Strategies for Facilitating Inclusive Campuses in Higher Education: International Perspectives on Equity and Inclusion Vol: 17

Jaimie Hoffman
Noodle Partners, USA

Patrick Blessinger
Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association, USA

Mandla Makhanya
University of South Africa, South Africa

Product Details
25 Jul 2019
Emerald Publishing Limited
328 pages - 152 x 229mm
Innovations in Higher Education Teaching and Learning


Higher education institutions continue to encounter an increasingly complex set of issues regarding equity, diversity and inclusion on university campuses. Many institutions are striving to find creative solutions to eliminate access, participation, and achievement barriers as well as practices that impede retention and graduation rates. This volume provides educators with a global understanding of the successes and challenges associated with facilitating inclusive campuses in higher education amidst the growing diversity of students by providing evidence-based strategies and ideas for implementing equity and inclusion at higher education institutions around the world. 
By addressing challenges experienced at a cross-cultural level, this book is an invaluable resource for educators and higher education practitioners alike.
Part I: Concepts And Principles 
Introduction To Strategies For Facilitating Inclusive Campuses In Higher Education; Enakshi Sengupta, Patrick Blessinger, Jaimie Hoffman, And Mandla Makhanya 
Part Ii: Global Practices and Challenges 
Chapter 1. Removing the Rose Coloured Glasses Of Exclusivity; Caterina Valentino 
Chapter 2. Authentic Caring: An Australian Experience; Joshua Spier 
Chapter 3. High-Impact Inclusive Learning Organizations: Evidence-Based Strategies In Higher Education; Katelyn Romsa, Bryan Romsa, Kevin Sackreiter, Jana M. Hanson, Mary Kay Helling, and Heidi Adele Sackreiter
Chapter 4. Access4all: Policies and Practices Of Social Development In Higher Education; David Rodríguez-Gómez, Joaquín Gairín, Fabio Dovigo, Kati Clements, Miguel Jerónimo, Lisa Lucas, Elena Marin, Saana Mehtälä, Fernanda Paula Pinheiro, Sue Timmis, and Mihaela Stîngu 
Chapter 5. Enhancing Inclusion, Experience And Academic Performance: Peer-To-Peer Mentoring For Equity Group Students In An Australian Regional University; Bill (W.E.) Boyd, Katrina Alexander, Margie Wallin, Warren Lake, Rob Cumings and Rachel Callahan 
Chapter 6. Using Virtual Communities Of Practice To Coach And Mentor Faculty To Facilitate Engaging Critical Consciousness; Valencia Gabay, Shannon Voyles, Linda Algozzini, and Grady Batchelor 
Chapter 7. Afrocentric Mentoring Models Of Marginalised Individuals In Higher Education; Vimbi Petrus Mahlangu 
Chapter 8. The Use Of An Academic Mentorship Model To Enhance The Transition, Retention And Success Of Disadvantaged Students In Higher Education; Gerry M. Rayner and Juliey Beckman 
Chapter 9. A "Critical Factor": Facilitating The Success Of Students From Low Socioeconomic Status Backgrounds At Australian Regional Universities Through Technology; Marcia Devlin and Jade Mckay 
Chapter 10. A Strategy For Enhancing Academics' Cultural Lens: The Knowing Your Students Report; Meloni M. Muir, Helen Drury, Fiona White and Garth Tarr 
Chapter 11. Innovations and Insights For Higher Education Aspiration And Outreach Programs; Charles Flodin and Nicole Vidovich 
Chapter 12. A Collaborative Study Abroad Model: Inspiring Fiscally Underrepresented Students; Hellen Gerolymatos Mcdonald, Michelle Asbill, Tara L. Powell, Stacy Billman, Sebnem Ozkan, and Sherrie Faulkner
Chapter 13. Improving Bridge Programs On American College & University Campuses; Pietro Sasso, Roger "Mitch" Nasser, Jr., and Shelley Price-Williams 
Chapter 14. Inclusiveness In The 21st Century: Glasgow Caledonian University's Approach; Angela Shapiro, Joanna Marshall Bhullar, and Margaret Mcshane 
Chapter 15. Advocating Equity And Community Through Residential Learning Programs; Shelley Price-Williams, Pietro Sasso, and Roger "Mitch" Nasser, Jr. 
Chapter 16. Ensuring Equity And Inclusion In Higher Education Provision: Ghana's Approach; Patrick Swanzy, Patrício V. Langa, and Francis Ansah 
Chapter 17. Innovative Strategies For Creating Inclusive Spaces For Hearing-Impaired And Visually Impaired Students In An Open Distance and E-Learning (Odel) Environment: A Case Study Of The University Of South Africa (Unisa); Ashiya Abdool Satar
Jaimie Hoffman, Ed.D., is a higher education leader with expertise and experience in student affairs, technology, and university teaching. She is the Director of Student Affairs and Learning at Noodle Partners, and an associate lecturer at the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse, USA.  
Patrick Blessinger, Ed.D., is an adjunct associate professor of education at St. John's University USA, a math and science teacher with the New York State Education Department, and chief research scientist of the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (in consultative status with the United Nations). 
Mandla Makhanya, Ph.D., is the Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of South Africa (UNISA) and President of the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL).
The book contains a valuable set of case studies that inspire replication for educators confronted on a daily basis with the challenges and opportunities of inclusive classrooms. - Subin Nijhawan, Goethe University, Germany

This book promotes reflection about how students in college and university settings can be offered a meaningful and holistic education - one where the expression of 'student voice' is seen as an inherent part of the instruction offered. - Damian Spiteri, The Malta College of Arts Science and Technology

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