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A Longitudinal Study Of Multicultural Curriculum In Medical Education, Mary L. Zanetti, An Dinh, Laura Hunter, Michael A. Godkin, Warren J. Ferguson Feb 2014

A Longitudinal Study Of Multicultural Curriculum In Medical Education, Mary L. Zanetti, An Dinh, Laura Hunter, Michael A. Godkin, Warren J. Ferguson

Office of Institutional Research, Evaluation, and Assessment Publications and Presentations

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate impact a multicultural interclerkship had on students' perception of knowledge, interview skills, and empathy towards serving culturally diverse populations and role student demographics played in learning.

METHODS: Data extracted from students' self-reported course evaluations and pre/post questionnaires during multiculturalism interclerkship across 11 academic years. Inquired students' opinion about four areas: effectiveness, small group leaders, usefulness, and overall experience. Subscale and item ratings were compared using trend tests including multivariate analyses.

RESULTS: During studied years, 883 students completed course evaluation with high overall mean rating of 3.08 (S = 0.45) and subscale mean scores ranging from ...


Culturally Proficient Teachers, Lori R. Piowlski May 2013

Culturally Proficient Teachers, Lori R. Piowlski

Educational Administration: Theses, Dissertations, and Student Research

Action needs to be taken by teacher preparation programs to prepare culturally proficient educators who are able to deliver equitable instruction and inspire all students to strive for greatness if the achievement gap is to be closed. Existing literature mainly describes the importance and urgency to prepare future teachers for the changing demographics with classrooms across the United States. There is not significant literature on how it is being done. Therefore the purpose of this qualitative study was to discover how university teacher education programs are preparing teachers to be culturally proficient. A cross-reference of data collected from Adequate Yearly ...


Assessing Cultural Competence In Hper: What Do We Say We Do?, Jody Brylinsky Feb 2006

Assessing Cultural Competence In Hper: What Do We Say We Do?, Jody Brylinsky

Assessment Fellows Grant

Presentation on assessing cultural competence in the Health, Physical Education and Recreation programs.


The Impact Of An Urban Outreach Teaching Project: Developing Cultural Competence, Carol H. Ott, Lynn H. Doyle Jan 2004

The Impact Of An Urban Outreach Teaching Project: Developing Cultural Competence, Carol H. Ott, Lynn H. Doyle

Educational Foundations & Leadership Faculty Publications

The purpose of this study was to explore the development of cultural competence in a group of university nursing students in the context of an interactive substance abuse prevention project attached to a health promotion course with 414 racially diverse high school students. The project provided opportunities for contact, interaction, and reflection. A descriptive approach was utilized to elicit the meaning attached to the experience. Data included written content from an exit survey, field notes from onsite debriefings, transcriptions of a focus group interview, and an analysis of theoretical papers. Findings indicate that when university students participate in an urban ...