. This volume offers the total society strategies and also an infrastructure for unity among human beings.