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Herbert L. Foster

Emeritus Professor, Department of Learning and Instruction


Herbert L. Foster
P.O. Box 1316
Edgartown, MA 02539
(508) 627-7456

Herbert L. Foster Hurricane Island Outward Bound School, The Florida Sea Program, March, 1996.

  • Columbia University, Teacher's College - Administration of Special Education, Ed.D 1969
  • New York University, School of Education - Administration of Camping Education, M.A. 1952
  • New York University, School of Education - Industrial Arts Education, B.S. 1950

Professional Interests

  • Yiddish and Jive
  • Black Male Street Corner Language and Behavior
  • Racism
  • Multiculturalism
  • Experiential Learning
  • Urban and Inner City Education

Recent Publications

  • Foster, H. L. (Ed.). (1990). Ribbin', jivin', and playin' the dozens: The Persistent Dilemma in Our Schools (2nd ed.). Williamsville, NY: Herbert L. Foster & Associates Incorporated.
  • Foster, H. L. (1995). Educators' and non - educators' perceptions of black males: A survey. Journal of African American Men. 1(2). 37-70.
  • Foster, H. L., & Iannaccone, C. J. (1994). Multicultural content in special education introduction textbook. Journal of Special Education, 21, 77-92.

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