Faculty of Color (Heftet)

Teaching in Predominantly White Colleges and Universities

Serie: JB-Anker 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Antall sider: 396
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: JB-Anker
ISBN/EAN: 9780470623138
Omtale: Faculty of Color
Combining an overview of current research literature and 23 engaging narratives, Faculty of Color invites deeper dialogue on the experiences of faculty of color teaching in predominantly white institutions. By raising issues for commentary and investigation, the book challenges its readers to adopt effective strategies for the recruitment and retention of faculty of color in higher education.

The authors represent a variety of disciplines and share firsthand experiences that range from teaching, recruitment, research, mentoring, institutional climate, and administration, to relationships with colleagues as well as students. Through their stories, they are able to offer useful insights into * Teaching styles and how they affect promotion decisions * The impact of mentoring relationships * Collegiality in the campus and university setting * Separating self-identity from group membership * Managing service activities * Understanding and dealing with racism

Faculty of Color is intended for senior administrators and policymakers, faculty development professionals, current faculty, and future faculty of color who are contemplating academia. Each chapter offers a variety of recommendations designed to guide predominantly white colleges and universities in working to ensure that their institutions continue to change in substantive ways.

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