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Universities and Global Diversity

Preparing Educators for Tomorrow, 1st Edition

Edited by Beverly Lindsay, Wanda J. Blanchett


274 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

About the Editors

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.

About the Series

Routledge Research in Education

This series aims to present the latest research from right across the field of education. It is not confined to any particular area or school of thought and seeks to provide coverage of a broad range of topics, theories and issues from around the world.

Please send inquiries or proposals for this series to one of the following:

Will Bateman: [email protected] – Editor, UK and Rest of World

Elsbeth Wright: [email protected] – Editor, North & South America

Vilija Stephens: [email protected] – Editor, Australia & New Zealand

Katie Peace: [email protected] – Publisher, Asia


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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Multicultural Education
EDUCATION / Comparative