Managing and Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education

Government initiatives in many countries emphasise social inclusion in higher education, resulting in a more diverse student population. This presents opportunities and challenges for academic and professional staff in managing and supporting these students. Managing and Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education focuses on how students succeed amidst a culture of widening participation. The book is divided into seven chapters. The first introduces current literature and policies to present an international perspective on widening participation in higher education. The following five chapters present students’ stories on topics including getting into higher education, the international experience, coping with education later in life, and identity. Stories are followed by implications for management and support, and discussion topics for practitioners. The book concludes by looking at how students succeed in higher education and the implications for managing and supporting student diversity. Provides an accessible and practical resource using students’ own voices Emphasises how students from diverse backgrounds succeed in higher education Offers in-depth personal insights into issues facing learners from diverse backgrounds

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  • Author : Robyn Benson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 254 pages
  • ISBN : 1780633858
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Managing and Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education

Managing and Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education
  • Author : Robyn Benson,Margaret Heagney,Lesley Hewitt,Glenda Crosling,Anita Devos
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 July 2013
GET THIS BOOKManaging and Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education

Government initiatives in many countries emphasise social inclusion in higher education, resulting in a more diverse student population. This presents opportunities and challenges for academic and professional staff in managing and supporting these students. Managing and Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education focuses on how students succeed amidst a culture of widening participation. The book is divided into seven chapters. The first introduces current literature and policies to present an international perspective on widening participation in higher education. The following

Managing and Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education

Managing and Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education
  • Author : Robyn Benson,Margaret Heagney,Lesley Hewitt,Glenda Crosling,Anita Devos
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 25 May 2022
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Government initiatives in many countries emphasise social inclusion in higher education, resulting in a more diverse student population. This presents opportunities and challenges for academic and professional staff in managing and supporting these students. Managing and Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education focuses on how students succeed amidst a culture of widening participation. The book is divided into seven chapters. The first introduces current literature and policies to present an international perspective on widening participation in higher education. The following

Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education

Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education
  • Author : Michelle Morgan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 18 July 2013
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Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education is a working manual that is designed to help managers, academics and members of the professional service teams within universities, recruit and support a diverse student body across the student lifecycle at the same time as delivering a quality student experience in a challenging and pressured environment. Using the Student Experience Practitioner Model as a framework, this book helps colleagues responsible for improving the student experience navigate their way through the maze of student

Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education

Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education
  • Author : Michelle Morgan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 18 July 2013
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Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education is a working manual that is designed to help managers, academics and members of the professional service teams within universities, recruit and support a diverse student body across the student lifecycle at the same time as delivering a quality student experience in a challenging and pressured environment. Using the Student Experience Practitioner Model as a framework, this book helps colleagues responsible for improving the student experience navigate their way through the maze of student

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Challenges and Inequalities in Lifelong Learning and Social Justice
  • Author : Susan Jackson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 29 October 2014
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The connections and interactions of lifelong learning and social justice are complex and contested. Both are seen as a means to unconditional good, with little account taken of the inequalities and equalities located in constructions of power. This book develops critical ways to engage with international debates about lifelong learning and social justice through a range of competing and contested definitions, setting out some of the complexities and challenges of linking the two concepts. In particular, it engages in debates

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  • Author : Gail Crimmins
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 29 June 2020
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This book explores tried and tested strategies that support student and faculty engagement and inclusion in the academy. These strategies are anchored by a brief exploration of the history and effect/s of exclusion and deprivilege in higher education. However, while many publications exploring academic inequality focus on the causes and impacts of structural, psychological and cultural exclusion based on racism, sexism, classism and ableism, they rarely engage in interventions to expose and combat such de/privilege. Capturing examples of

Disability as Diversity in Higher Education

Disability as Diversity in Higher Education
  • Author : Eunyoung Kim,Katherine C. Aquino
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 February 2017
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Addressing disability not as a form of student impairment—as it is typically perceived at the postsecondary level—but rather as an important dimension of student diversity and identity, this book explores how disability can be more effectively incorporated into college environments. Chapters propose new perspectives, empirical research, and case studies to provide the necessary foundation for understanding the role of disability within campus climate and integrating students with disabilities into academic and social settings. Contextualizing disability through the lens

Diversity in American Higher Education

Diversity in American Higher Education
  • Author : Lisa M. Stulberg,Sharon Lawner Weinberg
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 May 2012
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Diversity has been a focus of higher education policy, law, and scholarship for decades, continually expanding to include not only race, ethnicity and gender, but also socioeconomic status, sexual and political orientation, and more. However, existing collections still tend to focus on a narrow definition of diversity in education, or in relation to singular topics like access to higher education, financial aid, and affirmative action. By contrast, Diversity in American Higher Education captures in one volume the wide range of

UPRT 2017

UPRT 2017
  • Author : Magdolna Lehmann,Réka Lugossy,,Marianne Nikolov,Gábor Szabó
  • Publisher : Lingua Franca Csoport
  • Release : 04 March 2019
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Improving the Student Experience

Improving the Student Experience
  • Author : Michelle Morgan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 17 June 2013
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The landscape of higher education (HE) has dramatically altered in the past 30 years and it continues to evolve and change. More students are entering HE and attending university or college on a global scale than ever before. Supporting and enhancing the undergraduate student experience across the student lifecycle, from first contact through to alumni, is a critical activity in higher education today not only to aid retention and progression but in a highly competitive HE market, the quality of the

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity in Contemporary Higher Education

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity in Contemporary Higher Education
  • Author : Jeffries, Rhonda
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 05 October 2018
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One of the most important issues academic organizations face is how the administration and faculty handle cultural and varied differences in higher education. High racial tensions as well as the ever-increasing need for equality suggest that changes at the highest level are essential to move forward. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity in Contemporary Higher Education is an essential reference source that discusses the need for academic organizations to establish policy that is current, alive, and fluid by design, thereby supporting an

Internationalisation and the Student Voice

Internationalisation and the Student Voice
  • Author : Elspeth Jones
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 04 December 2009
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This groundbreaking volume seeks to take the first steps in analyzing the impact of internationalization initiatives from student perspectives. As programs are increasingly delivered overseas and we seek to offer domestic students an international experience, how do we know what works for students and what does not? Encompassing the fast-growing global imperative is a significant challenge for higher education and this collection identifies opportunities for enrichment of the learning environment, with all chapters based on direct research with students. The

Quality Management Implementation in Higher Education: Practices, Models, and Case Studies

Quality Management Implementation in Higher Education: Practices, Models, and Case Studies
  • Author : Sony, Michael,Karingada, Kochu Therisa,Baporikar, Neeta
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 02 August 2019
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Although initially utilized in business and industrial environments, quality management systems can be adapted into higher education to assess and improve an institution’s standards. These strategies are now playing a vital role in educational areas such as teaching, learning, and institutional-level practices. However, quality management tools and models must be adapted to fit with the culture of higher education. Quality Management Implementation in Higher Education: Practices, Models, and Case Studies is a pivotal reference source that explores the challenges

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  • Author : Rachelle Winkle-Wagner,Angela M. Locks
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 08 October 2019
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This new and updated second edition of Diversity and Inclusion on Campus: Supporting Students of Color in Higher Education provides an exploration of the range of college experiences, from gaining access to higher education to successfully persisting through degree programs. By bridging research, theory, and practice related to the ways that peers, faculty, administrators, staff, and institutions can and do influence racially and ethnically diverse students' experiences, Winkle-Wagner and Locks examine how and why it is imperative to have an