ERIC Number: EJ625269
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Integrating Nonminority Instructors into the Minority Environment.
Townsend, Barbara K.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n112 p85-93 Win 2000
Examines the factors facilitating the effectiveness of nonminority faculty members at institutions with a predominantly minority student body. Concludes that self-awareness of one's racial identity and how it informs one's expectations about learning styles and appropriate classroom behavior is vital. Recommends faculty participation in workshops in diversity training and multicultural education, as well as study groups. (KS)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Faculty), Diversity (Institutional), Racial Differences, Two Year Colleges, Whites
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Issue titled Beyond Access: Methods and Models for Increasing Retention and Learning among Minority Students, n112, edited by Steven R. Aragon.