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Batista, Angela E., Ed.; Collado, Shirley M., Ed.; Perez, David, II, Ed. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2018
The Latinx/a/o population is the largest and fastest-growing ethnic group in the United States, yet higher education attainment for this community is among the lowest. "Latinx/a/os in Higher Education: Exploring Identity, Pathways, and Success" addresses topics relevant to the experience of Latinx/a/o students and professionals and…
Descriptors: College Students, Hispanic American Students, Self Concept, Academic Achievement
Webber, Louise – Trentham Books, 2017
Women with families face particular challenges when they undertake Higher Education. Questions arise about coping with the demands of study, new family routines, and the changed identity when mother becomes student: Can I manage it all? How will my family react? Will they give me the time and support I need? The author, herself a mother and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Females, Family Influence
Darling, Felicia – Teachers College Press, 2019
"Teachin' It!" is a hands-on guide to cutting-edge research and classroom strategies that redress the graduation gap in community and open-access colleges. Drawing from the author's 30 years in the education field as a math and college skills instructor, teacher educator, and researcher, this book describes an asset-based model that…
Descriptors: Barriers, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Risk
Groundwater-Smith, Susan, Ed.; Mockler, Nicole, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2015
"Big Fish, Little Fish: Teaching and Learning in the Middle Years" provides pre-service and early career teachers with a pathway to understanding the needs of students as they make the important transition from primary to secondary schooling. The book explores contemporary challenges for teaching and learning in the middle years, with a…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Middle Schools
Manifold, Marjorie Cohee, Ed.; Willis, Steve Ed.; Zimmerman, Enid, Ed. – National Art Education Association, 2016
Globalization is blurring the lines between once clearly defined groups of people, making cultural sensitivity more important than ever. Culturally sensitive art education can cultivate the ability for students to empathize with and care about others, but until now, few guidelines have existed to help art educators bring together those from…
Descriptors: Art Education, Cultural Relevance, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education
Pacheco, Mariana, Ed.; Morales, P. Zitlali, Ed.; Hamilton, Colleen, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
The purpose of "Transforming Schooling for Second Language Learners: Theoretical Insights, Policies, Pedagogies, and Practices" is to bring together educational researchers and practitioners who have implemented, documented, or examined policies, pedagogies, and practices in and out of classrooms and in real and virtual contexts that are…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Second Language Learning, Bilingualism, Applied Linguistics
Bhopal, Kalwant – Trentham Books Ltd, 2010
More Asian women are entering higher education in the UK than ever before, and the number looks likely to rise. Their engagement with higher education reflects widespread changes in the attitudes and cultural expectations of their various communities, as awareness grows of the greater long-term value associated with continuing in education. Today…
Descriptors: Asians, Females, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
Cuyjet, Michael J., Ed.; Howard-Hamilton, Mary F., Ed.; Cooper, Diane L., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2011
As the diversity of the students on campus increases, the importance for everyone in authority to understand students' distinct cultures and how they perceive institutions, and equally, to understand their own privilege, and often unconscious cultural assumptions, has never been greater. This book presents a comprehensive set of resources to guide…
Descriptors: Social Justice, College Students, Race, Discussion
Daniels, Harry, Ed.; Lauder, Hugh, Ed.; Porter, Jill, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
"Educational Theories, Cultures and Learning" focuses on how education is understood in different cultures, the theories and related assumptions we make about learners and students and how we think about them, and how we can understand the principle actors in education--learners and teachers. Within this volume, internationally renowned…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Brain, Social Environment, Educational Policy
Riddell, Richard, Ed. – Trentham Books Ltd, 2010
This book presents the evidence gathered from original interviews to show how the aspirations of young people develop in light of their social circumstances. Those who attend independent schools will find that the relationship between what goes on at home and at school makes it socially almost impossible not to have achievable aspirations for a…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Aspiration, Working Class, Social Status
Bonner, Fred A., II, Ed.; Marbley, Aretha F., Ed.; Howard-Hamilton, Mary F., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2011
While many institutions have developed policies to address the myriad needs of Millennial college students and their parents, inherent in many of these initiatives is the underlying assumption that this student population is a homogeneous group. This book is significant because it addresses and explores the characteristics and experiences of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Ethnicity, Race
Brown, Elinor L., Ed.; Gibbons, Pamela E., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
This volume of Global Initiatives for Equity and Social Justice takes a resource perspective toward culture, ethnicity, and race. Its purpose is to foster global dialog about race and ethnicity, with an emphasis on sharing strategies and solutions. While one might view problems stemming from racial and ethnic differences as intractable, the book's…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Race, Politics of Education, Educational Policy
Cooper, Jewell E.; He, Ye; Levin, Barbara B. – Corwin, 2011
The increasingly diverse nature of today's schools and the need to increase the achievement of all students, no matter their background, requires 21st-century teachers to develop critical cultural competence. Looking at data is not enough. We have to know who our students are! This book shows you how to provide professional development that…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Cultural Awareness, Critical Thinking, Inservice Teacher Education
Arminio, Jan, Ed.; Torres, Vasti, Ed.; Pope, Raechele L., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2012
Despite seeming endless debate and public attention given to the issue for several decades, those committed to creating welcoming and engaging campus environments for all students recognize that there is considerably more work to be done, and ask "Why aren't we there yet, and when will we be done?" While our campuses have evolved from being…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Sexual Orientation, Student Personnel Services, Interpersonal Communication
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Boyer, Patricia G., Ed.; Davis, Dannielle Joy, Ed. – International Perspectives on Higher Education Research, 2013
The focus of "Social Justice Issues and Racism in the College Classroom" is faculty and students of color at postsecondary institutions and the racial challenges they encounter in college classrooms. To achieve this aim, the book highlights the voices of various racial/ethnic groups of faculty and students, including international…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Racial Bias, Higher Education, Minority Group Students
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