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The Ethics of Cultural Competence in Higher Education

1st Edition

Edited by Beverly A. Burnell, Heidi Schnackenberg

Apple Academic Press

214 pages

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Hardback: 9781926895505
pub: 2015-02-11
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This new book presents both research (qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-design) and conceptual chapters about the ethical factors to be considered in teaching, administration, and professional practice in higher education settings. The book includes recent research-based ideas in the field of higher education. Topics include cultural competencie

Table of Contents

Preface. Aspects of Leadership in Higher Education: A Snapshot. Technoethical Reflections on the Evolving Organizational Culture of University 2.0. Balancing the Rights of Students with Disabilities and Academic Integrity: Case Studies for Teacher Education Faculty. Redefining the Social Construction of Cool in Terms of Social Justice. How Self-knowledge Impacts the Ability to Teach Ethically: Teaching Journeys. Breaking the Mold: Challenging Prevailing Myths through Cross-Cultural Experiences. The Leastwise of the Land: Teaching for Social Justice in a Homogenous Zone. Conceptualizing Male College Students as Men: A Counseling Perspective with Implications for Professionals in Higher Education. Cultural Competency Development for New Student Affairs Professionals. Beyond Tolerance: Developing Multicultural Competencies in Pre-service Teachers. Index.

About the Editors

Bev Burnell is an associate professor in counselor education at the State University of New York (SUNY), Plattsburgh, New York. She also serves as the employee assistance coordinator for the campus. She teaches graduate students in the department's three nationally accredited counseling programs, has served as the counselor education department chairperson, and as coordinator for the Student Affairs Professional Practice program. Some of her areas of professional focus have been student affairs practice in higher education, college students and environments, professional roles and identity, ethical practice, cultural competence, and transition processes for students with disabilities. Dr. Burnell has been an active contributor to the design and coordinates the graduate programs in teacher education and counselor education. She also coordinates the accreditation process for the Counselor Education Department. Dr. Burnell began her education career as a secondary mathematics teacher and worked for many years as a counselor in higher education settings.

Heidi Schnackenberg is a professor in educational technology in SUNY Plattsburg's Teacher Education Unit and is coordinator of the masters of science in education programs. She currently teaches both undergraduate and graduate classes on the use of technology to enhance teaching and learning in the P-12 classroom, social issues in education, ethical issues in educational technology, and childhood education courses as a member of one of the faculty cohorts in the BS program in childhood education. She previously taught in the graduate educational technology program at Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, and worked as an instructional designer for both Intel and Motorola corporations. Her various research interests include the integration of technology into pedagogical practices, the legal and ethical implications of western technologies on non-western and third wo

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BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business