Managing and Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education

Publisher : Elsevier

ISBN-13 : 1780633858

Page : 254 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 858 voters

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

More Books:

Managing and Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Robyn Benson
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-31 - Publisher: Elsevier

Government initiatives in many countries emphasise social inclusion in higher education, resulting in a more diverse student population. This presents opportuni
Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Michelle Morgan
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-18 - Publisher: Routledge

Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education is a working manual that is designed to help managers, academics and members of the professional service teams
Managing and Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Robyn Benson
Categories: Computer-assisted instruction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

Government initiatives in many countries emphasise social inclusion in higher education, resulting in a more diverse student population. This presents opportuni
Encouraging Diversity in Higher Education
Language: en
Pages: 138
Authors: Kate Hughes
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Encouraging Diversity in Higher Education: Supporting Student Success provides an overview of the widening participation movement in Higher Education in the Uni
Diversity and Inclusion on Campus
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Rachelle Winkle-Wagner
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-21 - Publisher: Routledge

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
Supporting Student Mental Health in Higher Education
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Samuel Stones
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-05 - Publisher: Critical Publishing

Student mental health is a key consideration in higher education at the moment with recent reports identifying a major gap in provision by universities and how
Disability as Diversity in Higher Education
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Eunyoung Kim
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-03 - Publisher: Routledge

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 st
Diversity and Inclusion on Campus
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Rachelle Winkle-Wagner
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-05 - Publisher: Routledge

As scholars and practitioners in higher education attempt to embrace and lead diversity efforts, it is imperative that they have an understanding of the issues
Advancing Equity and Diversity in Student Affairs
Language: en
Pages: 459
Authors: Jerlando F. L. Jackson
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-01 - Publisher: IAP

This Festschrift has a dual purpose: (a) highlight how student affairs has grown as a field of practice in response to the growth of student diversity on colleg
Encouraging Diversity in Higher Education
Language: en
Pages: 138
Authors: Kate Pritchard Hughes
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher:

Encouraging Diversity in Higher Education: Supporting Student Success provides an overview of the widening participation movement in Higher Education in the Uni