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Teaching To Increase Diversity And Equity: Scholarship And Practice, Elizabeth Mccormack, Jennifer Spohrer, Esther Chiang, Jancy Munguia Apr 2015

Teaching To Increase Diversity And Equity: Scholarship And Practice, Elizabeth Mccormack, Jennifer Spohrer, Esther Chiang, Jancy Munguia

Blended Learning Research and Open Educational Resources

As our classrooms become more culturally and experientially diverse, what can we on our campuses do to ensure that all students have the opportunity to succeed? Many professional development opportunities aimed at helping faculty enhance their teaching practices often overlook the role of cultural competence in teaching and learning and fail to effectively integrate cultural sensitivity with high impact pedagogies. Factors such as race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status can have a significant impact on a student’s educational experiences. There is a growing body of research that identifies such issues and describes tested strategies for helping both faculty and students ...