ERIC Number: ED453299
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
A Diversity Research Initiative: How Diverse Undergraduate Students Become Researchers, Change Agents, and Members of a Research Community.
Kingston-Mann, Esther, Ed.
This report presents information on the University of Massachusetts Boston's Diversity Research Initiative (DRI). Section 1, "Essays by Participant Observers," includes "Building a Diversity Research Initiative: An Introduction" (Esther Kingston-Mann); "Diversity Imperative: Reflections on the Diversity Research Initiative" (Lin Zhan); "Research and Research Methods in the Diversity Research Initiative" (Tim Sieber); "Diversity Research on University Image: Research Process and Empirical Findings" (Raymond R. Liu); "Collaborative Process and/or Publishable Product: A Research Dilemma in the Diversity Research Initiative. One Faculty Member's Reflection" (Clark Taylor); and "After the Initiative: Envisioning Diversity Research Sustainability" (Peter Nien-chu Kiang). Section 2 includes "Lessons of the DRI: Unforeseen Challenges, Benefits, and Goals Achieved" and "A List of Diversity Research Initiative Projects: Spring 1997-Fall 1998." Section 3, "Sample Reports from DRI's Collaborative Research Teams," includes: "UMB Faculty's Knowledge and Perceptions around Students with Disabilities"; "Development of a Multicultural Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum Checklist"; "Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Students: Experiences with the University of Massachusetts Boston"; "Diversity Research Initiative: Students' Learning Experiences and Educational Environments at CPCS"; and "Analyzing the Impact of Asian American Studies in the Curriculum: Making Meaning Over Time in the Lives of Alumni." Section 4 presents "Sample Materials Developed by DRI Teams." (Some papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bisexuality, Disabilities, Diversity (Faculty), Diversity (Student), Educational Environment, Educational Research, Higher Education, Homosexuality, Multicultural Education, Nursing Education, Research Methodology, Teacher Researchers, Undergraduate Students
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
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Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Univ., Boston. Center for the Improvement of Teaching.