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Santamaría, Lorri J.; Santamaría, Andrés P. – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2015
This contribution considers educational leadership practice to promote and sustain diversity. Comparative case studies are presented featuring educational leaders in the United States and New Zealand who counter injustice in their practice. The leaders' leadership practices responsive to the diversity presented in their schools offer…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Case Studies, Instructional Leadership, Educational Policy
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Soria, Krista M.; VeLure Roholt, Christine – Journal of College and Character, 2018
The purpose of this article was to examine the association between first-year students' participation in cocurricular leadership experiences and their diverse citizenship, the extent to which students are open to diversity, value diversity, and engage in efforts to improve their communities. We utilized Thriving Quotient survey data from…
Descriptors: Correlation, College Freshmen, Student Leadership, Leadership Training
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Jones, Sosanya – Journal of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, 2019
The current lack of awareness and understanding about the work of diversity professionals in higher education manifests into missed opportunities for increasing knowledge, training, and practice for greater impact and may ultimately sabotage institutions' success in their commitments to diversity and inclusion. This qualitative study examines the…
Descriptors: Diversity (Institutional), Higher Education, Inclusion, Racial Bias
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Eagly, Alice H.; Chin, Jean Lau – American Psychologist, 2010
Scholars of leadership have infrequently addressed the diversity of leaders and followers in terms of culture, gender, race and ethnicity, or sexual orientation. This omission has weakened the ability of research and theory to address some of the most provocative aspects of contemporary leadership, including (a) the limited access of individuals…
Descriptors: Ethnic Diversity, Ethnicity, Sex, Sexual Orientation
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van der Meer, Jacques; Skalicky, Jane; Speed, Harriet – Journal of Leadership Education, 2019
Increasingly, universities are involved in providing leadership development opportunities that support students' academic endeavours and their personal and professional development, including employability and citizenship skills. Leadership experiences are beneficial not only for students, but also for universities, the wider community, and future…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Leadership Training, Student Leadership, Educational Benefits
Ranaivoarivelo, Volatiana Carolle – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Among the many issues facing today's higher education, the change in student demographic posits significant challenges to effectively managing higher education. Enrollment statistics predict that minorities will fill up to 48% of the student population by 2050 (Enyeart Smith, Wessel and Polacek, 2017). Because universities play a primary role as…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Student Characteristics, Minority Group Students
McMullan, Crissie; Lucas, Erin; Pokawa, Hindolo – ZERO TO THREE, 2020
Child- and family-serving programs in community-based settings wield tremendous power for improving the lives of infants and toddlers. In this article, three authors, from Ohio, Montana, and Sierra Leone, describe the principles of adaptive leadership and will share their real-world applications. Their stories explore critical questions for…
Descriptors: Family Programs, Innovation, Infants, Toddlers
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Manburg, Jamie; Moore, Rashid; Griffin, David; Seperson, Marvin – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2017
This paper discusses preservice teachers' perceptions of an online, in-house diversity simulation in an undergraduate teacher education program conducted over a 3-year period. The diversity simulation was a nontraditional capstone experience for 193 preservice teachers in majors ranging from early childhood to secondary education. The diversity…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Teacher Education Programs, Online Courses, Computer Simulation
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Keddie, Amanda; Niesche, Richard – Critical Studies in Education, 2012
Drawing on a broader study that focused on examining principal leadership for equity and diversity, this paper presents the leadership experiences of "Jane", a White, middle-class principal of a rural Indigenous school. The paper highlights how Jane's leadership is inextricably shaped by her assumptions about race and the political dynamics and…
Descriptors: Race, Indigenous Populations, Racial Relations, School Personnel
Lumby, Jacky; Coleman, Marianne – SAGE Publications (CA), 2007
As society becomes increasingly diverse, there is significant international awareness in education about how this impacts on leaders and leadership. For decades the emphasis has been placed on increasing the number of leaders with specific attributes, such as women or those from ethnic minorities, to encourage a true representation of society.…
Descriptors: Justice, Leadership, Cultural Differences, Sex
Edginton, Christopher R.; Hudson, Susan D.; Scholl, Kathleen G.; Lauzon, Lara – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2011
"Leadership for Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services" presents new perspectives on the importance of leadership in the profession. Integrating theory with practice, the book provides foundational perspectives in the study of leadership at all levels--direct service, supervisory, managerial and community/civic--in recreation, parks and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Caring, Experiential Learning, Leadership Effectiveness
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Karanxha, Zorka; Agosto, Vonzell; Bellara, Aarti P. – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2014
The authors describe a process of self-assessment attuned to equity and justice in the policies and practices that affect student diversity, namely, those associated with the selection of candidates. The disproportionate rate of rejection for applicants from underrepresented groups and the unsystematic process of applicant selection operated as…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Administrator Education, Student Diversity, Selective Admission
Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board, 2019
From embracing diversity and inclusion to calling for an end to decision-making in the men's room, companies and organizations can take practical and systemic steps to increase women's leadership and further their advancement. "Filling the Pipeline: Advancing More Women into the C-Suite and on Corporate Boards" offers the following…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Corporations, Promotion (Occupational), Inclusion
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Tahir, Khazima – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2017
This study explored the interplay of diversity experiences and critical thinking of Pakistani college students and determined how the classroom experience supported and exposed students to diversity and critical thinking. The researcher conducted teachers' interviews to gather data in a college in Pakistan. Teachers were asked to respond to a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, College Students
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Chen, Angela – Higher Education Studies, 2017
The increasing diversity evident across all facets of American society is creating opportunities as well as challenges for instructional leaders across the nation's postsecondary institutions. Racial and ethnic diversity and the attendant challenges and benefits of multiculturalism in society are more awareness in higher education. This study…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Campuses, Diversity (Institutional), Educational Practices
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