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Teaching multicultural awareness and mentoring minority students

Latoya Anderson Pierce (Department of Psychology & Behavioral Sciences, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana, USA)

Journal for Multicultural Education

ISSN: 2053-535X

Article publication date: 10 April 2017

Abstract

Purpose

This paper includes a proposed model for working with diverse students both in the classroom and as faculty mentors. This paper aims to provide guidelines on creating a collaborative learning community, helping students engage in cultural self-awareness and mentoring minority students.

Design/methodology/approach

As a conceptual piece, this manuscript is a working model which has been implemented in instructor pedagogy for the past five years.

Findings

Support for this model primarily comes from student evaluations and feedback.

Originality/value

This manuscript will provide valuable teaching tools and insight into multicultural pedagogy.

Keywords

Citation

Pierce, L.A. (2017), "Teaching multicultural awareness and mentoring minority students", Journal for Multicultural Education, Vol. 11 No. 1, pp. 61-68. https://doi.org/10.1108/JME-09-2015-0030

Publisher

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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