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Universities and Global Diversity
Preparing Educators for Tomorrow

ISBN 9780415853224
Published March 28, 2013 by Routledge
294 Pages

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This volume seeks to critically examine the nexus between globalization and diversity as it affects the preparation of professional educators on several continents, taking into account the extensive changes in economic, sociopolitical, and cultural dynamics within nations and regions that have occurred in the last decade.

Table of Contents

Foreword  Ambassador James Joseph and AACTE CEO Dr. Sharon Porter Robinson.  Preface to the New Decade  Beverly Lindsay and Wanda J. Blanchett  1. Universities and Global Diversity: Preparing Educators for Tomorrow  Beverly Lindsay and Wanda J. Blanchett  Part I: Geopolitical and Regional Matters in Higher Education  2. The University in Turbulent Times: A Comparative Study of the U.S. and Russia  Nelly Stromquist and Anna Smolentseva  3. Beyond Globalization: Possibilities and Challenges in Korea and China  Kiwan Sung  4. Globalizing Higher Education in the Middle East  Issam Khoury and Beverly Lindsay  5. Shifting Tides in Jamaican Higher Education  Beverly Lindsay  Part II: Unique Colleges and Universities and Global Influences  6. Historically Black Colleges and Universities in New Orleans: Domestic and Global Engagement in the Post-Katrina Era  Beverly Lindsay and Tara Scales Williams  7. Native American Tribal Colleges and Universities: Utilizing Indigenous Knowledges and Ways of Knowing to Prepare Native Peoples to Meet the Demands of an Increasingly Globalized Community  John Tippeconnic III and Susan Faircloth  8. Urban Support Networks: Commuter Urban Public Universities in Global Times  Jorgelina Abbate-Vaughn and Donna DeGennaro  9. Australian Universities and the Challenges of Internationalization  Anne Hickling-Hudson and Ravinder Sidhu  Part III: University Students and Colleges and Schools of Education  10. An International Survey of Higher Education Students’ Perception of World-Mindedness and Global Citizenship  Luanna Meyer, Christine Sleeter, Hyun-Sook Park, Garry Hoban, Ken Zeichner and Peter Sorensen  11. European Union Universities and Teacher Preparation  Lani Florian  12. Engaged Research/ers Transformative Curriculum and Diversity Policy for Teacher Education in the Americas: Brazil, Belize and the United States  Joyce King, Melissa Speight Vaughn, Petronilha Beatriz Gonçalves e Silva, Regina Conceição, Tatiane Cosentino Rodrigues and Evaldo Ribeiro Oliveira  13. Teaching and Administrative Development in Southern Africa: Illustrations from Mozambique and Angola  Mouzinho Mario and Beverly Lindsay  Part IV: Global Environments and Diversity  14. Universities and Global Diversity: Movement toward Tomorrow  Wanda J. Blanchett and Beverly Lindsay

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Beverly Lindsay (Ph.D., American University; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst) is Professor and Senior Scientist of Higher Education and International Policy Studies at Pennsylvania State University. Her scholarship examines comparative and international education policy issues and international affairs; and her publications include Ralph Johnson Bunche: Public Intellectual and Nobel Peace Laureate (Senior Author and Editor) and The Quest for Equity in Higher Education (with Manuel Justiz). She has produced six books and over 90 scholarly and policy publications. 

Wanda J. Blanchett (Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University) is Dean of the College of Education and Ewing Marion Kauffman/Missouri Chair of Education at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. She is the immediate past Associate Dean and Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Colorado, Denver. She specializes in urban and special education. Currently, she is the Chair of the Global Diversity Committee of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. She has published over 50 scholarly articles and presented extensively at annual conferences of the American Educational Research Association and the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.