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Whitehead, Suzanne A.; Hernandez, Virginia Montero; Whitehead, Taylor – Multicultural Education, 2020
There has been a tremendous increase in the debate regarding who should be allowed to move to the United States, for how long, where persons may come from, and if they should become rightful citizens. This article focuses on a study that was conducted at a university in the western U.S. The purpose was to investigate current counselor education…
Descriptors: Coping, Fear, Immigrants, Refugees
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Sanmiguel, Elizabeth R.; Reyes, Alexandra; Burns, Dwight; Huber, Tonya – Multicultural Education, 2019
Driven by the motto of civic engagement and local to global citizenship,Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) is a campus that emphasizes building a friendly community in which students and faculty engage in building strong personal and professional relationships that will lead them toward a more globally aware, socially just, and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Service Learning, Volunteers, Learner Engagement
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Marbley, Aretha Faye; Rouson, Leon; Burley, Hansel; Ross, Wendy; Bonner, Fred A., II; Lértora, Ian; Huang, Shih-Han – Multicultural Education, 2017
Equipping future professionals and educators with critical global multicultural competences and skills to work with people from diverse backgrounds is a challenge for both predominantly White institutions (PWIs) and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The major objective of this article is to introduce an adaptable model with an…
Descriptors: Models, Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Cultural Pluralism
Mosholder, Richard S.; Waite, Bryan; Larsen, Carolee A.; Goslin, Christopher – Multicultural Education, 2016
This is the third report of a longitudinal project to improve recruiting and retention of Native American students at a large open-enrollment teaching university in the intermountain West where such students are greatly underrepresented. In the first study (Mosholder, et. al, 2013a), grounded theory was employed to create and evaluate a survey…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, American Indian Students, College Students, Academic Persistence
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Endo, Rachel – Multicultural Education, 2015
This case study reports on the outcomes of a collaborative service-learning project that connected a teacher educator of color (the author) and her 19 racially diverse university students with 26 urban elementary students and their teacher (also of color). The purpose is to explicate how the service-learning experience impacted the university…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Urban Schools, Culturally Relevant Education, Teaching Methods
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Tharp, D. Scott – Multicultural Education, 2015
Diversity is a word used by many people with different meanings and interpretations. The differences in the way we understand and use the word "diversity" pose unique challenges for those who do social justice education. Students and educators may not share the same definition, connotation, or beliefs related to the idea of diversity.…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Curriculum Design, Teaching Methods, Social Justice
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Schönfeldt-Aultman, Scott M.; Morrison, Carmen – Multicultural Education, 2015
Alex U. Inn is the co-founder and one of the two MCs of the hip-hop drag king group, Momma's Boyz. Momma's Boyz celebrated their tenth anniversary in 2014. Carmen Morrison is the offstage name of Alex U. Inn, though "Carmen" now goes by Alex offstage, as well. Within this interview, the names "Carmen" and "Alex" are…
Descriptors: Dance, Popular Culture, Interviews, Identification (Psychology)
Brown, Clara Lee – Multicultural Education, 2011
There is a clear and explicit expectation for immigrants in the United States to learn the English language as part of their schooling, and there is too often a tacit understanding that immigrants are to lose their heritage language (HL) at the same time. Most second-generation immigrant children remain monolingual in their HL until they enter…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Attitudes
Jones, Eric K. – Multicultural Education, 2011
One of the most common obstacles the author finds when teaching media literacy courses is student insensitivity. Although this can exist for many different reasons, the media critiques that students submit in this type of class indicate that they've become indifferent to misogynistic, classist, and racist stereotypes. On the collegiate level, this…
Descriptors: Race, Student Attitudes, Problem Based Learning, Racial Relations
Parameswaran, Gowri – Multicultural Education, 2010
Popular films say a lot about the culture where they are seen and enjoyed even though they may not reflect "reality" in the way that academics may want to portray a country. Popular films get at the deepest longings and fears of their viewership and their biggest hopes for the future. Teaching India through popular films is particularly…
Descriptors: High School Students, Foreign Countries, Films, Teaching Methods
Ramirez, A. Y. – Multicultural Education, 2010
An investigation of the number of ethnic minority teachers was undertaken due to the increased awareness at one Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in Southern California where there were low numbers of minorities entering the teacher credential programs. When approached about the low numbers of ethnic minority students in the teacher preparation…
Descriptors: College Students, Teaching (Occupation), Student Attitudes, Hispanic Americans
Closson, Rosemary B.; Henry, Wilma J. – Multicultural Education, 2008
In this article the authors wonder--why has the academic community not stepped through the looking glass to see what diversity looks like and what might be learned when Whites are in the minority? They believe there is much to be learned from exploring the experience of White college students and their perceptions of race and racism when they…
Descriptors: Race, Student Diversity, Whites, White Students
Iwai, Yuko – Multicultural Education, 2008
The population of English as a Second Language (ESL) learners has increased significantly in higher education settings in the United States today. It has been reported that Japanese ESL students are generally unsuccessful when studying in English speaking countries. The typical way of reading in English for Japanese students is the…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, College Students, Reading Strategies, Foreign Countries
Henry, Wilma J. – Multicultural Education, 2008
The trend of higher enrollment patterns among Black females when compared to their Black male counterparts is pronounced. For example, females comprise 65% of the Black student population on college and university campuses across the country (NCES, 2005). The grave imbalance between Black women and Black men in college raises several issues that…
Descriptors: College Students, Females, Black Colleges, Racial Identification
Lor, Pao – Multicultural Education, 2008
Research on Hmong-Americans started emerging in the late 1980s and continues to flourish to the present. Topics studied range from family dynamics and cultural transitions to student achievement and challenges. Little research has been conducted specifically on Hmong college students. More extensive and comprehensive research on the Hmong student…
Descriptors: College Students, Hmong People, Academic Achievement, Family Environment
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