Promoting Ethnic Diversity and Multiculturalism in Higher Education, 1st Edition

  • Barbara Blummer
  • Jeffrey M. Kenton
  • Michael Wiatrowski
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  • ISBN-10: 1522540989
  • ISBN-13: 9781522540984
  • DDC: 370.117097
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 309 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released June 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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As the world becomes more navigable, opportunities arise for people to live in different countries and for students to study internationally. Such capabilities require universities and other institutions of higher learning to accommodate cultural diversity. This essential scholarly publication examines the interaction between culture and learning in academic environments and the efforts to mediate it through various educational venues. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics including intercultural competence, microaggressions, and student diversity, this book is geared towards educators, professionals, school administrators, researchers, and practitioners in the field of education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Promoting Ethnic Diversity and Multiculturalism With Technology.
1: Embracing Student Diversity: Developing Intercultural Competence With ICT.
Promoting Ethnic Diversity and Multiculturalism in the English Class.
2: Teaching English in Culturally Diverse Classrooms: A Case Study.
3: Supporting University International Students Through Supportive ESL Instruction and Corrective Feedback.
4: Supporting ESL Students in Distance Learning Courses: A Case Study.
5: Orientation in an IEP as Alignment With Core Value Systems: Creating a Convivial Climate on a Multicultural Campus.
Issues and Challenges for Multicultural Students and Faculty.
6: Teacher Education Experiences of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse International Students in the United States: Perspectives From Five Chinese Students.
7: Promoting Diversity and Multicultural Training in Higher Education: Calling in Faculty.
8: Transgressions on Students and Faculty of Color in Higher Education: A Consideration of Potential Strategies.
9: International College Students’ Experience of Racial Prejudice: Encouraging Cross-Cultural Interactions Through Student Campus Involvement.
Ethnic Diversity and Multiculturalism in Canadian Academic Institutions.
10: Who’s Represented in Canadian Teaching and Learning Centres?.
11: Diversity and Inclusion in Ontario Universities: A Snapshot Through the Lens of Institutional Strategic Mandates.
Promoting Ethnic Diversity and Multiculturalism in Academic Libraries.
12: Intercultural Effectiveness in Libraries: Supporting Success Through Collaboration With Co-Curricular Programs.
13: International Students and Academic Libraries: Identifying Themes in the Literature From 2001 to the Present.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.