Teaching across cultural strengths : a guide to balancing integrated and individuated cultural frameworks in college teaching / Alicia Fedelina Chávez and Susan Diana Longerbeam ; foreword by Joseph L. White
Book | 2016 | First edition.
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First edition.
xxiii, 241 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Ch.1 Balancing Cultural Strengths in Teaching
Reimagining Teaching Toward a Culturally Strengths-Based Approach
Acknowledging a World With Many Oppressions
Cultural Frameworks, Epistemologies, and Worldview
From Monocultural to Multicultural
A Model of Cultural Frameworks in College Teaching and Learning
Integrated and Individuated Cultures in Teaching and Learning
Both-And: A Cultural Key to Learning
A Note About Inequity in Learning
Teaching Within an Epistemology of Cultural Both-And
Applying a Model of Cultural Frameworks to Teaching Practice
Taking It From Here to Enrich Learning Over Time
Ch.2 Culture in College Teaching
Theoretical Underpinnings of Our Work
A Note on Essentializing and Intersectionality
The Changing Student Body Alongside the Relatively Unchanging Faculty
Student Completion Rates
Faculty Matter
Culture Matters
Elements of Culture
Ethnicity and Race
U.S. Higher Education Heritage and the Invisibility of Monoculturalism
Cultural Strengths
Cultures Matters to Learning
The Expanding Nature of Learning Environments
Neuroscience Supports Balancing Cultural Frameworks
Engaged Learning Leads to Boundary Crossing
Ch.3 Rewards, Dilemmas, and Challenges of Teaching Across Cultural Frameworks
Core Principles
Opportunities and Rewards of Culturally Engaged Teaching
Vulnerability of Culturally Engaged Teaching
Design Dilemmas
Personal Challenges of Culturally Engaged Teaching
Ch.4 Applying Cultural Introspection to Teaching and Learning
Going Inward: Knowing Ourselves Culturally as Faculty
Developing Our Teaching Through Cultural Introspection
Looking Outward: Learning Culturally About Students
Ch.5 Strengths-Based Teaching in Cultural Context
Getting Started: Conceptualizing
Reimaging Our Teaching: The Influence of Teaching Philosophy on Learning, Student Success, and Retention
When Everyone's Learning Is the Objective: Pedagogy, Facilitation, and Interaction Across Cultural Frameworks
Time, Timing, and Scheduling
Climate, Facilitation, and Interaction
Initiating and Sustaining Student Engagement Across Cultures
Balancing Activities Across Cultural Norms, Learning Processes, and Personalities
Additional Considerations
Ch.6 Top 10 Things Faculty Can Do to Teach Across Cultures
Self-Reflect Culturally
Modify One Cultural Continuum
Talk With Three Students
Explore One Negative Attribution
Share With Students the Value of Balancing Cultural Frameworks
Connect to Student Lives
Partner With Students
Make a Personal Connection
Assess Creatively
Consider the Rewards
Ch.7 Spreading the Cultural Word: Faculty Development on a Larger Scale
On-Campus Culture and Teaching Seminars
Multiple-Day Culture and Teaching Institutes
Sustained Culture and Teaching Faculty Cohorts
Individual Self-Development
Informal Sharing
National and International Presentations and Institutions
Ch.8 The Story of Our Work With Faculty
Realizing Our Hopes
Coming Together and Planning
Philosophical and Organizational Underpinnings
The Faculty Development Project
The Program
Final Assessment
Faculty Group Dynamics
Final Reflections: Toward Learning Equity: Cultivating a Culture of Belief in Students
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