Cultural Awareness and Competency Development in Higher Education

Cultural Awareness and Competency Development in Higher Education

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As the world becomes more globalized, student populations in university settings will continue to grow in diversity. To ensure students develop the cultural competence to adapt to new environments, universities and colleges must develop policies and programs to aid in the progression of cultural acceptance and understanding. Cultural Awareness and Competency Development in Higher Education is an essential reference book on the latest literature regarding multiculturalism in colleges and universities, focusing on administration and faculty implementation of culturally-aware curriculum to support the development of students' global competence. Featuring extensive coverage on a range of topics including social constructivism, co-curricular learning, and inclusive pedagogy, this publication is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on the inclusion of culturally diverse curriculums in higher education.Components of the university course in which a self-reflection paper is assigned to students are a focus on increasing ... Mendez University System to offer eight undergraduate degrees and four graduate degrees in both English and Spanish.


Title:Cultural Awareness and Competency Development in Higher Education
Author: Leavitt, Lynda, Wisdom, Sherrie, Leavitt, Kelly
Publisher:IGI Global - 2017-02-08
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