1st Edition

Universities and Global Diversity Preparing Educators for Tomorrow

Edited By Beverly Lindsay, Wanda J. Blanchett Copyright 2011
    292 Pages
    by Routledge

    294 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    Preface Beverly Lindsay and Wanda Blanchett

    Chapter One Higher Education and the Preparation of Professional Educators

    Beverly Lindsay and Wanda Blanchett

    Part I Geopolitical and Regional Matters in Higher Education

    Chapter Two The University in Turbulent Times: A Comparative Study of the

    U.S. and Russia

    Nelly Stromquist and Anna Smolentseva

    Chapter Three Beyond Globalization: Possibilities and Challenges for Universities in Asia

    Kiwan Sung

    Chapter Four Globalizing Higher Education in the Middle East

    Issam Khoury and Beverly Lindsay

    Chapter Five Patterns and Trends in Southern and Eastern African Universities in Preparing Educators for Diversity and Globalization

    Mouzinho Mario and Beverly Lindsay

    Chapter Six Shifting Tides in Jamaican Higher Education

    Beverly Lindsay

    Part II Unique Colleges and Universities and Global Influences

    Chapter Seven The Great Balancing Act: Urban Universities in Global Times

    Jorgelina Abbate-Vaughn

    Chapter Eight Embracing Globalism: Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the Preparation of Professional Educators

    Kassie Freeman and M. Chris Brown II

    Chapter Nine Native American Tribal Colleges and Universities: Utilizing Indigenous Knowledges and Ways of Knowing to Prepare Global Educators

    John Tippeconnic, III and Susan Faircloth

    Chapter Ten Australia’s Five ATN Universities: How Are Structures and Academic Programs Being Internationalized for the 21st Century?

    Anne Hickling-Hudson

    Part III University Students and Colleges and Schools of Education

    Chapter Eleven An International Survey of Higher Education Students’ Perception of World-Mindedness and Global Citizenship

    Luanna Meyer, Christine Sleeter, Ken Zeichner, Hyun-Sook Park, Garry Hoban, and Peter Sorensen

    Chapter Twelve European Union Universities and Teacher Preparation

    Martyn Rouse and Lani Florian

    Chapter Thirteen Engaged Research/ers for Identity and Consciousness: Curriculum Change, Diversity Policy and Teacher Education Reform in Brazil and the United States

    Joyce King, Melissa Speight Vaughn, Ponilha Beatriz Gonçalves e Silva, Regina Conceição, Tatiane Cosentino Rodrigues, and Evaldo Ribeiro Oliveira

    Chapter Fourteen Higher Education and the Preparation of Educators to Embrace Disability as a Component of Global Diversity

    Wanda Blanchett and Kathryn Young

    Part IV Global Environments and Diversity

    Chapter Fifteen University Movement Toward Tomorrow

    Wanda Blanchett and Beverly Lindsay


    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.