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Cultural Competence in Higher Education

by Tiffany Puckett and Nancy S. Lind Emerald Publishing Limited
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Hbk 290 pages
AU$159.00 NZ$164.35
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This book covers teaching cultural competence in colleges and universities across the United States, providing a comprehensive reference for instructors, researchers, and other stakeholders who are looking for material that will assist them in working to prepare students to become culturally competent.

Part 1. The Importance of Cultural Competence

Chapter 1. The Importance of Developing Cultural Competence:Tiffany Puckett

Chapter 2. Language and Cultural Competence: Natalie Mullen

Chapter 3. Bridging the Ivory Tower: Velma L. Cobb

Chapter 4. Cultural Humility: Candice Dowd Barnes and Chayla Rutledge Slaton

Part 2. Research Related to Cultural Competence

Chapter 5. Transforming Curriculum, Exploring Identity, and Cultivating Culturally Responsive Educators: Cynthia Zwicky and Tonya Walls

Chapter 6. Assessing Multicultural Competence in Student Affairs and Other Higher Education Professionals Programming: Gianina R. Baker

Chapter 7. Faculty and Staff Perspectives on Internationalization and Intercultural Competence at a State Comprehensive University SCU: Jermain Griffin

Chapter 8. Educators as the Gatekeepers: Deneca Winfrey Avant, Doris Houston and LaTasha Louise Nesbitt

Part 3. Lesson Learned - Teaching Cultural Competence

Chapter 9, Cultivating cultural competence through cultural engagement: Sophia L. +√ľngeles, Lucas Cone, Sarah Jean Johnson, and Marjorie Faulstich Orellana

Chapter 10. Using Classroom Composition in Delivering Cultural Competence Education; Norissa Williams
Chapter 11. Developing Cultural Competence in Healthcare Professional: Melissa Gomez and Linda Darnell
Part 4. The Future -Teaching Cultural Competence

Chapter 12. Raising Racial Awareness: Christina B. Chin and Erica Morales

Chapter 13. Toward a Pedagogy of Cultural Self-Awareness in the First-Year Law School Classroom: Mikah K. Thompson

Chapter 14. Teaching Cultural Competence Through the Lens of Restorative Justice: Kimberly A. Nelson and Joshua A. Nelson

Chapter 15. Using Technology to Teach Cultural Competence: Tai A. Collins, Kamont+√° Heidelburg, and Meagan N. Scott

Chapter 16. On Teaching and Learning: Runchana Pam Barger

Tiffany Puckett is Assistant Professor in the Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations at Northern Illinois University. Her research interests include education law, education finance and cultural competence.

Nancy S. Lind is a Professor of Political Science at Illinois State University. Her specialties include American public administration and public policy including education and healthcare policy.