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ERIC Number: ED589775
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 309
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: 978-1-5225-4097-7
Promoting Ethnic Diversity and Multiculturalism in Higher Education. Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) Book Series
Blummer, Barbara, Ed.; Kenton, Jeffrey M., Ed.; Wiatrowski, Michael, Ed.
IGI Global
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. "Promoting Ethnic Diversity and Multiculturalism in Higher Education" is an essential scholarly publication that 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. This book contains the following chapters: (1) Embracing Student Diversity: Developing Intercultural Competence With ICT (Susan Kim Dedrick MacGregor and Hala Walid Esmail); (2) Teaching English in Culturally Diverse Classrooms: A Case Study (Diana Presada and Mihaela Badea); (3) Supporting University International Students Through Supportive ESL Instruction and Corrective Feedback (Kinji Ito and Shannon M. Hilliker); (4) Supporting ESL Students in Distance Learning Courses: A Case Study (Sarah D. Korpi); (5) Orientation in an IEP as Alignment With Core Value Systems: Creating a Convivial Climate on a Multicultural Campus (Jessica Jones Ashe); (6) Teacher Education Experiences of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse International Students in the United States: Perspectives From Five Chinese Students (Xiaoming Liu); (7) Promoting Diversity and Multicultural Training in Higher Education: Calling in Faculty (Alexander L. Hsieh and Gita Seshadri); (8) Transgressions on Students and Faculty of Color in Higher Education: A Consideration of Potential Strategies (Milton A. Fuentes, Casey R. Shannon, Muninder K. Ahluwalia, and Crystal S. Collier); (9) International College Students' Experience of Racial Prejudice: Encouraging Cross-Cultural Interactions Through Student Campus Involvement (Clémentine Berthelemy); (10) Who's Represented in Canadian Teaching and Learning Centres? (Danielle Gabay); (11) Diversity and Inclusion in Ontario Universities: A Snapshot Through the Lens of Institutional Strategic Mandates (Emmanuel Songsore and Michael Buzzelli); (12) Intercultural Effectiveness in Libraries: Supporting Success Through Collaboration With CoCurricular Programs (Nancy Abashian and Sharon Fisher); and (13) International Students and Academic Libraries: Identifying Themes in the Literature From 2001 to the Present (Barbara Blummer and Jeffrey M. Kenton). (Individual chapters contain references.)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China; United States; Canada