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Dunlap, Michelle R. – Metropolitan Universities, 2018
Offering examples from her own experiences, the author advises community-engaged scholars (and those mentors and institutions that support them) to always question assumptions with respect to the communities in which they are engaged. She notes that as they work to unfold research programs, they should be sure to listen carefully to the…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Service Learning, Minority Groups, Volunteers
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Edwards, Sachi – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
There is a burgeoning interfaith movement in U.S. higher education, inspired, in large part, by global events, and aimed at promoting tolerance of religious diversity. While there are various supporting arguments and approaches to this type of student programming, social justice oriented approaches--that is, approaches specifically centered around…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Higher Education, Religious Cultural Groups, Minority Groups
DeMeulenaere, Eric – Metropolitan Universities, 2018
Dr. Eric DeMeulenaere is Associate Professor of Education at Clark University in Worcester, MA. When he received the Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement in 2015, he was an Assistant Professor coming up for promotion and tenure. He received the Lynton award because his scholarly work exemplifies deep collaboration with…
Descriptors: Urban Education, School Community Relationship, Higher Education, Community Involvement
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Paino, Maria; May, Matthew; Burrington, Lori A.; Becker, Jacob H. – Teaching Sociology, 2017
This article describes a simulation activity designed to teach students about the wage gap. The wage gap is an important topic in many sociology classrooms, but it can be difficult to convey the accumulated disadvantage experienced by women and racial/ethnic minorities to students using in-class discussions, lectures, or assigned readings alone.…
Descriptors: Simulation, Teaching Methods, Wages, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Sabella, Mel S.; Mardis, Kristy L. – Physics Teacher, 2017
Ensuring that all students who want to pursue degrees and careers in science can do so is an important goal of a number of undergraduate STEM equity programs throughout the United States. Many of these programs, which promote diversity and the importance of diversity in science, directly address the 2012 PCAST report, which notes that "1…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Equal Education, Undergraduate Study, Student Diversity
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Haralson, Michele; Hoaglund, Amy; Birkenfeld, Karen; Rogers, Betsy – Education, 2016
After first introduced in 1995 by Bernie Dodge and Tom March, webquests have inundated the K-12 classroom. (Dodge, 1995) WebQuests are designed to support students' critical thinking particularly at the levels of analysis, synthesis and evaluation. Recently, studies have emerged focusing on the use of webquests in teacher education (Hassanien…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Cultural Differences, Teacher Attitudes, Critical Thinking
Maoláin, Aengus Ó.; Popescu, Cristi; Bergan, Gabriela; Sallinen, Jyri; Savola, Pauliina; de Bruijn, Simone; Dalen, Svea; Servant, Thibaut; Grønne, Viktor – European Students' Union, 2016
This handbook has been written by the European Student's Union's Ethnic Minorities Working Group (EMWG) based on the work it conducted from its establishment at ESU's Board Meeting 57 in 2009 until its expiration at the Board Meeting 64 in 2013. The work was undertaken by representatives from ESU's members SAMOK (Finland), NUSUK (UK), LSVb (the…
Descriptors: Student Unions, Minority Groups, Ethnic Groups, Guides
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Kynard, Carmen – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
In March 2015, the State University of New York Press published the fourth edition of "This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color," one of the most cited books in feminist theorizing that arguably turned the tide into what is called today call intersectional feminism. As a black feminist, the politicization of…
Descriptors: Feminism, Violence, Ideology, Minority Groups
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Jia, Jinan – English Language Teaching, 2015
The absence of Chinese culture in foreign language teaching has a strong impact on the exchange between different cultures, and is also an obstacle to intercultural communication competence training. In general, English teaching level in China frontier minority areas is far behind that in developed areas, and shows its own teaching and cultural…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, College Students, Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning
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Etengoff, Chana – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2015
Although many students at Barnard College, Columbia University select the elite, women's liberal arts college because of its feminist legacy, students often report that their understanding of gender and sexuality evolves during their time on campus as they become more knowledgeable of feminist discourse and queer theory. As a result, courses open…
Descriptors: College Students, Mixed Methods Research, Minority Groups, Gender Bias
Phillip, Jendayi – Advocates for Youth, 2015
The Real Education for Healthy Youth Act (REHYA) (H.R. 1706, S. 2765) was reintroduced by Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) in March 2015 and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) in April 2016. REHYA would ensure that federal funding is allocated to comprehensive sexual health education programs that provide young people with the skills and information they…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Health Education, Decision Making, Health Behavior
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Dunn, Alyssa Hadley; Dotson, Erica K.; Ford, Jillian C.; Roberts, Mari Ann – Multicultural Perspectives, 2014
In this article, the authors Dunn, Dotson, Ford, and Roberts, discuss the ways they, as professors of multicultural education with different identities and experiences, attempt to understand and respond to students' implicit or explicit resistance in their classes. Though there has been a broad range of literature on student resistance, the…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Resistance (Psychology)
Stuart, Reginald – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2012
When fans of intercollegiate basketball see the month of March approach, they know it's time for the near-marathon round of March Madness when the best of the nation's college basketball teams square off in a battle to the finish for the NCAA Division I championship. It's the month when basketball powerhouses seek to reaffirm their status and…
Descriptors: Team Sports, College Athletics, Minority Groups, Student Needs
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Wilson, Zakiya S.; Holmes, Lakenya; deGravelles, Karin; Sylvain, Monica R.; Batiste, Lisa; Johnson, Misty; McGuire, Saundra Y.; Pang, Su Seng; Warner, Isiah M. – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2012
In the United States, less than half of the students who enter into science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) undergraduate curricula as freshmen will actually graduate with a STEM degree. There is even greater disparity in the national STEM graduation rates of students from underrepresented groups with approximately three-fourths…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), College Students, Mentors, Graduation Rate
Looney, Shannon M. – Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2011
Mounting student debt to cover rising college costs is creating a challenging environment for a number of students pursuing a college degree. For many, a college degree is an avenue to financial success and long-term stability. Most college graduates experience more stable employment, higher income, security through assets, and an overall better…
Descriptors: Money Management, Debt (Financial), Loan Default, Literacy
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