misinstruction

misinstruction

(ˌmɪsɪnˈstrʌkʃən)
n
a bad or incorrect instruction
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(33) The majority of the appeals court panel, joined by Judge Friendly, remanded for a new trial on a misinstruction issue, but Judge Friendly dissented from the court's refusal to require a hearing on the defendant's selective-prosecution claim.
When this occurs, the African-American student who might learn differently because of his or her cultural influences is at-risk of misidentification, misassessment, misclassification, misplacement, and misinstruction (Obiakor, 1998).
As a result, expectations of these students are frequently inaccurate, unrealistic, and negative; this leads to misidentification, misassessment, miscategorization, misplacement, and misinstruction or misintervention (Obiakor, 1999, 2007, 2008; Obiakor & Utley, 2004).
Furthermore, many multicultural students learn differently than most students from the majority culture, and they are frequently at-risk of misidentification, misassessment, miscategorization, and misinstruction. If preservice teachers are not trained to be sensitive in meeting the needs of all learners, cultural misunderstandings could result between the teacher and learner.
In today's general and special education programs, students who behave, look, speak, and learn differently are at risk of misidentification, misassessment, misclassification, misplacement, and misinstruction due to traditional school expectations (Ford et al., 1995; Obiakor, 1994, 1999; Obiakor & Algozzine, 1995; Obiakor, Campbell-Whatley, Schwenn, & Dooley, 1998; Obiakor & Schwenn, 1996).
Many teachers are sportsmen and, within the limits of their professional objectivity, can offset the misinstruction. I know several social studies teachers who, although disinterested in guns and hunting, have rejected gun control as a dangerous and impractical social experiment.
As a consequence, these learners encounter multidimensional problems (e.g., misidentification, misassessment, mislabeling, misplacement, and misinstruction) that are discussed below.
To enhance empowerment possibilities for African American learners, especially those who are at risk of misidentification, misassessment, miscategorization, misplacement, and misinstruction, education must be put into proper perspective.
In general and special education programs, urban learners are consistently at risk of misidentification, misassessment, misclassification, misplacement, and misinstruction because they behave, look, speak, and learn differently (Ford et al., 1995; Hilliard, 1995).