Examining Efforts to Infuse Diversity Within One College of Education

Patricia Alvarez McHatton, Harold Keller, Barbara Shircliffe, Carlos Zalaquett

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As part of a college-wide commitment to infusing diversity into educator preparation, focus groups were conducted to determine (a) faculty efforts to infuse diversity, (b) instructional approaches used, (c) factors that facilitate or hinder infusion, and (d) supports needed to enhance efforts. Results are presented highlighting personal professional development needs, contextual factors, and student-centered challenges that affect the extent to which diversity is addressed, along with future steps to improve efforts and implications for other institutions of higher education.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)127-135
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Diversity in Higher Education
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education


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