Faculty Dialogue on Diversity in the Classroom. Azusa Pacific University January 21, 2009. Diversity in the Classroom. Mark Stanton Acting Provost Dean, School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences. Norms of Collaboration. Richard Martinez, Advanced Studies. Norms of Collaboration. Pausing
Azusa Pacific University
January 21, 2009
Dean, School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
1. The broken nature of our relationships with one another reflects the broken nature of our relationship with God.
2. Reconciliation with God requires reconciliation with one another.
3. Reconciliation with one another requires reconciliation with God.
4. The story of the Bible is the story of God restoring wholeness both to relationships within the human family and the relationship between human beings and God.
(1) What are the ethnic terms in this passage?
(2) What are the problems indicated in this passage?
(3) What answers or solutions are given for these problems?
(4) How might the message of this passage be relevant for us?
Center for Adult and Professional Studies
School of Nursing and Faculty Moderator
In general, the students of color are tired of the following:
Adapted From a List by Dr. Kenneth Waters, Associate Dean, School of Theology
Compiled by Dr. Juanita Cole, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology
Esteem, respect, adapt
Demographics inform policy and practice
Manage, leverage, facilitate conflict
Stakeholders adapt to meet needs of others
Information integrated into policies, procedures, practices.Cultural Proficiency helps us to moveFROM TOLERANCE FOR DIVERSITY TO TRANSFORMATION FOR EQUITY
College Counseling and Student Development
Using a racially/ethnically diverse sample of students, what college experiences and environments contribute most to their learning?
How do college experiences and perceptions predict learning?
Activities related to learning
Perceptions of students, faculty, and administrators
University’s emphasis on diversity
General education Science & technology Intellectual skills
Students learn more when they:
1. How might students perceive that diversity is valuable in your classroom?
2. How do you communicate that you are approachable to students?
a. How might your race/ethnicity influence students’ perceptions about your approachability?
b. How do you increase your approachability with students less likely to engage with you?